This convent appears on the sound of music tour. So I walked up numerous steps in the snow to get here. The convent is just that. You cannot go in, just into the attached church. The church was dark and basic. To be fair the...More
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You could almost see the nuns coming to the gate and slowly opening it for the German soldiers in SOM. We walked up from the town, but it might have been easier coming down from the fortress. The abbey itself is very peaceful and quiet...More
I walked up the stairs one day and then up the road another day to see Nonnberg Abbey and the views from there. Being a fan of The Sound of Music I was thrilled to see the gate that was used in the film.
Beautiful, beautiful convent and church. My husband and I went out on a walk during an afternoon in Salzburg and found ourselves walking up quite a few steps! Jokingly, we kept telling each other that the view from the top had better be worth it!...More
We did this on a Sound of Music bicycle tour. It would be a tough walk to it..If you like the movie, you need to see it.
As a fan of The Sound of Music, I had to make the hike up to find the famed abbey of Maria von Trapp. The area you can visit is small because it is an active convent, but you are allowed to go inside the...More
It is quite a hike from the Old City. However, once you reach the convent you will be glad you made the journey. The view is amazing and it is so quiet, peaceful. The convent is a little small compared to others, but learning about...More
Very peaceful and serene place with so much history. I am so glad I walked the long steps up the hill to find this place it was amazing.