Schloss Leopoldskron has a rich, complex history and an eclectic list of owners. It began life as the home of Archbishop Leopold Count Firmian in 1736.
The gazebo at Hellbrunn Castle has the distinction of featuring in two romantic moments in The Sound of Music.
Its grounds and interiors are rife with allusions to Greek mythology. The most notable of these is a Pegasus fountain.
If you’re an adventurous soul with a love of the outdoors, consider adding Mehlweg Mountain to your tour of Sound of Music film locations.
Talking of that opening sequence, two lesser-known Sound of Music film locations are the castles you see overhead as the aerial camera sweeps over the Salzburg landscape.