The Sound of Music Filming Locations

A young woman is sent by her convent to be the governess of the seven unruly Von Trapp children in Austria during the rise of the Nazi regime.

The Sound of Music was filmed in Salzburg in Austria and in Germany.

Nonnberg Abbey

Nonnberg Abbey

Maria sings as she leaves the abbey for her assignment. Later, the Nazis arrive at the abbey and demand to be let inside.

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Salzburg Town Square

Maria splashes in the fountain on her way to the Von Trapp home while singing "I Have Confidence". Later, the Nazi soldiers march through town after taking control of Austria.

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Bus Stop

Maria boards the bus heading to the countryside.

Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron

Von Trapp Home (rear)

The Captain is entertaining Max and the Baroness at the rear of the house when his children come rowing up with Maria singing.

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Marian leads the children across the square in front of the cathedral.



Maria and the children walk past a fountain on their day out.

Humboldt Terrace


Maria sings "Do-Re-Mi" with the children while walking over the town.

151 (near Niedersee)

Lakeside Road

Marian and the children ride bikes beside the lake while singing "Do-Re-Mi".

Oberburgau (near trees)

Tree Lined Road

The Captain is driving Max and the Baroness to his home and they pass the children playing in the trees but don't recognize them.


Salzburg Festival

The Von Trapp family participates in Max's music festival to provide cover for their escape from the Nazis.

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