Powerful women of Salzburg

Book this private tour to discover the story of Salzburg female protagonists who shaped the city's past and present.

Get to know the powerful women of Salzburg

Uncover the remarkable stories of Salzburg’s most powerful women with our “Powerful Women of Salzburg” tour. From the 15th to the 20th century, these women were pioneers for social, political, and economic developments that changed the world.

Our tour highlights include 10 special portraits of these powerful women, including the women in Mozart’s family, Barbara Krafft, Friderike Zweig, Irma v. Troll-Borostyáni, Barbara Thenn, Rosa Kerschbaumer-Putjata, Mariana Abromovic, Maria Johanna Sedelmaier, Marie Mösner, and Salome Alt. You’ll learn about their remarkable achievements and contributions, and how they shaped Salzburg’s rich history.

In addition, we’ll take you to the Hexenturm, where only photos remain of the women who were accused of witchcraft, and share their heartbreaking stories.

With our “Powerful Women of Salzburg” tour, you’ll gain a deeper appreciation for the remarkable women who helped shape Salzburg and the world. Don’t miss out on this inspiring journey through time! Book your tour now and let us take you on a fascinating adventure through the stories of Salzburg’s powerful women.

Tour highlights:

  • Get to know the female protagonists of Salzburg
  • Explore some of the city’s best highlights

Why book our powerful women of Salzburg tour?

Salzburg is more than just a beautiful city with stunning architecture and picturesque views. It is a place with a fascinating history, and through the stories of Salzburg’s powerful women you will get to discover it. Join us to discover the hidden gems of Salzburg’s cultural heritage and to hear captivating tales of female pioneers who shaped the city’s past and present.

Important details:

Tour time: Please inquire regarding our guides’ availability. Normally we have enough guides to be flexible for you.
Duration: The tour lasts approximately 3 hours.
Guide: One of our awesome Salzburg guides is looking forward to meeting you. More information will be sent via email.
Children: This tour is excellent for children who love stories, secrets and history.
Accessibility: This tour is wheelchair accessible.
What to wear: Comfortable shoes! Also, always check the weather forecast in advance to make sure you are dressed properly.

Tour conditions:

Minimum number of participants: We offer private customised tours for individual groups, families, or companies. We can adjust and alter the tour according to your interest. Simply let us know in case you have specific requestes or wishes.

Private group size: This tour is usually available for groups of up to 10 participants. If you are a larger group, please send us an email in order to tailor the tour for you.

Cancellation policy: You can cancel your booking up to 48 hours in advance. We won’t be able to refund those who cancel less than 48 hours before the tour. Naturally we do recognise certain exceptions such as emergency situations. Please note, we reserve the right to cancel the tour up to 48 hours in advance too. We will do so if our guide is unavailable due to a sudden change or if we do not have the minimum number of participants required for the tour.

Pictures and videos: Please be aware that we might take photos and videos during the tour. If you don’t want to appear in any Secret Vienna promotional pictures, please let us know by sending us a message.

Copyrights: Our licensed tour guides worked hard on this unique Salzburg tour. We kindly ask you to not record the tour or take pictures of artefacts or material without the guide’s explicit permission.

We have many more tours in Salzburg for you!