Villa Trapp

Villa Trapp Front

Villa Trapp, the original home of the Sound of Music family, was opened as a hotel to great media attention. Thousands of guests have come with their stay fulfilled a lifelong wish. Among the prominent guests were Maria von Trapp. Dame Julie Andrews, the leading actress in the Oscar-winning, world-famous film The Sound of Music. Debbie Turner and Duane Chase (SOM movie kids). David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) and family. The Hetfield family (Metallica). Connie Fisher leading actress of the musical in England. Alfred Brendel (pianist). Members of the Saudi Arabian royal family. Ian Carmichael (intimate of Queen Elizabeth of England), Beatrice McCartney and Heather Mills.

The ORF Christmas show with Elisabeth von Trapp was filmed in the villa. Villa Trapp was the subject of the Ophrah Winfrey Show. It was the filming location for the 50th anniversary of the movie on ABC. The villa was the setting for the Belgian casting show for the main actress, Maria. The Vill Trapp gained worldwide attention as a “pit stop” in the reality show “The Amazing Race” (30 million viewers).

Sound of Music World Museum Eingang Getreidegasse
Sound of Music Museum ⸻

Sound of Music Museum

The Sound of Music World was the first Sound of Music Museum in Salzburg. It was opened without public funding in the heart of the city of Mozart and delighted thousands of visitors with the true contemporary history of the Trapp family and the differences to the Sound of Music.

These projects and much more experience from journalistic and political activities all flow into the Dorfchalet. In addition to the pampering factor, the spirit of mountain life and the valley should be preserved and told for those interested. There is no wish that may not be expressed. According to the motto nothing must, everything can!