The Backyard of the Von Trapp Villa
The scenes from The Sound of Music representing the backyard and garden of the von Trapp Villa by the lake are filmed in Salzburg, Austria. To find the exact filming location read on or click on the map pointer in the image section above.
“Do you mean to tell me that my children have been roaming about Salzburg dressed up in nothing but some old drapes?!”
Where did they film the scenes for the backyard of the von Trapp villa?
Hint: Click the map pointer icon in the image area at the top for the exact map location.
Interesting about von Trapp villa filming location
The pathway from the house to the lake was constructed for The Sound of Music but was later removed. The statues, as well as the gate and the stunning view, of course, remain.
Some shots of the villa were done at Leopoldskron and other exterior shots of the house were filmed at Frohnburg castle, like the scene where the Captain watches the children arrive in a boat with Maria. The captain is standing at Frohnburg castle but the boat is arriving at Leopoldskron. For reference click the camera icon in the image section above and watch the short video.
The interior scenes at von Trapp house were filmed in the Fox studios in Los Angeles.
The visiting of the Trapp terrace is restricted to the guests and customers of the Leopoldskron Palace. There is good news however for those who really wish to see this filming location up close. Leopoldskron Palace is a Hotel and you can book a stay there with all rights visiting the terrace as well: Book a room in Leopoldskron via booking.com