Schloss Hellbrunn, made famous by its trick fountains and the Sound of Music, has been around for more than 400 years. Hellbrunn Palace (or in German, Schloss Hellbrunn) is the most surprising of the castles I have visited. As a whimsical and entertaining palace that leaves its visitors with a sense of wonder. Established as an early Baroque villa, like the Baroque Austrian National Library in Vienna, this marveling palace is located near Morzg, a southern district in Salzburg, Austria. Making it an excellent day trip from Salzburg and a must for any Sound of Music fan! The History of Hellbrunn Palace (Schloss Hellbrunn) Constructed between 1613 and 1619 by Markus Sittikus von Hohenems, the Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg, it’s name comes from the German for “clear spring” that provides the palace with its source for the wonderous trick fountains. Solely used as a day residence in summer, it was a respite…