Salzburg & Vienna - The Sounds of Austria

From $2,849
Duration 7 Days
Departures from: Apr 2022 - Oct 2022
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From $2,849
Duration 7 Days
Departures from: Apr 2022 - Oct 2022
Tour Overview

Begin your musical journey through Austria in 'Sound of Music' city Salzburg, where Mozart was born and medieval treasures lurk around every corner. On to St Florian, to see Anton Bruckner's final resting place, before discovering Vienna's highlights including the magnificent Schönbrunn Palace.

  • Leisurely Touring
  • Half Board
  • Flight Choices
  • Max Group Size 30

Your Holiday Includes

  • Just You Tour Manager as your host & Specialist Local Guide
  • 6 nights in 4-star hotels
  • A guaranteed twin or double room of your own
  • 12 included meals: 6 breakfasts, 6 dinners including a welcome drink & farewell dinner
  • Transportation excluding overseas transfers to and from the airport*
  • Porterage
  • Portable audio headset system on excursions

Included Holiday Highlights

  • Guided tour of Salzburg including Mozart's birthplace
  • Tasting traditional homemade organic specialities
  • Tour of the Salzkammergut – the Austrian Lake District
  • Cruise on Lake Wolfgang
  • Visit Hallstatt & Bad Ischl
  • Tour of St Florian Monastery including a recital on the famous Bruckner Organ
  • Danube cruise in the Wachau Valley
  • Guided tour of Vienna & its market

Itinerary

Day 1 Munich

Make your own way to the first hotel where your Tour Manager will meet you for your welcome meeting that evening.

Meals included: D

Day 2 Salzburg

Today we include a tour of 'Sound of Music' city Salzburg - one of Europe's best-preserved historic cities. The centre has hardly changed since the times of Mozart. The famous Austrian composer was born here and during our tour we'll visit his birthplace, now a museum dedicated to his works. 
This afternoon, we'll make our way to Joglbauer, a family-owned farm which produces its own organic produce. Here, we will taste an array of traditional specialities including freshly baked bread and pastries, cheese, homemade juice and cider. It promises to be a treat for your tastebuds!
Later,​ we'll enjoy dinner in the hotel, after which you can join an optional classical concert at Mirabell Palace.

Meals included: B,D

Day 3 ​Salzkammergut, Hallstatt & Bad Ischl

Salzkammergut, or the Austrian Lake District, is our destination today, with our first stop St Gilgen on the shores of Lake Wolfgang, where we'll enjoy a boat trip. Next, we visit Hallstatt, a UNESCO-listed village which sits at the base of a mountain. On our way back to Salzburg, we'll pass through the spa town of Bad Ischl. We'll gather for dinner this evening at the hotel.

Meals included: B,D

Day 4 ​​St Florian, Wachau Valley & Vienna

​We'll head to Vienna today, where we stay for three nights. En route we'll visit the parish of St Florian, renowned for the Augustinian Monastery boys' choir, the Florianer Sängerknaben. We'll enter the monastery and at the end of our tour we'll enjoy a live organ concert. Next, we head to the Wachau Valley for a scenic Danube cruise, before arriving in Vienna.

Meals included: B,D

Day 5 ​Vienna

Today we'll discover Vienna's highlights as we explore with a Local Guide. Highlights include the famous Ringstrasse – a smart boulevard lined with fine buildings, including the State Opera and the Hofburg Palace. We'll also pass Vienna's cathedral and finish at the magnificent Schönbrunn Palace. Dinner is served in a traditional restaurant. Later, you can also join an optional concert of music from Strauss at the grand Wiener Kursalon.

Meals included: B,D

Day 6 ​Vienna

​This morning, we're going to head out on a walking tour of Vienna, including its famous market. If you wish, you can also take a horse-drawn carriage ride through the Old Town and visit the Imperial Apartments on our optional excursion, including a visit to the rooms used by Empress Elisabeth and Emperor Franz Joseph.
Later, we'll head to a wine tavern for a farewell dinner accompanied by lively Viennese Schrammel music.

Meals included: B,D

Day 7 Departure

Today it's time to say goodbye to your fellow travellers as your holiday comes to an end.

Meals included: B

Accommodation

Hotel Gastagwirt

This family-run hotel on the outskirts of Salzburg boasts a restaurant, wellness centre and bar. The hotel also has it own farm, which produces many of the ingredients you'll enjoy in your meals.

Arcotel Wimberger

Arcotel Wimberger, with its close location to tram stops and metro, has an easy access to Vienna city centre. Air-conditioned and spacious hotel rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, a work desk and private facilities.

Other hotel amenities include a wellness and fitness area with a hot tub, sauna, and restaurant with city views, serving traditional and current Viennese specialties.