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.
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.
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.
Day 7 Departure
Today it's time to say goodbye to your fellow travellers as your holiday comes to an end.Meals included: B