Sound of Music

Indulge in romantic cities, dramatic scenery and epic history on this Austrian musical adventure. Explore the heritage of the Habsburg Empire and the fairy-tale retreat of a shy German king as you encounter the legacy of the von Trapps on your journey from Munich to Vienna.

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Day 1: Arrive Munich

Willkommen in München – which you will have an opportunity to explore before embarking on your lyrical sojourn through the Sound of Music. Join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a memorable Welcome Reception to kick-start your leisurely meander through Germany and Austria.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Westpark, 2 nights

Day 2: Munich

Embark on a morning orientation tour past some of the city’s most renowned sites, including the Opera House, Ludwigstrasse, Hofbräuhaus and Marienplatz, whose Glockenspiel delights visitors throughout the day with its re-enactment of 16th-century tales. Spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring the city’s Old Town or consider an Optional Experience to the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, the first of the Nazi camps established in Germany. This evening, connect with the city’s rich beer heritage and consider a memorable night out at a local beer hall.

Day 3: Munich – Neuschwanstein Castle – Innsbruck

Journey to Neuschwanstein Castle, built as a retreat for shy King Ludwig II to retire from public life. Continue through Bavaria, arriving in Innsbruck. We dine at a local restaurant this evening.

Hotel: Grand Europa, 2 nights

Day 4: Innsbruck

The Tyrol mountains beckon today in this capital of Tyrol. We spend a leisurely day against a magnificent alpine backdrop, exploring the city’s iconic sights. Admire Emperor Maximilian I’s ornate Golden Roof, then maybe take a trip up the funicular for spectacular views, or see the Hofburg Palace. Admire the fascinating crystal installations and browse for precious gifts and souvenirs at the Swarovski Crystal Worlds Store.

Day 5: Innsbruck – Berchtesgaden – Salzburg

Spend a soul-stirring morning connecting with the astounding natural beauty of Berchtesgaden. Venture to Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart, where you’ll spend the night.

Hotel: Mercure City

Day 6: Salzburg Sightseeing – Mondsee – Villach

Join your ‘Local Specialist’ for a tour of the city’s iconic highlights including Getreidegasse, the Salzburg Cathedral, Mozart’s birthplace and many of the locations used in the film ‘The Sound of Music’. Leave the sounds of Salzburg behind for lakeside Mondsee, where you’ll visit Mondsee Abbey, the one-time Benedictine monastery that served as the church where Captain Von Trapp and Maria were married in film. This afternoon travel to Villach where we will ‘Connect With Locals’ and enjoy a Carinthian ‘Be My Guest’ dinner with the Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood in the Monastery of Kloster Wernberg.

Hotel: Palais26

Day 7: Villach – Piber – Graz – Vienna

‘Dive Into Culture’ during a visit to the Lipizzaner Stud farm at Piber and gain insights into the breeding of the Spanish Riding School’s athletic white stallions. Later, stop in the town of Graz with its galleried courtyards and Renaissance squares. Finally arrive in the Austrian capital, Vienna, and check in to your hotel.

Hotel: Imperial Riding School Renaissance, 2 nights

Day 8: Vienna

Enjoy an exclusive guided visit of the Habsburg royal collection of art at the Kunsthistorisches Museum, prior to admission of the general public. ‘Dive Into Culture’ and visit the Kunstkammer during this private insider visit. Later, your ‘Local Specialist’ will show you the city’s major landmarks and palaces during your included sightseeing tour. The magic continues with a walking tour through the oldest parts of the city. This evening, join your fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner.

Day 9: Depart Vienna

We say a fond farewell to newfound friends and the beauty of Vienna at the end of an unforgettable experience.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
May: 02, 09, 16, 23, 30$3,350.00$4,110.00
June: 06, 13, 20$3,350.00$4,110.00
June: 27$3,325.00$4,085.00
July: 04$3,325.00$4,085.00
July: 11, 18, 25$3,375.00$4,135.00
August: 01, 08, 15, 22$3,450.00$4,210.00
August: 29$3,395.00$4,155.00
September: 05, 12$3,395.00$4,155.00
September: 19, 26$3,495.00$4,255.00
October: 03$3,450.00$4,210.00

Inclusions 
Meals: 8 breakfasts, 5 dinners
Transport: Luxury air-conditioned coach
Accommodation: 8 nights accommodation
Guide: An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice

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