Europe At Leisure 2018: Sound of Music Summer 2018

Tour Type: At Leisure
Brochure Type: Europe At Leisure 2018

Join the von Trapps on an Austrian adventure that will make your heart sing, from Munich's medieval charm to the 19th century fortress once home to a shy fairy-tale king. Explore the heritage of the Habsburg Empire and stay at the 18th century family estate of the Prince Archbishop of Salzburg, the romantic setting for several 'Sound of Music' scenes.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Salzburg and Vienna
  • Orientation of Munich, Oberammergau and Innsbruck
  • See Melk Abbey and Wachau Valley
  • View Wilten Basilica and the Golden Roof in Innsbruck and Mozart's Birthplace in Salzburg
  • Visit Neuschwanstein Castle, Mondsee Church made famous in the film 'The Sound of Music' in Mondsee, the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna and the alpine resort of Berchtesgaden
Dining Highlights
  • 9 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 4 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

Call (803) 252-6900 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13703535

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 3/31/2018
Duration
10 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1MunichArrive Munich (2 Nights): Willkommen in Munich - a city of sophistication, old-world charm and of course all the flavours of Bavaria, which you will have an opportunity to explore before embarking on your lyrical At Leisure sojourn through the Sound of Music. Join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a memorable Welcome Reception to kickstart your leisurely meander through Germany and Austria.Welcome Reception
Holiday Inn Westpark
Day 2MunichMunich Orientation and At Leisure: Delve into the fascinating mix of old and new as you embark on a morning orientation tour taking you to some of the city's most renowned sites, including the majestic Opera House, Ludwigstrasse, Hofbrauhaus and Marienplatz - its magical Glockenspiel delights visitors throughout the day with its 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, embrace the city's rich beer heritage and consider a memorable night out at a local beer hall. Buffet Breakfast
Day 3OberammergauMunich - Neuschwanstein Castle - Oberammergau (2 Nights): Journey to the fairy-tale Neuschwanstein Castle, built as a retreat for shy King Ludwig II to retire from public life. Meandering through Bavaria, we arrive in Oberammergau, where locals have performed the Passion Play every decade since 1634 to fulfil their vow after the village was spared from the grip of the Black Plague. We dine in our hotel this evening.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Wittelsbach
Day 4OberammergauInnsbruck Excursion: The Tyrol mountains beckon today as you take a scenic drive to Innsbruck, the capital of Tyrol. Against a magnificent Alpine backdrop, we spend a leisurely day exploring the city's iconic sights. Admire Emperor Maximilian I's ornate Golden Roof and the Wilten Basilica, take a trip up the funicular for spectacular views, or see the Hofburg Palace. We return to Oberammergau this evening to indulge in true Bavarian hospitality.Buffet Breakfast
Day 5SalzburgOberammergau - Berchtesgaden - Salzburg (2 Nights): The astounding beauty of Berchtesgaden provides an enchanting backdrop for a leisurely day spent in pristine natural surrounds. After a soulful day spent connecting with nature, we venture to Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart, where we'll spend the next two nights at an exquisite Schloss intimately connected to the beloved 'The Sound of Music' movie.Buffet Breakfast
Schloss Leopoldskron Authentic Accommodation
Day 6SalzburgSalzburg Sightseeing and At Leisure: Tread in the footsteps of musical greats today and join your Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour including views of Getreidegasse, the Salzburg Cathedral, and several of the locations used in the film 'The Sound of Music'. The rest of the day is at leisure delving into the city's Mozart history or see the Domplatz dominated by the Salzburg Cathedral. This evening we join the Klaushofer family and their resident bees on their charming Salzburg farm for a Be My Guest family dinner, not to mention the delicious home-made cheese strudel.Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day 7ViennaSalzburg - Mondsee - Vienna (3 Nights): 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 got married in 'The Sound of Music'. Meander along the mountains and lakes of Salzkammergut and pass the centuries-old salt mines that brought great wealth to the area.Buffet Breakfast
Imperial Riding School Renaissance
Day 8ViennaVienna Sightseeing and At Leisure: We enjoy an in-depth and exclusive Cultural Insight this morning during a guided tour of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, delving into the fascinating heritage of the House of Habsburg, one of the most influential royal houses in Europe. Explore their exquisite collection of art in the spectacular Kunstkammer before the public gains access, then embark on a sightseeing tour of the city with a Local Specialist to admire its iconic landmarks and palaces. See the beautiful Opera House, Hofburg Palace, and the famous St. Stephen's Cathedral, with its colourful geometrically tiled roof, and amble through its quaint cobblestone lanes of 'Am Hof'. Spend the rest of the day at leisure indulging in the local Kaffee und Kuchen culture or consider an encounter with the city's rich musical heritage.Buffet Breakfast
Day 9ViennaVienna At Leisure: Soak up the elegance of the City of Music today with a full day to embrace the sights and sounds of a place that inspired the great talents of Mozart, Haydn and Strauss. Visit the beautiful Baroque Schonbrunn Palace, see the elegant Lipizzaner stallions at the Spanish Riding School or consider an Optional Experience to Bratislava, capital of Slovakia. As the curtain closes on a magnificent Sound of Music performance, we join our travel companions and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day 10Depart ViennaDepart Vienna: We say a fond farewell to newfound friends and the beauty of Vienna at the end of an unforgettable At Leisure experience. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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May 04, 2018$2,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
May 18, 2018$2,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
June 29, 2018$2,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
July 06, 2018$2,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
August 17, 2018$2,550.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
August 24, 2018$2,550.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 07, 2018$2,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
September 14, 2018$2,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 28, 2018$2,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
October 05, 2018$2,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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