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Vienna City Break & Salzburg

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 798

This short stopover in Vienna is the perfect way to devote a little extra time to one of the world’s great creative cities. Cruise down the Danube and day trip out to Salzburg, birthplace of Mozart and a pilgrimage for Sound of Music fans.


European Stopover & City Map

This 4-day Vienna short break takes in the best of Austria’s capital before exploring delightful Salzburg.

Settle into your accommodation on the edge of Vienna’s old town, then spend the next day sightseeing Vienna by coach and cruising on the Danube. You’ll see Danube Tower, the colourful Kunsthaus and Hundertwasserhaus buildings, and journey outside the city for views of the nearby vineyards. Much of Vienna’s charm however lies in just roaming its streets, so take some time for this as well, with a cafe stop or two to watch this grand city go by.

Austria’s musical heritage is legendary, but nowhere more so than in Salzburg. Explore the town of Mozart with an afternoon walking tour that includes his childhood home. Your coach also passes through Hohensalzburg Fortress, one of Europe’s largest castles. On returning to Vienna, why not celebrate that heritage with a night at the Vienna State Opera?

 

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Accommodation in Vienna

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    Best Western Premier Kaiserhof Wien



    When the Best Western Premier Kaiserhof Wien was built in 1896 on the former "Glacis Grounds" it was ranked as one of the most modern viennese hotels of its day, offering such novel conveniences (for the time) as a guest elevator, central heating, electricity and ...

    When the Best Western Premier Kaiserhof Wien was built in 1896 on the former "Glacis Grounds" it was ranked as one of the most modern viennese hotels of its day, offering such novel conveniences (for the time) as a guest elevator, central heating, electricity and water in all rooms. The hotel offers rich tradition, but also a quiet and central location close to the imperial heart of Vienna. The top quality service and loving attention to details lend the hotel a uniquely comfortable and relaxing ambience. The hotel is just a short walk away from numerous sights, such as the Vienna State Opera, the Hofburg, the magnificent Ringstrasse, Konzerthaus, and many more sightseeing places in Vienna.

    Facilities

    • Air Conditioning
    • Bar
    • Flat Screen TV's
    • Hairdryers
    • Internet Access - Wireless
    • Lift/elevator
    • Lobby
    • Lounge
    • Mini Bar

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    Austria Trend Hotel Savoyen



    Take the former Austrian State Printing House, revitalise it with international hotel flair and dedicate it to the noble Prince Eugene of Savoy, who once used to reside at Schloss Belvedere - voila: you have an impressive blend of tradition and modernity - an extraordinary ...

    Take the former Austrian State Printing House, revitalise it with international hotel flair and dedicate it to the noble Prince Eugene of Savoy, who once used to reside at Schloss Belvedere - voila: you have an impressive blend of tradition and modernity - an extraordinary lifestyle experience in 21st century style. Situated in the heart of Vienna's diplomatic district, Hotel Savoyen is the ideal starting point for business appointments in the city centre or for discovering the old town of Vienna. The concierge service is available to help you organise trips, visits to the theatre or anything your heart desires.

    Facilities

    • Air Conditioning
    • Child Care
    • Conference Centre
    • Daily Housekeeping
    • Gym/ Fitness centre
    • Massage Treatments
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Self Parking

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    Hotel Sacher



    Hotel Sacher Vienna is one of the world's great luxury hotels in one of Europe's most culturally significant cities: the birthplace of psychoanalysis and a city of musicians, artists, philosophers and architects. Famous guests have included John F. Kennedy, Indira Gandhi and Queen Elizabeth. The ...

    Hotel Sacher Vienna is one of the world's great luxury hotels in one of Europe's most culturally significant cities: the birthplace of psychoanalysis and a city of musicians, artists, philosophers and architects. Famous guests have included John F. Kennedy, Indira Gandhi and Queen Elizabeth. The hotel, which opened in 1876, occupies an enviable spot on Philharmonikerstrasse directly across from Vienna's State Opera, and is near the Hofburg Palace, Spanish Riding School, museums and shopping. The staff at Hotel Sacher has an open ear for the unique needs of families. Petit Sacher - that's tailored services and amenities for families, so your holiday experience and relaxation can blend seamlessly.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Air Conditioning
    • Business Centre
    • Children's Facility
    • Concierge
    • Fitness Centre
    • Hairdryers
    • Internet Access - Wireless
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Mini Bar
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Parking (Valet)
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • TV

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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 798

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Day 1

Train Station or Port to Vienna Hotel

Duration1 Hour

Hotel Austria

The Hotel Austria lies in the midst of the historical Old City of Vienna, only a short walking distance from St. Stephen's Cathedral, a few minutes away from the Vienna State Opera, the Hofburg and the famous shopping streets. The Imperial Palace Hofburg with its Congress Centre, the renewed Viennese Museums as well as the exclusive shopping streets Karntnerstrasse and Graben can all be reached easily. Here you are never far away from public transport: on Schwedenplatz you will find two underground lines: U1 and U4. Enjoy our impeccable Viennese Buffet Breakfast and relish to your heart's desire. Be inspired for the best possible start in your day.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
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Hotel Austria

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    Hotel Austria



    The Hotel Austria lies in the midst of the historical Old City of Vienna, only a short walking distance from St. Stephen's Cathedral, a few minutes away from the Vienna State Opera, the Hofburg and the famous shopping streets. The Imperial Palace Hofburg with its ...

    The Hotel Austria lies in the midst of the historical Old City of Vienna, only a short walking distance from St. Stephen's Cathedral, a few minutes away from the Vienna State Opera, the Hofburg and the famous shopping streets. The Imperial Palace Hofburg with its Congress Centre, the renewed Viennese Museums as well as the exclusive shopping streets Karntnerstrasse and Graben can all be reached easily. Here you are never far away from public transport: on Schwedenplatz you will find two underground lines: U1 and U4. Enjoy our impeccable Viennese Buffet Breakfast and relish to your heart's desire. Be inspired for the best possible start in your day.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Babysitting Service
    • Concierge
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Lift/elevator

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Day 2

Panoramic Vienna - City Tour and Boat Ride

On this Historical City Tour you pass the City Park, the Austrian Mint, and the Hundertwasserhaus on the way to the Prater Amusement Park with the Giant Ferris Wheel. Then you are shown Danube Island and the Copa Cagrana, the Danube Park, the Danube Tower and the United Nations headquarters. Drive further, passing houses where Albert Einstein and Beethoven once lived, as well as the Artist's Colony at the Hohe Warte, with the residences of Alma Mahler-Schindler and Gustav Klimt. Highlights of this tour are the panorama view from the hills of the Vienna Woods over vineyards on to the city and the boat ride on the Danube River (returning on the Danube Canal) to the city centre. When the boat trip is not available you will ride up the Danube Tower.

Duration3 Hours
Day 3

Salzburg - Mozart Festival Town and Sound of Music

Traveling to Mozart's town of birth you'll be enchanted by the beautiful Salzkammergut landscape with its mountains and lakes, and where the Emperor Franz Joseph and his family used to spend their holidays. Skirting the Lake Fuschl and Lake Wolfgang you will reach Salzburg, where you will have free time for lunch.

Discover Salzburg with an afternoon walking tour through the old city. Your guide will show you the most important sights of the old Bishop's Seat including the Cathedral, the Festival Hall, St Peter's Abbey Church and its graveyard (the tomb of Mozart's sister Nannerl). Among the busy shopping streets you'll see no. 9 Getreidegasse, where the famed Wolfgang Mozart was born and lived until he was 17 years old.

While passing through the gardens of Mirabell Palace you will see the statue of the Pegasus, the winged horse and perhaps here, the song 'Do-Re-Mi' from the movie Sound of Music will come to mind? On your return journey to Vienna, enjoy great views as your coach passes through Fortress Hohensalzburg, one of the largest medieval castles in Europe. Your tour concludes with a drop off at Vienna State Opera or your selected hotel.

Duration13 Hours
Day 4

Vienna Hotel to Train Station or Port

Duration1 Hour

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DEPARTURES:

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PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Round trip transfers
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Vienna
  • Breakfast daily
  • City/boat tour
  • Day tour to Salzburg.

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Drinks

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from", per person, based on twin share and include international airfare from the cities mentioned above, and all taxes. For departures from other cities, please inquire. Subject to availability.

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18 Oct 2018
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