Vienna and Salzburg "Sound of Music" Christmas Journey

Austria is the place to find romantic Christmas markets, highlight the best of Vienna and Salzburg including a Sound of Music Tour

A Luxury 9-Day, 8-Night Journey starting at $8,850 PP

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What's Included in your Romantic Vienna and Salzburg Package

  • Four-Nights in Vienna (breakfast included)
  • Four-Nights in Salzburg (breakfast included)
  • Luxury accommodations throughout
  • Private Luxury Transfers
  • Private Tours with expert local guides in each destination
  • Full support before, during and after your trip
  • Your Travel Designer available 24/7
Vienna’s Christkindlmarkt (Christmas Market)
Schönbrunn Palace Park
Spanish Riding School Vienna
Hofburg Imperial Palace Statues
St. Charles Church, or "Karlskirche" Vienna
Christmas Season in Vienna
Salzburg at Night
Salzburg Christmas
Dürnstein Austria
Hallstatt
Unterach am Attersee
Wallersee
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Use this Example Itinerary to Inspire Your Journey

Daya 1-4 Vienna

Glistening lights, seasonal treats, and snow-covered roofs make for a magical experience.  With the beautiful streets of Vienna as your backdrop and the delicious aromas of chestnuts roasting on an open fire you will be in the Christmas spirit from the moment you enter this winter wonderland.

  • Private transfer from airport to Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna

Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna: One of the best luxury accommodations in Vienna mixing a glamorous past with a modern present.   The Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna is the Viennese grande dame.  Located just off Ringstraße, with swanky cafes that spill into cobbled streets, it’s where the golden age of Vienna springs to life. 

ACTIVITIES:

  • Halfday private history and art tour 

Focus on Vienna’s history, lifestyle, and art.  Marvel at the impressive buildings like the State Opera House, the Museum of Fine Art, the Parliament, the City Hall, the Court Theatre, the University, and Imperial Palace.

Leaving the city center you will head to the Danube area with the United Nations buildings and the Danube Tower on the way to Schönbrunn Palace.

  • Dinner reservations Kempinski’s Michelin star restaurant
  • 2 Hour Spanish Riding School Vienna with Cocktail Reception, History, Performance and Meet & Greet with a Rider
  •  The Spanish Riding School in Vienna is the only institution in the world that has practiced for more than 450 years and continues to cultivate classical equitation in the Renaissance tradition of the Haute Ecole – found on UNESCO’s list of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
  • Tickets to:  Kursalon Vienna/Johann Strauss & Mozart Concert Including a 4-course dinner

Soak up Austrian music and cuisine with a gourmet dinner and a 2-hour concert at the Kursalon Vienna.

  • Private Christmas Market Vienna Tour

Can include: Viennese Dream Christmas Market, Christmas Village Belvedere Palace, Christmas Village Maria-Theresien Platz, and Christmas Village in the Former General Hospital

  • Lunch at Plachutta Wollzeile

For the most famous Tafelspitz in the world

  • Private Vienna Wood’s Tour with Lunch in a Winery

Visit the commemorative chapel and the small museum in Mayerling and drive to the medieval abbey of Heiligenkreuz within the Vienna Woods. Finally, reach the town of Baden and drive on to the romantic wine-town of Gumpoldskirchen where you will have lunch and wine in a local winery.

Days 5-8 Salzburg

Then you will head to Salzburg.  The ringing of the countless church bells will remind you that Christmas is here.  The Salzburg Christmas Markets will fill you with warmth as you look out to the city’s snow-covered roofs, domes, and towers.

  • Private Transfer from Vienna to Salzburg along the Danube River Valley and Lake District

Your journey begins with a stop in Dürnstein (the Legend of Robinhood) located in the gorgeous Wachau region.

You’ll visit the Castle of Duernstein where Richard the Lionheart was captured shortly before Christmas 1192 near Vienna.

The drive continues to Lake Attersee where the world-known artist Gustav Klimt spent every summer painting most of his landscape pictures and along the entire lake from Seewalchen to the village of Unterach, sometimes referred to as “Little Venice”.

Next is the quaint and charming village of Mondsee. The village is home to the Sound of Music Wedding Church, where the wedding scene of the world-famous movie Sound of Music was filmed. After eight hours exploring one of Austria’s best Sightseeing Routes, your private tour will conclude with drop-off at your Salzburg City hotel.

Hotel Sacher Salzburg

The Amadeus of 5-star accommodations and luxury living in Mozart’s birthplace.  Hear the music, live like royalty and feel like family in the company of world-class musicians, states people, business leaders, artists, and celebrities.  Experience excellence, comfort, hospitality, and culture in the heart of Salzburg.

  • Dining in the Castle with Lunch Reservations at Relais & Châteaux Hotel Schloss Dürnstein
  • Tickets to: Schloss Konzerte Mirabell Salzburg Palace Concerts • Marble Hall

The Marble Room in the Palace Mirabell is one of the most impressive locations for concerts in Salzburg. Here, the family Mozart already played for the Archbishop of Salzburg. In this unique atmosphere, soloists and ensembles present a balanced program on a high level. The cast changes and guarantees authentic interpretations of partly historic instruments. 

  • Private Tour:  The Hills Are Alive Sound of Music, Hallstatt &  Salzburg City Tour

Today you will venture out to see the Palaces of Leopoldskron (von Trapp Family House) and Hellbrunn (Sound of Music Pavillion).

Then continue to the Bavarian Mountains and its beautiful surroundings by following the tracks of the world-famous musical “The Sound of Music”.  You will see many of the original movie locations and the Salzkammergut Lake area and experience the World Heritage Site Hallstatt, one of the most beautiful lakeside villages of the world.

  • Reservations: Lunch in one of Austria’s best restaurants, the Obauer

Smell the oxtail roasting right and be embraced by the cool mountain air and the fresh forest scent coming down from the Hochkoenig. We call it the Obauer Experience

Private Silent Night Tour, Advent Market, and Northern Lakes District

From Salzburg to the Silent Night Chapel in Oberndorf. It was at this location that the famous Christmas song was first performed back in 1818. After a visit to the Silent Night District, the program includes a stroll through the traditional Advent market.  Tour the Northern Lake District of Salzburg including Wallersee, Obertrumersee, Mattsee

  • Lunch Reservations
  • Tickets: Dinner and Advent, and Christmas Concerts

Make romantic memories in beautiful Salzburg on this 2.5-hour dinner experience at Salzburg Fortress with Mozart concert.

  • Private Salzburg Christmas Markets Tour and the Lakes District

Can include: Salzburg Christmas Market, Advent Magic in Hellbrunn, The Christmas Market on Mirabell Square, The Advent Market St. Leonhard, Advent Market in the Hohensalzburg Fortress Courtyard

  • Private transfer from the hotel to the airport

Return home with memories that last a lifetime!

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