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9 Days - 2 Countries
Package Includes:

9 Days, 2 Countries, 5 Cities

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 discover the romantic
setting for several 'Sound of Music' scenes in Salzburg. Trafalgar has secured premium tickets for you to attend the once in a
decade performance of the Passion Play in the picturesque Bavarian town of Oberammergau.

SIGHTSEEING HIGHLIGHTS

  • City tour in Salzburg and Vienna
  • Orientation of Munich, Oberammergau, Villach and Graz
  • Premium Tickets for the 2020 Passion Play in Oberammergau
  • View Mozart's Birthplace in Salzburg
  • Visit Neuschwanstein Castle, film locations of 'The Sound of Music' in Salzburg, the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna
    and the alpine resort of Berchtesgaden

DINING

  • 8 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 6 dinners
    (including Be My Guest)

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
  • 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

AIRPORT TRANSFERS

 Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page

 

ITINERARY

DAY 1 - ARRIVE MUNICH (2 NIGHTS)
Welcome to Munich. Relax after check-in and later enjoy an evening orientation drive including views of the Olympic Stadium. This evening meet for a Welcome Reception with your fellow travellers and Travel Director.
MEALS Welcome Reception

DAY 2 - MUNICH ORIENTATION AND AT LEISURE
Munich is a lively city - perfectly blending the traditional and modern. See the sights during your morning orientation including the Hofbräuhaus, Marienplatz, Ludwigstrasse and the majestic Opera House. Spend free time afterwards exploring on your own. Visit galleries and museums, shop for souvenirs or consider an Optional Experience to the touching Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. This evening you might like to join your companions for a night out at a local beer hall.
MEALS Buffet Breakfast

DAY 3 - MUNICH – NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE – OBERAMMERGAU (2 NIGHTS)
Drive into the scenic Bavarian mountains and visit Neuschwanstein Castle. Experience a guided tour of this château, built in the 19th century for King Ludwig on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau. In Oberammergau see the theatre where the Passion Play has been performed every decade since 1634 when Europe was gripped by the plague.
MEALS Buffet Breakfast Dinner

DAY 4 - OBERAMMERGAU (PASSION PLAY PERFORMANCE)
Enjoy the unique atmosphere in town before taking your premium seat for an inspired and moving performance of the Passion Play this afternoon. Dine at a local restaurant this evening before experiencing the captivating second half of this unique event as night falls.
MEALS Buffet Breakfast Dinner

DAY 5 - OBERAMMERGAU – BERCHTESGADEN – SALZBURG (2 NIGHTS)
Continue today to the foot of the Alps and visit the National Park of Berchtesgaden featuring awe-inspiring mountains. This evening arrive in Salzburg.
MEALS Buffet Breakfast Dinner

DAY 6 - SALZBURG SIGHTSEEING – VILLACH
See the city's sights with your Local Specialist including the Getreidegasse, Salzburg Cathedral, Mozart's birthplace and many of the locations used in the film 'The Sound of Music'. Afterwards travel to the picturesque region near Villach for a special Be My Guest experience.
MEALS Buffet Breakfast Be My Guest Dining

DAY 7 - VILLACH – PIBER STUD FARM – GRAZ – VIENNA (2 NIGHTS)
Visit the Lipizzaner Stud farm at Piber for a Cultural Insight into the breeding of the athletic white stallions for the Spanish Riding School. Later stop in the town of Graz where you can admire the galleried courtyards and Renaissance squares. Finally arrive in the beautiful capital city Vienna and check in to your hotel.
MEALS Buffet Breakfast

DAY 8 - VIENNA SIGHTSEEING AND AT LEISURE
This morning enjoy an exclusive Cultural Insight with a guided visit to the Habsburg royal collection of art at the Kunsthistorisches museum prior to admission of the general public. The spectacular Kunstkammer will be revealed in this private insider visit. Later your Local Specialist shows you the city's major landmarks and palaces during your included sightseeing tour. The Imperial Boulevards lead to views of the Opera House, the Hofburg Palace, the Parliament and St. Stephen's Cathedral. The magic continues with a walking tour through the oldest parts of the city near 'Am Hof'. Why not indulge yourself and try some local cuisine such as schnitzel or strudel. Walk along the Kärntnerstrasse in the centre of the city and shop for souvenirs. This evening, join your travelling companions and Travel Director for a Farewell
Dinner.
MEALS Buffet Breakfast Farewell Dinner

DAY 9 - DEPART VIENNA
Say goodbye to your newfound friends at the end of an unforgettable holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.
MEALS Buffet Breakfast

 

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9 Days - 2 Countries
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Travel Period:
16 May 2020 - 26 Sep 2020
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