And as a special treat we are taking you to a unique Haydn concert in Eisenstadt at the Schloss Esterhazy where Haydn worked and composed. And it would not be a complete visit to Austria if there we did not give you a chance to sample Austria’s wonderful food and wine.
Tour Dates: October 17 – 24.
Day 1, October 17: Depart from an airport in the USA for flight to Austria.
Day 2, October 18: Salzburg. A.M. - Arrival at Salzburg airport, transfer to hotel with English speaking drivers Check into hotel – Austrotel or similar. Half day walking tour of Salzburg with guide including entrance to Mozart's birthplace and Mozart's residence. Eve - Mozart dinner concert at St Peter Stiftskeller.
Day 3, October 19: Buffet breakfast at hotel. A.M.- Half day Sound of Music Tour in a private coach with an English-speaking guide.Lunch at local restaurant. P.M. - Free at leisure. Eve - early dinner on own. Afterwards attend the Palace concert at Mirabel Palace (program tba).
Day 4, October 20 - Salzburg/Vienna: Buffet breakfast at hotel. A.M. - Transfer to train station Salzburg in private coach with English-speaking driver. Take train from Salzburg to Vienna (1st class tickets). P.M. - Arrival in Vienna, transfer to hotel in p/c with English-speaking driver. Eve - Dinner at Restaurant Griechenbeisl.
Day 5, October 21 - Vienna: Buffet breakfast at hotel. A.M. - Half day walking tour with English-speaking guide including entrance to House of Music and Haydn House, Drei Mäderl Haus and Beethoven Haus (Pasquelati). Lunch: At local restaurant Kaffee Lehmann. 4 P.M. - Vienna Boys Choir Concert at Musikverein Saal - optional. P.M. - A free at leisure, dinner on own.
Day 6, October 22 - Vienna: Buffet breakfast at hotel. A.M. - Half day city tour of Vienna in private coach with English speaking guide including your entrance to Schönbrunn Palace. P.M. - On own for shopping or visiting more museums, dinner on own. Eve - Attend Johann Strauss concert in Wiener Kursalon.
Day 7, October 23th - Eisenstadt: Buffet breakfast at hotel. A.M. - Free at leisure. P.M. - Excursion to Eisenstadt with private coach and English-speaking guide. Then a visit to the Esterhazy Palace (poss. Haydn concert on CD), and afterwards travel on to Raiding, where Franz Liszt was borne, with a visit to the Liszt Museum. At 5:00 P.M. - Attend a concert in the marvelous concert hall (designed by a japanese architecture Fujimori - "I wanted to create something reminiscent of a stork nest"). At 7:30 P.M. transfer back to Vienna and farewell dinner at local restaurant (tba).
Day 8, October - Vienna. Buffet breakfast at hotel. A.M. - Transfer from hotel to Vienna airport in 2 minivans with English-speaking drivers.
- Ticket for Vienna Boys choir concert
- Personal expenses and tips
- Beverages for meals except 1 mineral water and coffee.
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