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Trafalgar - Sound of Music Tour 2019 - 9 nights from $2,948 per person twin share

SOUND OF MUSIC

10 DAYS  2 COUNTRIES  3 CITIES

Indulge in romantic cities, dramatic scenery and epic history on this At Leisure Austrian musical adventure.

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.

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Trafalgar - Early payment discount
BOOK AND PAY BY: 31ST JANUARY 2019
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THE TRAFALGAR DIFFERENCE

AUTHENTIC ACCOMMODATION 
Dubbed the Sound of Music palace, Schloss Leopoldskron is the location of several outdoor scenes from the 1965 film and emulates the wealth and history of this era

BE MY GUEST 
The Klaushofer family and their resident bees are your hosts on their charming Salzburg farm where you will enjoy a traditional family dinner, not to mention the delicious home-made cheese strudel

CULTURAL INSIGHTS 
Enjoy a visit to the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the largest art museum in Austria, to view the Royal Collection before the general public have access

HIDDEN TREASURES 
Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

LOCAL SPECIALISTS 
For included sightseeing in Salzburg and Vienna

MAKE A DIFFERENCE
JoinTrafalgar at Schloss Leopoldskron in Salzburg - Spend two nights at the 18th century former family estate of the Prince Archbishop of Salzburg, turned Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron, a member of the Historic Hotels of Europe and known as the 'Sound of Music Palace' for the role it played as the spectacular backdrop for some of the film's most famous romantic outdoor scenes. Enjoy the unique heritage experience offered by this property and its surrounding Schloss Park and learn how your visit helps fund its continuous care, periodic restoration and the training of its staff in effective conservation methods so that it can be preserved for future generations to enjoy.

Need an airfare with your package? Just ask your consultant for the best fare at the time of booking!

Nights: 9
Departs: Munich, Germany to Vienna, Austria
Deal ends: 31 January 2019
Operator: Trafalgar

Inclusions

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
> 9 HOT BUFFET BREAKFASTS
> 4 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 (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

ITINERARY

DAY 1

ARRIVE 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.

HOTEL

Holiday Inn Westpark

MEALS

Welcome Reception

DAY 2

MUNICH 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, Hofbräuhaus 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.

MEALS

Buffet Breakfast

DAY 3

MUNICH – 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.

HOTEL

Wittelsbach

MEALS

Buffet Breakfast
Dinner

DAY 4

INNSBRUCK 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.

MEALS

Buffet Breakfast

DAY 5

OBERAMMERGAU – 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.

HOTEL

Schloss Leopoldskron Authentic Accommodation

MEALS

Buffet Breakfast

DAY 6

SALZBURG 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.

MEALS

Buffet Breakfast
Be My Guest Dining

DAY 7

SALZBURG – 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.

HOTEL

Imperial Riding School Renaissance

MEALS

Buffet Breakfast

DAY 8

VIENNA 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.

MEALS

Buffet Breakfast

DAY 9

VIENNA 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 Schönbrunn 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.

MEALS

Buffet Breakfast
Farewell Dinner

DAY 10

DEPART 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.

MEALS

Buffet Breakfast

Dates & Departures 

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Trafalgar - Early payment discount
BOOK AND PAY BY: 31ST JANUARY 2019
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Prices are per person TWIN share & include the Early Booking Discount
12 Apr 2019 - $2,948
19 Apr 2019 - $2,948
26 Apr 2019 - $2,948
03 May 2019 - $2,948
10 May 2019 - $2,948
17 May 2019 - $2,948
24 May 2019 - $2,948
31 May 2019 - $2,948
07 Jun 2019 - $2,948
14 Jun 2019 - $2,948
21 Jun 2019 - $2,948
28 Jun 2019 - $2,948
05 Jul 2019 - $2,948
12 Jul 2019 - $2,948
19 Jul 2019 - $2,948
26 Jul 2019 - $2,948
02 Aug 2019 - $2,948
09 Aug 2019 - $2,948
16 Aug 2019 - $2,993
23 Aug 2019 - $2,993
30 Aug 2019 - $2,948
06 Sep 2019 - $2,948
13 Sep 2019 - $2,948
20 Sep 2019 - $3,105
27 Sep 2019 - $2,948
04 Oct 2019 - $2,948

Terms & Conditions 

Offers subject to availability. Amounts payable to third parties not included. Please check all prices, availability and other information with your travel consultant before booking.

 

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