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Austrian Musical Tour
Last Updated Feb 2nd 2023
Depart from Denver - Austria Airport TBD
Meet your Tour Directors, Lorna Holland and Dante Zambrano Cassella.
Load instruments on Bus
Travel to Salzburg
Check in Hotel
Breakfast buffet 10:00 am Meet with local English-speaking guide for a 3 hour city tour including the Mirabell gardens and the narrow Getreidegasse with its many shops.
Visit the Mozart Geburtshaus (Birthplace) and the Dom (Cathedral where Mozart worked).
Visit Hohensalzburg Fortress including a short cog rail ride. Lunch on your own
Visit Hellbrunn Castle
Dinner at hotel
Salzburg – Hallein/Bad Dürrnberg – Ried im Innkreis -
Depart for Bad Dürrnberg
Visit Salt mine in Hallein.
After arrival, change into provided coveralls to enter salt mine in a traditional wooden slope.
Depart for Ried im Innkreis Lunch on your own
Arrive in Ried for afternoon of strudel making, meeting Austrian students.
Concert in Ried, Parish Church Peter and Paul
Transfer and overnight in Salzburg
Mondsee - Vienna
Depart for Vienna 12:00 pm Stopping at the beautiful resort town of Mondsee, you will find the “Wedding Church” from the movie “The Sound of Music.”
Lunch will be on your own
Continue towards Vienna.
En route you will visit the massive Benedictine “Melk Abbey.”
Hotel check-in Overnight in Vienna
Enjoy a city tour by coach with a Local Guide to include the old city center, the Royal Castle, Parliament, the Belvedere Palace (no entry), the modern Hundertwasser House, and the UNO district.
Guided tour (2 groups) of Schönbrunn Palace with its spectacular gardens, enormous grounds and opulent structure of over 250 rooms. Schönbrunn was the Hapsburgs attempt to recreate the Palais de Versailles of the Sun King of France.
Lunch on your own Time permitting, possible visit of Technical Museum
Hotel in Vienna
Board coach and travel to the Central Cemetery of Vienna. Here are the monuments of the famous composers all buried next to each other in a beautiful display of sculptured tributes. See the grave of Beethoven, Brahms, both Strausses, Schubert and Schumann.
Visit the fascinating interactive museum, “Haus der Musik.” Inside find displays about music and the great composers, as well as scientific exhibits about sound.
Lunch on your own
Visit Vienna Opera with guided tour in English
Dinner in a typical “Heuriger Restaurant” in Grinzing, a wine producing suburb of Vienna. Enjoy live music and great food.
Overnight in Vienna
Vienna / Budapest
Depart for concert
Concert at De La Salle Bundesgymnasium (High School) Lunch on your own
Depart for Budapest
Meet local guides for a city tour including the medieval Buda Castle area, Matthias Church (without entry), Fisherman’s Bastion, and the magnificent Heroes Square. Dinner at the Hotel
Overnight in Budapest
Half day excursion to Tanya Csarda, located south of Budapest on the “Puszta” or plain.
Lunch with live Gypsy music and a Hungarian folklore show
Return to Budapest
Final concert at St. Theresa of Avila Church in Budapest Dinner
Overnight in Budapest
Extra Day Budapest
Depart for USA
Starting at: $3395
Land Price Only.
About this Tour:
3 Days in Salzburg, 3 Days in Vienna, and 3 Days in Budapest.
1 Clinic, 2 Performances.
Luxury Motor coach through out the duration of the tour.
9 Full Breakfasts
All entrances listed on the itinerary
24/7 English Speaking Tour Directors
Instruments: 6 Bases, 8 Cellos, and one Piano
Travel Insurance including CFAR
Meet your Tour Directors:
Lorna Holland - Tour Director/Guide
With over 20 years experience in tourism in over 30 different countries, Lorna is the main tour guide of Vafeltre.com specializing in family based tours as well as large student groups.
If you have any questions regarding any upcoming tours feel free to contact her directly at Lornanpep@aol.com or call her at 571-239-3889 - I am always available to talk!
Dante Zambrano Cassella - Tour Director/Guide
Dante is what you call a Global citizen, born in Venezuela from Italian parents, grew up in multiple countries, but makes Northern Italy his true home where he lived the most with his grandmother and his love for this region is what started his passion to promote this unique place.
With years of experience in European & US Tours along with his wife Lorna they enjoy bringing people to discover the beauty of this city.