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New Year in Vienna & Salzburg

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(Tour code: AEN19)

Celebrate the New Year in elegant Vienna

This twin centre Christmas rail holiday gives you the opportunity to experience the festive delights of charming Salzburg in a classical 5-Star hotel, as well as enjoying the musical and cultural delights of elegant Vienna.

Highlights
  • Vienna including a guided sightseeing tour
  • New Year's Eve gala buffet dinner and live music
  • New Year's Day at leisure in Vienna
  • Salzburg including a guided walking tour
  • "Sound of Music" tour visiting locations from the film
  • The 5-Star Hotel Bristol in Salzburg
What’s Included
  • First Class Rail
    Eurostar Standard Premier
    Eurostar Meals
  • 4-5* Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
  • New Year's Eve Street Party

New Year in Vienna & Salzburg 2018Tour Details

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Day 1 Nuremberg
Nuremberg

London to Nuremberg and Vienna

We take the Eurostar to Brussels after meeting at our St Pancras Departure Office, travelling on to Nuremberg for an overnight stay. On Day 2 we continue to our hotel in Vienna. After checking in, we enjoy a tour of the city's main sights, taking in the magnifi cent Imperial architecture on the famous Ringstrasse - a wide avenue that encircles the Old City of Vienna.

Includes:
  • Day 1 - Eurostar Meal, Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 Johann Strauss, Vienna
Johann Strauss, Vienna

New Year's Eve exploring Vienna

Today is New Year's Eve, where you are free to explore Vienna. Tonight you enjoy a 5-course Gala dinner and drinks at the hotel.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, NYE Gala Dinner
  • New Year's Eve Street Party
Day 4 Schonbrunn Palace
Schonbrunn Palace

New Year's Day at leisure in Vienna

On New Year's Day you are free to further explore the sights of Vienna at leisure. You could visit the Prater Gardens for a ride on the giant Ferris wheel. Built in 1897, this is a Viennese landmark and not to be missed. Why not visit Schönbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the Imperial Family? Situated on the outskirts of Vienna in its own beautiful landscaped parkland, the spectacular palace is one of Austria's greatest buildings and enjoys UNESCO World Heritage status.

Includes:
  • Breakfast
Day 5 Salzburg
Salzburg

First Class rail to Salzburg

We depart Vienna today, travelling by First Class rail directly to Salzburg. The city of Salzburg is one of Austria's largest and is famous as the birthplace of Mozart. On arrival we begin to discover Salzburg, whose centre is a UNESCO World Heritage site, on a guided sightseeing tour. Among the many highlights, we admire the Old Town. The city's internationally renowned Baroque architecture sits in one of Europe's best-preserved city centres, which combines with the lovely local scenery to create a unique charm. We also walk along the famous Getreidegasse, one of the city's oldest streets and Mozart's childhood home.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 Salzburg
Salzburg

Exploring Salzburg

Today you have a leisurely day to discover Salzburg, whose centre is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Among the city's many highlights is the Old Town. The city's internationally renowned Baroque architecture sits in one of Europe's best-preserved city centres, which combines with the lovely local scenery to create a unique charm. You can also walk along the famous Getreidegasse, one of the city's oldest streets and Mozart's childhood home.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7 St Wolfgang
Hellbrunn Palace

The Sound of Music

Today we enjoy a guided tour of the lakes and mountains around Salzburg. The area is renowned for its beauty, and some of the locations we visit today were featured in the classic film "The Sound of Music". This morning we enjoy a tour taking in some of the beautiful region's most popular sights, including Hellbrunn Castle Gardens. We also enjoy visits to St Gilgen, a small town on the shores of Lake Wolfgangsee, and Mondsee, another lakeside town that is home to the church used in the wedding scenes of the musical. You have some free time in St Gilgen, the birthplace of Mozart's mother, to explore its picturesque streets and frescoed houses. Perhaps take a stroll along the lakeside promenade to admire the view towards the majestic Schafberg Mountain. From here we continue to St Wolfgang, a pretty little town on the north shores of the lake.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 8 St Aposteln church
St Aposteln church

Salzburg to Cologne in First Class

We leave Salzburg this morning as we begin our journey home. We make our way back to Cologne, travelling by First Class rail across the border into Germany. We change trains in Munich, continuing in First Class to Cologne, where we spend the final night of the holiday.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 9 Eurostar Winter
Eurostar Winter

First Class rail and Eurostar to London

We leave Cologne this morning and continue our journey home. We travel to Brussels in First Class, where we connect with Eurostar to St Pancras International, travelling in Standard Premier Class, with a light meal and drinks served on board.

 

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Eurostar Meal

Please note

Please note that while every departure of this tour will feature the same excursions, the order may differ from that shown above.

Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

What’s included

An escorted experience and all travel arrangements

  • The services of a professional Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Exclusive meeting point at our dedicated Departure Office in St Pancras
  • First Class rail travel as described (Standard Premier Class on Eurostar)

Comfortable accommodation in your destination

  • 8 nights' hotel accommodation

Delicious meals included

  • 14 meals including 8 breakfasts and 6 dinners, including a traditional 3-course New Year's party dinner

 

Exciting excursions and free time to explore

  • Guided tour of Vienna
  • Guided tour of Salzburg
  • New Year's Party
  • At leisure in Vienna
  • Free time in Salzburg

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.

This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

Julie Pacalon
Julie
Kathryn Cambridge
Kathryn
Helen Laverack
Helen
Lynne Broadley
Lynne
New Year in Vienna & Salzburg

Celebrate the New Year in elegant Vienna

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