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Sound of Music

10 Days 2 Countries 5 Cities

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

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About this trip

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.


Trip type: At Leisure i

Trip code: CSOM

9 Nights

accommodation

13 Meals
  • 9 hot buffet breakfasts

  • 4 dinners (including Be My Guest)

On-trip Transport

All transport shown.

Highlights

What's Included

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


What's Included

Dining

    • 9 hot buffet breakfasts

    • 4 dinners
      (including Be My Guest)


What's Included

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


    Airport Transfers

  • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


Sound of Music

Your Itinerary

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Munich, Germany

Day 1

Arrive Munich (2 Nights)

Marienplatz, Munich, Germany

Day 2

Munich Orientation and At Leisure

Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

Day 3

Munich – Neuschwanstein Castle – Oberammergau (2 Nights)

Innsbruck, Austria

Day 4

Innsbruck Excursion

Salzburg, Austria

Day 5

Oberammergau – Berchtesgaden – Salzburg (2 Nights)

Mirabell Palace, Salzburg, Austria

Day 6

Salzburg Sightseeing and At Leisure

Melk Abbey, Austria

Day 7

Salzburg – Mondsee – Vienna (3 Nights)

St Stephens, Austria, Vienna

Day 8

Vienna Sightseeing and At Leisure

Vienna, Austria

Day 9

Vienna At Leisure

Vienna, Austria

Day 10

Depart Vienna

Day 1

Arrive Munich (2 Nights) 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.

Hotel

Angelo Westpark

Meals

  • Welcome Reception

Hotel

Angelo Westpark

Meals

  • Welcome Reception

Day 1

Day 2

Munich Orientation and At Leisure Day 2 - Munich Orientation and At Leisure

Munich is a lively, prosperous medieval city - a perfect blend of 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 infamous 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

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Hofbrauhaus And Bavarian Dinner

Down in the heart of Munich's old town we'll enjoy a drink at the world-famous Hofbrauhaus, where you’ll hear a traditional 'Oompah' band. Then on to a typical Bavarian restaurant to savour local dishes and drinks.

Adult Price: €64.00

The Dachau Memorial Site

Germany’s first concentration camp was opened immediately after Hitler’s rise to power, just outside Dachau, near Munich. Maintained as a memorial, this visit will provide an insight into this tragic period in history.

Adult Price: €31.00

Day 2

Day 3

Munich – Neuschwanstein Castle – Oberammergau (2 Nights) Day 3 - Munich – Neuschwanstein Castle – Oberammergau (2 Nights)

Drive into the scenic Bavarian mountains and visit Neuschwanstein Castle. Experience a guided tour of this fortress, 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.

Hotel

Wittelsbach

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Hotel

Wittelsbach

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Optional Experiences

Linderhof Palace and Ettal Monastery

Enjoy a guided visit inside Royal LINDERHOF, King Ludwig´s most enchanting residential Palace near Oberammergau. Linderhof was the only palace where King Ludwig actually lived and was completed and furnished during his rule. Visit the beautiful Baroque Gardens and the nearby Benedictine Monastery of Ettal before returning to Oberammergau.

Adult Price: €40.00

Day 3

Day 4

Innsbruck Excursion Day 4 - Innsbruck Excursion

Enjoy a scenic drive today to Innsbruck. Admire the Golden Roof, the Wilten Basilica, the Hofburg Palace and see the Olympic ski jump during your orientation tour. Spend some time exploring medieval lanes or shopping before you make your way back to Oberammergau.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Traditional Tyrolean Evening

You’ll enjoy a lively evening of traditional entertainment, as singers, dancers, and musicians dressed in national costume provide a colourful show of folklore and fun. Includes two drinks.

Adult Price: €43.00

Grand Alpine Tour

A scenic train ride through the Tyrolean Alps takes us to the glamorous ski-resort of Seefeld. Here we will enjoy a horse drawn carriage ride through spectacular scenery, and taste some of the local schnapps. Later, we ascend the Olympic Ski Jump, to marvel at the landscape of the Inn Valley spread out below us.

Adult Price: €62.00

Day 4

Day 5

Oberammergau – Berchtesgaden – Salzburg (2 Nights) 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. Tonight arrive in Salzburg. You will spend two nights staying in Meierhof at the magnificent Schloss closely connected to the 'Sound of Music' movie.

Hotel

Schloss Leopoldskron Authentic Accommodation

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Hotel

Schloss Leopoldskron Authentic Accommodation

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Eagle’s Nest Tour And Bavarian Alps

In Berchtesgaden National Park drive past farmhouses and picturesque villages as we ascend the Obersalzberg. We transfer to special buses for the second leg of the journey: a spectacular road and great engineering feat blasted out of the mountain side. Finally we take an elevator up to the Eagle's Nest, intended as a mountain retreat for Hitler and his inner circle. Once at the top learn its fascinating history and take in the awe inspiring views of the surrounding mountain peaks whilst enjoying a local refreshments! This optional is weather dependent, and may not be available on all departures.

Adult Price: €52.00

Local Speciality Dinner

Join your fellow travellers for a delicious meal of Alpine specialities, accompanied by local wine, beer and soft drinks.

Adult Price: €60.00

Day 5

Day 6

Salzburg Sightseeing and At Leisure Day 6 - Salzburg Sightseeing and At Leisure

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 discover the delights of Salzburg for yourself. Visit a museum or go shopping for souvenirs. This evening enjoy a Be My Guest dinner at a local Gasthof.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Be My Guest Dining

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Be My Guest Dining

Day 6

Day 7

Salzburg – Mondsee – Vienna (3 Nights) Day 7 - Salzburg – Mondsee – Vienna (3 Nights)

View the Church in Mondsee where the marriage of Captain Von Trapp and Maria was filmed for 'The Sound of Music'. Traverse the Salzkammergut, a picturesque region of mountains and lakes, whose salt deposits brought great wealth to the area. See Melk Abbey in the Wachau Valley before arriving in Vienna.

Hotel

Imperial Riding School Renaissance

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Hotel

Imperial Riding School Renaissance

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Viennese Dinner with Musical Entertainment

Enjoy dinner in an atmospheric Viennese restaurant, with drinks and traditional musical entertainment included. A unique experience in one of Europe’s most elegant cities.

Adult Price: €60.00

Day 7

Day 8

Vienna Sightseeing and At Leisure 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.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Dinner And Viennese Concert

A wonderful evening of all things Viennese! Enjoy a superb dinner with drinks, followed by a concert of Viennese classical music Works by Johann Strauss and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be performed and your 'A Class' tickets and a complimentary glass of local champagne or juice during the interval will only enhance the experience.

Adult Price: €100.00

Schönbrunn Palace And Gardens

The Imperial Summer Palace of Schönbrunn offers an amazing journey through the centuries of Hapsburg rule. It is perfectly preserved and richly decorated with treasures from around the globe. Each room has a story to tell, so of course, you’ll have a Local Specialist to bring it to life and VIP entrance to make the most of your time.

Adult Price: €39.00

Viennese Concert

You’ll enjoy a wonderful concert of Viennese classical music including some of the most famous works of Strauss and Mozart, performed by some of the most highly acclaimed soloists and dancers in Austria. You’ll receive 'A Class' tickets and a complimentary glass of local champagne during the interval.

Adult Price: €54.00

Day 8

Day 9

Vienna At Leisure Day 9 - Vienna At Leisure

Spend the day as you wish. Why not explore museums, palaces, galleries, cafés, memorials to famous composers and parks? Vienna has it all. This evening, join your travelling companions and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Farewell Dinner

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Farewell Dinner

Optional Experiences

Bratislava Discovery

Visit Bratislava, capital city of the Slovak Republic, stretching along both banks of the Danube River. You’ll enjoy a guided tour through the city and the castle, and discover the secrets of this beautiful baroque city; scene of Empress Maria Teresa’s coronation and setting for one of Mozart’s first concerts.

Adult Price: €43.00

Day 9

Day 10

Depart Vienna Day 10 - Depart Vienna

Say goodbye to your newfound friends at the end of an unforgettable holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 10

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    Travel Today, Sustain Tomorrow 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.

  • 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

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What's Included

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


What's Included

Dining

    • 9 hot buffet breakfasts

    • 4 dinners
      (including Be My Guest)


What's Included

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


    Airport Transfers

  • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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    Service rating : The tour guide Lucian Reed Drake was a large part of the reason. Itinerary was excellent !Product : Excursions were excellent along with the tour guides. Well thought out

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    Service rating : It was a top quality trip from beginning to end.Product : Top notch sightseeing venues. Too many awesome places we saw in Germany, Austria and Slovakia! Plus the daily "Hidden Treasure!"

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    Service rating : Lucien and Francesco were industrious, on-time, and pleasant to deal with. the hotels were well located and overall excellent.Product : Octoberfest was central to the trip and t'he "Sound" was an added dimension to the cities visited. Trafalgars guides were generally excellent.

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    Service rating : Tour guide (Lucian Reed-Drake) is the best travel director we have ever had on and or sea tours. Francesco Savino can not be beat as our driver.Product : Get to see more than just Sound Of Music locations. Good cross section of stops in Bavaria, Austria and Slovak Republic.

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