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

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      About this trip

      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)

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      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • CITY TOUR in Salzburg and Vienna

        • ORIENTATION of Munich, Oberammergau and Innsbruck

        • VISIT Neuschwanstein Castle, the alpine resort of Berchtesgaden, Mondsee Church made famous in the film 'The Sound of Music' in Mondsee and the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna

        • VIEW Wilten Basilica and the Golden Roof in Innsbruck and Mozart's Birthplace in Salzburg

        • SEE Melk Abbey and Wachau Valley


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 9 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 4 dinners
          (including Be My Guest)


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        • 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 Trip Highlights

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and a professional 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 Golden Roof, Austria

      Day 4

      Innsbruck Excursion

      Salzburg, Austria

      Day 5

      Oberammergau – Berchtesgaden – Salzburg (2 Nights)

      Salzburg Cathedral, Austria

      Day 6

      Salzburg Sightseeing and At Leisure

      Vienna, Austria

      Day 7

      Salzburg – Mondsee – Vienna (3 Nights)

      Vienna Opera House, Austria

      Day 8

      Vienna Sightseeing and At Leisure

      Schonbrunn, 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)

      Willkommen im Munich - 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 kick-start your leisurely meander through Germany and Austria.

      Hotel

      Holiday Inn Leuchtenbergring

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Holiday Inn Leuchtenbergring

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

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

      Embark on a morning orientation tour past some of the city's most renowned sites, including the Opera House, Ludwigstrasse, Hofbräuhaus and Marienplatz, whose Glockenspiel delights visitors throughout the day with its re-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, connect with the city's rich beer heritage and consider a memorable night out at a local beer hall.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Bavarian Evening

      A great evening dining in the local atmosphere of a typical Munich “Gaststätte” beer hall. Enjoy traditional Bavarian food and sample some of Munich’s best beer – Prost!

      Adult Price: €62.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 2

      Day 3

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

      Journey to Neuschwanstein Castle, built as a retreat for shy King Ludwig II to retire from public life. Continue through Bavaria, arriving 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

      Hotel

      Wittelsbach

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Innsbruck Excursion Day 4 - Innsbruck Excursion

      The Tyrol mountains beckon today as you take a scenic drive to Innsbruck, the capital of Tyrol. We spend a leisurely day against a magnificent Alpine backdrop, exploring the city's iconic sights. Admire Emperor Maximilian I's ornate Golden Roof and the Wilten Basilica, the maybe take a trip up the funicular for spectacular views, or see the Hofburg Palace. We return to Oberammergau this evening.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Grand Alpine Tour

      A scenic train ride through the Tyrolean Alps with our Local Specialist takes us to the glamorous ski-resort of Seefeld. Here we'll enjoy a horse drawn carriage ride through spectacular scenery and taste some of the local schnapps. Later, we see the Olympic Ski Jump and marvel at the landscape of the beautiful Inn Valley as it stretches below us.

      Adult Price: €62.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Oberammergau – Berchtesgaden – Salzburg (2 Nights) Day 5 - Oberammergau – Berchtesgaden – Salzburg (2 Nights)

      Spend a soul-stirring morning connecting with the astounding natural beauty of Berchtesgaden. Venture to Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart, where you'll spend the next two nights at one of Trafalgar's 'Stays With Stories' - an exquisite Schloss intimately connected to the beloved 'The Sound of Music' movie.

      Hotel

      Schloss Leopldskron

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Schloss Leopldskron

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Berchtesgaden And Hohenringstrasse Excursion

      Join us for a scenic tour in the Bavarian Alps to Berchtesgaden, within sight of Hitler's Bavarian Redoubt. Via the Hohenringstrasse, we'll ascend 5,000 ft along one of the most beautiful mountain roads of Europe.

      Adult Price: €36.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      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 refreshment! This optional is weather dependent and subject to seasonal closures, therefore it may not be available on all departures.

      Adult Price: €55.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      Local Speciality Dinner

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

      Adult Price: €61.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Salzburg Sightseeing and At Leisure 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 yours to delve into the city's Mozart history or see the Domplatz, dominated by the Salzburg Cathedral. This evening, we 'Connect With Locals', joining the Klaushofer family and their resident bees on their Salzburg farm for a family Be My Guest dinner, not to mention delicious home-made cheese strudel.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Optional Experiences

      Lake and Mountain Tour

      Marvel at the Alpine beauty of the Salzburg lake district, with its 76 glacier lakes and picturesque towns like Sankt Gilgen. We will also have the chance to see some of the major backdrops for the film "The Sound of Music".

      Adult Price: €39.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 6

      Day 7

      Salzburg – Mondsee – Vienna (3 Nights) 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 were married in 'The Sound of Music'. Journey 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

      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: €62.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      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 to make the most of your time. This optional involves reservations and entrance prepayments. Should you decide to cancel the optional, a 50% cancellation fee will be incurred.

      Adult Price: €45.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 7

      Day 8

      Vienna Sightseeing and At Leisure Day 8 - Vienna Sightseeing and At Leisure

      We enjoy an in-depth opportunity to 'Dive Into Culture' this morning during a guided tour of the Kunsthistorisches Museum. Explore the heritage of the House of Habsburg, one of the most influential royal houses in Europe, and its exquisite collection of art in Kunstkammer, before the public gains access. 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. Spend the rest of the day on your own, indulging in the local Kaffee und Kuchen culture or consider an encounter with the city's rich musical heritage.

      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 sparkling wine or juice during the interval will only enhance the experience. Please note: on occasion a small gift will be offered in place of a glass of sparkling wine.

      Adult Price: €103.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 8

      Day 9

      Vienna At Leisure 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

      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 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
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 9

      Day 10

      Depart Vienna 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

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 10

      Available Departures

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      The Trafalgar Difference

      • Connect with Locals
        The Klaushofer family and their resident bees are your hosts on their charming Salzburg farm where you will enjoy a traditional family Be My Guest dinner, not to mention the delicious home-made cheese strudel. (Day 6)

      • Stays with Stories
        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. (Day 5)

      • Dive into Culture
        Enjoy a visit to the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the largest art museum in Austria, to view the Royal Collection before the general public has access. (Day 8)

      • Local Specialist
        For included sightseeing in Salzburg and Vienna

      • Make a Difference
        Spend two nights at the 18th-century former family estate of the Prince Archbishop of Salzburg, turned Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron, known as the 'Sound of Music Palace' for the role it played as the backdrop for some of the film's outdoor scenes. Enjoy the heritage experience offered and learn how your visit helps fund its continuous care so it can be preserved for future generations. (Days 5 & 6)

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        • ORIENTATION of Munich, Oberammergau and Innsbruck

        • VISIT Neuschwanstein Castle, the alpine resort of Berchtesgaden, Mondsee Church made famous in the film 'The Sound of Music' in Mondsee and the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna

        • VIEW Wilten Basilica and the Golden Roof in Innsbruck and Mozart's Birthplace in Salzburg

        • SEE Melk Abbey and Wachau Valley


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        • 9 hot buffet breakfasts

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

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        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Trip Highlights

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and a professional Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • VIP entry to many sights


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