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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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      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
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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.

      Please note: All Preview 2018 itineraries are subject to change. Booked guests will be contacted about any changes to their trip upon the release of the 2018 Europe & Britain brochure.


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      Trip code: CSOM

      9 Nights

      accommodation

      13 Meals
      • 9 hot buffet breakfasts

      • 4 dinners (including Be My Guest)

      On-trip Transport

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • 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)


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      Travel Highlights

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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 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

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      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 city - perfectly blending the 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

      Bavarian Evening

      Munich is the heart of Bavaria and it's fuelled by some of the best food and drink in the country. See the Hofbräuhaus before you enjoy a selection of traditional Bavarian dishes in a typical local restaurant and absorb the atmosphere of a real Bavarian beer hall.

      Adult Price: €65.00

      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

      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

      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

      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 subject to seasonal closures, therefore it may not be available on all departures.

      Adult Price: €55.00

      Local Speciality Dinner

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

      Adult Price: €61.00

      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

      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: €36.00

      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: €61.00

      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 sparkling wine 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: €42.00

      Day 8

      Day 9

      Vienna At Leisure Day 9 - Vienna At Leisure

      Spend the day as you wish. Explore museums, palaces, galleries and memorials to famous composers. Why not consider an Optional Experience to Bratislava, the capital Slovakia? 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 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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      The Trafalgar Difference

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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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        • 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


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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

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        • 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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