Sound of Music

10 Days 2 Countries 4 Cities

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

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About this trip

Not just for fans of the film, this Austrian adventure also takes in the country's romantic cities, dramatic scenery, epic history and timeless connections to music.

You'll enjoy Insider moments like… staying in Meierhof at Schloss Leopoldskron which provided the setting for many scenes from the filming of the movie the Sound of Music.


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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Sound of Music

Your Itinerary

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.

Meal(s)
Welcome Reception
Hotel
Sheraton Westpark

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.

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast

3. Munich – Neuschwanstein Castle – Oberammergau (2 Nights)

Drive into the scenic Bavarian mountains and arrive by horse and carriage at 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.

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast
Dinner
Hotel
Wittelsbach

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.

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast

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 Leopoldskron closely connected to the Sound of Music movie.

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast
Hotel
Schloss Leopoldskron Authentic Accommodation

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.

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast
Be My Guest Dining

7. Salzburg – 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.

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast
Hotel
Imperial Riding School Renaissance

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.

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast

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.

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast
Farewell Dinner

10. Depart Vienna

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

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast

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    Service rating : It was fineProduct : Loved melk abbey. The eagles nest and Marriott hotel.

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    Service rating : The tour director Lucien Drake Reed and driver Francesco were our particular favorites. Some excursion tour guides were good and some weren't. This can be a big deal with regards to expectations. We spent quite some time at Residenzplatz where Julie Andrews splashed water from

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    Service rating : It was great. Every time I had a question Genice was there with the answer or informationProduct : My daughter and I think it was the best trip ever. I loved the Movie, all the places I was in awe. I sent pictures to Genice, I don't know how to post

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    Service rating : It was all good. Excellent. Excellent trip with group and tour guide and bus driver.Product : Munich was the best. I also liked Salzburg and Vienna. I liked the castle.

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  • Local Specialists
    For included sightseeing in Salzburg and Vienna.

  • Cultural Insights
    Enjoy a visit to the Kunsthistorisches Museum to view the Royal Collection before the general public have access.

  • Be My Guest
    Visit a family at their Gasthof near Salzburg. Enjoy this delightful evening in the Austrian coutryside.

  • Hidden Treasures
    Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

  • Authentic Accommodation
    Meierhof Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg, Austria Commissioned by the Prince Archbishop of Salzburg in 1736, you'll enjoy a taste of Austrian high society during your stay at Meierhof at this iconic Authentic Accommodation.

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Sightseeing Highlights

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    • City tour in Salzburg and Vienna

    • Orientation of Munich and Innsbruck

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

    • Visit Neuschwanstein Castle, Oberammergau, Mondsee Church made famous in the film The Sound of Music in Mondsee, the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna and the Alpine resort of Berchtesgaden

    • See Melk Abbey and Wachau Valley


What's Included

Dining

    • 9 hot buffet breakfasts.

    • 4 dinners
      (including Be My Guest).


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Travel Highlights

    • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

    • Hand-picked 4 and 5 star accommodation

    • 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

    • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing


    Airport Transfers

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