AUSTRIA CONCERT TOUR
DAY 1 U.S.A.
Depart United States aboard your overnight transatlantic flight to Europe. The night will pass quickly, and you will soon be landing in Vienna.
DAY 2 Arrive VIENNA
After passing through necessary customs formalities, you will be met by your Tour Director and transferred to your hotel, with the remainder of the day at leisure to begin exploring on your own. This metropolis on the Danube has lovely green parks, fine shops, hotels and restaurants. Upon arrival you are free to start enjoying this city of the waltz and one of the great musical capitals of the world. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.
DAY 3 VIENNA
Breakfast at your hotel. On your sightseeing tour this morning you will stop to view St. Stephen's Cathedral, an impressive Gothic structure, consecrated in 1147. You will also see the Ringstrasse and Town Hall and the elaborate Summer Palace of Schonbrunn. This afternoon you will give a performance at Schonbrunn Palace (subject to availability). Dinner and overnight at your hotel.
DAY 4 VIENNA - VIENNA WOODS EXCURSION
Breakfast at your hotel. This morning you will be touring through charming wine growing villages. The winding route crosses small rocky and wooded valleys along the banks of the River Modling. Return to Vienna during the mid afternoon with the balance of the day free. This evening you will give your second performance. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 5 VIENNA - MELK - SALZBURG
Early breakfast at your hotel, then board your coach for the drive to Salzburg via Melk. Upon arrival at Melk you will be given a sightseeing tour of the Abbey and the possibility of performing in the Chapel if there is no Mass or Organ Concert at the time. Following your visit you will be served an optional lunch at the Stifts Restaurant Melk. After lunch you will continue to Salzburg. Dinner and overnight in Salzburg.
DAY 6 SALZBURG
Breakfast at your hotel. This morning you will visit Mozart's birthplace, then past the Cathedral and the Glockenspiel and finally visit the baroque Castle of Hellbrunn, once the country center for the PrinceBishops of Salzburg. Lunch will be on your own. In mid afternoon you will be transferred to Mirabell Gardens where a performance is scheduled. At the conclusion of the performance you will be driven back to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 7 SALZBURG - INNSBRUCK - MUNICH
Following breakfast at your hotel, you will board your motorcoach for the drive to Munich with stops in Innsbruck and Garmisch. After an orientation tour of the city, you will continue on to Munich via the winter resort town of Garmisch. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Munich.
DAY 8 MUNICH
Breakfast at your hotel. Start the day with a morning sightseeing tour a drive to Koenigsplatz, a view of the University, Odeons Square, and the Marienplatz with its neoGothic City Hall, boasting the famed glockenspiel. You have the afternoon free to enjoy Munich as you wish. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.
DAY 9 MUNICH - USA
Today you bid farewell to Munich as your motorcoach transfers you to the airport for your return flight to the United States, taking with you so many wonderful memories of Austria and Germany.