Trip Overview

Music Tour of Austria and Bavaria

Tour rating: 4.93 / 5, Based on 9 Reviews
Private tour to Austria, Germany

Austria and Germany boast plenty of incredible landmarks and talented natives, especially in terms of classical music. And there is no better way to fully comprehend their rich heritage than exploring the iconic sights, accompanied by a soundtrack, written by such stars of classical music as Ludwig van Beethoven and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart!

Music Tour of Austria and Bavaria

9 days3 cities
AustriaGermany2 countries
Private tour to Austria, Germany
From
$3,588
Tour rating: 4.93 / 5, Based on 9 Reviews

Austria and Germany boast plenty of incredible landmarks and talented natives, especially in terms of classical music. And there is no better way to fully comprehend their rich heritage than exploring the iconic sights, accompanied by a soundtrack, written by such stars of classical music as Ludwig van Beethoven and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart!

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Day-By-Day
Vienna, Austria

Vienna

first destination

Often referred to as the City of Music, Vienna is indeed a many-sided capital with an extremely rich legacy. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert are among the many luminaries that have worked there.

3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in a centrally locate hotel
Day 1
Arrival to Vienna
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to the European capital of music - charming Vienna! Upon arrival, you check in to the hotel, nestled in the very heart of the amazing city. The rest of the day is free for you to either rest after a journey or start exploring glorious Vienna on your own.

No meals included.

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Day 2
City Tour & Vienna State Opera
City tour
City tour
Theater
Theater
Show
Show

Today your guide takes you on a 4-hour walking tour of downtown Vienna. You start at the State Opera House and walk through the Karntnerstrasse, a shopping street in the pedestrian zone in the city center, to St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Then walk along the Graben und the Kohlmarkt, a very exquisite shopping area, to the Imperial Palace Hofburg, the former winter residence of the Habsburgs. It now houses the Imperial Apartments, Sisi Museum, Imperial Silver Chamber, Austrian National Library and much more.

Your next stop is Ring avenue, home to the Museums of Fine Art and National History, the Parliament, the City Hall, and the Burgtheater. During the tour, you also admire Neuer Markt and the Capuchin Monastery.

Next, you enjoy a 40-minute group tour of Vienna State Opera (or Wiener Staatsoper), covering a lot of things, usually hidden from the evening audience. The tour route starts from the foyer, then you take the grand staircase, leading to the beautiful staterooms, such as the Tea Salon, Schwind Foyer, and the Marble Hall. After that, you finally reach the auditorium and have a chance to admire the main stage. After the tour, you return to your hotel.

As a highlight of the day, we invite you to an amazing show at the Vienna State Opera (transfers are included).

  • Please, note: the show is not available during the theater holidays in July - August.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 3
Schonbrunn Palace & Vienna Woods Exploration
Day tour
Day tour

After breakfast, your guide and driver take you on a 4-hour touring program around the most significant sites within the boundaries and in the surrounding area of Vienna. During the tour, you explore the Vienna Woods, the most eastern foothills of the majestic Alps. You enjoy the stunning views over the city and Danube River from Kahlenberg, the highest hill in artistic Vienna.

Then you drive through the wine area in the foot of the Vienna Woods, the town of Grinzing, and learn why Vienna is called the 'Wine-Growing Capital of the World'.

Next on your list is the magnificent Schonbrunn Palace, the former summer royal residence, that gives you a historical impression of the glorious imperial times. A highlight is a guided inside visit to the showrooms of the Palace.

After the tour, you return to your hotel in Vienna and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

train
Vienna
Salzburg
2 hrs 30 min

A train is the fastest and one of the most comfortable ways to travel through breathtaking Austria. All Austrian high-speed trains are very well-equipped and provide passengers with everything they might need for a comfortable ride. 

Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg

second destination

Often called the City of Mozart and bordering Germany, Salzburg is the Austrian jewel of monumental architecture, history, and culture, traversed by the Salzach River.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Train to Salzburg & City Tour
Transfer
Transfer
City tour
City tour

In the morning, you check out from the Vienna hotel and go to the rail station to catch a Vienna - Salzburg train. On your way, you pass the charming city of Linz and enjoy the views over the breathtaking Danube. Upon arrival, you check in to your centrally located hotel and have some time to rest.

Later you meet your private guide and embark on an exciting tour of Salzburg and the Lake Region. You discover the UNESCO-listed Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg with its medieval fortress, baroque palaces, and churches. You see the Getreidegasse and Mozart's birthplace, pass by the Festival Houses where the Salzburg Festival is held every year, stroll along the narrow streets and enjoy the flair of this old city.

After the tour, you return back to your hotel or continue exploring Salzburg on your own.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 5
Mozart Tour & Concert at Mirabell Palace
Museum
Museum
Show
Show

Today you get a chance to learn about one of the greatest musical geniuses of all times - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. And there is no better way to do it than visiting his hometown. Following breakfast, you meet your guide-driver you in the lobby and together you head to Mozart's Birthplace, one of the most visited museums in Austria.

Your next stop is the Residence, housing some of the furniture and musical instrument, originally belonging to the brilliant composer. After a 3-hour tour, you return to charming Salzburg.

  • Please, note: the tour has limited availability during Mozart week (January, 23 to February, 2).

As an icing on the cake, you are invited to the concert hall at the amazing Mirabell Palace (located within walking distance from the hotel) to enjoy a glorious classical concert and a complimentary drink.

  • Please, note: there are no concerts on Mondays.

Breakfast and a drink are included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

train
Salzburg
Munich
1 hr 30 min

Without a doubt, taking a bullet train from Salzburg to Munich is one of the most comfortable ways to travel between these incredible cities. Your personal driver will take you to the station and meet upon arrival.

Munich, Germany

Munich

third destination

Set gracefully on the banks of the Isar River, the capital of Bavaria, Munich, is an amazingly beautiful city with an incredible history and colorful sights.

4 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 6
Trip to Munich & Evening Performance at Bavarian State Opera
Transfer
Transfer
Show
Show

Following breakfast, you check out from your Salzburg hotel and have a transfer to the station where you catch a high-speed train to Munich. On your way to the scenic Bavarian capital, you pass the breathtaking Chiemsee lake and travel along the winding Mangfall River. Upon arrival, your personal driver takes you to your centrally located hotel for check-in. After that, you have some time to rest, have lunch, and start exploring the city on your own.

In the evening, we invite you to enjoy an outstanding show at the Bavarian State Opera, the winner of the "Opera House of the Year" award in 2014 (transfers are included).

  • Please, note: there are no performances in August - mid-September.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 7
Exploring Munich & Bavarian State Opera Tour
City tour
City tour
Theater
Theater

After breakfast, you meet your private guide and go on a fascinating 3-hour tour of Munich's beautiful old town to get an insight into the city's turbulent 850-year history.

With its exuberant atmosphere and vitality, Munich is one of Europe's great cultural centers. Enjoy your city tour around Marien Square, Church of Our Lady and Residenz Palace. In the ancient part of the town the world-famous Hofbrauhaus, the medieval town gates, and the colorful open-air market Viktualienmarkt are waiting for you. Munich’s elegant Maximilian Street offers views at the Bavarian Parliament, Deutsches Museum, Royal Palace and, your next destination, the grand Opera House. 

After a lunch break, you set off on a private guided tour of Bavarian State Opera (or Bayerische Staatsoper), housed in a historic opera house that is also a home of Bavarian State Orchestra and the Bavarian State Ballet.

During a 1-hour tour you learn many fascinating facts about the various theatre programs, hear very interesting stories about the architecture of the building, and find out who influenced the opera house during the last 350 years. Plus, your route covers the Ionic Hall, the Royal Hall, and the magical auditorium.

After the tour, you have a transfer to our hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

 

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Day 8
Day-trip to Neuschwanstein Castle & Bavarian Alps
Day tour
Day tour

Experience a truly royal day tour of the majestic Neuschwanstein Castle, which inspired Walt Disney! Together with your guide-driver, you are able to enjoy a hassle-free day without queuing and rushing.

Today Neuschwanstein is one of the most popular of all the palaces and castles in Europe. Every year 1.4 million people visit "the castle of the fairy-tale king". Each summer around 6,000 visitors a day stream through rooms that were initially intended for a single inhabitant. During the guided group tour of the castle, you learn about the eccentric Fairy Tale King Ludwig II, a builder of this imposing landmark, his complicated life in Bavaria at the start of the Second Reich and his life-long friendship with the composer Richard Wagner.

On the way back to Munich, your private guide-driver can make a stop at Linderhof Palace or other beautiful sights in the picturesque region of Bavarian Alps.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 9
Departure from Munich
Transfer
Transfer

This is the final day of your adventure. Today your driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home. We hope you enjoyed your theatre tour and the charming capitals you have explored!

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable downtown hotels in Vienna, Salzburg, and Munich;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Evening performances at Vienna State Opera and Bavarian State Opera;
  • Evening concert at Mirabell Palace with a drink;
  • Group tour at Vienna State Opera House;
  • Private tour at Bavarian State Opera House;
  • Entrances to Schonbrunn Palace, Mozart birthplace & residence, Neuschwanstein Castle;
  • 1st class train tickets: Vienna - Salzburg, Salzburg - Munich;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Note: Hotel's availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Fully tailor-made program according to your interests
  • Accommodation at best hand-picked 4-star hotels all situated in the city centers, close to major attractions
  • Your own professional local guides and drivers
  • Evening Performance at Vienna State Opera
  • Group Tour of the State Opera
  • Concert at Mirabell Palace
  • Mozart Tour in Salzburg
  • Day-trip to Neuschwanstein Castle & Bavarian Alps
  • Private Tour of Bavarian State Opera

What To Know

  • It's always best to bring some cash in local currency for your trip. You will need Euros for your time in Germany and Austria
  • You will be walking quite a bit during your sightseeing tours, so make sure to bring comfortable shoes
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