Monday, May 24, 2021
Austrian Alps Pre-Trip
Vienna June 23-26
Join us in the city of music and Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven and Brahms…..the splendid Imperial Capital of the Hapsburgs, with wonderful food and wine from every corner of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire, with fabulous sights and shopping, and optional day trips to the vineyards of Burgenland and the Wachau, and Melk Abbey with its spectacular vistas overlooking the Danube
A visit to this ancient capital is a perfect compliment to our trip to Salzburg and the Alps the next week, and we hope you’ll be able to come with us!
Arrive Vienna Airport and transfer by rail to Vienna Hauptbahnhof (Main Railway Station) and our hotel, Novotel Wien Hauptbahnhof just a short walk away from the front of the station
Free time in the afternoon/evening to enjoy the city, or rest in the hotel spa/sauna/steam bath.
Full day to explore Vienna and its sights on the Hop-On, Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus, Good on the Red or Blue Line
Evening out to explore some Viennese Heurigen, family vineyards around the city which serve food and offer some local music for atmosphere…...you’ll feel like an extra from The Third Man!
Meals: B. D
Full day to explore more of Vienna or,
Optional tour with Doug to visit the vineyards and wine farmer families of Burgenland he knew as an 18-year old, and discover a whole different side of this lovely country!
Return to Vienna at the end of the day
Train to Salzburg to enjoy the Sound of Music City, or
Optional tour with Doug to the Wachau, a lovely valley west of Vienna renowned for its vineyards and wonderful wines, gorgeous villages and Durnstein Castle, and finishing with a visit to Melk Abbey with its commanding view of the Danube From Melk, we’ll hop on a train to Salzburg to join the rest of our group that might have elected to skip Vienna
$599 per person, includes
3 nights lodging, Novotel Wien Hauptbahnhof, 2 per room
Rail transfer from Vienna Schwechat Airport to Vienna Hauptbahnhof
1 day Hop On, Hop Off Sightseeing bus for Vienna Red and Blue Line
Heurigen dinner and wine 1 night
Train from Vienna to Salzburg
Taxi from Salzburg rail station to hotel
Deposit of $300 due to confirm your space
Balance due at 60 days prior to arrival