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Austrian Musical Tour

2023

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REVISED ITINERARY:

Last Updated December 2nd 2021

Day 1 

Monday, May 29th 2023

Depart from Denver - Austria Airport TBD

 

Day 2

Tuesday, May 30th

Meet your Tour Directors, Lorna Holland and Dante Zambrano Cassella.

Load instruments on Bus

Travel to Salzburg

Welcome Dinner

Check in Hotel

 

Day 3

Wednesday, May 31st

Salzburg 

Breakfast buffet 10:00 am Meet with local English-speaking guide for a 3 hour city tour including the Mirabell gardens and the narrow Getreidegasse with its many shops.

Visit the Mozart Geburtshaus (Birthplace) and the Dom (Cathedral where Mozart worked).

 

Visit Hohensalzburg Fortress including a short cog rail ride. Lunch on your own

Visit Hellbrunn Castle

Dinner at hotel 

 

Day 4

Thursday, June 1st

Salzburg – Hallein/Bad Dürrnberg – Ried im Innkreis - 

Breakfast Buffet

Depart for Bad Dürrnberg

Visit Salt mine in Hallein.

After arrival, change into provided coveralls to enter salt mine in a traditional wooden slope.

 

Depart for Ried im Innkreis Lunch on your own

 

Arrive in Ried for afternoon of strudel making, meeting Austrian students.

Concert in Ried, Parish Church Peter and Paul

Dinner  

Transfer and overnight in Salzburg

 

Day 5

Friday, June 2nd

Mondsee - Vienna

Breakfast Buffet

Depart for Vienna 12:00 pm Stopping at the beautiful resort town of Mondsee, you will find the “Wedding Church” from the movie “The Sound of Music.”

 

Lunch will be on your own

Continue towards Vienna. 

 

En route you will visit the massive Benedictine “Melk Abbey.”

Dinner 

Hotel check-in Overnight in Vienna

 

Day 6

Saturday, June 3rd

Vienna 

Breakfast Buffet

Enjoy a city tour by coach with a Local Guide to include the old city center, the Royal Castle, Parliament, the Belvedere Palace (no entry), the modern Hundertwasser House, and the UNO district.

 

Guided tour (2 groups) of Schönbrunn Palace with its spectacular gardens, enormous grounds and opulent structure of over 250 rooms. Schönbrunn was the Hapsburgs attempt to recreate the Palais de Versailles of the Sun King of France.

Lunch on your own Time permitting, possible visit of Technical Museum

Dinner

Hotel in Vienna

 

Day 7

Sunday, June 4th

Vienna

Buffet breakfast

Board coach and travel to the Central Cemetery of Vienna. Here are the monuments of the famous composers all buried next to each other in a beautiful display of sculptured tributes. See the grave of Beethoven, Brahms, both Strausses, Schubert and Schumann.

 

Visit the fascinating interactive museum, “Haus der Musik.” Inside find displays about music and the great composers, as well as scientific exhibits about sound.

 

Lunch on your own

Visit Vienna Opera with guided tour in English

 

Dinner in a typical “Heuriger Restaurant” in Grinzing, a wine producing suburb of Vienna. Enjoy live music and great food.

Overnight in Vienna

 

Day 8

Monday, June 5th

Vienna / Budapest

Buffet breakfast

Depart for concert

Concert at De La Salle Bundesgymnasium (High School) Lunch on your own

Depart for Budapest

Meet local guides for a city tour including the medieval Buda Castle area, Matthias Church (without entry), Fisherman’s Bastion, and the magnificent Heroes Square. Dinner at the Hotel

Overnight in Budapest

Day 9

Tuesday, June 6th

Budapest

Buffet breakfast

Half day excursion to Tanya Csarda, located south of Budapest on the “Puszta” or plain.

 

Horse show

Lunch with live Gypsy music and a Hungarian folklore show

Return to Budapest

Rehearsal

Final concert at St. Theresa of Avila Church in Budapest Dinner

Overnight in Budapest

 

Day 10

Wednesday, June 7th

Extra Day Budapest

 

Day 11

Thursday, June 8th 2023

Depart for USA

Dates: MAY 2023

This quote is based on

75-80 People  | 2 Buses

Estimate: $3395

Land Price Only.

About this Tour:

3 Days in Salzburg, 3 Days in Vienna, and 3 Days in Budapest.

1 Clinic, 2 Performances.

Included:

Luxury Motor coach through out the duration of the tour.

Hotel Lodging

9 Full Breakfasts

9 Dinners

Local Guides

All entrances listed on the itinerary

24/7 English Speaking Tour Directors

Instruments: 6 Bases, 8 Cellos, and one Piano

Travel Insurance including CFAR

Meet your Tour Directors:

Lorna Holland - Tour Director/Guide


With over 20 years experience in tourism in over 30 different countries, Lorna is the main tour guide of Vafeltre.com specializing in family based tours as well as large student groups.

If you have any questions regarding any upcoming tours feel free to contact her directly at Lornanpep@aol.com or call her at 571-239-3889   - I am always available to talk!

Dante  Zambrano Cassella - Tour Director/Guide


Dante is what you call a Global citizen, born in Venezuela from Italian parents, grew up in multiple countries, but makes Northern Italy his true home where he lived the most with his grandmother and his love for this region is what started his passion to promote this unique place.

With years of experience in European & US Tours along with his wife Lorna they enjoy bringing people to discover the beauty of this city.