Austria provides a wonderful backdrop for a Winter escape! Explore the beautiful cities of Vienna and Salzburg, both rich in heritage and culture. View the spectacle that is the famous white Lipizzaner stallions perform their finely executed dressage manoeuvres to Viennese classical music, discover the city's gems on a private guided tour, and finish off your days in Vienna with a wonderful concert of Mozart's music. Continue on to Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart, and a wonderful example of baroque architecture - indeed, it is one of the best preserved in the German speaking world. Take in some fun Winter activities such as tobagganing and a Winter sleigh ride. Picture the scene - an idyllic landscape covered with snow as you huddle under warm blakets and sip on a glass of mulled wine as you relax on your private sleigh ride through the countryside. What could be better?!
Take a private airport transfer in Vienna with a private vehicle and driver.
A welcome package with your vouchers, a city map, train tickets (if relevant) and any other touristic information that you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.
The Austria Trend Hotel Savoyen (4*) is located in the quiet Embassy District, surrounded by historic buildings full of tradition. Hotel offers direct access to the Botanical Gardens in the beautiful park of Belvedere Palace, and is an ideal starting point for sightseeing. The Austria Trend Hotel Savoyen has 309 rooms, feature modern decor and captivate guests with their classic modern architecture. The warm colours and floral motifs are reflective of the nearby Botanical Garden, creating an ambience of comfort and ease. The gym and vitality area, along with the hotel's elegant restaurant, offer relaxation and enjoyment throughout the day.
Spend an enjoyable 4 hours exploring the city of Vienna today on a private tour which will provide an overall impression of the most significant sights of Vienna. Along the Ringstrasse admire numerous magnificent buildings, such as the MAK, the State Opera House, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Natural History Museum, the cultural district the Museums Quartier, the former Habsburg winter residence, the Hofburg, the Parliament, the City Hall and the Burgtheater. The highlight of the tour will be a visit of the showrooms of Schönbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the Habsburg family. The MAK shows applied and contemporary art in temporary exhibitions as well as in its unique permanent and study collections. On the way back to the opera pass by the Belvedere Palace, the former summer residence of Prince Eugene. The tour takes 3 hours and includes the entrance fee to the Schonbrunn Palace.
Sleep in this morning and relax at your hotel.
Enjoy Vienna from its best side, for it seems as if the Ringstrasse was built purely as a theatrical backdrop to the imperial splendour! Come with us, past the beautiful illuminated buildings to the Vienna Prater (Vienna’s amusement-park) with the famous Giant Ferris Wheel. Afterwards, enjoy the fascination of the illuminated city from above on the Kahlenberg hill. Finish the evening at a wine tavern in Grinzing, where you can be assured of the very best of traditional Viennese hospitality. Enjoy your dinner (incl in the tour cost).
Take a train station transfer with a private vehicle and driver in Vienna.
Enjoy a train transfer between Vienna and Salzburg. The ride takes around three hours.
Take a private train station transfer with private vehicle and driver in Salzburg.
Enjoy a panoramic, private 3hr tour of Salzburg, known as Mozart's town which features many historical buildings and interesting architecture. Since the 18th century until today you can hear the sound of Mozart's Magic Flute and other famous compositions between Salzburg historic walls. Gain an insight into the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque aspects of the city as Mozart saw it. End your tour with a visit to the newly reopened Mozart Residence, on Makart Square.
Castellani Park Hotel (4*) located in a natural setting and a 15-minute walk from the center of Salzburg, hotel features large grounds and a 400-year old linden tree. The first-class boutique hotel owes its unique atmosphere to a special blend of classic elegance and modern architecture. The hotel impresses with the highest level of hospitality, in an environment that combines international trends and regional charm – a special flair unparalleled in all of Salzburg. The rooms feature elegant wooden furniture, leather armchairs, air-conditioning and free internet access.
Spend part of today tobogganing in Abtenau and enjoy some pure Winter pleasure! The sled equipment can be rented directly from the mountain station from where you hop on the cabintrain to the station at the top of the mountain where there is a nice retreat in the Karkogel hut. The toboggan run was built especifically for sledding and therefore is always an ideal slope. The toboggan course is illuminated at night, so evening activity is also possible. The toboggan course ends at the mountain station's outdoor bar where you can relax and enjoy the vistas and the ambiance of the ski hill. (includes transportation to and from Salzburg).
A unique opportunity to experience the Winter Wonderland in Salzburg is taking a half day excursion to the enchanting village of Faistenau. From here, let a sleigh glide you through a Winter paradise. Snuggle up under warm blankets and marvel at the picturesque scenery. After the sleigh ride (approx. 1hr) stop for a warm drink at a local bar. Warm clothing, gloves, and warm shoes are essenial for this tour.
Enjoy a private transfer with your own vehicle and driver in Salzburg.
Citizens of other countries may require a visa. Please ask your Sales Advisor. These requirements change often and therefore it is best that you check with the Embassy of Austria for the most up to date visa information.
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