Austria Exclusive

7 days from $5,194 per person*
  • Experience the beauty of the lake district with a private guide.
  • Visit Mozart's residence in Salzburg.
  • Led by private guide, explore the highlights of Vienna.
  • Cross in to Germany as you discover the Bavarian Alps.
  • Featuring renowned five-star hotels.
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Discover the treasures of Vienna and Salzburg on this luxurious Austrian tour. Explore the stunning Lake District, discover the Bavarian Alps, marvel at Schonbrunn Palace, transition through the scenic Danube Valley, visit the Mozart Residence & more, while staying in five star hotels.

Austria is a symphony of opulent palaces, magnificent mountains, baroque architecture, and old world cafes. Start your tour in Vienna, the Imperial capital of the Habsburg Empire, with vivid images of a time long ago, complete with Habsburg palaces, trotting white horses, old ladies in fur coats and the famous Ringstrasse. Once you are in Vienna, Schonnbrunn Palace tour is an absolute must. Continue your tour in Salzburg, also known as "Mozart Town" where you will receive insight into the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque aspects of the city as Mozart saw it, and even visit the Mozart Residence, on Makart Square. Once you have arrived in the city, you will love the mountainous landscape and the fresh air that only Salzburg can offer. In the presence of a private guide, your journey allows you to experience the breathtaking beauty of one of Austria's most beautiful regions - the Lake District - as well as the magnificent Bavarian Alps, along the German border. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Vienna
    Vienna
    • Austria - Welcome Package
    • Transfer - Private - Airport with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Assistant/Driver
  • Day 2 Vienna
    Vienna
    • Tour - Private - City Tour with Schonbrunn Palace (6 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Optional Show
  • Day 3 Vienna
    Vienna
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Kunsthistorisches, Glory of the Habsburgs (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver/Art Historian
  • Day 4 Vienna to Salzburg
    Vienna to Salzburg
    • Vienna - Salzburg [via Danube Valley, Melk Abbey (with Lunch)] - Vehicle/Guide(2)
    Breakfast
  • Day 5 Salzburg
    Salzburg
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day City Tour with Mozart Residence (3hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Salzkammergut Lake District (4hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 6 Salzburg
    Salzburg
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Bavarian Alps Tour (5hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 7 Salzburg
    Salzburg
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Vienna

A welcome package with a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.

Enjoy your private airport transfer with driver and vehicle. For your added comfort, your English speaking driver will help you to check in and walk you through the welcome package documents, your itinerary and answer your questions. Please Help client getting in and out of vehicle. Has mobility Issues

Accommodation: Grand Hotel Wien (5*)

The Grand Hotel Wien located in the heart of Vienna, on the famous boulevard "Wiener Ringstraße", and just a few steps to the Vienna State Opera and the "Kaerntner Street" is incomparable. You will feel extremely comfortable and homelike in a luxury room or suite at the Grand Hotel Wien, where classic music mixes with classic architecture. The 205 rooms and suites are spacious and designed in typical Viennese style. They guarantee luxury, comfort and convenience. Exquisite fabrics, rare antiques, classic decoration and state-of-the-art technical equipment will make you feel thoroughly at home. The Hotel is home to several of Vienna's best restaurants and bars, and during your stay there is plenty to choose from to enjoy a unique and stylish dining or bar experience. Guests are spoiled with culinary delights in a total of 4 restaurants, a bar and a lobby coffee lounge. Hotel facilities and services include a health club, spa services in your room and much more.

Austria Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Vienna
Vienna
Austria Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Grand Hotel
Grand Hotel

Day 2: Vienna

Today, you will spend an enjoyable 6 hours with a private tour guide, driver, and vehicle, exploring the city of Vienna. This tour will provide you with an overall impression of the most significant sights of the city. Along the Ringstrasse, admire numerous magnificent buildings, such as the MAK, the State Opera House, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Natural History Museum, the cultural district the Museums Quarter, the former Habsburg winter residence, the Hofburg, the Parliament, City Hall and the Burgtheater. The highlight of the tour will be a grand tour of as many as 40 rooms of the stunning Schonbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the Habsburg family. 

Enjoy an opera or orchestra performance in Vienna (not included in the tour price). Transfers to and from the concert can be arranged on request.

Accommodation: Grand Hotel Wien (5*)
Austria Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Schonbrunn Palace
Schonbrunn Palace
Austria Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Opera in Vienna
Opera in Vienna

Day 3: Vienna

Enjoy a private tour of the fine art museum. Meet a studied art historian for a 2 hour conversation about the museum, its collections and the themes of power and prestige in art. The immense Kunsthistorisches Museum stands alongside the Louvre, Metropolitan Museum of Art and the British Museum as one of the great comprehensive collcetions of art in the world. Largely a product of Habsburg imperial ambitions, the collection features over seven millennium´s of art objects, from ancient Egypt to 20th century Viennese Secession. Your visit is designed as an overview on the Kunst, with time spent in several of the major collections. One particular focus will be the picture gallery featuring a major colleciton of 16th and 17th century paintings from Venice, the Netherlands and Germany and such masters as Titian, Vermeer, van Eyck and Durer. At the end of this tour you´ll emerge with a deeper understanding of this museum´s collection and their role in the centuries long rule of the Habsburgs. Transfers and entrance fee to Kunsthistorisches Museum are included.

Accommodation: Grand Hotel Wien (5*)
Austria Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Kunsthistorisches Museum
Kunsthistorisches Museum

Day 4: Vienna - Salzburg

This morning you will meet your private guide and leave Vienna heading to Salzburg via Danube Valley. On the way, you will discover and experience the charm of the world-renowned cultural landscape of Danube Valley. The tour will begin at the charming small city of Krems and Dürnstein with its mix of medieval flair, baroque fashion. Continue along the Danube Valley, stopping at Emmersdorf an der Donau, where you will enjoy a 3-course-lunch with wine in a traditional local restaurant near the Danube. On the last stop before reaching Salzburg, you will pay a visit to Melk Abbey, a grand Benedictine monastery high above the town of Melk. Arrive in Salzburg late afternoon.

Accommodation: Sacher (5*)

Hotel Sacher Salzburg is located in the very heart of Salzburg, the city of Mozart, directly on the banks of the River Salzach. This metropolis of music and culture never ceases to delight and charm guests from all over the world and the exclusive Hotel Sacher Salzburg offers you the perfect basis for a comfortable stay in Salzburg. Privately owned Hotel Sacher Salzburg luxury hotel combines timeless elegance and tradition with the highest standard of service and modern conveniences. After a major refurbishment the entire hotel was upgraded to offer state-of-the-art technology. All rooms and suites, some of which have recently been renovated, are furnished in a highly individual fashion and offer state-of-the-art facilities. Furnishings include original paintings, precious carpets, and silk wallpaper. All rooms at Hotel Sacher Salzburg offer air conditioning, a minibar, and bathrobes.

Austria Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Salzburg
Salzburg
Austria Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hotel Sacher Salzburg
Hotel Sacher Salzburg

Day 5: Salzburg

Today, you will discover the wonders of Salzburg during a half day private tour of the city. Salzburg, known as the town of Mozart, features historical buildings and impressive architectural attributes. The city is the birthplace and hometown of Wolfgang Mozart, and some say that you can still hear the tones of the musical 'The Magical Flute' and the 'Sound of Music' from they alleyways and historic walls. Your professional guide will provide with insight into the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque features of the city as Mozart saw it. You will end the tour with a visit to the newly reopened Mozart Residence on Makart Square. Before Mozart moved in, the lodging was inhabited by a dancing master that educated youngsters on how to dance and behave. The residence was formerly referred to as “the dancing master’s house” (Tanzmeisterhause). Here, you will have the opportunity to see an informative multi-media show.

Experience the breathtaking beauty of one of Austria's most beautiful regions - the lake district just beyond the gates of Salzburg. With a view down to Salzburg we begin our excursion to the scenic and historical landmarks of the surroundings. You will have a chance to see the impressive hunting castle Fuschl, today it is a luxury hotel, where the Prince Archbishops spent many seasons. In St. Wolfgang there is time to visit the famous winged Gothic altar by Michael Pacher and a stop at the 'White Horse Inn' for refreshments. From St. Wolfgang continue by boat (May 1st - Oct 26th) to St. Gilgen on the other side of Lake St. Wolfgang. After 25 minutes you will land in St. Gilgen, where Mozart's mother was born. Passing Castle Hüttenstein, continue along the Mondsee. The ever changing and contrasting scenery will make this tour an unforgettable memory.

Accommodation: Sacher (5*)
Austria Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Salzburg
Salzburg
Austria Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  St. Gilgen, Lake District
St. Gilgen, Lake District

Day 6: Salzburg

In the Bavarian Alps above the Obersalzberg stands the former mountain residence of Hitler. It offers magnificent views across the snowcapped peaks of the surrounding mountains. Passing the Castle Hellbrunn, through Anif you will arrive at the German border. Driving along the Königseeache, through the lovely valley and picturesque farmland to Unterau we start our ascent to the Obersalzberg. Journey continues down the Königsee or Echo Lake. On the way back stop in Berchtesgaden. Please note if you wish to visit the Eagle's Nest then please ask to include this as part of a full day 8 hour tour.

Accommodation: Sacher (5*)
Austria Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Bavarian Alps
Bavarian Alps

Day 7: Salzburg

Meet your driver for a private airport transfer.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Grand Hotel Wien (5*): Vienna

The Grand Hotel Wien located in the heart of Vienna, on the famous boulevard "Wiener Ringstraße", and just a few steps to the Vienna State Opera and the "Kaerntner Street" is incomparable. You will feel extremely comfortable and homelike in a luxury room or suite at the Grand Hotel Wien, where classic music mixes with classic architecture. The 205 rooms and suites are spacious and designed in typical Viennese style. They guarantee luxury, comfort and convenience. Exquisite fabrics, rare antiques, classic decoration and state-of-the-art technical equipment will make you feel thoroughly at home. The Hotel is home to several of Vienna's best restaurants and bars, and during your stay there is plenty to choose from to enjoy a unique and stylish dining or bar experience. Guests are spoiled with culinary delights in a total of 4 restaurants, a bar and a lobby coffee lounge. Hotel facilities and services include a health club, spa services in your room and much more.

Austria Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Grand Hotel
Grand Hotel
Austria Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Grand Hotel Lobby area
Grand Hotel Lobby area

Sacher (5*): Salzburg

Hotel Sacher Salzburg is located in the very heart of Salzburg, the city of Mozart, directly on the banks of the River Salzach. This metropolis of music and culture never ceases to delight and charm guests from all over the world and the exclusive Hotel Sacher Salzburg offers you the perfect basis for a comfortable stay in Salzburg. Privately owned Hotel Sacher Salzburg luxury hotel combines timeless elegance and tradition with the highest standard of service and modern conveniences. After a major refurbishment the entire hotel was upgraded to offer state-of-the-art technology. All rooms and suites, some of which have recently been renovated, are furnished in a highly individual fashion and offer state-of-the-art facilities. Furnishings include original paintings, precious carpets, and silk wallpaper. All rooms at Hotel Sacher Salzburg offer air conditioning, a minibar, and bathrobes.

Austria Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hotel Sacher Salzburg
Hotel Sacher Salzburg
Austria Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hotel Sacher Salzburg  - Lobby
Hotel Sacher Salzburg - Lobby

Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard): Global Location

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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