Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery

8 days from $3,976 per person*
  • Explore Munich’s signature landmarks with a private guide.
  • Take in the incredible view from Neuschwanstein Castle on a guided tour.
  • Step into your favorite scenes from The Sound of Music and walk in Mozart’s footsteps in Salzburg.
  • Amble through the hundreds of ornate rooms at Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace.
  • Stay at a handpicked selection of quality accommodations.
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Breathtaking mountains draped under a cloak of thick forest and sprinkled with storybook castles. Elegant cities tailor-made for strolling. Every architectural movement you can think of, all blended together in a seamless tapestry of style. These are just a few of the sights you’ll encounter on this exhilarating journey across German Bavarian and gorgeous Austria.

The trip begins in Munich, the warm-hearted capital of Bavaria where, after settling in, you’ll step out with a private guide to explore the landmarks of this quintessential German city – including the stately Schloss Nymphenburg, the Residenz (Royal Palace), and Marienplatz – before sitting down to raise a stein (or two) at the Viktualienmarkt beer garden. Next, take in the incredible view from the Marienbruecke Bridge and explore romantic Neuschwanstein Castle and Schloss Linderhof, both royal residences of eccentric King Ludwig II. A short ride by train brings you over the Austrian border into Salzburg, the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and backdrop for The Sound of Music . Walk in the footsteps of the city’s favorite son on a private half-day tour of the Mozart Residence and the fascinating array of architectural styles (Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque) that distinguish Salzburg. Later, step into the scenes of The Sound of Music on a guided tour that takes you to the gardens of Mirabell Palace, Schloss Leopoldskron, Nonnberg Abbey, and other iconic spots from the film. From there, it's on to your final stop: Vienna, the Austrian capital. Here, you’ll have the chance to take in the charming city’s key highlights (including the Staatsoper opera house, Hofburg Palace, the Kunsthistorisches Museum, and others) and wander some of the 1,441 rooms of majestic Schönbrunn Palace, a former summer residence of the House of Habsburg. Finally, end the experience in grand style via a full day's exploration of the Wachau Valley on a scenic boat ride down the Danube with the chance to tour the beautiful Melk Abbey. ... Show More »

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Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Munich
    Munich
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Meet & Greet - Assistant
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Germany - Welcome Package
    Eden Hotel Wolff (B) (Superior)
  • Day 2 Munich
    Munich
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day City Tour and Viktualianmarkt Beer Garden (with Tasting) - Vehicle/Guide
    Eden Hotel Wolff (B) (Superior)
  • Day 3 Munich
    Munich
    • Shared - Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Tour (10hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    Eden Hotel Wolff (B) (Superior)
  • Day 4 Munich to Salzburg
    Munich to Salzburg
    • Private Transfer - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver
    • Train - Munich - Salzburg [2 hrs] - 2nd Class Train Ticket
    • Private Transfer - Train Station with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Driver/Assistant
    • Austria - Welcome Package
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day City Tour with Mozart Residence (3hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    Auersperg Hotel (B) (Superior )
  • Day 5 Salzburg
    Salzburg
    • Morning at Leisure
    • Shared Tour - Sound of Music Tour (4hrs) - Coach/Guide
    Auersperg Hotel (B) (Superior )
  • Day 6 Salzburg to Vienna
    Salzburg to Vienna
    • Private Transfer - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver
    • Train - Salzburg - Vienna [2.5hrs] - 2nd Class Train Ticket
    • Private Transfer - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day City Tour with Schonbrunn Palace (4hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Kaiserhof (B) (Kaiserhof Classic)
  • Day 7 Vienna
    Vienna
    • Shared Tour - Wachau - Danube Valley (8 hrs) - Coach/Guide
    Kaiserhof (B) (Kaiserhof Classic)
  • Day 8 Vienna
    Vienna
    • Private Transfer - 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: Munich

Enjoy a private transfer between Munich Airport and your hotel will be provided upon arrival.

For your added comfort, an English speaking assistant will be waiting for you at the hotel lobby. Your representative will help you to check in and walk you through the welcome package documents, your itinerary and answer your questions.

Enjoy a private transfer between Munich Airport and your hotel will be provided upon arrival.

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.

Accommodation: Eden Hotel Wolff (B) (Superior)

Founded in 1890, Eden Hotel Wolff is one of the leading properties in Munich. The hotel is conveniently located in the city center, opposite to the main train station and is within walking distance to all of central Munich's exciting sights and shopping areas. Offering a variety of uniquely designed guestrooms whose flair and cozy elegance allow you to relax after a busy day, a modern but elegant atmosphere prevails. All guestrooms include air conditioning, complimentary Wi Fi access, and a flat screen television. For an excellent dining experience, head to Peter & Wolff Restaurant - found on-site - where you can enjoy seasonal dishes prepared using the freshest local produce.

Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Munich
Munich
Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Eden Wolff, Munich
Eden Wolff, Munich

Day 2: Munich

Explore the beautiful city of Munich by taking in sights such the National Theater with the Royal Palace, the Palace of Nymphenburg and Marienplatz – the most historic and most scenic square of Munich’s old town, in a private chauffeured vehicle with a driver-guide. You will visit the Viktualienmarkt Beer Garden, located only two minutes away from Marienplatz to get a taste of the Bavarian beer culture. This is the perfect place to relax and enjoy great beer while contemplating at all the amazing sights you have seen on this tour. Beer and snack are included.  

Accommodation: Eden Hotel Wolff (B) (Superior)
Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Beer Garden
Beer Garden

Day 3: Munich

In the midst of the German Alps, the magnificent towers of Neuschwanstein Castle rise in all their majestic splendour – it is simply breathtaking. Set in one of the world’s most beautiful locations, the castle overlooks the idyllic 700 year old, medieval village of Füssen. The panoramic view from the Marienbruecke (the bridge high above the castle and gorge) is spectacular with unspoiled natural lakes and valleys stretching far into the distant horizon. Linderhof Palace, located near Oberammergau in southwest Bavaria near Ettal Abbey, is the smallest of the three castles built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria and the only one of which he lived to see its completion. The Palace and its surrounding park is one of the most artistic and stylistically complex ensembles of the 19th century. Entrance fees are to be paid locally.

Accommodation: Eden Hotel Wolff (B) (Superior)
Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Neuschwanstein Castle
Neuschwanstein Castle

Day 4: Munich - Salzburg

Enjoy a private transfer between your hotel and the train station in Munich alongside a professional driver.

Settle in for a transfer by train from Munich to Salzburg. Approximate travel time is two hours.

Transfer from the train station to your hotel with private vehicle and English speaking assistant. For your added comfort, your assistant will help you to check in to your hotel and walk you through the welcome package documents, your itinerary and answer your questions.

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.

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.

Accommodation: Auersperg Hotel (B) (Superior )

Staying at the Auersperg Hotel means being surrounded by the special atmosphere from the very first moment onwards exuded by this unique hotel which was erected in 1900 with a love for detail. Antiques are stylishly combined with elements of modern design. Here, somewhat apart from the tourist streams, at the end of the pedestrian zone Linzergasse, where many people live and go to work daily, the city shows you its liveliest and perhaps most authentic face. The hotel fits harmoniously into this metropolitan landscape. In only a few minutes on foot you can easily reach the old city and all its most important sights.

Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Salzburg
Salzburg
Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Salzburg
Salzburg

Day 5: Salzburg

This morning, enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.

Today, you will be led by an English-speaking guide on a 4-hour Sound of Music tour. You will take a ride through the breathtaking landscapes where the opening scenes of the musical were shot. Relax and listen to the original Sound of Music soundtrack. The professional guide will show you the highlights of the film, as well as, the historical and architectural landmarks of the city. Furthermore, you will get the chance to enjoy the picturesque lake district. Highlights of the tour include the Mirabell Gardens, Leopoldskron Castle, Hellbrunn Castle, Nonnberg Abbey, St. Gilgen, Lake St. Wolfgang and the Wedding Church Mondsee.

Accommodation: Auersperg Hotel (B) (Superior )
Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Nonnberg Abbey
Nonnberg Abbey

Day 6: Salzburg - Vienna

Enjoy a scenic train station transfer with a private vehicle and professional driver.

Settle in and transfer by train from Salzburg to Vienna. Travel time is approximately 2.5 hours.

Transfer from the train station to your hotel with a private vehicle and professional driver.

Spend an enjoyable 4 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 Quartier, the former Habsburg winter residence, the Hofburg, the Parliament, City Hall and the Burgtheater. The highlight of the tour will be a visit to the showrooms of Schonbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the Habsburg family. The entrance fee to the Schonbrunn Palace is included.

Accommodation: Kaiserhof (B) (Kaiserhof Classic)

The Kaiserhof, part of the Best Western Premier brand, is centrally located on a quiet side street in the historic heart of Vienna. Here, you are only a short walk away from the Vienna State Opera, the Ringstraße, the Naschmarkt market, and the luxury shops of the Kärntner Straße and Ringstraßen Galerien mall. In their traditionally appointed rooms, you will experience the historic feeling of imperial Vienna to the fullest. The Kaiserhof’s harmonious blend of tradition and modern comfort is accompanied by a fresh, vibrant styling, while everywhere you look, you will be reminded of Vienna’s glorious history. Have a classic Viennese breakfast of Kipferl and coffee, or choose from among numerous other delicacies. Guests of the Keiserhof’s may make use of their private wellness facilities, which include a fitness room, steam bath, sauna, and a solarium.

Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Schonbrunn Palace
Schonbrunn Palace
Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Vienna
Vienna

Day 7: Vienna

Enjoy a full day excursion to the Wachau Valley, which is an Austrian region near the Danube River. During a romantic and scenic boat ride, the history and legends of the Danube come alive as you wind your way through charming old villages, steep vineyards, and castles. The heart of the Wachau is Krems, an old wine merchant town. You will also have the opportunity to visit Melk, the "Cradle of Austria," and the magnificent Benedictine Abbey, a pearl of Austrian Baroque. You may bring your own lunch or take the chance to try local cuisine at the Abbey restaurant in Melk. The tour finishes at the Opera House in Vienna. Entrance fees to the Melk Monastery and the boat ride are included. During the winter season, lunch is also included.

Accommodation: Kaiserhof (B) (Kaiserhof Classic)
Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Danube Valley
Danube Valley

Day 8: Vienna

Enjoy a scenic transfer from the airport to your hotel or city with a private vehicle and professional driver.

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.

Eden Hotel Wolff (B) (Superior): Munich

Founded in 1890, Eden Hotel Wolff is one of the leading properties in Munich. The hotel is conveniently located in the city center, opposite to the main train station and is within walking distance to all of central Munich's exciting sights and shopping areas. Offering a variety of uniquely designed guestrooms whose flair and cozy elegance allow you to relax after a busy day, a modern but elegant atmosphere prevails. All guestrooms include air conditioning, complimentary Wi Fi access, and a flat screen television. For an excellent dining experience, head to Peter & Wolff Restaurant - found on-site - where you can enjoy seasonal dishes prepared using the freshest local produce.

Auersperg Hotel (B) (Superior ): Salzburg

Staying at the Auersperg Hotel means being surrounded by the special atmosphere from the very first moment onwards exuded by this unique hotel which was erected in 1900 with a love for detail. Antiques are stylishly combined with elements of modern design. Here, somewhat apart from the tourist streams, at the end of the pedestrian zone Linzergasse, where many people live and go to work daily, the city shows you its liveliest and perhaps most authentic face. The hotel fits harmoniously into this metropolitan landscape. In only a few minutes on foot you can easily reach the old city and all its most important sights.

Kaiserhof (B) (Kaiserhof Classic): Vienna

The Kaiserhof, part of the Best Western Premier brand, is centrally located on a quiet side street in the historic heart of Vienna. Here, you are only a short walk away from the Vienna State Opera, the Ringstraße, the Naschmarkt market, and the luxury shops of the Kärntner Straße and Ringstraßen Galerien mall. In their traditionally appointed rooms, you will experience the historic feeling of imperial Vienna to the fullest. The Kaiserhof’s harmonious blend of tradition and modern comfort is accompanied by a fresh, vibrant styling, while everywhere you look, you will be reminded of Vienna’s glorious history. Have a classic Viennese breakfast of Kipferl and coffee, or choose from among numerous other delicacies. Guests of the Keiserhof’s may make use of their private wellness facilities, which include a fitness room, steam bath, sauna, and a solarium.

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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