Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery

  • Enjoy a private guided tour of Munich’s highlights.
  • Marvel at the astonishing views from Neushwanstein Castle.
  • Visit Schönbrunn Palace led by expert private guide.
  • Walk in the footsteps of Mozart in his hometown, Salzburg.
  • Featuring comfortable value-based accommodations.
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As you gaze up at the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture that inspired Mozart, you can almost hear the music of the great composer floating on the breeze that blows gently through Salzburg.

From the charm of Bavaria’s traditional capital of Munich to the timeless tides of the Danube, this is a region that will seduce and inspire you. Soak in the mood of Munich’s old town on a entertaining walk as your tour guide shares the colorful stories of the city’s 850-year history; visit the 700-year-old medieval village of Fuessen deep in the German Alps; discover the incredible landscapes and filming landmarks of the renowned Sound of Music film in Salzburg; explore the culturally significant museums and galleries of sophisticated Vienna; and take a romantic cruise past the quaint villages and ancient castles that line the banks of the Danube enroute to the steep vineyards of old Wachau.

A range of comfortable hotels has been carefully selected for their central locations, which means you can be certain that you’ll only ever be steps from the most significant historic and cultural sites in eastern Europe. And your team of local guides will happily reveal the secret royal scandals and colorful stories that lay behind the glamorous façades of the region’s breathtaking ancient castles and elaborate palaces. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Munich
    Munich
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Meet & Greet - Assistant
    • Germany - Welcome Package
  • Day 2 Munich
    Munich
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Walking Tour (2.5 hrs) - Guide
  • Day 3 Munich
    Munich
    • Shared - Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Tour (10hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
  • Day 4 Munich to Salzburg
    Munich to Salzburg
    • Private Transfer - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver
    • Train - Munich - Salzburg [2hrs] - 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
    Breakfast
  • Day 5 Salzburg
    Salzburg
    • Morning at leisure
    • Shared Tour - Sound of Music Tour (4hrs) - Coach/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 6 Salzburg to Vienna
    Salzburg to Vienna
    • Private Transfer - Train Station - Luxury 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
    Breakfast
  • Day 7 Vienna
    Vienna
    • Shared Tour - Wachau - Danube Valley (8 hrs) - Coach/Guide
    Breakfast
  • 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

Continue with your driver for a private airport transfer in Munich. 

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.

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: Hotel Torbräu (4*)

Originally called Thaltor-Herberge, opened its doors in 1490. It featured elegant bedrooms with Gothic paneled walls, comfortable poster beds and linen closets.  In 1946, the owners had to focus on rebuilding this hotel as it was nearly destroyed during World War II.  Throughout the years, there have been elaborate renovations, adding a restaurant, state of the art security and communication technology.  Celebrating over 100 years and four generations, Hotel Torbräu is not only a gorgeous hotel in a convenient location, but also a place filled with history. This international hotel offers old world charm with tastefully appointed rooms and suites, modern meeting facilities, a café and a restaurant.

Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Munich
Munich
Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Hotel Torbräu
Hotel Torbräu

Day 2: Munich

Enjoy an informative and entertaining walk through the heart of Munich’s beautiful old town led by a private guide. Along the way, your guide will take you on a journey through the city’s colorful 850-year-old history. You will stop at various attractions that have witnessed events, which have created regional and worldwide interest over the years. From royal scandals over great international celebrations to the rise as one of Europe’s most influential and affluent cities, Munich has experienced it all. Your knowledgeable guide will explain the known and reveal the secrets of this beautiful Alpine city. You are given a one-hour lunch break to discover and explore the bustling cafes or world famous beer halls of Munich on your own. Your guide would be more than happy to share local favorites with you at your request. Entrance fees and lunch are not included. Should you find yourself in Munich during Oktoberfest, we can customize your walking tour to show you the festivities.

Accommodation: Hotel Torbräu (4*)
Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Town Hall on Marienplatz
Town Hall on Marienplatz

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: Hotel Torbräu (4*)
Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Neuschwanstein Castle
Neuschwanstein Castle

Day 4: Munich - Salzburg

Meet your driver for a private train station transfer.

Enjoy a scenic train ride from Munich to Salzburg. The approximate travel time is 2 hours.

Enjoy your private train station transfer 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.

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.

Accommodation: Hofwirt (3*)

Hofwirt Hotel is a historic hotel in the heart of Salzburg, right next to Linzergasse, a pedestrian zone in the center of the city. The hotel is only a short walk from the city's hotspots, including the train station, the Congress Centre, and Mirabell Palace. The Hofwirt is a traditional yet modern hotel, built in 1878 and renovated in 2007. With over 100 years of experience in the business, the Hofwirt is an established and renowned guest house. The cozy guest rooms are furnished in a modern or traditional style and feature cable TV and a bathroom. The on-site restaurant, the 'Blue Salon,' incorporates a shady terrace for your enjoyment, while the guest lounge creates a comfortable space for guests to relax in a traditional Austrian ambiance.

Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Salzburg
Salzburg
Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Hofwirt Hotel
Hofwirt Hotel

Day 5: Salzburg

Sleep in this morning and 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: Hofwirt (3*)
Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Nonnberg Abbey
Nonnberg Abbey

Day 6: Salzburg - Vienna

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

Enjoy a transfer by train from Salzburg to Vienna. Travel time is approximately 2.5 hours.

Enjoy a scenic transfer from the train station to your hotel with a private vehicle and professional driver.

Today, you will 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: Art Hotel (3*)

Art Hotel is designed for comfort and relaxation, equipped with every imaginable detail. Art Hotel Vienna is centrally located with direct access to the inner city. The property is close to the Naschmarkt, theatreland, antiques district and great Viennese pubs that have relaxing atmosphere. The Art Hotel Vienna is a stylish and modern hotel, centrally located in Vienna’s fifth district, with an easy connection to the city centre and close to the Naschmarkt, Schönbrunn Palace and several theatres, antique shops and restaurants. The contemporary styling of the 48 rooms, including 12 studios, provides a relaxing ambience.

Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Vienna
Vienna
Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Art Hotel
Art Hotel

Day 7: Vienna

Today, you will 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: Art Hotel (3*)
Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2018 - 2019 -  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.

Hotel Torbräu (4*): Munich

Originally called Thaltor-Herberge, opened its doors in 1490. It featured elegant bedrooms with Gothic paneled walls, comfortable poster beds and linen closets.  In 1946, the owners had to focus on rebuilding this hotel as it was nearly destroyed during World War II.  Throughout the years, there have been elaborate renovations, adding a restaurant, state of the art security and communication technology.  Celebrating over 100 years and four generations, Hotel Torbräu is not only a gorgeous hotel in a convenient location, but also a place filled with history. This international hotel offers old world charm with tastefully appointed rooms and suites, modern meeting facilities, a café and a restaurant.

Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Hotel Torbräu
Hotel Torbräu
Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Hotel Torbräu
Hotel Torbräu

Hofwirt (3*): Salzburg

Hofwirt Hotel is a historic hotel in the heart of Salzburg, right next to Linzergasse, a pedestrian zone in the center of the city. The hotel is only a short walk from the city's hotspots, including the train station, the Congress Centre, and Mirabell Palace. The Hofwirt is a traditional yet modern hotel, built in 1878 and renovated in 2007. With over 100 years of experience in the business, the Hofwirt is an established and renowned guest house. The cozy guest rooms are furnished in a modern or traditional style and feature cable TV and a bathroom. The on-site restaurant, the 'Blue Salon,' incorporates a shady terrace for your enjoyment, while the guest lounge creates a comfortable space for guests to relax in a traditional Austrian ambiance.

Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Hofwirt Hotel
Hofwirt Hotel
Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Hofwirt Hotel Restaurant
Hofwirt Hotel Restaurant

Art Hotel (3*): Vienna

Art Hotel is designed for comfort and relaxation, equipped with every imaginable detail. Art Hotel Vienna is centrally located with direct access to the inner city. The property is close to the Naschmarkt, theatreland, antiques district and great Viennese pubs that have relaxing atmosphere. The Art Hotel Vienna is a stylish and modern hotel, centrally located in Vienna’s fifth district, with an easy connection to the city centre and close to the Naschmarkt, Schönbrunn Palace and several theatres, antique shops and restaurants. The contemporary styling of the 48 rooms, including 12 studios, provides a relaxing ambience.

Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Discovery Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Art Hotel
Art Hotel

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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