Combine a spectacular holiday to Austria with André Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra in concert. Visit fascinating cities such as Innsbruck, the capital of the Tyrol, Salzburg, the home of Mozart, and breath-taking Vienna, where you can enjoy the highlight of this tour. Be charmed by the sounds of Viennese waltzes and operettas in Vienna's Stadthalle with André Rieu, the undisputed modern day King of Waltz. This memorable 12-day tour includes; coach travel, 11 nights accommodation and 9 evening meals along with a Category 4 André Rieu concert ticket. Ticket upgrades are available. Come and join the party on our fully escorted tour filled with sheer joy!
You will stay for four nights at the 4-star Arcotel Kaiserwasser in Vienna.
You will then stay for four nights in the Austrian Tyrol at the 3-star Hotel Rotspitz located in Maurach.
Overnight stays in Belgium and Germany will be in city-style hotels.
Local departure by coach or door-to-door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.
We continue into Austria to reach our hotel in the Tyrol for three nights.
<p> Join today's included excursion as we head to the capital of Tyrol, Innsbruck. Our city tour will show you some of the highlights, such as the historical Old Town with its lovely Golden Roof, the Hofburg – former imperial residence of the ruling Habsburg family – and the pretty Maria Theresien Street with its stylish shops. </p><p> Of course, you will also have time to explore this delightful city on your own! </p>
<p> Enjoy a visit to the city of Salzburg today on our included excursion. Why not join our optional guided sightseeing tour? Our local guide will show you all the main features of this beautiful and compact city. Amongst the highlights you will see the Mirabell Gardens and the attractive Old Town, including, of course, the famous Getreidegasse, where you will visit Mozart’s birthplace. </p><p> After the guided city walk, you will have the chance to taste the original Mozartkugel – you’re sure to be impressed by the exquisite composition of chocolate and marzipan! </p>
Location: Wachau & Dürnstein
<p> We leave the Tyrol and head east towards the Wachau region, making a brief stop in Dürnstein, where Richard the Lion-heart was held captive by Duke Leopold V. </p><p> We continue to Vienna and our hotel for five nights. </p>
Location: Vienna & the André Rieu Concert
<p> Today, join our included excursion to Vienna, where our guide will show you some of the highlights of this charming city. Travel the famous Ringstrasse, home to the Opera House, the Burg Theatre and the Houses of Parliament. See many other fantastic sights, including the famous Hundertwasser House and the big wheel in the Prater Funfair, made famous by the movie The Third Man. </p><p> After an early dinner at the hotel, the highlight of your stay takes place this evening – the unforgettable André Rieu, live in concert with the Johann Strauss Orchestra in Vienna’s Stadthalle. Be charmed by the sounds of Viennese waltzes and operettas! </p>
Location: Burgenland - The Land of the Sun
<p> Today’s optional excursion is to Burgenland, the most easterly province in Austria. This area could, from the landscape, be easily mistaken for neighbouring Hungary. </p><p> Visit the wine village of Rust and enjoy a traditional Pannonia lunch. Then, take a tour of a local wine cellar, followed by some wine-tasting. </p><p> A horse-drawn carriage ride through the vineyards is followed by a short boat cruise on Lake Neusiedl. We then enjoy dinner at a traditional restaurant in Vienna! </p>
Location: Vienna & Heurigen
<p> Enjoy a day exploring Vienna! Visit one of the many Viennese cafés and taste a piece of Sachertorte – delicious! Why not stroll through the narrow streets around the Kärntnerstrasse and go shopping? Or visit the churches, museums and many other sights – there is so much to discover! </p><p> The day ends in one of the cosy Heuriger wine taverns with hearty food, wine and some 'moody' Schrammeln music! </p>
Location: Vienna Woods
<p> Join our included tour of the Vienna Woods today. Visit the Abbey at Heiligenkreuz, known for its Gregorian chants, which are sung each day at midday by the monks. </p><p> We include a guided tour of the Abbey, before continuing later this afternoon to the spa town of Baden in the southern Vienna Woods, famous for its pretty Biedermeier houses. </p>
We head into Germany and to our overnight hotel.
Travel north to Belgium for an overnight stay.
You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.
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