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Austrian Xmas Adventure
Thursday - Sunday - From: 179 Euro €


Select Departure City, Date & Package:

Florence
November 23 2017 (Thursday) - Christmas Markets
Full Package - Trans., Accom. & Activities - €275
November 30 2017 (Thursday) - Christmas Markets
Full Package - Trans., Accom. & Activities - €275
Rome
November 23 2017 (Thursday) - Christmas Markets
Full Package - Trans., Accom. & Activities - €289
November 30 2017 (Thursday) - Christmas Markets
Full Package - Trans., Accom. & Activities - €289
Fly-in (meet us there)
November 23 2017 (Thursday) - Christmas Markets
Fly-In - Accom. & Activities Only - €189
November 30 2017 (Thursday) - Christmas Markets
Fly-In - Accom. & Activities Only - €189

Departure Times

Florence - 9:00pm
Rome - 5:30 - 6:00pm
Fly-In (meet us there) - arrival on your own with hostel check in available from 3pm

Highlights

It’s a Winter Wonderland in Austria’s best cities, and some of Europe's most beautiful, ALL featuring amazing Christmas markets for the holiday season! Mozart, the Sound of Music, Austria’s Alps, beerhalls, great shopping & a lively nightlife scene make these Austrian destinations unbeatable!  You’ll get to experience the cosmopolitan yet classical city of Vienna as well as the quaint, postcard Austrian Alps scenery of Salzburg.

  • November 23 - 26
  • November 30 - December 3

*During these special dates will be when the famous Christmas Markets take place in Vienna & Salzburg and the cities are dressed up for the season with vendors selling hot spiced wines, seasonal foods & treats, Christmas music, ice skating is available, etc.

Itinerary

Thursday - Day 1 Depart Florence/Rome via luxury coach w/DVD movies. Stops for dinner/bathroom along the way. Arrive at hostel in central Vienna around 8-9am. 

*Fly-in package arrival on your own to Vienna on Thursday with check-in available from 3pm (you will be sent exact instructions on how to arrive). Activities start from Friday when the bus group arrive

Friday - Day 2 Morning arrival with a little time to drop bags (check in to rooms available from 3pm) get some food and freshen up and then head out on our walking tour of Vienna (start time at approx. 10:30am). Stops include main sights like the Vienna Opera, Hofburg Palace, Parliament, City Hall (Rathaus), St. Stephen's Cathedral, and more.  After the tour ends, you can explore the many (11 of them!) Christmas markets located in and around the city center for souvenir shopping and to warm up with the some local hot spiced wine!  At night, you can catch the famous Vienna opera, or head out to the rowdy bars/clubs in Vienna’s best nightlife district, “The Bermuda Triangle”.  

Saturday - Day 3 Breakfast provided and free day to explore Vienna, go shopping, enjoy its many museums, concert halls or operas and of course its 11 different Christmas markets around the city center!!  Free night.

Sunday - Day 4 After breakfast, check out and early morning departure at approx. 8am from Vienna to Salzburg (approx. 3 hours travel time). The day will be free to explore the city and its sights like the Hohensalzburg fortress, Mozart museum, take the optional Sound of Music tour or enjoy lunch at the Augustiner Brau beerhall for some of Europe’s best beer inside this unique monastery or their outdoor garden! In the center of the old city there is the beautiful Salzburg Christmas market to enjoy as well. Departure from Salzburg will be at approx. 4:30pm for late night arrival back to Florence/Rome. 

*Fly-in package departure on your own. 

 

Route

Vienna - Salzburg

Quick Facts

Country - Austria
Language - German
Currency - Euro
Must see/do - Hofburg Palace, Belvedere Palace, Schonbrunn Palace, Vienna Zoo, Vienna Opera, St.Stephen’s Cathedral, Hohensalzburg Castle, Sound of Music tour, Mozart House, Mirabell Gardens, Augustiner beerhall & monastery and of course the Christmas markets in each city!

Available Packages

- Full Package - r/t transportation, accommodations & activities (from Florence & Rome)
- Transportation only - provide your own accommodations
- Fly-In Package - accommodations & activities (meeting group in Vienna)

Included:

Full Package:
- round trip transportation
- 2 nights accommodation (Friday-Sunday)
- 2 breakfasts
- walking tour of Vienna
- Euroadventures trip leader
- Euroadventures information packet

Transportation Only Package:
- round trip transportation
- Euroadventures information packet
*this package does not include accommodations & activities

Fly-In Package:
- 3 nights accommodation (Thursday-Sunday)
- 3 breakfasts
- Transfer between Vienna and Salzburg
- Euroadventures trip leader
- Euroadventures information packet
* this package does not include transportation to Vienna and out of Salzburg.

Not included:

- Vienna Opera
- Sound of Music Tour
- Museum Entrances
- Vienna Metro Tickets
- Lunches & Dinners
- Souvenirs

Packing Tips

- Passport
- Warm clothes & shoes
- Money

Where we stay

Centrally located hostel in Vienna (Friday & Saturday nights)

Extra Activities

- Sound of Music tour that follows the sights and stories of the famous musical movie.  Come and join us on a wonderful ride with breathtaking views of the landscape where the opening scenes of the movie The Sound of Music were filmed. Relax and listen to the Original Sound of Music soundtrack. You will not just see lots of highlights of the movie "The Sound of Music", but also get to know historical and architectural landmarks in the city as well in the Lake District area. Duration - 4 hours. Price - 35 Euro.

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