Sound of Music

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The perfect travel experience for lovers of the outdoors and history, this trip inspired by The Sound of Music brings the beauty of the Alps and familiar views from the silver screen to life. You’ll hear all the stories of Bavaria and beyond spending quality time with locals.

Availability

From 04/05/2024 to 29/09/2024

Departure dates & prices

Dates Availability Price
  • May Sat 04 2024 to May Sun 12 2024
    Available
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    $4,695*
  • May Sat 18 2024 to May Sun 26 2024
    On Request
    From
    $4,695*
  • Jun Sat 01 2024 to Jun Sun 09 2024
    Sold Out
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    $4,695*
  • Jun Sat 15 2024 to Jun Sun 23 2024
    Available
    From
    $5,095*
  • Jun Sat 29 2024 to Jul Sun 07 2024
    Available
    From
    $4,750*
  • Jul Sat 13 2024 to Jul Sun 21 2024
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    From
    $4,750*
  • Jul Sat 27 2024 to Aug Sun 04 2024
    Available
    From
    $4,850*
  • Aug Sat 24 2024 to Sep Sun 01 2024
    Available
    From
    $4,750*
  • Sep Sat 07 2024 to Sep Sun 15 2024
    On Request
    From
    $4,750*
  • Sep Sat 21 2024 to Sep Sun 29 2024
    Sold Out
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    $5,125*

What's included

An expert Travel Director and professional Driver.
Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted.
All porterage and restaurant gratuities.
All hotel tips, charges and local taxes.
Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals.
Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras.
Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing.
Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys).
Optional Experiences and free time.
On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilised.
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Itinerary

  • Day 1 Welcome to Munich Willkommen in M?nchen - which you will have an opportunity to explore before embarking on your lyrical sojourn through the Sound of Music. Join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a memorable Welcome Reception to kick-start your leisurely meander through Germany and Austria.
  • Day 2 Discover Bavarian Munich Embark on a morning orientation tour past some of the city's most renowned sites, See the distinctive towers of the Cathedral as well as Marienplatz, the central square and the impressive town hall with its charming glockenspiel during your orientation. The 13th-century. St. Peter's church and the Viktualien food market square and a beerhall are only a short walk from here. Spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring the city's Old Town or consider an Optional Experience to the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, the first of the Nazi camps established in Germany. This evening, connect with the city's rich beer heritage and consider a memorable night out for a dinner of local specialities.
  • Day 3 Onwards to Neuschwanstein Castle and Garmisch Journey to Neuschwanstein Castle, built as a retreat for shy King Ludwig II to retire from public life. Continue through Bavaria, stop in Oberammergau before arriving in Garmisch. Tonight you'll dine in your hotel.
  • Day 4 Spend a Day in Alpine Innsbruck The Nordkette mountains beckon today in this capital of Tyrol. We spend a leisurely day against a magnificent alpine backdrop, exploring the city's iconic sights. Admire Emperor Maximilian I's ornate Golden Roof, then maybe take a trip up the funicular for spectacular views, or see the Hofburg Palace. Marvel at the fascinating crystal installations and browse for precious gifts and souvenirs at the Swarovski Crystal Worlds Store.
  • Day 5 Journey to Salzburg Spend a soul-stirring morning connecting with the astounding natural beauty of Berchtesgaden. You'll want to take in all the spectacular views on an Optional Experience visit to Eagle's Nest, intended as a mountain retreat for Hitler and his inner circle. See the awe-inspiring mountain landscape and learn about the area's fascinating history before arriving in Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart and the backdrop for the 'The Sound of Music.'
  • Day 6 Explore Spectacular Salzburg Connect with Locals Join your Local Specialist for a tour of the city's iconic highlights including Getreidegasse, the Salzburg Cathedral, Mozart's birthplace and many of the locations used in the film 'The Sound of Music'. This afternoon travel to Faistenau where we will Connect With Locals on a farm just outside Salzburg. The Klaushofer family and their resident bees are your hosts for an exclusive Be My Guest experience and family dinner with delicious home-made cheese strudel.
  • Day 7 Off to Mondsee and Vienna Leave the sounds of Salzburg behind for lakeside Mondsee, where you'll see Mondsee Abbey, the church of St. Michael that served as the church where Captain Von Trapp and Maria were married in 'The Sound of Music'. Gaze at the mountains and green fields as we leave the Salzkammergut region and journey eastward towards the regal Austrian capital, Vienna. There's no better introduction to the City of Music than a traditional dinner and local entertainment which you could enjoy as part of tonight's Optional Experience.
  • Day 8 See the Sights of Vienna Dive Into Culture Enjoy an exclusive guided visit of the Habsburg royal collection of art at the Kunsthistorisches Museum, prior to admission of the general public. Dive Into Culture and visit the Kunstkammer during this private insider visit. Later, your Local Specialist will show you the city's major landmarks and palaces during your included sightseeing tour. The magic continues with a walking tour through the oldest parts of the city. This evening, join your fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner.
  • Day 9 Farewell Vienna We say a fond farewell to newfound friends and the beauty of Vienna at the end of an unforgettable experience. Dining Summary
  • 1 - Welcome Reception
  • 8 - Breakfast
  • 3 - Dinner Be My Guest Salzburg: The Klaushofer family and their resident bees are your hosts on their charming Salzburg farm where you will enjoy an exclusive Be My Guest family dinner, complete with delicious home-made cheese strudel. Dive Into Culture Vienna: Enjoy a visit to the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the largest art museum in Austria, to view the Royal Collection before the general public has access. Iconic Experience Munich: During your orientation of the city with your Travel Director, see Feldherrnhalle in the Odeonsplatz, the Palace of the Dukes of Wittelsbach, the English Garden, the Hofbr?uhaus, St. Peter's Church and the famous Marienplatz. Munich: Admire the magical countryside at the Neuschwanstein Castle. Innsbruck: Nestled amidst majestic mountains, Innsbruck is a beautiful city offering a unique combination of nature, history, and culture. Stroll the streets of the picturesque Old Town and learn about its history with your Travel Director. Nordlingen: Spend the day surrounded by the beauty of Berchtesgaden. Salzburg: Join your Local Specialist to visit the formal gardens of Mirabell Palace and Residence Square - both locations used in 'The Sound of Music.' See the imposing fortress, the immense cathedral and Mozart's birthplace on the lively Getreidegasse. Mondsee: Visit the historic Mondsee Abbey, renowned for its role as the setting of the wedding scene in the film The Sound of Music. Vienna: Walk through the first district, Inner Stadt, as your Local Specialist reveals the historic core of the city. Tour the Ring Road to see the Hofburg Imperial Residence, Opera House, Parliament Building and Karlskirche. Must-see Highlights : VIP Admission to the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna : Explore Salzburg and Vienna with a Local Specialist : Discover Munich, Oberammergau and Innsbruck : Visit Neuschwanstein Castle and the Church from the film 'The Sound of Music' in Mondsee : View Wilten Basilica and the Golden Roof in Innsbruck and Mozart's Birthplace in Salzburg : See Melk Abbey and the Wachau Valley Whats Included : An expert Travel Director and professional Driver : Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted : All porterage and restaurant gratuities : All hotel tips, charges and local taxes : Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals : Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras : Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing : Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys) : Optional Experiences and free time : On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilised.
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