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New Year in elegant Vienna
Dates: 29th December – 2nd January
Vienna, Vienna Woods, Mariazell & Grinzing
THURSDAY, 29TH DECEMBER
We meet at the airport at 5 am to Vienna departing at 7.15 am. On arrival at Vienna airport at 9.20 am, we will have a coach transfer to our 4-star Hotel Wandl in Vienna city centre. After check-in, we will have some free time to enjoy the lively atmosphere of Vienna also known as the ‘Music Capital of the World. The Viennese city centre offers a welcoming atmosphere with several shops and cafes along the lovely streets where elegant Baroque buildings can also be found. We will join the tour leader for a sightseeing tour through the city. Here we will see St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the State Opera House, Museums of Fine Arts/Natural History, City Hall, Hofburg, Schonbrunn, Belvedere Palace, Karlskirche and Musikverein.
FRIDAY, 30TH DECEMBER
Today is dedicated to joining the locals for a shopping spree in Mariahilferstrasse or one can use their free time for some personal sightseeing. Among other highlights, we recommend a visit to the museums in Vienna to top the day off.
SATURDAY, 31ST DECEMBER
After breakfast, today, we offer a half-day optional excursion with our guide to the beautiful Vienna Woods. Here, we will have the opportunity to see the Cistercian Abbey of Heiligenkreuz (1133), Hodrichsmuhle where Franz Schubert composed the Linden Tree, and the Spa resort town Baden, where Beethoven once lived. In the evening, we can attend a performance of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna (extra), the only institution of the like in the world held in the Baroque riding school hall.
SUNDAY, 1ST JANUARY – HAPPY NEW YEAR!
After breakfast, we join the tour leader for a full-day optional excursion including lunch to the town of Mariazell, best known for pilgrimages, situated amidst snow-capped mountains. We tour the picturesque Austrian Alpine landscape, typical villages and beautiful valleys with dramatic peaceful scenery. We will later join the leader for a Farewell Dinner in Grinzing. Here we will have the opportunity to try the young local wine and enjoy the original ‘Heurigen’ lively music and dancing.
MONDAY, 2ND JANUARY
After early breakfast check-out of our hotel and our coach will transfer us to Vienna airport for our return flight departing Vienna at 10.30 am and arrive in Malta at 12.40 pm.
PRICE PER PERSON *SPECIAL PRICE
*€699 / €749 Adult in Triple
*€729 / €779 Adult in Twin
*€1169 / €1269 Adult in Single
*€369 / €419 Child sharing with 2 adults
* Special price applies when all excursions are taken
Air Malta direct flights to Vienna Airport
4 nights in 4-star Hotel Wandl in Vienna or similar
Vienna city sightseeing tour
Rooms with private facilities & TV Daily buffet breakfast
Return airport transfers
Services of tour leader
€45 / €23 Vienna Woods
€65 / €45 Mariazell & Grinzing with dinner
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
Supplement superior room (per person) €40
Spanish Riding School – prices vary from €35-€177