Vienna's old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, reflecting in its splendid architecture its historic status as the capital of the Holy Roman and Austro-Hungarian Empires. During the 18th and 19th centuries, Vienna was the music capital of the world and the home of many famous composers, including Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Brahms. There are numerous museums and art galleries, including the Kunsthistorisches Museum (Museum of Art History) as well as many coffee houses which allow visitors to relax over cream topped pastries and watch the world go by.
Vienna • The Vienna Woods • World Class museums • The Spanish Riding School
Day 1 Fly to Vienna, where you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2 Enjoy a morning guided walking tour of the city which includes Stephansplatz, St. Stephens Cathedral, the patrician houses of Bäckerstrasse, 16th century Schönlaterngasse, Heiligenkreuz Court and the lovely Blutgasse, one of the oldest streets in Vienna. After free time for lunch, visit the Baroque Belvedere Palaces with their fine art collections, including works by Klimt, Schiele, Kokoschka, Renoir or Monet.
Day 3 Full day at leisure to explore Vienna.
Day 4 A full day tour begins with a visit to the Spanish Riding School which, founded in 1572, is the world's oldest riding academy. Continue to the State Opera House, or to the Hundertwasser Museum to view the remarkable 20th century works of Friedensreich Hundertwasser. In the afternoon, visit the Kunsthistorisches Museum which has the largest collection of paintings by Bruegel in the world and many great works by Velazquez, Rembrandt, and Titian.
Day 5 Transfer to the airport and fly to the UK.
All tours are tailored to your requirements and can be adapted for travel by coach and/or air as you prefer
Mercure Grandhotel Biedermeier, Vienna
This centrally located 4 star hotel is situated in an authentically styled old Vienna arcade, ideally located for taking a stroll and exploring the city's highlights including St. Stephen's cathedral, Belvedere Palace and the Ringstrasse with its historical buildings and museums. The hotel offers 198 air-conditioned rooms, two restaurants with a cosy garden terrace, a café, bar and the Relax Club with sauna.
• 4 star • 198 bedrooms
• Centrally located • Garden terrace
Your tour includes:
• Scheduled flights between the UK and Vienna
• 4 nights half board in Vienna
• Excursions and admissions as detailed in the itinerary
• English speaking guides
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