Austria Tours

Austria offers life-changing, eye-opening tour possibilities for every performer. The American Celebration of Music will incorporate the best that Austria’s great cities have to offer, by arranging amazing concert venues and "must-see" site-seeing experiences. Please click on the itinerary links below to discover the best fit for your ensemble. Remember — in order to maximize your cultural and musical experience abroad, we consider these tour options a solid starting point, upon which we can further customize the ideal concert tour for your ensemble.

 

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Tour #1 - 5 nights | 7 days
Salzburg | Mondsee | Melk | Vienna

Arrive in Munich. Transfer to Salzburg for a panoramic Sound of Music city tour of Salzburg including iconic sights from the movie. Enjoy a morning guided tour of historic Salzburg including Mirabell Palace, Mozart Square, the Dom, and the Fortress. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in Austria. Transfer to Mondsee to visit St. Michael’s Church (site of The Sound of Music wedding). Continue to Melk to visit the world-famous Abbey. Transfer to Vienna. Enjoy a half-day guided tour of Historical Vienna including the Ringstráße, Imperial Palace, and Schönbrunn Palace. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in Austria. Half-day guided tour of Musical Vienna including entrance to the Haus der Musik, a modern interactive sound museum located in the historic city center. Visit the Vienna City Cemetery to see the graves of Beethoven, Strauss, Brahms, and the Mozart Memorial. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner and depart for home.

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Tour #2 - 6 nights | 8 days
Vienna | Melk | Mondsee | Salzburg | Hallein | Munich

Arrive in Vienna. Visit the Vienna City Cemetery to visit the graves of Beethoven, Strauss, Brahms, Schubert, and the Mozart Memorial. Take a short panoramic tour of Vienna. Take a half-day guided tour of Historical Vienna including the Ringstráße, Imperial Palace, and Schönbrunn Palace. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in Austria. Half-day guided tour of Musical Vienna including entrance to the Haus der Musik, a modern interactive sound museum located in the historic city center. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in Austria. Transfer to Melk and visit the world-famous Abbey. Continue to Mondsee and visit St. Michael’s Church (site of The Sound of Music wedding). Arrive in Salzburg for a panoramic Sound of Music city tour including iconic sights from the movie. Enjoy a morning guided tour of Salzburg including Mirabell Palace, Mozart Square, the Dom, Mozarthaus (Mozart’s birthplace) and the Fortress. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in Austria. Excursion to the Salt Mines in Hallein where a tour walks you through underground galleries. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner and depart for home.
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Tour 3 - 7 nights | 9 days
Vienna | Eisenstadt | Graz | Salzburg | Hallein | Munich

Arrive in Vienna. Visit the Vienna City Cemetery to visit the graves of Beethoven, Strauss, Brahms, Schubert, and the Mozart Memorial. Take a short panoramic tour of Vienna to acquaint you with the main attractions and landmarks. Take a half-day guided tour of Historical Vienna including the Ringstráße, Imperial Palace, and Schönbrunn Palace. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in Austria. Half-day guided tour of Musical Vienna including entrance to the Haus der Musik, a modern interactive sound museum located in the historic city center. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in Austria. Transfer to Graz via Eisenstadt. Visit Esterhazy Palace, where many of Haydn’s works were premiered and also visit Haydn’s House. Take a guided tour of Graz including the Cathedral, Staircase Tower, Freedom Square, and Medieval Quarter. Visit the famous Arsenal containing five stories of armor, weaponry, instruments of torture, etc. from the Middle Ages. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in Austria. Drive through the beautiful Austrian countryside to Salzburg. Enjoy a panoramic Sound of Music city tour, including iconic sights from the movie. Take a guided tour of Mirabell Palace, Mozart Square, the Dom, University Church, and Mozarthaus (Mozart’s birthplace). Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in Austria. Take an excursion to the Salt Mines in Hallein where a tour walks you through underground galleries. Transfer to Munich for a Farewell Dinner and depart for home.
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Tour #4 - 7 nights | 9 days
Salzburg | Mondsee | Melk | Vienna | Prague

Arrive in Munich. Transfer to Salzburg for a panoramic Sound of Music city tour of Salzburg including iconic sights from the movie. Enjoy a morning guided tour of historic Salzburg including Mirabell Palace, Mozart Square, the Dom, and the Fortress. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in Austria. Transfer to Mondsee to visit St. Michael’s Church (site of The Sound of Music wedding). Continue to Melk to visit the world-famous Abbey. Transfer to Vienna. Enjoy a half-day guided tour of Historical Vienna including the Ringstráße, Imperial Palace, and Schönbrunn Palace. Possible workshop, clinic, or school exchange. Half-day guided tour of Musical Vienna including entrance to the Haus der Musik, a modern interactive sound museum located in the historic city center. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in Austria. Transfer to Prague stopping at Vienna’s Central Cemetery to visit the grave sites of Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, and see the Mozart Memorial. Upon arrival in Prague, enjoy a half-day tour of Musical Prague including entrance to the Mozart Museum and Dvorak home. Take a guided tour of Prague that includes seeing the Charles Bridge, Old Town Square, the Tyn Church, Astronomical Clock, and the Jewish Quarter. Also visit the Castle District. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in the Czech Republic. Evening Farewell Dinner and depart for home.
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Tour #5 - 8 nights | 10 days
Neuschwanstein | Innsbruck | Salzburg | Hallein | Graz | Eisenstadt | Vienna

Arrive in Munich. Transfer to Innsbruck, stopping en route to visit Neuschwanstein Castle (made famous by the Walt Disney model in Anaheim). Take a morning guided tour of Innsbruck which includes the Golden Roofe, St. James’ Cathedral, Wilten Basilica, and the Olympic Ski Jump. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in Austria. Morning transfer to Salzburg and take a panoramic Sound of Music city tour including iconic sights from the movie. Enjoy an afternoon guided tour of historic Salzburg including Mirabell Palace, Mozart Square, the Dom, and the Fortress. Morning excursion to the Salt Mines in Hallein where a tour walks you through underground galleries. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in Austria. Transfer to Graz via Eisenstadt. Visit Esterhazy Palace, where many of Haydn’s works were premiered and also visit Haydn’s House. Take a guided tour of Graz including the Cathedral, Staircase Tower, Freedom Square, and Medieval Quarter. Visit the famous Arsenal containing five stories of armor, weaponry, instruments of torture, etc. from the Middle Ages. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in Austria. Transfer to Vienna stopping en route in Eisenstadt where everything reminds one of Haydn. Visit Esterhazy Palace where many of Haydn’s works were premiered and also visit Haydn’s house. Take a half-day guided tour of Historical Vienna including the Ringstráße, Imperial Palace, and Schönbrunn Palace. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in Austria. Half-day guided tour of Musical Vienna including entrance to the Haus der Musik, a modern interactive sound museum located in the historic city center. Evening Farewell Dinner and depart for home.
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Tour #6 - 8 nights | 10 days
Budapest | Eisenstadt | Vienna | Prague | Terezin

Arrive in Budapest. Take a guided tour of the city including the Parliament, Chain Bridge, Royal Castle Hill, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, and the picturesque streets of Táncsis Mihály utca, Uri utca and Fortuna utca. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in Hungary. Travel along the Danube to Vienna stopping en route in Eisenstadt. Visit Esterhazy Palace where many of Haydn’s works were premiered and also visit Haydn’s House. Continue to Vienna stopping at the Vienna City Cemetery to visit the graves of Beethoven, Strauss, Brahms, and the Mozart Memorial. Take a half-day guided tour of Historical Vienna including the Ringstráße, Imperial Palace, and Schönbrunn Palace. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in Austria. Half-day guided tour of Musical Vienna including entrance to the Haus der Musik, a modern interactive sound museum located in the historic city. Possible afternoon workshop of clinic. Full-day transfer to Prague. Take a guided tour of Prague to see the Charles Bridge, Old Town Square, the Tyn Church, Astronomical Clock, and the Jewish Quarter. Also visit the Castle District. Perform as part of the American Celebration of Music in the Czech Republic. Excursion to Terezin (former fortress and Nazi Concentration Camp for children), including entrance to the fortress and Museum of the Ghetto. Return to Prague for afternoon sightseeing. Evening Farewell Dinner and depart for home.
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