Your senses will come alive here in the magnificent city
whose landscapes were captured in the classic movie, The Sound of Music
. The birthplace of Mozart, Salzburg has been a
cultural center for centuries, offering a host of museums, concert venues,
cathedrals and more to discover at your leisure. Perhaps you’ll venture afield
to the Hallein & The Dürrnberg Salt Mines
that gave the city its name (literally, “City of Salt”). Or simply stroll the
streets of the charming Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our luxury
hotel is located in the heart of the city, making it easy to explore.
Available only with the Air Inclusive Package.
Depart from the U.S. for Austria. The particulars of your
arrival overseas are detailed with your flight itinerary and airline tickets.
Day 2 - Arrive in Salzburg / Begin your Trip Extension
Upon arrival at the Salzburg Airport, a VBT representative
will meet you outside the customs area in your arrival terminal. The
representative will be holding a VBT sign and will help you transfer by private
car or van (approximately 25 minutes) to your hotel in the Salzburg city
center. The rest of the day is free for you to settle in and explore the city.
Tonight, choose a local restaurant for dinner on your own.
Please note: If you arrive early, your hotel room may not be
available until 3 p.m. You may store your luggage with the Reception Desk. If
you are traveling from the West Coast, your arrival in Salzburg may not be
until late in the evening.
VBT provides you with City Information in your Final Travel
Booklet that includes information and recommendations on what to see and do in
Salzburg during your stay.
Day 3 - Independent exploration of Salzburg
Stroll the streets of this romantic city and explore
independently today. Visit the Mozarteum, a school and museum dedicated to
Mozart's life, or several other artistic centers, such as the Carolino
Augusteum or the Baroque Museum. Perhaps you'll retrace the steps of Maria and
her young von Trapp charges as depicted in The Sound of Music, visiting
Mirabell gardens or any number of other sites, such as the cathedral or St. Peter's
Abbey. Salzburg's city center is easily walkable and contains a number of
outdoor cafés and restaurants. Tonight, dinner is on your own.
Day 4 - Independent Exploration of Salzburg / Begin main tour
After breakfast, continue exploring Salzburg on your own.
There's always a concert of some sort going on, and you might also take in the
views from atop stout Hohensalzburg Fortress Dinner is on your own tonight. Air
Package guests arrive throughout the day.