New Year with the Sound of Music

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SCHLOSS LEOPOLDSKRON, SALZBURG Days 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 — — Stay 5 nights in the Meierhof – part of the palace complex of ‘The Sound of Music’ Schloss — — Experience a New Year’s Eve Gala event in its spectacular rococo Marble Hall — — Relax in the Palace’s ornate staterooms, halls and library of the famous palace & watch ‘the film’ on location where it all really happened

MUNICH Day 1 — — Stay 1 night in

Take advantage of some great deals – see page 21 7 days only $3,289 pp twin share Single supplement $589 Land only prices in AU dollars

cosmopolitan Munich — — Enjoy a Welcome Drink and Dinner at your hotel

— — Enjoy a New Year’s Day concert in the palace’s Great Hall — — Sample local wines with an Austrian wine connoisseur

MUNICH

Austria

1

Starts Munich

Ends Munich

28 Dec 2017

3 Jan 2018

Bavaria

Mondsee St Gilgen

Germany

5

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St Wolfgang

SALZBURG

Berchtesgaden Lake Königssee

Salzkammergut

Salzburgerland

Filzmoos

Over $700 value of extras already included

HIGHLIGHTS — — Explore picturesque Salzburg — — Dine in the 1200 year old St Peter Stiftskeller — — Spend a day in the majestic Salzkammergut - the Austrian Lakes District visiting St Wolfgang, Mondsee and St Gilgen where you ride on the Zwölferhorn Mountain cable car — — Experience a nostalgic carriage ride through a winter wonderland — — Enjoy a fun filled adventure through the historic Berchtesgaden Salt Mines — — Explore famous Berchtesgaden and cruise along dramatic Lake Königssee

— — Fully escorted by our

experienced Tour Manager

AVERAGE KMS PER DAY | 88 ˜ Tour commences ˜ Overnight stays ˜ Included excursions

— — Travel in a first class air

conditioned touring coach

— — 6 nights authentic,

specially selected hotel accommodation

— — Hotel porterage (1 suitcase pp)

relaxing cruise along the length of the lake to visit the romantic pilgrimage church on St Bartholomew Island. This evening we will return to nearby Salzburg where we have arranged a special dinner in the St Peter Stiftskeller – Austria’s oldest restaurant which dates back 1200 years! Be enchanted as we step back in time to the late 18th century.  Meals: B,D DAY 4 ~ 31 DECEMBER Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg A New Year’s Eve to remember! Driving south, we stop at the ski resort of Filzmoos where we board a horse drawn carriage to enjoy a ride through this winter wonderland. Passing through the snowy woods, and surrounded by majestic mountains, we reach the remote Oberhofalm alpine hut which provides a perfect lunchtime stop. Later, we return to the schloss allowing plenty of time to prepare for your elegant New Year’s Eve Gala event! In this stunning location we enjoy dinner and entertainment in the Marble Hall followed by music and dancing. At midnight we will gather on the Palace terrace to welcome the arrival of the New Year, whilst watching the fireworks across the lake!!  Meals: B,D DAY 5 ~ 1 JANUARY Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg New Year’s Day! Rest, relax and enjoy your amazing surroundings. The special New Year’s Day breakfast rolls into brunch, and then lunch! Maybe enjoy quiet time in the schloss library, perhaps stroll around the lake or, take a winter walk into nearby Salzburg town. This afternoon ‘The Sound of Music’ fans will be able to watch the famous film, here on the location where it all actually happened. Tonight after dinner, step back in time to the days of the salons of Max Reinhardt, as you are treated to an intimate concert experience in the Great Hall.  Meals: B,D

“After a few warming schnapps, we returned to our Schloss for an elegant New Year’s Eve Gala event – dinner in the grand Marble Hall followed by a fireworks display!” Peter DAY 6 ~ 2 JANUARY Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg Today we visit the beautiful Salzkammergut – the Austrian Lakes District. Our morning stop will be at the village of St Gilgen on the northern end of Lake Wolfgangsee, to catch the cable car up to the top of the Zwölferhorn Mountain to enjoy the sweeping views down over Wolfgangsee and across the mountains. Afterwards we visit St. Wolfgang, the town which gave its name to the extraordinarily picturesque Lake Wolfgangsee. As a finale we will visit the town of Mondsee where you can visit the church made famous in the wedding scene of the film ‘The Sound of Music’. This evening, back at our schloss, we enjoy a farewell dinner to bring this amazing week to a close.  Meals: B,D DAY 7 ~ 3 JANUARY To Munich We arrive into Munich around midday, making stops at the central railway station followed by the airport. We recommend that you book flights or trains that depart Munich after 3pm today.  Meals: B

— — Welcome drink in Munich — — 12 Meals – Buffet breakfast daily (B) and 6 evening dinners (D) — — A complimentary wine, beer or soft drink with all included dinners — — Tea and coffee with all included dinners — — All excursions, scenic drives, sightseeing and entrances as described including Austrian wine evening, New Year’s Day concert in the Great Hall, carriage ride to the Oberhofalm alpine hut — — Local guides as described in the Itinerary — — Free WiFi at hotels — — End of tour tips to Tour Manager and Driver, tips for local guides — — Albatross Tours travel App NO additional costs!

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