Vienna & Alpine Christmas Market 8 Day First Class Tour
Late November - December
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Late November - December
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Price Includes: Roundtrip air from New York, air taxes and fees, 6 nights at 4 star hotel accommodations, 6 breakfasts, 2 dinners, all transfers, admissions, and sightseeing per itinerary, baggage handling, hotel taxes and service charges, local guides for panoramic and full-day tours.
Not Included: All gratuities, transportation/guides other than specified above, entrances, sightseeing and meals other than specified above, transfers to and from US Airport, and travel insurance.
Airport transfers are included only when airfare is purchased from Pilgrim Tours. Taxi service is available for those purchasing their airfare elsewhere.
Deposit Required: $300 per person will reserve your place. A $100 service fee will be charged for cancellation at any time in addition to our normal payment and cancellation policy.
Day 1: Depart USA
Departing from New York, we will enjoy our overnight flight to Vienna. Dinner and Breakfast will be served aloft.
Day 2: Arrival in Vienna
Upon our arrival in Vienna, we will be met by our guide and immediately transported to our hotel. The remainder of the day will be at our leisure to rest and explore Vienna on our own.
Day 3: Vienna
After breakfast we begin our days sightseeing events with a panoramic city tour. We will view Vienna's most famous historic sights including the Ringstrabe, with its magnificent buildings, the State Opera House, Hofburg, Parliament, etc. The highlight of this tour this morning will be a visit to the royal apartments of Schöenbrunn Palace. Upon our return, the remainder of the afternoon we are at our leisure to enjoy Vienna on our own.
Day 4: Vienna
After breakfast we begin our days sightseeing events at The Spanish Riding School. Here we attend a morning training session of the beautiful and famous white Lippizaner horses. After lunch we are transferred to the Liechtenstein Museum. The newly opened museum marks the return of one of the world's most important private collections to the city where it came into being. After dinner this evening we will enjoy a wonderful performance at one of the largest stages in Europe, at the Vienna State Opera House.
Day 5: Free Day
After breakfast we enjoy a day free to explore at our leisure. We are free to shop, take in a sight previously viewed on our city tour, or just rest, taking in a Danish and Tea at on of Vienna's many street café's.
Day 6: Budapest Optional Tour
After breakfast we will have the option of purchasing a full day tour to Budapest, Hungary. For those who choose not to join the Budapest tour, your day is at leisure.
Budapest Full Day Tour: $ 94.00 Duration 14 Hours
This day trip takes you to the 'Paris of the East'. We cross the border into Hungary and continue to the magnificent capital of Budapest. After arriving in Budapest, we will have free time for lunch (not included). In the early afternoon, there will be a guided city tour. We start by viewing the Citadel Gellert Hill, before taking a funicular ride near the Chain Bridge to Castle Hill, where we take time to stroll around the Royal Castle area. We take time for some shopping before returning back to Vienna.
Day 7: Vienna
After breakfast this morning we are transferred to a morning service, where (subject to availability) we hear one of the world's famous choir's, the Vienna Boys Choir. After time for lunch we transfer to St. Stephens Cathedral, to visit one of the greatest gothic structures in Europe. Virtually destroyed in 1258 by a fire and Russian bombardments in 1945, the Cathedral has been restored and stands as a jewel throughout Austria.
Day 8: Return Home
After breakfast we will say goodbye to Vienna and take a transfer to the airport for your flight back to the US.