ORIGIN / SCHONBRUNN / VIENNA
Meeting of the participants at the agreed time and place and departure by GT coach to Vienna. Lunch in a restaurant. In the afternoon, meeting with the qualified guide for the visit of Schonbrunn Castle, the Austrian Versailles, magnificent summer residence of the imperial family, born as a country retreat of Empress Maria Theresa, with sumptuous halls and luxurious flats. Declared a national monument, the entire complex, including the castle, the park with its numerous buildings, fountains and statues, as well as the zoo, the oldest in the world, became part of UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites in 1996. At the end of the visit, accommodation in a hotel (CATEGORY 4 STARS); dinner and overnight stay.
VIENNA "THE HABSBURGS"
Breakfast (buffet included) at the hotel. Meeting with the qualified guide for the full-day guided tour "in the footsteps of the Habsburgs". Panoramic bus tour along the elegant boulevards of the Ring, which embraces the historical heart of the capital and outlines its structure. Lunch in a restaurant during the tour. In the afternoon, continuation of the guided walk through the Hofburg (inner courtyards, squares, parks), for many centuries the power centre of the Habsburgs. During the visit we reach the Augustinian Church. Return for dinner at the hotel (H18:00/18:30) and after dinner, transfer by bus to the Baroque Church of St. Charles to attend the Concert on the notes of Mozart's Requiem. Afterwards, transfer back to the hotel by bus. Overnight stay
VIENNA, "ON THE TRAIL OF SECESSION".
Breakfast (buffet included) at the hotel. Meeting with the qualified guide for the full-day guided tour "on the trail of the Secession". Lunch in a restaurant during the tour. During the tour you will visit, among others, the Belvedere Palace. With its 24 paintings by Klimt, the Belvedere has the world's largest collection of paintings by this artist (including the masterpiece "The Kiss"). In the evening, typical "Heuriger" dinner in the Grinzing district with live music. Overnight stay in a hotel.
VIENNA "MODERN ARCHITECTURE" / ORIGIN
Breakfast (buffet included) at the hotel. Release of rooms. Meeting with the guide. Panoramic bus tour to discover the face of "modern Vienna", with the imaginative district of the artist-architect Hundertwasser and the UNO-City, the futuristic UNO-district on the banks of the Danube. After the visit, lunch in a restaurant. In the afternoon, departure for the return journey to the original locations, arriving in the evening. END OF SERVICES.