Vienna4 days & 3 nights, Spotlight Journey
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Stately Vienna is the Austrian capital of music and art, baroque architecture and the grand Vienna Philharmonic. From your opulent hotel in the city center, join your private guide for a tour the city’s oldest church and the Imperial Crypt, the final resting place of the Hapsburgs. Then see another side of the city on a guided walk that follows in the footsteps of Orson Welles’ masterpiece, The Third Man.
Upon arrival in Vienna, you will be met by a Cox & Kings representative who will escort you to your private transfer from the airport to your luxurious hotel in the center of the city. This evening, dine on traditional Austrian fare infused with an innovative element at Steirereck, one of the city's finest restaurants.Ritz-Carlton Vienna - 3 Nights
After breakfast, join your local historian for a private tour of Innere Stadt, the historic center of Vienna. See St. Rupert, Vienna's oldest church; learn how coffee became popular in Vienna as a result of the Ottoman siege of 1683; and discover the Roman heritage of Vindobona, as the city was called in ancient times. Then descend into the Imperial Crypt, the burial place of 145 members of the Habsburg family.Ritz-Carlton Vienna (B)
If classical music inspires you, why not attend a concert or opera performance tonight in this most musical of cities?
The Giant Ferris Wheel in the Prater, the Vienna sewers, Orson Welles and the haunting zither music of Anton Karas - The Third Man, shot in 1948, painted a picture of Vienna previously unseen on the big screen. Retrace the footsteps of characters Harry Lime and Holly Martins during a private theme walk today. In the afternoon, you may want to explore Vienna Woods, or take time to visit one of the city's spectacular museums.Ritz-Carlton Vienna (B)
Day 4Depart Vienna
Say Auf Wiedersehen to Vienna today as you transfer to the airport for your onward flight.(B)