We invite you to join us for New Year’s in Vienna!

Just imagine settling into your room at the the new 5-star HOTEL STEIGENBERGER HERRENHOF, well-located near the Vienna State Opera House, and enjoying the festivities surrounding the New Year's celebration.
It’s a great array of events including the Preview Concert of the famous New Year’s Day Concert by the Vienna Philharmonic, a performance of Strauss’s DIE FLEDERMAUS at the Vienna State Opera and Beethoven’s NINTH SYMPHONY in concert at the Konzerthaus. Then there are the options of other great performances (details to be announced) at the Vienna State Opera House and the glittering IMPERIAL BALL on New Year's Eve – a memorable occasion to be enjoyed in style! We hope you will be with us.



Thu, Dec 28, 2017 - VIENNA

Arrive Vienna. Welcome to the world’s music capital!
Our professional English-speaking guide will welcome you as you exit the customs area at the airport and accompany you during the transfer from the airport to the HOTEL STEIGENBERGER HERRENHOF in the heart of Vienna, near the opera house. Afternoon at leisure.

Welcome reception with a talk by a member of the VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA. Welcome dinner in the famous restaurant of the equally famous HOTEL SACHER.


Fri, Dec 29, 2017 – VIENNA

This morning enjoy sightseeing by coach in Vienna to see its fabulous buildings such as the MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS AND NATURAL HISTORY and the POSTAL SAVINGS BANK. Then join our guide for a walking tour to visit one of the Habsburg’s greatest legacies, the SCHATZKAMMER (treasury), containing not only the crown jewels of the emperors, but also one of Europe's finest collections of objets d'art, imperial garments and religious items. The rest of the day at leisure to discover the city or do some shopping.

OPTIONAL PERFORMANCE at Vienna State Opera: Details to be announced.
Prices are subject to availability and reconfirmation.


Sat, Dec 30, 2017 - VIENNA

This morning: NEW YEAR’S CONCERT PREVIEW with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at the Musikverein’s “Goldener Saal” conducted by Riccardo Muti.
More details: www.wienerphilharmoniker.at
Afternoon at leisure.
OPTIONAL PERFORMANCE at Vienna State Opera: Details to be announced.
Prices are subject to availability and reconfirmation.


Sun, Dec 31, 2017 - VIENNA

This morning enjoy a visit and guided tour of the MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS. The Museum of Fine Arts was built in 1891 near the Imperial Palace to house the extensive collections of the imperial family. With its vast array of eminent works and the largest Bruegel collection in the world, it is considered one of the most eminent museums in the world. This evening: BEETHOVEN’S NINTH SYMPHONY in D-Minor, Opus 125. (Konzerthaus - 7:00 PM) is performed by the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and the Vienna Academy of Song.

OPTIONAL EVENT: One of Europe’s most unique events on New Year’s Eve – the famous LE GRAND BAL in the halls of the Hofburg Palace. Celebrate the beginning of the year 2017 in the state apartments of the glorious imperial winter residence.
Classics from the Viennese dance repertoire, including popular melodies by the Strauss clan, will add a touch of verve and esprit to the uniquely Viennese proceedings. As always the spellbinding midnight production plays out in front of a firework display, the Pummerin bell at St. Stephen’s and the traditional Blue Danube Waltz. Dinner and dancing until 3:30 AM


Mon, Jan 1, 2018 - VIENNA

“HAPPY NEW YEAR!” Day at leisure. This evening: Johann Strauss’s DIE FLEDERMAUS (Vienna State Opera). The cast: Details to be announced!


Tue, Jan 2, 2018 - DEPARTURE

Private transfer to Vienna’s International Airport for the return flight


COMPLETE TOUR PACKAGE PRICE INCLUDES:
  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • Accommodation at the 5 star Hotel Steigenberger Herrenhof for 5 nights
  • Welcome reception with a talk by a member of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Welcome dinner in a local restaurant excluding drinks
  • Entrance and guided tour at the Museum of Fine Arts
  • Half-day city sightseeing tour by private motor coach with a professional, English-speaking guide and music expert, including a walk through the Schatzkammer
  • Airport transfers
  • Three performance tickets: New Year’s Concert Preview by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at the Musikverein’s “Goldener Saal” conducted by Riccardo Muti, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at the Vienna Konzerthaus by the Vienna Symphony, DIE FLEDERMAUS at the Vienna State Opera.
Upgrade to Grand Hotel Wien The Grand Hotel Wien in Vienna offers a living reminder of the majestic age of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, combining luxurious five star accommodation with unparalleled customer service for guests demanding the very highest standards of hospitality.