Andrea Bocelli & Imperial Vienna: 15 November 2023

sightseeing in vienna
sightseeing in vienna
Vienna Belvedere Palace
Vienna Belvedere Palace

General information

DurationDestinationDeparture
5 days and 4 nights
Austria (Vienna)
Ireland (Dublin)

Description

 

Andrea Bocelli in Imperial Vienna

4-nights, only €1259pps
Departing 15 November 2023

Direct flights from Ireland

 

 

Please note that this tour is now open for booking via phone.

Please call 01 888 7840 to book your place. 
 


Flexible Booking Conditions

Discover imperial Vienna on this magical trip to see the world famous Andrea Bocelli. The stunning city of Vienna combined with the Andrea Bocelli performance, is a once in a lifetime musical thrill. Enjoy irresistible classical music and operetta during an evening you will never forget. Our tour includes four-nights in imperial Vienna allowing you to immerse yourself in Austria’s rich cultural history. In its magnificent setting on the beautiful Danube, Vienna more than lives up to its centuries old tradition of civilised culture. Beautiful buildings of many architectural styles including beautiful palaces, ancient streets, public gardens and street cafes make it one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Serious music lovers have long considered Vienna to be one of Europe’s premier music destinations. No other city has been home to so many composers of international renown: some, such as Schubert, Strauss, Schoenberg and Berg were born there, others, such as Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, Brahms and Mahler chose to live there. Vienna truly is an Imperial City.

Program

Day 1:

Your tour will start with a flight from Dublin to Vienna. Flight times will be advised once released by the airline. (please note that flight times are subject to change at airlines discretion)

On arrival, meet your local guide for coach transfer to the 4* Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier where you are booked for four-nights on a bed and breakfast basis.

Your hotel: Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier
Landstraßer Hauptstraße 28, 03. Landstraße, 1030 Vienna, Austria

The Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier Wien is located in a boutique Biedermeier passage and is an approximate 15-minute way from Vienna's historic city center. Hotel facilities include an à la carte restaurant and the Biedermeier Bar in the Sünnhof Passage, the ideal setting to enjoy a glass of wine after a day’ssightseeing. The Rochusgasse Underground Station is just 150m away from the hotel and will take you directly to the city center. Vienna’s famous sights such as St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Vienna Opera House and the famous Naschmarkt can be reached on foot.

A welcome meal will be served in the hotel restaurant to allow you get to know your fellow travelers. This will be lunch or dinner, depending on the flight time.

The remainder of the evening is at your leisure.

Day 2:

Experience the very best of Vienna on guided tour with a stop for coffee and cake in one of Vienna’s traditional cafes.

See the architectural highlights of the city center, including the Ringstrasse, Prater and the soaring spires of St. Stephen's Cathedral. Hear stories about the city’s kings, queens and revolutionaries, with stops for photos of Vienna’s classic sights.

As part of today tour, you will also visit the Pasqualatihaus.

The remainder of the day is at leisure for you to explore the city sights independently. Perhaps take in one of Vienna’s world class museums, visit one of the city’s renowned coffee houses and watch the world go by or simply relax in your hotel.

Day 3:

Enjoy the day at leisure before getting ready to attend the highlight of your stay in Vienna – a concert performance by remarkable Andrea Bocelli.

In the early evening, pre-concert dinner will be served in your hotel.

After dinner, transfer with your local guide and fellow travellers for coach transfer to the Stadthalle Vienna for concert performance.

Concert start time: 20:00.
Tickets are located in Category A, Row 6 & 7.
At the end of the evening, coach transfer back to hotel.

Day 4:

Today’s excursion starts with a visit to The Hofburg Palace where you will have a guided tour of the Sisi Museum and Imperial Apartments. Formerly the winter residence of the Austrian royal family, the Hofburg Imperial Palace (Hofburg Wien) is now a lasting tribute to the glory of the Habsburg Empire. It’s one of Vienna’s most magnificent baroque palaces, located within Vienna’s UNESCO-listed historic center.

Duration: 60 minutes

Afterwards, we move to the Kunsthistorisches Museum, one of the world's finest art museum. On arrival, relax over a traditional snackof Viennese sausage and roll with coffee/tea will be served in the stunning Cupola hall.

The Café-Restaurant in the beautiful dome hall of the museum is perfect for a short break. The elegant interior with its comfortable sofas is a great place to while away the time. From the high tables by the window you have a magnificent view of Maria-Theresien-Platz.

After the short break, an art-loving, licensed guide will guide you through the famous Picture Gallery and show you the most important highlights. (duration: 1-hour).

After this, the coach will return to the hotel. Guests are welcome to stay longer in the
Kunsthistorisches Museum and make their own way back to the hotel or to make the return transfer
to the hotel with the local guide.

Remainder of the day is at leisure for independent sightseeing.

Day 5:

Today, coach transfer with your local guide to Vienna airport for return flight. Flight times will be advised once released by the airline.

(Please note that flight times can be changed at airlines discretion).

Note on departure date: please note that the flight dates and times for November 2023. We reserved the right to change the departure date to a day either side in accordance with airline schedule and rates. Any change to departure date will be communicated to you in due course.
image coptright: KHM Auben©KHM Museumsverband

Price includes

• Return flight from Dublin, taxes and transfers
• Four-nights in the 4* Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier with breakfast
• Welcome lunch or dinner in hotel
• Coach tour of Vienna with visit to the Pasqualatihaus
• Guided tour of The Hofburg Palace
• Guided tour of the Kunsthistorisches Museum (Art History Museum)
• Pre-concert three-course dinner
• Cat 1 ticket to see Andrea Bocelli in concert
• Private coach and guide assistance for all transfers and excursions

Price does not include

• Travel Insurance
IFC strongly recommends travel insurance and can offer a competitive quotation if not already purchased. The EHIC is a European Healthcard available to all EU citizens and is recommended to carry for travel within Europe. Please check www.ehic.ie for more information. IMPORTANT: If you have purchased travel insurance with IFC. If you or any person travelling has a pre-existing medical condition then you must declare that condition to Health Check

• Checked-in luggage
One standard piece of hand luggage is included in your tour price. (10 kilos). Checked in luggage is available to purchase prior to travel, prices may vary. Please note this must be booked with a minimum of 14 days prior to travel. Bags booked within 14 days prior to travel will incur an administration fee of €25 per piece.

Notes:

Single Room cost €1469

Booking Deposit
Booking deposit is €200 pp. Second deposit of €150 due 01 November 2021. Remaining balance due 8 weeks prior to departure date. No credit card charge on deposit payments.

Hotel Rating
Please note that our hotel rating is a reflection of how the property compares to the industry standard in Berlin in relation to when it comes to price, facilities and services offered by the hotel.

Passport
It is your responsibility to ensure your passport will be valid for your holiday. Please contact IFC should you have any queries regarding your passport. EU passport holders do not require a visa to travel within the EU. As a rule of thumb for European travel your passport should be valid until your intended date of return to Ireland. For travel outside the EU a validity of a minimum of 6 months beyond your return date is required. A visa may be needed for your holiday and information regarding this will be sent closer to travel.

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
• Social distancing as per local guidelines throughout experience
• Regularly sanitised transportation vehicles
• Guides required to regularly wash hands regularly



Please note that dates are provisional and that the itinerary is subject to change until airline flights are released by the airline.