Develop your group’s musical knowledge with a trip to Mozart’s birthplace!

Colourful chalets and rich woodland scenery make this part of Austria an unforgettable place to visit. The birthplace of Mozart, it is hard to imagine a more apt location to perform and develop your group's musical knowledge! Today, music has a prominent position within the city, and year round events celebrate its musical history. Between your performances, for which you are sure to have a receptive audience, you will have a chance to visit the stunning cathedral and the Werfen Ice Caves.

Venues

Mid Europe Festival View
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Mid Europe Festival

Time of year: Second week of July.One of the largest music festivals for wind and brass ensembles in Europe...

Mirabell Gardens View
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Mirabell Gardens

This is one of the most beautiful Baroque gardens in Austria and features in the famous film, 'The Sound...

St Gilgen Bandstand View
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St Gilgen Bandstand

St Gilgen is a picturesque Austrian village located to the east of Salzburg. The resort attracts a lot of tourists...

Castle Kaprun View
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Castle Kaprun

The restored medieval castle is well-known for hosting the July Burgfest, which features, amongst other things, jousting tournaments. Ensembles...

Basilika St. Michael View
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Basilika St. Michael

This lovely basilica in the charming town of Mondsee is the setting for Maria's wedding in the Sound of...

Suggested Itinerary (7 days, 4 nights)

Day Morning Summary Afternoon Summary Evening Summary
1

Travel to Dover

Early afternoon ferry/tunnel crossing

Overnight journey to Austria

2

Travel to Salzburgland

Arrive early afternoon

Time to explore the area

Time to rehearse at the accommodation

Evening meal at the accommodation

3

Visit the Werfen Ice Caves

Concert in St Gilgen with stunning views of the lake

Evening meal at the accommodation

4

Visit Salzburg, Mozart's birthplace and the cathedral

Afternoon concert at the Mirabell Gardens

Evening meal at the accommodation

5

Visit the Saltmines at Berchtesgaden

Concert at Basilika St. Michael in Mondsee

Evening meal at the accommodation

6

Morning at leisure for last-minute shopping

Depart for Calais

Overnight journey

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Ferry/tunnel crossing

Arrive back home

7 days, 4 nights Price from £570 pp
  • 4 nights' half-board accommodation
  • Return executive coach travel (TV/video/WC/seatbelts)
  • Return ferry/Eurotunnel crossings
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
  • Detailed information pack
  • Arrangement of 3 concerts including publicity and advertising
  • Comprehensive travel & medical insurance
  • Itinerary planning service
  • Motorway tolls and taxes
  • VAT

Accommodation

Excursions

Salzburg Cathedral & Museum

Salzburg Cathedral & Museum

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The Cathedral Museum contains some valuable liturgical objects as well as objets d'art from the Salzburg archdiocese.… Read More

Hellbrunn Palace & Fountains

Hellbrunn Palace & Fountains

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At the Gateway to the City of Salzburg lies the Hellbrunn Palace. This Jewel of Manneristic architecture is surrounded by a giant Park, the Trick Fountains, and the Salzburg Zoo.… Read More

Mozart's Birthplace

Mozart's Birthplace

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In Getreidegasse no. 9, is where the Leopold Mozart family lived from 1747 to 1773. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born here on January 27, 1756. Today the rooms once occupied by the Mozart family house a museum. … Read More

Mozart's Residence

Mozart's Residence

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The Mozart Residence, also known as the Tanzmeisterhaus, was first mentioned in official documents in 1617. It was so called because a decree of 1711 permitted dances there.… Read More

Sound of Music Tour

Sound of Music Tour

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A wonderful ride with breathtaking views of the landscape where the opening scenes were filmed.… Read More

Eisriesenwelt: Werfen Ice Cave

Eisriesenwelt: Werfen Ice Cave

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The ice caves in Werfen are the biggest ice caves in the world! The gigantic system of caves in the mountains of the Tennengebirge is 42 kilometres long and was detected by explorers at the beginning of the last century.… Read More

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1 Creating Your Perfect Trip

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5 After your trip

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After working in the Travel Industry for over 30 years I have had the great fortune to work in many destinations and visit some amazing places. Travel is not just an experience – it is memories & knowledge. I love having the opportunity to create those memories for our groups. – Sarah Newman Music Tours Operations Manager

Don't take our word for it …

The trip was very well organized - great concert in Tettuccio spa. Very nice Art Show dance. We recommend this trip to everybody, because it is a fascinating cultural experience, that createsunforgettable impressions. — EC Lighthouse , June 2015

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