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Vienna New Year on Majestic Imperial Train

Break Available: 30th Dec - 2nd Jan
3 Night Break

Price per person: From £1,345 (including Flights)

Vienna is a wonderful place for a New Years Eve celebration.

Recreate the splendour of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy on the Imperator Express which will stop at midnight on a bridge over the Danube to watch the fireworks.

Stay in central Vienna and wander along the eclectic and fun Silvester Festivities to ensure your New Year starts on a high!

Highlights

  • New Years Eve on Majestic Imperator Train in Vienna stopping to see fireworks over the Danube
  • Private Fiaker Horse & Carriage Ride
  • 3 nights in central Vienna Hotel
  • Silvester Trail Festivities
  • Private Transfers
  • Vienna Card allowing free access to many museums and transport on the famous Trams
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Day 1 - 30th December
Fly Vienna and Private Transfer to hotel, Fiaker Tour

Day 1 - 30th December
Fly Vienna and Private Transfer to hotel, Fiaker Tour

On arrival your driver will be waiting at Vienna Airport to transfer you to your chosen hotel for you to start your Vienna short break over New Years Eve.

This afternoon take a Fiaker horse and carriage for a ride through Vienna’s old town streets and discover the city’s most important sights. Pass by Saint Stephens cathedral, the Hofburg Imperial palace and the attractions of the Ring boulevard.

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Day 2 - 31st December
Silvester Trail Festivities, New Years Eve on the Majestic Imperial Train

Day 2 - 31st December
Silvester Trail Festivities, New Years Eve on the Majestic Imperial Train

On December 31, Vienna’s old city center around the City Hall Square, Stephansplatz and the Prater transforms from @ 2 p.m. in the afternoon to 2 a.m. along what is called the Silvester Trail. Along this New Year’s Path, dozens of gastronomes serve punch and culinary treats, and there will be a range of entertainment which could be humorous, show waltzes, an operetta, rock, pop and folk music, and a classical area on Graben.

Every year it changes so one never knows what to expect, but we would recommend a wander around to see what is happening !

A private transfer will take you to the start of the train journey and your evening. Toast the New Year as you travel back on an Imperial journey capturing the grandeur of the Habsburg era aboard the Majestic Imperial Train.

Spend New Year being taken through the Vienna night enjoying a gourmet dinner. At midnight stop on one of the bridges spanning the Danube, where you can marvel at the excellent view and magnificent firework display. Afterwards join in a midnight waltz high above the Danube to the familiar ring of Strauss Blue Danube.

There will be live music in the piano bar until the arrival of the train at Viennas train station at about 2.15 am. Overnight in Vienna

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Special Performance of Spanish Riding School on 30th Dec or 31st Dec
  • Half Day City Tour including Schönbrunn Palace
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A la Carte Optional Extras

Special Performance of Spanish Riding School on 30th Dec or 31st Dec

See the incomparable Lipizza horses display their unique mastery of the haute Zcole exactly as they did three centuries ago. Performances are located in the Hofburg Palace Winter Riding School.

30th Dec – 7pm
31st Dec – 11am

Price Per Person: From £300 Top Category 1

Spanish Riding School in Vienna. Copyright Wientourismus/Lois Lammerhuber
Spanish Riding School in Vienna. Copyright Wientourismus/Lois Lammerhuber
Spanish Riding School in Vienna. Copyright Wientourismus/Lois Lammerhuber

Half Day City Tour including Schönbrunn Palace

Your private driver guide will take you see the most important historical sites along the Ringstrasse; the State Opera House, National Musems, Imperial Palace, Parliament, City Hall and University before taking you to the highlight of the tour; the UNESCO cultural heritage site of Schönbrunn. Schönbrunn, the former summer residence of the imperial family is considered one of the most beautiful of the baroque palaces in Europe. Here you will take a guided audio tour of the majestic stately rooms. This total tour takes @ 4 hrs.

Price Per Person: From £145

Schonbrunn Palace in the winter, Vienna. Copyright Wien tourismus/Maxum
Schonnbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria
Schonnbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria
Schonnbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria
Schonnbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria
Schonnbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria

Day 3 - 1st Jan
Day at Leisure

Day 3 - 1st Jan
Day at Leisure

Breakfast followed by a day at leisure to recover from the previous night celebrations and enjoy Vienna at your own pace. Overnight in Vienna

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Strauss and Mozart Concert - 5pm or 8.15pm on 1st Jan
  • Vienna Hofburg Orchestra Performance on 1st Jan
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A la Carte Optional Extras

Strauss and Mozart Concert - 5pm or 8.15pm on 1st Jan

At the Kursalon, Johann Strauss himself used to direct his orchestra from his position as first violin.

Here, the essence of Vienna’s Classical music can still be enjoyed today. The Salonorchester “Alt Wien” one of the best known interpreters of classical Viennese music, offers an evening full of Viennese charm – with the beautiful sound of waltzes, polkas, arias and duets, as well as operetta and piano concerto melodies.

Accompanied by excellent opera vocalists and enchanting ballet soloists, Viennas classical music reveals itself as a firework for all senses.

Price Per Person: £135 per person in VIP Category

VIP Category includes glass sparkling wine, Johann Strauss CD, Programme Booklet and guaranteed seat in 1st or 2nd row.

Price Per Person: £185 per person in VIP Category and 4 course Dinner

Concert 5pm/ Dinner after at 7pm, or Dinner before at 6pm/Concert 8.15pm

Wien_Kursalon Konzerte-1st-jan-vienna
Wien_Kursalon Konzerte-1st-jan-vienna
Wien_Kursalon Konzerte-1st-jan-vienna

Vienna Hofburg Orchestra Performance on 1st Jan

On January 1st the Vienna Hofburg Orchestra celebrates the New Year with their guests in the magnificent Gartenpalais Liechtenstein. Previous concerts showcased the most popular waltz and operetta pieces by Johann Strauss, Emmerich Kalman, and Franz Lehar, as well as opera aries and duets by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. These spectacular concerts are performed by our professional musicians and international vocal soloists.

Ring in the New Year and enjoy the Hofburg Orchestra playing “Die Fledermaus Overture”, “The Blue Danube”, and the “Radetzky March”, as well as music from “The Magic Flute”, and “The Merry Widow”.

Price Per Person: From £120 per person in VIP Category

No photos of previous concert available as normally this concert is in the Hofburg but cannot be for the next couple of years as part of the Government has moved in whilst the Parliament is repaired, so instead it has been moved to this private palace.

 

Day 4 - 2nd January
Private Transfer for flight back to UK

Day 4 - 2nd January
Private Transfer for flight back to UK

Breakfast and morning at leisure, or take one of the optional extras before your private transfer for your return flight to the UK.

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Accommodation

Where You'll Stay

Fleming Selection Hotel

Fleming Selection Hotel

The Fleming's Selection Hotel Wien-City is centrally located in the elegant 8th district of Vienna, the Josefstadt, directly behind the Vienna City Hall. Popular sites such as the Hofburg, the State Opera and St. Stephen's Cathedral are in the immediate vicinity. It is a 5-minute walk to the Ringstraße and 10 minutes to Heroes' Square and only 20 minutes by car to the airport.

The unclassified Fleming's Selection Hotel Wien-City offers a high standard including free Wi-Fi and luxurious rooms with free-standing showers. Please note the glass showers are situated in the room- though come with a shower curtain in the deluxe rooms.

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Grand Hotel Wien

Grand Hotel Wien, Vienna
Exclusive Room at Grand Hotel Wien in Vienna
Grand Hotel Wien, Vienna
Grand Hotel Wien, Vienna

Grand Hotel Wien

The Grand Hotel Wien offers a reminder of the majestic age of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, combined with luxurious accommodation for those who are accustomed to the highest standards.

The Grand Hotel Wien is ideally located on Karntner Ring, only a stroll away from the Vienna State Opera, the famous Karntner Strasse and St. Stephen's Cathedral.

With a spectacular view over the city of Vienna its award-winning restaurant Le Ciel is known as one of Vienna's best gourmet restaurants. For lovers of Japanese food at the very highest level the Unkai Restaurant will delight the senses.

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Optional Extras
Special Performance of Spanish Riding School on 30th Dec or 31st Dec
Spanish Riding School in Vienna. Copyright Wientourismus/Lois Lammerhuber

See the incomparable Lipizza horses display their unique mastery of the haute Zcole exactly as they did three centuries ago. Performances are located in the Hofburg Palace Winter Riding School.

30th Dec – 7pm
31st Dec – 11am

Price Per Person: From £300 Top Category 1

Half Day City Tour including Schönbrunn Palace
Schonbrunn Palace in the winter, Vienna. Copyright Wien tourismus/Maxum

Your private driver guide will take you see the most important historical sites along the Ringstrasse; the State Opera House, National Musems, Imperial Palace, Parliament, City Hall and University before taking you to the highlight of the tour; the UNESCO cultural heritage site of Schönbrunn. Schönbrunn, the former summer residence of the imperial family is considered one of the most beautiful of the baroque palaces in Europe. Here you will take a guided audio tour of the majestic stately rooms. This total tour takes @ 4 hrs.

Price Per Person: From £145

Strauss and Mozart Concert - 5pm or 8.15pm on 1st Jan
Wien_Kursalon Konzerte-1st-jan-vienna

At the Kursalon, Johann Strauss himself used to direct his orchestra from his position as first violin.

Here, the essence of Vienna’s Classical music can still be enjoyed today. The Salonorchester “Alt Wien” one of the best known interpreters of classical Viennese music, offers an evening full of Viennese charm – with the beautiful sound of waltzes, polkas, arias and duets, as well as operetta and piano concerto melodies.

Accompanied by excellent opera vocalists and enchanting ballet soloists, Viennas classical music reveals itself as a firework for all senses.

Price Per Person: £135 per person in VIP Category

VIP Category includes glass sparkling wine, Johann Strauss CD, Programme Booklet and guaranteed seat in 1st or 2nd row.

Price Per Person: £185 per person in VIP Category and 4 course Dinner

Concert 5pm/ Dinner after at 7pm, or Dinner before at 6pm/Concert 8.15pm

Vienna Hofburg Orchestra Performance on 1st Jan

On January 1st the Vienna Hofburg Orchestra celebrates the New Year with their guests in the magnificent Gartenpalais Liechtenstein. Previous concerts showcased the most popular waltz and operetta pieces by Johann Strauss, Emmerich Kalman, and Franz Lehar, as well as opera aries and duets by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. These spectacular concerts are performed by our professional musicians and international vocal soloists.

Ring in the New Year and enjoy the Hofburg Orchestra playing “Die Fledermaus Overture”, “The Blue Danube”, and the “Radetzky March”, as well as music from “The Magic Flute”, and “The Merry Widow”.

Price Per Person: From £120 per person in VIP Category

No photos of previous concert available as normally this concert is in the Hofburg but cannot be for the next couple of years as part of the Government has moved in whilst the Parliament is repaired, so instead it has been moved to this private palace.

 

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Price per person: From £1,345 (including Flights)
What's included & departure airports

What's Included?

What’s Included?

  • Flights with one hold bag per person from the UK
  • 3 nights Accommodation with breakfast at Fleming Selection Hotel
  • Private Airport Transfers and Transfer to the Majestic Imperial train
  • Private Fiaker ride
  • Majestic Imperial Train Ticket
  • Vienna Card allowing free access to many museums and transport on the famous Trams

Departure Airport

  • Heathrow
  • Gatwick
  • Dublin

Our International clients are welcome to book their own flights

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