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Vienna Opera Break

Break Available: Year round (except July and August)
2 Night Break

Price per person: From £1,145

Treat yourself and visit the elegant city of Vienna. The historic centre is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and is now on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list.

Take in a performance at the Vienna State Opera, one of the world’s top four opera houses dating back to 1869. The schedule of performances covers the old traditional regulars and the more edgy modern productions so something for everyone!

Highlights

  • See the Vienna Opera in the very best seats
  • Private City Tour including Schonbrunn Palace Visit
  • Fiaker Horse and Carriage private tour
  • Private Airport Transfers
  • Stay in the famed 5 Star Grand Hotel Wien
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Day by Day Itinerary
 
 
 

DAY 1
Fly Vienna, Private Transfer, Fiaker Tour

DAY 1
Fly Vienna, Private Transfer, Fiaker Tour

Your Vienna short break starts the moment you are met by your private driver at the airport. You will transfer to your hotel in central Vienna.

Enjoy a lovely introduction to the centre of Vienna with a private 40 min Fiaker carriage ride through Viennas old town streets. See some of the key sites including the Hofburg palace and St Stephens Cathedral.

Overnight in Vienna in the luxurious and famed 5 star Grand Hotel Wien.

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Candlelight Dinner for 2 in Ferris Wheel
  • Gourmet evening at Museum of Fine Arts
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A la Carte Optional Extras

Candlelight Dinner for 2 in Ferris Wheel

To crown off a truly spectacular day enjoy a candlelight dinner for 2 in the Prater, the Giant Wheel that has dominated the skyline of Vienna for 100 years. Have a private luxury cabin affording splendid views of the city – a real highlight for your romantic special occasion weekend break.

Price per person: From £210

Giant Ferris wheel at night in Vienna
Ferris Wheel in Vienna. Copright Wiener Risenrad
Giant Ferris wheel at night in Vienna

Gourmet evening at Museum of Fine Arts

Every thursday you can enjoy a gourmet evening in the historic building of the Museum of Fine Arts. This is a unique experience where the museum is open exclusively for the diners from 18.30 until 21.00,and you can visit the art before dinner. The dinner consists of 3 courses, with the main course being served to you.

Price Per person: £85 (Excluding beverages)

Vienna City Centre
Dining-in-Vienna-Museum

DAY 2
Attend Vienna Opera in the very best seats

DAY 2
Attend Vienna Opera in the very best seats

Day at leisure to enjoy Vienna or include one of the optional extras to make more of your break.

This night you are in for a treat as you attend the Vienna Opera – considered to be one of the four leading and most Famous Opera Houses in the World. You will be seated in the very best seats so you can fully enjoy this experience in style.

NOVEMBER

Opera

The Trojans – 1, 4
Lohengrin – 2, 7
A Masked Ball – 3
L’Elisir D’amore – 5, 8
Madame Butterfly – 6, 9, 11
Don Giovanni – 14, 16, 18
Rusalka – 15, 19, 22
La Boheme – 23, 26, 29
La Cererentola – 25, 27, 30

Ballet

Sylvia – 10, 12, 13, 24, 28
Dance Demonstrations of the Ballet Accademy – Tionen – 29, 30
Dance Demonstrations of the Ballet Accademy – Der Wiener Staatsoper – 30

DECEMBER

Ballet

Dance Demonstrations of the Ballet Academy – Tionen – 1, 2
Peer Gynt – 4, 5, 10
The Nutcracker – 25, 27, 29

Opera

Madame Butterfly – 1, 3, 7
Nabucco – 6, 9, 12
Die Weiden – 11, 14, 16, 20
Magic Flute – 15, 18, 22, 26, 28, 30
Hansel and Gretel – 13, 17, 19, 21, 23
Die Fledermaus (Operetta) – 31

Premiere Opera

Die Weiden – 8

JANUARY 2019

Opera

Die Fledermaus (Operetta) – 1, 3, 5
Andrea Chenier – 6
The Barber of Seville – 7, 10, 13
Das Rheingold – 8
Andrea Chenier – 9, 11, 15
The Valkyrie – 12
Tosca – 14, 18
Siegfried – 16
Twilight of the Gods – 20
Falstaff – 23, 25, 27, 30
La Cenerentola – 28, 31
La Traviata – 29

Ballet

The Nutcracker – 2, 4
Sylvia – 17, 19, 24, 26

FEBRUARY 2019

Opera

La Traviata – 1, 4
Arabella – 2, 5
La Cenerentola – 3, 6
Tosca – 7, 10, 14, 17
Arabella – 8
Lucia di Lammermoor (Premiere Opera) – 9
Lucia di Lammermoor – 12, 15, 18, 21
Idomeneo Re di Creta – 16, 19, 22
L’Elisir D’Amore – 24

Ballet

Swan Lake – 11, 13, 20, 23, 25

MARCH 2019

Opera

L’Elisir D’Amore – 3
The Marriage of Figaro – 4, 7, 9
L’Elisir D’Amore – 5
Don Giovanni – 10, 14, 17
Cavalleria Rusticana/Padliacci – 11, 15, 18, 23
Der Rosenkavalier – 21, 24, 27, 30
Simon Boccanegra – 22, 25, 29 (with Plácido Domingo, Kwangchul Youn, Francesco Meli, Eleonora Buratto)

Premiere Opera

Oreste – 31

Ballet

Swan Lake – 2, 6, 8
Le Pavillon D’Armide | Le Sacre – 16, 20, 26, 28

APRIL 2019

Opera

Simon Boccanegra – 1 (with Plácido Domingo, Kwangchul Youn, Francesco Meli, Eleonora Buratto)
La Boheme – 4, 8, 11, 15
Oreste – 5, 7, 10, 13
Turandot– 6, 9, 12, 16
Parsifal – 18, 21, 24
Salome – 22, 25, 28
Fidelio – 23, 26, 29

Premiere Ballet

Forsythe/Van Manen/Kylian – 14

Ballet

Forsythe/Van Manen/Kylian – 17, 20, 27, 30

MAY 2019

Opera

Rigoletto – 1, 4, 9, 12, 16
Fidelio – 2
Macbeth – 5, 8, 11, 14
The Barber of Seville – 18, 21
Andrea Chenier – 20, 24, 28, 31
Dantons Death – 22, 26, 29
The Woman without a Shadow – 30

Premiere Opera

The Woman without a Shadow – 25

Ballet

The Pirate – 3, 10, 13, 15, 17, 19, 23, 27

JUNE 2019

Opera

Manon – 1, 9, 13
The Woman without a Shadow – 2, 5, 10
Don Pasquale – 8, 11, 14,
Tosca – 15, 18, 23
L’Elisir D’Amore – 17, 25
Aida – 19, 22, 26, 29
Otello – 24, 27, 30
Premiere Opera
Otello – 20
Ballet
Macmillan/Mcgregor/Ashton – 7, 16, 21,
Nureyev Gala 2019 – 28

JULY 2019

Ballet

Kabuki – 2, 3, 4

Overnight in Vienna.

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Romantic Visit to the Viennese Woods
  • Vienna Boys Choir Concert
  • Spanish Riding School
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A la Carte Optional Extras

Romantic Visit to the Viennese Woods

After breakfast your private driver guide will collect you from your hotel for a morning in the wonderfully romantic southern Viennese woods to show you some of the most beautiful sights in the surrounding area of Vienna.

This includes  the Roman thermal Spa city of Baden before you continue through the romantic Helenental valley to the former Mayerling hunting lodge. This is where Crown Prince Rudolf is said to have committed suicide.

You will also visit the impressive Cistercian Abbey of Heiligenkreuz and its medieval cloister.

Please note from 1st Jan – 31 March Mayerling can only be visited on Saturdays and Sundays.

Price Per Person: From £225

Abbey in the woods
Abbey of Heiligenkreuz in Lower Austria
Cistercian Abbey of Heiligenkreuz

Vienna Boys Choir Concert

Attend a late afternoon concert with the Vienna Boys Choir, which for 500 years has entertained royalty and nobility and without doubt are now regarded as the best boys choir in the world.

Relax and enjoy as the choir perform a repertoire of some of the most famous pieces of classical music together with the Camerata Schultz orchestra in the new MuTh concert hall. Works by Haydn, Schubert, Mozart are part of their repertoire as well as some international folk songs and their speciality, waltzes and polkas by Strauss.

Enjoy a glass of bubbly and meet some of the choir afterwards. Top Category VIP.

Price Per Person: From £95

Vienna boys choir. Copyright Wientourismus/Lukas Beck
Vienna boys choir. Copyright Wientourismus/Lukas Beck
Vienna boys choir. Copyright Wientourismus/Lukas Beck

Spanish Riding School

Visit the Spanish Riding School to 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. Top Category 1

Price Per Person: From £225 (Not Gala Performance)

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

DAY 3
Visit Schonbrunn Palace prior to private transfer to airport after your Vienna City Break

DAY 3
Visit Schonbrunn Palace prior to private transfer to airport after your Vienna City Break

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. At the Palace you will take an audio guided tour of the majestic stately rooms.

Private transfer to the airport after your special weekend break.

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Accommodation

Where You'll Stay

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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Do & Co Hotel

Do and Co Hotel, Vienna
Do and Co Hotel, Vienna
Do and Co Hotel, Vienna
Do and Co Hotel, Vienna

Do & Co Hotel

The Do & Co Hotel is situated in the very heart of Vienna overlooking St Stephen's Cathedral. The hotel is designed by architect Hans Hollein, one of the true pioneers of postmodernism. Do & Co is housed in the popular Haas-Hans building which itself is one of Vienna's cultural landmarks.

In the very beginning the structure was four floors, but nowadays has been transformed into 43 unique and cone-shaped guestrooms. Each one is decorated using solid high quality material such as stone and teak wood.

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Optional Extras
Candlelight Dinner for 2 in Ferris Wheel
Giant Ferris wheel at night in Vienna

To crown off a truly spectacular day enjoy a candlelight dinner for 2 in the Prater, the Giant Wheel that has dominated the skyline of Vienna for 100 years. Have a private luxury cabin affording splendid views of the city – a real highlight for your romantic special occasion weekend break.

Price per person: From £210

Gourmet evening at Museum of Fine Arts
Vienna City Centre

Every thursday you can enjoy a gourmet evening in the historic building of the Museum of Fine Arts. This is a unique experience where the museum is open exclusively for the diners from 18.30 until 21.00,and you can visit the art before dinner. The dinner consists of 3 courses, with the main course being served to you.

Price Per person: £85 (Excluding beverages)

Romantic Visit to the Viennese Woods
Abbey in the woods

After breakfast your private driver guide will collect you from your hotel for a morning in the wonderfully romantic southern Viennese woods to show you some of the most beautiful sights in the surrounding area of Vienna.

This includes  the Roman thermal Spa city of Baden before you continue through the romantic Helenental valley to the former Mayerling hunting lodge. This is where Crown Prince Rudolf is said to have committed suicide.

You will also visit the impressive Cistercian Abbey of Heiligenkreuz and its medieval cloister.

Please note from 1st Jan – 31 March Mayerling can only be visited on Saturdays and Sundays.

Price Per Person: From £225

Vienna Boys Choir Concert
Vienna boys choir. Copyright Wientourismus/Lukas Beck

Attend a late afternoon concert with the Vienna Boys Choir, which for 500 years has entertained royalty and nobility and without doubt are now regarded as the best boys choir in the world.

Relax and enjoy as the choir perform a repertoire of some of the most famous pieces of classical music together with the Camerata Schultz orchestra in the new MuTh concert hall. Works by Haydn, Schubert, Mozart are part of their repertoire as well as some international folk songs and their speciality, waltzes and polkas by Strauss.

Enjoy a glass of bubbly and meet some of the choir afterwards. Top Category VIP.

Price Per Person: From £95

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

Visit the Spanish Riding School to 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. Top Category 1

Price Per Person: From £225 (Not Gala Performance)

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Price per person: From £1,145
What's included & departure airports

What's Included?

  • Flights with one cargo bag per person from the UK
  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast at 5 Star Grand Hotel Wein
  • Private Transfers
  • The Best Seats at the Opera
  • Private Fiaker Tour
  • City Private Tour with Audio tour of Schonbrunn Palace

Departure Airport

  • Heathrow
  • Gatwick
  • Luton (Direct Flights Fri-Sun only)
  • Manchester (Direct flights only Sun-Tues, Tues-Thurs)
  • Stansted (Summer Only)
  • London Southend (Direct flights only Thurs-Sun meaning an extra day)
  • Dublin

Our international clients are welcome to book their own flights if they would like to

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