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Christmas in Vienna - Grand Hotel Wien

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Vienna is at its best at Christmas time, when exquisitely decorated shop windows and elegant festive lights brighten up the medieval streets in the city centre. We include a performance of La Fille du Regiment at the Vienna State Opera on Christmas Day. There will also be visits to the city’s finest museums and galleries, including the Belvedere and the Kunsthistorisches Museum. We stay at one of the city’s finest hotels, the 5* Superior Grand Hotel Wien, perfectly located on the Ringstrasse.

What's included

...when you travel with Kirker

  • Return flights
  • Five nights’ accommodation with breakfast
  • Christmas Day lunch and two dinners
  • A second category ticket for one performance at the Vienna State Opera as described
  • All sightseeing, entrance fees and gratuities as described
  • The services of the Kirker Tour Leader and local guide


  • Day 1 - Arrive in Vienna

    On arrival we transfer to the 5* Superior Grand Hotel Wien in the centre of Vienna where the tour is based. Dinner is included this evening.
  • Day 2 - Historic Centre

    We enjoy a panoramic sightseeing tour of the impressive State buildings that line the Ring, including the Houses of Parliament, the University, the Burgtheater and the State Opera House. We leave the coach and walk through the historic centre to St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the Mozart House, which is now a museum dedicated to the composer’s life in the city. There are anumber of excellent traditional Viennese coffee houses in this area where you can enjoy a light lunch or pastry before we walk to the Museumsquartier, located close to the Volkstheater and the Natural History Museum, where we visit the Leopold Museum with important collections of Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele. Dinner is taken independently this evening.
  • Day 3 - Belvedere Palace

    We will visit the Belvedere Palace this morning. This lavish Baroque palace was built as the official residence of Prince Eugene of Savoy and today it holds an important art collection which spans many periods. It is best known for works by the artists closely associated with the Vienna Secession and here we see Klimt’s The Kiss (1908), which represents this golden age in the cultural history of the city. There will be time to see the permanent collection as well as enjoy one of the current exhibitions. This afternoon we have a guided tour of the Hofburg, the seat of the Hapsburgs. This was the centre of court life, a city within a city, providing employment for thousands. The rest of the day is free and Christmas Eve dinner is taken at the hotel.
  • Day 4 - Christmas Lunch

    This morning is free until we leave for Christmas lunch at one of Vienna’s historic hotels. This evening we will go to the Vienna State Opera for an included performance of La Fille du Regiment.
  • Day 5 - Kunsthistorisches Museum & Vienna State Opera

    We transfer by coach to the Kunsthistorisches Museum, one of the world’s greatest art collections. Here we will see the magnificent collection of Old Masters including works by Vermeer, Brueghel, Titian and Bellotto before visiting the Museum’s Kunstkammer. This displays an awe-inspiring collection of treasures including the golden salt cellar by Benvenuto Cellini. This evening there is the opportunity to attend a performance at the Vienna State Opera.
  • Day 6 - Return flight

    We depart the hotel for our return flight to London.

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Grand Hotel Wien
Vienna, Austria, Europe

This fine hotel stands on the Karntner Ring in the centre of Vienna, a few yards from the Opera House and a ten-minute stroll from St. Stephen’s Cathedral. There are 205 traditionally furnished rooms and suites.

Anton Crayton

Anton Crayton

Tour leader

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