Germany & Austria-Mozart Route

Duration:
5 Days
Transport:
Flight, Coach
Tour Type:
Essence of Music
Group size:
Min 3 & Max 15
Location:

1.980

A tour of Austria and Bavaria (Germany) that will take us to the footsteps of great master Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, visiting the places where he lived and worked, from Vienna to Augsburg, through Linz, the Monastery of St. Florian and Salzburg, the your hometown. Through the programmed visits we can get the idea of ​​how it was his life in these cities, with their excesses and their periods of compositional genius that make the musician, as well as a referent teacher, a whole character rebel of the time.

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      BARCELONA – VIENA

Presentation at El Prat airport, at the Lufthansa counter, to carry out baggage billing procedures and pick up boarding passes, 2 hours before the departure of the flight in the direction of Vienna.

BARCELONA-VIENA – EXIT: 09:35 h. – ARRIVAL: 12:05 p.m.

Free lunch In the afternoon, we will visit the Mozart House of the Austrian capital. There he lived there, from 1784 to April 1787. It was the largest and most expensive house Mozart ever rented. Broad and stately style, it consists of four bedrooms, two cabinets and a kitchen. We will travel through the four levels of the exhibition, which will be submerged in a global presentation of the time Mozart lived, as well as in his most important works. We will know through the visit what was his day to day life: where he lived and acted, who were his benefactors and friends, his relationship with the masons, his passion for the game … In Vienna, Mozart lived there His last ten years, which coincided with the heyday of his creative production. At the end, we will take a walk through other Mozarabic corners of the city,

Throughout the day we will attend a concert.

Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

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VIENA – LINZ – SANT FLORIAN MONASTERY – SALZBURG

Breakfast at the hotel. We will leave the Austrian capital, and our coach will be heading towards the city of Linz (184 km), where we will continue following the steps of Mozart.

After this tour of the city, we will pause for lunch. Afterwards, we will head towards the Monastery of Sant Florian, ruled by the Order of the Augustinians, where Anton Bruckner is buried, one of the great references of Germanic Postromantic music. Bruckner, like his father, had touched the organ of this church on several occasions.

We will continue the trip until arriving at our hotel in Salzburg.

Free dinner and lodging.

 


 

SALZBURG

We will have breakfast at the hotel and spend all day at the Salzburg visit, the impressive Austrian city, where we will find lots of places marked in the life of Mozart, as it was his birthplace and where he lived for 25 years . In each corner we will find all kinds of references to the composer, in souvenirs, pastries and chocolates. We will lunch during the visit to the city.

We will visit the Natal House, a third floor of the “Getreidegasse”. Mozart had lived since 1747. Mozart spent here his childhood and youth with his parents Leopold and Anna Maria, as well as with his sister “Nannerl.” In 1773, they moved to a new wider residence, now known as the “Master’s House of Dance”, since, as of 1711, Lorenz Spöckner (family friend) organized dance classes for aristocrats, preparing -to for life in the Court. The Mozart Foundation has completely renovated it following the original floor plans of the home.

When it comes to Mozart, almost all of Salzburg’s old town is like a transitable museum. We can make the traditional group photo in front of the monument to Mozart, which watches “Mozartplatz” (Mozart Square) from 1842, while we find the last accommodation of Constanze, a widow of the composer, who spent the last years of his life in Salzburg. By giving a little back you will find the “Friedhof St. Peter “, where the composer’s sister, as well as the historical center, buried the Cemetery of San Sebastián, where the father of Mozart, Leopold, and Constanze was buried.

At 7:30 pm we will attend the concert at the Mozart’s Grosser Saal. 1st and 2nd category tickets *

 


 

SALZBURG – AUGSBURG

Breakfast. We take the coach again to the picturesque town of Sant Gilgen about 30km from Salzburg. In the vicinity of the Town Hall is the house where Mozart’s mother, Anna Maria, was born in 1720. In the main square in front of the Town Hall, we will also find a fountain with a Mozarish statue of bronze, year 1927

Beside the town you can enjoy the picturesque views of the calm and crystalline lake “Wolfgangsee”. We will lunch and follow our itinerary until reaching Augsburg, our last city on the itinerary.

Free dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

 


 

AUGSBURG – MUNIC – BARCELONA

Breakfast at the hotel. Augsburg, is one of the most relevant Bavarian cities from the historical point of view and one of the most beautiful. Whoever walks through the old streets of the city, with a little imagination, can effortlessly guess the importance that he had in past times as a financial center, a metropolis of international trade and a meeting point for the arts, especially in the times of the dynasty of bankers and merchants Fugger. Another family closely linked to the city are obviously the Mozart. Leopold, the father of Wolfgang Amadeus, was born in Augsburg becoming a renowned composer and violinist. The city has a “Mozart Festival”, which is traditionally celebrated in May.

During the morning we will be able to visit the Mozart House, as well as the Puppenkiste Museum, a charming puppet theater, already very popular during the composer’s time. Group meal

Before leaving, we will visit the Fuggerei complex, the oldest known social housing project in the world. It dates back to the beginning of the 16th century, and was promoted by Jakob Fugger.

At the end, we will head to Munich Airport to take the return flight to Barcelona.

Return to Barcelona:

MUNIC – BARCELONA – EXIT: 7:00 p.m. – ARRIVAL: 9:00 p.m.

End of the trip

Included

Regular line flights with Lufthansa
4 nights stay in the following hotels, or similar:
1 night in Vienna: Kaiserin Elisabeth 4 *
2 nights in Salzburg: 4 * centric hotel
1 night in Augsburg: Hotel Steigenberger Drei Mohren 4 *
Meal bed and breakfast.
Specified lunch and dinner, in selected hotels or restaurants.
Autocar private driver.
Advising and musical explanations during the trip of Mr. Joan Vives.
Accompanying guide of Baraka Travel Club.
Local guides in the cities where they are required.
Tips for local guides and drivers.
Entrances to monuments.
Concerts specified
Travel insurance and cancellation

Not included

Extras in hotels such as minibar, laundry, telephone, …
Lunch
Drinks in meals
Meals that match flight or airport hours.
All that is not specified in the program

SUPPLEMENTS AND DISCOUNTS

Price per person in double room: € 1,980
Individual supplement: € 335
Airport and fuel taxes: included

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