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Monday
22 July
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Tuesday
23 July
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Wednesday
24 July
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Thursday
25 July
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Friday
26 July
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Saturday
27 July
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Sunday
28 July
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Christmas market on Rathausplatz in Vienna. (with Merry Christmas script in German)

Vienna is undoubtedly one of Europe’s most beautiful capital cities and a place where merrymaking and Christmas celebrations are taken very seriously. Enjoy the fun this Christmas in the stunning Austria’s capital. Join us on our 4 night Christmas break and experience a joyful atmosphere whilst exploring the city full of arts and music.

Christmas tree decoration and holidays lights on Christmas Old city street

Why go?

  • Explore Vienna’s imperial architecture
  • According to the “Innovation Cities Global Index”, Vienna is after London and San Francisco one of the most innovative cities in the world
  • Encounter Viennese elegant coffee houses in its most traditional form
  • Try Viennese cuisine which is best known for its pastries, but it includes a wide range of other unique dishes
  • Visit the Heiligenkreuz Abbey, the second-oldest Cistercian monastery in the world

Itinerary

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Welcome to Austria! Upon arrival we will transfer to our hotel in Vienna. When evening comes, we can gather together and enjoy a welcome drink with other Solos guests before having dinner at our hotel.

  • Accommodation 4 * Best Western PLUS Amedia
  • MEALS Dinner included

After breakfast we will begin our walking city tour of Vienna, where we will get to know Vienna’s history by passing some of the most significant sights of the Ringstrasse such as the State Opera, Kunsthistorisches Museum (Museum of Fine Arts) and Museum of Natural History, Hofburg Palace (former Imperial Winter Palace), Parliament and City Hall.

After our tour we’ll have some free time in Vienna before our Christmas Eve dinner. With time at leisure, we can stroll the city and delve into its history and imperial grandeur, or even cosy up in a coffee shop with a slice of delectable Sachertorte!

  • Accommodation 4 * Best Western PLUS Amedia
  • MEALS Breakfast & Dinner included

After breakfast, you can spend your day relaxing or exploring the beautiful city of Vienna. Great personalities from Austria such as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven, Siegmund Freud, Falco and Niki Lauda shape the life of the city. Vienna is also an important economic centre in Austria. Many international companies have their headquarters here.

 Today we will enjoy a Christmas Day lunch at a local restaurant.

  • Accommodation 4 * Best Western PLUS Amedia
  • MEALS Breakfast & Lunch included

After breakfast we head out of the city to the Cistercian Abbey of Heiligenkreuz which is still a living monastery after 900 years. We will enjoy a guided tour through the complex, highlights of which include the gothic fountain house and the magnificent abbey church. Its then on to the historical spa resort of Baden for some free time before travelling back to Vienna.

  • Accommodation 4 * Best Western PLUS Amedia
  • MEALS Breakfast included

After breakfast we will have some free time before transfer to the airport for our return flight home.

  • Accommodation
  • MEALS Breakfast included

Best Western PLUS Amedia ★★★★

Our hotel is located in Vienna's third district, directly between the airport and the city centre and just 4 underground stops from the city centre. The Viehmarktgasse Tram Stop is just steps away. Belvedere Palace is 0.9 miles from the hotel and the Hundertwasser House can be reached within a 25-minute stroll. Restaurants and shops are only steps away.

Rooms Include

The stylish decorated rooms feature air-conditioning, cable TV, telephone and safe. The bathrooms are equipped with shower or bathtub, WC, hairdryer and Wi-Fi.

Facilities Include

This warm and welcoming hotel offers a bar/lounge and a rich buffet breakfast ensures a great start to the day. Hotel guests can also unwind at the hotels’ bar or relax in the spa area.

TEMPERATURE

Average High Daily:

Jan 4°C, Feb 6°C,

March 10°C, April 16°C,

May 21°C, June 24°C,

July 27°C, Aug 27°C,

Sep 21°C, Oct 15°C,

Nov 8°C, Dec 4°C

APPROX. FLIGHT TIME

2 hours

TIME DIFFERENCE

GMT + 1 hours

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What’s Included:

  • Scheduled return flights London Heathrow/Vienna with British Airways & transfers
  • Airport taxes & charges
  • Single room with private facilities
  • Welcome drink & information meeting
  • Breakfast daily, 2 dinners including Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas Day lunch
  • 2 hours guided city walk of Vienna
  • Half a day guided tour in Heiligenkreuz Village and free time in Baden
  • Entrance to Heiligenkreuz Abbey
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader

What’s extra:

  • Insurance - see here
  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Any other personal expenses
  • During your stay you might want to purchase Vienna pass for the public transport. It costs up to €95 for 2 days and €125 for 3 days

Airline Information BA

  • All bookings featuring flights with British Airways are part of a group allocation which unfortunately means you will be unable to manage your reservation directly with BA online; The following actions can only be carried out on check in at the airport. 
  • Online Check in.
  • Pre-reserved seat selection
  • Seat Request
  • Baggage Extras e.g. Golf Bags, Ski Carriage.

Useful Information

Transfer time
The transfer time between Vienna Airport and the hotel Best Western PLUS Amedia 4* is approximately 30 minutes, depending on the traffic.

Gratuities
We suggest a Group Collection to cover guides, transfer drivers, and hotel staff of minimum £20.00 per person. Your Tour Leader will collect this on your behalf and distribute it accordingly, thus relieving you of the burden of who, when and how much to tip. The tipping of housekeeping will be left to your individual discretion (a small amount left in your room on departure should cover this and would be much appreciated). As is customary, ‘the hat’ will be passed around for the driver and guide on all optional excursions. For any meals that are not included in your itinerary, or taxi fares, your Tour Leader can advise of an appropriate % to add on.

Included Programme
2 hour guided visit of Vienna is included in your touring package and a half a day guided tour in Heiligenkreuz Village and free time in Baden

Please note

  • A reasonable level of fitness/ mobility is required
  • The order of the itinerary and events may be subject to change

Dress Code

The dress code during the day is casual. Dressing in layers with warm, casual evening wear is recommended with comfortable footwear.  Warm waterproof shoes are also essential with warm socks, gloves, hat and scarf.

Passports and visas

A full 10-year passport is required valid for at least the duration of your stay. Holders of passports with the inscription “British Citizen” or “European Union” do not require a visa. 
It is your responsibility to ensure that you have the correct visa, a valid passport and any other travel documents for your holiday. All information provided relates to British citizens who hold or are entitled to apply for a British passport. For the most up-to-date visa information please visit; Austria Foreign Advice

If you are not a British citizen and do not hold a British passport, you must make your own enquiries as to the applicable requirements. Alternatively, you can apply for your Visa with our preferred partner the Travel Visa company by selecting the following link; Travel Visa Company.

Currency 

Euro

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Depart Return Nights Age Group Price From COMMENTS  
23 Dec 2019 27 Dec 2019 4 All Ages £ 1159 BOOK

What’s Included:

  • Scheduled return flights London Heathrow/Vienna with British Airways & transfers
  • Airport taxes & charges
  • Single room with private facilities
  • Welcome drink & information meeting
  • Breakfast daily, 2 dinners including Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas Day lunch
  • 2 hours guided city walk of Vienna
  • Half a day guided tour in Heiligenkreuz Village and free time in Baden
  • Entrance to Heiligenkreuz Abbey
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader

What’s extra:

  • Insurance - see here
  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Any other personal expenses
  • During your stay you might want to purchase Vienna pass for the public transport. It costs up to €95 for 2 days and €125 for 3 days

Airline Information BA

  • All bookings featuring flights with British Airways are part of a group allocation which unfortunately means you will be unable to manage your reservation directly with BA online; The following actions can only be carried out on check in at the airport. 
  • Online Check in.
  • Pre-reserved seat selection
  • Seat Request
  • Baggage Extras e.g. Golf Bags, Ski Carriage.

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