Vienna Uncovered - Indepth Travel Package
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Uncover Vienna

Join us for a deep dive into Vienna’s rich cultural scene, storied history, and vibrant present. Enjoy lectures by local experts, tours of cultural institutions, live concerts, and local food and wine. This is small-group travel at its best. Read what our first group said.

September 25 - October 2, 2019

What’s Included

  • 7 nights in a centrally located apartment
  • Daily breakfast, three lunches, three dinners
  • Two themed city tours
  • Cooking class
  • Lectures on history, culture, and current affairs
  • Tour of concert hall or opera house
  • Encounters with musicians, artists, current affairs experts
  • Orientation to the city to help you explore it on your own
  • Airport transfers and a Vienna transportation pass
  • Support from our Untours on-site staff
  • Free time to explore and dine on your own

Sample Itinarary

(Itinerary for 2019 is TBD but will be similar)

Day 1 (Saturday)

  • Welcome reception and neighborhood walk

Day 2 (Sunday)

  • Optional mass at Augustine Church with musicians from the Vienna Philharmonic and the State Opera
  • Lecture on a topic in Viennese history: “1918 and the end of the Habsburg Empire” with lecturer Susanne Wolf, author and playwright. Focus on The Vienna Melody, a theater piece by Wolf based on the book by Ernst Lothar.

Day 3 (Monday)

  • Independent exploration
  • Optional excursion to Salzburg

Day 4 (Tuesday)

  • A walking tour of old Vienna
  • Opera House Tour
  • Time for independent exploration

Day 5 (Wednesday)

  • Lecture on Secessionist Art (Klimt, Schiele, and others)
  • Tour of Upper Belvedere Museum with an art historian
  • Cooking class with a gourmet chef from Restaurant Hansen

Day 6 (Thursday)

  • Independent exploration
  • Optional excursion to the Danube Valley (Melk Abbey)

Day 7 (Friday)

  • Self-guided tour of Haus der Musik (House of Music Museum)
  • Lecture on early 20th century music and the history of the Vienna Philharmonic and a visit to the Museum of the Vienna Philharmonic. Lecturer Dr. Silvia Kargl is the Director of the Archive of the Vienna Philharmonic
  • Rehearsal with the Vienna Philharmonic for performance of Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2. Soloist will be Denis Matsuev with Valery Gergiev conducting.
  • Farewell reception and dinner at the Restaurant Weinzirl in the Konzerthaus Wien, Vienna’s second most important concert hall

Day 8 (Saturday)

  • Checkout and departure from Vienna
As on an Untour, we’ll give you the tools and free time you need to explore on your own.

This program is subject to change.

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