Guests can experience the musical history of Austria and Germany with Great Rail Journeys’ new ‘The Musical Heritage of Austria & Germany 2016’ tour.

From Salzburg and melodies of Mozart, to grand Vienna and a performance of Strauss, to Leipzig, with the St Thomas boys' choir and the legacy of Bach, the operator explores some of Europe's most musical cities on this music-themed holiday.

Highlights of the tour include a Mozart concert by the Amadeus Consort over dinner in the Baroque Hall of St Peter Stiftskeller, a guided tour of Vienna, visits to Wartburg Castle and the Bachhaus, a motet by the St Thomas boys’ choir, a Mozart and Strauss concert in the Kursalon and guided tours of Salzburg and Leipzig.

Ten days is priced from £1,975 per person with three departures between June and September including First Class rail and coach travel with Standard Premier Class on Eurostar journeys and a light meal and drinks; nine nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast each day; five dinners, including dinner with a private Mozart concert at St Peter Stiftskeller and a farewell dinner at Auerbachs Keller.

Visit greatrail.com or call 0800-240 4470 for more information.

Image Source: Tourismus Salzburg

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