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NOTE: Herzerl Tours offers this package in three versions:
Groups – 10 people or more;Mini groups – 4 to 8 people;
FIT’s* – minimum 2 people.

Quoted price is for a groupof 10: Contact us for all other arrangements & prices at sms@herzerltours.com.

*full planned individual tours

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Austrian Wine Walking TourPhoto courtesy: Westermann

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Wine Walking Tour - Vienna, Burgenland, Danube Valley: - a different way to experience wine!

Package price: US $ 2,775.00 per person, double occupancy, land only. This price is based on on a group of ten people. Call us for a price on Mini groups or FIT's at 1-800-684-8488

The price is based on the current exchange rate of the Euro vs. the Dollar (Feb 2018). Please note that any cost increases caused by a weakening dollar shall have to be passed along to client.

Included in the price are the following services: Accomodations with buffet breakfast in four star hotels; meals in quality restaurants and wine tastings at well known vintners as mentioned in itinerary, experienced guides for all hikes, transfers via public transportation, airport pick-up, taxes and entrances.

Dates: We suggest May and October for this trip; September is difficult because of harvest. Ask us for other dates .


wachau durnsteinPhoto courtesy: Krobath

DAILY ITINERARY FOR
Wine Walking Tour

This wine tasting tour starts with visiting vintners in Vienna itself ( Vienna is the only European capitall with vinyards in the city limits). Then by public transportation to the province Burgenland east of Vienna; after that travel to the Wachau (Danube valley) northwest of Vienna.

NOTE: The tour can also be taken in segments of the above: Vienna and Burgenland or Vienna and Wachau. (more details in the pricing info). The length of the daily hikes through the vineyards and villages are about 8 miles. All hikes are accompanied by an experienced guide.

Day 1


Arrive in Vienna and check into your hotel.

To get your walking legs working, a short walking tour through the Inner City, ending with an early dinner at Vienna’s oldest restaurant “GRIECHENBEISL”

Day 2


A wine tavernPhoto courtesy: Westermann

Starting from your hotel with public transportation the goal is the Nussberg, a well-known wine area in Vienna. After several stops at various vintners the day ends at a well-known wine-tavern with more tasting and dinner and Viennese music.

 

 

Day 3

Austrian vineyard in the fall
Austrian vineyard in the fall

 


A stork nests on a rooftop in the wine city of Rust.
A stork nests on a rooftop in the wine city of Rust

After breakfast travel by bus to Eisenstadt, Burgenland, and check into hotel; meet with local guide and start hiking to “wine city” Rust, lunch on own, winetasting at Weinakademie in Rust; return to Eisenstadt by public transportation.

Day 4

Luscious Grapes


Esterhazy Palace Esterhazy Palace

Visit of Esterhazy Palace

After lunch start with hiking tour to Donnerskirchen with guide, distance approx 11 km, hiking time 3 hours; winetasting dinner at the famous LEISSERHOF in Donnerskirchen; return by train to Eisenstadt.

Day 5

wachau durnstein


weinland

Return to Vienna by bus; then travel by train to Krems in the Wachau; transfer to hotel. After check in hike to Dürnstein with guide; stop for a wine tasting at the vinery of the Freien Weingärtner. Afterwards hike on to the town Dürnstein - visit castle and baroque church; lunch on own at a local wine tavern. Return to Krems by steam ship on the Danube. Dinner at MOERWALD’S Restaurant “KLOSTER UND”.

Day 6


Langenlois

 

 

 

 

Photo courtesy: Westermann

Hike to Langenlois, with guide; visit the wine museum LOISSIUM and to a local vintner for wine tasting. Back to Krems by train for dinner at the Steigenberger Hotel.

Day 7


Hike across the Danube to visit the baroque abbey of Göttweig. Hike from Göttweig back to Mautern to the very old and traditional bio vintner NIKOLAIHOF. for lunch and winetasting. Return to Krems with a bus.

Day 8


Return to Vienna by train and taxi to airport.

 

NOTE: The tour can also be taken in segments: Vienna and Burgenland or Vienna and Wachau (Danube Valley) as an add-on to another trip you might be taking.

The Vienna & Burgenland segment costs $1,875.00 for four overnights; the Vienna & Wachau segment costs $2,075.00 for five overnights, each per person, land only.

These segments lend themselves wonderfully as an add-on to other trips. Talk to us about suggestions

 


For further information E-mail us at: sms@herzerltours.com
or call us at 800-684-8488 or 914-771-8558
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All tour prices are based on the current exchange rate of the Euro vs. the Dollar (2016) i.e. any cost increases caused by a weakening dollar shall have to be passed along to client.
PLEASE NOTE THAT BOTH TOUR PRICE AND PROGRAM ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IF NECESSARY.

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