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Christmas Traditions in Austria and Germany: A Feast for the Senses

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Program #17164RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Dec 5 — Dec 16, 2013

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Day One: Thursday, December 05 - In Transit
In Transit: International overnight flight to Vienna.

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle features a modern, stylish building that is ideally located between the city center and the United Nations buildings. Close to the banks of the Danube, the hotel is within walking distance of the Danube Island, and is a 5-minute subway ride from the Old Town.

Contact info:
Engerthstraße 173-175
Vienna, A 1020 Austria
phone: +43 1 213 15 0
web: www.austria-trend.at/hotel-lassalle/en/

Room amenities: Each room has cable television, a mini bar, safe box, free wireless Internet, trouser-press and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a café with access to the garden, restaurant, lounge, laundry services, fax machine, Internet access with printer on the 1st floor, free wireless Internet in the rooms and pay phones.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Two: Friday, December 06 - Arrival and Introduction to Vienna
Afternoon: Arrival at Vienna Schwechat International airport (VIE). Time to settle in. Late afternoon: Introduction to the program / Group presentation. Our first acquaintance with the Austrian capital is on a guided excursion by bus along the Vienna Ring Boulevard. It was back in the 19th century when Emperor Franz Joseph decreed the demolition of Vienna's medieval fortifications and ramparts to make room for the city's expansion. This "Boulevard of Splendor" is lined with many of the most important political and cultural institutions such as Parliament and Town Hall, Royal Palace, the prestigious State Opera and Burgtheater, University and museums. We will stop at the classic Christmas market on the Rathausplatz, with the cathedral-like City Hall, Burgtheater and Parliament serving as a most stunning backdrop.

Dinner: In the hotel dining room.

Lodging: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle features a modern, stylish building that is ideally located between the city center and the United Nations buildings. Close to the banks of the Danube, the hotel is within walking distance of the Danube Island, and is a 5-minute subway ride from the Old Town.

Contact info:
Engerthstraße 173-175
Vienna, A 1020 Austria
phone: +43 1 213 15 0
web: www.austria-trend.at/hotel-lassalle/en/

Room amenities: Each room has cable television, a mini bar, safe box, free wireless Internet, trouser-press and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a café with access to the garden, restaurant, lounge, laundry services, fax machine, Internet access with printer on the 1st floor, free wireless Internet in the rooms and pay phones.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Three: Saturday, December 07 - Cultural Vienna / Spittelberg Christmas Market
Breakfast: In the hotel dining room.

Morning: A morning lecture introduces us to Cultural Vienna. Next, we will visit the Museum of Fine Art. The Museum houses one of the greatest art collections in the world, revealing the royal taste of the members of the House of Habsburg. Throughout the centuries, they brought together some of the most precious and important paintings of the celebrated "Old Masters." From KHM, we cross the Museum square to the Spittelberg quarter.

Lunch: We will enjoy a delicious Austrian dish in one of the Spittelberg cafes.

Afternoon: We continue on to the delightful Spittelberg Christmas market. Spittelberg, a former suburb of Vienna, is a lovely quarter with a bit of Biedermeier flair and has the most authentic Christmas market of the capital. Among the vendors' stands that line the narrow granite paved alleyways, niches and courtyards, you'll find both traditional and original handcrafts.

Dinner: In the hotel dining room.

Evening: Advent evening: We will gather around the Adventkranz (Advent wreath) to hear about Christmas traditions and customs in Central Europe.

Lodging: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle features a modern, stylish building that is ideally located between the city center and the United Nations buildings. Close to the banks of the Danube, the hotel is within walking distance of the Danube Island, and is a 5-minute subway ride from the Old Town.

Contact info:
Engerthstraße 173-175
Vienna, A 1020 Austria
phone: +43 1 213 15 0
web: www.austria-trend.at/hotel-lassalle/en/

Room amenities: Each room has cable television, a mini bar, safe box, free wireless Internet, trouser-press and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a café with access to the garden, restaurant, lounge, laundry services, fax machine, Internet access with printer on the 1st floor, free wireless Internet in the rooms and pay phones.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Four: Sunday, December 08 - Vienna Woods / Concert
Breakfast: In the hotel dining room.

Morning: Attend mass in the Baroque Jesuit Church with the Church Choir St. Augustine. Music is played in many of Vienna's churches on Sundays and church holidays. The best performances of the classic Viennese masses - Haydn, Mozart, Schubert and Bruckner - are given in the Jesuit Church, a Baroque gem. Seldom is a tourist found there, and the Viennese come half an hour early to get a seat in front, where orchestra and choir sound best. Today the Augustine Choir performs Mozart's Missa Solemnis in C minor, "Orphanage Mass."

Lunch: Lunch at a traditional Viennese restaurant.

Afternoon: This afternoon an excursion will take us to the Vienna Woods along the romantic valley Helenental. We will visit the Heiligenkreuz Monastery, one of the most impressive abbeys in Austria, and Baden, an elegant spa town with the Beethoven House; Mozart composed his masterpiece Ave Verum Corpus here.

Dinner: Explore local fare on your own.

Evening: Attend a concert at the Anna Church right in the center of Vienna.

Lodging: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle features a modern, stylish building that is ideally located between the city center and the United Nations buildings. Close to the banks of the Danube, the hotel is within walking distance of the Danube Island, and is a 5-minute subway ride from the Old Town.

Contact info:
Engerthstraße 173-175
Vienna, A 1020 Austria
phone: +43 1 213 15 0
web: www.austria-trend.at/hotel-lassalle/en/

Room amenities: Each room has cable television, a mini bar, safe box, free wireless Internet, trouser-press and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a café with access to the garden, restaurant, lounge, laundry services, fax machine, Internet access with printer on the 1st floor, free wireless Internet in the rooms and pay phones.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Five: Monday, December 09 - Great Viennese Composers / Cafe Central
Breakfast: In the hotel dining room.

Morning: Music is the beating heart of Vienna. Therefore, our morning lecture will enlighten us on the great Viennese composers and musicians. This lecture concert will explore the very diverse lives of three of Vienna's most famous composers - Mozart, Schubert and Strauss. While Mozart initially enjoyed great success as a freelance composer, then struggled, Franz Schubert led a rather introverted life, only known for his renowned "Lieder" to his contemporaries. Johann Strauss however was one of the first global superstars of music. The lecture will be completed by a delightful selection of works by these composers, all three being contributors to the most Viennese of musical forms, the Viennese waltz.

Lunch: Explore local fare on your own at one of the famous Viennese cafes such as Schwarzenberg, Mozart, Landtmann, and many others.

Afternoon: You are free to explore Vienna on your own. This is the perfect time to wander Vienna's Christmas markets in the center and along the ring road.

Dinner: We will have dinner at Cafe Central. It is part of the Palais Ferstel, located in one of the oldest parts of Vienna. Inspired by a journey to Italy, a young architect named Heinrich von Ferstel created one of the city's most interesting 19th century edifices between 1856 and 1860. Palais Ferstel was hailed as the most modern building in Vienna, and for a short time housed the Vienna Stock Exchange and the Austro-Hungarian central bank. It boasted stylish rooms and a glass-covered inner courtyard (the perfect spot for Cafe Central), which became the focal point of Vienna and Europe's intellectual elite at the close of the19th century. Such prominent figures as Arthur Schnitzler, Sigmund Freud, Hugo von Hofmannsthal and Leo Trotzki frequented Cafe Central.

Lodging: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel Elefant is located in the city center of Salzburg on one of the most traditional streets within the pedestrian zone in the Old Town. Run by the 4th generation of the Mayr family and part of the Best Western group, Hotel Elefant is housed in an 800-year-old former palace and offers the amenities of an international 4-star hotel. It is within walking distance of Getreidegasse, Mozart's birthplace, the Cathedral, Archbishops Residence and festival halls.

Contact info:
Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse 4
Salzburg, A 5020 Austria
phone: +43 662 84 33 97
web: www.elefant.at

Room amenities: Each room has air conditioning, radio, hair dryer, cable television, mini bar, safe box, telephone and wireless LAN.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers two restaurants, a breakfast room, 24-hour front desk, television room, safety deposit box, Internet access, wireless Internet in the rooms, and air conditioning.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Six: Tuesday, December 10 - Transfer to Salzburg / Bruckner Organ Concert at ...
Breakfast: In the hotel dining room.

Morning: Transfer to Salzburg by bus. On the way, we have a guided excursion through the Augustinian St. Florian's Abbey, renowned for its Baroque architecture and for its close association with the composer Anton Bruckner. Attend a special concert performed on the Bruckner organ.

Lunch: We will have lunch at the Abbey's restaurant.

Afternoon: Arrival in Salzburg. Time to settle in. Introduction to the program with a lecture on "Salzburg, the musical center of Austria."

Dinner: In the hotel dining room.

Lodging: Hotel Elefant

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel Elefant is located in the city center of Salzburg on one of the most traditional streets within the pedestrian zone in the Old Town. Run by the 4th generation of the Mayr family and part of the Best Western group, Hotel Elefant is housed in an 800-year-old former palace and offers the amenities of an international 4-star hotel. It is within walking distance of Getreidegasse, Mozart's birthplace, the Cathedral, Archbishops Residence and festival halls.

Contact info:
Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse 4
Salzburg, A 5020 Austria
phone: +43 662 84 33 97
web: www.elefant.at

Room amenities: Each room has air conditioning, radio, hair dryer, cable television, mini bar, safe box, telephone and wireless LAN.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers two restaurants, a breakfast room, 24-hour front desk, television room, safety deposit box, Internet access, wireless Internet in the rooms, and air conditioning.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Seven: Wednesday, December 11 - The Baroque Old Town of Salzburg / "Silent Night"...
The Baroque Old Town of Salzburg / "Silent Night" in Oberndorf / Advent at a Farmhouse

Breakfast: In the hotel dining room.

Morning: Take a guided excursion through the city center, home to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon: Half an hour from Salzburg lays the small village of Oberndorf, where on Christmas night of 1818, the song "Silent Night" was performed for the very first time. We will visit the Memorial Church to hear the story of the most popular song ever composed. Silent Night has been translated into roughly 300 different languages. We will pay a visit also to close-by Arnsdorf, where the composer Franz Gruber lived and worked as a school teacher. He taught there for 21 years in the oldest school house in Austria, which is still in use today.

Dinner: Conclude the day with a traditional Advent dinner and evening at a private farmhouse in the Salzburg countryside with traditional delicacies and music.

Lodging: Hotel Elefant

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel Elefant is located in the city center of Salzburg on one of the most traditional streets within the pedestrian zone in the Old Town. Run by the 4th generation of the Mayr family and part of the Best Western group, Hotel Elefant is housed in an 800-year-old former palace and offers the amenities of an international 4-star hotel. It is within walking distance of Getreidegasse, Mozart's birthplace, the Cathedral, Archbishops Residence and festival halls.

Contact info:
Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse 4
Salzburg, A 5020 Austria
phone: +43 662 84 33 97
web: www.elefant.at

Room amenities: Each room has air conditioning, radio, hair dryer, cable television, mini bar, safe box, telephone and wireless LAN.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers two restaurants, a breakfast room, 24-hour front desk, television room, safety deposit box, Internet access, wireless Internet in the rooms, and air conditioning.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Eight: Thursday, December 12 - Mozart's Birthplace / Advent Concert and Dinner a...
Breakfast: In the hotel dining room.

Morning: This morning we will visit the Hagenauer Haus, Mozart's birthplace, followed by a coffee break at "Kaffee Furst," where in 1890, the cafe's founder Paul Furst created the famous Mozart chocolate balls.

Lunch: Explore local fare on your own.

Afternoon: Enjoy a few hours of free time. You might consider browsing around the Christmas market in the historical center near the cathedral. In the late afternoon, attend an Advent Concert at St. Peter's Abbey.

Dinner: We will have dinner in the restaurant at St. Peter's Abbey, which dates back to the year 803.

Lodging: Hotel Elefant

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Carat Hotel Munich is located in the city center, close to Marienplatz and the main railway station. The pedestrian zone and many places of interest can all be accessed easily on foot. The Sendlinger Tor underground station is only 200 meters from the hotel, with connections to the following locations; Main railway station: 2 minutes, Marienplatz: 2 minutes, Olympic center: 13 minutes, New Exhibition Center/ICM: 18 minutes, airport: 45 minutes.

Contact info:
Lindwurmstrasse 13
Munich, D-80337 Germany
phone: +49 89 230 380
web: www.carat-hotel-muenchen.de

Room amenities: Each room has a television, telephone, mini bar, wireless LAN (for a fee) and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a bar, 24-hour front desk, newspapers, terrace, safety deposit box, room service, laundry and dry cleaning services, wireless Internet hotspot in public areas (free of charge) and Internet access with printing facility in the lobby.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance in making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. 800-241-1404

Check out time: 10:00 AM

Day Nine: Friday, December 13 - Hohensalzburg Fortress / Transfer to Munich
Breakfast: In the hotel dining room.

Morning: On our last morning in Salzburg, we ascend by funicular to the Hohensalzburg Fortress - the city's chief landmark that majestically dominates the cityscape. The 900-year-old fortress is one of the biggest and most well preserved fortifications in Europe.

Lunch: Explore local fare on your own.

Afternoon: Transfer to Munich. Arrival at the hotel and time to settle. In the late afternoon, hear a lecture on "Munich - Capital of the Free State Bavaria," where cosmopolitan spirit goes together with the famous Bavarian "Gemutlichkeit" - a special sense of informality and coziness that characterizes the city.

Dinner: We will have dinner at Prinz Myshkin Restaurant, Munich's most popular and fancy vegetarian restaurant.

Lodging: Carat Hotel Munich

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Carat Hotel Munich is located in the city center, close to Marienplatz and the main railway station. The pedestrian zone and many places of interest can all be accessed easily on foot. The Sendlinger Tor underground station is only 200 meters from the hotel, with connections to the following locations; Main railway station: 2 minutes, Marienplatz: 2 minutes, Olympic center: 13 minutes, New Exhibition Center/ICM: 18 minutes, airport: 45 minutes.

Contact info:
Lindwurmstrasse 13
Munich, D-80337 Germany
phone: +49 89 230 380
web: www.carat-hotel-muenchen.de

Room amenities: Each room has a television, telephone, mini bar, wireless LAN (for a fee) and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a bar, 24-hour front desk, newspapers, terrace, safety deposit box, room service, laundry and dry cleaning services, wireless Internet hotspot in public areas (free of charge) and Internet access with printing facility in the lobby.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance in making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. 800-241-1404

Check out time: 10:00 AM

Day Ten: Saturday, December 14 - Introduction to Munich
Breakfast: In the hotel dining room.

Morning: Take a guided excursion by bus along the most important landmarks outside of the old town. Then a guided field trip through the city center of Munich will show you its historic sites, great museums, architectural treasures and world-class shops. The unmistakable landmark of Munich is the Gothic Church of Our Lady - the Frauenkirche with its two onion-domed towers. A few steps farther stands the Marienplatz (central square) with its Gothic New City Hall (Rathaus), where you can find the largest Christmas market of the region. This market's roots go back to the 14th century.

Lunch: We will have lunch in a typical beer hall in the Old Town.

Afternoon: Free time to explore on your own.

Dinner: Explore local fare on your own.

Lodging: Carat Hotel Munich

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Carat Hotel Munich is located in the city center, close to Marienplatz and the main railway station. The pedestrian zone and many places of interest can all be accessed easily on foot. The Sendlinger Tor underground station is only 200 meters from the hotel, with connections to the following locations; Main railway station: 2 minutes, Marienplatz: 2 minutes, Olympic center: 13 minutes, New Exhibition Center/ICM: 18 minutes, airport: 45 minutes.

Contact info:
Lindwurmstrasse 13
Munich, D-80337 Germany
phone: +49 89 230 380
web: www.carat-hotel-muenchen.de

Room amenities: Each room has a television, telephone, mini bar, wireless LAN (for a fee) and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a bar, 24-hour front desk, newspapers, terrace, safety deposit box, room service, laundry and dry cleaning services, wireless Internet hotspot in public areas (free of charge) and Internet access with printing facility in the lobby.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance in making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. 800-241-1404

Check out time: 10:00 AM

Day Eleven: Sunday, December 15 - Alte Pinakothek / Farewell Christmas Dinner
Breakfast: In the hotel dining room.

Morning: This morning we will have a guided excursion through the cabinet gallery works at the Alte Pinakothek, Munich's most important art museum. A special architectural feature of the Alte Pinakothek is the parallel succession of large galleries and smaller cabinet galleries. We will be introduced to the "cabinet gallery works," small, yet fine, important masterpieces from artists such as Giotto, Fra Angelico, Brueghel, van Dyck, Rubens, Rembrandt, Ruysdael, and Hals.

Lunch: Explore local fare on your own.

Afternoon: This afternoon we will be introduced to Advent traditions of the Bavarian region as a local expert takes us "off the beaten path" in Munich's Old Town. We will learn about age-old Christmas customs and taste some typical holiday delicacies.

Dinner: We end our stay in Munich with a farewell Christmas dinner at a traditional restaurant in the heart of the city and enjoy the region's traditional holiday specialties.

Lodging: Carat Hotel Munich

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day Twelve: Monday, December 16 - Departures
Breakfast: In the hotel dining room.

In Transit: Transfer to Munich's Franz Josef Strauss airport (MUC) for departures.

Meals Included: Breakfast


Free Time Opportunities


Munich
Dachau MemorialThe Memorial Site on the grounds of the former concentration camp was established in 1965 with initiative of and in accordance with the plans of the surviving prisoners who had joined together to form the Comité International de Dachau. The Bavarian state government provided financial support. Between 1996 and 2003 a new exhibition on the history of the Dachau concentration camp was created, following the leitmitof of the "Path of Prisoners."
For additional information, visit: www.kz-gedenkstaette-dachau.de
Kunstareal MunichThe Kunstareal art district, close to the old city center, is where all of Munich's largest art museums are located. The construction of a number of these museums began in the early 19th century, during the reign of King Ludwig I of Bavaria, under the direction of architect Leo von Klenze. Today, the large complex of museum buildings houses the Old Pinakothek (Alte Pinakothek), the New Pinakothek (Neue Pinakothek) and the Modern Pinakothek (Pinakothek der Moderne). It also holds a Glyptothek, the State Antiquities Collection of Ancient Greek, Etruscan and Roman art (Staatliche Antikensammlungen), the Lenbach House (Lenbachhaus), and the Brandhorst Museum, along with a number of art galleries.
For additional information, visit: www.pinakothek.de
Salzburg
Residenz PalaceThe Residenz Palace was the home of medieval bishops. Open to the public are state rooms of the Residenz that were formerly used by Salzburg's prince archbishops as reception rooms and living quarters, and the Residenz Gallery with presents a fabulous collection of paintings by European artists of the 16th-19th centuries.
For additional information, visit: www.salzburg-burgen.at/en/
Vienna
Leopold MuseumThe Leopold collection is one of the most important collections of modern Austrian art in the world. More than 5000 exhibits were collected by Rudolf and Elisabeth Leopold over five decades, which were consolidated in 1994 to become the Leopold Museum Private Foundation. This museum contains the largest Egon Schiele collection in the world, together with major works by Gustav Klimt, Oskar Kokoschka, Richard Gerstl and Albin Egger-Lienz, and holds masterpieces of the Viennese Secessionist Movement, the Viennese Modernist Movement and the Austrian Expressionist Movement.
For additional information, visit: www.leopoldmuseum.org
Sigmund Freud MuseumFor almost half a century, from 1891 to 1938, Dr. Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis, lived and worked in his home before he was forced to emigrate following the Anschluss. This house, which was both his office and private apartment, is now a museum. Thanks to Dr. Freud's daughter Anna, the museum holds the original furniture from his waiting room, nearly eighty pieces of Freud's collection of antiques and some of his personal belongings. Also available for viewing in the museum's media room are the few existing original film and sound recordings of Sigmund Freud and his family.
For additional information, visit: www.freud-museum.at
Spanish Riding SchoolHoused in the Imperial Palace, the Spanish Riding School is the only institution in the world which has practiced for 430 years and continues to cultivate classical equitation in the Renaissance tradition of the haute école. The objective is to study the way the horse naturally moves and to cultivate the highest levels of haute école elegance the horse is capable of through systematic training. The result creates an unparalleled harmony between rider and horse, as only Vienna's Spanish Riding School achieves. Performances, morning exercises and guided tours are available.
For additional information, visit: www.srs.at/en/

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