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Program #18425RJ
15 Days | 14 Nights
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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.
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Marlene Feb 14, 2015 at 11:47 PM

Just booked this for the 15 May departure. Will be spending a few days in Salzburg prior to joining the tour. Plan to arrive in Vienna 15 May. Looking forward to meeting you all. Also looking at opportunities to attend performances not included in the tour.

bethany williams Feb 05, 2015 at 02:27 PM

My husband and I are also participating in the May 15 program (from CA). Any advice about obtaining tickets to the State Opera in Vienna? The packet suggests finding ticket resellers but, so far, no luck.
Marlene Feb 28, 2015 at 12:29 AM

Hello Bethany
Marlene Feb 28, 2015 at 12:37 AM

I will be arriving in Vienna on 15 May. I was able to acquire a ticket for Mozart's "Requiem" at the Karlskirche (St. Charles Chuch) the evening of of 05/18 and am in the que for a ticket for Nabucco on 05/18. I was able to book a number of performances in many venues in the cities we will be visiting. Please contact me directly if I can be of assistance - schmidge@comcast.net

RONALD KNAPP Jan 03, 2015 at 09:12 PM

My wife and I will be participating in the May 15 program. Anyone else yet signed up? We live in New York.

RONALD KNAPP Jan 03, 2015 at 09:11 PM

We will be in Vienna for two nights before the program starts. In checking for tickets at the State Opera, I see that they go on sale to the public just two months before the needed date. Earlier purchases are for subscriptions.

Janet Stevens Dec 17, 2014 at 09:31 PM

I am enrolled for the April 24 - May 8 2015 trip. Anyone else?
Marilyn Barmash Jan 15, 2015 at 10:28 AM

Hi, Janet, I am a first-time Road Scholar from Chicago and am going on the GreatComposers of Europe trip that departs on 4/24/15. I look forward to meeting you. Marilyn Barmash
Janet Stevens Jan 15, 2015 at 01:34 PM

Marilyn: My email is janetmstevens@cogeco.ca I sent a reply to you via this site but not sure if I did it correctly.
Janet Stevens Jan 15, 2015 at 01:36 PM

ok I see it did not post. I have been on 4 Roads trips. Chicago, New York, and The Spanish Art trip to Madrid and Barcelona last March (14) I wanted to get tickets to an opera or a concert in Vienna but no having any luck so far. I am going to Vienna for 4 nights ahead to visit galleries, museums etc and to get over Jet Lag. Janet
Marilyn Barmash Jan 15, 2015 at 02:40 PM

Janet-great that you will be in Vienna for four extra days. FYI, I was able to purchases very good ticket to see Eugene Oneginat the Vienna State Opera on April 28. I purchased through the culturall site. The site tells you tickets will not be formally assigned until two months before the performance date, but I placed my order last week and already have my official booking code with my seat assignment--and my credit card has been charged. (I will pick up the ticket at the opera house the night of the performance by giving the box office staff the booking code receipt. I have also requested tickets for the Bavarian State Opera. These will be allocated approximately three months before the performance date.

Mark Pinto Sep 17, 2014 at 10:55 PM

My wife Donna and I have tickets to the Volksoper on Oct. 12 and the concert at the Musikverein on Oct. 13 and would love to travel with anyone going to either concert. This is our first trip to Europe and we're not used to taking public transit even here at home.
Thomas Soboleski Oct 06, 2014 at 02:01 PM

Hello Mark: I also have a ticket to this concert. Maybe we can go together.
Mark Pinto Oct 06, 2014 at 02:40 PM

Which concert are you going to, Thomas? Either one would be great.
Thomas Soboleski Oct 08, 2014 at 09:26 AM

Oct. 13, at Musikverein. See you soon!

Anita MacDonnell Jul 19, 2014 at 09:45 PM

I am leaving from Boston October 9, Anyone else?

Thomas Soboleski Jun 27, 2014 at 10:22 AM

I am going on this trip Oct 9. I'm interested in learning who will be my travel mates. Also looking for a roommate. Flying from NY.

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