Salzburg Opera Festival

Salzburg Opera Festival

Every summer, the Salzburg Opera Festival transforms the city of Mozart into a massive stage for the world’s most sophisticated and prestigious music festival. This four-day European extension features Ker & Downey’s exclusive behind-the-scenes access and VIP treatment amid the city’s internationally renowned festivities and productions.

Suggested Itinerary-at-a-glance:

  • Day 1:

    Arrive Salzburg / Hotel Sacher Salzburg

  • Day 2:

    Salzburg / Hotel Sacher Salzburg (B)

  • Day 3:

    Salzburg / Hotel Sacher Salzburg (B)

  • Day 4:

    Salzburg / Departure (B)

Itinerary Description:

Since its inception in 1920, the Salzburg Opera Festival has been heralded as the finest international music festival the world has to offer. Between the months of July and August every year, more than 200 events held in unique venues throughout the city welcome a total of over 250,000 of the world's foremost music aficionados and upper social echelons. With Ker & Downey's signature VIP treatment and exclusive behind-the-scenes access, experience the festival and surrounding Austrian highlights like a true celebrity.

Upon arrival in Salzburg, enjoy a formal meet and greet with your VIP host and art expert, Her Imperial and Royal Highness Archduchess Elmerice of Austria. HRH Archduchess Elmerice will lead you through the ins and outs of the Salzburg Opera Festival during your stay. After settling into your luxurious rooms at the Hotel Sacher Salzburg, embark on a horse drawn carriage ride through Old Town Salzburg, traveling through its charming streets to its many historic landmarks. Later on, you will be treated to a private visit of Hellbrunn Castle and a guided experience through Nonnberg Abbey, Mönchsberg, and the famous Lanz dress shop. An entire day is dedicated to driving through the fabulous alpine Austrian landscape in an antique Oldtimer, visiting Winterstellgut and the private property of Red Bull's Dietrich Mateschitz for a refined lunch amid stunning mountain views.

Every day, you will join the back-to-back luxury limousines and elegant music aficionados at some of the most sought after operas and concerts of the festival season. The sophisticated performances of the Salzburg Opera Festival are memorable not only for their superior musical quality but also their incomparable atmosphere created by the VIPs in attendance. Post-performance, enjoy exclusive reservations at the city's best restaurants, where swarms of music lovers congregate.

On your final day in Salzburg, take a private limousine to Eagle's Nest for a look into German history and soak in the beauty of Salzburg during afternoon tea in the Kempinski Hotel overlooking the Berchtesgadener Alps, the feeling of the festival still lingering in the air.

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