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Vienna Music School Trips & Tours

The city of Vienna has an historic musical tradition and always provides our music groups with an enthusiastic reception. The city hosts some of the most prestigious venues in Europe, and a school trip to Vienna is ideal for more formal groups.

The surrounding areas of the city provide a number of attractions and outstanding scenery that can be included in your itinerary. Vienna boasts stunning architecture, including Baroque castles and gardens, grand buildings, monuments and parks. It makes for a delightful concert tour destination. 

Sample itinerary

Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.

Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Morning flight from Ireland Transfer to your accommodation & check-in Explore local areas
2 Visit Mozarthaus Concert at Schonbrunn Palace Rehearsal time
3 Visit to Prater Park Concert at St Stephen's Cathedral Explore local areas
4 Visit to Spanish Riding School Transfer to airport Return flight to Ireland
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Morning Morning flight from Ireland
Afternoon Transfer to your accommodation & check-in
Evening Explore local areas
Morning Visit Mozarthaus
Afternoon Concert at Schonbrunn Palace
Evening Rehearsal time
Morning Visit to Prater Park
Afternoon Concert at St Stephen's Cathedral
Evening Explore local areas
Morning Visit to Spanish Riding School
Afternoon Transfer to airport
Evening Return flight to Ireland

On-tour support

Get even more from your trip with an NST Music Tour Manager! call us for details​

On-tour support includes...

  • Services of a See Off Representative at your departure airport

Top performance venues

St Peter’s Church

Choirs and small instrumental groups can perform a concert or sing during a mass service in this beautiful Baroque church located in the heart of the city.

Schönbrunn Palace

Groups can give a 45-minute performance on the steps of the main entrance to this famous palace as part of ‘Voices of the World’ festival.


St Stephen’s Cathedral

This impressive cathedral, with its multi-coloured tiled roof is one of the city’s most recognisable symbols. Groups can perform at midday or morning mass, followed by a short recital.


One of Vienna’s most prestigious churches and a fabulous example of neo-gothic architecture. Performances at mass or concerts can be arranged.

Top visits

Riesenrad 'Prater Park'

An ideal way to end a day! The ‘Prater Park’ is home to many rides, including the Reisenrad, which was once the largest Ferris wheel in the world. The park is open for visitors and all the rides and attractions are individually priced. A ride on the Reisenrad is highly recommended for unique views of Vienna.

Mozarthaus Vienna

Take either an English audio tour or a tailored guided tour of the ‘genius’ Mozart’s apartment in Vienna and four exhibition floors. Student groups are provided with comprehensive information on Mozart’s years in Vienna, which marked the high point in his creativity. Visitors can find out about the times in which Mozart lived and his most important works. Inside the apartment they may get an impression of how the Mozart family spent their lives.

Spanish riding school

Watch the daily practice of the world famous Lipizzaner horses.

Belvedere Palace

The Belvedere Palace was home to Crown Prince Franz Ferdinand. The two palaces and gardens are spectacular and now house one of the greatest paintings in the world – Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss as well as other works by Secession artists.

Christmas markets

December is a great time to visit Vienna with numerous Christmas markets around the city.

Evening activites

  • Bowling
  • Ice skating 
  • ...and much more!

Expert's comment

Rich in the tradition of classical music, Vienna’s wonderful churches provide sacred choirs and orchestras with prestigious concert locations.

John Kay, Concert Consultant



We offer flights from a variety of departure airports and we’ll work with you to plan your route at the best value possible.


Giving you full support throughout

Before your tour

  • Your own dedicated NST contact
  • Bespoke tour itineraries
  • Unrivalled local knowledge & expertise
  • Curriculum linked visit programmes
  • Great value for money - no hidden costs
  • Free group leader inspection visits
  • Risk assessment guidance
  • Safety assured, transport, accommodation and visits

Whilst you're away

  • Free educational resources
  • Group-friendly accommodation
  • Exceptional standards of coaching
  • On-tour support from our reps on the ground
  • Support & assistance from our specialists guides throughout your tour
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  • Extensive group travel insurance

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