Operetta Heaven Holidays

  Tailor-Made Holidays 
   for Lovers of Opera, Operetta 
  and Classical Music
   from C and H Travel Ltd

Tailor-Made Holidays for Music Lovers...

Whether you prefer to travel independently or on an escorted holiday we will organise everything for you, to meet your own individual preferences. 

For more than 20 years we have specialised in organising unforgettable holidays in Austria, Hungary and Germany. We can also organise tailor-made musical holidays to most European destinations on request.  Simply contact us with your requirements. Some of our most popular holidays are featured on this website, but we can offer much more!

Opera / Operetta Breaks in Baden bei Wien (Near Vienna)

Independent and Escorted Holidays Available

The elegant and historic spa town of Baden bei Wien is situated at the heart of the Vienna Woods 17km south of Vienna.

Baden has a very rich musical and cultural heritage and was very popular with many composers including Beethoven, Schubert, Johann Strauss, Carl Zeller and many more.

The Baden Stadt-theater offers a year-round programme of Operas, Operettas, Musicals and Concerts.  Every summer it hosts an Operetta Festival featuring works from the Golden and Silver Operetta Era alongside musical comedies and musicals.

There is a direct tram route to the centre of Vienna so it is very easy to enjoy the delights of the Capital City of Music while staying in the beautiful surroundings of Baden

In July and August each year it is also possible to attend the Lakeside Festival at Morbisch (Operetta and Musicals), the Opera Festival at  St Margarethen, near Eisenstadt, and the Klosterneuberg Opera Festival, near Vienna whilst staying in Baden.

Bad Ischl (Austria) and the Lehar Operetta Festival

Independent and Escorted Holidays Available

The historic Spa town of Bad Ischl is located in the stunningly beautiful Salzkammergut region of lakes and mountains, about 1 hour from Salzburg, city of music and birthplace of Mozart.

The town was a great favourite of Emperor Franz Josef who spent many summers here.  Many composers, artists, musicians and performers owned villas in the town including Brahms, Bruckner, Johann Strauss, Emmerich Kalman, Oscar Straus, Robert Stolz, Richard Tauber and many more.  The composer Franz Lehar lived here for over 35 years and wrote many of his best loved works here. 
Bad Ischl is very proud of its culture and traditions and retains the charm and elegance of a bygone era.

The annual Lehar Festival is an extremely popular event every summer offering fully staged productions to the highest standards.

Opera Holidays in Vienna

Tailor-made breaks to enjoy Opera, Operetta and Classical Concerts in the Capital City of Music

Vienna, capital city of Austria is world-renowned for music of outstanding quality. Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Johann Strauss and many other composers lived and worked here.  The Vienna State Opera, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and the Vienna Volksoper are some of the greatest musical institutions in the world.

Vienna is a wonderful city to visit at any time of year with world-class attractions including opulent palaces, superb museums and galleries, excellent shopping and countless restaurants and traditional Viennese Cafés.

In July and August each year it is also possible to attend the Morbisch Festival (Operetta and Musicals), the Opera Festival at  St Margarethen, near Eisenstadt, and the Klosterneuberg Opera Festival, near Vienna whilst staying in Vienna.

Opera, Operetta, Classical Music in Berlin

Independent and Occasional Escorted Holidays

With three Opera Houses and eight major orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Berlin is a paradise for Classical Music lovers from around the world.

Berlin is a vibrant and fascinating city to visit at any time of year.  There is always a wide selection of classical music to enjoy.  For Opera and Ballet Lovers the Berlin State Opera and the Deutsche Oper offer a full repertoire of classic and modern works.  The Komische Oper offers a mixed repertoire of Opera and Operetta along with occasional Musicals.  

For lovers of orchestral music, the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra heads an outstanding list of orchestras and ensembles performing in a variety of concert venues, from lavish palaces to ultra-modern state of the art concert halls.

The Bregenz Opera Festival (Austria)

Independent holidays visiting the world famous Opera Festival at Bregenz

Bregenz is a small but bustling and cosmopolitan city located on the shores of Lake Constance at the most westerly point of Austria, bordering Germany to the north (Lindau) and Switzerland and the Alps to the south. 

Bregenz is the home to the world renowned Bregenz Festival held in July and August each year.  Lavish Opera performances are held on the world’s largest floating stage at the lakeside.  The Festival also features concerts and other events.

Opera, Operetta, Classical Music in Dresden

Independent Holidays that can be combined with a visit to Berlin

The German city of Dresden is situated on the banks of the River Elbe, near the Czech border.  Dresden has a long history as the capital and royal residence for the Electors and Kings of Saxony, who for centuries furnished the city with cultural and artistic splendour. The city was known as the Jewel Box, because of its Baroque and Rococo city centre.

Since the city was extensively damaged during the Second World War many of the most important buildings have been painstakingly restored to their former glory.

Opera, Operetta and Classical Music in Budapest

Independent holidays visiting the Hungarian Capital

Known as the Jewel of the Danube, Hungary's romantic and historic capital city is often described as the most beautiful city in Europe.  

Formerly two cities, Buda and Pest, sit either side of the mighty Danube.  They were amalgamated in 1873.  Budapest is also known as the city of spas, uniquely rich in thermal waters providing excellent medicinal therapies.  Budapest's musical heritage includes the composers Liszt, Kodaly, Bartok and Erkel.  Both Lehar and Kalman were born in Hungary and their works are regularly included in the repertoire of the Budapest Operetta Theatre

The Hungarian State Opera House is one of the most beautiful in the world.

Opera, Operetta and Classical Music in Other European Destinations

Tailor-made holidays to your own requirements

Whilst we mainly offer musical holidays in Austria, Germany and Hungary we can also organise personalised tailor-made holidays to many European destinations of your choice.  Recent destinations have included Paris, Milan, Verona, Rome, Monte Carlo, Amsterdam.  The choice is yours.

Simply contact us with your requirements and we will put together a personalised package for you.

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