Munich | Salzburg | Vienna | Venice | December 1 – December 8, 2024
Venice Extension: December 8–10, 2024
You’re invited to an intimate gathering in three of the most elegant cities in the world: Munich, Salzburg and Vienna. (Not to mention an optional extension to Venice!)
Join Chief Income Strategist Marc Lichtenfeld of The Oxford Club and travel guide extraordinaire Fritz Satran on an extraordinary financial wealth tour through Europe’s most historic and beautiful cities. From the modern marvels of Munich to the timeless charm of Salzburg, the grandeur of Vienna and the romantic canals of Venice, this unforgettable journey will open your eyes to new investment opportunities, cultural experiences and personal enrichment.
Together we will explore the secrets the Austrian and Swiss wealth experts use to preserve their wealth even amid financial chaos. And we will open doors for you – in the enchanting setting of European grandeur – that would be difficult for you to open on your own.
During the trip, Marc will share his expert insights on generating consistent income streams, building generational wealth and navigating the ever-changing financial landscape. Through private seminars and exclusive networking events, you’ll gain valuable knowledge and strategies to secure your financial future.
But this tour is more than just a financial education… It’s also a chance to immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Europe, savor its culinary delights and explore some of the world’s most iconic landmarks. From the Bavarian Alps to the baroque splendor of Vienna, every moment will be a feast for the senses.
Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn from the best, connect with like-minded individuals and create memories that will last a lifetime. Secure your spot today and embark on a journey that will transform your financial outlook and enrich your life.
Sunday, December 1: Fly to Munich
Depart the USA on overnight flights to Munich.
Monday, December 2: Arrive in Munich
Arrive this morning in the charming and sophisticated city of Munich, and go to the city’s newest five-star accommodation, the Rosewood Munich. Housed in two landmark historic buildings, one of which was previously a magnificent aristocratic residence, the Rosewood has been thoughtfully redesigned to celebrate the grandeur and vibrant culture of this extraordinary city.
The afternoon is yours to relax and enjoy! You could take advantage of the hotel’s tranquil indoor pool or let yourself experience true pampering with one of its renowned Asaya Spa signature massages to emerge refreshed and rejuvenated for the night ahead.
In the evening, attend a private welcome cocktail reception at the hotel where you’ll have the opportunity to greet your fellow travelers and hosts for this tour. Then we’ll embark on a culinary adventure at the iconic local restaurant Spatenhaus an der Oper – serving traditional Bavarian specialties and its famous Spaten beer. After dinner, explore one of the most famous Christmas markets in the world – the Christkindlmarkt at Marienplatz. This is a traditional European Christmas market at its very best – you’ll find all manner of stalls selling crafts, sweets, cakes, food, mulled wine and other delights. Perfect for a sweet treat and a nightcap to kick off our festive journey!
Tuesday, December 3: Munich to Salzburg
Depart our Munich hotel this morning via private luxury motorcoach on a short, scenic drive to Salzburg.
It’s been said that the atmosphere in Salzburg “is permeated with beauty, drama and art.” The entire city is a wondrous alpine stage and one that you will enjoy firsthand. Upon arriving in the city, enjoy a hearty lunch in the heart of the old town at Sternbräu, a local institution that dates back to1542 but is today serving modern Austrian cuisine thoughtfully overseen by chef Michael Pratter. Then it’s on to your home for the next two nights, considered by Travel & Leisure magazine to be one of the top 100 hotels in the world – the Hotel Goldener Hirsch. Filled with original antiques, this stylish and dignified five-star hotel is a former 15th-century guesthouse. The Goldener Hirsch is located on one of Salzburg’s most charming streets, with beautifully decorated boutiques and inviting cafés just outside your door.
Tonight, stroll through Salzburg’s 500-year-old Christmas market, with its sweet smell of roasted almonds, hot chestnuts, mulled wine and “glogg.” Wander through the traditional wood stalls and enjoy the convivial spirit of the market, accompanied by the strains of musicians playing French horn and trombone. Later, a special experience awaits as you have the opportunity to attend a Mozart concert here in the city of the famed composer’s birth.
Wednesday, December 4: Salzburg
Behind every corner, winding passageway and alley in Salzburg, a story is waiting to be told. That is why this morning you’ll be treated to a private walking tour of this city’s delightful streets, squares, churches and monuments. Only a few visitors to Salzburg get this true insider’s glimpse into this old-world cultural mecca. Following the city tour, return to the hotel for a cozy lunch in the hotel’s signature restaurant.
During your free afternoon, take some time to continue exploring Salzburg, or rest and prepare for the exciting evening ahead. Later, gather with your fellow travelers for an elegant dinner at St. Peter Stiftskulinarium. Founded in the year 803 and first owned by none other than Charlemagne, St. Peter’s is a Salzburg institution, blending traditional Austrian cuisine with modern culinary styles and a well-curated wine list. You might even have the chance to try the famous Salzburger Nockerl, an impossibly fluffy soufflé-like dessert served with tasty lingonberry cream.
Thursday, December 5: Salzburg to Vienna
After a leisurely morning, depart by first-class, high-speed train for Vienna. You’ll only need to bring your hand luggage today, as your main suitcases will be whisked off by private luggage transport and will be waiting for you in your hotel room. Snacks will be provided while aboard the train.
Described as sophisticated, cultured and timeless, Vienna has truly earned its reputation as one of the grandest cities in the world. You’ll spend the next three days discovering its history and old-world charms. Upon arriving in Vienna, check in to the luxuriously grand Hotel Bristol. Hotel Bristol’s more than 100-year history and city-center location next to the Vienna State Opera ensure a memorable stay. You’ll be a stone’s throw from Vienna’s cultural monuments, like the Gothic St. Stephen’s Cathedral, and its shopping paradises, including the famous “Kohlmarkt.” The city will be absolutely sparkling in Christmas lights and awash in holiday cheer.
You are free to relax for the afternoon or step just outside the doors of the hotel and stroll the magnificent 19th-century Ringstrasse, lined with grand buildings, monuments and parks. But don’t be too tempted by all the amazing things to do in Vienna because you’ll need time to get ready for an especially fun evening. Tonight, you’ll journey to the outskirts of town for a private dinner at one of Austria’s famous Heurigers. In the German language, the word “gemütlichkeit” conveys the idea of warmth, friendliness and good cheer. Nowhere is the spirit of gemütlichkeit more apparent than in the convivial atmosphere of a Heuriger, as we gather with friends to enjoy good wine, delicious food, festive music and the warmth of the holiday season.
Friday, December 6: Vienna
There is no better way for you to absorb the genius and application of the Austrian school of economics than to be at its epicenter. This morning, after a delicious breakfast in the hotel, we’ll begin our informative financial seminar in a specially designated conference room for our group. You’ll hear valuable advice from Oxford Club Chief Income Strategist Marc Lichtenfeld. A sought-after media guest, Marc has appeared on CNBC and Fox Business as well as in the pages of The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s. He is also the author of the international bestseller Get Rich with Dividends and heads The Oxford Income Letter, the flagship newsletter based on his proprietary 10-11-12 system.
Our informative seminar will conclude with a light lunch served at the hotel. During our free afternoon, you can choose to explore the city on your own or join our local expert guides for a walking tour. Wind your way past the Belvedere Palace, which houses the world’s largest and most valuable collection of paintings by Gustav Klimt, and stand in the shadow of the iconic Hofburg Palace, former imperial residence of the Habsburg dynasty. The opportunities to experience art and culture are almost unlimited in this amazing city.
Tonight, a special occasion awaits as we’ll break into small groups for dinner. This gives us the chance to visit some local favorites that most tourists will never see. After dinner, perhaps you’ll want to visit one of Vienna’s lovely Christmas markets. You’ll be joining the Viennese and visitors from all over the world strolling among the elaborately decorated buildings and enjoying the wonderful atmosphere. Every day and night, festive concerts spread the holiday cheer!
Saturday, December 7: Vienna
Today you’ll continue your exclusive insider’s tour of Vienna by visiting some of its well-known and lesser-known but equally stunning treasures. The day will begin at the famous Spanish Riding School. Started in the 16th century, this traditional riding school is the oldest of its kind and named for its Spanish Lipizzaner horses.
Next we will embark on a visit to the world-famous Kunsthistorisches Museum, home to a fascinating collection of objects and artwork spanning five millennia. Our scheduled activities will end after the museum visit, giving you a chance to explore Vienna’s historic center on your own. Perhaps you’ll want to finish all of your holiday shopping in the Christmas markets, visit that special art gallery or become part of Vienna’s famed café culture, sipping hot chocolate and watching the crowds stroll by. Whatever your pleasure, leave yourself plenty of time to get ready for an amazing night ahead.
Unless you know someone, very few people ever get invited to a private home for dinner when they visit Vienna. Tonight you are to dine in a private palace. You will be joined by your hosts and fellow Members in one of the grandest private homes in Vienna. Surrounded by beautiful artwork and ornate architecture, you’ll step into the past… complete with exquisite service and fine cuisine. This night will truly be one you’ll remember forever.
Sunday, December 8: Depart Vienna
Say a fond farewell to friends and fellow travelers as our tour ends this morning. Transfer to the airport for your flight back to the U.S., or choose to join our optional extension to the lovely city of Venice.
OPTIONAL VENICE EXTENSION
Sunday, December 8: Fly to Venice
A short flight whisks us from Vienna to the enchanting city of Venice, truly a place like none other on Earth. Transfer by private motor launch to our home for the next two days, the Monaco & Grand Canal Hotel. Now owned by the famous Benetton family, this opulent hotel has been accommodating travelers in classic Venetian luxury since the 1600s. Enjoy stunning views of the Grand Canal and the perfect location from which to explore this charming city.
For today’s lunch, we’ll visit a small, local restaurant where you can sample some delicious Venetian delicacies. Then our local expert guide will lead us in a short exploration of the area around St. Mark’s Square, which Napoleon once referred to as “the drawing room of Europe.” Dinner tonight will be at the historic Trattoria alla Madonna, which has been serving delectable seafood dishes to discerning city visitors since 1954.
Monday, December 9: Venice
Today meet our local art expert for a tour of the Grand Canal by private boat. Our first stop is the island of Murano, where the unique Venetian method of producing glass has been practiced for centuries. We’ll visit a working factory here and see this beautiful art form in action. Afterward we’ll continue to Burano Island, the most picturesque of the Venetian Lagoon islands. Famous for its lacemaking industry, this pretty fishing village’s streets and canals are lined with pastel-colored houses. Then, cross a charming footbridge for lunch and an exclusive wine tasting on the island of Mazzorbo.
After returning to the hotel, the remainder of the afternoon is free for shopping, sightseeing or exploring. Tonight, celebrate friends old and new as we gather for an unforgettable dinner in an iconic Venetian restaurant.
Tuesday, December 10: Depart Venice
The time has come to depart for home, with fond memories of our travels. Individual transfers to the airport will be arranged this morning.
“The World Is a Book – And Those Who Do Not Travel Read Only One Page” – St. Augustine
I fully expect this tour to sell out. And considering both Marc and Fritz will be joining us on this one, I think tickets will go even faster.
So don’t hesitate. This is the invitation you’ve been waiting for!
The trip includes luxury hotel accommodations, at least two meals each day (including beverages), sightseeing in each location, cocktail receptions and special events, round-trip airport transfers, and two half-day investment seminars led by Marc…
All for the reasonable price of $5,800 per person, with a $200 discount for Chairman’s Circle Members.
Oxford Club Chairman’s Circle Members will save $200 per person.
(Plus, for an additional fee of just $895, you can add the Venice extension to your itinerary.)
And there’s one thing I really want to emphasize…
This is more than just an ordinary trip. The experiences you have and the insights you gain will transform your life forever.
You don’t want to miss our Christmas market adventure! To learn more or to register, call Maggie Stephens at 800.638.7640, ext. 125, or email email@example.com.
I look forward to greeting you in Munich!
Executive Event Director, The Oxford Club