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Fire and Voice Choir Festival

An international festiaval of choirs in the UNESCO Biosphere reserve Salzburger Lungau

4 days / 3 nights
from € 189,00

Bookable: June

International choir Festival with concert and mountain service in the Salzburgerland Alps

“Fire & Voice” is a special event for choirs and people who like singing or choir music of various forms, and runs from Friday 13th June to Sunday 15th June 2014. The title describes the combination of open fires, torchlit processions, and candlelight (“Fire”) and the music provided by the women’s choirs, men’s choirs, and mixed choirs (“Voice”).

Day 1:
  • Arrival. Welcome to the ****Wastlwirt Romantic Hotel & Spa. Move into your cosy room and relax on the wellness island with its large indoor pool.
  • Welcome drink at about 06.00 pm with hotel information and slide show about the range of things to see and do in Southern Salzburgerland and the UNESCO certified biosphere Lungau.
  • Then a sumptuous Salzburg meal; a 5 course dinner with traditional folk music.
Day 2:
  • Fortified by a delicious breakfast from the Rauchkuchl, you then experience one of the typical traditional events in Lungau (dependent on your holiday dates). In the afternoon, enjoy a special Lungau farm visit. The farmer, Martina welcomes you to the Neuhauseralm, and after a look around the farm, there are then horse-drawn carriage rides and short walks, for example around the Neuhauser pool, with a view of the fascinating Lungau mountains. After that,  traditional Alpine hut entertainment in the Almstadl with a traditional snack, accompanied by folk music.
  • On your return to the Wastlwirt, there is still time to rest and relax on the wellness island.
  • Event "Fire & Voice" on the market square: song, music, and tradition under the light of lanterns, candles, and torches.
  • Then the pleasure culinarium from the Rauchkuchl – the unique show kitchen, serving up typical specialities of the region.
Day 3:
  • After a delicious breakfast from the Rauchkuchl, you take a gondola lift trip up the Speiereck in St Michael. This is followed by a mountain church service and easy walk with choral offerings in the fabulous mountains of Lungau.
  • Rest and relax on the wellness island.
  • Pleasure culinarium from the Rauchkuchl.
  • Concerts given by choirs and groups of instrumentalists in churches, halls, and in historic places.
Day 4:
  • Large procession with lots of bands, the historic guard of riflemen, and the legendary Lungau giant Samson. Join in with the singing at the festival church service and the final celebrations, when men and women singers from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic combine to form a choir of 1000 singers.
  • Following that, the choirs and brass bands play and sing on squares in the village in St Michael and in the Wastlwirt garden.
  • In the course of the afternoon, it is then time to say goodbye to the Wastlwirt and to Lungau.
p.P. in a double room from 189,-
+ Local taxtes p.P./day 2,-
Single room-Addition p. night from 20,-
Additional night from 59,-
Special farm visit to the Neuhausergut with horse-drawn carriage ride and Alpine hut entertainment in the Almstadl, including traditional snack and folk music 29,-
Wine cellar evening: a tour through the Austrian wine areas, given by the hotel manager Rudi Baier 19,-
Package "Fire and Voice" 20,-
Cable car ride - group rate (price per person) 8,-
Services included
  • 3 x nights accommodation in the 4* Wastlwirt with bath/toilet, bathrobe in your room
  • Wastlwirt sumptuous half board and breakfast in the "Rauchkuchl" (Live-Shos kitchen till 10.30 a.m.), hearty midday snack and culinary delights at night
  • Use of the wellness island
  • Cosy bathrobe
  • Free wifi in the lobby, bar and sun terrace
  • Daily weather forcast and tips for the day
  • Storage for your sports equipment
  • 1x Welcome drink with slideshow
  • 1x Late Night Wellness
  • 1x Romance Dinner with cozy atmosphere in our historical wine cellar
  • 1 free space for the tour guide or bus driver (from 20 persons)
  • Luggage service
  • All-Inklusive services for driver and tour guide
  • Lungau round trip with your host, Rudi Baier
  • Picture- & Textmaterial for your marketing