"When will you realize...Vienna waits for you." - Billy Joel
Day 1: Fly to Austria
Fly to Vienna: Meet your group and travel on an overnight flight to Vienna.
Day 2: Vienna
Arrive in Vienna: Welcome to Vienna, Austria’s capital. From Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalysis to Alfred Adler’s school of individual psychology, the city has long played an important role in the history of psychotherapy.
Explore Vienna: Your Tour Director introduces you to your new surroundings during a lively walking tour. See the Vienna State Opera House which has a history dating back to the mid-19th century. Pass through Kärntner Strasse, central Vienna’s most famous shopping street. Then, admire the 700-year-old St. Stephen’s Cathedral, where Mozart was married in 1782.
Dinner: Tonight, gather with your group for a delicious meal.
Day 3: Vienna
Sightseeing tour of Vienna: Ready to see Vienna through the eyes of an analyst? Have your notepads handy as an expert local guide leads you on a tour of Vienna’s most iconic spots. Visit the Ringstrasse, a series of wide boulevards commissioned by Emperor Franz Josef in 1857. You’ll see the Parliament, the flower-adorned Rathaus (City Hall), and the Hofburg, where the Habsburg dynasty prevailed.
Schönbrunn Palace: Visit Schönbrunn Palace, where Marie Antoinette spent her childhood. When the 6-year-old Mozart performed here he told the future Queen of France, “I’ll marry you when I’m grown up!” After viewing the elegant interior, stroll through the palace’s beautifully landscaped gardens.
Viktor Frankl Institute Museum: This museum is dedicated to Viktor Frankl, the neurologist and psychiatrist who founded logotherapy. During your visit, you’ll learn all about this form of existential analysis and how it places a priority on finding meaning in one’s life.
Day 4: Vienna
Sigmund Freud Museum: Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of this museum, which tells the story of Freud’s life along with the history of psychoanalysis. You’ll be able to see the rooms where he lived for 47 years as well as his former practice.
The Sigmund Freud Tour: During this guided walking tour, you’ll get to visit some of Freud’s favorite haunts around the city. You’ll learn all about his daily life, seeing everything from his patients’ homes to the Vienna Psychoanalytic Ambulatorium, which served as his free clinic.
Day 5: Vienna | London
Fly to London: Welcome to London, a city of 8 million people that has become one of the world’s great melting pots while maintaining its own distinct character that’s all its own.