HIGHLIGHTS OF AUSTRIA ESCORTED TOUR

9 day /7 night tour - with guaranteed departures!


Highlights

Highlights of Austria

A vacation in Austria bestows many moments of bliss that will remain with you long after you leave. A selection of extraordinary travel experiences, stunning vistas, imposing Alpine peaks, beautiful lakes, majestic rivers and historical cities will ensure that your trip will be an impressing and unforgettable moment in your life.

Tour Highlights

  • GUARANTEED DEPARTURES.
  • Eight (8) meals - Breakfast & Dinner.
  • Sightseeing includes Munich, Passau, Linz, Durstein, Melk, Vienna, Salzburg, Berchtesgaden and Chiemsee.
  • Maximum group size of twenty four (24) participants.
  • Private tour of same itinerary can be arranged, call for prices.

Highlights of Austria Tour Includes

  • Arrival transfer from Munich Airport to Munich Hotel on day 02.
  • Seven (7) nights accommodations in superior and first class hotels.
  • Breakfast daily, except for morning of arrival).
  • Traditional Bavarian dinner in Munich.
  • Transportation by car, minivan or bus for duration (depending on number of participants).
  • English speaking tour guide on days 03-08 (driver/guide for groups of 7 or less).
  • Admission to Eagle's Nest.
  • Admission to Abbey Melk.
  • Ticket for cable car to Mount Zwolferhorn.
  • Visit a local brewery for a beer tasting.
  • Touring including Marienplatz Square, Mirabell Gardens, scenic drives of Lake Wolfgang and the Bavarian mountains.
  • Luggage handling.
  • Portfolio of travel documents.

Itinerary

Day 01, Wednesday: U.S. - Munich

Depart U.S. for your overnight flight to Munich, Germany. Dinner will be served on board. Tours purchased on a land only basis begin on day 02.

Day 02, Thursday: Arrive Munich

Morning arrival into Munich. Transfer to our hotel, with the remainder of the day to enjoy independently. Overnight in Munich at the Hotel Holiday Inn Munich City Centre.

Day 03, Friday: Munich

After breakfast we visit the city's main attractions, concluding the tour at the Marienplatz square with its famous clock tower. The capital of Bavaria State, Munich, is famous for its Oktoberfest, which is celebrated annually in September. The afternoon is free to explore at your leisure. In the evening we enjoy a traditional Bavarian dinner. Accommodation at the Hotel Holiday Inn Munich City Centre.

Day 04, Saturday: Munich - Passau - Linz

In the morning we travel to Passau. This city, on the border between Germany and Austria, has a very privileged location on the Danube, the Inn and the Ilz rivers. In the afternoon we cross the Austrian border to the city of Linz, a picturesque town on the banks of the Danube river. Accommodation at the Arcotel Nike.

Day 05, Sunday: Linz - Dürnstein - Melk - Vienna

After breakfast we enjoy a short stop at the village of Dürnstein, nestled in the heart of the magnificent Wachau Valley. The charming town of Dürnstein offers the unique combination of a breathtaking scenery and traditional architecture. It was in the Kuenringer Castle, whose ruins still overlook Dürnstein, that the English King Richard Lionheart was held prisoner. We continue to Melk for a short visit to the famous Abbey. Finally we arrive the magnificent capital of Austria. Accommodation at the Hotel Arcotel Wimberger.

Day 06, Monday: Vienna

Sightseeing tour of Vienna. We admire the Opera, Hofburg Palace, Heroes Gate, Parliament, the Council and the other attractions. Afternoon free to explore Vienna at your leisure. At night attend a gala dinner accompanied by live classical music (optional, not included). Accommodation at the Hotel Arcotel Wimberger.

Day 07, Tuesday: Vienna - Lake District - Salzburg

In the morning we continue to the Lake District and ascend Mount Zwölferhorn by cable car to enjoy wonderful views over the Lake Wolfgang. Continue to the city of Salzburg, where the genius composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born. Sightseeing tour with examples of breathtaking Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque artistry. Our visit also includes the world famous Mirabell Gardens and we see the house where Mozart grew up. Accommodation at the Hotel NH Salzburg City.

Day 08, Wednesday: Salzburg - Berchtesgaden - Chiemsee - Munich

After breakfast we travel along the Königsee River Valley, through the Bavarian mountains, along romantic farmhouses to Obersalzberg. Special buses and an elevator will bring us to the Eagle´s Nest. From there we continue to Lake Chiemsee, the “Bavarian Sea” for a short stop. The program ends at Munich Airport, around 6:00 pm. Overnight at Mövenpick Munich Airport.

Day 09, Thursday: Munich - U.S.

After breakfast, make your way to the airport for your return flight home.

Optionals

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Pricing

Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply.

Post night hotel is at the Mövenpick Munich Airport. You will need to arrange your own transfer to the airport. This city center hotel does not offer a shuttle service to the airport and a taxi would be required. Alternate hotels may incur supplements.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Lunches
  • Departure transfer
  • Tips to driver/guide

Airfare

Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start / end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.

Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) month from date of departure.

Departures & Transfers

Departure date is the date one would depart from the US. Tour begins in Europe one day later.

 
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