Quaint Villages and Lively Cities
Journey through spectacular mountain scenery and picturesque cities as you experience the enchanting Alpine cultures of Switzerland, Austria and Bavaria. Spend four nights each in the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bern and the charming Alpine city of Innsbruck. Walk the halls of the 13th-century Château de Chillon, a princely residence on the shores of Lake Geneva. Ride the legendary GoldenPass Panoramic Train from Montreux to the Alpine ski resort Gstaad. Explore Lucerne, the “Swiss Paradise on the Lake.” Visit Mozart’s birthplace and the Mirabell Gardens, featured in the “Sound of Music,” during your time in Salzburg. See the fairy-tale castle, Neuschwanstein. Visit Oberammergau, a picture-perfect traditional German Alpine village. Sample traditional regional cuisine, including cheese fondue, at some of the oldest and most famous restaurants in Europe.
April 2019 through November 2018 | $2199 based on double occupancy. Inquire for Solo Rates
Hotel, Transfers Excursions, Most Meals, Guided Tour
Flights, Gratuity, Alcohol, Excluded Meals
What to Expect
This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up stairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.
All countries on this tour are 6 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time.
The highest elevation is Mt. Pilatus at 7,000 ft.
The currency is the Euro everywhere except in Switzerland where the Swiss Franc is used.
The electrical current in the countries visited this tour is 220-240 Volts
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Ride the GoldenPass Panoramic Train from Montreux to Gstaad.
Walk the halls of the legendary, medieval Château de Chillon, located on the shores of Lake Geneva.
Witness the musical tradition of Austria during a Tyrolean folklore show.
Spend a day exploring Salzburg’s historic past and charming old town.
Enjoy a walking tour of Lucerne’s Altstadt (Old Town).
Travel to Bavaria and see the famous Neuschwanstein Castle.
IT’S YOUR CHOICE
In Innsbruck choose between two leisurely walking tours. You may focus on the city’s history and popular attractions or explore its unique architecture and structures.
Savor a dinner featuring local cuisine such as traditional cheese fondue.
Enjoy traditional cuisine in one of Bern’s great restaurants.
Delight in dinner at the 1,200-year-old St. Peter’s Restaurant, Austria’s oldest.