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12 Night - Exploring the Alpine Countries Package

Package Details

Overview

Fly Package Tour Transfers

From $5,599* per person

Package Provider: Collette
Package Type: Tour Package
Region: Europe
Duration: 12 Nights


Description

 

 Your Tour package includes: 

·      Economy class flights from Sydney to Vienna, returning from Zurich

·      12 day Exploring the Alpine Countries tour with Collette

-      Includes 11 nights accommodation, breakfast daily, airport transfers + much more

·      Airline taxes and fees

 

 

 

Tour Itinerary 

Day 1: Vienna, Austria - Tour Begins

Your tour opens in Vienna. This evening, meet your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner featuring regional wine and a meal highlighting the local cuisine in the quaint winemaking region of Grinzing.

Accommodation: Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier

Meals: Dinner

 

Day 2: Vienna

Come to know Vienna this morning during a locally guided tour that showcases its architectural marvels. You will visit the incredible Schoenbrunn Palace and see the impressive St. Stephen's Cathedral. This afternoon enjoy free time to explore the avenues of Vienna or visit one of its many museums.

Accommodation: Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 3: Vienna - Salzburg

After a short journey through the countryside, embark upon a lovely cruise along the Danube,* one of Europe’s most important waterways. Later, make a stop at the Benedictine Melk Abbey before continuing to the “City of Music,” Salzburg. Tonight, transport back in time during a Mozart Dinner Concert in the elegant Baroque Hall of the centuries-old St. Peter’s Restaurant.

Accommodation: Arcotel Castellani

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day 4: Salzburg

Discover the splendor of Salzburg on a leisurely paced walking tour of the Old Town. Some of the amazing sights you will see along the way include the Cathedral, Mozart’s birthplace and Mirabell Gardens.

Accommodation: Arcotel Castellani

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 5: Salzburg - Munich, Germany - Oberammergau

Welcome to Germany. In Munich, feel the energy of this lively and fascinating city during a tour that highlights Olympic Park; the world-famous Glockenspiel,** and Marienplatz, a beautiful square surrounded by shops, restaurants and cafés. Later in the day, arrive at your home for the next two nights — the quaint village of Oberammergau, renowned for woodcarvings and the Passion Play. This evening, enjoy a magical dinner and a visit by a local performer from the village.

Accommodation: Alte Post Hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day 6: Oberammergau - Innsbruck, Austria - Oberammergau

Take in the scenery of the spectacular Bavarian Alps en route to enchanting Innsbruck, located in Tyrolean Austria. Walk through the charming pedestrian streets and see such landmarks as The Golden Roof on a locally guided tour. As you wind through the narrow cobblestone lanes, it is easy to understand why this city was the center of European culture and politics during the 14th century.

Accommodation: Alte Post Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 7: Oberammergau - Black Forest

Today fairytales become reality during a picture stop of Bavaria’s most famous castle, King Ludwig’s Neuschwanstein. Next you are off to the heart of the Black Forest, a region famous for its artisans who create authentic cuckoo clocks and Hummels.

Accommodation: Hotel Hofgut Sternen

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day 8: Black Forest - Zermatt, Switzerland

Welcome to Switzerland! Your first stop en route to Zermatt is at one of the most photographed castles in the world, the Château de Chillon, located on serene Lake Geneva. Later, enjoy a short train ride aboard the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn from Tasch to the relaxing pedestrian village of Zermatt in the Swiss Alps. Take a stroll and breathe in the fresh Alpine air.

Accommodation: Hotel Alex

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day 9: Zermatt

All of Zermatt is at your fingertips. It’s your choice! Explore on foot during a guided walking tour -OR- experience Zermatt independently before visiting the Matterhorn Museum to learn more about the triumph and tragedy of the first ascent of this imposing peak. The remainder of your day is at leisure.

Accommodation: Hotel Alex

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 10: Zermatt - Grimsel Pass - Lucerne

Views of glaciers, crystal clear rivers and snowcapped mountains will invigorate you as you travel through the spectacular scenery of the Grimsel Pass. Your destination is the “Swiss Paradise on the Lake,” the city of Lucerne.

Accommodation: Ameron Hotel Flora

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 11: Lucerne

Set out on a scenic walking tour of this picturesque place, including a stroll through its romantic Old Town. The remainder of the day is yours to relax or independently explore the best of Lucerne. Tonight, come together with your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner featuring local specialties and toast the end of a wonderful trip.

Accommodation: Ameron Hotel Flora

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day 12: Lucerne - Tour Ends

Your tour comes to a close today.

Meals: Breakfast

Terms & Conditions

Conditions apply. Subject to availability and change without notice. Full supplier conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only. Prices valid at the time of publication. Prices are per person based on twin share occupancy unless otherwise stated and displayed in $AUD. Member savings are calculated using the original advertised price.

Terms and conditions apply.  Prices are per person twin share in Australian dollars. Prices correct as of 22 January 2019. Other dates are available however prices on tour and flights will vary. Subject to avaiablity at the time of booking. FLights are economy class ex Sydney including all taxes and surcharges. For other departure cities please speak to your travel consultant. Advertised prices are for payment with cash, credit card payments will incur a surcharge

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1300 765 305 (AUST) 0800 956 363 (NZ)

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