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Discover Switzerland, Austria & Bavaria

8 nights from $2,275 per person

  • Included:
  • Accommodation
  • Dedicated Tour Manager
  • Selected excursions & meals
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact center
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Overview

With 4-nights spent in Bern and 4-nights spent in Innsbruck, this is a perfect way to see the highlights of Switzerland, Austria and Bavaria but still have time to relax. Your escorted tour will take you through picturesque locations of lakes and mountains, to fairy-tale castles and historic cities. You will enjoy unique experiences such as dining in the oldest restaurant in Europe (over one thousand years old), watching a Tyrolean folklore show and taking the GoldenPass Panoramic Train to the fabulous Alpine resort of Gstaad (CL)

Highlights

  • Visit the fascinating village of Oberammergau, where the Passion Play is performed every ten years to fulfil a pledge made in 1633 by the villagers to God to save them from the plague
  • Enjoy time in Innsbruck to see the historic sights, browse the shops and breathe in the fresh mountain air of the Tyrolean capital
  • Explore the medieval town of Lucerne in its stunning lakeside setting with its ancient covered Chapel Bridge
  • Visit two spectacular castles - Chateau de Chillon on Lake Geneva and the Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria
  • See stunning views of the mountains from the GoldenPass Panoramic Train, riding all the way to the famous ski resort of Gstaad
  • Enjoy a leisurely walking tour of the musical city of Salzburg, taking in highlights from Mozart’s birthplace (Getreidegasse) and the Sound of Music (Mirabell Gardens)
  • Panoramic city tour of the delightful Swiss capital Bern, seeing the Bear Pit and highlights of the Old Town.

Details

Day 1

Bern, Switzerland

Your tour begins in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Bern, the capital of Switzerland, and this evening enjoy a welcome dinner of traditional dishes with your fellow travellers.

Dinner included

Day 2

Bern

Discover delightful Bern on a sightseeing tour featuring the Swiss Parliament building (the Bundeshaus), the famous Bear Pit, the beautiful Rose Garden and the 15th century cathedral. The remainder of the day is yours to explore more of this lovely city and perhaps enjoy coffee and cake in one of the atmospheric cafes.

Breakfast included

Day 3

Bern – Chateau de Chillon – Montreux – Train Ride - Bern

Travel along the shores of Lake Geneva to the magnificent castle of Chateau de Chillon. Then take a ride on the GoldenPass Panoramic Train from Montreux and enjoy the beautiful views as you climb the mountain. Disembark at the world-famous Alpine ski resort of Gstaad and take time to enjoy the ambience of this delightful place filled with traditional wooden chalets.

Breakfast included

Day 4

Bern – Lucerne - Bern

Take a trip to Lucerne - a wonderful town with a mix of ancient and modern in a truly stunning lakeside setting. Enjoy a leisurely paced walking tour of the old town (Alstadt), exploring hidden gems. See medieval treasures such as the Chapel Bridge (Kappellbrucke – the oldest wooden covered bridge in Europe), the Watch Tower, the Town Hall and the Lion Monument carved from natural rock to commemorate the heroic Swiss Guard. Return to Bern where this evening you will enjoy dinner in one of the city’s most famous local restaurants.

Breakfast and dinner included

Day 5

Bern – Innsbruck, Austria

Leave Bern and travel to Austria through the tiny principality of Liechtenstein – the richest country in the world and the only country to lie entirely within the Alps. Continue to Innsbruck nestling in the heart of the Austrian Alps which will be your home for the next four nights. A local guide will take you on a city tour taking in the elegant boulevard of Maria Theresienstrasse, the Imperial Palace (the Hofburg) and the iconic Golden Roof.

Breakfast included

Day 6

Innsbruck – Salzburg - Innsbruck

Journey across the picturesque Austrian countryside to the musical city of Salzburg – hometown of both Mozart and “The Sound of Music”. Take a walking tour of this beautiful city, seeing highlights such as the Mirabell Gardens and the birthplace of Mozart. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure to explore the Old Town where you can visit ancient churches, browse traditional shops and relax in a quaint café. Remain in Salzburg for a dining experience at the 1200 year old St Peter’s restaurant – the oldest in Europe.

Breakfast and dinner included

Day 7

Innsbruck

Enjoy a free day in the lovely city of Innsbruck, capital of the Tyrol. You may stroll through the old town and browse the shops or take the funicular up the mountain. There are many cafes and bars to relax over a drink and enjoy the stunning views of the city and mountains.

Breakfast included

Day 8

Innsbruck – Bavaria, Germany – Oberammergau - Innsbruck

Today you will make a memorable visit to the fairy-tale castle of Neuschwanstein – the inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle. Then visit the wonderful baroque Wies Church with splendid statues and frescoes – a World Heritage site. Continue to the picturesque village of Oberammergau. Here you will learn the history of the village and its famous Passion Play – performed only every ten years to fulfil a pledge make by the villagers to God for sparing them from the bubonic plague in 1633. Later you will experience the rich musical tradition of Austria during a Tyrolean folklore show, and afterwards you will treated to a farewell dinner in one of Innsbruck’s most popular traditional restaurants.

Breakfast and dinner included

Day 9

Innsbruck

Your tour ends

Breakfast included

 

What's Included:

  • 12 meals - 8 breakfasts and 4 dinners
  • 8 nights accommodation*: Bern 4 nights Hotel Bristol; Innsbruck 4 nights Hotel Innsbruck or Hotel Grauer Bar
  • Dedicated Tour Manager
  • Tours as described in the above itinerary

* On some dates alternate hotels may be used

With offices in UK and Ireland, we have the experience and resources to provide you with the very best vacation, partnering only with the most reputable coach operators to ensure you have a truly great touring experience.

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