Switzerland and Austria Preview 2018

Tour Type: Regional Explorer
Brochure Type: Preview 2018 USA

Explore the Alpine landscapes of Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and the northern fringes of Italy, following the Arlberg route into the Tyrol and the breathtaking scenery of the Wachau Valley. Cross the Tre Croci Pass to the heart of Italy's Dolomites and spectacular Rhone Valley, enjoying beautiful Vienna, St. Moritz and Lake Geneva as you traverse the heart of Europe.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Salzburg and Vienna
  • Orientation of Zurich, Graz, Innsbruck and Lucerne
  • See Melk Abbey and the Wachau Valley
  • View the Golden Roof and Hofburg Palace in Innsbruck, the Matterhorn and Jungfrau mountains (weather permitting), the castle of Chillon, the city of Berne, Chapel Bridge and Lion Monument in Lucerne
  • Visit Vaduz the capital of Liechtenstein, the Italian ski resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo, the mountain resort of St. Moritz, lakeside Stresa and Zermatt
Dining Highlights
  • 12 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 5 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

Call (520) 445-6812 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13627599

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2017
Duration
13 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1ZurichArrive Zurich: Welcome to Zurich. After check-in, your Travel Director takes you on an orientation of Switzerland's financial capital before you enjoy a Welcome Reception with your fellow travellers and Travel Director at a local restaurant.Welcome Reception
Radisson Blu
Day 2SalzburgZurich - Liechtenstein - Salzburg Sightseeing: A scenic drive along Lake Walensee brings you to Liechtenstein where you stop at its capital Vaduz. Follow the Arlberg route into the Tyrol, past the Wilder Kaiser Mountains to Salzburg. This impressive city is dominated by Fortress Hohensalzburg. Your Local Specialist shows you a wealth of fascinating sights during your walking tour, including Mozart's family house and the Domplatz.Buffet Breakfast
Austria Trend Europa
Day 3ViennaSalzburg - Vienna (2 Nights): Admire breathtaking scenery as you travel past Lake Mondsee and through the Wachau Valley to see the impressive Melk Abbey en route to Imperial Vienna.Buffet Breakfast
Renaissance Wien
Day 4ViennaVienna Sightseeing: Vienna is a beautiful city featuring grand palaces and buildings such as the State Opera, the Hofburg, St. Stephen's Cathedral, the Parliament and the Imperial Boulevards. Marvel at all these wonderful sights with your Local Specialist. Stroll through the oldest part of the city - 'Am Hof'. Spend time afterwards exploring on your own. Tonight why not enjoy a Viennese concert.Buffet Breakfast
Day 5VillachVienna - Graz - Piber Stud Farm - Villach: Admire galleried courtyards and Renaissance squares in Graz. Visit the Lipizzaner Stud farm at Piber for a Cultural Insight into the breeding of the athletic white stallions for the Spanish Riding School. This evening enjoy a Be My Guest dinner at a monastery housed in a beautiful old castle, before arriving to your hotel in Villach.Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Romantik
Day 6InnsbruckVillach - Cortina d'Ampezzo - Innsbruck: The Alpine scenery is breathtaking as you drive into Italy via Carbonin and Lake Misurina. Explore Cortina d'Ampezzo, the Olympic skiing resort set in the heart of the Dolomites. Traverse spectacular mountain passes as you cross back into Austria. At Innsbruck admire the Golden Roof, St. Jakob's Cathedral, the Hofburg Palace and see the Olympic ski-jump during your orientation tour.Buffet Breakfast
Grauer Bar
Day 7St. MoritzInnsbruck - St. Moritz: This morning travel over the border into Switzerland and cross the enchanting Engadine. Arrive later in the fashionable winter sports resort of St. Moritz, where you are free this afternoon to explore the pristine landscape. Perhaps take a mountain pass train ride. Tonight enjoy dinner at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Baren Authentic Accommodation
Day 8ZermattSt. Moritz - Thusis - Bellinzona - Stresa - Zermatt (2 Nights): Traverse Alpine landscapes to Thusis and follow the San Bernadino route to Bellinzona, famous for its three castles. Continue via Locarno to the shores of Lake Maggiore and explore the scenic town of Stresa. See the beautiful Borromean Islands as you head towards the Simplon Pass. This evening enjoy dinner at your hotel in Zermatt.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Monte Rosa/Ambassador
Day 9ZermattZermatt: Spend your free day relaxing in the shadows of the magnificent Matterhorn or perhaps consider a mountain trip for fantastic views of the surrounding Alpine peaks.Buffet Breakfast
Day 10MontreuxZermatt - Chillon - Montreux: A spectacular drive through the Rhône Valley brings you to Lake Geneva where you view Lord Byron's Castle of Chillon. Follow the shores of Lake Geneva round to Montreux, famous for its annual jazz festival.Buffet Breakfast
Eurotel Riviera
Day 11LucerneMontreux - Berne - Interlaken - Lucerne Orientation (2 Nights): Travel via Berne the Federal capital of Switzerland, to Interlaken in the Bernese Oberland, where you see the mighty Jungfrau (subject to weather conditions). Interlaken is one of the oldest and most popular tourist resorts in Switzerland. Cross the Brünig Pass to the charming town of Lucerne. View the Chapel Bridge and visit the Lion Monument, built in the memory of Louis XVI's Swiss Guards, during your orientation tour.Buffet Breakfast
Grand Europe Authentic Accommodation
Day 12LucerneLucerne: Lucerne is a beautiful medieval town set against an impressive backdrop of mountains. Spend free time exploring the old town, shopping for watches and chocolates or consider an Optional Experience up a nearby mountain. Tonight celebrate with your travelling companions at a Farewell Dinner.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day 13Depart ZurichLucerne - Depart Zurich: Say goodbye to Europe and your new found friends at the end of this amazing holiday. Airport transfers are available to Zurich Airport. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
04/08/2018$2,975.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
04/15/2018$2,975.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
04/22/2018$3,075.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
04/29/2018$3,150.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/06/2018$3,150.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/13/2018$3,150.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/20/2018$3,150.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/27/2018$3,175.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/03/2018$3,175.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/10/2018$3,175.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/17/2018$3,175.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/24/2018$3,175.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/01/2018$3,095.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/08/2018$3,095.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/15/2018$3,095.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/22/2018$3,125.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/29/2018$3,125.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/05/2018$3,125.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/12/2018$3,125.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/19/2018$3,125.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/26/2018$3,150.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/02/2018$3,150.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/09/2018$3,150.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/16/2018$3,150.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/23/2018$3,150.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/30/2018$3,075.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
Disclaimer
Important Visa Information: This trip will visit France and Italy for a short period. Some passport holders may require double entry visas. Please speak with your travel agent at time of booking to assess your specific requirements.

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