8 Days: Lakes and Castles of Europe

8 Days: Lakes and Castles of Europe 2018

Germany | Austria | Italy
Description

8 Days Lakes and Castles of Europe Tour MapThis 8-day tour lives up to its name by showcasing all the Lakes and Castles of Europe. Start off the tour in Frankfurt, the historical city of coronations. On the final day, participants will enjoy a continental breakfast and depart back home. Download the full itinerary for full details.

If interested, please email raj@premieregroup.com or call today at 416-216-0107 – Ext. 4107

Hotels

1 night at Mercure Airport or similar in Frankfurt
1 night at Hofgut Sternen or similar in Black Forest
1 night at Mercure Ost Messe or similar in Munich
2 nights at Gasthof Schütthof or similar in Zell Am See
1 night at SHG Catullo or similar in Verona
1 night at Delle Fierre or similar in Como

Meals
  • Enjoy a Buffet Breakfast Everyday: Bread, Butter, Jam, Cereal, Milk, Tea, Coffee and Juice
  • Enjoy Indian / Continental Meals in Europe: A Choice of Jain/Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian Menus
Itinerary
Day 1: FRANKFURT, GERMANY (D)

Arrive in Frankfurt

Welcome to Frankfurt, the historical city of coronations. On arrival check into your hotel on your own anytime after 15:00 hrs. Overnight in Frankfurt.

Day 2: BLACK FOREST, GERMANY (B,D)

Today, visit the Romerberg, Frankfurt’s iconic square is home to a host of delights, from picturesque medieval buildings to historic markets. Standing in the square, you’ll be forgiven for feeling like you’re on a film set at times – it’s a postcard-perfect scene of days gone by. Later, drive to the famous Black Forest region of Germany. Visit Titisee – in the heart of the forest, this small picturesque town with a beautiful lake is surrounded by the mountains of the Black Forest. Here, see the demonstration of how the cuckoo clocks are made. Enjoy a boat ride on the scenic Lake Titisee. Tonight, you also get to taste the traditional Black Forest cake. Overnight in Black Forest.

Day 3: MUNICH, GERMANY (B,D)

Today, drive to the spectacular Lake Constance (Bodensee) region and visit the town of Meersburg “sea castle” – it is one of the prettiest resorts on the shores of Lake Constance. Visit Lindau, Germany’s ‘Garden of Eden’ and the ‘Bavarian Riviera’. Lose yourself in the maze of small streets and passageways flanked by centuries-old houses. Wander down to the harbor for magnificent views, with the Austrian shoreline and mountains close by. Later drive to Füssen. Nestled at the foot of the Alps, Füssen is the southern end of the Romantic Road. Enjoy a guided tour of the fairytale Neuschwenstein Castle – this castle serves as the inspiration for Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty castle. Overnight in Munich.

Day 4: ZELL AM SEE, AUSTRIA (B,D)

Today, visit the BMW Museum in Munich which offers a fascinating presentation of the company, brand and product history of BMW. Later, drive to Salzburg and proceed on a guided walking tour of Salzburg and see the birthplace of the legendary Mozart, the Mirabell Palace & Gardens and the Cathedral in the old town. Ride the funicular to visit the Hohensalzburg Fortress. This castle in Salzburg is an unmistakable landmark providing the city’s world famous silhouette. After enjoying the sights & sounds of Salzburg, drive to Zell Am See – an instant heart-stealer with its bluer-than-blue lake (Zeller See), pocket-sized centre studded with brightly painted chalets, and snowcapped peaks. Overnight in Zell Am See.

Day 5: ZELL AM SEE & KITZSTEINHORN GLACIER, AUSTRIA (B,D)

Today, take an all inspiring excursion that takes you to an altitude of 10,000 ft. Take as series of cable cars and marvel at the spectacular views as you ride up the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier. Along the way, enjoy stops and lots of photo and fun opportunities. Once on top, you see the Grossglockner (Austria’s Highest Peak) eye to eye. Later, enjoy a cruise on the lake. The unparalleled views of the romantic mountain town of Zell am See make hearts beat a little bit faster when you take a Zell am See lake cruise. Overnight in Zell Am See.

Day 6: VERONA, ITALY (B,D)

Today, visit the Krimml Waterfalls, with a drop of 380 metres.  These waterfalls are one of the world’s most impressive natural spectacles. Drive to Innsbruck and see the ‘Goldenes Dachl’ – the Golden roof, an ornate Gothic balcony and a symbol of the city, the Heiblinghaus, a building resembling a wedding cake and the Maria Theresien Strasse on an orientation tour. Continue on the Verona. Overnight in Verona.

Day 7: LAKE COMO, ITALY (B,D)

Today, on an orientation tour of Verona – see its pretty piazzas, knot of lanes, most importantly – visit the balcony where Juliet was serenaded. Later, drive to Lake Como. Set in the shadow of the snow-covered Rhaetian Alps and hemmed in on both sides by steep wooded hills, Lake Como is the most spectacular of the region’s three major lakes. Later, visit the village of Bellagio – theme for the luxury Hotel Bellagio in Las Vegas. It’s impossible not to be smitten by Bellagio’s waterfront of bobbing boats, its maze of steep stone staircases, red-roofed and green-shuttered buildings, dark cypress groves and rhododendron-filled gardens. Overnight in Lake Como.

Day 8: ORIENTATION TOUR OF MILAN, ITALY. THEN RETURN BACK HOME! (B)

Today, proceed to Milan for an orientation tour. Visit the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele shopping gallery. See the breathtaking Duomo and enjoy the magnificence of the Piazza del Duomo. Later, proceed to the airport (one group transfer) for your flight back home. (Return flight to be booked after 22:00 hrs.) Please check with your sales staff for the return flight details.

Return Home with Wonderful Memories
Today, after continental breakfast your ‘Lakes and Castles of Europe’ tour ends as you check out of the hotel. We hope you have thoroughly enjoyed your tour of Europe. Write in and tell us how you enjoyed it and give us any suggestions you may have. Arrivederci & Auf wiedersehen’ till we meet again!


NOTE: Due to operational reasons, the routing of this tour may be changed. However, all the sightseeing will remain the same.


B=Breakfast – L=Lunch – D=Dinner
Surcharges applicable during Peak and Event periods • Price valid till 30th Sept. 2018.

Contact Raj Dhingra today to reserve your spot!
Email: raj@premieregroup.com or call 416-216-0107 – ext. 4107