8 Days: Austria & Swiss Panorama (Summer 2020)

8 Days: Austria & Swiss Panorama

Austria | Switzerland
Description

This 8-day tour consists of a trip around some of the most scenic sites across Austria & Switzerland. We begin our journey in Vienna and end in Zurich. 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 nts at Am Sachsengang or similar in Vienna.
1 nt at Mercure City or similar in Salzburg.
1 nts at Dollinger in Innsbruck.
4 nts at Meierhof or similar in Switzerland.

Meals
  • Enjoy a Continental breakfast Everyday
    Bread, Butter, Jam, Cereal, Milk, Tea, Coffee and Juice.

  • Enjoy Indian Dinners in Austria & Switzerland
    A Choice of Jain / Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian Menus.
Itinerary
Day 1: VIENNA, AUSTRIA (D)

Welcome to Vienna – capital of Austria. You will be transfered to your hotel (Check-in time is after 1500 hrs). Overnight in Vienna.

Day 2: VIENNA, MONDSEE & SALZBURG, AUSTRIA (B, D)

Today, on your orientation city tour, drive on the Ring Boulevard and see the State Opera House, the Parliament, the City Hall and the Burgtheater. Make a photostop at the Belvedere Palace former summer residence of Prince Eugene. Walk along the St Stephenlplatz and get enamored by the St. Stephens Cathedral – the symbol of Vienna. Later, drive to Mondsee. Lake Mondsee is known for its crystal clear turquoise water surrounded by magnificent peaks. See Basilica St Michael, where the wedding of Maria and Captain Von Trapp took place in the world-famous musical, The Sound of Music. Next, drive to Salzburg and we take you on an orientation walking tour. See the birthplace of the legendary Mozart, the Mirabell Palace with its landscaped gardens and the old town. Stroll along the Aldstadt, which was recently granted World Heritage Status by UNESCO. Overnight in Salzburg.

Day 3: HALLSTATT, ZELL AM SEE & INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA (B, D)

Today, drive to Hallstatt. Nestled between the edge of Hallstätter See and the towering Dachstein Mountains. Austria’s oldest and possibly most photographed village is something like a mirage. Capture the delightful houses built into the mountain, the glass-like lake, and the amazing mountains in the background. Later, 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 the snowcapped peaks of the Hohe Tauern. Next, we drive to Innsbruck. Overnight in Innsbruck.

Day 4: INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA, RHINE FALLS – SCHAFFHAUSEN & STEIN AM RHEIN, SWITZERLAND (B, D)

Today, we take you on an Orientation tour of Innsbruck. 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. Visit the Swarovski shop. Here you have an opportunity to shop for the famous Swarovski Crystals. Next, we drive to Switzerland, famous for soaring
Alpine peaks and sparkling turquoise lakes. We stop at Schaffhausen to admire the thundering beauty of the Rhine falls. Next, we visit Stein Am Rhein, famous for its well preserved Old Town, featuring painted fascades and half timber houses. Overnight in Switzerland.

Day 5: DAY FREE OR OPT FOR ‘MT. TITLIS & LUCERNE’, SWITZERLAND (B, D)

Today, the day is free OR opt for a visit to Mt. Titlis, the highest peak in central Switzerland. Ride two cable cars – the second of which is the ‘Titlis Rotair’, the world’s first rotating cable car. Weather permitting, you could take a stroll on the Cliff Walk – a 100m. suspension bridge 3,000m above the ground! Visit Lucerne – on an orientation tour see the Lion Monument and Kapellbrucke. You can also shop for Swiss souvenirs. Overnight in Switzerland.

Day 6: BERN & ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (B, D)

Today, we drive to Bern the Swiss Capital – the only Swiss city to be accorded World Heritage status. On an orientation tour of Bern, see the Clock Tower, the Parliament Building and Gothic Fountains. Later, an orientation tour of Zurich, see the Fraumunster, Grossmunster, St.Peter’s Church and the beautiful lake of Zurich. Overnight in Switzerland.

Day 7: DAY FREE OR OPT FOR ‘JUNGFRAUJOCH & INTERLAKEN’, SWITZERLAND (B, D)

Today, the day is free OR we suggest an excursion to Jungfraujoch – a majestic backdrop of ice, snow and rock with breathtaking views. Board the charming cogwheel train from Lauterbrunnen to Jungfraujoch, the highest altitude railway station in Europe at 11,333 ft. takes us along lovely lakes and mountain passes. On top of Jungfraujoch, experience the magic of the mountains at the Sphinx Terrace. We can also enjoy the Ice Palace – while being encased in ice yourself! Later, visit Interlaken, one of Switzerland’s best known health and pleasure resorts. Overnight in Switzerland.

Day 8: RETURN HOME (B)

Today, we check out and drive to Zurich / Milan airport for your flight back home. (Kindly check with your sales officer for exact departure airport). It’s time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We hope you take back many happy memories of your holiday. We would like you to spare a few minutes of your time to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday and any suggestions you may have for the future.

Arrival / Departure Transfers will be provided subject to minimum 4 passengers travelling together.


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 – IL=International Lunch – D=Dinner – ID=International Dinner – LD=Local Dinner – HPL=Hot Picnic Lunch
Surcharges applicable during Peak and Event periods

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