8 Days: Best of Austria (Summer 2020)

8 Days: Best of Austria

Vienna | Hallstatt | Zell Am See | Innsbruck | Salzburg
Description

This 8-day tour consists of a trip around some of the most scenic sites across Austria. We begin our journey in Vienna and end in Salzburg. Download the full itinerary for full details.

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

Hotels

2 nts at Euro Airport / Arion Airport or similar in Vienna.
2 nts at Der Schutthof / Latini or similar in Zell Am See.
1 nts at Hotel Dollinger / Bon Alpina or similar in Innsbruck.
2 nts at Star Inn Airport / Ibis Nord or similar in Salzburg.

Meals
  • Enjoy a Continental breakfast Everyday
    Bread, Butter, Jam, Cereal, Milk, Tea, Coffee and Juice.
  • Enjoy Indian Dinners in Austria
    A Choice of Jain / Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian Menus.
Itinerary
Day 1: VIENNA (D)

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

* On some deperatures you will arrive into Bratislva and then drive to Vienna.

Day 2: VIENNA (B, D)

Today, on your guided 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, visit the Schonbrunn Palace and explore the lives of Royalty on your guided tour. This former summer residence of the Habsburg family was not only an imperial residence and the setting for countless festivities, but also a place where famous artists and craftsmen from many different epochs created interiors of great beauty. Free time for Shopping. Overnight in Vienna.

Day 3: HALLSTATT & ZELL AM SEE (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, pocket-sized centre studded with brightly painted chalets and the snowcapped peaks of the Hohe Tauern. Overnight in Zell Am See.

Day 4: KITZSTEINHORN GLACIER & CRUISE ON ZELL AM SEE (B, D)

Today, take an all inspiring excursion that takes you to an altitude of 10000 ft. Take a 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 Zell Am See. The unparalleled views of the romantic mountain town of Zell Am See make hearts beat a little bit faster. Today, you have time at leisure to explore the pedestrian areas and shop for souvenirs in this beautiful town. Overnight in Zell Am See.

Day 5: HIGH ALPINE ROAD, KRIMML WATERDALLS & INNSBRUCK (B, D)

Today, live your dream as you drive along the Grossglockner High Alpine Road – an ornament of ribbons located between green mountain pastures, colorful flower meadows, rocky rubble, ice and snow. Stop at the highest point of the mountain road is the Edelweissspitze and come face to face with the Grossglockner – Austria’s Highest Peak. Visit the Krimml Waterfalls – with a drop of 380 metres the krimml 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. Overnight in Innsbruck.

Day 6: WATTENS, MONDSEE & SALZBURG (B, D)

Today, drive to Wattens to visit the amazing Swarovski Crystal World. Here you have an opportunity to shop for the famous Swarovski Crystals. 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. Visit the Hallein Salt Mines. On your guided tour – you will dress like a miner (protective clothing provided) and then travel by miner’s train into the heart of the mountain. Overnight in Salzburg.

Day 7: SALZBURG, LAKE WOLFGANG & SCHAFBERGBAHN RAILWAY (B, D)

Today, we take you on a guided walking tour of Salzburg. See the birthplace of the legendary Mozart, the Mirabell Palace with its landscaped gardens and the Cathedral in the old town. Stroll along the Aldstadt, which was recently granted World Heritage Status by UNESCO. Later, drive to the stunning village to St. Wolfgang and ride on the famous Schafberg Railway up to the mountain for breath taking views of the Alps as well as 6 lakes. Overnight in Salzburg.

Day 8: RETURN HOME (B)

Today, we check out and drive to the airport (Vienna / Munich) for your flight back home. (Return flight to be booked after 2000 hrs. 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.

Note: Some departures passenger might arrive at Bratislava or Vienna.

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