Switzerland and Austria Summer 2020

Tour Type: Regional Explorer
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain 2020

Lofty peaks and musical legends feature on this journey with beautiful Vienna, St. Moritz and Lake Geneva among the highlights you'll encounter traversing Switzerland and Austria.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • ORIENTATION of Zurich, Innsbruck and Lucerne
  • VISIT Vaduz, St. Moritz, Stresa and Zermatt
  • VIEW the Golden Roof and Hofburg Palace in Innsbruck, the Matterhorn and Jungfrau mountains (weather permitting), Chillon Castle, Bern and the Chapel Bridge and Lion Monument in Lucerne
  • SEE Melk Abbey and the Wachau Valley
Dining Highlights
  • 12 breakfasts
  • 5 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • VIP entry to many sights

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Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2020
Duration
13 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1ZurichArrive Zurich: Your epic journey to the heart of Europe launches in the sophisticated cultural hotspot of Zurich, whose historic centre and scenic lakeside you will have an opportunity to explore, before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers for an orientation of the city's iconic sights and a Welcome Reception.
Movenpick Regensdorf
Day 2SalzburgZurich - Liechtenstein - Salzburg Sightseeing: Embark on a soul-stirring encounter with the valleys and lofty peaks of Liechtenstein, bound for its tiny capital, Vaduz. Continue along the scenic Arlberg route through the Tyrol to your overnight stop in the Baroque city of Salzburg. Here, you will join a 'Local Specialist' for a walking tour that will take you past iconic sights, including the house where Mozart once lived and Domplatz with its imposing Salzburger Dom Cathedral, Residenz Castle and St. Peter's Abbey.
Austria Trend Europa
Day 3MunichSalzburg - Vienna (2 Nights): Waltz through the scenic Austrian countryside, past Lake Mondsee and the rolling hills, fortresses and valleys of the picturesque Wachau Valley. See Melk Abbey perched atop its rocky bastion above the beautiful Danube. Our home for the next two nights is the glorious Imperial city of Vienna.
Roomz Prater
Day 4ViennaVienna Sightseeing and Free Time: Admire the grand boulevards and beautiful Gothic and Baroque facades on a guided sightseeing tour with a 'Local Specialist', who will take you to see the State Opera, Hofburg, St. Stephen's Cathedral and Parliament. Immerse yourself in the centuries-old history, before spending free time soaking up the Kaffee culture of the city. This evening, you may wish to embrace the talents of the City of Music and attend a Viennese concert in one of the city's magnificent performance venues.
Day 5InnsbruckVienna - Innsbruck (2 Nights): Leaving the elegant imperial capital behind, we venture west into the Tyrolean Alps and the capital of Tyrol. You'll want to keep your camera at hand to capture the epic backdrop that accompanies your scenic drive through the alpine landscapes of Austria. Your home for the next two nights is Innsbruck, with one of Europe's most picture-perfect Old Towns, surrounded by the snow-capped peaks of the Nordkette.
Grauer Bar
Day 6InnsbruckInnsbruck Orientation and Free Time: Your orientation tour sets the tone for a day of exploration in what was once the former home of Emperor Maximilian. The famous Golden Roof he commissioned to mark his wedding in the 16th century, with its 2,657 fire-gilded tiles, is a must-see highlight, as are the Hofburg Palace, St. Jakob's Cathedral and the Olympic ski jump. You could choose to admire the fascinating crystal installations and browse for precious gifts and souvenirs at the Swarovski Crystal Worlds Store.
Day 7St. MoritzInnsbruck - St. Moritz Free Time: This morning, we cross the Swiss border and travel through the enchanting landscapes of the Engadine Valley. Arriving in the chic winter sports resort of St. Moritz, we have the afternoon on our own to explore the scenic landscape or perhaps take a mountain pass train ride. This evening, we enjoy dinner at our hotel.
Reine Victoria
Day 8ZermattSt. Moritz - Stresa - Zermatt (2 Nights): Drive via the Maloja Pass, past Lake Como, to Lake Maggiore. Explore the lakeside town of Stresa, before seeing the Borromean Islands. Then, head towards the Simplon Pass en route to Zermatt, where you will dine at one of Trafalgar's 'Stays With Stories' - the Hotel Ambassador.
Ambassador
Day 9ZermattZermatt Free Day: Spend a full free day soaking up Zermatt's crisp mountain air and panoramic vistas. Relax in beautiful surrounds or consider an Optional Experience to the Klein Matterhorn for the most spectacular mountain views.
Day 10MontreuxZermatt - Chillon - Montreux: A drive through the Rhone Valley brings you to Lake Geneva, where you'll view the Castle of Chillon before joining Maude Vogel for an exclusive 'Be My Guest' lunch and an opportunity to 'Connect With Locals' over some local wine, cheese and cured meat. Later, follow the shores of Lake Geneva to Montreux, your home for the night.
Eurotel
Day 11LucerneMontreux - Bern - Interlaken - Lucerne Orientation (2 Nights): Travel via Bern to Interlaken, set in the heart of Switzerland in the shadow of the mighty Jungfrau. Then, cross the Brunig Pass to lakeside Lucerne, where you'll view the ancient wooden Chapel Bridge suspended over the Reuss and visit the poignant Lion Monument to pay tribute to the brave Swiss Guards who lost their lives defending Louis XVI during the French Revolution. Tonight we stay at one of Trafalgar's 'Stays With Stories' - the Grand Hotel Europe, promising the elegance of yesteryear and sweeping lake vistas.
Grand Europe
Day 12LucerneLucerne Free Day: Snow-capped peaks surround you as you wander through the medieval streets of Lucerne, lined with colourful muralled facades. Spend a full day on your own exploring the Old Town, enjoy a leisurely Swiss lunch or consider an Optional Experience ascending a nearby mountain for panoramic views. This evening, toast to your epic journey during your Farewell Dinner.
Day 13ZurichLucerne - Depart Zurich: We say a fond farewell to Switzerland and our newfound friends at the end of an unforgettable journey. A transfer is available to Zurich Airport. Conditions apply.
Dates/Pricing

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July 04, 2020$3,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
July 11, 2020$3,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
July 18, 2020$3,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
July 25, 2020$3,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
August 01, 2020$3,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
August 08, 2020$3,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
August 15, 2020$3,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - On RequestQuote
August 22, 2020$3,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
August 29, 2020$3,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - On RequestQuote
September 05, 2020$3,725.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
September 12, 2020$3,725.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
September 19, 2020$3,725.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
September 26, 2020$3,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
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    Tour Type: Regional ExplorerBrochure Type: Europe & Britain 2020Lofty peaks and musical legends feature on this journey with beautiful Vienna, St. Moritz and Lake Geneva among the highlights you'll encounter traversing Switzerland and Austria.

 
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