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Austria and Switzerland Tour

The two week all-inclusive tour of Austria and Switzerland travels round trip from Zurich. You’ll travel around the majestic Alps visiting Vienna, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Lichtenstein, Lucerne, St. Moritz, and Zermatt. Along the way you’ll visit glaciers, and medieval towns. For the Austria and Switzerland daily itinerary click here. For the price of the tour with airfare from your preferred airport and to book your all-inclusive Austria and Switzerland tour submit the form or call ItalianTourism.us 800.227.1577.

Highlights

Austria and Switzerland Tour Highlights

  • Explore Salzburg and Vienna with a Local Specialist
  • Discover 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

Austria and Switzerland Tour Inclusions

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and 5 evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • 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
  • 12-nights cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted accommodations
    • Zurich 1 night
    • Salzburg 1 night
    • Vienna 2 nights
    • Innsbruck 2 nights
    • St Moritz 1 night
    • Zermatt 2 nights
    • Montreux 1 night
    • Lucerne 2 nights
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Accommodations

Austria and Switzerland Tour Accommodations

Zurich – Mövenpick Regensdorf

Salzburg – Austria Trend Europa

Vienna – NH Danube City

Innsbruck – Grauer Bär

St Moritz – Reine Victoria

Zermatt – Alpen Resort

Montreux – Eurotel

Lucerne – Grand Europe

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Optional Tours

Austria and Switzerland Tour Optional Experiences

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Austria and Switzerland Tour Daily Itinerary

DAY 1 – Depart for Italy

Depart for Italy

DAY 2 – Welcome to 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.

Hotel – Mövenpick Regensdorf
Included Meals – Welcome Reception

DAY 3, Journey to Liechtenstein and Salzburg

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 Cathedral, Residenz Castle and St. Peter’s Abbey.

Hotel – Austria Trend Europa
Included Meals – Breakfast

DAY 4 – Onwards to Vienna

Waltz through the scenic Austrian countryside, past Lake Mondsee and the rolling hills and fortresses of the Wachau Valley. See Melk Abbey overlooking the beautiful Danube, then continue to Vienna. Perhaps spend your first evening in the City of Music on an Optional Experience Viennese dinner with traditional entertainment.

Hotel – NH Danube City
Included Meals – Breakfast

DAY 5 – Discover Artistic Vienna

Admire the grand boulevards and beautiful Gothic and Baroque façades 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.

Included Meals – Breakfast

DAY 6 – Off to Riverside Innsbruck

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.

Hotel – Grauer Bär
Included Meals – Breakfast

DAY 7 – Discover Alpine Innsbruck

Admire spectacular Alpine scenery, journeying over the remarkable Felbertauern Road on your way to the capital of the Tyrol, Innsbruck. Here you will have an opportunity to admire Emperor Maximilian I’s Golden Roof, St. James Cathedral and see 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.

Hotel – Grauer Bär
Included Meals – Breakfast

DAY 8 – Venture to St. Moritz

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.

Hotel – Reine Victoria
Included Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9  – Journey to Lake Maggiore and on to Zermatt

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 your hotel.

Hotel – Alpen Resort
Included Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10 – Zermatt Your Way

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.

Included Meals – Breakfast

DAY 11 – On to Lake Geneva and Montreux

A drive through the Rhône Valley brings you to Lake Geneva, where you’ll view Lord Byron’s Castle of Chillon. Follow the shores of Lake Geneva round to Montreux, famous for its annual jazz festival. This evening, Connect With Locals over dinner for a Be My Guest experience at a family run winery overlooking Lake Geneva.

Hotel – Eurotel
Included Meals – Breakfast, Be My Guest

DAY 12 – Cross the Brünig Pass to Lucerne

Travel via Bern to Interlaken, set in the heart of Switzerland in the shadow of the mighty Jungfrau. Then, cross the Brünig 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.

Hotel – Grand Europe
Included Meals – Breakfast

DAY 13 – Lucerne Your Way

Snow-capped peaks surround you as you wander through the medieval streets of Lucerne, lined with colourful muralled façades. 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.

Included Meals – Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 14 – The escorted Austria and Switzerland tour ends with breakfast.

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