Discover Switzerland, Austria & Bavaria: 8-Nights

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Discover Switzerland, Austria & Bavaria: 8-Nights

$3799 $3699 per person


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Journey through spectacular mountain scenery and picturesque cities as you experience the enchanting Alpine cultures of Switzerland, Austria, and Bavaria. Spend four nights each in the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bern and the charming Alpine city of Innsbruck. Walk the halls of the 13th century Château de Chillon, a princely residence on the shores of Lake Geneva. Ride the legendary GoldenPass Panoramic Train from Montreux to the Alpine ski resort, Gstaad. Explore Lucerne, the “Swiss Paradise on the Lake.” Visit Mozart’s birthplace and the Mirabell Gardens, featured in the “Sound of Music,” during your time in Salzburg. See the fairy-tale castle, Neuschwanstein. Visit Oberammergau, a picture-perfect traditional German Alpine village. Sample traditional regional cuisine, including cheese fondue, at some of the oldest and most famous restaurants in Europe.

What’s Included: Land only, meals and sightseeing as per itinerary, gratuities on all included meals, luggage handling, porterage

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Departure Dates

March 20
April 3
May 1, 8, 15, 18, 22
June 5, 12, 19, 26
July 3, 24
August 7, 14, 21
September 4, 7, 11, 27, 28
October 2, 9
November 6
April 2, 23, 30
May 7, 14, 21
10 Days/8 Nights
12 Meals
  • Destination
  • Arrival City
    Bern, Switzerland
  • Departure City
    Innsbruck, Austria
  • Activity Level
    This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up stairs, or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.
  • Passenger Limit
    Max 44
Overnight Flight
Set out to discover spectacular Switzerland, Austria and Bavaria.
Bern, Switzerland - Tour Begins
Your journey begins in Bern, the capital of Switzerland. This UNESCO World Heritage site rests in the Swiss countryside. The cobbled Old Town section is so well preserved that residents who lived here 500 years ago would still find it familiar today. This evening, join your fellow travellers for a welcome dinner featuring local cuisine in a traditional Swiss restaurant..
Accommodation: Hotel Bern
Meals Provided: Dinner
Explore delightful Bern on a panoramic sightseeing tour featuring the Bundeshaus (the Swiss Parliament), the famous Bear Pit, the Rose Gardens and the gothic cathedral which dominates Old Town’s skyline. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore independently or perhaps take a ride in the red carriages of the Gurtenbahn funicular railway, climbing Gurten Mountain to an altitude of 2,574 feet (858 metres) for impressive views of Bern, the surrounding towns and mountains.
Accommodation: Hotel Bern
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Bern - Gruyères - Montreux - Panoramic Train Ride - Gstaad - Bern
Travel to Gruyères, famous for its creamy cheeses. Sample some of these delectable dairy treats during a cheese making demonstration. Later, enjoy inspiring Alpine views with a ride on the GoldenPass Panoramic Train from Montreux to Gstaad. Discover the delightful ambience of this world-famous Alpine ski resort with its numerous traditional wood chalets.
Accommodation: Hotel Bern
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Bern - Lucerne - Bern
Set out for Lucerne, the “Swiss Paradise on the Lake.” Enjoy a leisurely paced Altstadt (Old Town) walking tour, exploring the hidden treasures of the city. Lucerne has more than 800 years of history. Explore such medieval treasures as the covered Chapel Bridge (1333); the famous Water Tower which has served as a prison, watchtower and treasury; the Renaissance-style Town Hall; the baroque Jesuit Church; and the Lion Monument, carved from natural rock to commemorate the heroic Swiss Guard. Tonight we dine at one of Bern’s great restaurants.

Accommodation: Hotel Bern
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Dinner
Bern - Innsbruck, Austria
En route to Innsbruck, make your way through Liechtenstein, the smallest German-speaking country in the world and the only country to lie entirely within the Alps. Upon arrival in Innsbruck, it’s your choice! Select one of two leisurely walking tours: join a local guide as you discover the city’s history, culture and popular attractions including Maria-Theresien-Strasse, the Hofburg and the “Golden Roof" -OR- you may embark on a tour focusing on Innsbruck’s unique architectural structures including its famous ski jump.
Accommodation:  AC Hotel by Marriott Innsbruck
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Innsbruck - Salzburg - Innsbruck
Travel through the picturesque Austrian countryside to Salzburg. Start your day in Salzburg with a walking tour featuring Mirabell Gardens (seen in The Sound of Music), the quaint Getreidegasse (birthplace of Mozart), and many other highlights of this beautiful city. After, enjoy a delightful lunch at the 1,200-year-old St. Peter’s Restaurant, the oldest in Austria and still owned by the monks. Enjoy time in the afternoon at leisure before returning to Innsbruck.
Accommodation: AC Hotel by Marriott Innsbruck
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch
Innsbruck - Bavaria, Germany - Innsbruck
Tour Linderhof Palace, the only palace - out of three - that King Ludwig II lived to see completed. Walk the extraordinary halls that were modelled after Versailles with an expert guide and bask in the luxury of past royals. Next, return to Innsbruck. Later, experience the rich musical tradition of mountainous Austria during a Tyrolean folklore show hosted by a well-known local musical family.

Accommodation: AC Hotel by Marriott Innsbruck
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Savour a free day in this beautiful city. You may stroll through Old Town and shop at many of the city’s outstanding stores or you may just relax and breathe in the mountain air while enjoying a beverage in one of the many cafés that dot this charming city. Tonight you are treated to a farewell dinner in one of Innsbruck’s traditional restaurants.

Accommodation: AC Hotel by Marriott Innsbruck
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Dinner
Innsbruck - Tour Ends
Your tour comes to an end in Innsbruck.
Meals Provided: Breakfast
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