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Welcome to Munich! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
Germany’s “Secret Capital” comes alive during an orientation featuring the Olympic Stadium, 1,000-foot-high Olympic Tower, and MARIENPLATZ in the historic heart of the city. A comfortable drive brings you to picturesque Oberammergau. Afternoon and evening are dedicated to the world-famous PASSION PLAY, held every 10 years and performed by the inhabitants of Oberammergau.
Drive into the garden-like landscapes of the Bavarian Alps and LF visit King Ludwig’s NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE, which inspired Walt Disney. Enjoy magnificent views of the Alps from high up, then, continue to Innsbruck in the Tyrolean mountains for a walk through the quaint medieval lanes to Emperor Maximilian’s GOLDEN ROOF. Time to shop for crystal, for which Innsbruck is famous, before continuing to Mozart’s hometown, Salzburg.
This morning, you may wish to join an optional excursion to spectacular Berchtesgaden and Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest. Back in Salzburg, join your Local Guide for a walking tour through the historic center. Admire exquisite MIRABELL GARDENS, the Great Festival Hall, St. Peter’s Monastery, and magnificent RESIDENZ SQUARE, where some scenes from The Sound of Music movie were filmed. Also visit MOZART’S BIRTHPLACE in the charming Getreidegasse.
Visit the PARISH CHURCH in Mondsee, which was used for the wedding scenes in The Sound of Music. Relax with Kaffee und Kuchen (coffee and cake) during a leisurely LF DANUBE CRUISE along the most scenic section of the river. Arrive in Vienna, once the center of the mighty Habsburg Empire. Tonight, you may wish to join an optional Heurigen evening.
Guided sightseeing features a visit to BELVEDERE PALACE with its famous Klimt collection, a drive along the Ringstrasse, passing the State Opera House, and a stop at the Hofburg Palace, winter residence of the Austrian Imperial family. Marvel at the impressive courtyards, famous HELDENPLATZ, and awesome St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Time to savor Sachertorte and watch the jolly crowd in one of Vienna’s famous coffee houses, or choose from our exciting optional possibilities.
For those who wish to “see it all,” there is a chance to join an interesting optional excursion to Bratislava, capital of Slovakia. Later, a unique feature: LF enjoy a private visit of SCHÖNBRUNN PALACE, followed by a farewell dinner and a classical music concert, the best way to say auf Wiedersehen, Wien.
. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
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This classic 251-room property enjoys a central location and has an eclectically styled restaurant with a steak and fish themed menu. The inviting bar area serves both classic & innovative cocktails and has a large screen for major sporting events. Other amenities include a 24 hour Fitness center with sauna and steam room and Free Wi-fi internet access is available in the public areas of the hotel.
Overlooking the Kofel mountain, this charming three story chalet-style hotel has the Ammer river nearby. In the elegant restaurant and bar with terrace you can taste delicious regional specialties. The modern spa includes a hammam, a sauna and a whirlpool tub. Free WiFi internet access is available throughout the hotel.
Located in center of Salzburg, walking distance to Mirabell Gardens and Mirabell Palace - 15 minutes to WA Mozart Airport.
A modern 179-room city hotel centrally located on the lively shopping street, Mariahilfer Straße with Free Wi-Fi internet access throughout. The restaurant offers finely selected dishes which can be enjoyed in the spacious winter garden or in the sunny inner courtyard during the summer months. The lobby bar is the perfect place to relax and to enjoy a cold drink.
Our expert Tour Directors help you get the most out of every place you visit - and have a 96% customer satisfaction rating.
We’re delighted to have achieved the Good Housekeeping Reader Recommended endorsement for customer experience.
We are a member of ABTA and our flight-inclusive holidays are protected by ATOL. If your holiday is cancelled for any reason, you’ll receive a full refund.