Highlights of Austria

Highlights Austria

8 Days Munich to Munich

A vacation in Austria bestows many moments of bliss that will remain with you long after you leave. A selection of extraordinary travel experiences, stunning vistas, imposing Alpine peaks, beautiful lakes, majestic rivers and historical cities will ensure that your trip will be an impressive and unforgettable moment in your life.

These are simply ideas to inspire you. This is just a suggested itinerary and you can switch it up any way you want, more or less meals, different cities and/or sightseeing based on your group or organization’s interests. You name it, our expert group specialist professionals will put it together for you.

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Highlights of Austria Itinerary

DAY 1 ARRIVE IN MUNICH, GERMANY: Arrival at Munich airport and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is free to spend at your leisure. Hotel Name: Holiday Inn Munich City Centre. (B)

DAY 2 MUNICH: After breakfast we visit the city’s main attractions, concluding the tour at the Marienplatz square with its famous clock tower. The capital of Bavaria state, Munich, is famous for its Oktoberfest, which is annually celebrated in September. The afternoon is free to explore at your leisure. In the evening you enjoy a traditional Bavarian dinner.
Hotel Name: Holiday Inn Munich City Centre. (B/D)

DAY 3 MUNICH / PASSAU / LINZ, AUSTRIA: In the morning we travel to Passau. This city, on the border between Germany and Austria, has a very privileged location on the Danube, the Inn and the Ilz rivers. In the afternoon we cross the Austrian border to the city of Linz, a picturesque town on the banks of the Danube River.
Hotel Name: Arcotel Nike. (B)

DAY 4 LINZ / DÜRNSTEIN / MELK / VIENNA: After breakfast we enjoy a short stop at the village of Dürnstein, nestled in the heart of the magnificent Wachau Valley. The charming town of Dürnstein offers the unique combination of a breathtaking scenery and traditional architecture. It was in the Kuenringer Castle, whose ruins still overlook Dürnstein, that the English King Richard Lionheart was held prisoner. We continue to Melk for a short visit to the famous Abbey. Finally we arrive in the magnificent capital of Austria.
Hotel Name: Hotel Arcotel Wimberger. (B)

DAY 5 VIENNA: Sightseeing tour of Vienna. We admire the Opera, Hofburg Palace, Heroes Gate, Parliament, the Council and the other attractions. Afternoon free to explore Vienna at your leisure. At night attend a gala dinner accompanied by live classical music (optional, not included).
Hotel Name: Hotel Arcotel Wimberger. (B)

DAY 6 VIENNA / LAKE DISTRICT / SALZBURG: In the morning we continue to the Lake District and ascend Mount Zwölferhorn by cable car to enjoy wonderful views over the Lake Wolfgang. Continue to the city of Salzburg, where the genius composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born. Sightseeing tour with examples of breathtaking Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque artistry. Our visit also includes the world famous Mirabell Gardens and we see the house where Mozart grew up.
Hotel Name: Hotel NH Salzburg City. (B)

DAY 7 SALZBERG / BERCHTESGADEN / CHIEMSEE / MUNICH: After breakfast we travel along the Königsee River Valley, through the Bavarian mountains, along romantic farmhouses to Obersalzberg. Special buses and an elevator will bring us to the Eagle´s Nest. From there we continue to Lake Chiemsee, the “Bavarian Sea” for a short stop. Onwards to Munich.
Hotel Name:  Holiday Inn Munich City Centre or Mövenpick Munich Airport. (B)

DAY 8 MUNICH / USA: After breakfast, transfer to Munich airport for return flight to US. (B)
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Inclusions

  • Private airport transfers in Munich on Day 1 and Day 8
  • Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and baggage handling
  • 8 breakfasts; 1 dinner
  • English speaking tour guide throughout
  • Travel by private, luxury, air-conditioned mini-coach
  • Sightseeing, special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges
  • Portfolio of travel documents

English speaking tour guide:
Travelers will be accompanied by an English speaking tour guide during the entire travel program (or a driver-guide, for groups up to 7 participants). All our guides have extensive experience and are specially trained for each travel program.
Transfer from airport to your hotel:
Transportation upon arrival is only included on the first day of the tour and is available at any time on that day. Passengers arriving before the first day of the tour can request a special transfer. However, the cost of this transfer is not included in the price of the travel program.
Transportation:
Transportation on our tours is conducted by car, minivan or tour bus, depending on the number of passengers.

Group Discounts
On boutique journeys, travel with a group of 25 and one traveler receives a 100% discount* off the land portion of the vacation price.

Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. Above dates represent “land start” date. Air: Please note that International airfares are not included in the prices above. Journeys Connect can quote you the lowest possible GROUP airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum of 10 seats from same gateway. Less than 10 air seats will require full payment at time of booking. Single Room Supplement: On Request. Triple Room Reduction: One Request. Group discounts cannot be combined with our Triple Room discounts. Not valid on Specialty, Customized Vacations or River Cruises, optional extensions, extra nights, airfares, taxes and fees, flight supplements, or airport transfers. Other restrictions may apply. All passengers’ names must be advised before the discount is applied. *Group discount is on a twin-share basis only.