GLOBUS 2023: The Best of Austria & Switzerland (ZC)
11 days from Vienna to Zurich
The hills are alive with the sound of music, the aroma of strudel, and the taste of schnitzel. In addition to the fables, falsettos, and flavors of two of Europe's most scenic countries, a symphony of sights awaits your arrival on this scenic tour of Austria and Switzerland. Palaces and castles, peaks and glaciers, moving scenery, and famous movie scenes are all on the itinerary. As you make the stunning journey from melodious Vienna to metropolitan Zurich, you'll experience the breathtaking scenery in a variety of ways. Cruise down the dreamy Danube, board the Glacier Express train for the car-free mountain resort of Zermatt, and frolic in the same Austrian locations as Julie Andrews did in the hit movie The Sound of Music. At the end of your eye-opening and ear-pleasing vacation, 'So long, farewell' will be the hardest words to utter.
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- Offer valid through 3/31/2022
- 11 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Vienna||Welcome to Vienna! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. (D)|
|Day 2||Vienna||VIENNA Guided sightseeing includes Schonbrunn Palace and Heldenplatz. Free time this afternoon. (B)|
|Day 3||Salzburg||MELK Danube River cruise.MONDSEE Visit the Parish Church.SALZBURG Guided walking tour includes Mirabell Gardens, the Great Festival Hall, and Residenz Square. (B) 242 mi / 390 km|
|Day 4||Salzburg||SALZBURG Free day. (B)|
|Day 5||St. Moritz||INNSBRUCK Walk through the Old Town to the Golden Roof. Free time to browse.Scenic drive into the Swiss Engadine en route to St. Moritz. (B,D) 236 mi / 380 km|
|Day 6||Zermatt||CHUR [LF] Glacier Express train ride to Zermatt includes lunch on board. (B,L)149 mi / 240 km|
|Day 7||Zermatt||ZERMATT Free day. (B,D)ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Zermatt with an excursion to the Matterhorn Glacier by cable car. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time with your GlobusGO mobile app.|
|Day 8||Berne||ZERMATT Mountain train ride to Tasch.CHILLON [LF] Guided visit of the castle and wine tasting. (B) 155 mi / 250 km|
|Day 9||Lucerne||BERNE Guided walking tour includes a stop at Bear Park, panoramic views of the city from the Rose Garden and the Old Town.INTERLAKEN Free time for lunch en route to Lucerne. (B) 75 mi / 120 km|
|Day 10||Lucerne||LUCERNE Walking tour includes the Lion monument, the Old Town, and the Chapel Bridge. [LF] Private boat cruise this evening followed by farewell dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)|
|Day 11||Zurich||Your vacations ends with breakfast this morning.Morning transfer to Zurich Airport in time for homebound flights leaving no earlier than 10 am. Extra nights are available in Zurich. (B) 34 mi / 55 km|
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