Austria is a country rich with history, beautiful places, traditions and activities that are distinct to the area. This tour will give you a great overview of Austria’s beautiful landscapes, rich culture and beautiful Baroque architecture. The mention of Switzerland conjures up images of snow-swathed peaks of the Alps, crystal blue lakes and houses with steeped roofs. Explore the treasures of Europe's three fascinating countries from the beautiful Alps to its romantic cities.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrive Vienna
Meet and greet upon arrival and transfer to your hotel. Check into hotel by 14:00 hrs. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Vienna To Salzburg
Breakfast at hotel. Take the Morning City Tour and Schönbrunn (Seat in Coach Basis) (Pick up from most Hotels in Vienna City). This tour will give you an overall impression of the most significant historical sights of Vienna. Along the Ringstrasse we show you numerous grand buildings, such as the MAK, the State Opera House, the magnificent Museum of Fine Arts with its world famous art treasures of the Habsburgs and the Natural History Museum. The cultural district the Museums Quartier is home to the Hofburg (the former Habsburg winter residence), the Parliament, the City Hall and the Burg Theatre. The highlight of this tour will be a visit of the showrooms of Schönbrunn Palace; once the summer residence of the Habsburg Family and home of Maria Theresia. On the way back to the Opera we pass by the Belvedere Palace. Later return to your hotel. In the afternoon we will depart to Salzburg (Standard Train Travel Included). Meet upon arrival in Salzburg and transfer to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Travel from Vienna to Salzburg
Fly to Salzburg
Train via Wien Westbahnhof
Fly to Linz, train
Train via Wels Hbf
Bus Orange Ways
Day 3: Salzburg To Innsbruck
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning you will have a half day Salzburg city tour of Sound (Seat in Coach Basis) (You have to make your own way to the starting point of this tour at Mirabellplatz, directly in front of St. Andrä Church). This wonderful ride will show you the breathtaking views of the landscape where the opening scenes of the film “Sound of Music” were filmed. Relax and listen to the original “Sound of Music” soundtrack. Our English speaking guide not only shows you the highlights of the film “Sound of Music” but also the historical and architectural landmarks in the City, as well as the picturesque Lake District. The tour will last for around 4 hours. Later return to your Hotel on your own. In the afternoon
departure transfer to the train station to connect to your train to Innsbruck (Standard Train Travel Included). Arrive Innsbruck and transfer to your hotel. Check into hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Travel from Salzburg to Innsbruck
Day 4: Explore Innsbruck
Breakfast at hotel. Today is free to just explore this breathtaking town in the Alps, visit the Crystal Factory Showroom or just relax. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Innsbruck To Venice
Breakfast at hotel. Take the departure transfer to the train station to connect your train to Venice (Standard Train Travel Included). Meet upon arrival in Venice St Lucia Station and transfer to your hotel. Check into hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Travel from Innsbruck to Venice
Fly from Innsbruck
Train to Munich, fly
Train Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Day 6: Venice Tour
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning make your own way to the Tourist Office, Plaza San Marcos by 09:00 hrs. Here you will
have a Guided Walking Tour of Venice (Seat in Coach Basis). This interesting tour is centred around the history of St. Mark's Square
and its main monuments. We will be visiting the St. Mark's Basilica with its marble and mosaics, and the Ducal Palace where the old Republic of Venice exercised their political and commercial powers in the Doge Palace. Then cross the Bridge of Sighs arriving at the famous Venice Jail. The rest of the afternoon free to explore Venice. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Venice To Florence
Breakfast at hotel. Check out of hotel. Join the departure transfer to train station to connect train to Florence (Standard Train Travel Included). Arrive and transfer to your Hotel by afternoon. Check into hotel. Then you can make your own way to join the Hop On Hop Off Tour of Florence. Explore Florence with 2 routes on this Hop On Hop Off tour. In the romantic region of Tuscany lies the jewel city of the Renaissance, Florence. Surrounded by the Appenine Mountain chain it lies in a fertile valley surrounded by the charming Tuscan vineyards and olive groves. The art galleries
and museums of Florence are renowned throughout the world and holidaymakers flock to admire the superb David of Michaelangelo, the Venus of Botticelli and the stunning Duomo with its marble façade which glows in the golden sunlight. The start point for Line A is S M Novella Station and for Line B is S. Frediano. Make your own way back to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Travel from Venice to Florence
Bus Euroturist Express
Day 8: Florence To Rome
Breakfast at hotel. Continue on your Hop On Hop Off Tour of Florence. Explore Florence with 2 routes on this Hop On Hop Off tour. In the romantic region of Tuscany lies the jewel city of the Renaissance, Florence. Surrounded by the Apennine Mountain chain it lies in a fertile valley surrounded by the charming Tuscan vineyards and olive groves. The art galleries and museums of Florence are renowned throughout the world and holidaymakers flock to admire the superb David of Michelangelo, the Venus of Botticelli and the stunning Duomo with its marble façade which glows in the golden sunlight. The start point for Line A is S M Novella Station and for Line B is S. Frediano. Later return to your Hotel and you will be transferred at around 2 pm to Florence Train Station to connect your train to Rome (Standard Train Travel
Included). Arrive in Rome and you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Travel from Florence to Rome
Fly from Florence
Train Trenitalia Eurostar
Train to Bologna, fly
Day 9: Rome Tour
Breakfast at hotel. Discover Rome with Hop On Hop Off 24 hours Ticket. There is no better way to see Rome than on a double-decker, hop-on hop-off bus! See top Rome attractions on this comprehensive sightseeing tour, such as Vatican City, the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Tiber Island and much more. The buses are open top which allows you to enjoy full 360 degree panoramic views as you travel along your route. Hop on and off as many times as you like at any of the eight stops around Italy’s captivating capital city. One of the world’s most compelling cities, Rome has more to see than most other capitals all put together. Layers of history have left the city with architectural treasures scattered at every twist and turn and its Baroque piazzas and ancient antiquities are a joy to behold. Aboard a comfortable, open-top, double-decker bus, admire top city attractions, such as Rome’s must-see Colosseum – the scene of gory gladiator battles during the Roman Empire – and Piazza Venezia with its ostentatious Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II. Pass downtown streets near the eye-catching Trevi Fountain or perhaps hop off at Vatican City to visit one of the most sacred places in Christendom. With your ticket, you can remain on the bus for an entire loop (roughly 1.5-2 hours) as you listen to the informative audio commentary, or you can hop on and off at any of the eight stops around the city to explore Rome’s countless delights. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Rome Departure
Breakfast at hotel. Day free at leisure until departure transfer to Rome Airport for your onward journey.