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: Arrival At Vienna
Meet and greet upon arrival and transfer to your hotel. Check into hotel by 14:00 hrs. Later in the afternoon, get an overview of this spectacular city on a city tour of Vienna and explore various historical landmarks such as the Schonbrunn Palace. Get introduced to the most important sights of the Austrian capital as you drive around the famous 'Ringstrasse', Vienna's main boulevard. Pass by the State Opera, the Museums of Fine Art and Natural History, the Parliament building, the Burgtheater (National Theatre), the City Hall and the University. The highlight of this programme is the visit to Schonbrunn Palace where you take a tour of some of the most magnificently decorated rooms. Return to the city centre, passing by Belvedere Palace. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Vienna To Salzburg
This morning, you will proceed to the train station to board your train to Salzburg. Travel by train from Vienna to Salzburg. On arrival in Salzburg, proceed to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to explore this beautiful city. Discover the treasures, secrets and special features of this baroque enchanting city on a city tour where you will see the Palace of Mirabell, the Mozarteum (University of Music), the Mozart Square and many more!
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 Sightseeing - Sound Of Music Tour
This morning, proceed on Salzburg Sound of music show. Relive the true story of the Von Trapp family which was filmed as the 'Sound of Music' in the Salzburg area. See the original film locations and relive the true story of the von Trapp family, filmed as the 'Sound of Music' in the Salzburg area. Enjoy the spectacular views of the scenic countryside and stop in picture perfect places such as Wolfgangsee and Mondsee. The tour starts from a city centre point. Transportation to and from the hotel is not included.
Day 4: Salzburg To Innsbruck
This morning, you will proceed to the train station to board your train to Innsbruck. Travel by train from Salzburg to Innsbruck. On arrival in Innsbruck, proceed to your hotel in Innsbruck on your own.
Travel from Salzburg to Innsbruck
Day 5: Explore Innsbruck
This morning, visit the Swarovski Crystal World in Wattens. A world of fantasy, an adventure museum with crystals, light and sound designs. The water spouting Giant (a remarkable huge face sculptured on top of a rock ) will amaze you with his sparkling eyes ! Inside the Giant, a whole crystal world awaits you: the Chambers of Wonders containing the Planet of Crystals, the Crystal Dome, the Crystal Theatre, the Ice passage and the Floating Poem. The tour starts from a city centre point. Transportation to and from the hotel is not included.
Day 6: Innsbruck - Vienna - Zurich - Lucerne
This morning, transfer to the train station. Take the train to Vienna and then to Zurich. On arrival in Zurich, you will walk across to the Flughafen station (located adjacent to the airport) for your train to Lucerne. Use your Swiss Rail pass to travel from Zurich to Lucerne.
Travel from Innsbruck to Lucerne
Fly Innsbruck to Zurich, train
Train to Munich, fly to Zurich, train
Day 7: Lucerne - Full Day Visit To Mt Titlis With Ice Flyer & Glacier Park
Enjoy a day of sheer excitement and adventure on glacier paradise of Mt. Titlis (Mountain Excursion). Board the world first revolving gondola 'Rotair' and take the opportunity to ride the spectacular 'Ice Flyer' chairlift and see the ice grotto in the Titlis Glacier Park. In the evening return back to hotel.
Day 8: Lucerne To Interlaken
This morning, after breakfast, transfer to the train station. Use your Swiss Rail pass to travel from Lucerne to Interlaken. On arrival in Interlaken, proceed to your hotel. On arrival in Interlaken, proceed on your own to your hotel. Interlaken is located, in the heart of the Swiss alps, situated between the Lakes of Thun and Brienz and is at the foot the famous trio of peaks, the Eiger, the Monch and the Jungfrau.
Travel from Lucerne to Interlaken
Day 9: Interlaken - Full Day Excursion To Jungfraujoch
Today, you will venture aboard an unforgettable Alpine tour to the majestic world of the Jungfraujoch, towering at 11,333 feet (3,454 meters) - officially the top of Europe! Use your Swiss Rail pass to travel from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen, from where you will begin your scenic journey by boarding the cogwheel train via Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch, Europe's highest railway station. Enjoy the incredible world of eternal snow and ice. Visit the Ice Palace, experience the breathtaking panorama view from the Sphinx Observation Terrace overlooking the Aletsch Glacier (Europe's longest glacier) and the snow-capped peaks of the neighboring countries.
Day 10: Interlaken - Basel - Paris
Transfer on your own to train station in Interlaken for your train to Paris. Use your swiss pass to take the train from Interlaken to Basel. From Basel take the High-Speed TGV train to Paris. On arrival, transfer on your own from train station in Paris to the hotel.
Travel from Interlaken to Paris
Fly Berne to Paris CDG
Train to Mulhouse, fly to Paris Orly
Train, train to Zurich, fly to Paris CDG
Night bus, bus
Day 11: Paris Sightseeing
Breakfast at Hotel. Discover Paris at your leisure on this Hop-on Hop-off Tour. Pass by the most famous of Paris’s landmarks, from the mighty Arc de Triomphe, which overlooks the renowned Champs Elysees, to the grand Louvre Museum, which holds some of the world’s most famous pieces of art, including Leonardo Da Vinci’s ‘Mona Lisa’. You will also be taken by the Seine River, which winds through the centre of Paris, as well as the Orsay Museum, which is host to some of the world’s most impressive impressionist artists’ work, including Van Gogh and Monet. Overnight stay in Hotel.
Day 12: Paris - Cruise + Illuminations Tour.
The morning and afternoon is free for you to explore Paris on your own. You may choose to go to the Louvre Museum in morning (on your own) where you can see the Mona Lisa, follow the Da Vinci code trail and decide which one of the 35,000 pieces on display you will look at in one of the world’s largest museums. In the evening go for cruise on the River Seine which will introduce you to the main monuments of Paris. This will be followed by a magical and magnificent drive through Paris by night with its beautiful illuminated buildings where you will be delighted by the views of the Champs-Elysees, Arch of triumph, Eiffel Tower, Louvre Pyramid and many more. Return back to hotel in the night for stay.
Day 13: Departure From Paris
After breakfast you will be picked up for transfer to the airport for your journey back home.