Day 1: Arrival in Vienna
Welcome to the city of Vienna! We will transfer you to the hotel. Depending on your arrival time, you will have some free time to relax or you can go on a first stroll through the city. In the evening, get together with your tour companions to enjoy a Welcome Dinner and toast to a proper beginning of your trip.
Overnight in Vienna.
Day 2: Vienna
Wake up to the wonders of Vienna, enjoying a sightseeing tour of this gorgeous and historical city. A guided tour will enable you to see the most iconic sights of Vienna, while learning about its colorful and sometimes turbulent history. You’ll have the afternoon to yourself. Use the free time to visit one of Vienna’s traditional Christmas markets. In the evening you will have dinner in a typical restaurant.
Overnight in Vienna.
Day 3: Drive to Salzburg
In the morning you continue to Salzburg, an inspirationally scenic and musically distinguished city of elegance. Brimming with Baroque architecture and located in an area of panoramic beauty, Salzburg offers visitors a wealth of cultural enlightenment opportunities. Set out on a walking tour of this remarkable metropolis, admiring the beautiful towers and domes of the Salzburg Cathedral, built in the Baroque style and home to many priceless religious artifacts within. Afterwards enjoy some free time for a stroll around the Christmas market.
Dinner and overnight in the region of Salzburg.
Day 4: Berchtesgadener Land - Continue to Innsbruck
Today your coach will take you on an excursion to the Berchtesgadener Land in Bavaria. You‘ll venture on a fascinating salt journey though time, as you visit one of the largest salt mines in Europe. Wooden slides take you down to that "white gold" - once the most important currency. You are given all kinds of interesting facts on the mining and processing of salt and venture. Afterwards, enjoy some free time in Berchtesgaden or marvel at the beautiful landscape at Lake Koenigssee. Afterwards transfer to Innsbruck. Dinner and overnight in the region of Innsbruck.
Day 5: Innsbruck
After breakfast, your eyes will sparkle and glitter during a visit to the Swarovski Crystal Worlds. They were opened in 1995 on the occasion of the company’s 100th anniversary. It’ll feel like a fantasy world when you marvel at the 17 chambers of wonder that can be discovered.
After some free time for lunch, you’ll go on a guided city tour of Innsbruck. You’ll get to see the old town with Innsbruck’s landmark – the „Golden Roof“ - as well as the Bergisel Jump and many more.The later afternoon will be at your disposal to discover Innsbruck’s Christmas Market. In the evening you will enjoy a dinner with regional cuisine and a show of Tyrolean music and folk dancing.
Overnight in region of Innsbruck.
Day 6: Munich
This morning you will make your way to Bavaria.During a guided walking tour, you get to see Munich´s most intriguing sights, e.g. Marienplatz, the „Cathedral of Our Lady“, the Residence and many more. The tour offers an exciting variety of sights and many anecdotes. The afternoon is at your disposal. Our suggestion: Go Christmas Market Hopping - how many markets can you visit within one afternoon? Regardless of how many of them you manage to see, you should definitely sip a cup of hot mulled wine to warm up. Dinner in a typical Bavarian restaurant. Overnight in Munich.
Day 7: Excursion to Nuremberg
Today your coach will take you on a day-trip to Nuremberg. On a guided walking tour you will immerse yourself in the impressive history of the former imperial city. You will learn interesting facts about the castle and fountains, the church and art as well as the history and present of the city.Afterwards, you will visit the “Christkindles Markt” – the city’s famous Christmas Market.
Dinner and overnight in Munich.
Day 8: departure from Munich
We will transfer you to Munich Airport for your homeward journey.
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