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Trafalgar Switzerland and Austria Summer 2017 (SWAU)

13 Days starts and ends in Zurich Print
Tour Style: Regional Explorer
Europe & Britain First Class 2017
Visits: Zurich, Lake Zurich, Mozarts House, Salzburg Domplatz, Fortress Hohensalzburg, Vaduz, Vienna, Melk Abbey, Lake Mondsee, Vienna State Opera House, Hofburg Palace, St Stephens Cathedral, Austrian Parliament Building, Villach, Graz, Piber Federal Stud, Dom St Jakob, Goldeen Roof, Cortina D Ampezzo, Dolomites, Tre Croci Pass, Cortina Dampezzo, St Moritz, Engadine Valley, Zermatt, Bellinzona, Locarno, Matterhorn, Montreux, Lake Geneva, Jet Deau Fountain, St Pierre Cathedral, Geneva United Nations Building, Chillon, Brunig Pass, Jungfrau Mountain, Interlaken, Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italy

Explore the Alpine landscapes of Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and the northern fringes of Italy, following the Arlberg route into the Tyrol and the breathtaking scenery of the Wachau Valley. Cross the Tre Croci Pass to the heart of Italy's Dolomites and spectacular Rhône Valley, enjoying beautiful Vienna, St. Moritz and Lake Geneva as you traverse the heart of Europe.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in Salzburg and Vienna
  • Orientation of Zurich, Graz, Innsbruck and Lucerne
  • See Melk Abbey and the Wachau Valley
  • View the Golden Roof and Hofburg Palace in Innsbruck, the Matterhorn and Jungfrau mountains (weather permitting), the castle of Chillon, the city of Berne, Chapel Bridge and Lion Monument in Lucerne
  • Visit Vaduz the capital of Liechtenstein, the Italian ski resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo, the mountain resort of St. Moritz, lakeside Stresa and Zermatt

Dining Highlights

  • 12 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 5 dinners

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

Trafalgar Tour Itinerary

Day: 1 Arrive Zurich
Welcome to Zurich. After check-in, your Travel Director takes you on an orientation of Switzerland's financial capital before you enjoy a Welcome Reception with your fellow travellers and Travel Director at a local restaurant.Welcome Reception
Day: 2 Zurich – Liechtenstein – Salzburg Sightseeing
A scenic drive along Lake Walensee brings you to Liechtenstein where you stop at its capital Vaduz. Follow the Arlberg route into the Tyrol, past the Wilder Kaiser Mountains to Salzburg. This impressive city is dominated by Fortress Hohensalzburg. Your Local Specialist shows you a wealth of fascinating sights during your walking tour, including Mozart's family house and the Domplatz.Buffet Breakfast
Day: 3 Salzburg – Vienna (2 Nights)
Admire breathtaking scenery as you travel past Lake Mondsee and through the Wachau Valley to see the impressive Melk Abbey en route to Imperial Vienna.Buffet Breakfast
Day: 4 Vienna Sightseeing
Vienna is a beautiful city featuring grand palaces and buildings such as the State Opera, the Hofburg, St. Stephen's Cathedral, the Parliament and the Imperial Boulevards. Marvel at all these wonderful sights with your Local Specialist. Stroll through the oldest part of the city - 'Am Hof'. Spend time afterwards exploring on your own. Tonight why not enjoy a Viennese concert.Buffet Breakfast
Day: 5 Vienna – Graz – Piber Stud Farm – Villach
Admire galleried courtyards and Renaissance squares in Graz. Visit the Lipizzaner Stud farm at Piber for a Cultural Insight into the breeding of the athletic white stallions for the Spanish Riding School. This evening enjoy a Be My Guest dinner at a monastery housed in a beautiful old castle, before arriving to your hotel in Villach.Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day: 6 Villach – Cortina d'Ampezzo – Innsbruck
The Alpine scenery is breathtaking as you drive into Italy via Carbonin and Lake Misurina. Explore Cortina d'Ampezzo, the Olympic skiing resort set in the heart of the Dolomites. Traverse spectacular mountain passes as you cross back into Austria. At Innsbruck admire the Golden Roof, St. Jakob's Cathedral, the Hofburg Palace and see the Olympic ski-jump during your orientation tour.Buffet Breakfast
Day: 7 Innsbruck – St. Moritz
This morning travel over the border into Switzerland and cross the enchanting Engadine. Arrive later in the fashionable winter sports resort of St. Moritz, where you are free this afternoon to explore the pristine landscape. Perhaps take a mountain pass train ride. Tonight enjoy dinner at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Day: 8 St. Moritz – Thusis – Bellinzona – Stresa – Zermatt (2 Nights)
Traverse Alpine landscapes to Thusis and follow the San Bernadino route to Bellinzona, famous for its three castles. Continue via Locarno to the shores of Lake Maggiore and explore the scenic town of Stresa. See the beautiful Borromean Islands as you head towards the Simplon Pass. This evening enjoy dinner at your hotel in Zermatt.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Day: 9 Zermatt
Spend your free day relaxing in the shadows of the magnificent Matterhorn or perhaps consider a mountain trip for fantastic views of the surrounding Alpine peaks.Buffet Breakfast
Day: 10 Zermatt – Chillon – Montreux
A spectacular drive through the Rhône Valley brings you to Lake Geneva where you view Lord Byron's Castle of Chillon. Follow the shores of Lake Geneva round to Montreux, famous for its annual jazz festival.Buffet Breakfast
Day: 11 Montreux – Berne – Interlaken – Lucerne Orientation (2 Nights)
Travel via Berne the Federal capital of Switzerland, to Interlaken in the Bernese Oberland, where you see the mighty Jungfrau (subject to weather conditions). Interlaken is one of the oldest and most popular tourist resorts in Switzerland. Cross the Brünig Pass to the charming town of Lucerne. View the Chapel Bridge and visit the Lion Monument, built in the memory of Louis XVI's Swiss Guards, during your orientation tour.Buffet Breakfast
Day: 12 Lucerne
Lucerne is a beautiful medieval town set against an impressive backdrop of mountains. Spend free time exploring the old town, shopping for watches and chocolates or consider an Optional Experience up a nearby mountain. Tonight celebrate with your travelling companions at a Farewell Dinner.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day: 13 Lucerne – Depart Zurich
Say goodbye to Europe and your new found friends at the end of this amazing holiday. Airport transfers are available to Zurich Airport. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast

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