Munich Oktoberfest and Charming Austria

Munich Oktoberfest and Charming Austria

Depart:
Escorted Tour-Land Only

8 Days/ 7 Nights

September 22-September 29, 2007
Price per Person:
In a double room $1699

Single supplement $539
Package Includes:
7 nights first class accommodation all with private facilities
Daily breakfast
Welcome cocktail in Vienna
4 dinners
English speaking tour escort
Motorcoach transportation
Luggage handling at hotels (1 piece per person)
Sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary.
Hotel taxes and service charges
Itinerary
Day 1 Saturday-Vienna
Upon arrival in Vienna self transfer to your hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure to relax or begin your exploration of the Austrian capital. This evening meet your tour escort for a welcome drink. Overnight Hotel Mercure Vienna City.

Day 2 Sunday-Vienna
After breakfast enjoy a city tour that includes and inside visit to the Schoenbrunn Palace. See the magnificient staterooms where history comes alive. Afternoon at leisure for shopping or visit one of the city's many excellent museums. This evening enjoy a typical Viennese dinner with music at a "Heurigen" in Grinzing. One glass of wine included. Overnight Hotel Mercure Vienna City.

Day 3 Monday-Vienna-Krems-Melk-Salzburg
Today depart for Salzburg. En route stop in Krems where you will board a Danube steamer for a river cruise to Melk. On board enjoy coffee and cake as you pass through the beautiful "Wachau," the famous wine growing region of Austria. At Melk continue your journey to Salzburg by coach. Dinner and overnight Hotel Dorint in Salzburg.

Day 4 Tuesday-Salzburg
This morning enjoy a walking tour of the "Sound of Music" city. Included is a visit to Mozart's birthplace. Afternoon at leisure to explore this beautiful city on your own. Overnight Hotel Dorint in Salzburg.

Day 5 Wednesday-Salzburg-Innsbruck
Leave Salzburg in the late morning and head to Innsbruck. On route you will stop in Wattens for a visit to the world famous Swarovski Crystal Worlds. Upon arrival to Innsbruck you wll be taken on a tour of this charming Alpine city. Dinner and overnight in Innsburck.

Day 6 Thursday-Innsbruck-Neuschwanstein Castle-Oberammergau-Munich
After breakfast leave Innsbruck for Munich. Drive through the beautiful region of Tyrol before crossing the German border near Fussen. Just a few miles from the border you will see the castles of Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein. You wlll tour the Neuschwanstein Castle, one of King Ludwig's II most extraorinary fantasies. After a guided tour drive via Oberammergau (famous for its Passion plays and wood carvings) to Munich. Overnight Hotel Europa in Munich.

Day 7 Friday-Munich
After breakfast you will be taken on a tour of the Bavarian captial. In the afternoon you will visit the Octoberfest and enjoy a typical Octoberfest dinner including 1 tankard of beer at a reserved table in one of the famous giant beer tents. Overnight in Munich.

Day 8 Saturday-Munich-End of Tour
Tour ends after breakfast. You can extend your stay in Munich or continue to the Romantic Road or to cosmopolitan Berlin.

Additional nights in Vienna and/or Munich available.



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