Highlights of Bavaria and Austria


Austria and Bavaria are two regions consisting of incredible history, tangible heritage and unmatched natural beauty. On your journey through Bavaria, you will witness the incredible Bavarian Alps and their entire splendor, the romantic fairy-tale castle of Neuschwanstien, the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the most spellbinding scenery in central Europe. Your private tour will give you the freedom to spend as much time in an area as you’d like, make an extra photo stop or the freedom to explore the city!

 Daily Departures - 7-day/6-night package visiting Munich, Fussen, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Salzburg and Berchtesgaden. Package includes accommodations at Superior Tourist Class or First Class hotels, daily breakfast, car or minivan transfers, entry to Neuschwanstien and Linderhof Castle, Swarovski Crystal World and the salt mines in Berchtesgaden.

Includes

  • Transfers per itinerary
  • Hotels per itinerary or similar
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • ASTA TOP Tour operator travel funds protection program
  • Daily continental or buffet breakfast
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips and gratuities
  • Local city taxes
  • Flights

Daily Itinerary

Day

1

Explore Munich

In the morning, join a city tour through Munich visiting its famous attractions such as the Marienplatz, the Viktualienmartk and the Hofbrauhaus. Munich is the gateway to the Bavarian Alps and world famous for the Oktoberfest celebration and the Bayern Munchen football club with its impressive Allianz Arena. The liveliest part of Munich is undoubtedly the Marienplatz, a spectacular square full of history. The afternoon is free to explore the city at your leisure. Overnight in Munich (B)

Day

2

Munich - Bavarian Castles - Fussen

Today you will leave for Fussen and enjoy a visit of the splendid castles of Louis II, King of Bavaria and also known as the Mad King. Explore the fairy-tale like Neuschwanstein Castle and the incredible Linderhof which are framed by one of the most beautiful natural surroundings in the world. You will also have the chance to visit the village of Oberammergau, known for its handicrafts and its annual Passion plays. Overnight in Fussen. (B)

Day

3

Fussen - Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Continue your journey to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, capital of winter sports and host of the 1936 Winter Olympics. Here you will find the highest mountain peak in Germany, the Zugspitze. Ascend the steep slope by cable car to the summit and enjoy the spectacular views. Overnight in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. (B)

Day

4

Garmisch-Partenkirchen - Innsbruck - Salzburg

Head for Innsbruck, the west of Austria and the valley of the Inn River, surrounded by high mountains. Stroll around this city of enchantments and visit the World of Swarovski Crystals. In the afternoon, journey to Salzburg. Overnight in Salzburg. (B)

Day

5

Explore Salzburg

Join a morning city tour of Salzburg, world renowned for the beauty of the surrounding landscape and the fortune of having Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as one of its sons, born here in 1756. Due to the architectural unity and harmony of the Old Town, it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight in Salzburg. (B)

Day

6

Salzburg - Berchtesgarden

Leave for Berchtesgaden, a typical Alpine village at the foot of the Watzmann Mountain, well known for its salt mines, the Konigssee, or lake of the king, and the Obersalzberg with the Hitler’s famed Eagle’s Nest. After a visit to the salt mine in Berchtesgaden, you can choose to take an optional boat trip on the Konigssee or visit the famous Eagle’s Nest. (B)

Day

7

Berchtesgaden - Lake Chiem - Munich

In the morning, leave for Munich. En route, you will stop on the shores of Lake Cheim for a photo stop and views of the spectacular surroundings. You will arrive in Munich in the afternoon. (B)