Exploring the Alpine Countries
Starting at $259913 days • 17 meals
Tour HighlightsVienna, Danube Cruise, Salzburg, Dinner at St. Peter's Stiftskeller, Munich, Oberammergau, Dine Around in Oberammergau, Innsbruck, Bavarian Castles, Black Forest, Chateau de Chillon, Zermatt, Lucerne
TOUR DESCRIPTIONDiscover storybook castles and glittering palaces amidst stunning Alpine vistas as you explore Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Begin in Vienna with a visit to Schoenbrunn Palace. Enjoy a dinner at centuries-old St. Peter’s Restaurant in Salzburg, the "City of Music." Spend a night in the Black Forest. Visit Oberammergau, famous for the Passion Play and expert woodcarvers, where you will also enjoy a Dine Around experience. Enjoy picture stops at Bavaria’s famous castle, Neuschwanstein, and a guided tour of the Chateau de Chillon on Lake Geneva. Enjoy two nights in the alpine village of Zermatt, Switzerland, at the foot of the Matterhorn, and two nights in Lucerne, “the Swiss Paradise on the Lake.” Cruise the Danube during an included boat excursion.
- Begin your vacation with a special dinner in the quaint wine-making village of Grinzing.
- Choose from a selection of cozy restaurants on an included Dine Around in the cozy village of Oberammergau.
- Relax surrounded by untouched wilderness on an overnight in Germany's beautiful Black Forest region.
- Spend two nights in the Alpine village of Zermatt, Switzerland at the foot of the majestic Matterhorn.
- Experience the benefits of Whisper headsets, designed for better communication between you and your guides.
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Passport & visa information
Certain countries require a minimum of 6 months passport validity. You are strongly urged to contact the appropriate consulate for details. Visit www.travel.state.gov for the U.S. State Department for the latest details about passports and visa requirements.
IMPORTANT: We recommend that our clients traveling abroad take a photocopy of their passport and applicable visas. It should be packed separately from your actual passport and visa. We also recommend leaving a copy at home with your emergency contact.
Destination Facts & Stats
All countries on this tour are 6 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time.
An adaptor (which changes the physical plug) and/or converter (which changes the electric current) are necessary if you plan to use an appliance with voltage different from the standard within the country you are visiting. Please note, if your appliance has dual voltage you may still need an adaptor for the plug. When packing your electronic items for travel, please review the converter electric current level to make sure it is the same or greater than the items you are planning on using. If you plan on utilizing or transporting a sleep apnea machine, please remember to pack an extension cord and adapter plug to ensure proper function.
Zermatt is approx 6,000 ft. Option to Gornergrat is 10,000 ft & Mt. Pilatus is 7,000 ft.