Jewels of Bavaria and Austria

A journey that is steeped in history and culture set amid stunning alpine scenery, expansive lakes and snow-covered peaks.

Travel by luxury car with your own personal tour guide and stay in exclusive hotels. We will be pleased to adapt this travel itinerary to your personal requests and interests

Highlights: 7 Days/6 Nights

· Zugspitze adventure: climb to the highest mountain in Germany by cable car

· World of Swarovski Crystals: the miracle of crystal in a dimension never seen before

· Discover the wonderful Alpine scenery, dream castles and cultural cities

*This program is also available as a self-drive tour.

Itinerary:

Day 1 Munich

In the morning city tour through Munich. Visit its famous attractions such as the Marienplatz, the Viktualienmarkt and the Hofbräuhaus. Munich is the gateway to the Bavarian Alps and world famous for the “Oktoberfest“ or the Bayern München 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.

Day 2 Munich - Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Palaces - Füssen

Today leave for Füssen and enjoy a visit of the splendid castles of Louis II, King of Bavaria known as “The Mad King“. Visit the fantastic Neuschwanstein castle and the beautiful castle of Linderhof which are framed by one of the most beautiful natural surroundings in the world. Also visit the village of

Oberammergau, known for its hand crafts and its Passion play. Accommodation in Füssen, the southernmost point of the „Romantic Route“.

Day 3 Füssen - Garmisch - Partenkirchen

Continue to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, capital of winter sports. Garmisch-Partenkirchen hosted the 1936 Winter Olympics. Here is the highest mountain in Germany, the Zugspitze (2,962 meters). Ascend by cable car to the Zugspitze to enjoy the wonderful views.

Day 4 Garmisch-Partenkirchen - Innsbruck - Salzburg

Continue the trip to Innsbruck, the west of Austria and the valley of the River Inn, surrounded by high mountains. Stroll around this city of enchantments and visit the World of Swarovski Crystals. In the afternoon, leave for Salzburg.

Day 5 Salzburg

In the morning City Tour. The worldwide fame of Salzburgis due to the incomparable magic of the silhouette of the city, the beauty of the surrounding landscape and the fortune that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born here in 1756. Due to the architectural unity and harmony of the Old Town it was

declared a “World Heritage Site“ by UNESCO.

Day 6 Salzburg - Berchtesgaden

Leave for Berchtesgaden, a typical Alpine village at the foot of the Watzmann mountain, well known for its salt mines, the “Königssee“ (lake of the king) and the Obersalzberg with the Eagle‘s Nest. After a visit to the salt mine in Berchtesgaden, you can choose to go on a boat trip on the Königssee or visit the famous Eagle‘s Nest (not included).

Day 7 Berchtesgaden - Lake Chiem - Munich

In the morning leave for Munich. On the way, stop on the shores of Lake Chiem.

Arrival in Munich in the afternoon.

Included:

· Accommodation in 5* hotels

· Daily breakfast & city tax

· Transportation by private car during the entire tour

· English speaking driver guide during the entire tour

· Visits and excursions as mentioned

· Admission to Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Palace, Swarovski Crystal Worlds,

· Salt mines in Berchtesgaden

· Ascent to Zugspitz mountain