Through Valleys & Alps
Austria & Germany in 8 Days • 6 Nights in Destination
Travel through the most important and spectacular cities of Austria and Germany by train including Vienna, Salzburg, Innsbruck and Munich!
A mesmerizing journey through Central Europe awaits on this fascinating train tour through Austria and Germany! Begin in Vienna, famed for its excellent museums and artistic heritage before visiting the home of Mozart in Salzburg. Delight in the Alpine landscapes of Innsbruck and end your journey in the Bavarian capital of Munich, famous for its beer gardens and eclectic architecture!
It's time to discover the cities and scenery of Central Europe! At the indicated time, arrive at your departure airport to catch a flight to the Austrian capital of Vienna.*
* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.
Arrive in Vienna, an imperial city famed for its artistic legacy and for the music of Mozart and Beethoven, who both spent much of their lives in the Austrian capital. Transfer to the hotel and spend the remainder of the day exploring at your leisure. We recommend heading to the historic centre to enjoy the charming atmosphere. During the summer the riverbanks come alive with lively bars and restaurants, so be sure to check this out if the weather is pleasant. Overnight stay in Vienna.
Breakfast at the hotel. Discover the 'City of Dreams' today on a Vienna city tour. Take the Ringstrasse ring road to see some of the capital's most important buildings including the State Opera House, the Museums of Art History and Natural History, the Museumquartier, the Imperial Palace (the former winter residence of the Emperor), the Parliament, the City Hall and the Burgtheater. The remainder of the day is free to enjoy Vienna at your leisure. Overnight stay in Vienna.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the railway station this morning to catch a train to Salzburg, famous as the hometown of legendary composer Mozart. Arrive, transfer to the hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring at your leisure. Take in the views of the Eastern Alps and admire the medieval and baroque architecture of the Old Town. Overnight stay in Salzburg.
Breakfast at the hotel. Continue your adventure through Austria today as you self-transfer* to the station to catch a train to Innsbruck. On arrival, transfer to the hotel and get settled in before exploring the city at your leisure for the remainder of the day. As the capital of Austria’s western state of Tyrol, Innsbruck is a popular destination for winter sports. Known for its combination of Imperial and modern architecture this unique city is within easy reach of the spectacular landscapes of the Austrian Alps. Overnight stay in Innsbruck.
* Transfer from hotel to Salzburg train station is not included.
Breakfast at the hotel. Bid farewell to Austria as you transfer to the railway station to catch a train to Munich in Germany! Arrive, self-transfer* to the hotel and spend the remainder of the day getting to know the Bavarian capital at your leisure! Famous for its Oktoberfest celebrations and beautiful old town, Munich is a delight to explore. If the weather is pleasant, head to one of the city's many beer gardens for a taste of authentic German beer! Overnight stay in Munich.
* Transfer from Munich train station to hotel is not included.
Breakfast at the hotel. Begin the day with a tour of Munich, starting in Karlstor. See the church of St. Michael, where the remains of the "Mad King” are located and head to Marienplatz, in the heart of the city. Visit the City Hall and its famous carillon and see the Frauenkirche and Devil’s Footstep. Admire the architecture of Opera Square and visit Bürgersaalkirche, the Royal Residence and St. Peter’s Church. After a comprehensive introduction to Munich's top sights, the remainder of the day is free to explore at your leisure. Don't miss out on a stroll through the beautiful Englischer Garten, the city's best-loved public park. Overnight stay in Munich.
Breakfast* at the hotel. It's time to bring your journey through Central Europe to an end. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight back to the US. Arrive in the US and end your trip.**
* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.
** Depending on the return flight schedule, you may arrive in the US the next day
8 days trip including flights*
7 days and 6 nights in destination
NYC - VIE
NYC - VIE
MUC - NYC
* It may change depending of your departure city, departure date and arrival date.
The calendar does not display internal flights, trains or other transportation included in the itinerary.
Accommodation: 6 Nights
*In case the advertised hotels are not available they will be replaced by one of these alternative hotels with the same quality: Arcotel Kaiserwasser, Arcotel Wimberger, Austria Trend Hotel Ananas.
Vienna City Tour
Discover the best-known sights of Vienna as you take a city tour around the Ringstrasse, the circular boulevard that borders the historic heart of the city. Discover Vienna's most emblematic landmarks and architectural treasures.
Sightseeing Tour of Munich
Starting in Karlstor, see St. Michael's Church, where the 'Mad King' Ludwig II is buried, before heading to Marienplatz, in the heart of the city. See Opera Square and the Feldherrnhalle monument before admiring the Baroque facade of Bürgersaalkirche.
What's included: Sightseeing tour of Munich with english speaking guide.
The price includes
- Included in all our trips. more information
- Departures from main US airports.
- International flights: US - Vienna, Munich - US. *more information
- Train journeys: Vienna - Salzburg, Salzburg - Innsbruck, Innsbruck - Munich.
- 6 nights accommodation in Superior category hotels.See hotels included
- 6 breakfasts.
- All airport and train station transfers except for: Hotel Salzburg to Salzburg Train station & Munich Train Staiton to Munich Hotel. *more information
- All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
- Panoramic tours of Vienna & Munich.
- Guide/s during the excursions.
*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase
Drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.
*transfer from Salzburg hotel to Salzburg train station and transfer from Munich train station to Munich hotel are not included.
Please note: this itinerary is an independent tour, not a group tour. It includes accommodation, some activities and some transfers, but you will not be accompanied by a guide throughout the entire trip, nor will you be traveling in a group.
- Entry requirementsValid passport or identity card.
- VisaNo visa is required to enter the country.
- Electricity220 V. No adapter required.
- HealthThere are no mandatory vaccinations.
- Time zoneUTC + 01:00.
- Other useful informationMeals are often eaten quite early in Austria.
- Tourist Office websitehttps://www.austria.info/us
Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.
Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.
In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or canceled without prior notice.
If you have reduced mobility/require the use of a wheelchair and prefer to go at your own pace, please contact our customer service team at +1 888-488-0592 or via our contact form.