Pearls of the Alps
8 days / 7 nights
Arrival at Munich airport. Meeting with tour escort and driver. Transfer to the hotel in Seefeld. Remainder of the day free. Welcome meeting and dinner at hotel.
Scenic ride through the Bavarian Alps with stop in Oberammergau. Drive further to Schwangau and visit of “Castle Neuschwanstein”. Return trip to Seefeld via the Tyrolean “Sun plateau”. Dinner and overnight in Seefeld.
In the morning visit of the “Ice age Village” - built under scientific management of the University of Innsbruck. An open-air archaeological park, the visitors’ lives and way of life in the Neolithic Age, the time Oetzi’s meant to illustrate. Via the Timmelsjoch High Alpine Road we reach South Tyrol/Italy. The trip trough the 2,509 m elevated Timmelsjoch tunnel through the Oetztaler glaciers into the South Tyrolean wine region trough the Passeier valley to Merano will be an unforgettable experience. The “Secret Gap” in the Alps or the direct route south brings laybys and panorama points on the way. Stop in the historical spa town of Merano and wine tasting in one of the typical South Tyrolean wineries. Dinner and overnight in Seefeld.
Scenic coach ride via the principality of Liechtenstein, Lake Lucerne to Interlaken. Dinner and overnight in Interlaken.
Turquoise blue waters, mountain peaks capped with eternal snows, and a cool breeze in your face - high time for a cruise on Lake Thun or Lake Brienz! At the Ballenberg Open Air Museum, Switzerland is just as it was once. 100 original, century-old buildings from all over Switzerland, original gardens and fields, demonstrations of traditional handicrafts, lots of special events, and 250 farmyard animals recreate a vivid impression of the past in rural Ballenberg. Dinner an overnight in Interlaken.
The historical town of Gruyeres has preserved its Medieval character up until today. Visit of a cheese factory including lunch with local specialities. After free time in Gruyeres we continue along Lake Geneva to Chillon Castle, an architectural jewel located in the most beautiful setting imaginable - on the shores of Lake Geneva, right at the foot of the Alps. This monument with over 1,000 years of history, has always inspired artists and writers, from Jean-Jacques Rousseau to Victor Hugo and Lord Byron, from Delacroix to Courbet. Dinner and overnight in Interlaken.
Coach transfer to Zurich airport.
Our prices include:
- Deluxe motorcoach throughout as per itinerary
- English speaking tour escort throughout
- 4 overnights with Half board at 4★ hotel in Seefeld
- 3 overnights with Half board at 4★ hotel in Interlaken
- Lunch in Gruyeres
- Visit of Castle Neuschwanstein
- Visit of the “Oetzi” (Ice age man) village
- Wine tasting in Merano
- Cruise on the Lake Brienz
- Visit of Ballenberg Open Air Museum
- Visit of Cheese factory in Gruyeres
- Visit of Chillon Castle
- Porterage at hotels in / out
- All taxes and charges
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