Places Covered: Innsbruck - Salzburg - Vienna
Duration: 6 Nights/ 7 Days
Tour Cost: On Request
Arrival in Innsbruck. Check In at the hotel, rest of the day will be at leisure.
Overnight in Innsbruck.
Enjoy the trip to Swarovski Crystal Tour.
The Olympic town of Innsbruck is the only major city in the European Alps, and offers its visitors a combination of culture, history and nature. See the world's largest crystal at Swarovski's Crystal World and pass by the venues of the Winter Olympic Games of 1964 and 1976.
Rest of the day will be at your leisure to enjoy the rest of the day independently.
Overnight in Innsbruck.
This day board your Train from Innsbruck to Salzburh. On arrival, check in at the hotel on your own.
Day time will be at your leisure to rest and enjoy lunch or to explore something on your own. Later in the afternoon, enjoy the city tour.
Salzburg City Tour Including Salzach River Sightseeing Cruise
If you only have a short time in Salzburg and want to see all the major sights, take this 2-hour guided sightseeing tour of the city, in addition to a river cruise! A 1-hour bus tour will show you the best of the city, including Salzburg's Old Town, the Schloss Leopoldskron (Leopoldskron Palace) and Mirabell Square. Then, enjoy magnificent city views from the Salzach River on a sightseeing cruise. With eight departures throughout the day, this is a great way to discover Salzburg! See Salzburg's major sights by both land and water on this sightseeing city tour. Your tour will commence from Mirabell Square and take you around the city for a complete overview of Salzburg's main highlights.
Drive by comfortable coach and pass the Old Town and Leopoldskron Palace, used as the von Trapp family home in the film, The Sound of Music. Then, head to Mozart's former residence and continue over the Staatsbrucke bridge into the baroque Old Town with its impressive dome and festival quarter.
After your sightseeing bus tour, board a comfortable covered boat for a relaxing cruise along the Salzburg River. Get a full overview of the city's cultural and historical highlights while enjoying magnificent views of the city on a 40-minute ride on the water. Your tour concludes at Mirabell Square.
Overnight stay in Salzburg.
Original Sound of Music and Salt Mines Day Trip
Salzburg Super Saver combines two half-day trips into one memorable day offering great value for money. Start the morning with a tour through the Bavarian mountains and visit the 450-year old Salt Mines before spending the afternoon discovering the film locations of the Sound of Music. The perfect choice if your time in Salzburg is limited.
Bavarian Mountains and Salt Mines On leaving Salzburg the journey takes us along the King's Lake river to the picturesque Alpenstrasse. Upon arrival at the mines slip into traditional miner's clothes and enter the mines to hear historical and legendary tales of the fascinating underground world. Using the same slides as hundreds of miners before, descend to the grottos, the magical world beneath the surface of the earth. You end your adventure with a raft sail across the famous salt lake, accompanied by eerie, mystical sounds.
Original Sound of Music Tour Highlights of the Original Sound of Music Tour, recommended by Maria von Trapp, include a tour of Mirabell Gardens, where Maria and the children danced to 'Do-Re-Mi', and the opportunity to view the wedding church at Mondsee. In between film locations you can relax and listen to the famous songs and lyrics from the film, including 'Edelweiss', 'Sixteen Going on Seventeen' and of course the glorious title song 'The Sound of Music'. The tour also takes in the historical and architectural landmarks in the city of Salzburg, as well as a part of the picturesque lake district.
Overnight stay in Salzburg.
Morning train transfers to Vienna and later in the afternoon enjoy Vienna city tour.
Vienna Historical City Tour with Schonbrunn Palace Visit
Begin your tour with a pickup from your central Vienna hotel, Vienna Opera House, or the city's Südtiroler Platz. Then, meet your expert guide and board your comfortable, air-conditioned coach for your city highlights tour.
Have your camera ready as you drive along the famous Ringstrasse boulevard, home to many of Vienna's glorious buildings. Snap photos of the imperious Vienna State Opera as your guide explains its history and role as the home of the legendary 'Opera Ball', the annual Austrian society event.
Admire the grandiose Hofburg Palace, the former winter residence of the Hapsburg monarchs and birthplace of Marie Antoinette in 1755. Then, pass a roll call of other buildings, including the Museum of Art History, the neoclassical Austrian Parliament, Burgtheater and City Hall (Rathaus).
Continue to the magnificent Schönbrunn Palace, the 1,441-roomed Baroque summer residence of the Hapsburgs, including Marie Antoinette's mother, Maria Theresa.
Head inside the UNESCO-listed palace and enjoy a guided tour of its extravagant staterooms to see how the royal family once lived. Then, enjoy free time to explore the gardens with their symmetrical terraces and fountains, or relax with a coffee or snack such as apple strudel (both at own expense) at the café.
Afterward, drive to the 18th-century Belvedere Palace, built by Prince Eugene of Savoy, whose upper palace houses a splendid collection of Austrian art, including Gustav Klimt's Kiss, the highpoint of his 'Golden Period.'
Enjoy discounted entry to view the collection or choose to enjoy free time instead. Then, rejoin your coach and end your tour with a drop-off back at Südtiroler Platz from where you can take an optional transfer to the State Opera.
Overnight stay in Vienna.
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and board your flight back to your home or continue with onwards journey.