ROUNDTRIP AUSTRIA
By train


Enjoy the most beautiful sights in Vienna, take in the contrast of the buildings in Graz, see the Lindwurm Monument in Klagenfurt, view the Golden Roof in Innsbruck, walk in Mozart’s footsteps in Salzburg and return back to Vienna.

09 days / 08 nights

Day 01 – Arrival in Vienna
Private transfer  from  Airport in Vienna to Hotel in Vienna
Check in at Hotel
Overnight / buffet breakfast
Day 02 – Vienna
AM City Tour in Vienna
Overnight / buffet breakfast




Day 03 – Vienna - > Graz
Morning Train ride between Vienna and Graz – duration 2h40min.
Check in at Hotel in Graz
14:30h  meeting point for City Walk in Graz
Overnight / buffet breakfast


Day 04 – Graz – > Klagenfurt
Morning Train ride between Graz – Klagenfurt – duration 2,48h (via Bruck)
Check in at Hotel in Klagenfurt
Overnight / buffet breakfast



Day 05 – Klagenfurt – > Innsbruck
10:00 am   Waking Tour through the city
Afternoon train ride between Klagenfurt and Innsbruck – duration 4h59min
Check in at Hotel in Innsbruck
Overnight / buffet breakfast





Day 06 – Innsbruck – > Salzburg
10.00 am meeting for the city tour through Innsbruck
Afternoon train ride between Innsbruck and Salzburg – duration 1h59min
Check in at Hotel in Salzburg
Overnight / buffet breakfast
Day 07 - Salzburg
AM City tour in Salzburg (pick up from Hotel)
Overnight / buffet breakfast




Day 08 – Salzburg – Vienna
Train ride from Salzburg to Vienna – Transfer from Train station Vienna to the hotel
Check in at Hotel in Vienna
Overnight / buffet breakfast
Day 09 – Vienna -
breakfast at the hotel
Transfer to the rail station or airport
End of services
Following services are included :
*   Arrival and DepartureTransfer Vienna Airport to Hotel 3 or 4* centrally located
*   2 x overnight / buffet breakfast Vienna  -3 or 4* centrally located
*   1 x overnight / buffet breakfast Graz -3 or 4* centrally located
*   1 x overnight / buffet breakfast Klagenfurt  - 3 or 4* centrally located
*   1 x overnight / buffet breakfast Innsbruck  - 3 or 4* centrally located
*   2 x overnight / buffet breakfast Salzburg  - 3 or 4* centrally located
*   1 x overnight / buffet breakfast  Vienna - 3 or 4* centrally located
*   1 x city tour in Vienna – pick up from Hotel
*   1 x city walk in Graz – meeting point
*   1 x city walk in Klagenfurt – meeting point
*   1 x city walk in Innsbruck – meeting point
*   1 x city tour in Salzburg – pick up from Hotel
*   2nd class train ticket incl. seat reservation from Vienna to Graz // Graz to Klagenfurt // Klagenfurt to Innsbruck // Innsbruck to Salzburg //  Salzburg to Vienna (must be booked in advance)


 

 

CLASSICAL PACKAGES

 

Munich-Salzburg-Munich :





4 nights: 2 nights Munich, 2 nights Salzburg, or
7 nights: 3 nights Munich, 4 nights Salzburg

Services included:
Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels
Daily buffet breakfast
Arrival transfer from munich Airport to hotel Munich in private car
City tours in Munich&Salzburg
Shuttle bus transfer from hotel in Salzburg to Munich Airport

Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival Munich Airport. Meet & asssist Transfer to Hotel
Day 2: City tour munich
Day 3/4 : Train transfer munich/Salzburg (appr. 2 hours)
Day 4/5: City tour Salzburg
Day 5/8: Shuttle bus transfer Salzburg – Munich (appr. 2 hours)

 


Vienna-Salzburg-Vienna




7 nights: 3 nights Vienna, 3 nights Salzburg, 1 night Vienna
10 nights: 4 nights Vienna, 5 nights Salzburg, 1 night Vienna

Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels
Daily buffet-breakfast
Arrival transfer from Vienna Airport to hotel in Vienna by private car
City tour Vienna including admission
Schoenbrunn Palace and Salzburg city tour
Train ticket (2nd class) Vienna –Salzburg – Vienna

Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrival Vienna Airport. Meet & assist. Transfer to hotel
Day 2: City tour Vienna
Day 4/5: Train transfer Vienna –Salzburg (appr. 3 hours)
Day 5/6: City tour Salzburg
Day 6/7: At leisure in Salzburg
Day 7/10: Train transfer Salzburg –Vienna
Day 8/11: End of services after breakfast in Vienna

 

Vienna-Salzburg-Munich





7 nights: 3 nights Vienna, 2 nights Salzburg, 2 nights Munich
10 nights: 4 nights Vienna, 3 nights Salzburg, 3 nights Munich

Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels
Daily buffet-breakfast
Arrival transfer from Vienna Airport to hotel in Vienna by private car
City tour Vienna including admission to Schoenbrunn Palace, Salzburg city tour and Munich city tour
Train ticket (2nd class)

Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival Vienna Airport. Meet & assist. Transfer to hotel
Day 2: City tour Vienna
Day 4/5: Train transfer Vienna – Salzburg (appr. 3 hours)
Day 5/6: City tour Salzburg
Day 6/8: Train transfer Salzburg – Munich (appr. 2 hours)
Day 7/9: City Tour Munich
Day 8/11: End of services after breakfast in Munich


Vienna-Salzburg-Zell am See-Munich



 


14 nights: 4 nights Vienna, 3 nights Salzburg, 4 nights Zell am See, 3 nights Munich
18 nights: 4 nights Vienna, 3 nights Salzburg, 7 nights Zell am See, 4 nights Munich

Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels
Daily buffet-breakfast
Arrival transfer from Vienna Airport to hotel in Vienna by private car
City tours in Vienna, Salzburg and Munich
Train ticket (2nd class) Vienna – Salzburg – Zell am See – Munich

Day 1: Arrival Vienna Airport. Meet & assist. Transfer to hotel
Day 2: City tour Vienna
Day 5: Train transfer Vienna – Salzburg (appr. 3 hours)
Day 6: City tour Salzburg
Day 8: Train transfer Salzburg – Zell am See (appr. 2 hours)
Day 12/15: Train transfer Zell am See – Munich (appr. 4 hours)
Day 13/16: City Tour Munich
Day 15/19: End of services after breakfast in Munich

 

Vienna-Zell am See-Vienna




8 nights: 3 nights Vienna, 4 nights Zell am See, 1 night Vienna
14 nights: 6 nights Vienna, 7 nights Zell am See, 1 night Vienna

Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels
Daily buffet-breakfast
Arrival transfer from Vienna Airport to hotel in Vienna by private car
City tour Vienna including admission to Schoenbrunn Palace
Train ticket (2nd class) Vienna – Zell am See – Vienna

Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival Vienna Airport. Meet & assist. Transfer to hotel
Day 2: City tour Vienna
Day 4/7: Train transfer Vienna – Zell am See (appr. 5 hours)
Day 8/14: Train transfer Zell am See – Vienna
Day 9/15: End of services after breakfast in Vienna

 

Vienna-Gastein Valley - Munich



7 nights: 2 nights Vienna, 3 nights Gastein, 2 nights Munich
14 nights: 4 nights Vienna, 7 nights Gastein, 3 night Munich

Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels
Daily buffet-breakfast
Arrival transfer from Vienna Airport to hotel in Vienna by private car
City tours Vienna and Munich
Train ticket (2nd class) Vienna – Gastein – Salzburg – Munich

Itinerary 7/14 nights package
Day 1: Arrival Vienna Airport. Meet & assist. Transfer to hotel
Day 2: City tour Vienna
Day 3/5: Train transfer Vienna – Gastein (appr. 4 hours)
Day 6/12: Train transfer Gastein – Munich (appr. 3 hours)
Day 7/13: City Tour Munich
Day 8/15: End of services

 

Vienna-Salzburg-Zell am See-Vienna



14 nights: 6 nights Vienna, 3 nights Salzburg, 4 nights Zell am See, 1 night Vienna
18 nights: 6 nights Vienna, 4 nights Salzburg, 7 nights Zell am See, 1 night Vienna

Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels
Daily buffet-breakfast
Arrival transfer from Vienna Airport to hotel in Vienna by private car
City tour Vienna including admission to Schoenbrunn Palace and city tour Salzburg
Train ticket (2nd class) Vienna – Salzburg – Zell am See – Vienna


Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival Vienna Airport. Meet & assist. Transfer to hotel
Day 2: City tour Vienna
Day 7: Train transfer Vienna – Salzburg (appr. 3 hours)
Day 8: City tour Salzburg
Day 10/11: Train transfer Salzburg –Zell am See (appr. 2 hours)
Day 14/18: Train transfer Zell am See –Vienna (appr. 5 hours)
Day 15/19: End of services

 

Munich-Zell am See-Munich




7 nights: 2 nights Munich, 4 nights Zell am See, 1 night Munich,
10 nights: 3 nights Munich, 6 nights Zell am See, 1 night Munich

Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels
Daily buffet-breakfast
Arrival transfer from Munich Airport to hotel in Munich by private car
City tour Munich
Train ticket (2nd class) Munich – Zell am See – Munich

Itinerary 7/10 nights packages
Day 1: Arrival Munich Airport.Meet & assist. Transfer to hotel
Day 2: City tour Munich
Day 3 / 4: Train transfer Munich –Zell am See (appr. 4 hours)
Day 7/10: Train transfer Zell am See – Munich
Day 8/11: End of services after breakfast in Munich

 

Vienna-Salzburg-Innsbruck-Vienna



7 nights: 2 nights Vienna, 2 nights Salzburg, 2 nights Innsbruck, 1 night Vienna
14 nights: 5 nights Vienna, 4 nights Salzburg, 4 nights Innsbruck, 1 night Vienna

Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels
Daily buffet-breakfast
Arrival transfer from Vienna Airport to hotel in Vienna by private car
City tour Vienna including admission to Schoenbrunn Palace and city tour Salzburg
Transfer from Innsbruck to Swarovski Crystal World incl. entrance
Train ticket (2nd class) Vienna – Salzburg – Innsbruck – Vienna

Itinerary 7/14 nights packages
Day 1: Arrival Vienna Airport. Meet & assist. Transfer to hotel
Day 2: City tour Vienna
Day 3/6: Train transfer Vienna – Salzburg (appr. 3 hours)
Day 4/7: City tour Salzburg
Day 5/10: Train transfer Salzburg – Innsbruck (appr. 2 hours)
Day 6/11: Transfer from Innsbruck to Swarovski Crystal World incl. entrance (approx. 20 min.)
Day 7/14: Train transfer Innsbruck – Vienna (appr. 5 hours)
Day 8/15: End of services after breakfast in Vienna

 

Vienna-Salzburg-Innsbruck-Munich



8 nights: 2 nights Vienna, 2 nights Salzburg, 2 nights Innsbruck, 2 nights Munich
14 nights: 4 nights Vienna, 3 nights Salzburg, 3 nights Innsbruck, 4 nights Munich

Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels
Daily buffet-breakfast
Arrival transfer from Vienna Airport to hotel in Vienna by private car
City tour Vienna including admission to Schoenbrunn Palace, Salzburg city tour and Munich city tour
Transfer from Innsbruck to Swarovski Crystal World incl. Entrance
Train ticket (2nd class) Vienna– Salzburg – Innsbruck – Munich

Itinerary 8/14 nights packages
Day 1: Arrival Vienna Airport. Meet & assist. Transfer to hotel
Day 2: City tour Vienna
Day 3/5: Train transfer Vienna – Salzburg (appr. 3 hours)
Day 4/6: City Tour Salzburg
Day 5/8: Train transfer Salzburg – Innsbruck (appr. 2 hours)
Day 6/9: Transfer from Innsbruck to Swarovski Crystal World incl. entrance (approx. 20 min.)
Day 7/11: Train transfer Innsbruck – Munich (appr. 2 hours)
Day 8/12: City tour Munich
Day 9/15: End of services after breakfast in Munich

 

Prague-Vienna-Budapest




6 nights: 2 nights Prague, 2 nights Vienna, 2 nights Budapest
9 nights: 3 nights Prague, 3 nights Vienna, 3 nights Budapest

Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels
Daily buffet-breakfast
Arrival transfer from Prague Airport to hotel in Prague by private car
City tours in Prague, Vienna & Budapest
Train ticket (2nd class) Prague – Vienna – Budapest

Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival Prague Airport. Meet & assist. Transfer to hotel
Day 2: City tour Prague
Day ¾: Train transfer Prague – Vienna (appr. 4 hours)
Day 4/5: City tour Vienna
Day 5/7: Train transfer Vienna – Budapest (appr. 4 hours)
Day 6/8: City tour Budapest
Day 7/10: End of services after breakfast in Budapest

 

 

Prague-Vienna-Prague


5 nights: 2 nights Prague, 2 nights Vienna, 1 night Prague
7 nights: 3 nights Prague, 3 nights Vienna, 1 night Prague

Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels
Daily buffet-breakfast
Arrival transfer from Prague Airport to hotel in Prague by private car
City tours in Prague & Vienna
Train ticket (2nd class) Prague – Vienna – Prague

Itinerary 5/7 nights packages
Day 1: Arrival Prague Airport. Meet & assist. Transfer to hotel
Day 2: City tour Prague
Day 3 /4: Train transfer Prague – Vienna (appr. 4 hours)
Day 4/5: City tour Vienna
Day 5/7: Train transfer Vienna – Prague
Day 6/8: End of services after breakfast in Prague

 

 

SISI’S PACKAGES


The „Sissi Route“ –
discover the life of Empress Elisabeth...
...in Vienna


From Bad Ischl you drive via Linz, the
Wachau region and St. Pölten to
Vienna – approx. 310 km.

The stage of life in the city Vienna was the pompous center in the life of Empress Elisabeth.
Numerous sights have to be visited via a stay in Vienna:
Castle Schönbrunn - Sissi spent her first time after the marriage with Emperor Franz Joseph in the
imperial summer residence. Visit the zoological garden of Schönbrunn – the oldest zoo of the world is also a part of the world culture heritage.
Elisabeth and Franz Joseph have moved in 1857 in the Kaiserappartments – the apartments of the Emperor and the Empress – they are still preserved in the original condition.
There is also a Sisi Museum in the Hofburg – roughly 250 original objects show the visitors the life of the “Empress of hearts” from all facets of her life.
The Hofmobiliendepot is a furniture museum which housed numerous furniture of the Habsburgs which have not been required any more. It was incorporated in 1747 of Empress Maria Theresia.
Today it pertained to the biggest museums of cultivation of home décor.
Also furniture and set designs from the Sissi films with Romy Schneider are presented there.
The Wagenburg in the castle park of Schönbrunn impressed with the housing of the pompous state coaches of the K.u.K monarchy.
Also the imperial cart belongs to this prominent collection, which was probably built for the
coronation of Joseph II in 1764 and from this moment forth used for different Emperor’s and
King’s coronation of the Habsburgs.

The life’s journey of Empress Sisi is very impressive comprehensible at the Wagenburg – from the marching cart as bride pending to Budapest’s
coronation carriage, the Genécvé travelling cart and her hearse. Also robes of the Empress, her
saddle and pictures of her horses are shown.

Arrangement:
3 x Overnight stays in Vienna in **** hotel with breakfast buffet
1 x glacéd violet petals (favorite sweet of the Empress)
1 x bottle of red wine
1 x Sisi violet soap
1 x coffee snack in Café Sacher – piece of Sacher cake with cream and a hot beverage
1 x Sisi Ticket (entrance in the Kaiserappartments, silver chamber, Sisi
museum and castle Schönbrunn)
1 x voucher worth € 20,-- valid in the SISI VIENNA Shop (fashion for women)
1 x 4-course candle light dinner in restaurant
1 x visit of the Karmel Mayerling
1 x Vienna Card – valid for 72 hours




The „Sissi Route“ –
on the path of Empress Elisabeth
from Munich to Bad Ischl

 


Elisabeth, Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary was born on the 24 of December in 1837 in Herzog-Max-Palais in Munich. She was the second eldest daughter of Duke Maximilian and Duchess Ludovica. After the marriage on 24 of April in 1854 with Emperor Franz Joseph I she moved to Vienna. Follow her on the path of her life from Bavaria to Austria!

1 day:
Individual Arrival at Munich – Füssen / about 111 km
Visit today: Munich, castle Possenhofen (summer residence of the imperial family – cannot be visited inside) and the Sissi Museum (entrance is extra to pay on spot about € 4,--) at lake Starnbergersee shows exhibits of the life of the Empress – from her adolescence to her death in Geneva. Drive further to Füssen and visit the castle Neuschwanstein (castle of King
Ludwig II – he married Duchess Sophie Charlotte, the younger sister of Empress Elisabeth).
Overnight at Füssen in Hohenschwangau in **** Villa Jägerhaus



2nd day:
Füssen – Bad Aibling (about 138 km) / Chiemsee / about 172 km
Visit today: drive to lake Chiemsee – boat trip from Prien to the island Herreninsel and back after the visit of castle Herrenchiemsee (the residence of King Ludwig II, the entrance to paid on spot, about € 8,--) to Prien.
Overnight in Bad Aibling in hotel **** Romantikhotel Lindners..

3rd day:
Chiemsee – Salzburg – lake Fuschlsee / about 104 km
With the included Salzburger Card you get a lot of free entrances and reductions on entrances in
museums, sights and so on, for example free entrance in castle Hellbrunn, fortress Hohensalzburg,
house of nature.
Overnight at lake Fuschlsee in ***** castle Fuschl – where the “Sissi” films with Romy Schneider were shot.

4th day:
Fuschl - Bad Ischl / about 30 km / Hallstatt + 20 km
Visit today: The Kaiservilla (summer residence of the Empress and the Emperor and original scene of
the “Sissi” films with Romy Schneider), the Photomuseum/ Marmorschlössl (collection of historical
photos, teahouse for Sissi) and the museum of the city (where Emperor Franz Joseph and Empress
Sisi celebrated their engagement). Enjoy a coffee and cake at café Zauner (Imperial and Royal
Purveyor to the Court) and visit lake Hallstättersee and Hallstatt (Empress Sissi and Emperor Franz
Joseph spent their engagement holiday there, UNESCO world heritage region)
Overnight in Bad Ischl in Hotel **** Hotel Goldenes Schiff.


Arrangement:
4 x Overnight stays with breakfast buffet in the TOP 4* Hotels along the Sisi Route
1 x entrance in castle Neuschwanstein
1 x boat trip on lake Chiemsee to Herreninsel and back
1 x Salzburg Card valid for 24h (=concession card)
1 x entrance and guided tour at the Kaiservilla Bad Ischl
1 x coffee Melange and a piece of Kaisercake at famous café Zauner
1 x visit of the museum of the town in Bad Ischl

 

 

EXTRA PACKAGES FOR THE SISI TOUR

in Budapest....


From Bad Ischl you drive via the Wachau region to Vienna, past Bratislava and further to Budapest – about 520 km.


8th of June in 1867 – Empress Elisabeth and Emperor Franz Joseph have been crowned in the Matthias church to Queen and King of Hungary - after the compromise between Austria
and Hungary.
This was the reason for the Hungarians to present the Queen and the King castle Gödöllö.
This gesture shows the enormous popularity of the royal couple.
Castle Gödöllö (also called the “Hungarian Versailles”) has often been the sanctuary of the Queen Elisabeth.
In the nearby situated Elisabeth park there is a memorial of Elisabeth and a memorial plaque shows her favorite place.
Just 5 kilometers away from castle Gödöllö, the Lázár horse riding parc in Domonyvölgy with riding- and dressage demonstration is situated, which reminiscent of the enthusiasm of the Empress and Queen for the equestrian sport.
A trip to Herend, in the eldest porcelain factory (also the biggest in the world!) shows the noble
porcelain pieces – which were also a great favorite of Emperor and King Franz Joseph.
Enjoy your stay in Budapest, surrounded by numerous associations to the kingdom and fascinated by the loyalty and worship of the Hungarians to their Queen.




Arrangement:
3 x overnight stays in Budapest in the booked category with breakfast buffet
1 x traditional dinner in a restaurant in Budapest composed of a 3 course dinner with
wine and Hungarian folk musicians
1 x entrance and guided tour in castle Gödöllö
1 x guided city tour in Budapest

 

... in Merano


Coming from Upper Austria, travel to the Italian sector of Sissi Road is possible either by the Jaufenpass (=former travel route of Empress Sisi to Italy) or Brenner. You drive from Bad Ischl via the Jaufenpass to Merano about 350 km.





Merano in South Tyrol has been the residence of the Empress in 1870 and in 1889 – through the winter season. Also her both daughters have been with her in Merano.

The bland climate has improved the health of her daughter Valerie very rapid and so Merano became immediately a famous spa town.

Elisabeth made lots of strolls through her stay, and nowadays you can walk along the Sissi Path.
The Sissi Path leads you from the castle Trauttmansdorff to the Kaiserin-Elisabeth-Park and the marble Sissi statue in Merano.

She has spend 14 days in castle Trauttmansdorff – today it’s a tourist magnet and shows the gorgeous gardens the whole world.

In 2005 the gardens have been elected the “most beautiful garden” of Italy.
The second visit of the Empress in Meran was not so pleasant. After the suicide of her only son Franz Ferdinand in Mayerling in the Vienna Woods, the Empress withdrew to the castle Trauttmansdorff


Arrangement:
3 x overnights in Merano in **** Hotel Castello castle Labers or in ****s Hotel Castel
Rundegg with breakfast buffet
1 x 4-course Candle Light Dinner in **** Castello castle Labers
1 x entrance in the gardens of castle Trauttmansdorff
1 x Information about Merano
1 x map of the Sissi Path in Merano

 



... in Geneva

 

Geneva was the last station of Sissi's life in 1898. After a stay in the
Kaiservilla in Ischl, she arrived in Territet near Montreux on Lake Geneva
on August 30.

Lake Geneva (French: Lac Léman) is the second largest inland lake in surface area in Europe after Lake Balaton and even the largest in volume, the main part of the southern bank belongs to France.

Steamboats have been sailing on Lake Geneva since 1823, paddle steamers since 1875.

The Empress was aboard one of these ships on September 9, traveling from Montreux to Geneva, the city on the south end of the lake.

She was invited to lunch by Baroness Rothschild.
Empress Elisabeth spent the night in Hotel Beau-Rivage, and from here she departed in the early afternoon of September 10 together with her lady-in-waiting Irma Sztáray to reach the liner “Genève” (which can still be seen in Geneva) for her return to Montreux.
Only a few steps from the ship, Sissi was stabbed with a sharp file by the Italian anarchist Luigi Lucheni.

Elisabeth, 61 years old, was transported to Hotel Beau-Rivage on an improvised stretcher and here she died at 2:40 pm after an hour of agony.

Following sights remind at the Empress Elisabeth:
The small bronze plaque on the railing of the lakefront between Pont du Mont-Blanc (the Mont Blanc Bridge) and the crossover to Rue des Alpes, a statue of Sisi in Rotonde du Mont-Blanc, some of Elisabeth's personal items and reminders of her day of death in a suite in hotel Beau-Rivage, a colorful church window in the Notre-Dame Basilica.

Arrangement:
3 x overnights in Geneva in a 3* / 4* / 5* hotel with breakfast buffet
1 x 5-course dinner in restaurant Vertig ́O in Geneva
(1 Michelin star, 16/20 Gault Millau points)
1 x guided city tour in Geneva

 



AUSTRIAN ROMANTIC ROAD PACKAGES


The Austrian „Romantic Road“
5 days


Salzburg – Mondsee – St. Gilgen – St. Wolfgang –
Bad Ischl – Hallstatt – Traunsee – Steyr – Enns – Melk – Vienna



Time of year: all year round

Experience the cultural and scenic highlights of the “Austrian Romantic Road” In the Salzkammergut, the lower Muehlviertel, in Struden and Nibelungengau, in the
Wachau – the palaces, castles, museums, cloisters, wildlife parks, caves, lakes, rivers and gorgeous landscapes of Salzburg,
Upper Austria and Lower Austria arrange themselves along the “Romantic Road” from
Salzburg to Vienna like pearls on a chain.
On the journey from Salzburg to Vienna you will find traces of the first travelers that
used this route. Romans for instance, who built forts and gave towns like Wels and
Enns their names. Benedictines and Augustinians settled at important and distinctive
spots and founded monasteries where they served god and science and made statements of their power and wealth with grand buildings.
Take time to visit the towns and villages and enjoy the scenery, the castles and palaces, the baroque
abbeys and cloisters which usually throne impressively on rocky elevations over the landscape.

Arrangement:
4 x overnights with breakfast buffet
(1 x Salzburg, 1 x Salzkammergut, 1 x Steyr, 1 x Wachau)
1 x Salzkammergut Adventure Card
1 x guided tour of the town of Bad Ischl (Monday, Thursday or Sunday)
1 x visit of the world heritage museum Hallstatt (Nov.–Mar.: Monday+Tuesday closed)
1 x visit of the town museum Steyr (Monday closed, Nov.-Mar.: Monday+Tuesday closed)
1 x visit of the fisheries of Kremsmuenster abbey
1 x detailed map with a description of the places and sights


The Austrian romantic road - 8 days / 7 nights


Salzburg – Salzkammergut – Hallstatt – Admont – Gesäuse –Hieflau – Mariazell – Krems – Melk – Schallaburg – Grein –Steyr – Grünau – Scharnstein – Gmunden – Salzburg






Period: whole year  

Indulge in the cultural and scenic highlights of the "Austrian Romantic Road". Beginning of the tour is the Mozart city Salzburg. From there to Fuschlsee lake, Wolfgangsee lake, the imperial city of Bad Ischl to Hallstatt - in the famous World Heritage town. Through the Ausseerland further into the Enns valley to the Benedictine monastery Admont with the largest monastery
library in the world. Through the romantic National Park Gesäuse further to Hieflau. Over the Styrian Salzatal valley, Wildalpen, through very pristine forest landscape you get to the famous pilgrimage town Mariazell.  Through Puchenstuben, Scheibbs to Ybbs. There you will reach the Danube’s shore and further to the monastery Melk and Schallaburg. After extensive cultural experience we continue to Grein via Enns to the medieval town Steyr.

From Steyr through Kremsmuenster, Scharstein via Almtal valley to Gmunden at the Traunsee
lake. On the Traunsee lake along, back again through the Salzkammergut to Salzburg!

Arrangement:
7 x Overnight with breakfast buffet
(1 x Salzburg, 1 x Hallstatt/surroundings, 1 x Admont, 1 x Mariazell, 1 x Melk/surroundings,
1 x Steyr, 1 x Salzburg)
1 x admission in the World Heritage museum in Hallstatt
1 x visit monastery in Admont with library
1 x gingerbread gift from the gingerbread maker Pirker in Mariazell
1 x glass of white wine from the Wachau for welcome at your hotel on day 5
1 visit to the museum of the town Steyr (Mondays closed)
1 x detailed map with descriptions of places and sights


The Austrian „Romantic Road 8 days/7 nights

Salzburg – Mondsee – St. Gilgen – St. Wolfgang – Bad Ischl – Hallstatt – Traunsee – Steyr – Enns –Melk – Vienna





Time of year: all year round
Experience the cultural and scenic highlights of the “Austrian Romantic Road” In the Salzkammergut, the lower Muehlviertel, in Struden and Nibelungengau, in the Wachau – the palaces, castles, museums, cloisters, wildlife parks, caves, lakes, rivers and gorgeous
landscapes of Salzburg, Upper Austria and Lower Austria are rowed along the “Romantic Road” from Salzburg to Vienna like pearls on a chain.
Take time to visit the 28 towns and villages and enjoy the scenery, the castles and palaces, the baroque abbeys and cloisters which usually throne impressively on rocks.




Arrangement:
7 Overnight stays with breakfast buffet
(1 in Salzburg, 2 in the Salzkammergut area, 1 in Steyr, 2 in the Wachau, 1 in Vienna)
1 Cultural tour of Bad Ischl (Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays)
1 Salzkammergut Card (=reduction card)
1 Visit of the world cultural heritage museum in Hallstatt (nov.-march closed
on Monday and Tuesday)
1 Visit of the fisheries of Kremsmuenster abbey
1 Visit of the museum in Steyr (Monday closed, Nov-Mar: Monday + Tuesday closed)
1 Boat trip on the Danube (only from Mai till October – alternatively: lunch in Krems)
1 Wine tasting in Wachau
1 Detailed map with descriptions of the places and sights.

Small Historic Towns in Austria


Period: 01st. May till 31 . October 2015
6 nights / 7 days


Discover the valuable diamonds
Visit the most beautiful areas in Austria





The Small Historice Towns are selected according to very specific
criteria. Their townscapes are characterized by historic buildings under
monument protection and by historic quarters. They all have their town
charters and in many cases their historic importance is apparent in their
geographic location. Their current population is between 1500 and
60.000 people.

including train tickets


The journey by train leads you to 3 special towns:

Bludenz / Vorarlberg - In Brandner, the Alpine City
The small historic town located in the south of Vorarlberg, in the west of Austria. It is dominated by mountain ranges, valleys, rivers and mountain lakes. It offers the guest a great number of exhibitions, theater performances and concerts.

Gmunden/Salzkammergut – at the shores of Lake Traunsee
A lively town with southern charm at the shores of Lake Traunsee, surrounded by mountains – that ist he town of ceramics, Gmunden. Not a big town, but no sleepy small village either. A town with culture and atmosphere, romantic and lively.

Schärding/Lower Austria – the Baroque town on the river Inn.
Old portals, Baroque gables, quiet corners and narrow lanes, the mighty, wide River Inn, meadwos, fields and the wooded hills of the Sauwald forest. Schärding casts a spell over its guests. Famous painters and writers were unable to resist the town’s unique atmosphere and so are newcomers to the town.



Arrangement:
2 x overnight with breakfast-buffet in Bludenz
2 x overnight with breakfast-buffet in Gmunden
2 x overnight with breakfast-buffet in Schärding
1 x trainticket (2nd class) from Bludenz to Gmunden
1 x trainticket (2nd class) from Gmunden to Schärding
1 x boat tour „Castle-roundtrip“ from/to Gmunden
1 x Innviertler dumpling platter as part of a 3 course set dinner and a glass of beer brewed in
Schärding at an inn