Here’s a suggested group tour…
2000 KILOMETERS AOUND THE ALPS
(10 DAYS, 8 NIGHTS)
DAY 1 FLY TO ZURICHEnjoy your overnight trans-Atlantic flight to Zurich, Switzerland
DAY 2 ZURICH TO LUGANO SWITZERLAND
in Zurich, we transfer to our deluxe motorcoach for a trip through the Swiss Alps via the Gotthard tunnel to the shores of
beautiful Lake Lugano. Afternoon time is free to explore the lower city and its market. Overnight-Lugano,
DAY 3 STRESA ITALY AND THE BORROMEAN ISLANDS
After breakfast we travel through the Italian lake country and across beautiful Lake Maggiore to the beautiful lake
town of Stresa, Italy. After lunch and check in to our hotel we will visit “Isola Bella” one
of the three tiny castle islands of the Borromean family. We return in the late afternoon. Overnight-Stresa,
DAY 4 VERONA AND VENICE
We depart after breakfast for Venice with a short stop at Verona to
see its medieval buildings and squares and the balcony where Juliet ushered those famous words “Romeo, Romeo where art
though Romeo”. We continue on to Venice arriving late afternoon. Overnight-Venice.
DAY 5 VENICE
This morning we partake in a two hour walking tour of the “City
in the Lagoon”. The rest of the day is free time for shopping and perhaps in the evening a gondola
DAY 6 THE DOLOMITES AND AUSTRIA
We depart after breakfast through the Dolomites en route to Vienna. We arrive in
the early afternoon. Overnight- Vienna.
DAY 7 VIENNA
Today we tour this beautiful city with stops at St. Stephens Cathedral, and Old Town. Lunch and shopping is on your
own at one of the largest pedestrian malls in Europe, known as the Karntner Strasse. In the afternoon we will visit the Schonbrunn
Palace, which was the home of the kings and queens of the Austro-Hungarian’s empire until its downfall in 1918.
In the evening there will be ample time to attend an opera (seasonal) at one of the two major opera houses in this
“opera capital”. Overnight-Vienna.
DAY 8 SALZBURGWe depart after breakfast
for Salzburg, home of Mozart. Here we will visit the birthplace and museum of this great composer.
Time permitting in the afternoon we shall visit the medieval fortress-castle which dominates this city known as “Festung
Today we traverse the Alps passing through Germany for about 30 minutes and then back into the eastern
edge of Switzerland through Innsbrook.Sightseeing
en route we arrive back in Zurich in the early evening. Overnight- Zurich.
9 SALZBURG TO ZURICH
DAY 10 FLY HOMEWe transfer to Zurich airport for our westbound trans-Atlantic flight.