Alpine Escapade

From high drama to romance, experience the snow-capped Swiss Alps, castles and vineyards of Rhineland on a luxurious 12 day journey from Munich to Zurich.

12 Days
Munich to Zurich
From (AUD)
$ 8,690
$ 8,290
Dates & Pricing

2019 Munich > Zurich

Alpine wonders

Start your journey with a stay in Germany’s Bavaria, visiting the fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle, before journeying through the dramatic snow-capped Swiss Alps.
You’ll enjoy the best of all terrains in this comprehensive itinerary, showcasing some of the rich natural diversity of Europe. With coach journeys through mountainous Switzerland and Austria, and a trip on the region’s worldfamous Glacier Express, there is as much variety in your mode of travel as there are highlights on your itinerary.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
SSAG
Duration:
12 days
Departure City:
Munich
Return City:
Zurich

Selected Itinerary

12 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Welcome to Munich

    Arrive in Munich and transfer to your centrally located hotel, where you’ll enjoy a two night stay. This evening, meet your fellow travellers and Tour Director over a welcome drink to celebrate the start of a wonderful journey.

  2. Day 2 - Munich

    Explore the Bavarian city of Munich with your expert local guide who’ll help you discover the wonder of this fine city, including the Marienplatz, Glockenspiel and Viktualienmarkt.

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    Visit BMW World and Museum, which showcases a wide collection of cars (not available all departures, will be replaced with Transportation Museum), or discover the haunting history of the Dachau Concentration Camp through a guided tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Munich > Salzburg

    Visit the majestic spires of Neuschwanstein Castle and discover some of its fascinating back-story before continuing to Salzburg for an overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Salzburg > Innsbruck

    Enjoy a walking tour seeing locations used during the filming of ‘The Sound of Music’, as well as Mozart’s birthplace and residence. Continue to Innsbruck for an overnight stay. Enjoy a tour of its highlights before ascending the Bergisel Ski Jump tower for breathtaking views over the city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Innsbruck > Bern

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    Immerse yourself in the spectacular alpine scenery of Seefeld as you enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride. Afterwards, savour delicious apple strudel, an eternal Austrian favourite.

    Depart for Switzerland and upon arrival in the capital, Bern, check into your hotel where you’ll enjoy a two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Bern > Lucerne > Bern

    This morning, join the oldest cog-wheel train in Switzerland for a breathtaking ascent of Mount Rigi, followed by a picturesque cruise on Lucerne’s lake from Vitznau to Lucerne. Later, enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town including the Chapel Bridge with free time.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  7. Day 7 - Bern > St. Moritz:

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    Enjoy conversation and cheese tasting with wine or home-made apple juice on your visit to a rural Swiss farm.

    This afternoon, arrive in the mountain resort town of St. Moritz where you’ll be treated to spectacular vistas from your hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - St. Moritz > Zermatt

    Board the Glacier Express for an unforgettable ride through the Swiss Alps. Travel through breathtaking mountain terrain towards the alpine village of Andermatt. From here continue to Zermatt, where you’ll get to immerse yourself in the traditional atmosphere during your two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Zermatt

    Freechoice

    Ascend the Swiss Alps on board the most spectacular scenic rail journey to Switzerland’s highest open-air rail station, Gornergrat, for magnificent views of the Gornergrat Ridge, including the Matterhorn. Alternatively, embrace the alpine way of life on a guided hike through majestic mountain scenery.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  10. Day 10 - Zermatt > Montreux

    Board a cog-wheel train to the village of Täsch, then continue your coach journey towards Montreux, your base for your overnight Special Stay. Upon arrival, cruise on Lake Geneva to Chillon Castle, an architectural jewel in the most beautiful setting, and enjoy an included tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Montreux > Zurich

    Travel to Vevey, where milk chocolate was created, and Charlie Chaplin settled after fleeing the United States. Following your orientation tour, enjoy some free time. Later, travel to Zurich, the country’s largest city, where you’ll view the Bahnhofstrasse and Romanesque Cathedral, among other fascinating highlights. Later, check into your luxurious hotel for an overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  12. Day 12 - Zurich

    Depart your journey today after breakfast.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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