7-Night Munich, Salzburg & Vienna Guided Tour, Munich to Vienna
2018 DEPARTURES: July 14, 21 & 28; August 18; September 22 & 29
From $2,179(1)(2) per person, based on double occupancy (airfare not included)
Includes hotel accommodations; 11 meals; on-tour motorcoach transportation
Single and triple accommodations are available for this tour; call us for rates. Extra nights in Munich and Vienna are available for an additional charge.
With beautiful scenery, historical sights and cultural treats, this Munich, Salzburg and Vienna tour is sure to delight all of your senses! If you love castles and palaces, you will enjoy visiting Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany. Built by King Ludwig II, this fairy-tale castle offers magnificent views of the Alps and was the inspiration for Cinderella’s Castle at Disneyland®. You’ll also enjoy time in Munich, Germany’s “Secret Capital,” where you’ll visit the lively Marienplatz. Admire the New Town Hall with its famous glockenspiel, which recreates a 16th-century wedding. In Salzburg, your guided walking tour includes the magnificent Residenz Square, where scenes from The Sound of Music movie were filmed, and a visit to Mozart’s birthplace, where you will see mementos such as his childhood violin. But that’s not all! Globus has arranged some out-of-the-ordinary experiences for you. Enjoy a Danube River cruise along the most scenic section of the river and, during the cruise, enjoy kaffee und kuchen (coffee and cake). Also enjoy a private visit to Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna to hear stories about the Habsburgs, the royal family who ruled Vienna for centuries, and enjoy a Farewell Dinner with a classical music concert there. It’s just another way that Globus brings these destinations to life.
- Hotel accommodations in Munich, Germany; Salzburg, Austria; and Vienna, Austria
- 11 meals (full buffet breakfast daily, 1 lunch and 3 three-course dinners with wine)
- Welcome Dinner in Munich
- Farewell Dinner and concert in Vienna
- Danube River cruise
- Tour Director and Local Guides
- VIP Access to must-see sights
- On-tour motorcoach transportation
- Taxes and fees
Day 1 — Munich, Germany
Welcome to Munich! This evening meet your Tour Director and traveling companions, and leave the hotel for a special Welcome Dinner with wine at one of Munich’s lively restaurants.
Day 2 — Munich
Sightseeing with a Local Guide of Germany’s “Secret Capital” features the Olympic Stadium, built for the 1972 Olympics; the 1,000-foot-high Olympic Tower; and Königsplatz, used for Nazi rallies during World War II. Drive along the Ludwigstrasse and see the Bavarian Arch of Triumph and Field Marshall Hall. Also visit lively Marienplatz with the Old and the New Town Halls and the gothic Frauenkirche. An optional excursion is available to Linderhof Castle, one of Ludwig’s prettiest castles, and the picturesque Passion Play town of Oberammergau.
Day 3 — Munich – Neuschwanstein, Germany – Innsbruck, Austria – Salzburg, Austria
Drive into the garden-like landscapes of the Bavarian Alps and visit King Ludwig’s Neuschwanstein Castle, which famously inspired Walt Disney’s Cinderella’s Castle. Enjoy magnificent views of the Alps from high up, and then have lunch at the foot of the castle with local specialties like bratwurst or suppe (soup). Travel on to Innsbruck in the Tyrolean mountains for a walk through the quaint medieval lanes to Emperor Maximilian’s Golden Roof. Shop for Innsbruck’s famous crystal before continuing to Mozart’s hometown, Salzburg.
Day 4 — Salzburg
This morning you may wish to join an optional excursion to spectacular Berchtesgaden and Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest. Back in Salzburg, join your Local Guide for a walking tour through the historic center. Admire exquisite Mirabell Gardens, the Great Festival Hall, St. Peter’s Monastery and magnificent Residenz Square, where some scenes of The Sound of Music movie were filmed. Also visit Mozart’s birthplace in the charming Getreidegasse.
Day 5 — Salzburg – Mondsee, Austria – Vienna, Austria
Visit the parish church in Mondsee, which was used for the wedding scenes in The Sound of Music. A leisurely Danube River cruise along the most scenic section of the river follows. During the cruise, enjoy kaffee und kuchen (coffee and cake). Arrive in Vienna, once the center of the mighty Habsburg Empire. Tonight you may wish to join an optional Heurigen evening.
Day 6 — Vienna
Guided sightseeing features a visit to Belvedere Palace with its famous Klimt collection; a drive along the Ringstrasse, passing the State Opera House; and a stop at the Hofburg Palace, winter residence of the Austrian Imperial family. Marvel at the impressive courtyards, famous Heldenplatz and awesome St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Time to savor Sachertorte and watch the jolly crowd in one of Vienna’s famous coffee houses, or choose from exciting optional excursions.
Day 7 — Vienna
For those who wish to “see it all,” there is a chance to join an interesting optional excursion to Bratislava, capital of Slovakia. Later enjoy a private visit of Schӧnbrunn Palace, followed by a Farewell Dinner with wine and a classical music concert, the best way to say auf Wiedersehen, Wien.
Day 8 — Vienna
Your vacation ends after breakfast this morning.
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