We start with a local departure by ‘First Class’ coach for our journey via the cross Channel ferry or Eurotunnel to our overnight stopover in France.
On day 2 we continue to Austria and arrive at our hotel for a 3 night dinner, bed and breakfast stay.
Day 3 – today we include a full day tour to the ‘Sound of Music’ city of Salzburg. The centre has hardly changed since the times of the famous Austrian composer Mozart. Don’t miss the Baroque dome churches, merchant houses and hidden arcaded courtyards still dominated by the magnificent Hohensalzburg Fortress. See the magnificent Don Cathedral and the splendid Mirabell Gardens. If shopping is your passion take a stroll along the narrow Getreidegasse.
Day 4 – today we have included a visit to the charming resort of Kitzbuhel before heading on a scenic journey through the Tyrol to the spectacular Krimml waterfalls. This is Europe’s highest waterfall and a breathtaking experience.
Day 5 – we bid a fond farewell to Austria and travel through the Dolomites to beautiful Lake Garda. Here accommodation has been reserved for 3 nights on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis.
Day 6 – today is at leisure for you to relax and explore the beauty of the area
Day 7 – today we have included a wonderful excursion to Venice. Enjoy the famous sights including the Bridge of Sighs, St Mark’s Square and the Doges’ Palace. Take a walk over the Rialto Bridge – an ideal spot to watch the activities of the boats in the Grand Canal below.
Day 8 – after breakfast we depart from Italy. We make our way to our hotel in France / Germany where our final overnight stopover has been included on a bed and Continental breakfast basis.
Day 9 – continue the journey home, arriving back later on.