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10% off Young Traveler discount based on the full land-only cost of the tour. Only applies to Globus and Cosmos; does not apply to Avalon Waterways, vacations including Oberammergau or Escapes Vacations by Globus. To receive the Young Traveler discount, the age of the traveler must qualify at start date of the vacation. Does not apply to custom groups. Discount is applicable to any accommodation. Additional restrictions may apply.
Discount on the land-only portion of core tour, not including extra night accommodations, extensions, taxes/fees, tips, and supplements. Does not apply to Cosmos, Monograms, Escapes by Globus, vacations including Oberammergau or Avalon Waterways. Multiple tours must travel within the same calendar year and must be booked at the same time. Discount is calculated off the least expensive tour. Offer reliant on space availability and applies to new bookings only. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Does not apply to custom groups. Additional restrictions may apply.
Traveling party of 5, 6, or 7 must travel from same origination point and must be advised at the time of booking. Discount on the land-only portion of core tour, not including extra night accommodations, extensions, taxes/fees, tips, and supplements. Does not apply to Cosmos, Monograms, vacations including Oberammergau or Avalon Waterways. Not combinable with other group allowances. Travelers already traveling at a discount, such as children, do not count toward the party total. Offer reliant on space availability, and applies to new bookings only. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Does not apply to custom groups or Escapes by Globus. Additional restrictions may apply.
Reduction varies by vacation and may not available on all packages. Does not apply to custom groups or Escapes by Globus. Additional restrictions may apply.
The Welcome Back Credit will be awarded upon completion of Globus family of brands vacations from 2019 onward. Credit amount can only be applied to the land/cruise or cruise only portion of a new Globus family of brands vacation (excluding Escapes by Globus, 2020 Oberammergau, select Cosmos tours, Monograms City Getaways, and Custom/Charter vacations). Credit amount is per person and must be redeemed for a future vacation with a deposit within 2 years from date of credit issue. Bookings can be made by contacting your preferred travel agent. Passenger name or past invoice number is required to redeem the credit. Combinable with all applicable consumer promotions except those with any Globus family of brands special discount programs of the vacation price. Credit is not redeemable for cash, non-refundable deposit, airfare, transfers, travel insurance, prepaid gratuities, pre/post nights, or optional excursions and is non-transferrable. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Valid for all participating Globus family of brands offices. Additional restrictions may apply.
This Best of Austria & Switzerland tour covers the highlights of two of Europe's most scenic countries: Austria and Switzerland. You'll spend two nights each in Vienna, Salzburg, Zermatt, and Lucerne, and overnights in St. Moritz and Berne. If you're a fan of palaces and castles, you'll enjoy a visit to Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace, once the home of the Habsburg Imperial family. Stand in awe as you hear the stories of this royal family's home. You'll also enjoy a visit to romantic Chillon Castle, a well-preserved, medieval castle on the shores of Lake Geneva.If spectacular scenery is your interest, then you'll be thrilled with the ride on the world-famous Glacier Express train, where you'll travel first-class and have panorama windows to admire the thundering waterfalls, impressive peaks, glacial ice fields, and tiny villages on your way to Zermatt, a picturesque cluster of rustic chalets beneath the majestic Matterhorn. This is a special treat Globus includes to make sure your tour is all you want it to be. Other scenic highlights include a Danube cruise along the prettiest part of the river; a private boat cruise on the fjord-like lake in Lucerne; a mountain train ride from Zermatt to Täsch; a scenic drive into the Swiss Engadine, considered by many to be the most beautiful mountain area in the world; a drive through the Tyrolean Alps on the way to Innsbruck; a stop in Interlaken, where you can take pictures of the Jungfrau massif; and more.These are just a few of the many highlights of this Austria & Switzerland tour. You'll also enjoy guided sightseeing in Vienna, Salzburg, and Berne. From the historical sights, castles, and palaces to the spectacular scenery, this is a dream vacation!Selected departures can join cruise WZA “Romantic Rhine”
Day 1: ARRIVE IN VIENNA, AUSTRIA
. Welcome to Vienna! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)
Day 2: VIENNA.
Start your guided sightseeing with a visit to magnificent SCHÖNBRUNN PALACE. Then, drive along the Ringstrasse, pass the State Opera House, the Jewish quarter, and stop at the Hofburg Palace, winter residence of the Austrian imperial family. Marvel at the impressive courtyards, famous HELDENPLATZ, and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Balance of the day is at leisure and you can choose from our exciting optional excursions to enhance your stay. (B)
Day 3: VIENNA–MELK–MONDSEE–SALZBURG.
Relax during a leisurely DANUBE CRUISE along the loveliest part of the river. Afterwards, catch glimpses of historic Melk Abbey, and continue through the romantic Salzkammergut lakeland, made famous in The Sound of Music movie. Stop in Mondsee to visit the PARISH CHURCH, which was used for the wedding scenes, and continue to lovely Salzburg. Join your Local Guide for a walking tour and admire exquisite MIRABELL GARDENS, the Great Festival Hall, St. Peter’s Monastery, and magnificent RESIDENZ SQUARE, where some scenes of the movie were filmed. Also take pictures of Mozart’s birthplace in the charming Getreidegasse. Tonight a special treat: [LF] dinner and Salzburger Nockerl (sweet dessert soufflé) at the famous St. Peter Stiftskeller restaurant. (B,D)
Day 4: AT LEISURE IN SALZBURG.
A full day at leisure gives you the opportunity to join an optional excursion to spectacular Berchtesgaden and Hitler’s Eagles Nest. (B)
Day 5: SALZBURG–INNSBRUCK–ST. MORITZ, SWITZERLAND.
Enter the Tyrolean Alps and arrive in Innsbruck, capital of Tyrol and host of two Winter Olympic Games. Follow your Tour Director for a pleasant walk through the quaint medieval lanes to Emperor Maximilian’s GOLDEN ROOF. Time to shop for crystal, for which Innsbruck is famous. Next, a scenic drive into the Swiss Engadine, considered by many as the most beautiful mountain area in the world with its deep-blue lakes, airy larch forests that turn golden in the fall, mountain peaks exceeding 12,000 feet, and quaint villages with massive white stone houses in the characteristic Grisons style on your way to St. Moritz. (B,D)
Day 6: ST. MORITZ–CHUR–ZERMATT.
Drive through exhilarating Alpine scenery. At Chur, [LF] board the first-class panoramic coach of the world-famous GLACIER EXPRESS TRAIN, which connects two of Switzerland’s most famous skiing areas: St. Moritz and Zermatt. Admire thundering waterfalls, impressive peaks, glacial ice fields, and tiny villages as you pass through the Valais, a region known for its great mountain resorts and excellent wines. Lunch will be served on the train. This afternoon visit car-free Zermatt, a picturesque cluster of rustic chalets beneath the majestic Matterhorn. (B,L)
Day 7: AT LEISURE IN ZERMATT.
Spend an entire day at leisure or join a spectacular optional excursion to Klein Matterhorn for breathtaking panoramic views of the Matterhorn and the Alps. (B,D)
Day 8: ZERMATT–BERNE.
Board the MOUNTAIN TRAIN for the short ride down to Täsch and motor through the lower Rhône Valley to the shores of Lake Geneva, the “Swiss Riviera.” Nearby Montreux, visit CHILLON CASTLE, the 12th-century water fortress immortalized by poet Lord Byron. Proceed to Berne, capital of Switzerland. (B)
Day 9: BERNE–INTERLAKEN–LUCERNE
. Your guided tour starts with a stop at the Rose Garden for a panoramic view of the city. Continue on foot and walk through the beautifully preserved medieval Old Town, witness the hourly parade of painted figures at the Clock Tower and marvel at the ornate, flower-adorned fountains. Stop at the BEAR PARK, symbol for the name of the town. Next is Interlaken. The town’s unique location, nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz and surrounded by the world-famous Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau mountains, guarantees spectacular views. Finally, cross Brünig Pass and arrive in picture-book Lucerne. An optional evening is available to a folklore party with yodeling and alphorn blowing for a first-hand impression of Alpine merrymaking. (B)
Day 10: LUCERNE.
Follow your Tour Director for a pleasant walk this morning, and admire Thorwaldsen’s LION MONUMENT, dedicated to the Swiss Guards who protected the Royal House of France during the French Revolution. Walk along ornate patrician houses of the walled Old Town, then cross the famous covered CHAPEL BRIDGE to the Jesuit Church, the first large baroque church built in Switzerland on the north side of the Alps. Afterward, shop for watches, and you may wish to join an optional excursion to Mount Pilatus. This evening, [LF] relax on a PRIVATE BOAT CRUISE on the fjord-like lake, followed by a farewell dinner at a local restaurant to celebrate your Swiss vacation. (B,D)
Day 11: LUCERNE–ZÜRICH AIRPORT.
Morning transfer to Zurich Airport in time for homebound flights leaving no earlier than 10 am. Extra nights are available in Zurich. (B)
Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.
Single room supplement:
Triple room reduction per person:
Extra nights per person in Vienna:
in single room $156-$191, in twin $87-$113, in triple $128-$139
Extra nights per person in Zürich:
in single room $139, in twin $94, in triple $79
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