Alpine Harmony (2014)

Alpine Harmony (2014)


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Tour Itinerary

Crystal has been produced in the Tyrol for over 100 years, but you’ll also see it reflected in the snowy peaks and glistening glaciers. It sparkles in the imperial palaces and gleams on the crisp white linen of your restaurant table. Your Tour Pace - Comfortable: Join this pleasant and comfortable journey across the ‘Roof of Europe’. Along the way we explore the historic wonders, cultural nuances and stunning natural scenery of the Alps.

Day 1 - Depart USA
Board your overnight flight (not included).

Day 2 - Geneva, the Lake & Elegant Montreux
Welcome to Switzerland! After a warm and friendly greeting, transfers depart Geneva Airport at 09:00, 12:30 and 16:30 hours. A beautiful drive around the sweeping arc of Lake Geneva brings you to your sumptuous hotel situated in the heart of Montreux – the pearl of the Swiss Riviera. Later, join your Tour Director for a Welcome Reception and an opportunity to mingle and get to know each other over a pleasant evening of dinner and wine.(Welcome Dinner)

Day 3 - Cheese, Chocolate & Ch\u00E2teau de Chillon
After a restful night’s sleep, head for the rolling dairy pastures of the Swiss countryside, famous for cheese manufacturing. Visit Gruyères, a picture-perfect medieval to wn with a castle, set on a small hill. Then continue to the village of Broc to sample Swiss chocolate. Return to the shores of Lake Geneva for a guided visit of Château de Chillon, inspiration for the poetry of Lord Byron. The rest of the day is yours to shop, swim or sample the local wines grown in hills around the lake.(Buffet Breakfast)
Fairmont Le Montreux Palace

Day 4 - Berne & the Glacier Village of Grindelwald
First stop this morning is the Swiss capital of Berne. Gather at the clock tower to watch the mechanical procession of painted figures and view the Ogre Fountain. See also the Bear Pits, Cathedral of St Vincent, Federal Palace and floral displays. Now more beautiful landscapes as you take the “chocolate-box” route through the Bernese Oberland, past the turquoise waters of Lake Thun. Your grand traditional Swiss chalet style hotel is in the ‘glacier village’ of Grindelwald, where the Wetterhorn, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau peaks provide a dramatic backdrop. Enjoy luxurious modern amenities amongst a cozy and relaxed atmosphere. At dinner this evening, Chef Alexander Dissauer presents some classic swiss dishes, sophistically refined with local ingredients, herbs and spices. As on all Highlight Dinners, your sommelier explains the wines accompanying your meal.(Buffet Breakfast / Highlight Dinner)
Romantik Schweizerhof, Grindelwald

Day 5 - Grindelwald at Leisure
Today is free to relax in the clear mountain air, pamper yourself in the private spa, sample delicious Swiss specialities, or join an optional excursion to the majestic Jungfrau. By night, perhaps sample the local delicacies at a mountain restaurant?(Buffet Breakfast)
Romantik Schweizerhof, Grindelwald

Day 6 - Lindau, Garmisch Partenkirchen & the Bavarian Alps
On through glorious mountain scenery this morning. Lunch time finds you in the fortified island town of Lindau. After some time to stroll through the historic streets, continue through lush, rolling dairy country of the Bavarian Allgäu. Stop for a photo of the thin, peaked towers of Neuschwanstein Castle, before reaching your small and exclusive family hotel in the attractive winter sports resort of Garmisch Partenkirchen.(Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)
Reindls Partenkirchener Hof, Garmisch Partenkirchen

Day 7 - Linderhof & Oberammergau Excursion
Next morning, set off for the rococo jewel of Linderhof - King Ludwig’s greatest fantasy. With a local expert, tour the many salons, the beautiful gardens and fountains. Then on to the picturesque Bavarian village of Oberammergau, scene of the famous Passion Play, performed every 10 years as thanksgiving for the end of the Black Death. Hand painted murals decorate the walls of the buildings in this historic settlement. Return to your resort where the rest of the day is at leisure.(Buffet Breakfast)
Reindls Partenkirchener Hof, Garmisch Partenkirchen

Day 8 - Mountain-Ringed Innsbruck & Salzburg
Just over the Austrian border in the mountain ringed city of Innsbruck, see the Golden Roof of Emperor Maximilian and the Royal Palace. Then enjoy some time to relax among the typical cafes of the Old Quarter, or shop for fine crystal at one of the largest Swarovski boutiques in the world. Follow the Inn Valley, past the Wilde Kaiser mountain range to your elegant hotel in Salzburg. Experience an extraordinary evening by candlelight, listen to the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – performed by the Amadeus Consort Ensemble, and enjoy a superb dinner, prepared according to recipes from that period.(Buffet Breakfast / Highlight Dinner)
Bristol, Salzburg

Day 9 - Salzburg, City of Mozart
In the morning, a local expert introduces you to Mozart’s home city. In the Cathedral Square, view the domed\ncathedral and splendid Residenzfountain. Stroll through the old town’s narrow lanes to see Mozart’s Birthplace on the Getreidegasse, a lively shopping street lined with attractive wrought iron signs. Cross the river to the formal gardens of the Mirabell Palace where there is a great chance to photograph the city skyline crowned by the castle heights. The afternoon is at leisure to discover more of the city’s delights or shop in the traditional passages of the old town.(Buffet Breakfast)
Bristol, Salzburg

Day 10 - Cruise the Wachau Valley to Vienna
Stop briefly in Mondsee for a photo of the wedding church from the Sound of Music as you journey through the lakes and mountains of the Salzkammergut, and across the rich farmlands of eastern Austria. Pass the impressive Benedictine monastery of Melk before joining a scenic cruise alon g the River Danube through the Wachau Valley, where vineyards cover hillsides overlooked by ruined castles. Finally head for Austria’s great Imperial capital and your glamorous hotel, originally built for the World Exhibition in Vienna in 1873.(Buffet Breakfast)
Palais Hansen Kempinski, Vienna

Day 11 - Stately Vienna & the Habsburgs
Vienna owes much of its present day charm to the long reign of the Habsburgs, so in the morning, acquaint yourself with Europe’s greatest ruling dynasty at Maria Theresa’s Schonbrunn Palac e. a Following your guided visit there is a strudel demonstration at the court bakery. a Next, join your guide for a drive around the famous ring road. This grand boulevard, built along the lines of the old city walls, show-cases many of the capital’s architectural masterpieces, including the Opera House, magnificent Hofburg Imperial Residence and Parliament building. This evening at one of Vienna’s most memorable dining spots, you are treated to a superb Celebration Dinner with wine - a fitting finalé to your tour.(Buffet Breakfast / Celebration Dinner)
Palais Hansen Kempinski, Vienna

Day 12 - Return to USA
Departure transfers arrive at Vienna Airport at 07:00 and 09:00.(Buffet Breakfast)

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ADDITIONAL INCLUDED HIGHLIGHTS

  • Berne: See the Bear Pits, Cathedral of St Vincent, Federal Palace and floral displays. Gather at the clock tower to watch the glockenspiel and view the Ogre Fountain.
  • Lindau: Walk past old inns and half-timbered houses.
  • Füssen: See Neuschwanstein Castle.
  • Oberammeragau: See the immense Theatre and admire the colourfully painted chalets.
  • Innsbruck: See the Golden Roof and the Royal Palace.
  • Salzburg: See the Mirabell Gardens, Mozart’s birthplace on the Getreidegasse and visit the Cathedral in the Old Town.
  • Mondsee: See the cloister church used for the site of the wedding in The Sound of Music.
  • Vienna: Tour the Ring Road seeing the Winter Palace City Hall and Parliament.
  • Scenic Drives: Swiss Countryside, Bavarian Alps, Salzkammergut.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCES AND DINING

  • Swiss Countryside: Travel through lush meadows to the fortified medieval town of Gruyères and get your tastebuds tingling with a visit to the chocophiles’ Mecca of Broc
  • Lake Geneva: Visit Chillon Castle, set on a rocky islet in the lake. Following his walk through the dungeons in 1816, Lord Byron wrote the poem ‘The Prisoner of Chillon’. Look out for his name, which he carved into a pillar.
  • Wachau Valley: Cruise along the most beautiful part of the Danube, where the river flows beneath cliffs hung with vines and dotted with ruined castles.
  • Linderhof: Visit King Ludwig’s rococo jewel - an ornate hideaway set amid formal gardens where fountains play.
  • Vienna: A guided exploration of Schönbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the imperial family. Stand beneath frescoed ceilings, crystal chandeliers and gilded Rococo frames where Mozart performed as a child prodigy.
  • Vienna: Satisfy your strudel cravings at the Imperial Court Bakery at Schönbrunn Palace. See the classic apple treat being prepared by expert patissiers and even sample a piece of piping hot strudel fresh from the oven.
  • Salzburg: You are treated to an extraordinary musical and culinary seduction - a period dinner and concert in the elegant ambiance of the St Peter Stiftskeller.
  • Vienna: This city boasts one of the world’s most famous culinary traditions at your Celebration Dinner with Wine.

YOUR LUXURY GOLD HOTELS

  • The Fairmont Le Montreux Palace is a jewel of Belle Époque style, combining contemporary design with classical elegance.
  • Nestled at the entrance to Salzburg’s Mirabell Gardens, the Hotel Bristol is full of charm and warmth and ranks amongst Europe’s leading hotels.
  • The grand, historic Palais Hansen Kempinski combines a timeless elegance with contemporary luxury and attentive service. It is perfectly located in the heart of Vienna, right at the famous Ring Boulevard.

YOUR DELICIOUS DINING EXPERIENCES

  • Get to know your Tour Director and fellow guests at a Welcome Reception including drinks and Welcome Dinner (WD)
  • 10 Buffet Breakfasts (BB), 2 Highlight Dinners (HD) 1 Celebration Dinner (CD) and 1 three course dinners (D)

YOUR INCLUSIVE GOLD SERVICES

  • Escorted by the crème de la crème of Insight Tour Directors - hand picked for every departure. They are your ‘travelling concierge’, expert guide, consummate facilitator and a friend in a foreign land
  • Baggage handling everywhere on tour, with seamless and prompt delivery to your door at every hotel
  • Hotel and restaurant tips included - you’ll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for coins or banknotes
  • Complimentary in-room Internet access (where available).
  • Personal radio headsets to give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights without missing any of your local expert’s fascinating insights and commentary
  • Insight Flourishes - from time to time your Tour Director will enchant you with local tidbits, each representing authentic food or beverages unique to the destination
  • Enjoy the unique comfort of Insight’s Luxury air-conditioned 40 seat coach with extended leg room and on-board restroom. Complimentary on-board wi-fi where possible
  • Complimentary water on coach
  • Airport transfers at scheduled times on the first and last day of your escorted journey

General Note
Departures on 31st July and August 14th stay at the Oberforsthof hotel in Salzburg.

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