Austrian Highlights and Bavaria - Munich to Vienna

Start your holiday in Bavaria's capital, Munich, and visit the charming town of Oberammergau and King Ludwig’s fairy-tale castle of Neuschwanstein. Board your river cruise vessel in Passau and sail down the Danube, stopping to visit the magnificent Melk Abbey or Schallaburg Castle, and the small town of Dürnstein in the Wachau Valley. End your voyage in the Austrian capital of Vienna, with guided sightseeing and plenty of time to explore this "City of Music" on your own.

Itinerary

Day 1

Munich

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Fly to Munich where you will be met and transferred to the Sofitel Munich Bayerpost hotel for three nights.

Day 2

Munich

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Included today: Guided sightseeing, see the Marienplatz. This morning, a Local Guide will show you the highlights including Nymphenburg Palace, Marienplatz, the Old and New Town Halls, and the striking Gothic Frauenkirche. Later, enjoy free time to explore. Watch the famous Glockenspiel, visit St Peter's church or explore the Viktualienmarkt, a large and popular fresh produce market with a traditional maypole. Or, maybe visit one of the many Biergartens or breweries to sample one of the Bavarian beer specialties.

Day 3

Munich

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Included today: Excursion to Neuschwanstein and Oberammergau. This morning, drive into the garden-like landscapes of the Bavarian Alps and visit King Ludwig's fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle, perched high above the village of Hohenschwangau. Continue to the town of Oberammergau, famous for its once-a-decade production of the Passion Play. After free time to admire the traditional Bavarian houses, many beautifully painted with trompe l'oeil, end your day with a visit to the smallest of King Ludwig's three castles - Linderhof Palace, inspired by Paris' Palace of Versailles.

Hotels

Sofitel Munich Bayerpost Hotel

This stunning listed building, built in the Wilhelminian style, offers first-class facilities and hospitality. With a convenient central location, the hotel offers architectural elegance mixed with contemporary amenities including two restaurants, a bar and a stylish spa. Official rating: 5 stars.

  • Location
    • Centrally located - 3-minute walk to Munich train station.

  • Facilities
    • Restaurant
    • Bistro
    • Bar
    • Fitness centre
    • Massage
Sofitel Munich Bayerpost

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Reviews

"excellent tour, excursions,director,ship, yes to both questions..."

15/05/2017 - Trusted Customer

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30/07/2016 - Trusted Customer

"Service is good. Lunch is a bit of a mess.nothing seems to go together. Dinner…"

30/07/2016 - Trusted Customer

Service is good. Lunch is a bit of a mess.nothing seems to go together. Dinner is excellent.

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