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Take a journey from Switzerland to Austria across the striking Alpine scenery of the Arlberg Pass, through Tyrol to Innsbruck and Vienna. Spend a night in vibrant Zurich before crossing the Alberg Pass by rail. Sit back and relax as you travel through the Alps before arriving into Innsbruck in the Austrian Tyrol. From here, continue to Vienna, where you have two days to relax and see the sights.

Highlights

  • Spend a night exploring the Old Town of Zurich
  • Travel by train through the Swiss and Austrian Alps along the Arlberg Pass
  • Spend two nights in the imperial city of Vienna

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Four night hotel accommodations with breakfast 
  • Standard class train travel as specified in the itinerary
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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

DAY 1 - ZURICH
Arrive in Zurich today and check in for an overnight stay at your hotel. Zurich is Switzerland's most cosmopolitan and elegant city, situated on the banks of the River Limmat. The city is home to an impressive number of art galleries and museums, among which are the Swiss National Museum and the Kunsthaus. Spend the evening by the lake in the old town district of Niederdorf, famous for its bars, restaurants, lounges and fashion shops. (Overnight in Zurich)

DAY 2 - ARLBERG PASS TO INNSBRUCK
After breakfast this morning, take the train through the Swiss and Austrian Alps over the Arlberg Pass. This spectacular journey leaves Zurich, traveling along the bank of Lake Zurich before you are greeted with spectacular Alpine scenery. You briefly pass through Liechtenstein before entering Austria. Travel along the Arlberg Pass, through mountain meadows and be delighted at every turn by the wonderful vistas. Upon arrival, check in for an overnight stay at your hotel. Surrounded by snowcapped mountains, Innsbruck has gained a reputation as an impressive Austrian vacation destination due to its fantastic winter sporting events and impressive historical monuments. Visit the Hofkirche Innsbruck or the Goldenes Dachl (Golden Roof), both popular landmarks dedicated to Maximilian I, before indulging in some local cuisine such as lobster ragout and Apfelstrudel. (Overnight in Innsbruck) B

DAY 3 - INNSBRUCK TO VIENNA
After breakfast, travel by train to Vienna. Upon arrival, check in for a two night stay at your hotel. Enjoy time at leisure to explore the sights of Vienna. Stretch your legs with a wander around some of the city's highlights such as the Anchor Clock, the prestigious Opera House and the Hofburg, Vienna's Imperial Palace. Spend the evening indulging in some Austrian cuisine, such as the Wiener Schnitzel and Sachertorte - a delicious chocolate cream cake. (Overnight in Vienna) B

DAY 4 - VIENNA
Enjoy breakfast in the hotel and begin another day of exploration. Why not catch an opera or concert at Vienna's celebrated buildings dedicated to the world of music. With over 500 concerts a year at Musikverein (Vienna's concert hall) there will surely be something for every taste! (Overnight in Vienna) B

DAY 5 - YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN VIENNA
Check out of your hotel after breakfast and continue with your journey. Why not extend your vacation by traveling to the thermal baths and bohemian history of Budapest? Speak to one of our Travel Consultants for more details. B

MEAL GUIDE: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, AT - Afternoon Tea, D -Dinner

Hilton Innsbruck

The Hilton Innsbruck is a modern hotel with 176 contemporary bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. The hotel has a restaurant, bar and steam room, and the Casino Innsbruck is connected to the hotel. The hotel is close to the train station and a short walk from the old town area of Innsbruck.

Hilton Vienna Danube Waterfront

The hotel boasts 40 sq. meter guest rooms, proximity to a metro train station and a pool alongside the Danube. Enjoy wine or hearty local beer on the terrace at the Hilton Vienna Danube Waterfront. Austrian dishes sourced from the river and the sea make regular appearances here.

Hilton Vienna

Combining a magnificent location in the heart of the city with great amenities and services, Hilton Vienna is the place to stay when visiting the Austrian capital. Walk to all of the main attractions with ease and reach the international airport in only 16 minutes via direct link.

Intercity Vienna

The Intercity Vienna is a contemporary hotel offering 172 bedrooms and 7 apartments. All rooms and public areas offer high-speed internet access and there is also a restaurant, a bar and an internal courtyard for al fresco dining during the summer months. The hotel is conveniently located within Vienna Westbahnhof station and guests have complimentary access to all Vienna's public transport during their stay.

Hilton Vienna Plaza

Experience a part of Vienna’s rich heritage at Hilton Vienna Plaza. With a 1920s Art Deco flair, our unique Vienna hotel offers the perfect combination of historical splendor and modern comfort. We are proudly located on the famous Ringstrasse, home to Vienna's most important sites and architectural masterpieces - the State Opera, Art History Museum, City Hall, the Burgtheater, and Vienna Stock Exchange. Heritage hotel with Art Deco, Golden Era design on the famous Ringstrasse. Decorated with 1,000 art works and Carrara marble floor in lobby.

Hotel Zeitgeist Vienna Hauptbahnhof

Situated just a stone’s throw from Vienna’s main train station, the Hotel Zeitgeist offers the perfect base for exploring the city. The hotel’s 254 rooms all boast modern decor, flat screen TVs and large windows. Guests can dine in ‘Lokal-Café-Bar Pergola’ restaurant, relax in the rooftop sauna, workout with a game of badminton or make use of the fitness suite.

Swiss Night Am Kunsthaus Zurich

The Swiss Night am Kunsthaus is located within a quiet residential district and is close to the Kunthaus Museum and the Opera of Zurich. Lake Zurich is just a short walk away and all 46 bedroms are light, airy and spacious. The hotel also benefits from a fitness centre.

Du Theatre Zurich

The Hotel du Théâtre in Zurich is a historic hotel which was a theatre during the 1950s. The hotel has 50 individually designed, contemporary bedrooms as well as a cinema and audio book library in honour of the hotel's theatrical past. The contemporary lounge restaurant, la suite serves local specialities along with great city views. The hotel is in the centre of old Zurich, a short walk from the train station.

Helmhaus Zurich

The Helmhaus Hotel in Zurich is a modern boutique hotel and is centrally located in Zurich's old town. The hotel has 24 stylish bedrooms, each has been renovated and some offer views over the lake of Zurich. Located in the historic city centre and close to all of Zurich's major sights, the Helmhaus Hotel is the perfect hotel for exploring this charming city!

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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

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