Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.
Day 2 - Rhine Valley
To the Rhine Valley and the riverside town of Boppard, where you can join an optional cruise on the Rhine. Overnight in the Wiesbaden/Frankfurt/Mannheim area. B,D
Day 3 - Rothenburg ob der Tauber
On through Germany, calling at Rothenburg ob der Tauber on the aptly-named Romantic Road, before crossing to Austria and the Salzburgerland area, our base for three nights. B,D
Day 4 - Salzburg & Hallstatt
Today’s full-day, included excursion takes us to Salzburg. Explore the quaint lanes and alleyways independently or join our optional, guided walking tour. Later we head to the Salzkammergut, Austria's Lake District, and to the picturesque village of Hallstatt. B,D
Day 5 - Grossglockner Glacier
A fantastic optional excursion today as we take one of the most spectacular roads in Austria to ascend the country’s highest mountains to see the Grossglockner Glacier and then the charming town of Heiligenblut. B,D
Day 6 - Kranjska Gora
We cross into Slovenia arriving early afternoon in the resort of Bled or Kranjska Gora for a two-night stay. B,D
Day 7 - Lake Bled
Spend the day on Lake Bled, exploring this jewel of Slovenia. Join our optional sightseeing tour to the Castle of Bled and continue by boat to the tiny island. B,D
Day 8 - Cortina d’Ampezzo
We leave Slovenia and call at the resort of Cortina d’Ampezzo and journey through the lofty peaks of the Dolomite mountains to our overnight stop in the Süd Tirol. B,D
Day 9 - Innsbruck and St. Moritz
We cross the spectacular Brenner Pass in to Austria, to Innsbruck, the capital of the Tyrol. This beautiful city is surrounded by stunning mountain scenery and is steeped in history. See the famous Golden Roof before we continue into Switzerland, pausing at the famous resort of St. Moritz before reaching our hotel in the Engadine region for an overnight stay. B,D
Day 10 - Mountain Pass Tour
Our route to Naters for a two-night stay takes in some of Europe’s grandest passes. We traverse the heights of the Julierpass and the dramatic Simplon Pass. B,D
Day 11 - Gornergrat Mountain Railway
Today we offer an optional excursion to Zermatt, set spectacularly below the Matterhorn, where you may choose to take a fantastic ride on the Gornergrat Rack Railway. B,D
Day 12 - Evian and Geneva
We descend to the shores of Lake Geneva and visit Evian and Geneva where you can explore the sights. Continue to our overnight hotel in Villars. B,D
To northern France for an overnight stay. B
Reeturn home. B
Included Meals: B=Breakfast, D=Dinner
You will stay for one night at a 3-star standard hotel in the Wiesbaden/ Frankfurt/Mannheim area; three nights at the 3-star Hotel Ferienwelt Kristall in Rauris, in the Austrian Salzburgerland; two nights at the 3-star Hotel Spik in Kranjska Gora; one night at a 3-star hotel in the Italian Süd Tirol; one night at the 4-star Hotel Engiadina in Zuoz; two nights at the 3-star Superior Hotel Touring in Naters; and one night at the 4-star Eurotel Victoria in Villars, near Lake Geneva.
Due to demand, we may use other hotels of a similar standard.
Overnight stays in Belgium and northern France are in city-style hotels.