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Small Historic Towns of Austria

Private Tour-Land Only

11 Days/ 10 Nights

Daily April 1-October 31

Like pieces of jewelry the 18 “Small Historic Towns” of Austria each have its own ambiance and history. Beside the many cultural aspects you will experience the highlight of any trip to Austria, travel over the Grosglockner.
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Package Includes:

10 nights tourist class or first class hotel accommodation all with private facilities
Breakfast each morning
Tyrolean evening with dinner in Innsbruck
Transport by rental car or with driver/guide
Sightseeing as per itinerary
Innsbruck Card for 72 hours
Vienna Card for 72 hours
Cup of coffee and piece of cake at the historic Cafe Zauner in Bad Ischl
Entrance to the Fortress Kufstein including ascent with the Kaiser Maximilian panoramic inclined lift
Visit to the Vogtturm in Zell am See
Entrance to the Hallstatt World Heritage Museum
Visit to the Mint Hall and Ascent Munzerturm
Visit to the Rosengartenschlucht in Imst
Entrance to the Kaiservilla “Emperors castle” in Bad Ischl
Salzkammergut Card for entire stay
City tour with a MP3 Player in Steyr
City tour of Vienna including the Schonbrunn Palace
Private departure transfer to airport for passengers with car and driver/guide
11 day car rental-VW Golf VI or similar-manual transmission with air conditioning or private car and driver. Please note for private car and driver petrol is not included and is to be paid on the spot according to consumption.Please note for rental car-pick up and return during normal working hours. Included:unlimited kilometers, CDW (limitation of liability), TP (theft insurance), Airport tax, traffic tax, 20% VAT and 1% contract fee. Not included: insurance for transporting people (passenger insurance) (Depending on the rental car type remains a deductible per occurrence. This deductible can be included through Super Cover and must be completed on the spot). Austria requires all vehicles using the autobahn to display a highway toll sticker. Rental companies in Austria charge approx US$0.65 per day for a toll sticker. Stickers are available at the border or gas stations when entering from another country. Includes 1 driver. Additional fee for more than 1 driver.
Hotel taxes and service charges


Day 1 Innsbruck
Upon arrival pick up rental car or meet driver and continue to your centrally located hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure in this lovely city of the Alps. Overnight in Innsbruck.

Day 2 Innsbruck
Use your city card which giver you free entrance to most of the city’s museums and sightseer hop on hop off bus to visit the city. Your card also lets you visit the the Swarovski Crystal Worlds in nearby Wattens including shuttle bus.This evening you will enjoy a special Tyrolean folklore evening with dinner. Overnight in Innsbruck

Day 3 Innsbruck-Imst-Hall in Tyrol-Innsbruck
Today we suggest a visit to Imst to see the The Rosengartenschlucht (Gorge/ Blue Grotto, a wildly romantic gorge in the center of the town in Imst). Continue to the town of Hall to visit the Hall Mint & Mint Tower, the moated castle which was built to protect the area. Overnight in Innsbruck.

Day 4 Innsburck-Zell am See
After breakfast drive to the charming lakeside resort of Zell am See. Located among snow-covered mountains and the crystal-clear Zell Lake, this medieval town nestles against the rising slopes of the Schmittenhohe. Overnight in Zell am See

Day 5 Zell am See
Today we suggest visits to the old town center and the the Vogtturm with its museum. Overnight Zell am See

Day 6 Zell am See-Kufstein-Lienz-Zell am See
Today you will visit the villages of Kufstein and Lienz which are not far away. In Kufstein ascent the Kaiser Maximilian panoramic incline lift to the Kufstein fortress. A visit to the museum of local history and the heroes organ is included. Overnight in Zell am See.

Day 7 Zell am See-Bad Ischl
Today you will travel to the heart of the Salzkammergut are and its capital Bad Ischl. Stroll through Bad Ischl and experience the old traditions just as they formerly were, but now carefully renovated and modernized. Overnight in Bad Ischl.

Day 8 Bad Ischl-Hallstatt-Gumunden-Bad Ischl
After breakfast visit the famous emperors castle, a Habsburg summer residence the Kaiservilla. In the afternoon visit the Hallstatt voted Austria’s most beautiful village and the ceramic town of Gmunden. Overnight in Bad Ischl.

Day 9 Bad Ischl-Steyr-Vienna
Continue to Vienna with a stop and tour of the romantic town of Steyr on the way. Overnight in Vienna.

Day 10 Vienna
Today you will enjoy a tour of Vienna including entrance to the lovely am imposing Schonbrunn Palace. Afternoon at leisure. to visit one of the city’s many interesting museums. Overnight in Vienna.

Day 11 Vienna-End of Tour
Tour ends after breakfast. Return rental car or for private tour clients you will be transferred to the airport. You can extend your stay in lovely Vienna or continue to Budapest, Bratislava or Prague.

Additional nights available

Hotels for tourist class package: Innsbruck:Hotel Weisses Kreuz or similar, Zell am See: Hotel Schutthof or similar, Bad Ischl: Hotel Stadt Salzburg or similar, Vienna: Hotel Graf Stadion or similar

Hotels for first class package: Innsbruck: Hotel Sailer, Zell am See: Hotel Latini or similar, Bad Ischl: Hotel Goldenes Schiff or similar, Vienna: Hotel Hotel Kaiserhof or similar

Upgrade car to Mercedes Vitro with air condition and manual transmission or similar available.


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