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Treasures of Central Europe

Departs: 9/25/2018 Returns: 10/6/2018

12 Days | All Airfare Included

Explore Salzburg, Innsbruck, Munich, Lucerne, Heidelberg and relax on a Rhine River cruise.

Daily Itinerary Items

Day 1 : Fly to Germany
Our wonderful European vacation begins with an overnight flight to Frankfurt. 


Day 2 : Rothenburg
We meet our European Guide on arrival in Frankfurt. Our sightseeing begins in Würzburg, a beautiful Baroque city on
the scenic Romantic Road. We continue on to Rothenburg, one of Germany’s best known and best preserved medieval cities for our accommodations for the next two nights at the Hotel Altes Brauhaus. Tonight we get acquainted with our new friends at a Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner. D


Day 3 : Enjoy a Medieval Dinner
Enjoy a European-style buffet breakfast before beginning each day. Learn the fascinating story of Rothenburg, from its origins as a stronghold at the crossroads of important trade routes to its downfall during the 30 Years War. This fascinating medieval town is ringed with towers, walls and gateways that date from the 16th century. Tonight we have dinner in a medieval restaurant followed by a walk back in time with the Night-Watchman tour of Rothenburg. B,D


Day 4 : Tour Munich
We visit Munich and see the famous Glockenspiel animated clock in the Marienplatz, the town square in the traditional city center, and enjoy lunch at Munich’s famous food and farmer’s market. Our accommodations for the next two nights are at the Landhotel Bold in the village of Oberammergau, Germany, famous for its colorful home murals and Passion Play, held once every decade. B,D


Day 5 : Neuschwanstein Castle
The inspiration for Disney’s Magic Kingdom Castle was the fairytale-like Neuschwanstein Castle, one of the most recognized castles in the world. The castle sits high above the charming town of Füssen, the last stop of Germany’s Romantic Road. After lunch in Füssen, we return to Oberammergau. B


Day 6: Mozart Dinner Concert
he beautiful city featured in the movie The Sound of Music. A local guide joins us as we are charmed by the architecture and stroll through Mirabell Gardens before enjoying free time at our leisure. After checking into the Arcotel Castellani Hotel in Salzburg, we are off to one of the highlights of the tour, a Mozart Dinner Concert in the oldest and most elegant restaurant in northern Europe. Savor the superb three-course dinner as we fall under the spell of classical music in the town of Mozart’s birth. B,D


Day 7 : Innsbruck
Known for its Austrian crystal, we stop in Rattenberg en route to Innsbruck as Alpine scenery surrounds us. During our visit to the famous ski resort town of Innsbruck, we view the Imperial Palace and the Goldenes Dachl (Golden Roof), built in 1500 as a royal balcony. Our overnight accommodations are at the Hotel Grauer Bar. B,D


Day 8 : Switzerland
We continue along pretty alpine valleys to Liechtenstein, the smallest principality in Europe. Later, we ascend 6,000-foot Mount Rigi by cog railway. Enjoy spectacular views of Lake Lucerne and the Swiss Alps. Later, we travel along the shores of Lake Lucerne and have an orientation tour of the resort city of Lucerne. We enjoy two nights at either the Hotel Flora or Hotel Monopol. B


Day 9 : Lucerne
A local guide joins us to visit world-famous sights such as the Chapel Bridge with the octagonal Water Tower, the Jesuit Church and the Lion Monument of Lucerne. Our lunch is at the Stadtkeller Folklore Restaurant where we enjoy traditional Swiss fare, music and entertainment. The afternoon is open for shopping for local handicrafts, Swiss chocolate,
clocks and watches. B,L


Day 10 : Black Forest & Heidelberg
Traveling north, we cross back into Germany into the legendary Black Forest, famous for its handcrafted cuckoo clocks. We visit Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest and most famous university town renowned for its Baroque old town narrow streets, picturesque red-roof tiled houses, beautiful 18th-century bridge and world-famous mighty castle ruins. Tonight, we check-in to our comfortable accommodations in Heidelberg. B,D


Day 11 : Rhine River Cruise
Visit the delightful town of Rudesheim before our afternoon cruise on the Rhine River to the Lorelei Rock. This area of the Middle Rhine is known for its castles and fortresses and the many vineyards spilling down the hillsides to the river. Relish the memories of our European vacations with new friends at our Holiday Vacations farewell dinner as we overnight at the Atrium Hotel in Mainz, Germany. B,D


Day 12 : Fond Farewells
We return to Frankfurt and board our flight home. We will long remember the fun we had on our visit to Central Europe. CB


B - Breakfast; CB - Continental Breakfast; L - Lunch; D - Dinner; T - Tea

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes 
• All airfare
 All fuel surcharges, government fees, airport & departure taxes (minimum value of $648 per person)
• Holiday Vacations Tour Director
• Certified Blue Badge Guide
• Motorcoach and professional Driver/Guide
• Baggage handling at hotels
 $100 travel voucher for a future Holiday Vacations tour


15 Excellent Meals Featuring
• Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner
• Dinner at the Granary Restaurant
• Holiday Vacations Farewell Lunch at The Brazen Head Pub


All Accommodations Featuring
 3 nights at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow
 2 nights at the Europa Hotel Belfast
 1 night at the City Hotel Derry
 1 night at the Mill Park Hotel in Donegal
 2 nights at the Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa


Attractions & Highlights
• Glasgow panorama tour
• Inveraray Castle
• Loch Lomond Cruise & the Highlands
• Glenboyne Distillery tour
• Edinburgh guided tour
• Palace of Holyroodhouse
• Edinburgh Castle
• Belfast guided tour
• Titanic Belfast Museum
• Giant’s Causeway
• Derry Walls walking tour
• Derry Guild Hall & Tower Museum
• Glenveagh Castle & National Park
• Belleek Pottery tour
• Dublin panorama tour
• Book of Kells & Trinity College
• National Museum of Ireland

Tour Pricing

Category - Occupancy Price (Per Person)
Airport - Double $5299
Airport - Single $5999

Final Payment Date: 6/23/2018

Guaranteed Airport Departure Cities

All tour prices include airfare from the guaranteed airports listed below. Additional cities, including flights from states not listed, are availible on request. Additional fees may apply. for more information, please call 1-800-826-2266 and one of our friendly Tour Consultants will be happy to assist.


TSA'S SECURE FLIGHT PROGRAM

The requirement to collect your date of birth, gender and full name as it appears on the government issued photo identification you will use on your tour is federally mandated by the Transportation Security Administration. TSA's privacy policy as well as additional details can be found at www.tsa.gov using the keywords Secure Flight.


Alabama

Birmingham

Arizona

Phoenix

Arkansas

Little Rock, Fayetteville

California

Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco

Colorado

Denver

Connecticut

Hartford

District of Columbia

Washington D.C.

Florida

Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonvillle, Orlando, Tallahassee, Tampa/St. Petersburg, West Palm Beach

Georgia

Atlanta

Idaho

Boise

Illinois

Chicago, Moline/Quad Cities

Indiana

Indianapolis, Evansville, Fort Wayne, South Bend

Iowa

Des Moines, Cedar Rapids

Kansas

Wichita

Kentucky

Louisville, Lexington

Louisiana

New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Shreveport

Maryland

Baltimore

Massachusetts

Boston

Michigan

Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Saginaw

Minnesota

Duluth, Minneapolis/St.Paul, Rochester

Mississippi

Jackson, Gulfport/Biloxi

Missouri

St.Louis, Kansas City, Springfield/Branson

Montana

Billings, Bozeman, Missoula

Nebraska

Omaha, Lincoln

Nevada

Las Vegas

New Jersey

Newark

New Mexico/h4>

New York

New York City, Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse

North Carolina

Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh/Durham

North Dakota

Fargo, Bismark, Grand Forks

Ohio

Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, Tulsa

Oregon

Portland

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Allentown, Harrisburg/Middleton, Pittsburgh

South Carolina

Charleston, Greenville/Spartanburg

South Dakota

Sioux Falls, Rapid City

Tennessee

Nashville, Knoxville, Memphis

Texas

Houston (IAH) George Bush InterContinental Airport, Austin, Dallas/Ft.Worth, San Antonio

Utah

Salt Lake City

Virginia

Norfolk, Richmond

Washington

Seattle/Tacoma, Spokane

West Virginia

Charleston

Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Appleton, Eau Claire, Green Bay, Madison, Central WI/Wausau/Mosinee


AIRFARE, TAXES, & FUEL SURCHARGES INCLUDED

Tour prices are guaranteed and include airfare, federal taxes, airport security charges, airline segment fees, airport passenger facility charges and fuel surcharges, if applicable. International airfare also includes applicable airport fees and taxes assessed by individual countries. Airline luggage fees are an additional charge and are payable directly to the airlines at check in.

AIRLINE SEATING

Seat assignments are controlled by the airline. We will no longer solicit requests and seating cannot be guaranteed by Holiday Vacations

AWARD MILES

PLease be advised that some commercial airlines offer reduced award miles to travelers booked on a group reservation. Holiday Vacations is happy to submit your frequent flyer number to the airlines, but makes no guarantee that full mileage will be awarded.

AIRPORT DEPARTURE CITIES

Departue cities are subject to change due to limited or discontined airline service. The availablility of airline seats may be limited from each departure city. Holiday Vacations reserves the right to provide ground transportation to or from a larger or alternate airport.

DEPARTURE FROM CITIES NOT LISTED

You may request a departure from a city not listed. Holiday's air department will determine the feasibility of your request and advise you of any additional cost, if applicable.

LAND ONLY PRICE

You may request a land only price. If the tour is purchased as land only, it will be your responsibility to meet the group at the arrival airport at the time designated by Holiday Vacations. If you prefer, you can join the tour at the first night's hotel. Taxi or other airport transfer costs are not included for independant arrival or departure.

Itinerary ID:20269917 | Tour Code: INCE0925181
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