Austria and Italy
Day 1: Vienna Arrival at Vienna airport, pick up and transfer to your hotel. Check In. Rest day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel. Day 2: Vienna Breakfast at hotel. Then proceed for Vienna City Tour using you Vienna Hop on hop off ticket. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at your hotel. Get the chance to know more about Vienna on a deeper level as you absorb the fascinating history. You’ll be able to see where the events went on as you seemingly float from one historic spot to the other. Our informative and intriguing audio guide adds a special touch to the experience. Witness a choice of breath-taking architecture, admire the city’s marvelous castles, gardens, monuments and also its pristine parks. The Austrian capital encompasses almost everything from the many traditions from within the country to the Roman, Gothic and Baroque constructions. Day 3: Vienna – Salzburg Breakfast at your hotel, check out. Make your own way to the train station for your onward journey to Salzburg. On arrival at Salzburg station, make your own way to your hotel. Check in. Rest for few hours and then proceed for your Salzburg city tour. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at your hotel. See the best sight and attractions in Salzburg with this whistle-stop, one-hour express tour by bus. Discover the city’s astonishing musical legacy; admire its awe-inspiring architecture and its rich culture heritage while learning all about its fascinating history and the people whose talent and inspiration helped make it one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Marvel at the Mirabel palace and its beautifully landscaped gardens, which together are a UNESCO world heritage site. Pass the internationally renowned Mozarteum music university and the magnificent marionette theatre, which for a century has been producing marionette performances of Mozart’s operas. Day 4: Salzburg – Innsbruck Breakfast at your hotel, check-out. Make your own way to the train station for your onward journey to Innsbruck. On arrival at Innsbruck station, make your own way to your hotel. Check in. Later in the afternoon proceed for Swarovski crystal world’s tour. Founded by Daniel Swarovski in the Austrian village of Witten’s on the outskirts of Innsbruck. Swarovski crystal worlds invites you to discover the world’s leading manufacturer of precision-cut crystal. 800,000 hand-mounted crystals display the glittering world of Swarovski tempting you into a world of fantasy. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at your hotel. Day 5: Innsbruck – Venice Breakfast at your hotel, check-out and make your own way to the train station for your onward journey to Venice. On arrival at Venice station make you own way to your hotel. Check in. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at your hotel. Day 6: Venice Breakfast at your hotel. After breakfast, proceed for Half day visit to Murano, Burano and Torcello Islands. Our first stop is Murano, where you can see the antique art of making glass and lampworking. Murano has been famous for its glassmaking since the thirteenth century when the Venetian Republic ordered all glassmakers to leave the mainland because of fear of fire. Most settled in Murano and quickly became the most prominent citizens. The second island stop is Burano, known for its lacework and brightly colored homes. Your guide speaks English, Spanish, German and French and is happy to tell you all about the history of the area, including its visit by Leonardo da Vinci. The third and last stop on the three and a half hour tour is Torcello, a quiet and sparsely populated island. It is considered the oldest continuously populated region of Venice and once held the largest population of the Republic of Venice. Torcello was once more powerful even than Venice itself, due to the lagoon’s salt marshes that were Torcello’ s economic backbone and its close trading and cultural links with Constantinople. The island has since fallen in fortune, but relics of its bygone glory still remain, including the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, founded in 639 and still containing stunning mosaics to this day. Overnight at your hotel. Day 7: Venice – Florence Breakfast at hotel, check-out and make your own way to the train station for your onward journey to Florence. On arrival in Florence, check into your hotel. During afternoon you can proceed for Pisa half day tour come and discover Pisa and its famous leaning tower. Travel from Florence and lay your eyes on the beautiful renaissance piazzas and Romanesque buildings of Pisa. Discover another Tuscan treasure and take a trip to Pisa. Known worldwide for its famous leaning tower, this tour will take you beyond its iconic symbol to the equally fascinating streets, alleyways and squares that run through the city. We depart from Florence by coach or minivan to Pisa and once we arrive an authorized city guide will accompany you to the exterior of the leaning tower and monumental cemetery. Discover the charm of the famous Piazza dei Miracoli and visit the interior of the cathedral before having some free time to roam the renaissance piazzas and Romanesque buildings of Pisa. You have the option to join the leaning tower tour to make your way up the 296 steps of the tower without having to queue! The breathtaking views from the top will be all the more worth it, and you’ll get a unique birds-eye view over Pisa’s rooftops and piazzas. As you wander the streets, you’ll get a sense of what Pisa is truly known for in Italy: its education. It is home to one of the most prestigious higher learning institutions in Europe, and you’ll see the many students and student hang-outs once you venture off the piazza dei miracoli. Return to Florence and overnight at your hotel. Day 8: Florence – Rome Breakfast at your hotel, check-out and make your own way to the train station for your onward journey to Rome. Arrive in Rome rail station and make your way to your hotel. Check in. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Rome. Day 9: Rome Breakfast at your hotel. Explore the history, myths, legends and beauty of the eternal city by using Rome HOHO ticket. Visit those places that made Rome immortal, observe it from another point of view, from a new and original perspective. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Rome. Day 10, Rome After your breakfast at the hotel, check out. Depending on your departure flight you may have some time for last minute shopping or exploring the nearby area. Then board your private transfer to the airport for your return flight home.