On top of that it includes an all-day escorted coach tour from Munich to Oberammergau, Linderhof Palace and Neuschwanstein Castle, the legendary Sound of Music tour in Salzburg and a Vienna City tour which includes a visit to Schoenbrunn Castle (no waiting time!). It already includes admission to Neuschwanstein Castle (Hohenschwangau), Linderhof Palace & Park (Ettal), Residence Museum & Treasury, Cuvilliés-Theatre, Hall of Fame and Statue of Bavaria, Nymphenburg Palace and Park, Marstallmuseum, Museum of Nymphenburg Porcelain (all Munich) and to Schoenbrunn Castle (Vienna).
Day 1: Amsterdam/ Amsterdam to Munich. Before you start your journey in your Deluxe- compartment (with en-suite shower and toilet facilities) on board of the Night-train from Amsterdam to Munich you have this day for sightseeing in Amsterdam.
Day 2: Munich. After breakfast you will arrive Munich. Your First-class hotel (Courtyard by Marriott Munich City Center or similar) is located very close to Munich Main Station. Munich, famous throughout the world, is the Bavarian metropolis, close to the Alps and in the heart of Europe. Where to begin when one wants to name places to see and things to do in this extraordinary city which like few others combines modern life with lively history.
There is Munich's old town where 850 years of history are showing off, there is the Marienplatz (Marien square) where 3 times each day thousands of people are spell bound when the world famous Glockenspiel (carillon) starts it's beautiful song Visit and marvel at the Frauenkirche, the town's landmark, do not miss the Hofbräuhaus and find out why the Münchner (inhabitants of Munich) don't want to miss out on their "Brotzeit" (a meal or snack consisting of bread, cold cut, cheese and so on, usually enjoyed between breakfast and lunch). Visit the Residence, Nymphenburg Palace and Park, Hall of Fame and all the other sights in Munich which are included in your comprehensive sightseeing package.
Day 3: Oberammergau, Neuschwanstein and Linderhof. Your all day escorted coach tour will first take you to Oberammergau for a photo stop. The coach will then take you to Linderhof Palace, the "Royal Villa" of Ludwig II. Visit this beautiful furnished castle and the park. Admission to Linderhof Palace and Neuschwanstein Castle is included in the price of the tour. The picture of Neuschwanstein is probably present in everybody's mind but certainly for those traveling along the Romantic Road.
Be prepared that reality will surpass all pictures and imaginations: Neuschwanstein seems to be taken out of a fairy tale! Seeing the castle from the outside is unforgettable, a tour of the insight, which was originally built for the one famous inhabitant, will make the picture perfect! But make sure to take some time to explore the castle grounds, the view of Neuschwanstein from the bridge behind the Castle is like no other!
Day 4: Salzburg. In your personal timetable (which is included in your tour information sheets) you will find a choice of High-Speed trains you can take from Munich to Salzburg. You are holding unrestricted First-class Rail tickets and you may travel that day at your convenience. Your First-class hotel (Ramada Renaissance or similar) is located very close to Salzburg Main Station. In the afternoon you will join the English-speaking most unique 4-hour Sound of Music tour. This tour is an ideal opportunity to follow in the footsteps of Maria von Trapp whilst taking in local historical sights both from the city of Salzburg and also the picturesque Lakes and Mountains region along the way.
Day 5: Salzburg to Vienna. At your convenience take the train from Salzburg to Vienna (1st-class Rail). The K+K Hotel Maria Theresia is located in the City Center. From your hotel all major sights in the City are in Walking distance. Visit Vienna Hofburg, the St. Stephan Cathedral, the Opera House and many more. You might also want to visit the Spanish Riding School for a performance.
Day 6: Vienna. On your second day in Vienna you take a Panorama City tour which also includes a visit to Schoenbrunn Castle (admission included, no waiting time!). The tour will give you an overall impression of the most significant historical sights of Vienna. Along the Ringstrasse you will see numerous grand buildings, such as the MAK, the State Opera House, the magnificent Museum of Fine Arts with its world famous art treasures of the Habsburgs and the Natural History Museum, the cultural district the Museums Quartier, the Hofburg (the former Habsburg winter residence), the Parliament, the City Hall and the Burgtheater.
The highlight of this tour will be a visit of the showrooms of Schonbrunn Palace, once the summer residence of the Habsburg family and home of Maria Theresia. On the way back to the opera you will pass by the Belvedere Palace, the former summer residence of Prince Eugen, which houses the largest and the most precious Gustav Klimt collection in the world. If you are interested to book a concert at Schoenbrunn Palace please contact us by Email for an arrangement (can also include dinner and a tour of the Palace).
Day 7: Vienna to Budapest. In your personal timetable (which is included in your tour information sheets) you will find a choice of High-Speed trains you can take from Vienna to Budapest. You are holding unrestricted First-class Rail tickets and you may travel that day at your convenience. Your tour ends in Budapest. We are happy to add accommodation and/or a city tour to this package.
Note: Pre- and post- tour accommodation in Amsterdam and Budapest can be added. The tour can also be booked from Budapest to Amsterdam.
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