Central European Glory (COK)-CZECH REPUBLIC | GERMANY | AUSTRIA | SWITZERLAND - 7 Nights 8 Days
The Czech Republic, also known by its short-form name, Czechia, is a country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east, and Poland to the northeast.
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|03rd February 2020||Monday|
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|02nd March 2020||Monday|
|30th March 2020||Monday|
PRAGUE Arrival. Day 1
WELCOME TO PRAGUE! On arrival, transfer to hotel and free time. You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.
At sunset, transfer to the Old Town Square, a bustling area with many tourist attractions, and the perfect place to get to know the city and some of its monuments such as the Tower and the Astronomical Clock. Indian dinner included..
Return to hotel.
Note: the night transfer time is approximate, as we must take into account the arrival time of all the passengers
Prague. Day 2
Today’s highlights: city tour of Prague. Visit to Castle. Boat tour along the river Vltava. Evening transfer.
Note: We recommend you wear comfortable shoes during the walking tour.
07.45 h. Comprehensive tour. Lasting three hours and a half The tour starts off from the “Castel Quarter” (admission included), the political, religious and monumental centre of the capital, and the cathedral, the palaces and viewpoints over the “city of the 100 towers” and explains the history of the country. We then continue our walk through the “Small City” or “Malastrana Quarter”, the city’s Baroque jewel, to the famous “Charles Bridge”.
The city tour is followed by a monumental cruise on the river Vltava.
Free afternoon to continue exploring the city.
In the evening, we enjoy time in the historic city centre. Indian dinner included.. Return to hotel.
Prague- Munich- Innsbruck. Day 3
Total distance: 540km
Forest scenery in Bohemia, valleys with grazing cattle in Bavaria and the Tyrol.
07:30 h. Prague – Departure for Munich, capital of the German region of Bavaria.
12.30 h. Munich – Next to the Olympiapark we will visit the futuristic BMW WELT with its fascinating architecture for multi-use exhibition of BMW, the prestigious German vehicles brand. Free time to stroll through the monumental centre and have lunch at one of the famous traditional beerhouses, accompanied by popular music.
15:00 h. Departure for the Tyrol and Innsbruck
17:15 h. Innsbruck. Arrival. Surrounded by mountains, we are in the capital of the Austrian Tyrol. Very nice historic center. Indian dinner included.
Innsbruck - Swarovski Crystal Museum - Innsbruck. Day 4
09:00 h. We leave the hotel.
09.30hrs- Swarovski Crystal Museum, we will visit the headquarters of the well-known firm, where we will visit the Gardens and the Museum and see how this crystal is made.
11.15hrs- Swarovski Crystal Museum departure.
11.45 hrs- Innsbruck- Free time to stroll in the historic centre of Innsbruck. Dinner included.
Innsbruck- Zugspitze- Reutte- Feldkirch. Day 5
Total distance: 268 km
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Alps, lakes, castle, exciting landscapes. Lunch included.
08.00 hrs- Innsbruck, departure. Today, we will enjoy a stage full of excitement.
09.45 hrs- ZUGSPITZE.- Arriving from the Austrian side, Zugspitze is on the border between Austria and Germany. We will go to the summit of the highest mountain in Germany via the modern Zugspitze cableway (included). On fine days, we can see a panoramic of the snowy mountain peaks across 4 countries! Lunch included.
13.30 hrs- Zugspitze- Departure.
14.30hrs.- Highline 179 in Reutte. Arrival to the worl´d longest suspension pedestrian bridge in Tibet style according to the Guiness Book of Records (entrance included), that extends at an altitude of 114 m with a lenght of about 406 m. we will feel a unique experience in the mountains with amazing views and a remarkable floating sensation.
15.45 hrs.- Highline 179 departure. We will continue to FELDKIRCH.
18.00 hrs.- Feldkirch. Arrival. In Austria, in the border with Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Germany; Charming walled town with beautiful medieval old town and castle. Free time and accommodation.
Feldkirch- Mainau- Steim And Rhein- Rhine Falls- Zurich. Day 6
Total distance: 210 km
Scenery: Picturesque all day; Lakes, charming villages.-
Note: The currency of Switzerland is the Swiss Franc. We cross the Swiss border. Don’t forget to have your passports ready.
08:15hrs.- Feldkirch,- Departure. We start our day by Constanza Lake, between Germany and Switzerland. before visiting MAINAU Island (access by pedestrian bridge) with its stunning botanic garden (entry included)
10:00hrs. - Constance - Time to stroll through this elegant city and have lunch.
14.00hrs. - Island of Mainau - departure.
15.00 hrs. - Stein Am Rhein.-Arrival to this typical village on the Rhine River with precious houses with painted walls.
16.00 hrs.- Stein Am Rhein,- Departure.
16.30 hrs. - Rhine Waterfalls (entry included), the waterfalls with the most abundant flow in Europe.
18:00hrs. - Rhine Waterfalls - departure. We continue to Zurich.
19:00 hrs. - Zurich. Arrival at the end of the day. Indian dinner included.
Zurich - Grindelwald- Lucern- Zurich. Day 7
Total distance: 280 km
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Admire the fantastic landscapes. Cable car included to Grindelwald first. Lunch included
Note: Wear warm clothing and comfortable shoes to walk and your camera.
Note: Due to weather conditions (strong wind) or maintenance reasons, the cable car may not operate at any time. If this happens, we will provide an alternative lift to another similar place.
08.00 hrs- Zurich- departure to a spectacular stage with beautiful landscapes with high mountains and lakes.
10.15 hrs.- Grindelwald. Time to have a coffee in this mountain resort in the Bernese Alps before taking the cable car to Grindelwald First (ticket included), the largest ski center in the region. We will walk along the path (30 minutes) in which we will have the opportunity in breathtaking alpine landscapes to take the "footbridge over the emptiness" enjoying the glaciers that surround us; Lunch included for all passengers (vegetarian option available).
13.15 hrs- Grndenwald departure. We continue to Lucerne.
15.00 hrs- Lucerne- arrival in time to explore one of the most interesting Swiss cities and see the KapellBrück, covered bridge over the river Reuss, the Town Hall and Square with its Clock Tower and its pedestrian streets and elegant shops.
18:00 h. Return to Zurich.
18.45 h. -Zurich - Dinner in the restaurant of your choice. Transfer to hotel about 21.00 hrs.
DEPARTURE. Day 8
After breakfast, Check-out from the Hotel & Departure
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