ABOUT THIS TRIP
Get ready to see some of the most extravagant castles and powerful palaces in Europe with this 13-day multi-country tour from Italy to Germany! Your journey will begin in Rome, the ancient capital of Italy. Uncover thousands of years of history as you visit the Colosseum, the largest amphitheater in the world, and explore Vatican City. From there you will travel to Florence, the Birthplace of the Renaissance, and the perfect place to see the famous works of iconic Italian artists. Take a boat across the Grand Canal in Venice, the City of Canals, where you will discover St. Mark’s Square. Cross the border into Austria to visit Innsbruck, home to the Swarovski Crystal Museum, and drive across the mountains to the beautiful ski village of Kitzbuhel. Your next couple of stops will be in Salzburg, known for its historic city center and the legendary birthplace of Mozart, and Traunsee Lake, from where you will head on a cruise to Gmunden, known for its spectacular Alpine scenery. Next, travel to Vienna to visit the Schonbrunn Palace, the former home of the Hapsburgs. Cross the border into Hungary with a trip to Budapest, the “Queen of the Danube” home to an astounding 123 thermal baths. Explore Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, known for its rich culture and incredible art scene. Travel to Prague, the Czech capital, where you will head on a scenic boat tour on the Vltava River and see the Prague Castle – the largest ancient castle in the world! Drive through Bavaria, perhaps the most beautiful region in Germany, to visit Lauf, known for its busy market and Wenzelschloss Castle. Your next stop will be in Wurzburg, a famous university city situated on the banks of the Maine River. Finally, you will explore Frankfurt, known for its futuristic skyline, where your tour of Italy, Vienna, Budapest, and Prague will come to an end!