West Chester Tour Bavaria & Austria 2020

  • TOUR

    Code: 6191 Type: Land & Air
  • DESTINATION

    Bavaria & Austria
  • STAY

    Days: 10 days Nights: 8 nights
  • Dates

    Departure: Friday April 24th, 2020 Return: Sunday May 3rd, 2020
  • Price

    From: $3245 Deposit: $500 Final Payment Date: 11/07/2019
  • BROCHURE

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DAY 1 - Deprture

Friday April 24th, 2020

Departure from the Philadelphia or Newark  for an overnight flight to Munich.

DAY 2 - Munich - Fussen

Saturday April 25th, 2020 | D

Assistance at the airport on arrival and coach transfer to the center of Bavaria in the small and quaint little town of Fussen. Check-in at hotel for 3 nights

Welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

 

DAY 3 - Fussen

Sunday April 26th, 2020 | B

Full day guided excursion: In the morning visit the 2 famous  Bavarian castles: Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau. Transfers from Fussen to the Castles:  15 minutes drive. Round trip shuttle and combi tickets are included to visit both castles. Continuation in the afternoon to Steingaden and Wieskirche. Circle trip for 55 miles and 1 h ½ drive. Guide services for 8 hours.

Return to Fussen in the evening for dinner.

DAY 4 - Fussen

Monday April 27th, 2020 | B

Full day guided excursion: Füssen, Garmisch Partenkirchen, Oberammergau where you will see the preparation of the passion Play and Linderhof Castle (visit).  Circle trip for 85 miles, 2h 45 drive. Guide services for 8 hours

Return to Fussen in the evening for dinner.

DAY 5 - Fussen to Salzburg via Innsbruck

Tuesday April 28th, 2020 | B | D

9:00 AM  departure by coach to go to Salzburg, via Innsbruck.

Morning drive 70 miles, 1h ¾. Full day guided tour of Innsbruck including walking tour of the old town and free time

5:00 PM Leave Innsbruck and continue to Salzburg:  115 miles, 2 ¼ drive

Check-in at hotel for 3 nights.

 

DAY 6 - Salzburg

Sunday April 26th, 2020 | B

Morning guided walking city tour:

In the afternoon, Enjoy views of the countryside as you visit locations used in the filming of “The Sound of Music.” You’ll hear songs from the original soundtrack and discover the historical landmarks of this fabled city.  (4 hour guided tour)

DAY 7 - Salzburg

Thursday April 30th, 2020 | B

Full day excursion. Coach and guide for 9 hours.

Driving through the beautiful panoramic views of Alps you will reach  Hitler’s historic mountain retreat, known as the Eagle Nest. Then on the return in the afternoon you will explore the underground world of 450 year old salt mines before visiting the Obersalzberg, Konigsee and the charming town of Berchtesgaden

DAY 8 - Salzburg - Munich

Friday May 1st, 2020

Morning train ride to go to Munich.

Orientation tour on arrival. Check-in at hotel for 2 nights. Afternoon walking tour of the Old town. View the New Town Hall and the Old Town hall, Glockenspiel – am – Rathausturm, Allianz Arena, Bavaria Statue.

DAY 9 - Munich

Saturday May 2nd, 2020 | B | D

Day at leisure.

Group  dinner at the Hofbrau with music entertainment

 

DAY 10 - Return

Sunday May 3rd, 2020 | B

Transfer to Munich airport for your return flight to Philadelphia or Newark

Hotel Details

3 nights in FUSSEN             

HOTEL HIRSCH                      

Kaiser Maximilian Platz 7,  87629 Fussen, Germany      

The Füssener Hotel Hirsch is located directly at the picturesque old town in the center of Füssen. The city of Füssen is at the end of the Romantic Road and on the Via Claudia Augusta. From here you can reach both the beautiful Alpine and lake landscape in the area, as well as the famous royal castles Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein Castle , which served as residences of King Ludwig II.

The Art Nouveau-style hotel has been run with love for four generations and elegantly blends modern comfort and Bavarian ambience. Be enchanted on your holiday by the charm of the hotel, which is reflected in each of the romantically and lovingly furnished rooms and restaurants. Each design room was dedicated to a theme from our environment or history and individually decorated.

Round off your pleasant stay with delicious Bavarian and regional specialties, which are offered in our atmospheric à la carte restaurants.

 

  

3 nights in SALZBURG           

MERCURE CITY              

Bayerhamerstrasse 14 A, Salzburg 5020. Austria        

Enjoying a central yet quiet location, the Mercure Salzburg City is the ideal starting point for business trips and sightseeing in Mozart’s hometown. Whether in the restaurant “salt” or on the outdoor terrace, you can enjoy regional cuisine and taste the selection of “Grand Vins Mercure”. Located near the historic center of Salzburg, the Mercure Salzburg City offers a cozy atmosphere where “Jedermann” (everyone) feels at home.  

                   

2 nights in MUNICH             

EUROSTARS GRAND CENTRAL

Arnulfstrasse 35, 80335 Munich, Germany

 

Eurostars Hotels – Gran Central is an excellent choice for travelers visiting Munich, offering a family-friendly environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay. Eurostars Hotels – Gran Central is a family-friendly hotel offering a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a minibar in the rooms, and it is easy to stay connected during your stay as free wifi is offered to guests. The hotel features a 24 hour front desk, 24 hour check-in, and room service. Plus, guests can enjoy a pool and an on-site restaurant, which have made this a popular choice among travelers visiting Munich. For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Munich, Eurostars Grand Central Hotel is located a short distance from Marienplatz (1.4 mi) and New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus) (1.4 mi). If you like Mediterranean restaurants, Eurostars Hotels – Gran Central is conveniently located near Brenner Grill, Osteria Italiana, and L’Osteria. Should time allow, Alte Pinakothek, Asam Church, and Theresienwiese are some popular attractions that are within walking distance. Enjoy your stay in Munich!

Services Included

•   Round trip airfare from Philadelphia to Munich with British Airways, via London 

•   Eight nights’ accommodations, double occupancy

•   Buffet breakfast daily 

•   Welcome and farewell dinners

•   English speaking licensed guides on all the tours

•   Modern motor-coach for all transfers and visits

•   Site visits with entrance fees as per itinerary

Services Not Included

•   Single room supplement  + $455.-

•   3% merchant fee on any amount paid by credit card 

•   Passport & visa fees if you are not an American citizen

•   Gratuities to guides and drivers

•   Cost of personal items: phone, drinks, etc.

•   Trip cancellation & medical travel insurance (highly recommended)

Price $3,245 per person, sharing a double room

 

Single supplement + $455

AIR SCHEDULE

DateFlight #Departure CityDeparture TimeArrival CityArrival Time
April 24, 2020BA 68PHL10:00 PMLHR10:20 AM . +1
April 25, 2020BA 952LHR12:40 AMMUC3:35 PM
May 3, 2020BA 951MUC12L45 PMLHR1:50 PM
May 3, 2020BA 69LHR5:15 PmPHL8:10 PM

Payment Schedule

•   Registration online with  $500 deposit

•   For balance payment: mail a check or phone Celestial Voyagers

•   For registration made after October 9, 2019  the full amount of the trip is due.

•  Balance payment is due no later than November 7,  2019.

Cancellations

•   Processing fees $150 

•   $350 if cancellation is received between  September 1 andJanuary 16, 2020 + processing fee of $150: Total $500 penalty

•   50% of the total trip cost between January 17 and March 5, 2020

•   100% of the total trip cost after March 6, 2020   or in case of no-show 

•   Should you provide a replacement with your cancellation only the processing fee applies + $250 name change if applied  before March 23rd, 2020.

Travel Insurance

 

We advise all travelers to purchase travel insurance in case of any unforeseen circumstances and if you are no longer able to travel. We offer the following insurance policies through Allianz Travel Insurance: Basic, Classic, and Classic with cancel anytime. Prices vary with age and amount insured.

Click on the link below for more details:

https://celestialvoyagers.com/leisure/leisure-insurance-passports-visas/

Payment Methods

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  1. Online: During your registration, you can submit your payment by e-check or by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover & American Express). There is a 3% service fee for all online payments. To avoid this fee, you can mail a check or money order.
  2. Phone: We accept credit card & e-check payments by phone. Credit card payments incur a 3% service fee but there is no service fee for e-checks.
  3. Post Mail: You could also mail a paper check or a money order. Checks should be made payable to “Celestial Voyagers” and mailed to the address in the “Contact Us” section.

Additional Information

Passports and Visas

Most countries require that a passport be valid for six months beyond the completion of a trip. If your passport expires sooner than that, you must apply to renew your passport. Please check with the respective consulate or a visa agency for the latest requirements.

Talk to our tour organizer

Francoise is the president and founder of CelestialVoyagers. She graduated with a tourism degree at Nice University in France and has worked as a tour director and operation manager in France, Australia and Mexico. Returning to New York City, she founded CelestialVoyagers with the aim of creating uniquely curated group travel for Universities, Schools and other communities having special interests.