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Postcard-perfect vistas and storybook villages. Rolling hills and the crisp scent of fresh mountain air. There is nothing in this world quite like the Alps. You’re on your way to explore Europe’s iconic peaks and valleys on an invigorating journey through France, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, and Italy.

Inclusions:
  • 12 night guided vacation
  • 12 nights hotel accommodations
  • 18 Meals – 11 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 5 Dinners
  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • Services of a qualified Travel Director & Driver Guide

Must See Inclusions

  • Stay 2 nights in the French town of Chamonix, nestled at the foot of Mont Blanc.
  • Gaze upon the vibrant Swiss countryside on the on the panoramic GoldenPass Train.
  • Stand at the ‘Top Of Europe,’ the perennial winter wonderland of Jungfrauioch
  • Step into the 3 storybook towns of Lucerne, Innsbruck, and Cortina.

It’s Your Choice

  • Choose to visit the QC Terme Chamonix, one of the most scenic and luxurious spas in the Apls – OR – choose to ascend the Aiguille du Midi via cable car – OR – descend by foot with an Alpinist.
  • Explore the idyllic town of Seefeld with a tour of the town on a horse drawn carriage –  OR – join a local guide tp reconnect with nature during a hike through the unspoiled beauty of the Tyrolean mountains and forests.

Culinary Inclusions

  • Visit the terraced vineyards of Lavaux and enjoy a tasting among the vines. Delight in a farm-to-table lunch in the heart of the Dolomites. Taste the fruits of Italy’s Prosecco region, with a vineyard visit and tasting.
  • Inhale fresh alpine air with 4 unique mountaintop experiences. Discover the local flora and fauna on 2 hiking opportunities with local alpinists. Meet the pups of Barryland, a foundation that protects the heritage of Switzerland’s national dog – The St. Bernard.

Book by July 31!

April 1, 29, 2022 from $4944 tax included
Single Room Supplement  add $1400
Prepaid Gratuities add $264 per person
2-Night Venice Extension add $685 per person
Travel Protection – cancel up to 24 hrs prior add $399 per person

Airfare additional, but can be added once available!

Day 1 – Overnight Flight
Postcard­ perfect vistas and storybook villages. Rolling hills and the crisp scent of fresh mountain air. There is nothing in this world quite like the Alps. You’re on your way to explore Europe’s iconic peaks and valleys on an
invigorating journey through France, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, and Italy.

Day 2 – Geneva – Chamonix, France (D)
Say bonjour to Chamonix – the perennial ski­hub nestled at the foot of Mont Blanc. Take the day to wander the pedestrian ­friendly streets of this quaint town steeped in hundreds of years of history. Tonight, toast to the beginning of your alpine adventure.
Hotel: La Folie Douce Hotel (or similar)

Day 3 – Chamonix (B)
Today, select an exciting activity because it’s your choice! Visit the QC Terme Chamonix, one of the most scenic and luxurious spas in the Alps ­OR­ choose to ascend the Aiguille du Midi via cable car for unparalleled views of the French, Swiss, and Italian Alps. At an elevation of over 12,600 feet (3,842 meters), the Aiguille du Midi is the closest you can get to the summit of legendary Mont Blanc – the birthplace of mountaineering – without a daylong hike. After, its time to soak in the 360° views, you may choose to return to Chamonix via cable car ­OR­ return to Chamonix on foot with a local alpinist (you’ll travel by cable car to the halfway point and hike back into town on a well­ traveled trail)

Day 4 – Chamonix ­ Lausanne, Switzerland (B/D)
Bid Chamonix and France adieu and set out for Switzerland. During today’s Impact Moment, get to know the pups of Barryland, a local foundation that promotes and protects the heritage of the St. Bernard, the official dog of Switzerland. Arrive this evening in the lakeside town of Lausanne for a 2­night stay.
Hotel: Hotel Continental Lausanne (or similar)

Day 5 – Lausanne ­ Lavaux ­ Lausanne (B/L)
Take the morning at your leisure. Consider a short trip to Vevey to visit the Charlie Chaplin museum, or walk to the Olympic Museum before an afternoon visit to the terraced vineyards of Lavaux (UNESCO). Begin with lunch at a family­ owned restaurant before visiting with our friends, Jacques and Aurelia, for a wine tasting amongst the vines. Walk through the vineyards and drink in the scenery and signature varietals.

Day 6 – Lausanne ­ Montreux ­ GoldenPass Train ­ Gstaad ­ Grindelwald (B/D)
Discover the iconic resort town of Montreux before an afternoon train ride on the GoldenPass that whisks you through the Swiss countryside en route to Gtsaad. Explore this car­free town dotted with iconic ski chalets. Tonight, dine on the top of Interlaken and experience a true feast for the senses. Breathe in fresh mountain air, admire jawdropping views, and savor the local cuisine. Settle in for a 2­night stay in Grindelwald, nestled at the base of The Eiger.
Hotel: Sunstar Alpine Hotel Grindelwald (or similar)

Day 7 – Grindelwald ­ Jungfraujoch ­ Grindelwald (B)
A short cogwheel train ride brings you to Jungraujoch (UNESCO), known as the “Top of Europe.” Take your time to explore this eternal winter wonderland with impressive views of the imposing triple peaks of Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau. Wander the frosty halls of the Ice Palace to see works of icy art carved by local artists or stand next to the Swiss flag to capture your time above it all. Tonight is yours to do as you please.
Hotel: Sunstar Alpine Hotel Grindelwald (or similar)

Day 8 – Grindelwald ­ Lucerne ­ Seefeld, Austria (B)
Before departing Switzerland, spend some time to learn for yourself why the lakeside city of Lucerne is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland. Make your way through Liechtenstein, the only country to lie entirely within the Alps on your way to Austria. This evening is yours to relax and to get to know your home in Seefeld for the next 2 nights.
Hotel: Seelos Hotel ­ Niko Hotels (or similar)

Day 9 – : Seefeld ­ Mittenwald, Germany ­ Seefeld, Austria (B/D)
This morning choose how you would like to explore the idyllic town of Seefeld, because it’s your choice! Tour the town and surrounding area in a horse­drawn carriage ­OR­ join a local guide on a hike through the unspoiled beauty of the Tyrolean mountains and forests. Cross into Germany where you’ll learn the art and craft of violin making at the Geigenbau Museum, returning to Seefeld to indulge in homemade Tyrolean cuisine.

Day 10 – Seefeld ­ Innsbruck ­ Brunico, Italy (B)
Take in the scenery of the spectacular Bavarian Alps en route to enchanting Innsbruck. Walk the charming streets, discover the historic old town, and take in landmarks such as the Golden Roof. Depart Austria for Italy to witness the unique jagged limestone peaks of the Dolomites. Arrive in Brunico, a historic town dating back to the 1200s, and your home for the next two nights.
Hotel: Hotel Post Bruneck (or similar)

Day 11 – Brunico (B/L)
Journey into the Dolomites (UNESCO) mountain range and discover natural beauty and local traditions. During a walk in the Val Badia valley, learn about the centuries old Ladin culture. Stop at a nearby maso – an alpine farm – for a taste of local Landin fare. After lunch, a cable car ride brings you to Rifugio Lagazuoi for a feast of stunning views of the Dolomites. The evening is yours to explore Brunico as you wish.

Day 12 – Brunico ­ Mogliano Veneto (B/D)
Discover the charm of Cortina, a ski town encircled by the scenic backdrop of sky­skimming Dolomite peaks. The rolling hills of Italy’s Prosecco region bring you to a local vineyard where you’ll taste the region’s sparkling specialty. This evening, explore the frescoed halls and grounds of your historic countryside villa before you gather for dinner and toast to new friends, fond memories, and unforgettable scenery.
Hotel: Hotel Villa Condulmer (or similar)

Day 13 – Mogliano Veneto ­ Tour Ends
Your alpine adventure comes to a close today.

OR Add a 2 Night Venice Extension for $685 per person
Continue your exploration of Italy with a two-night stay in Venice, the “Queen of the Adriatic”. Meet you local guide for a walking tour of this incredible city, including the Bridge of Sighs, the Clock Tower, and St. Mark’s Square. You’ll also learn about the Venetian art of glassblowing during an interactive demonstration. Enjoy a day to explore Venice at your leisure, meandering amongst the historic streets, taking in the city’s unique architecture and gondola-laden canals. From your centrally located hotel, the city is yours to uncover!

2-Night Venice Extension

Continue your exploration of Italy with a two-night stay in Venice, the “Queen of the Adriatic”. Meet you local guide for a walking tour of this incredible city, including the Bridge of Sighs, the Clock Tower, and St. Mark’s Square. You’ll also learn about the Venetian art of glassblowing during an interactive demonstration. Enjoy a day to explore Venice at your leisure, meandering amongst the historic streets, taking in the city’s unique architecture and gondola-laden canals. From your centrally located hotel, the city is yours to uncover!

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