Follow the trails of the world famous Lipizzaner horses

Munich - Salzburg - Innsbruck - Venice - Lipica - Piber - Vienna
10 days / 9 nights


Day 01, Arrival Munich

Arrival in Munich. Meeting with tour escort and transfer to our hotel. A day to relax and adjust to the new time zone. Afternoon at leisure to explore the pedestrian area of Munich, then this evening meet your fellow travelers for a welcome drink and dinner at the hotel. Overnight at 4* hotel in Munich. (D)


Day 02, Munich – Salzburg

After breakfast we have a short guided tour of Munich, followed by free time for shopping or to explore the downtown area at leisure. After lunch we depart for Salzburg, and check in to our 4* hotel. Tonight we take the Mozart dinner concert in the town‘s oldest restaurant – the Peterskeller. Overnight at 4* hotel in Salzburg. (B, D)


Day 03, Salzburg – Innsbruck

This morning we‘ll take a leisurely drive through the spectacular beauty of the Austrian Alps. In Wattens we will visit the Swarovski Crystal Worlds. Afterwards we set off for a guided city tour of Innsbruck including a visit of the Olympic Ski Jump at Bergisel for a panoramic view of the city and alps. Overnight and dinner at 4* hotel in Innsbruck. (B, D)


Day 04, Innsbruck – Mestre – Venice

Today we travel south across the Brenner Pass and through the Adige Valley to the area of Veneto. Afternoon arrival at Mestre, on the mainland across from Venice island. Dinner at leisure this evening. Perhaps a trip to Venice to experience the evening atmosphere? Overnight at 4* hotel in Mestre. (B)


Day 05, Mestre – Venice – Lipica

This morning we have a short guided tour of St. Mark‘s Square, followed by shopping/ lunch time in Venice before departing to Slovenia and our destination Lipica (Lipizza). Dinner is included at the hotel this evening. Dinner and overnight at 4* hotel in Lipica. (B, D)


Day 06, Lipica

This is the home to the famous Lipizzaner stud farm. This morning we take a guided tour of the stables and see the beautiful white horses. In the afternoon we attend a performance in the show arena, were we see the horses in action. After the show we have arranged a 1-hour carriage ride around the estate. Overnight at 4* hotel in Lipica. (B)


Day 07, Lipica – Piber

Early morning departure for Postojna, where we stop to visit the amazing cave complex, the 3rd largest complex in the world. After, we continue to Ljubljana for lunch and shopping. In the afternoon we drive to Piber in Austria. Overnight and dinner at 4* hotel in Piber. (B, D)


Day 08, Piber – Vienna

Today we travel north to Vienna, the capital of Austria. Our city tour will be followed by a guided walking tour of Schonbrunn Palace. Tonight we take a traditional meal at a local restaurant. Overnight at 4* hotel in Vienna. (B, D)


Day 09, Vienna

Today is the highlight of the tour - a gala performance at the Spanish Riding School in the Hofburg. This will be followed by a private guided tour of the stables. The afternoon is at leisure. This evening we visit the wine-village of Neustift for our farewell Heuriger dinner. (B, D)


Day 10, Departure Vienna