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Start your travel in Slovenia, visit Maribor, visit Graz with Arnold Schwarzenegger’s village and explore Vienna, Austria

**possible drop-off at Vienna airport**

SHORT ITINERARY

GRAZ, source Popp Hackner
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DAY 1: LJUBLJANA – MARIBOR – GRAZ

Depart Ljubljana – Maribor city tour – orientation walk in Graz – overnight Graz
ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER
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DAY 2: GRAZ – THAL (ARNIE’S VILLAGE) – VIENNA

Depart Graz – Thal, Arnie’s birth house visit – lunch – orientation drive in Vienna – Hundertwasser house – overnight Vienna
SCHOENBRUNN PALACE, source Trumler
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DAY 3: VIENNA – SCHOENBRUNN PALACE

Vienna orientation walk – Schoenbrun palace visit – overnight Vienna
HUNDERTWASSER, source Diejun
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DAY 4: VIENNA – tour ends

Transfer to the airport.

ABOUT THIS TOUR

Country: Slovenia, Austria

Duration: 4 days / 3 nights

Type of Travel: escorted

Group Size: maximum 8 travellers

Recommended for: private groups of friends, co-workers or a family

Transportation: modern A/C minivan

Inclusive: main entrance fees

Accommodation: 4* or 3* hotels

Meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch

Physical Rating:     

DETAILED ITINERARY

DAY 1: LJUBLJANA – MARIBOR – GRAZ

In the morning meet your Tour guide/driver at hotel’s lobby and depart from Ljubljana to Graz. Stop in Slovenia’s second largest city, Maribor; European Capital of Culture of 2012. Maribor is home of the oldest – 400 years old – vine in the world. We will have a lovely stroll through this city of wine, friendly people, great sights and monuments before we cross over to the Austrian side of the land called Styria. Welcome to Graz, the second-largest city in Austria after Vienna. For centuries, Graz was more important to Slovenes, both politically and culturally, than the capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana and strong ties remained till this day. Have a walk through Graz’s historic center, one of the best-preserved ones in Central Europe and learn about this UNESCO listed city which is boosting with another title from 2008 – City of Culinary Delights. Free time for dinner and the rest of the evening at leisure.

Meals

Overnight: Graz

DAY 2: GRAZ – THAL (ARNIE’S VILLAGE) – VIENNA

Depart from Graz and after short drive arrive to a village of Thal, known as a birthplace of Arnold Schwarzenegger. “I’ll be back.” Hardly anyone could fail to recognize Arnold Schwarzenegger’s famous line. Even though he doesn’t actually come back in person that often, nevertheless you can gain an intimate insight into the childhood and career of this international star at the Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum, located at his place of birth in Thal near Graz. The beautiful building was constructed in 1806 and is the original forester’s lodge of the Count of Herberstein and Eggenberg. Followed by lunch and continue the journey to Vienna. Afternoon arrival to the capital of Austria, royal Vienna. Get your camera ready for a circuit of the famous Ring Road. This grand boulevard is built along the lines of the old city walls and showcases many of the capital’s architectural masterpieces, including the Opera House and magnificent Hofburg Imperial Residence. Stop at unique and colorful Hundertwasser house, an architecture style so different and fun but still very livable. Check in at hotel and enjoy the rest of the evening at leisure.

Meals: breakfast, lunch

Overnight: Vienna

DAY 3: VIENNA – SCHOENBRUNN PALACE

Vienna orientation walk – Schoenbrun palace visit – overnight Vienna
Start your day with an orientation walk of the old town that once was surrounded and protected with the city walls. See St. Stephen’s Cathedral – one of Europe’s great Gothic structures, stroll on Kärntnerstrasse and perhaps stop in famous Sacher hotel, where even more famous Sacher chocolate cake was invented. Free time for lunch. Your Tour guide/driver will take you to a tour of the Schoenbrunn palace. The site of the Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn is outstanding as one of the most impressive and well preserved Baroque ensembles of its kind in Europe. A small hunting lodge and later summer residence of the Habsburg family became a symbol of the power and influence of the House of Habsburg over a long period of European history, from the end of the 17th to the early 20th century. Free time to explore the gardens where you can visit Europe’s oldest ZOO or get lost in Maze & Labyrinth. A walk away there is also a Technical museum of Vienna. Back at historical city center, you can visit Imperial Palace (Hofburg), State Opera House, art museum Albertina, or a City Hall. Maybe you want to see Vienna from panoramic wheel Wiener Riesenrad or have some fun at amusement park Prater. Evening at leisure.

Meals: breakfast
Overnight: Vienna

DAY 4: VIENNA – tour ends

Safe travels!

Meals: breakfast or breakfast box (depends of your check out)
Note: If you need a transfer to the airport or want to continue with extension travel to neighboring countries, let us know – we will handle everything for you.

PRICE

NUMBER OF PEOPLE TRAVELLINGPRICE PER PERSON IN EUR
13499 €
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41249 €
51099 €
6999 €
7929 €
8869 €

Included in the price: 

  • Small groups of maximum 8 people
  • All transfers and sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned vehicles (including transfer to the airport on Day 4)
  • 3 nights First Class accommodation (1 night in Graz, 2 nights in Vienna)
  • City hotel taxes, tourist taxes
  • Hotel porterage
  • Meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch on Day 2
  • Entrance fees: Arnold Schwarzenegger museum, Schoenbrunn palace
  • Services of local English-speaking tour guide throughout
  • Comprehensive, guided sightseeing
  • Active itinerary with unique features

Not included in the price: 

  • Personal expenses (meals, drinks, shopping etc.)
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for single room from 173 EUR (per person per tour)

Pick up: 

By itinerary in the program.

Accommodation: 

  • Graz: Hotel Weitzer Graz 4* or similar
  • Vienna: Hotel City Central 4* or similar



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