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Start your travel with a tour of Vienna, visit Arnie’s village and the city of Graz, stop by in Maribor and end your travel in Slovenia, Ljubljana.

SHORT ITINERARY

HORSE CARRIAGE, source BBC
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DAY 1: VIENNA – tour starts

Arrival Vienna – welcome dinner – overnight Vienna
SCHOENBRUNN PALACE, Trumler
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DAY 2: VIENNA – SCHOENBRUNN PALACE

Vienna orientation walk – Ring road panoramic drive – Schoenbrun palace visit – overnight Vienna
GRAZ, Popp Hackner
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DAY 3: VIENNA - THAL (ARNIE’S VILLAGE) - GRAZ

Depart Vienna – Hundertwasser house – Thal, Arnie’s birth house visit – lunch – orientation tour of Graz – overnight Graz
MARIBOR, source Matej Vranic
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DAY 4: GRAZ – MARIBOR – LJUBLJANA – tour ends

Maribor city tour – Arrival to Ljubljana – tour ends

ABOUT THIS TOUR

Country:  Austria, Slovenia

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, 1 dinner

Physical Rating:     

DETAILED ITINERARY

DAY 1: VIENNA – tour starts

Welcome to Vienna, the capital of Austria! A vibrant city with baroque streetscapes, imperial palaces, art and design, musical masterpieces and coffee-house culture.
Arrival to your hotel and time to freshen up. In the evening meet your Tour guide at your hotel for orientation briefing, followed by a lovely welcome dinner.

Meals: dinner
Overnight: Vienna

DAY 2: VIENNA – SCHOENBRUNN PALACE

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. 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. Next is a visit and magnificent 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. Drive back to 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 3: VIENNA - THAL (ARNIE’S VILLAGE) - GRAZ

Before departing Vienna to Graz, stop to see a unique work of architectural art – colorful Hundertwasser house, an architecture style so different and fun but still very livable. Continue towards Thal, a village 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. Afternoon arrival to a nearby city of 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. Evening at leisure.

Meals: breakfast, lunch
Overnight: Graz

DAY 4: GRAZ – MARIBOR – LJUBLJANA – tour ends

Depart from Graz to Ljubljana. Stop in Slovenia’s second largest city, Maribor; European Capital of Culture of 2012. Maribor is a 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 get to our final destination of the tour – Ljubljana. Centrally located capital city of Slovenia has a feel of metropolis with small-town friendliness. With over 50,000 students it is a city with young vibe and great respect toward seniors. With over 10,000 cultural events that take place in the city every year, Ljubljana is called a city of culture. Boosting with rich history; from the legacy of Roman Emona; through to the Renaissance, Baroque and Art Nouveau to modern Ljubljana that was shaped by the strong personal style of Jože Plečnik, it is also a home of one of the oldest philharmonic orchestra in the world. By arrival to Ljubljana your tour ends.

Meals: breakfast
Note: If you need a transfer to the airport or want to continue with extension travel in Slovenia or to neighboring countries, let us know – we will handle everything for you. Take a look at our offer of Tours in Slovenia or else.

PRICE

NUMBER OF PEOPLE TRAVELLINGPRICE PER PERSON IN EUR
13519 €
22019 €
31519 €
41279 €
51119 €
61019 €
7949 €
8889 €

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 (2 nights in Vienna, 1 night in Graz)
  • City hotel taxes, tourist taxes
  • Hotel porterage
  • Meals: 3 breakfasts, welcome dinner on day 1, lunch on day 3
  • 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: 

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

For groups bigger than 8, please contact us.

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