Alpine Villages & Mediterranean Cities

12 Day Tour +10 Night Cruise + Flights + 3 BONUS Nights & Incl. $4000 BONUS Value

Deal Code: MC-72430

from $... per person
Book by May 31, 2019

Package Inclusions

  • 12 Day Tour
  • 10 Night Cruise
  • Return Flights
  • All Onboard Meals
  • Activities & Entertainment Onboard
  • Port Charges & Taxes Included

Exclusive Bonus Value

  • BONUS Classic Beverage Package
  • BONUS Upgrade to Infinite Veranda
  • USD$600 Onboard Credit
  • Rail Journey from Lucerne to Zurich
  • BONUS Flight from Zurich to Rome
  • 3 BONUS Nights in Rome
  • BONUS My Cruises Package Savings

My Cruises Package Inclusions
  • 12 Day tour Exploring the Alpine countries of Austria, Germany & Switzerland including 11 breakfasts & 6 dinners
  • 10 Night cruise from Rome onboard Celebrity Edge in an upgraded Edge Stateroom with Infinite Veranda
  • Economy flights to Vienna, returning from Rome
  • All onboard meals in complimentary dining venues & selected non-alcoholic beverages
  • A wide range of onboard activities, & entertainment
  • All port taxes & charges included
Bonus Value
  • BONUS FREE Classic Beverage Package onboard
  • BONUS Exclusive MyCruises Package Savings
  • BONUS FREE upgrade from Deluxe Oceanview to Edge Stateroom with Infinite Veranda
  • BONUS USD$600 onboard credit per cabin
  • BONUS Rail journey from Lucerne to Zurich
  • BONUS Flight from Zurich to Rome including luggage
  • BONUS 3 Nights accommodation in a centrally located hotel in Rome

General Sail Date Information

Tour Begins on Friday, September 27, 2019.

Set Sail on Friday, October 11, 2019.

 

 

*Surcharges may apply


Day 1: Vienna, Austria

Tour Begins -Set out to explore three distinct Alpine cultures set amid incredible landscapes. Your tour opens in Vienna. This evening, meet your fellow travellers for a welcome dinner featuring regional wine and a meal highlighting the local cuisine in the quaint winemaking region of Grinzing.

Day 2: Vienna, Austria

Come to know Vienna this morning during a locally guided tour that showcases its architectural marvels. You will visit the incredible Schoenbrunn Palace and see the impressive St. Stephen's Cathedral. This afternoon enjoy free time to explore the avenues of Vienna or visit one of its many museums.

Day 3: Salzburg, Austria

After a short journey through the countryside, embark upon a lovely cruise along the Danube,* one of Europe’s most important waterways. Later, make a stop at the Benedictine Melk Abbey before continuing to the “City of Music,” Salzburg. Tonight, transport back in time during a Mozart Dinner Concert in the elegant Baroque Hall of the centuries-old St. Peter’s Restaurant.

Day 4: Salzburg, Austria

Discover the splendour of Salzburg on a leisurely paced walking tour of the Old Town. Some of the amazing sights you will see along the way include the Cathedral, Mozart’s birthplace and Mirabell Gardens.

Day 5: Munich, Germany - Oberammergau

Welcome to Germany. In Munich, feel the energy of this lively and fascinating city during a tour that highlights Olympic Park; the world-famous Glockenspiel,** and Marienplatz, a beautiful square surrounded by shops, restaurants and cafés. Later in the day, arrive at your home for the next two nights — the quaint village of Oberammergau, renowned for woodcarvings and the Passion Play. This evening, enjoy a magical dinner and a visit by a local performer from the village.

Day 6: Oberammergau - Innsbruck, Austria - Oberammergau

Take in the scenery of the spectacular Bavarian Alps en route to enchanting Innsbruck, located in Tyrolean Austria. Walk through the charming pedestrian streets and see such landmarks as The Golden Roof on a locally guided tour. As you wind through the narrow cobblestone lanes, it is easy to understand why this city was the centre of European culture and politics during the 14th century.

Day 7: Oberammergau - Black Forest

Today fairytales become reality during a picture stop of Bavaria’s most famous castle, King Ludwig’s Neuschwanstein. Next you are off to the heart of the Black Forest, a region famous for its artisans who create authentic cuckoo clocks and Hummels.

Day 8: Black Forest - Zermatt, Switzerland

Welcome to Switzerland! Your first stop en route to Zermatt is at one of the most photographed castles in the world, the Château de Chillon, located on serene Lake Geneva. Later, enjoy a short train ride aboard the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn from Tasch to the relaxing pedestrian village of Zermatt in the Swiss Alps. Take a stroll and breathe in the fresh Alpine air.

Day 9: Zermatt, Switzerland

All of Zermatt is at your fingertips. It’s your choice! Explore on foot during a guided walking tour -OR- experience Zermatt independently before visiting the Matterhorn Museum to learn more about the triumph and tragedy of the first ascent of this imposing peak. The remainder of your day is at leisure.

Day 10: Zermatt - Grimsel Pass - Lucerne

Views of glaciers, crystal clear rivers and snowcapped mountains will invigorate you as you travel through the spectacular scenery of the Grimsel Pass. Your destination is the “Swiss Paradise on the Lake,” the city of Lucerne.

Day 11: Lucerne, Switzerland

Set out on a scenic walking tour of this picturesque place, including a stroll through its romantic Old Town. The remainder of the day is yours to relax or independently explore the best of Lucerne. Tonight, come together with your fellow travellers for a farewell dinner featuring local specialities and toast the end of a wonderful trip.

Day 12: Lucerne, Switzerland

Your tour comes to a close today.

Day 13-15:

Your tour comes to a close today, catch the train from Lucerne to Zurich to meet your onward flight onto Rome where you can enjoy your 3 BONUS nights.

Day 16: Rome, Italy

Endless adventures await in Rome. With two and a half thousand years of history, art and culture, it is no wonder Rome is one of the most visited cities on the planet. Gaze at the masterpieces of the Vatican or walk into the past with visits to ancient relics, historic monuments and legendary museums. Or people-watch while sipping on an espresso in a quaint cafe.

Day 17: Naples, Italy

Cruise to Naples, located on Italy’s stunning Amalfi coast, a city embellished in history. Touring around Naples’ grand piazzas, cathedrals and castles in the old centre will fill that cultural need. Pompeii is not too far either, a dashing city which boasts diverse cultural offerings and charming streets.

Day 18: At Sea

Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 19: Palma De Mallorca, Spain

The city was founded 2100 years ago and is overflowing with history. Wander the cobblestone streets and alleyways that surround the Gothic cathedral as the focal point of Palma.

Day 20-21: Barcelona, Spain

Welcome to the cultural hub of Spain, Barcelona! Explore the stunning sights such as the Sagrada Familia and enjoy the local tapas for some truly delicious cuisine.

Day 22: At Sea

Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 23: Monte Carlo, Monaco

Welcome to the play ground of the rich and famous. Monte Carlo is home to crystal clear waters, mega yachts, stunning architecture and the world renown Monte Carlo Hotel.

Day 24: Santa Margherita, Italy

Situated in the middle of the Italian Riviera, Santa Margherita is large enough to suit the needs of many whilst maintaining the niche factor of a small town. Relax on the beaches, stroll along the stunning harbour, shop the array of boutiques and eat some delicious Italian cuisine (especially the gelato!)

Day 25: Florence/Pisa, Italy

Today you’ll have the opportunity to snap that perfect picture, supporting the Leaning Tower of Pisa then enjoying a pizza. Travel to Florence for more delicious Italian cuisine, be enamoured by the Duomo and Michelangelo’s “David” statue right before the beautiful sunset over the Arno River.

Day 26: Rome, Italy

Endless adventures await in Rome. With two and a half thousand years of history, art and culture, it is no wonder Rome is one of the most visited cities on the planet. Gaze at the masterpieces of the Vatican or walk into the past with visits to ancient relics, historic monuments and legendary museums. Or people-watch while sipping on an espresso in a quaint cafe.

Celebrity Edge is the latest addition to the Celebrity fleet, scheduled to embark upon her maiden voyage in December 2018. The company that revels in modern luxury cruising is bringing one of the most revolutionary ships to fruition. Edge measures 306 metres with a 2900 guest occupancy rate cruising in stunning parts of the world. The ship has many new features including Eden, three levels of al-fresco seating, 11,800 square feet of event space perfect for business luncheons, weddings, reunions and every other enchanting event you could imagine. Other on board experiences include the Magic Carpet, the world’s first cantilevered, floating platform that changes mood, function and height fit for the occasion. There are also a range of immersive dining and social areas to truly make the most of your destinations both on board and off. The staterooms are absolute luxury that reach to the waters edge and are filled with modern furnishings to make you feel right at home.

Travel based on cruise departure on 11 October 2019.

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations. Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change. Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. Accommodation is subject to change and availability. Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost.

Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.

Due to security reasons, all guests must be onboard 2 hours before sailing.

Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.

These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.

All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.

Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.

China, Russia, India, Canada and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.

For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.

My Cruise Highlights

Cruise Line: Celebrity Cruises
Ship: Celebrity Edge
Departs: Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Countries Visited: Italy, Spain, Monaco, Switzerland, Germany, & Austria

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