GERMANY, AUSTRIA & OKTOBERFEST!

September 16-23, 2020.  

A week in the German Alps in the Bavarian village of TRAUNSTEIN.  We will visit Salzburg Austria, Munich, the world famous OKTOBERFEST, Berchtesgaden and Hitler’s Eagles Nest and the magnificent Herrenchiemsee Palace.  Airport group transfers, first class hotel, breakfast and dinner daily, private bath, private guide and translator, and transportation/entrances to all planned sights are included. 

LEISURE TOURS are from ONE hotel.  Unpack only once and ENJOY!  Take time to savor the culture you are in, spend a quiet afternoon in a sidewalk cafe, visit a bustling market, explore neighborhoods and museums of your choice, browse boutiques and tiny shops and enjoy the atmosphere of European living.  All LEISURE TOURS will include airport transfers at the destination, very good to excellent hotels with private bath in a central location, breakfast and dinner daily, ETCS Travel Preparation and Sightseeing Documents, and myself as guide/translator. 

SEPTEMBER 16 Transatlantic flight

SEPTEMBER 17 Arrival in Munich, transfer to hotel in Traunstein.  Relax this afternoon in the wonderful Alpine town of Traunstein.  Explore the boutiques and cafes or have a crisp white wine in the park.  

SEPTEMBER 18  A short train ride brings us to Salzburg, Austria.  Famous for Mozart and “The Sound of Music”, we will take a walking tour of the main sights and have free time to browse the torte and cake shops.  

SEPTEMBER 19  To the Austrian Alpine town of Kufstein, in the heart of the mountains, with its towering fortress from the Middle Ages.  Walk the town and river, take the funicular to the Fortress if you want and enjoy a Flammekuchen at a local restaurant.

SEPTEMBER 20  Southeast to Berchtesgaden, Alpine skiing and hiking resort.  We will visit Hitler’s Eagles Nest via bus, tunnel and elevator to reach the summit, thousands of feet above the valley.  

SEPTEMBER 21  A day in Munich to see the soaring City Hall with its famous Glockenspiel, the fountain in the Karlsplatz, Hofbrau Haus and to visit the OKTOBERFEST, biggest party in the world.  Free time to shop and wander. 

SEPTEMBER 22 This morning take a hike in the nearby Alps or enjoy the shops in Traunstein.  This afternoon we take the 10 minute train ride to Ruhpolding to swim in the hot mineral spring baths and explore this wonderful Alpine village.

SEPTEMBER 23 Transfer to the airport for return flights.  

Prices are PER PERSON sharing a room and based upon current exchange rates / costs and do not include airfare or taxes.  BASE cost $3099, Early deposit $2899, Mike Ross Travel returnee $2699.  Single supplement $299.  

PAYMENTS: $1500 p/p deposit with REGISTRATION FORM on website.  Make check payable to ETCS, Inc., 922 Oak Grover Road, Jackson MI 49203.  Balance due 90 days prior to departure.  See TERMS & CONDITIONS on the web site.  Call Mike at 517-782-6847, toll free 877-845-4763, send an e-mail to Mike@mikerosstravel.com or visit us on the web at www.mikerosstravel.com.   

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