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Berchtesgaden-Salt Mines-Bavarian Folklore
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Your Adventure, Day by Day
- Arrive in Vienna Begin exploring Vienna, the capital of Austria.
- Tour Vienna with a Local Guide Follow in the footsteps of the imperial Habsburgs as a local guide brings you to the Hofburg, the family's 2,600-room palace that is now home to the Vienna Boys Choir. View the Belvedere Museum and Palace and Stephansdom.
- Visit Schonbrunn Palace See where six-year-old Mozart's talent shined for Maria Theresa.
- Add On: Step Out with Strauss Step, two, three - waltz away at Vienna's famous Elmayer Dancing School and discover the nineteenth century dance trend! Master the moves and social graces of this Austrian tradition, including the handkuss and heel-click greeting.
- Cruise along the Danube (operates seasonally, April - October) Discover Europe's second-longest river, the Danube, past wooded hills and castles.
- Discover the Grand Benedictine Abbey of Melk En route to Salzburg, stop at the grand Benedictine abbey of Melk. Wonder at the Melk Cross, said to have a piece of the holy cross within its gem-encrusted structure.
- Walking Tour of Salzburg with a Local Guide Take a walk along the Salzach River as you tour the birthplace of Mozart with a local guide. Marvel at the Hohensalzburg fortress and the breathtaking arched roof of the Dom.
- Visit Berchtesgaden Admire the superb beauty of the mountain resort of Berchtesgaden.
- Explore Salt Mines Descend into a salt mine and cross a subterranean lake by boat. Learn how, in medieval times, this "white gold" gave the city its wealth.
- Tour Munich with a Local Guide A local guide shows you the Frauenkirche, the Olympic stadium, the Glockenspiel, and Nymphenburg.
- Visit Dachau Concentration Camp See the first Nazi concentration camp opened in Germany.
- LEAP Bask in Bavarian Arts Learn to dance in local style.
- Explore Neuschwanstein Castle Cross the Bavarian Alps for a visit to Neuschwanstein Castle, the fairytale and fantasy castle built by mad Bavarian King Ludwig II.
- LEAP Debate the Great
- Continue to Lucerne in Switzerland
- Walking Tour of Lucerne A walking tour includes the lion monument, the Jesuit church, Kornmarkt and Weinmarkt Squares, covered bridges, and city fortifications.
- LEAP Swiss Life and Legends
- Add On: Swiss Folklore Show Experience a traditional Swiss performance during an evening of entertainment celebrating Swiss folklore, songs and yodels.
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