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Flying Wheels Travel provides full service travel arrangements for the following escorted tours. Participants of the below tours travel together as a group and are always accompanied by a Flying Wheels Travel professional tour escort, who is responsible for ensuring your tour goes smoothly.

 

Upcoming Tours

Austria, Germany and Switzerland tour

Experience the land of the Alps

June 2, 2013 - June 17, 2013

15 days

Austria, Germany and Switzerland tour

Experience new things, have fun and relax. Vibrant cities with amazing architecture, fabulous shopping, enchanting medieval villages, traditional wine villages, picturesque countryside, the majestic Alps, castles, palaces and abbeys -these are the epitome of Alpine Region and its romance.

Join Flying Wheels Travel for this fully accessible tour of Austria, Germany and Switzerland. You will experience fun and relaxation as we explore this amazing region.

Tour package

$7,274.23 per person (double occupancy)
$10,961.45 per person (single occupancy)

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What makes this tour special?

  • Accessible tours to Rhine River Valley, Black Forest Area, Lake Constance, Innsbruck, Salzburg and Munich. Tours included in package:
  • Airport to hotel roundtrip transfers
  • Entrance fees to listed attractions included
  • English-speaking guide throughout tour
  • Experienced care and tour escorts to assist throughout travel (based on group size)
  • Transportation in an accessible van
  • Deluxe 4-star accessible hotel accommodations with daily breakfast
  • Personal care attendants and/or nurse (based on group size or arranged on an individual basis)
  • Roommates for single travelers may be arranged
  • Security and social opportunities of group travel experience

Tour itinerary

Day Activity
Jun. 02 Depart US
Jun. 3 - 5 Tour Rhine River Valley (overnight Mainz, Germany
Jun. 5 - 7 Visit Black Forest Area (overnight Kirchzarten, Germany)
Jun. 7 - 11 Tour Lake Constance Region (overnight Vorarlberg, Austria)
Jun. 11 - 13 Visit Austrian Alps and Innsbruck (overnight Innsbruck, Austria)
Jun. 13 - 15 Tour Salzburg and Chiemsee Region (overnight Prien on Chiemsee, Germany)
Jun. 15 - 17 Visit Munich (overnight Munich)
Jun. 17 Depart from Munich airport

Reservation deadline for this tour is Feb. 28, 2013

Space may be available after this deadline. All itineraries and prices are subject to change without notice and are based on estimated group size. A deposit of $1,000 per person is required to confirm your reservation. If traveling as a single occupant a $2,000 deposit is required. All major credit cards accepted for deposit. Final payment is due by May 1, 2013.

*Rates include all of the listed group benefits. Rates are subject to availability and are the same for accessible or non-accessible rooms. The number of accessible rooms are limited and available on a first come basis. Book early to guarantee your room choice. All itineraries and prices are subject to change without notice and are based on group size. The rate does not include airfare. Based on exchange rate as of Nov. 02, 2011.

Tour highlights

Mainz

Rhine RiverMainz, the state capital of Rhineland-Palatinate, is famous for its university, its Roman heritage and as a media centre, as well as its Romanesque cathedral, the Gutenberg printing press and the Rhineland carnival.
 

Strasbourg

StrasbourgWith its monumental cathedral featuring carvings as delicate as any piece of lacework, Strasbourg is one of Europe’s most attractive cities. Thanks to the richness and sheer density of its heritage sites, the entire town centre has been listed as UNESCO World Heritage.
 

Black Forest

Black ForestThis ancient forest is famous for its legends and the black fir trees that dot the landscape. The region is famous for its cuckoo clocks and watch making.
 

Island of Mainau

Island of MainauThe Flower Island of Mainau in Lake Constance is one enormous park, in which a beautiful palace church, magnificent rose gardens, tropical greenhouses and an old Baroque palace can be found. Other attractions include the butterfly house, arboretum with the Grand Ducal tree collection, Italian floral and water cascade and palm house.
 

Vorarlberg

VorarlbergVorarlberg, Austria is famous for its tranquil lakes, thundering rivers, forest-clad hills, castles and more cheese than you will ever need for your crackers.
 

Lake Constance

Lake ConstanceLake Constance and its shores are very beautiful in a quiet, cultivated way and the views are serene. As Europe’s third largest lake, it is bordered by Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Konstanz, the city on the German side of the German-Swiss border, is a beautiful city, noteworthy for its cathedral and ancient houses and shops. Its vibrant centre - in which live music usually plays during the day - and harbor, dominated by the statue of Imperia - who holds the Kaiser in one hand and the Pope in the other - make Konstanz a fantastic city to visit. Konstanz has a palpable Mediterranean feel to it.
 

Appenzell

AppenzellThe village of Appenzell, Switzerland is situated in a singularly beautiful landscape of rolling hills. Nowhere else in Switzerland is the transformation from the hilly landscapes of the Swiss mittelland to the rock-dominated Alpine world so full of surprise as in the Alpstein region. Mighty rock formations tower loftily to over 7,500 feet in height – seemingly from nowhere.
 

St. Gallen

St. GallenThe Abbey of Saint Gall is a religious complex in the city of St. Gallen in present-day Switzerland. The Carolingian-era Abbey has existed since 719 and became an independent principality during the 13th century, and was for many centuries one of the chief Benedictine abbeys in Europe. The library at the Abbey is one of the richest medieval libraries in the world. Since 1983, it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
 

Innsbruck

InnsbruckInnsbruck hosted the 1988 Winter Paralympics and is an accessible oasis in the Austrian Alps. While in Innsbruck we will tour the Swarovski Crystal World Musuem.
 

Salzburg

SalzburgFamous as the movie set for the Sound of Music and the birthplace of Mozart, Salzburg is indeed a city of music. Sitting like a baroque jewelry box at the foot of the Alps Salzburg offers beautiful scenery, history and yes music.
 

Prien on Chiemsee

ChiemseePrien am Chiemsee in Bavaria, Germany, is the main gateway to Lake Chiemsee, largest lake in Bavaria. The market town Prien am Chiemsee is a climatic health resort. While in Prein, we will visit two popular castles on the lake, Herrenchiemsee and Frauenchiemsee.
 

Munich

MunichMunich, the modern metropolis on the banks of the river Isar, is a dream city come true.

Customized travel

Flying Wheels Travel provides more than 40 years of experience and knowledge to make your dream vacation a reality. We provide customized fully-accessible tours for you and those traveling with you.

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Please direct all inquires and reservations to Timothy Holtz at Flying Wheels Travel, e-mail at or call 612-381-1622.

 
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