Day 7 : Innsbruck
Visit Lucerne | Visit Vaduz | Visit Swarovski Crystal Worlds | Orientation of Innsbruck
Today move on to Lucerne with its picturesque mountains, lakes, cowbells, alpine villages and meadows. Pause at the poignant Lion Monument, built to commemorate the brave Swiss soldiers killed during the French Revolution.
Stroll along the covered, wooden Kappellbrucke (chapel bridge), to the ornate Jesuit Church.
You will have another encounter with the marvels of Swiss shopping at GÏ‹belin. Most visitors take home two things - memories of a beautiful country and a Swiss watch.
Then your drive takes you to picture perfect Austria, enroute, pause at the principality of Leichenstein and stop at Vaduz - the capital, to enjoy a short orientation. Vaduz is famous for its postage stamps.
Next halt at the internationally renowned Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Wattens, and prepare to be dazzled at the ‘Chambers of Wonder’! In a wondrous blue hall dominated by a Unicum - a wall of crystal, you see the world’s biggest crystal and it’s smallest! Over 7 million people from all corners of the globe, have already been thrilled by the Swarovski experience - now you are one of them!
Continue a scenic drive to Innsbruck. Located on the Inn River, Innsbruck is one of Europe’s most beautiful and lively cities. An international centre for winter sports, it has hosted the Winter Olympics twice!
Our orientation tour introduces you to its world famous sights. View the Golden Roof or Goldenes Dachl, an ornate Gothic balcony erected by the Emperor Maximilian I in the 15th century, decorated with gold painted copper shingles. Next walk to the Imperial Church followed by the Hofburg or Imperial Palace. This Capital of the Alps, has a history of 800 years! After dinner check into your hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)