Austrian Lakes and Mountains
Fresh mountain air & stunning scenery awaits on this tour to Austria with day trips to St Wolfgang, Mondsee and the ‘Sound of Music’ city, Salzburg.
Hotel Lohninger-Schober, 3 Star, St Georgen im Attergau
Situated in the village of Hipping, this family run hotel has a reputation for a warm welcome. It is within a 5 minute walk from the local tram giving easy access to St Georgen and Lake Attersee. Lift.
Friday 22 July 12 Days £1395
Single Supplement £266. Insurance £48
(includes Insurance Premium Tax at 20%)
11 Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast, Return Ferry Crossing from Hull to Rotterdam in Outside, Level Berth Cabins, Welcome Drink in Austria, Train and Boat Trip in Hipping, Themed Buffet or Barbeque on one night in Austria. Guided tour of Salzburg. Trip on SchafburgVan Rack Railway. One hour tour with the Hotel’s own “slow train”.
DAY 1 We leave home and travel to Hull to board our overnight ferry to Rotterdam.
DAY 2 After disembarking, we make our way through Holland into Germany to our overnight hotel, the Mercure Hotel Frankfurt Eschborn Helfmann Park 1.
DAY 3 We travel to Austria today arriving in our base for the next seven nights.
DAY 4 First we head to the Spa town of Bad Ischl, home to Emperors and Composers. You could visit the lovely Kaiser Villa which is situated here where the Emperor Franz Joseph spent most of his summers. It was also where he signed the declaration of war against the Kingdom of Serbia, signalling the start of WW1. In the afternoon we make our way to the WORLD HERITAGE SITE of Hallstatt said to be the prettiest of all the villages in the area.
DAY 5 Free day in Hipping with your included train and boat trip. First we join the little train down to the lake of Attersee, with time for a cruise on the north part of the lake before returning by train to the village. Free time in the afternoon for you to relax in the hotel.
DAY 6 Salzburg is one of Europe’s most enchanting cities and is known as the Sound of Music city. We will have a guided tour of the City followed by some free time. Key attractions include Mozart’s birthplace, the Mirabel Palace and the magnificent Hohensalzburg Fortress.
DAY 7 A day at leisure to relax and enjoy the Austrian village.
DAY 8 The beautiful Lake District today. Visit Mondsee and its church, used for the wedding scene featured in The Sound of Music film before heading to the Lake of Wolfgangsee and St Wolfgang, another stunning village set on the shores of the lake and home to the famous White Horse Inn. We will also enjoy a trip on the SchafburgVan Rack Railway, the steepest in Austria rising to 1700 metres.
DAY 9 A day at leisure to enjoy the last of our Austrian holiday before starting our journey home tomorrow.
DAY 10 We reluctantly leave Austria and head back to our overnight hotel in Eschborn.
DAY 11 After breakfast, we make our way to Rotterdam to board our overnight ferry back to Hull.
DAY 12 We disembark in Hull and head home.