Holiday Tour Details
Austrian Winter Wonderland Description
A tour offering enchanting winter landscapes and spectacular panoramic views in and around some of Europe’s prettiest Alpine villages. Add to this a traditional warm Austrian welcome and a base on the beautiful banks of Wolfgangsee and the result is a truly memorable winter wonderland experience.
Austrian Winter Wonderland Itinerary
Friday We travel from Cornwall to Dover where we board the ferry to Calais and arrive at the Altia Hotel, Lille later in the afternoon.
Saturday Today we continue our journey and travel to our second overnight hotel, the Mercure Stuttgart Sindelfingen.
Sunday After breakfast we rejoin our coach and cross the border into Austria. We arrive at the Hotel Forsterhof in the afternoon to a welcome glass of sparkling wine.
Monday This morning we begin with a visit to the spectacularly beautiful village of Hallstatt. The ancient salt mine village sits in a breath-taking mountain setting in a UNESCO heritage region. Later we move onto Bad Ischl, an imperial town in the heart of the Skammergut region. The picturesque town conveys its history in such a lovely way and has a unique charm.
Tuesday Today is at leisure to explore St Wolfgang and our immediate surroundings. The town boasts historic plazas, romantic alleys and walking paths along the banks of Lake Wolfgang. During the day there will be an unforgettable horse drawn sleigh/carriage ride to see some of this lovely town.
Wednesday Our coach will take us to the magical city of Salzburg and as we stand beside the Salzach River, our gaze will be drawn to graceful domes and spires, the formidable clifftop fortress and the mountains beyond. Follow the Mozart trail, see the film locations for Sound of Music or just soak up the lovely ambience of this much loved Austrian city.
Thursday The pretty village of St Gilgen is a peaceful haven which is typically Austrian and has customary Austrian village-style architecture at every turn. The beautiful town hall is particularly lovely. Later we move on to Mondesee to enjoy the picturesque lake of the same name and its magnificent views of the Alps. The town is known for its ancient stilt houses and the cloister church used in the Sound of Music film.
Friday Sadly we leave our hotel and Austria to travel to Metz for our overnight stay at the Novotel Amneville.
Saturday We depart our hotel after breakfast and make the journey home to Cornwall arriving later in the evening.
Austrian Winter Wonderland Hotel
The excellent Hotel Forsterhof, St Wolfgang combines the charm of a manor house with the calm ambience of a spa hotel and is within walking distance of the town centre.
Wifi, porterage and lift.
Austrian Winter Wonderland Includes
Premier Class coach travel
Free optional travel insurance
8 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast
Welcome drink on arrival at Altia Hotel
Welcome drink on arrival at main hotel
Austrian evening at main hotel
Cheese buffet on one night
Excursions as detailed
Horse drawn sleigh or carriage ride
Free parking at depot
Pick up points throughout Cornwall
Austrian Winter Wonderland Further Information
Single rooms available at a supplement of £219 per person
Home pick up £12 per person
£100 non-refundable deposit
Balance due 6 weeks prior to travel
PASSPORTS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS TOUR