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Festive Austria - Lakes & Mountains

 

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  • Overview

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    • Enjoy a festive getaway to scenic Austria, staying in St Georgen im Attergau and Jenbach
    • Celebrate with a festive turkey lunch on Christmas Day
    • Explore splendid Salzburg, famous for The Sound of Music
    • Take a boat trip from beautiful St Wolfgang to charming St Gilgen
    • Soak up the scenery with a relaxing sleigh ride
    • Spend time in vibrant Innsbruck and visit a local Schnapps Museum
    • Discover the little town of Kufstein and take a cable car ride

    Enjoy the opportunity to celebrate the festive season in style, as we head to Austria for a wonderful holiday. Beginning in charming St Georgen im Attergau, we discover Austria’s beautiful Lake District region, before continuing to the traditional Tyrolean town of Jenbach. Read More

    Great for:

    • Great for - Christmas
    • Great for - City
    • Great for - Culture
    • Great for - History
    • Great for - Scenery


    Kufstein 1000 lights
      
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    Take the time to explore Salzburg, perhaps best known as the setting for The Sound of Music, as well as for being Mozart’s birthplace. During our excursion here, we’ll have time at leisure to discover the many excellent attractions, such as Mirabell Gardens and the historical Old Town.

    On Christmas Day, we’ll celebrate at our hotel with a festive turkey lunch, making the most of this special day with our fellow holidaymakers. On Boxing Day, we’ll discover the incredible Austrian Lakes, with a boat ride from lovely St Wolfgang to captivating St Gilgen. Before we leave, we’ll enjoy a relaxing sleigh ride through magnificent Austrian scenery.

    From our next base in Jenbach, we’ll visit Innsbruck. This excellent city is home to a number of fantastic sights, including the Golden Roof building and the Imperial Hofburg. After exploring at leisure, we’ll visit a Schnapps Museum in Pill to find out more about this popular beverage.

    On 30 December, we’ll discover festive Kufstein in the afternoon, transformed into a winter wonderland at this time of year. Ride the cable car with us up to the Kufstein Fortress, before we then enjoy dinner at a local restaurant and then watch a fireworks display in the town centre at midnight, to get us into the spirit of New Year’s Eve.
  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

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  • The Hotels

    YOUR HOTELS


    VIEW ALL HOTELS Hotel Weissman Hotel Jenbacherhof


    Hotel Weissman
    This lovely family-run hotel offers guests a charming place to stay in St Georgen im Attergau, with traditional decor and a wonderful atmosphere. Each of the guest rooms is ideally equipped with stylish furnishings to ensure guests enjoy their stay.
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    Hotel Weissman

    This lovely family-run hotel offers guests a charming place to stay in St Georgen im Attergau, with traditional decor and a wonderful atmosphere. Each of the guest rooms is ideally equipped with stylish furnishings to ensure guests enjoy their stay.
    • All bedrooms have hairdryer, telephone and satellite TV
    • Lift access
    • Bar area
    • Restaurant
    • Garden
    • Official three-star rating
    Hotel Jenbacherhof
    Ideally-located in the centre of Jenbach, the family-run Hotel Jenbacherhof is the ideal place to stay for a relaxing break in this lovely town. This traditional hotel offers beautiful views of the surrounding scenery and offers spacious guest rooms.
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    Hotel Jenbacherhof

    Ideally-located in the centre of Jenbach, the family-run Hotel Jenbacherhof is the ideal place to stay for a relaxing break in this lovely town. This traditional hotel offers beautiful views of the surrounding scenery and offers spacious guest rooms. 
    • All rooms are en suite, with cable TV, telephone, Wi-Fi, safe and hairdryer
    • Lift access
    • Bar area
    • Indoor swimming pool (all year)
    • Spa (additional charges may apply)
    • Wi-Fi
    • Official four-star rating
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  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    St Wolfgang
    Full Day: Austrian Lakes
    The Austrian lakes are known for their stunning beauty; with the Salzkammergut region undoubtedly being one of Austria’s finest. Admire breath-taking views as we visit Wolfgang Lake to explore St Wolfgang. We will enjoy a cruise on this stunning lake, travelling from St Wolfgang to St Gilgen, known for its picturesque setting. 

    Sit back, relax and soak up the extraordinary surroundings - you’re sure to want to remember your camera for this excursion! 
     
    Innsbruck
    Full Day: Innsbruck and Schnapps Museum
    A charming city and the capital of the Tyrol, Innsbruck is surrounded by the high Alps and is a fantastic place to visit. It has plenty of charm thanks to its impressive architecture, including the splendid Golden Roof landmark, which dates from 1500 and was built for Emperor Maximilian I when he married Bianca Maria Sforza. 

    Alongside this, there are also a wide choice of shops and restaurants in the quaint Maria-Theresien Strasse, and other attractions include the Tyrolean State Museum, Innsbruck Cathedral, Ambras Castle and much more.

    After our time at leisure in Innsbruck, we’ll take a trip to nearby Pill to visit a Schnapps Museum. Find out more about this drink, learning about its history and how it’s made, before sampling some of the museum’s Schnapps for ourselves!
     
    Salzburg scenery
    Full Day: Salzburg

    The city of Salzburg makes for an excellent excursion, the city famous for being home to the Sound of Music. Enjoy the old town with its impressive fortress and cathedral, take time out to visit the house where Mozart was born or relax in the Mirabell Gardens.

    There are numerous architectural styles to be found in Salzburg, including Romanesque, gothic, renaissance, baroque and many more modern styles. We’ll be able to admire this architecture throughout our visit, as well as exploring the city itself to see its many attractions.

    Kufstein 1000 lights
    Half Day: Kufstein

    Join us on our visit to Kufstein, a village just over the border from Bavaria. This charming destination is dominated by an ancient fortress, first mentioned in 1205.

    During our visit, we’ll take the cable car up to the fortress, which is located at an altitude of 507 metres. Admire incredible views as we travel, and then explore this fascinating landmark. Today, Kufstein’s fortress houses the local museum, and the biggest open air organ in the world can be found in the castle tower.

    Later on, we’ll make our way back to the village for dinner in a local restaurant, after which we’ll watch as the sky is lit with a wonderful fireworks display at midnight. 

    Please note this fireworks display is on 30th December

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    Half Day: Sleigh Ride
    Celebrate the festive season in one of the best ways possible - with a wonderful sleigh ride! Admire the beautiful Austrian scenery and make the most of this unique experience.

    OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


    Innsbruck
    Innsbruck Guided Walking Tour
    To learn more about Innsbruck, and to take in even more of the splendid sights, we’ll also be able to join an optional guided walking tour of the city. This will give us greater insight into Innsbruck’s history, and will allow us to tour more of the city.
    Salzburg
    Salzburg Guided Walking Tour

    Salzburg’s sights can be enjoyed on this optional guided walking tour, which will take us to some of the city’s best attractions and will give us more information about its interesting history.




    EXTRAS

    Mulled wine and cookies

    Indulge in a glass of mulled wine and some delicious cookies on one afternoon to celebrate the season!



 


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What's included

  • Return coach travel
  • Elevan nights accommodation
  • Overnight stays on outbound and return journeys
  • Daily breakfast, one lunch and 10 evening meals
  • Mulled wine and cookies on one afternoon
  • Porterage
  • Five included excursions
  • Two optional excursions
  • One en route visit to Kitzbuhl

Hotel Weissman

This lovely family-run hotel offers guests a charming place to stay in St Georgen im Attergau, with traditional decor and a wonderful atmosphere. Each of the guest rooms is ideally equipped with stylish furnishings to ensure guests enjoy their stay.

Learn more about the hotel

Hotel Weissman

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This lovely family-run hotel offers guests a charming place to stay in St Georgen im Attergau, with traditional decor and a wonderful atmosphere. Each of the guest rooms is ideally equipped with stylish furnishings to ensure guests enjoy their stay.
  • All bedrooms have hairdryer, telephone and satellite TV
  • Lift access
  • Bar area
  • Restaurant
  • Garden
  • Official three-star rating
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