9 days - from only £679pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Austrian Lake District and Vienna

Join us on this exciting 9-day tour as we journey through deep valleys, past rugged mountains, picturesque villages and glistening waters. We enjoy a boat cruise across Lake Wolfgangsee to the resort of St. Wolfgang, before visiting the lovely spa town of Bad Ischl and idyllic Hallstatt village. With a day spent in the magnificent capital city of Vienna, along with the chance to visit Salzburg, also known as 'The Sound of Music City', this holiday combines spectacular natural beauty with history, culture and grand architecture. A splendid Austrian tour!

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 8 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 6 evening meals
  • 1 packed lunch
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

9 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

  • Day 2:

    We continue our journey into Austria and to St Georgen for a six-night stay.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3: Mondsee and Attersee

    Today, our optional excursion takes us around Salzkammergut Lakes. We visit the crystal-clear Lake Mondsee, one of the largest lakes in the region and also one of the warmest. We spend time in the delightful and principal resort of Mondsee, located on the banks of the lake.

    Mondsee is home to the Basilica of St. Michael, the famous wedding church where Maria married Georg von Trapp in the film ‘The Sound of Music’. This Gothic former monastery is just as striking today as ever, with its two towers stretching 52 metres high.

    We continue to Lake Attersee, where we spend some free time.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Lake Attersee

    Mondsee & Attersee

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2021
    • Mondsee & Attersee
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 4: St. Wolfgang and Boat Cruise

    Today, our included excursion takes us to the town of St. Gilgen, famed as the birthplace of Mozart’s mother, and on a boat cruise across Wolfgangsee.

    Wolfgangsee is one of the largest and most famous lakes of the Austrian Lake District, and lies in the heart of the region.

    We arrive in the resort of St. Wolfgang, where there will be free time to explore and perhaps enjoy a spot of lunch.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Lake Wolfgangsee

    St Wolfgang & Boat Cruise

    Included Highlights

    • St. Wolfgang & Boat Cruise
  • Day 5: Bad Ischl and Hallstatt

    Today we enjoy an included excursion to the lovely Austrian spa town of Bad Ischl, former summer residence of the great Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. The town has been associated with the Habsburg dynasty for over 700 years, and is home to the Imperial Villa in which the Emperor, Franz Josef I, called “heaven on earth” for him and his family.

    We continue to idyllic Hallstatt village, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hallstatt is one of the most photographed spots in Austria.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Hallstatt

    Hallstatt

    Included Highlights

    • Hallstatt
    • Bad Ischl
  • Day 6: Vienna

    Join our full day included excursion to the Imperial City of Vienna, which is without question, one of Europe’s greatest cities. As the home of the former Habsburg monarchy and the present day capital of Austria, it has much to charm the visitor.

    There is a lot of walking involved to see all the sights, so why not let us introduce you to Vienna on our optional guided sightseeing tour?

    We begin by coach, where we will be taken along the Imperial Boulevard known as the Ringstrasse. Here you will see the Hofburg Palace, the Parliament building, the Opera House, National Theatre and City Hall.

    During our tour, we will also see the majestic Danube River, and later as we pass by the Prater amusement park, a chance to view the famous “Giant Wheel” built over 100 years ago, and today one of the most well-known landmarks of the city.

    There will be frequent stops during the drive, where you will have photo opportunities and the chance to admire Vienna at its very best.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Packed Lunch,Dinner

    Vienna

    Vienna

    Included Highlights

    • Vienna

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2021
    • Vienna Guided Sightseeing Tour
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 7: Salzburg

    Today, we offer an optional excursion to Salzburg, one of the most beautiful cities in Austria. Salzburg has something to offer every visitor, from lovely squares and medieval lanes to Gothic churches and quaint cafés. Many beautiful baroque buildings are a testament to the city’s illustrious past when it was controlled by the powerful and wealthy bishops.

    Why not join our optional guided walking tour to introduce you to the city, before spending the afternoon at leisure? Accompanied by our local English-speaking guide, the walking tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and takes in the many sights and attractions of this famous alpine city.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Salzburg

    Salzburg

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2021
    • Salzburg
    TBC
    • Salzburg Guided Walking Tour
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 8:

    We retrace our steps back towards Belgium, for our final overnight stay.

    Included meals: Breakfast

  • Day 9:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £119.00 (9 days).

Hotels

You will stay for six nights at the Hotel Attergauhof, St Georgen.

  • Attergauhof

    This family-run hotel with restaurant and bar is located in the centre of the charming village of St. Georgen im Attergau, near Lake Attersee. The restaurant offers regional and international dishes. During our stay at the hotel, we will enjoy a traditional dance evening with live music. Overnight stays in Belgium will be in city-style hotels.

    • English Speaking Staff
    • Bureau de Change
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • TV

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

For a full list of our joining points, click here.

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