Christmas - Salzburg and Scenic Lakes


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  • Make the most of the festive season with a Christmas break in Austria
  • Take a trip to Salzburg, famous for its Baroque architecture
  • Enjoy an exciting sleigh ride through stunning Austrian scenery
  • Explore the beautiful Austrian Lakes and sit back and relax during a cruise on Lake Wolfgang

Join us for a wonderful Christmas holiday discovering Austria’s beautiful scenery, staying in Anif on the outskirts of Salzburg. We’ll be treated to mulled wine and cookies on Christmas Eve, as well as lunch on Christmas Day, a trip to Salzburg and journey to discover Austria’s stunning lakes.
We’ll stay at the family-run Hotel Momentum in Anif, a lovely hotel is surrounded by picturesque countryside scenery. Spend some time exploring pretty Anif at leisure, to discover its lovely Austrian charm.

Take in the dazzling views as we travel, and enjoy a day at leisure in the wonderful city of Salzburg, famous for its architecture, as well as for being featured in the hugely popular Sound of Music film.

On Christmas Eve, we’ll have an exciting carriage ride to look forward to, with mulled wine and cookies on our return to our hotel. Then, on Christmas Day, we’ll celebrate at our hotel, including a Christmas lunch.

Boxing Day will give us a chance to further explore Austria’s well-known scenery, as we take an included excursion to discover the Austrian Lakes. This exciting excursion will include a cruise on Lake Wolfgang (weather conditions permitting), one of the Salzkammergut’s most famous lakes.


This Holiday is Great For

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Day One - UK to Germany
We’ll make our way from the UK to Germany, via Calais, and will spend the night at a comfortable hotel.

Day Two - Germany to Anif
In the morning, we’ll continue our journey into Anif, where we’ll stay at the Hotel Momentum for the next five nights. (B,D)

Days Three to Six - Anif
Time to enjoy a wonderful Christmas holiday, as we take an included excursion to Salzburg, enjoy a sleigh ride, and spend a day discovering Austria’s famous lakes. We’ll also have a Christmas lunch on Christmas day. (B,D)

Day Seven - Anif to Belgium
We’ll say goodbye to Anif today, as we return to Belgium, staying at a comfortable hotel overnight. (B,D)

Day Eight - Belgium to UK
We’ll return to the UK today, travelling from Belgium via Calais and then continuing home. (B)

Extras included on this holiday

Christmas Day lunch

Sit down to a sumptuous Christmas Day lunch to make the most of this special day!

Mulled wine and cookies on Christmas Eve

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

Hotel Momentum

Enjoy a stay at the Hotel Momentum, situated on the outskirts of southern Salzburg in pretty Anif. This hotel has been recently refurbished, with fantastic leisure facilities to make the most of.

Rooms at this hotel

Hotel Gallery

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The Local Area

Included Excursions

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.


Carriage Ride

Celebrate the festive season in one of the best ways possible - with a wonderful carriage ride. Admire the beautiful scenery and make the most of this unique experience!


Half Day: Austrian Lakes

The Austrian lakes are known for their stunning beauty, and we’ll take a tour to some of them during this excellent excursion. No matter what time of year it is, this area is always attractive, and we’ll get to admire the natural beauty of the location throughout this excursion. Weather permitting, we’ll also enjoy a relaxing cruise on one of the Salzkammergut’s most famous lakes - Lake Wolfgang. With its beautiful scenery and peaceful atmosphere, it’s easy to see why this lake is so popular.


Optional Excursions

Half Day: Hallstatt

Join us on an optional excursion to visit the village of Hallstatt. Located close to stunning Lake Hallstatt, this charming town is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spend time admiring the scenic views across the lake, or perhaps take a relaxing stroll along the lakeside.


Salzburg Guided City Tour

The city of Salzburg is known for its splendid architecture, much of which is in the extraordinary baroque style. It’s also known for its use in the ‘Sound of Music’ with the grand views seen in the film visible in real life in the city. We’ll take a guided city tour to uncover Salzburg’s history and to see the sights in this captivating city.