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Experience the

Mountains in Flames

 

Tratzberg Castle
  • Overview

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    • Take a tour of beautiful Tratzberg Castle and enjoy a cruise on Lake Achensee
    • Experience the Mountain in Flames event, as peaks of the Kitzbuhel Alps are set ablaze
    • Enjoy a journey to Rattenberg and visit the Tyrolean Farmhouse Museum
    • Make the most of a traditional Tyrolean folklore evening

    Experience the incredible Mountains in Flames event, as fires are lit on the peaks of these imposing mountains - legend states that this tradition keeps evil away for the coming year. We also take a tour of Tratzberg Castle, enjoy a cruise on Lake Achensee, visit Rattenberg and the Tyrolean Farmhouse Museum, and make the most of a traditional folklore evening.

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


    Kitzbuhler Alps

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  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Hotel Austria

    One of the oldest hotels in the village, the traditional Hotel Austria offer a warm Tyrolean welcome to its guests and is perfectly located to explore the scenic surrounding Wildschonau region.

    • All bedrooms have TV, hairdryer, safe
    • Restaurant
    • Lobby lounge
    • Indoor pool, sauna & steam room
    • Official 3-star rating
  • Gallery
  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    Rattenberg
    Full Day: Rattenberg and Traditional Tyrol

    Famous for its glass and crystal making, we visit Rattenberg, the oldest and smallest town in the Tyrol. We continue to the outdoor Tyrolean Farmhouse Museum for a fascinating glimpse into the traditional rural life of this region. After our dinner back at the hotel, we enjoy a short trip to enjoy a traditional local folklore evening.

    Tratzberg Castle
    Full Day: Tratzberg Castle and Achensee Cruise

    We visit interesting Tratzberg castle, set in a picturesque location in the Ziller Valley, where we learn of its long and eventful history, before continuing to Aachensee Lake to enjoy a scenic cruise amidst the mountain scenery.

    Kitzbuhler Alps
    Mountain in Flames
    Join us as we experience the Mountain in Flames event. We make our way to the Hartkaiser mountain by gondola, where we enjoy a fantastic barbecue party set in the heart of the Kitzbuhel Alps. Watch as fires are set on the mountainsides and peaks, a tradition said to ward off evil for the coming year. With live music and panoramic views to admire, we’re sure to have a wonderful time.

    OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


    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.
    Kitzbuhel
    Half Day: Scenic Kitzbuhl Drive
    Enjoy a relaxing drive to Kitzbuhl today, as we travel through a stunning summer landscape to reach this charming medieval town. Take in the beautiful Alpine scenery as we travel, and, once we reach Kitzbuhl, explore this pretty town at leisure.
    Salzburg
    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.



    EXTRAS

    Tyrolean folklore evening
    Learn all about Austria's history with a Tyrolean folklore evening on one night at your hotel. 

What's included

  • Coach Travel
  • Nine nights accommodation
  • Overnight stays on outbound and return journeys
  • Daily breakfast, eight evening meals
  • Porterage
  • Three included excursions
  • Three optional excursions

Hotel Austria

One of the oldest hotels in the village, the traditional Hotel Austria offer a warm Tyrolean welcome to its guests and is perfectly located to explore the scenic surrounding Wildschonau region.

Learn more about the hotel

Hotel Austria

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One of the oldest hotels in the village, the traditional Hotel Austria offer a warm Tyrolean welcome to its guests and is perfectly located to explore the scenic surrounding Wildschonau region.

  • All bedrooms have TV, hairdryer, safe
  • Restaurant
  • Lobby lounge
  • Indoor pool, sauna & steam room
  • Official 3-star rating
  • 2
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  • British Travel Awards
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