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Stunning Alpine Austria

Stunning Alpine Austria

When people think of Austria they probably think of something like the opening scene of The Sound of Music – Maria dancing in high green fields with bright skies and rolling countryside that will make you want to sing. As well as the fresh mountain air and idyllic scenery, this fabulous European country is also home to culturally sophisticated cities, quirky modern art galleries and breath-taking architecture. On this popular early season tour we enjoy some of the highlights this country has to offer including the beautiful city of Salzburg; birthplace of Mozart that sits majestically astride the Salzack River, Innsbruck; capital of the Tyrol region in an exceptional setting where city, culture and nature come together, and the stunning Alpine lakes of Achensee and Zeller See with their crystal clear blue water. With a packed programme of activities there is something for everyone on this tour and Austria is definitely a destination that should be on everyone’s travel list.

(Photo courtesy of Pixabay )

 

Your Itinerary

Tuesday 4th: We leave this morning heading south to Dover where we take our short sea crossing to Calais we then travel through Belgium to the German border for our overnight dinner bed and breakfast just over the border into Germany.

Wednesday 5th: We continue today through Germany into Austria and onto our main holiday destination in Aschaber and the Lifthotel.

Thursday 6th: Today travel the short distance to the lovely town of Kitzbühel to enjoy a horse drawn carriage ride and free time before heading on to Zee am See a quintessential Austrian resort, a compact town of picture-postcard perfection, with a lake on one side and an impressive mountain hinterland on the other.

Friday 7th: Today we head over the beautiful Old Brenner pass over the Italian border to the small town of Vipiteno returning via the New Brenner Pass to Innsbruck the capital of the Austrian Tyrol, which has many attractions including the old quarter with its cobbled streets where you can stroll round the charming shops and cafes.

Saturday 8th: Full day excursion takes us to the magical city of Salzburg. We include a guide to help familiarize you with the home of one of the world’s most famous composers – Mozart. With plenty of Museums, stunning houses, bustling squares exquisite Mozart chocolate bars and liqueurs. You certainly won’t get bored.

Sunday 9th: Today we take a scenic drive to the beautiful Lake Achensee. We then continue on to Rattenberg, on the River Inn, the smallest city in the Tyrol. It is a serious glass-making centre and a walk down the main street, Sudtirolerstraase, brings this to life with shop after shop displaying high quality crystal and glass products and antiques. This afternoon we also enjoy an apple strudel show and visit Kisslinger Glass Blowers in the town.

Monday 10th: Sadly it’s time to leave Kirchberg and start our journey homeward out of Austria back into Germany for our overnight stay.

Tuesday 11th: We continue our journey home taking the short Calais to Dover sea crossing for our final leg of the journey home.

Lifthotel★★★, Aschaber, Kirchberg

At the Lifthotel in Aschaber you can experience Tyrolean hospitality first hand. Immerse yourself in the comfort of a traditional Austrian hotel; you can be pampered by the spa facilities, which include a sauna and a solarium.

Your Tour Includes

  • All Travel By Extended Legroom Executive Coach
  • Return Ferry Crossing
  • Excursions as Detailed
  • 5 Nights 3 Course or Buffet Dinners, Bed & Buffet Breakfast
  • 4 Packed Lunches at Resort
  • 2 Overnight Dinner Bed & Breakfast
  • Included Drinks from 18:00 - 22:00 (water, beer, table wine, coffee and tea)
  • Guided tour of Salzburg
  • Kitzbühel Horse Drawn Carriage Ride
  • Rattenberg Apple Strudel Show (approx. 40 min) with a piece of Strudel and Souvenir Mug
  • Visit to Kisslinger Glass Blowers
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04 May 2021LIFT HOTEL 8 days 10+ £719.00 View Locations Book Now