Austrian Lake District and Vienna

Austrian Lake District and Vienna

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Austrian Lake District and Vienna

9 Days Starting in Austria and ending in Belgium

Visiting: Austria, Saint Georgen im Attergau, Mondsee, Attersee, Salzburg, Bad Ischl, Hallstatt, Vienna, Saint Wolfgang im Salzkammergut, Belgium

Tour operator:

Shearings

Tour code:

walv

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

8-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
From:
$1225 (USD)

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Tour Overview

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!

Highlights

  • 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.

  • The magnificent capital city of Vienna, along with the chance to visit Salzburg, also known as 'The Sound of Music City'

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Depart To Austria
Location: Austria
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: No Meals

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

Day 2 : Welcome To St Georgen
Location: Saint Georgen im Attergau
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: Hotel Weissman
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

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

Day 3 : Mondsee And Attersee
Location: Mondsee, Attersee
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: Hotel Weissman
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner


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.

Day 4 : Salzburg
Location: Salzburg
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: Hotel Weissman
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner


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.

Day 5 : Bad Ischl And Hallstatt
Location: Bad Ischl, Hallstatt
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: Hotel Weissman
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner


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.

Day 6 : Vienna
Location: Vienna
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: Hotel Weissman
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


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.

Day 7 : St. Wolfgang And Boat Cruise
Location: Saint Wolfgang im Salzkammergut
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: Hotel Weissman
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner


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.

Day 8 : Belgium
Location: Belgium
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: Hotel Weissman
Meals Included: Breakfast

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

Day 9 : Return Home
Location: Belgium
Meals Included: No Meals

Return home.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Additional Services

    Travel from a wide range of joining points across the UK is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement. Please contact us for our full list of joining points.

  • Meals

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Transport

    Comfortable, air-conditioned motorcoach

  • Porterage at Hotels

What's Not Included

  • Insurance

Accommodation

You will stay for six nights at the Hotel Weissman, St Georgen in Attergau.

Check out our Q&As

  • Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Low

  • Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, 8 years or above

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No

  • Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    You can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

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    Shearings requires a minimum deposit of 75 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 56 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of shearings charges.

    Up to 56 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 55 days before tour starts: Forfeit 50% of booking price.

    At 42 days before tour starts: Forfeit 75% of booking price.

    At 21 days before tour starts: Forfeit 90% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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