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Austrian Lakes and Peaks of Perfection

Austrian Lakes and Peaks of Perfection

A holiday full of remarkable scenery and unforgettable views.

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A holiday full of remarkable scenery and unforgettable views. We visit the elegant city of Salzburg, the lakeside town of Zell am See, the summer retreat of Franz Joseph I and the gorgeous town of Hallstatt. Also enjoy a boat trip and a journey by mountain railway. All this from our family-run hotel with its own natural swimming pond, a half-mile walk from the Leiechtenstein Gorge.



Luxury Coach Travel

Door to Door Service

Half Board

Themed BBQ/Buffet

Coffee & Cake Day 4

Salzburg Guided Tour


Hallstatt Cable Car

Mountain Railway

St Wolfgang Cruise

Excursions as Listed


*These excursions are not included and need to be booked and paid for locally.


This tour is operated by Woods of Bognor Regis

Day 1

After an early pick up, we travel to Kent for our Channel crossing to France. We continue through France, Belgium and into Germany to our overnight hotel south of Cologne.


Day 2

After breakfast, we continue our journey down through Germany and cross the border into Austria reaching our hotel in Plankenau late afternoon. We are greeted with a welcome drink before our first Austrian dinner.

B, D

Day 3

Today we visit the glorious home of 'The Sound of Music', Salzburg. The old town is a maze of charming pedestrian alleyways with many famous and historic landmarks. We have included a two-hour guided walking tour before having the rest of the day free for your own exploration. Tonight we enjoy a themed BBQ or buffet.

B, D

Day 4

We visit the pretty town of Zell am See, which is nestled on the shores of Lake Zell and is one of Austria's most popular resorts. Take a stroll through the medieval centre and along the lake shore, or take in the picturesque scenery with a boat ride* on the lake or a cable car ride up into the mountains*. Back at our hotel, we enjoy coffee and cake.

B, D

Day 5

We begin our day with the delightful spa town of Bad Ischl, well-known as the holiday retreat of the emperors of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. We have included entrance and a guided tour of the beautiful Kaiservilla, where Emperor Franz Joseph I and Sisi once spent their summers. We move on to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hallstatt, where we take a cable car up to the 'Skywalk' viewing platform to experience the amazing views of the surrounding area.

B, D

Day 6

A day of remarkable scenery again today as we travel to the shores of St Wolfgang and the traffic-free village of Gilgen. After time to explore the village, we enjoy a 30-minute cruise across the water to the famous resort of St Wolfgang. Here we join the steepest cog railway in Austria - the Schafberg Mountain Railway, which takes just 40 minutes to climb 1783 metres. On a clear day, you are treated to a 360? panoramic view of the sparkling lakes of Wolfgang in Austria and Chiemsee in Germany, with soaring mountains majestically framing the spectacular scenery.

B, D

Day 7

With a farewell wave to Austria, we head north to our overnight hotel south of Cologne.

B, D

Day 8

Leaving after breakfast, we continue into Belgium and through France, returning to Calais for our Channel crossing to the English coast. From here we travel home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Landhotel Lerch Plankenau *** (Austria)

This family-run three-star hotel is located in the quiet district of Plankenau, close to the resort town of St Johann im Pongau. There is a traditional restaurant, comfortable bar and lounge area and a pleasant outdoor terrace. Leisure facilities include sauna, steam bath, heated loungers and a whirlpool. A natural swimming pond is open in the summer, complete with sun loungers and parasols on the lawn. Bedrooms have TV, telephone, WiFi and hairdryer. The hotel does not have a lift and rooms are on the first and second floor.


Please note: Twin bedrooms are ‘Austrian twins’, meaning two mattresses with individual bedding in one bedframe.

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Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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Galloway Travel Group, Denters Hill,
Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RR

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