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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
Coffee & Cake Day 4
Salzburg Guided Tour
Hallstatt Cable Car
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
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.D
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
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
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
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
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
With a farewell wave to Austria, we head north to our overnight hotel south of Cologne.B, D
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
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. www.lerch-plankenau.at
Please note: Twin bedrooms are Austrian twins, meaning two mattresses with individual bedding in one bedframe.
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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
|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, |
|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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