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Christmas in Austria

Christmas in Austria

Experience Christmas in Austria, based on the outskirts of St Wolfgang.

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Experience Christmas in Austria, based on the outskirts of St Wolfgang. This festive tour includes a visit to Salzburg and the Austrian Lake District and not to mention an unforgettable horse drawn sleigh ride.



At a Glance:

Salzburg, Mondess, St Gilgen, Bad Ischl, Hallstatt, Horse and carriage sleigh ride


*Itinerary is correct at the time of advertising, dates may differ for activities closer to arrival.

Day 1

Following an early morning home taxi collection, we travel to Folkestone for the Eurotunnel crossing to Calais. On arrival, we continue our journey south to Saarbrucken and our overnight hotel.


Day 2

Departing after breakfast we continue our journey to Austria where we will arrive at our hotel with time to freshen up before evening meal.

B, D

Day 3

A morning excursion to Salzburg, a beautiful city immortalized in the film the 'Sound of Music' and birth place of Mozart! Time for some last-minute shopping whilst soaking up the atmosphere of the Christmas Market which is set up in Cathedral and Residenz Square before journeying back to our hotel.

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Day 4

This morning we take a scenic drive of the Salzkammergut, known as the Austrian Lake District. We journey first to the Mondsee, one of the most unspoilt lakes in the region. We also stop to see one of the most well-known filming locations for the 'Sound of Music', the little church where the wedding between Maria and the Captain takes place. We continue on towards the traffic free village of St. Gilgen, on the northern shore of the lake. Home to the grandfather of Mozart and the birthplace of his mother the town proudly calls itself the Mozart town on the Wolfgangsee. We return to our hotel for an included horse and carriage sleigh and traditional gala dinner.

B, D

Day 5

A free day in St Wolfgang with a Traditional Turkey lunch & dinner served in the hotel. After lunch perhaps take the opportunity to stroll around the lake or the picturesque village.

B, D, L

Day 6

Today we will visit the delightful spa town of Bad Ischl where the Emperors of the Austro Hungarian Monarchy spent their summers. This afternoon we visit Hallstatt, Austira's most picturesque village.

B, D

Day 7

We depart Austria and travel to Saarbrucken for an overnight stay.

B, D

Day 8

Departing after breakfast we make our way to Calais for the Eurotunnel crossing to Dover. ON arrival we continue our return journey where a taxi will be waiting to take you home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included, L=Lunch Included

Set in a wooded area on the outskirts of St Wolfgang, The 4 star Hotel Forsterhof is attractive and offers an excellent standard of accommodation and hospitality. All bedrooms are en suite and feature, TV, hairdryer, and safe



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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.

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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Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RR

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