Austria, 'Sound of Music'

7 days from £379pp.


Hohensalzburg Fortress

Visit: Hohensalzburg Fortress, Austria

Kitzbühel

Visit: Kitzbühel, Austria

Alpbach

Visit: Alpbach, Austria

Salzkammergut

Visit: Salzkammergut, Austria

Lake Mondsee

Visit: Lake Mondsee, Austria

Krimml Falls

Visit: Krimml Falls, Austria

The beautiful city of Salzburg was the setting for the film, 'The Sound of Music', and is one of the highlights on this great value tour, where you'll enjoy great scenery and traditional Tyrolean hospitality.

    Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then travel through the night towards Austria.

    Morning arrival in the Austrian Tyrol for a four-night stay.

    • Included meals: Dinner
    Alpbach

    Alpbach

    Free morning before an included visit to the mountain village of Alpbach, once voted ‘Austria’s most beautiful village’, with its picture-postcard geraniums adorning the window boxes. We then visit the smallest town in Austria, Rattenberg, famous for its glass-blowing and quaint souvenir shops.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Krimml Falls

    Krimml Falls

    Join today’s optional excursion which firstly vists the spectacular Krimml Waterfalls, where the Krimml River thunders down over 1000 feet in three mighty stages at the foot of the Gerlos Pass. The views are considered to be unsurpassed throughout Europe. We continue along the Salzach Valley and over the Thurn Pass to the internationally-renowned resort of Kitzbühel, where you have some free time to explore this splendid walled town with its brightly painted buildings. Make sure you enjoy a drink and strudel in one of the pavement cafés.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Salzburg

    Salzburg

    Today’s included excursion is to the ‘Sound of Music’ city of Salzburg, home of the Von Trapp family and also the birthplace of Mozart. Spend free time exploring independently or join our optional, guided sightseeing tour to enjoy the lovely squares, medieval lanes and Gothic churches of this beautiful Alpine city. In the afternoon, you can stay in Salzburg or join our optional excursion to Mondsee in the Salzkammergut, a delightful resort on the banks of the lake and home to the church featured in ‘The Sound of Music’.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Free time to relax in resort before our late afternoon departure for our overnight journey north.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    At a Glance

    Tour Overview

    • 4 nights' accommodation with continental breakfast
    • 4 evening meals
    • Convenient local joining points
    • Travel by executive coach or upgrade to Silver Service

    Included Excursions

    • Alpbach & Rattenburg - Picture-postcard village and glass-blowing centre
    • Salzburg - Beautiful Alpine 'Sound of Music' city

    Optional Excursions

    • Mondsee - See the church featured in The Sound of Music
    • Krimml Falls - Spectacular cascades and views
    • Kitzbühel - Old walled town with brightly painted buildings
    • Salzburg Sighseeing - Guided walking tour

    Notes


    Single Room Supplement from £79.00 (7 days). Single Room Saver from £49.00 (7 days).

    Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
    Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
    We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Accommodation

    You will stay for four nights at a 3-star standard hotel or gasthof in the Austrian Tyrol, such as the Gasthof Ascherwirt in Brandenburg. The hotel will have a restaurant and bar and will be conveniently located for our exciting excursion programme. Hotel details will be advised with your travel documents.

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

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      Departure times given for each region are approximate. Please check your travel documents to confirm the actual timings.

      Front row seats can be reserved for £12pp (up to 6 days duration), £20pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £25pp (9 days duration and over) on all European tours. In addition to this seats on the second row can be reserved for £6pp (up to 6 days duration), £12pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £15pp (9 days duration and over). This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on transfer journeys to/from the U.K. port. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law.

      Please note: On some coaches the legroom on front seats may be slightly less than that available on other seats due to the presence of a modesty board in front.

      If your tour is cancelled for any reason and front/second row seats are not available on your new tour you will be refunded the supplement. No other compensation will be payable.

      Alternatively, we can take seating requests on your booking. However, requests are not guaranteed. All seat numbers are confirmed on travel documents approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.

      We guarantee that all passengers on the same booking will be seated together on the main tour coach. Seats on the transfer coaches to and from the U.K. port are not allocated.
      Hot and cold drinks are served on the main tour coaches. Prices are approximately 90p or 1 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by the driver. Drinks may also be served on the transfer coaches but this is not guaranteed.

      Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure and will depend on where passengers are booked to travel from on any particular date as to which route is taken. If you require further detailed information regarding the route to the port you can contact our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 two weeks before you are due to travel.

      With regard to the route taken by the main tour coach, this is determined by the driver.

      All main tour coaches have on-board toilets. Transfer coaches to and from the U.K. port may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air or TGV holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
      All coaches feature air-conditioning. Should the air-conditioning system break down for a period exceeding 12 hours, compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
      We operate a passenger interchange at the Channel port. Transfer coaches, including taxis, minibuses, Megabus and National Express operate to and from the U.K. port. You will join your main tour coach at the port.
      One medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. We may refuse to carry larger or heavier cases. Hand luggage can be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.
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