Austria, 'Sound of Music'

  • 7 Day Tour
  • 7 Sights Visited

Day 1

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

On coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more and Single Traveller coach holidays, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point.

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining point, we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer coach, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. On European coach holidays of 7 days' or more, the cost of this is just £30 per booking each way (Up to 4 people per booking).

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge

Please note: If you would like to take up the Door-to-Door service, you will need to call our reservations team as it is not possible to book this service online.

Day 2

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

  • Included meals: Dinner

Day 3 - Alpbach and Rattenberg

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

Alpbach

Day 4 - Krimml Falls and Kitzbühel

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

Krimml Falls

Kitzbuhel

Day 5 - Salzburg and Lake Mondsee

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

Salzkammergut

Mondsee

Salzburg

Day 6

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

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 7

Return home.

Prices are per person, based on two sharing.

Extras: optional excursions; single room supplement £79, travel insurance from £44.95. 



FAQ's about our tours

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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We do have holidays that are suitable for wheelchair users, however the person using the wheelchair will need to be able to get on and off the coach if a coach tour is booked. Our coaches are not suitable for someone who is wheelchair reliant as we can only take folding wheelchairs that are stored in the luggage compartment.

We cannot guarantee that assistance will be available for the disabled person / wheelchair user and such bookings will only be accepted if that person is travelling with an able-bodied person who is fully able to attend to the needs of his/her co-traveller.

Passengers travelling by Eurostar in standard class seats must be able to walk 200 yards (183 metres) unaided. Please note; only collapsible wheelchairs are permitted on board standard class Eurostar coaches, as these must be stored in the luggage storage areas. Any passengers who are wheelchair reliant are required to be allocated in the 'Standard Premier' coaches where wheelchair user spaces are located. As these spaces are limited to 1 per train you must advise us immediately if you require them in order that we can reserve with Eurostar.

Excursions on our tours visit places of interest and public buildings. These may not be able to accommodate people with walking difficulties and wheelchair access may not be available. Excursions which include sightseeing tours may involve walking long distances and sometimes over cobbled or uneven surfaces.

The accommodation we use on our tours may not have ground floor rooms and in some instances lifts will not always be available. Occasionally access to your hotel may involve walking distances from the coach park and some hotels have a flight of steps to the Reception.

It is very important that checks are made with regard to the suitability of a tour for you prior to you make any booking with us.