Christmas Spectacular in Austria & Scenic Trains of the Tyrol

7 days from £499pp.


Salzburg

Visit: Salzburg, Austria

Mayrhofen

Visit: Mayrhofen, Austria

Salzkammergut

Visit: Salzkammergut, Austria

Kitzbuhel

Visit: Kitzbuhel, Austria

A festive break with a mix of Tyrolean delights and scenic train journeys!

    Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

    Continue to the Austrian Tyrol for a four-night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Salzburg

    Salzburg

    Included excursion to Salzburg. Enjoy the sights of the beautiful ‘Sound of Music’ city, perhaps being tempted into a warm café for a traditional coffee and cake. In the afternoon, remain in the city as the locals prepare for ‘Holy Night’, or join our optional excursion to the picturesque Salzkammergut Lakes.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Kitzbühel

    Kitzbuhel

    Full day exploring the Tyrol with an optional train ride (included on Silver Service) on the narrow gauge Pinzgau Steam train through the mountains to Mitersill. During the day we spend time in Kitzbühel with its picturesque walled Old Town centre. This evening, we enjoy a turkey dinner at our hotel.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
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    Ziller Valley Railway

    Spend the day at leisure or join an optional ride on the narrow-gauge steam railway in the Ziller Valley. The journey is leisurely and takes in the delightful scenery between Fügen and the ski resort of Mayrhofen. There’s also the chance for an optional, traditional horse and carriage ride through local countryside. Tonight, don’t miss the hugely entertaining, optional local Tyrolean evening.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Travel north to Belgium for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    At a Glance

    Tour Overview

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

    Included Excursions

    • Salzburg
    • Scenic Tyrol & Kitzbühel

    Optional Excursions

    • Pinzgau Train Ride (included on Silver Service)
    • Ziller Valley Railway
    • Horse & Carriage Ride
    • Tyrolean Evening
    • Salzkammergut Lakes

    Notes



     

    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

    Silver Service departures will stay for four nights at the 4-star Sporthotel Fontana or the 4-star Alpine Resort Hotel in Fieberbrunn. Due to demand we may also use the 4-star Hotel Sattlerwirt in Ebbs. 

    Executive coaches will stay for four nights at a 3-star standard hotel such as the the Hotel Taxacherhof in Kirchberg.  All hotels will have a restaurant and bar.

    Overnight stays will be in Belgium in city-style hotels.


     

    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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