4-Star Fairytale Christmas in Austria

8 days from £899pp.


Innsbruck

Visit: Innsbruck, Austria

Salzburg

Visit: Salzburg, Austria

Kitzbuhel

Visit: Kitzbuhel, Austria

Hohensalzburg Fortress

Visit: Hohensalzburg Fortress, Austria

Experience a typical Austrian Christmas on this spectacular festive tour. Enjoy delicious dinners and a horse and carriage ride in-between visits to the countries most celebrated cities. Visit the ‘Sound of Music’ city of Salzburg, stroll the medieval streets and take in the famous sites such as the Hohensalzburg Fortress, and take a walk along Getreidegasse, Salzburg’s most popular shopping mile. Experience Christmas Eve in the Tyrolean capital of Innsbruck, famous for the Golden Roof, before returning to your base in Niederau for a festive feast. On Christmas morning, wake up and enjoy a fairy tale, horse drawn sleigh ride through spectacular scenery, before returning for a tasty buffet carvery. As the holiday comes to an end, you have the final chance to spend Boxing Day in the chic ski resort of Kitzbühel, one of the most famous towns in the Alps.

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

    Continue to Niederau in Austria and our 4-star hotel for a five-night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Salzburg

    Salzburg

    Included excursion to Salzburg. Free time to explore the Christmas market in this picturesque ‘Sound of Music’ city.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Innsbruck

    Innsbruck

    Included excursion to Innsbruck. Explore the capital of the Tyrol, with its famous ‘Golden Roof’ and medieval old town. Return for a four-course dinner (plus salad buffet), traditional lighting of the Christmas tree, followed by nativity readings and a rendition of Silent Night on the harp by mine host, Herbert Thaler.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included morning sleigh ride, then warming goulash soup for lunch. Tonight enjoy a farmer’s buffet carvery dinner followed by music and dancing.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Light Lunch, Dinner
    Kitzbuhel

    Kitzbuhel

    Half-day optional excursion to Kitzbühel. Explore this world-famous town with its walled old town centre and pretty medieval painted buildings.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    To Belgium for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    At a Glance

    Tour Includes

    • 7 nights hotel with continental breakfast
    • 5 evening meals & 1 light lunch
    • Convenient local joining points
    • Travel by Silver Service coach

    Included Excursions & Visits

    • Salzburg
    • Innsbruck
    • Horse-drawn sleigh ride

    Optional Excursions & Visits

    • Kitzbühel

    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

    You will stay for five nights at the friendly 4-star Hotel Sonnschein in Niederau, a favourite with Leger customers, situated just a short stroll from the village centre. There is a bar, lift, lounge restaurant, indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and fitness room.

    Overnight stays in Belgium will be 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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    Travel Information

    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 £14pp (up to 6 days duration), £22pp (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 £7pp (up to 6 days duration), £14pp (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 feeder 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 £1 or 1.25 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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