About the tour: Christmas in Lienz, the Grossglockner Panoramas & the Dolomites

Enjoy a wonderful Christmas amongst Alpine delights such as the awe-inspiring Grossglockner and the impressive Italian Dolomites on this festive filled holiday by coach. Spend Christmas Eve in the medieval town of Lienz soaking up the atmosphere as you explore its magical Christmas markets. On Christmas Day we head high as our tour takes us on an unforgettable cable car ride to the Adler Lounge, where we witness panoramic views of the Grossglockner Mountain, before possibly enjoying an optional sleigh ride in Matrei. And our escorted tour doesn’t end there, as we travel into Italy for Boxing Day to explore the spectacular Süd Tyrol and the small town of Bruneck, situated amidst the majestic Dolomites.

Tour Includes


  • 6 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 4 evening meals

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 385674 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
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  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

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Tour Itinerary

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

    Continue into Austria to reach Lienz, where we stay for four nights.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    This morning, we visit the blacksmith 'Duregger Rudl' who makes lucky charms such as horseshoes, and will give you an insight into his work. We later include a guided tour of Lienz where you will learn about the city’s past and present. In the afternoon, you will have free time to explore the Christmas market and try mulled wine.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Today is a day for those with a head for heights! We include an excursion, which takes us firstly to Kals. From here, we take the cable car up to the Adler Lounge, where you will have a fantastic mountain panorama from 2500m above sea level. Enjoy the amazing views of the Grossglockner mountain. In the afternoon you have the possibility to enjoy an optional sleigh ride in Matrei.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Cable Car to Adler Lounge - see the Grossglockner

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    • Sleigh Ride
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments) or sterling (via card payments). Card payments are available on Luxuria and Silver Service only.

    Full-day excursion into Italy as we explore the Süd Tirol. We head first to the small town of Bruneck, situated amidst the famous Dolomites. Enjoy a spot of sightseeing and a stroll around the romantic Christmas market. On our way back to Austria, we make a stop in Sexten and visit the crib exhibition Stabinger.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Dolomites
    • Sud Tirol
    • Crib Exhibition in Stabinger

    Journey across Germany to Belgium for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Single Room Supplement from £149.00 (7 days).

    Accommodation

    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.

    You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Sonne Hotel in Lienz. The hotel enjoys a central location in the Old Town. 

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

    Find your nearest pickup point

    You can join your coach at your nearest joining point – we’ve hundreds to choose from throughout England, Scotland and Wales. To find your nearest pick up, search using your postcode below.

      *Please note pickups are subject to availability.

      Travel Extras

      Why not go the night before your tour for a relaxing start?

      You can park for FREE for up to nine days at the Holiday Inn Ashford North and enjoy an overnight stay with English breakfast from just £41.50 per person (Based on 2 sharing a twin/double room on a B&B basis, subject to availability. Single supplements and terms and conditions apply.) We’ll then collect you from the hotel on the day of departure and return you there at the end of your holiday.

      To book this package, please call the hotel on 01233 713333, select option 1, quoting ‘Leger Holidays’ and your booking reference. If your holiday is longer than seven days you can pay for additional days’ parking. Ask one of our friendly reservations team for more details when you book your holiday

      On most holidays if you’d prefer to join your tour coach at Stop 24 services, you can park your car in the car park which is accredited by the Park Mark safer parking scheme and is monitored 24 hours a day by CCTV. Payment for the parking is made on arrival using the self-service machines. Excludes holidays to Ireland and the U.K. and tours travelling via Brittany Ferries.

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