Stunning scenery awaits you around every corner of this picturesque & breath-taking tour through the Salzkammergut known as the Lake District area of Austria. This area counts as among one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. The region is awash with pretty resorts set against a backdrop of Spectacular Mountain scenery & crystal clear lakes. Our resort is St Georgen in Attergau, which lies in the centre of the beautiful area. You are ideally placed to visit the surrounding lakes & famous resorts of St Wolfgang & Mondsee where much of the renowned “Sound of Music” was filmed & Salzburg one of Europe’s most beautiful & historic cities & birthplace of Mozart.
Day 1: From Dover to Calais & onto your overnight hotel in France on Dinner, Bed & Breakfast basis.
Day 2: After breakfast continue to Austria arriving at your destination in the town of St Georgen im Attergau.
Day 3: A free day in the resort with your included trip on the little train down to the lake of Attersee & a boat cruise on the north part of the Lake. In the afternoon guests will have free time to explore the village or relax around the hotel’s outdoor swimming pool.
Day 4: Today we journey into Germany with a visit to the Town of Berchtesgaden, one of the most romantically scenic places in the Bavarian Alps. First stop we included a visit to the site of Adolf Hitler’s infamous Eagle’s Nest which was given to the dictator as a birthday present & today is a restaurant.
Day 5: A full day to one of Europe’s historic gems. Salzburg known as the ‘Sound of Music’ City said to be one of Europe’s most beautiful & historic cities, set in a spectacular mountain setting. Squeezed between the River Salzach & the mighty Hohensalzburg Fortress (reached by funicular railway) & the Catacombs. For less energetic you can enjoy a pony & trap ride, or just relax in one of the cafes on the historic “Getreidegasse” or Dom Square.
Day 6: Full day tour of the Lake District of Austria visiting the towns of Mondsee & St Wolfgang. Taking a spectacular drive through the mountains & lakes. First visit is the Lake of Mondsee & the beautiful village of Mondsee where the church is situated which was used for the wedding scene of Maria & Von Trapp in the Sound of Music film. Continue to Wolfgangsee, passing the picturesque Lakeside Town of St Gilgen, the birthplace of Mozart’s mother & continue to town of St Wolfgang said to be the prettiest of all villages in the area & also the home to the famous White Horse Inn. Return to the hotel via Bad Ischi & Traunsee Lake.
Day 7: Depart Austria today & travel north to your final overnight stay in France on dinner, bed & breakfast basis.
Day 8: Travel back to Calais then Dover & home.
Location: City/Town Centre.
The single room supplement applies to single bedded rooms as well as twin/doubles for sole occupancy.
Triple bedrooms are available (with 1 x double & 1 x single bed) on request only.
All twin bedrooms are Austrian twins, ie a double frame with separate bedding.
The hotel does have bedrooms with walk-in showers but there is a step into the cubicle of approximately 12-20cm.
The hotel is made up of 2 buildings which are 20 metres apart with a lift in the main building only (suitable for wheelchairs) which travels to all floors. The hotel does have ground floor bedrooms but only in the annexe.
Overnight Hotel: Mercur Forbach Centre de Loisirs.
The single room supplement is use of a twin/double for sole occupancy.
Triple bedrooms (ie with 3 individual beds) are available on request basis.
The hotel does have bedrooms with walk-in showers on request basis.
The hotel does have ground floor bedrooms but does have a lift which travels to all floors & is suitable for wheelchairs.