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Austrian Alps & Salzburg at Christmas

(Tour code: 17SZX)

Explore the magical Austrian Alps, cruise the decorated waters of Lake Wolfgang and explore historic Salzburg on this festive tour.

Tour Highlights
  • Guided tour of Salzburg
  • Guided tour of Munich
  • Excursion to Lake Wolfgang resort towns
  • Wolfgang festive boat ride
  • Sleigh ride around St Johann
What’s Included (Full details)
  • 3* Hotel Accommodation
  • Optional Bag Concierge
  • Return Scheduled Flights
  • All Excursions

Itinerary & Map

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Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.

London to St Johann
Day 1

London to St Johann

Board the flight from London to Munich, where you transfer to the traditional town of St Johann in Pongau by coach.

  • Scheduled Flight
Day 2


Travel by rail to Salzburg and enjoy a walking tour this morning. Discover some of the city's acclaimed Baroque architecture, as well as the quaint Getreidegasse. Following the tour, you are at leisure. Why not take time to visit the Christmas markets and absorb the festive atmosphere.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
  • Guided Walking Tour
Lake Wolfgangsee
Day 3

Lake Wolfgang

Today you enjoy an excursion to the resort towns of the Austrian Lake District to explore the Christmas markets in each. The first stop is pretty Stobl, before heading on to charming St Gilgen, ancestral home of Mozart, and then the lakeside village of St Wolfgang. You then embark on a delightful cruise across the tranquil waters of Lake Wolfgang, which is illuminated with beautiful lights and floating festive displays at this time of year.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Salzburger Land
Day 4

Salzburger Land

Christmas Eve begins with a magical horse-drawn sleigh ride through the surrounding Salzburger Land countryside. Later, back at the hotel, warm up with a glass of mulled wine and some traditional Austrian festive treats before settling in to a festive dinner accompanied by traditional music and entertainment.

St Johann
Day 5

St Johann

Christmas Day is at leisure in the surrounding area. Perhaps stroll into St Johann and enjoy the festive atmosphere at this time of year. Later, a traditional Christmas turkey lunch is served at the hotel.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Free Day
Day 6


On Boxing Day, you say farewell to St Johann and embark on a scenic rail journey to the Bavarian capital of Munich, in Germany. Enjoy a guided tour of the main sights on this fine introduction to the city. You are then free to explore the many architectural treasures, such as the landmark Frauenkirche, at leisure. The Frauenkirche is distinct for its twin onion-domed towers, which stand at a staggering 99 metres tall. Dinner is at a local restaurant before you overnight in Munich.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Return to London
Day 7

Return to London

Transfer to Munich airport for the return flight to London.

  • Breakfast
  • Scheduled Flight

Please note

Please note that while every departure of this tour features the same excursions, they may not necessarily be in the order listed above.


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