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Lakes & Mountains of Austria

(Tour code: 6ALF)

This wonderful rail holiday to enchanting Austria includes time in Mozart's Salzburg, a tour of the lakeside towns of the Austrian Lake District and a visit to the breathtakingly beautiful Krimml Waterfalls.

Tour Highlights
  • Guided tour of Salzburg
  • Excursions to the Austrian Lake District and Krimml Waterfalls
  • Journey on the Pinzgau Railway
What’s Included (Full details)
  • Heritage Rail Excursion
  • 3-4* Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Lunches
  • All Transfers Included

Itinerary & Map

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Departure Times

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London to Salzburg
Day 1

London to Salzburg

Today you fly from London to Munich in Germany, continuing by coach through the stunning foothills of the Alps to Puch bei Hallein, a picturesque village in the Salzburgerland. Here you check into the Hotel Kirchenwirt for three nights.

  • Dinner
Day 2


Today you travel by regional train to Salzburg and enjoy a guided walking tour of the historic city, taking in the many sights this wondrous location has to offer, including the beautiful Mirabell Palace and Gardens and the city's Baroque Cathedral. Your afternoon is at leisure to continue exploring at your own pace. You may like to visit the imposing hilltop Hohensalzburg Castle or the beautiful Benedictine monastery of St Peter's Abbey.

  • Breakfast
  • Guided Walking Tour
Lake Wolfgangsee Austria
Day 3

Austrian Lake District

Today you take a sojourn to the heart of the Austrian Lake District, travelling by coach to the imposing Hellbrunn Castle, with its verdant gardens. From here, you continue to the picturesque village of St Wolfgang on Lake Wolfgangsee. After time to explore, you travel to the pretty village of St Gilgen, also known as 'Mozart's Village' as it was the composer's family's ancestral home. You then continue to idyllic Mondsee, next to the shimmering waters of the lake of the same name.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Zell Am See
Day 4

Zell Am See

After a morning at leisure, you transfer to the station and travel through the scenic Austrian countryside, bound for the popular lakeside town of Zell am See, arriving that afternoon, where you will stay for three nights at the Hotel zum Hirschen.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Lake Zell
Day 5

At leisure

Enjoy a free day to begin exploring your surroundings in this, one of the most scenic and well-loved 'lakes and mountains' resorts in Austria. Perhaps take a gentle cruise across the shimmering waters of Lake Zell itself or take a ride on the cable car into the Schmittenhöhe Mountains for fantastic views. Alternatively you could enjoy a gentle stroll through the pretty streets, taking in the ancient medieval architecture.

  • Breakfast
Krimml Waterfall
Day 6


This morning you take the steam-hauled Pinzgau Railway to nearby Krimml, before continuing via coach to the stunning Krimml Waterfalls. These are the highest in Austria and you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the cascading water.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Munich to London
Day 7

Munich to London

Today you transfer to the airport for your flight back to London.

  • Breakfast

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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