Discover one of Austria's most enchanting lake resorts in spring. From St Wolfgang we tour ‘Sound of Music’ country, visit Bad Ischl, St.Gilgen and the beautiful city of Salzburg.
Day 1 Following collection from home, we drive to Folkestone for the morning Eurotunnel to Calais. Continue through France to Germany and our overnight hotel in Saarbrücken.
Day 2 We continue through Germany and into Austria arriving at the Hotel Försterhof in St. Wolfgang for our ﬁve-night stay.
Day 3 We head into the mountains to the elegant town of Bad Ischl, summer quarters of Emperor Franz Josef. We continue to Hallstatt, possibly the most picturesque village in Austria.
Day 4 A lovely tour around the Lake District, heading ﬁrst for Mondsee with time to visit the church where Captain Von Trapp and Maria were married in the ﬁlm the ‘Sound of Music’. Then along the shores of Attersee and Traunsee to Gmunden with time to obtain a late lunch.
Day 5 An excursion to Mozart’s City of Salzburg, a beautiful city immortalized in the ﬁlm the ‘Sound of Music’. Maybe ride up the little funicular railway to Hohensalzburg Fortress oﬀering superb views across the city (cost not included).
Day 6 This morning explore St Wolfgang with a guided walking tour and the famous White Horse Inn. Later, travel to the traﬃc-free village of St. Gilgen, home to Mozart, with an opportunity to ride on the Zwölferhorn Cable Car, to the most beautiful vantage point in the Salzkammergut (cost not included).
Day 7 After breakfast commence the return journey to the overnight hotel near Saarbrücken.
Day 8 Continue home via Calais and the late afternoon Eurotunnel and on to the local area, where our door to door service will be waiting to return you home.
This charming four-star standard hotel is on the idyllic shores of Lake Wolfgang and oﬀers large public areas, dining area, a pleasant bar, along with a sauna and relaxation area. Bedrooms have TV, telephone, WiFi, safe and hairdryer. There is a lift to some rooms.