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Walk & Discover: Austrian Lakes & Mountains

8 days from only £1,099pp

Experience more with so much included

  • Take a guided walk to explore the picturesque villages around beautiful Wolfgang Lake
  • Marvel at spectacular alpine scenery, including the Grossglockner and the Pasterze glacier, on a guided walk
  • Witness the power of the Krimml Waterfalls, Central Europe’s highest, on a guided walk
  • Discover the fairy-tale architectural charm of Salzburg on a guided tour
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the 17th-century Hellbrunn Palace, renowned for its beautiful gardens and trick fountains
  • Return flights from a selection of regional airports, plus hotel transfers
  • Seven nights in four-star accommodation, inclusive of all local taxes, with breakfast and dinner
  • The services of our experienced and insightful tour manager throughout
  • A local specialist walking guide or national park ranger to accompany you on all walks

Departures in September and October 2019

 
At a Glance
7 nights in 4-star accommodation
Return flights & transfers
Half board
Programme of daily tours & walks
Expert tour manager/walking guide
Inclusive of all local taxes
Checked Luggage
 

Overview

With pristine alpine scenery, invigorating air, fragrant pine forests and mirror-like lakes, it’s small wonder that Austria became a must-see destination when people began travelling purely for pleasure a century and a half ago. Today, you can follow in their footsteps and journey with us to the heart of Europe, where natural and man-made wonders combine to create some of the world’s most sublime scenery.

This is a land of soaring mountains, tumbling waterfalls, mighty glaciers and cities full of medieval history. As we ascend into the mountains, the views become increasingly impressive almost with every bend; scented meadows surround picture-postcard villages, with traditional wooden houses adorned with floral colour. Then there’s the singular beauty of the Salzkammergut, one of the most spellbinding lake districts in the world.

Austria has been home to some of history’s greatest composers. Nowhere typifies its distinguished cultural legacy more than Salzburg, Mozart’s birthplace. This exquisite city’s old town boasts an amazing assemblage of Late Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo architecture, with a genteel atmosphere enhanced by street musicians. The imposing medieval fortress of Hohensalzburg overlooks the city and completes the scene.

Your Itinerary

Price Includes

The price of this holiday is per person based on two people sharing a room. Single rooms are available at the relevant supplement. The price includes: five nights’ accommodation with breakfast; all tours as mentioned; airport departure taxes; return flights to Munich and hotel transfers; all coach travel as mentioned; the services of a Riviera Travel tour manager and an expert local walking guide.

Useful Information

What to Pack

  • Walking boots/shoes are essential
  • Suitable clothing including waterproofs 
  • Sun cream and hats are highly advisable 
  • Small backpack
  • Water bottle

Transfer Times

All transfer times listed here are approximate, and dependent on traffic. If you have a question regarding transfer times please don't hesitate to contact us

  Arrival airport or train station    First hotel location   Transfer time    Final hotel location    Departure airport or train station   Transfer time 
 Munich Airport   Salzburg   2 hrs   Kaprun   Munich Airport   3 hrs 30 mins 

Fact File

  • Currency: Euro
  • Deposit: £100 per person
  • Flight Time: Approx. 1 hr 55 mins to 2 hrs 15 mins
  • Language: German
  • Time Zone: GMT+1
  • Country: Austria

Mobility

We want to ensure you make the correct choice before you book your holiday with us. If you have any concerns regarding the suitability of the holiday due to reduced mobility we would encourage you to call us to discuss these concerns. General information on mobility in connection with our tours can be found here.


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