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Christmas in Vienna & Salzburg

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(Tour code: AEX19)

Enjoy the festive delights of charming Salzburg

This twin centre Christmas rail tour gives you the opportunity to experience the festive delights of charming Salzburg in a classical 5-Star hotel, as well as enjoying the musical and cultural delights of elegant Vienna.

  • Vienna including a guided tour
  • Salzburg including a guided tour
  • Christmas stories and a live brass band on Christmas Eve
  • Free time in Vienna
  • Traditional 3-course Christmas dinner
  • Salzburg Christmas Market
What’s Included
  • First Class Rail
    Eurostar Standard Premier
    Eurostar Meals
  • 4-5* Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
  • Selected Departures Guaranteed

Christmas in Vienna & Salzburg 2018Tour Details

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Days 1-2 Cologne Night
Cologne Night

London to Cologne and Vienna

We take the Eurostar to Brussels after meeting at our St Pancras Departure Office, travelling on to Nuremberg for an overnight stay. On Day 2 we continue to the Hotel Falkensteiner Wien Margareten in Vienna. After checking in, we enjoy a tour of the city's main sights, taking in the magnificent Imperial architecture on the famous Ringstrasse - a wide avenue that encircles the Old City of Vienna.

  • Day 1 - Eurostar Meal, Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
Days 3-4 Schönbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Palace

Exploring Vienna and at leisure

For today and tomorrow, you are free to further explore the sights of Vienna at leisure.

  • Day 3 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 4 - Breakfast
Days 5-6 Salzburg

Christmas in Salzburg

We travel by rail to Salzburg on Christmas Eve. After checking in, we begin to discover this musical city on a guided sightseeing tour. Back at the hotel tonight we enjoy Christmas stories, a live performance from a brass band, and a 5 course gala Christmas dinner.

Day 6 is Christmas Day and we enjoy a guided tour of the lakes and mountains around Salzburg, beginning this morning with some of the beautiful region's most popular sights. We also enjoy visits to St Gilgen and Mondsee. You have some free time in St Gilgen before we continue to St Wolfgang, a pretty little town on the northern shore of the lake. After taking in the delights of the area, we return to the hotel in the late afternoon, where we settle down to a traditional threecourse Christmas dinner.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Days 7-9 Salzburg Christmas Market
Salzburg Christmas Market

Salzburg Christmas Market and home

Enjoy a leisurely Boxing Day to continue exploring Salzburg. Be sure to admire the enchanting Christmas Market, which is located beside the city's impressive cathedral. On Day 8, we leave Salzburg and head to Cologne, leaving on Day 9 for Brussels, where we board the Eurostar back to London.

  • Days 7&8 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 9 - Breakfast, Eurostar meal
Please note

Please note

Please note that while every departure of this tour will feature the same excursions, the order may differ from that shown above.

Recommended airports

Recommended airports

For this tour, we recommend arriving to, and departing from, London Gatwick or London Heathrow airport (LGW or LHR). London Gatwick is approximately 30 miles from your start and end point, and London Heathrow is approximately 19 miles from your start and end point.

Visa Requirements

Visa Requirements

It is your responsibility to check and fulfil the passport, visa, health and immigration requirements applicable to your itinerary. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel, or incur any other loss because you have not complied with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities. You agree to reimburse us in relation to any fines or other losses which we incur as a result of your failure to comply with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities.

Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

What’s included

An escorted experience and all travel arrangements

  • The services of a professional UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Exclusive meeting point at our dedicated Departure Office in St Pancras
  • First Class rail travel as described (Standard Premier Class on Eurostar)

Comfortable accommodation in your destination

  • 8 nights' hotel accommodation

Delicious meals included

  • 14 meals including 8 breakfasts and 6 dinners, including a traditional 3-course Christmas dinner

Exciting excursions and free time to explore

  • Guided tour of Vienna
  • Guided tour of Salzburg
  • Christmas stories, and a live brass band on Christmas Eve
  • 'The Sound of Music' tour of the lakes and mountains around Salzburg
  • At leisure in Vienna
  • Free time in Salzburg

Not Included

  • Flights and Airport transfers
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Christmas in Vienna & Salzburg

Enjoy the festive delights of charming Salzburg


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