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Vienna, Salzburg & The Austrian Alps at Christmas

8 Days from £1,995per
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(Tour code: AEX20)

Enjoy the festive delights of charming Salzburg

This twin centre Christmas rail holiday gives you the opportunity to experience the festive delights of charming Salzburg, as well as enjoying the musical and cultural delights of elegant Vienna.

Highlights
  • Vienna including a guided tour
  • Salzburg including a guided tour
  • Christmas Day evening concert in the Marble Hall
  • Free time in Vienna
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner
  • Salzburg Christmas Market
What’s Included
  • First Class Rail
    Eurostar Standard Premier
    Eurostar Meals
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
  • Selected Porterage

Vienna, Salzburg & The Austrian Alps at Christmas 2019Tour Details

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Days 1-2 Vienna
Johann Strauss Monument

London to Nuremberg 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 our hotel 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.

Includes:
  • Day 1 - Eurostar Meal, Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 Schönbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Palace

Exploring Vienna and at leisure

Today, you are free to further explore the sights of Vienna at leisure. This fantastic city has a wealth of grand buildings to discover, including the majestic Schönbrunn Palace with its extensive gardens.

Includes:
  • Day 3 - Breakfast
Days 4-5 Salzburg
Salzburg

Christmas in Salzburg

We travel by rail to Salzburg on Christmas Eve. After checking in at our hotel, we begin to discover this musical city on a guided sightseeing tour. Back at the hotel tonight we enjoy a gala Christmas dinner with included drinks.

Day 5 is Christmas Day and we enjoy a guided tour of the lakes and mountains around Salzburg, beginning this morning with some of the 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 Lake Wolfgang. After taking in the delights of the area, we return to the hotel in the late afternoon, where we settle down to a traditional three-course Christmas dinner. Afterwards, we enjoy a sublime classical music concert in the evening, Christmas Day itself. This takes place in the beautiful marble hall of Salzburg's Mirabell Palace and we sit in top category seats for this festive performance.

Includes:
  • Day 4 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5 - Breakfast, Dinner
Days 6-8 Salzburg
Salzburg Christmas Market

Free time in Salzburg and home

Enjoy a leisurely Boxing Day to continue exploring Salzburg. Be sure to admire the enchanting shops of the old Getreidegasse and the magnificent Goldgasse, which is located near the Salzach river.

On Day 7, we leave Salzburg and head to Cologne, departing on Day 8 for Brussels, where we board the Eurostar back to London.

Includes:
  • Days 6 - Breakfast
  • Day 7 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 8 - Breakfast, Eurostar meal

Please note

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

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 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, including 1 outbound overnight stay in Nuremberg, 2 nights at the 4-Star Hotel Imperial Riding School Renaissance in Vienna, 3 nights at the 4-Star Wyndham Grand Hotel Salzburg in Salzburg, and 1 inbound overnight stay in Cologne

Delicious meals included

  • 14 meals including 7 breakfasts and 5 dinners, including a Christmas Eve gala dinner

Exciting excursions and free time to explore

  • Guided tour of Vienna
  • Guided tour of Salzburg Old town
  • Excursion to the Austrian Lake District
  • Christmas Day evening concert in the Marble Hall of the Mirabell Palace in Salzburg

Please note: This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

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