Springtime in the Austrian Lake District

Springtime in the Austrian Lake District

We are delighted to offer this spring holiday to St. Wolfgang on the shores of charming Lake Wolfgansee.

As well as touring the Salzkammergut Lakes, or as it has become better known ‘Sound of Music Country’, we also include a guided tour of Salzburg, Mondsee, the elegant town of Bad Ischl & St. Gilgen.


Tour highlights

  • Welcome drink

  • Guided walking tour of Salzburg & St. Wolfgang

  • Bad Ischl, Hallstatt & Mondsee

  • Cheese Buffet & Live Entertainment one evening


Please note: excursions are subject to local weather conditions. This tour is operated in conjunction with Woods Travel.


This Sapphire Star Holiday includes our door to door home collection service.

Day 1

Morning collection from your home to join our coach for the drive to Folkestone, where we board a morning Eurotunnel to Calais. We continue through France to Germany and our overnight hotel in Saarbrücken, arriving in time for evening meal.


Day 2

We continue our journey through Germany and into Austria arriving at our hotel in St. Wolfgang in time for a torch lit guided walk of St. Wolfgang followed by a welcome drink and our evening meal.

B, D

Day 3

After a leisurely breakfast we head into the mountains to the elegant town of Bad Ischl, summer quarters of Emperor Franz Josef. We continue our journey making a lunchtime visit to Hallstatt, possibly the most picturesque village in Austria, where the narrow cobblestone streets drop precipitously towards the banks of Lake Hallstatt.

B, D

Day 4

After breakfast, we depart for a lovely tour around the Lake District. We head first for Mondsee with time to visit the church where Captain Von Trapp and Maria were married in the film the ‘Sound of Music’. We then journey along the shores of Attersee and Traunsee to Gmunden with time to obtain a late lunch. We return to St. Wolfgang late afternoon.

B, D

Day 5

Today we have an excursion to Mozart’s City of Salzburg, a beautiful city immortalized in the film the ‘Sound of Music’. We have an included guided walking tour of the city followedby a free afternoon. Recommended is a ride up the little funicular railway to Hohensalzburg Fortress offering superb views across the city (cost not included). We return to our hotel late afternoon with time to freshen up before dinner.

B, D

Day 6

A leisurely morning to explore the village, home to the famous White Horse Inn followed by an afternoon excursion to the nearby traffic-free village of St. Gilgen, home to Mozart and inspiration for much of his work. Here you will also have the opportunity to take a ride on the Zwölferhorn Mountain Cable Car, with the most beautiful vantage point in the Salzkammergut with views into the distance (fare not included)

B, D

Day 7

We bid farewell to our hosts after breakfast and commence the return journey to the overnight hotel near Saarbrücken for dinner, overnight accommodation and breakfast.

B, D

Day 8

We continue our homeward journey to Calais for a late afternoon Eurotunnel transferto Folkestone with a mid evening return to East Anglia where our door to door service will be waiting to return you to your home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Hotel Försterhof, St. Wolfgang (5 Nights)


This charming 4 star standard hotel is located on the shores of Lake Wolfgang, only a short walk from the heart of the village. Bedrooms are comfortably furnished in a traditional Austrian style, with TV, hairdryer and many have a balcony or terrace. The hotel offers large publicareas, dining area and a pleasant bar, along with a sauna and relaxation area in which to unwind. The hotel has a lift.




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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Harleston Duke William Harleston Duke William Public House
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, Junction Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church
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