The Austrian Lakes
Austrian Lakes and Sound of Music Country
The Hotel Post is located opposite the harbour in the centre of Traunkirchen Village. This is true Sound of Music country. The dramatic fjord-like scenery around Traunsee gives way to the rolling meadows around Mondsee, which in turn lead to Salzburg, one of Europe's great cultural cities. Alpine peaks, lush pastures, sparkling lakes and World Class heritage sites... this tour has it all.
Traunkirchen • Salzkammergut Lakes • Mondsee Abbey • Salzburg • Bad Ischl • Hallstatt
Day 1 Channel crossing. Overnight in the Metz area.
Day 2 Travel through Germany and around Salzburg to arrive in Traunkirchen for a 5 night stay.
Day 3 In the morning enjoy an included guided walk around Traunkirchen and a visit to the 12th century Jesuit Monastery. The afternoon is free to stroll along the lakeside and explore.
Day 4 A full day to explore the Salzkammergut Lakes. Highlights can include the lakeside towns of St Wolfgang and St Gilgen, beautiful Fuschl and Mondsee. See Mondsee Abbey and the church featured in the wedding scene of the Sound of Music.
Day 5 Full day excursion to Salzburg, filled with period architecture and culture. See the sights and the narrow streets around Mozart's birthplace.
Day 6 Visit Bad Ischl, regular summer retreat for Emperor Franz Joseph. See the spa gardens and Biedermeier Villa and enjoy coffee and cake in one of the town's stylish period cafés. In the afternoon travel on to Hallstatt, UNESCO Heritage Site and surely one of the region's most beautiful villages.
Day 7 Leave Austria and return to the Metz area for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 8 To Calais for a Channel crossing to Dover and home.
All tours are tailored to your requirements and can be adapted for travel by coach and/or air as you prefer
Hotel Post, Traunkirchen
A traditional family run 4 star hotel in a tranquil setting, opposite the little harbour in the centre of Traunkirchen. The hotel has a bar, restaurant, terrace and garden.
• 4 star • 55 bedrooms • Lift
• Garden and terrace
• Nearby coach parking
Your tour includes:
• Return short Channel crossings
• 1 night half board on the outbound journey
• 5 nights half board in Traunkirchen with:
Hot buffet breakfast
4 course dinner with choice from
• Guided village walk & monastery visit
• 1 night half board on inbound journey
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