Austrian Lake District, Linz & Salzburg Christmas Markets

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  • Leger Holidays

Combine that fantastic festive feeling of visiting Europe’s favourite Christmas markets with the stunning backdrop of the Austrian Lake District, visiting some of Austria’s premier destinations at Christmastime. See the best of what Lake Wolfgang has to offer and enjoy the twinkling Christmas markets of St. Gilgen and St. Wolfgang before excursions to Steyr and Linz to enjoy the festive offerings such as the Christmas museum and the Christmas post office. And, with an optional excursion to Salzburg Christmas Market, you really will get a true taste of Christmas in Austria on this festive break.

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Hotel Attergauhof in St. Georgen im Attergau. 

Overnight stays in Belgium will be in city-style hotels.


Destinations
  • Salzburg
  • Linz
  • Christmas Market
  • Europe
  • Austria
Tour Types
  • Seniors
  • 50 plus
  • UK Coach Departures
  • Music
  • Scenic
  • Cultural
  • Festive and New Year
Departure Points
  • Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service
Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

Day 2

Continue to the Austrian Lake District for a four-night stay.

Day 3 Salzburg

Today, our optional excursion takes us to the ‘Sound of Music’ city of Salzburg where there will be free time for you to explore the sights at your leisure. Perhaps take a short walk along the Salzach River or treat yourself to a panoramic view of the city from the Hohensalzburg Fortress (at own cost). The funicular is a fast and convenient way to get up to the fortress and back down to the Old City. Be sure to saunter along the Getreidegasse, Salzburg’s most popular shopping mile.

During the Advent season, the largest attraction has to be the Christmas markets which are located on Cathedral and Residenz Square in the heart of the historic city centre. Here you will experience the incredible old Austrian tradition and find the most wonderful Christmas presents for your loved ones at home.

Whilst in Salzburg be sure to spend time in one of the city’s traditional coffeehouses set against the backdrop of stunning architecture and busy squares. Order a piece of Mozart cake and a coffee or, if you prefer, relax with a warming Glühwein – the choice is yours!

Location: Salzburg

Day 4 Lake Wolfgang

Our included excursion takes us first to the town of St. Gilgen, the birthplace of Mozart’s mother and home to one of the most attractive town squares in Austria. From here we include a cruise across the Wolfgangsee to the town of St. Wolfgang.

Advent time on Lake Wolfgangsee offers local delicacies, homemade punch and mulled wine as well as carefully selected gift ideas. There will be free time to explore the Christmas Market before we return to our hotel.

Location: Lake Wolfgang

Day 5 Steyr & Linz

Today our included excursion takes us to the city of Linz, with time to explore the Christmas market in the Baroque main square.

From Linz we continue to the town of Steyr, which has a particular charm at this time of year. Here age-old Advent traditions come to life and invite you to journey into an authentic Christmas wonderland.

On our return to the hotel we make a brief stop in Gmunden to the Traunsee Castle Advent.

Location: Steyr & Linz

Day 6

To Belgium for an overnight stay.

Day 7

Return home.

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

Dates Price Single Availability
14-Dec-2020 for 7 Nights Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service Visit Website
29-Nov-2021 for 7 Nights Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service Visit Website
13-Dec-2021 for 7 Nights Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service Visit Website
28-Nov-2022 for 7 Nights Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service Visit Website
12-Dec-2022 for 7 Nights Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service Visit Website

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