Coach Breaks
Grand Scenic Austria

Grand Scenic Austria 2017

What's Included
11 nights' hotel accommodation with continental breakfast
9 evening meals
Convenient local joining points
Travel by Silver Service or upgrade to Luxuria

Included Excursions
Salzkammergut - Austrian Lake District
Wolfgangsee Cruise - Scenic cruise
Krems and Melk - Scenic Danube
Vienna - City of the waltz
Graz - Capital of Styria and Austria's second-largest city
Salzburg - Mozart's city
Innsbruck - Scenic capital of the Tyrol
Innsbruck Guided Sightseeing - See the famous sights

Travel by Silver Service and enjoy these extras
Extra legroom for your added comfort
Comfortable rear lounge to relax and chat
FREE personal headphones with a choice of music & DVDs
Porterage in all hotels
Smaller, more personal group

Upgrade to Luxuria and enjoy these extras:
31 deluxe extra wide armchair-style reclining seats with extra leg room
Fully interactive T.V. screen at each seat with a wide choice of movies, T.V. programmes and music
Plug sockets and USB points at each seat to keep your devices fully charged

12 Day Itinerary

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then onward to our overnight hotel in Belgium.

  • Door-to-door available

On coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more and Single Traveller coach holidays, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point.

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining point, we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your feeder coach, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. On European coach holidays of 7 days' or more, the cost of this is just £30 per booking each way (Up to 4 people per booking). For Single Traveller holidays, it’s free of charge.

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge

Please note: If you would like to take up the Door-to-Door service, you will need to call our reservations team as it is not possible to book this service online.

Day 2

Head through Germany to our hotel in Austria’s Salzburgerland region for a two-night stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 - Salzkammergut

Enjoy an included, full-day excursion taking in the beauty of the Salzkammergut. We visit Mondsee, home to the church used in the wedding scene in the film ‘The Sound of Music’, then St. Gilgen where you can enjoy some free time before we include a short boat cruise to the village of St. Wolfgang, home to the famous ‘White Horse Inn’.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 - Krems and Melk

Today we head east to Vienna. En route we visit the Wachau region, home to some of Austria’s finest wines. We make a stop in the town of Krems and later include entrance and a guided tour of magnificent Melk Abbey before continuing on to our hotel in Vienna for two nights.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 - Vienna

Enjoy an included full day in Vienna. An optional, guided sightseeing tour will be available to allow you to see the best of this beautiful and fascinating city, including the Hofburg Palace, the Parliament Building, the Opera House, National Theatre and the City Hall, or you can enjoy free time to explore the city at your leisure. Tonight, we include a traditional meal in a ‘Heuriger’ (wine tavern).

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 - Graz

Today, we leave Vienna and visit the picturesque city of Graz before continuing into the land of green hills and sparkling lakes, Carinthia, where we spend two nights.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 - Klagenfurt and Worthersee

Enjoy free time in St. Kanzian am Klopeinersee or join our optional scenic tour to Klagenfurt and beautiful Worthersee Lake where you can take a cruise.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 - Salzburg

We leave Carinthia and head north to Salzburg, home to Mozart and the film ‘The Sound of Music’. Salzburg is one of Austria’s most beautiful cities with lovely squares, medieval lanes, gothic churches and quaint cafés. Our optional, guided walking tour is a wonderful way to discover the sights. We continue to our hotel in the breathtaking Tyrol for a three-night stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 - Innsbruck

Full-day included excursion to Innsbruck, capital of Tyrol. The many fine buildings are a testament to the city’s regal past, including the famous Golden Roof and the Hofburg Palace, whilst Maria Theresien Street is also a must. Our included sightseeing tour takes in these famous sights, and also the Olympic Ice Stadium, the Bergisel ski jump and the interior of the Wilten Basilica, said to be the most beautiful church of its kind in the Tyrol. To end the day, we visit the lovely town of Hall in Tyrol.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10 - Gerlos Pass, Krimml Falls and Kitzbühel

Today’s optional excursion travels through unforgettable scenery as we climb over the Gerlos Pass to Krimml Falls. These magnificent falls, widely regarded as some of the best in Europe, descend over three mighty stages. Continue to the chic ski resort of Kitzbühel. Enjoy a stroll around the old town or, time permitting, maybe take a cable car ride (extra cost, payable locally) up the Hahnenkamm Mountain.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11

We leave Austria and travel to our hotel in Belgium.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 12

Return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast


You will stay for two nights at the 4-star Ferienhotel Kristall in Rauris, or similar. In Vienna you will stay for two nights at the 4-star Park Hotel Schönbrunn. You will then stay for two nights at the 3-star Seelacherhof in St. Kanzian am Klopeinersee in Carinthia. In the Tyrol you will stay for three nights at the 4-star Kirchbergerhof in Kirchberg.

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

Optional Excursions

  • Vienna Guided Sightseeing - See the highlights
  • Klagenfurt and Worthersee - Carinthia scenery
  • Salzburg Guided Sightseeing - The best way to see the city
  • Gerlos Pass, Krimml Falls & Kitzbuhel - A feast of Tyrolean delights

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