We would be delighted if you could join us on our 8 day escorted tour of Austria. Contact us now if you wish to make a reservation.
NEW DATE FOR 2019
SEPTEMBER 16th 2019
17 September 2018
Led by our Mackin Travel tour leader Frank Mackin
Depart Dublin 0710 arrive Munich 1035
Depart Munich 2020 arrive Dublin 2155
Please note that the flights are with Aer Lingus and are subject to change
(Sorry this tour is now full)
- Return Aer Lingus direct scheduled flight from Dublin to Munich
- All Airport transfers and taxes
- 1 hand luggage 10kg
- 7 nights Half Board in a 4 star hotel
- Day tour to the medieval city of Salzburg
- Day tour to Krimml Waterfalls (Highest in Europe)
- Day tour to Sound Of Music Country
- Services of our Mackin Travel tour leader
- Services of our local tour guide
- Also included is a Summer Card.
This card has proved very popular with our clients. It offers free or discounted entries to many local attractions in the area. Such as free cable car up the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier and also a boat trip on Lake Zell. You can also use this card for the local bus service at a greatly discounted rate.
- Travel Insurance
- Single Room Supplement: €14.00 per night, €98 in total.
- Checked luggage -
We are delighted to be returning to the family run 4 star Hotel Sonnblick in the village of Kaprun where the Muxel family have always extended a warm welcome to all our clients. The Austrians are justly proud of their beautiful country. It has a wealth of history, art, architecture and music, and the splendid Baroque palaces and buildings are a constant reminder of the Hapsburg Empire.
You depart on your direct flight from Dublin to Munich. On arrival you will be met by our Mackin Travel tour escort Frank Mackin and our local tour guide and transferred by coach to your hotel.Your base for the next seven nights is the family run 4 star Hotel Sonnblick. For more information on the hotel check their website www.hotel-sonnblick.at . The hotel offers the following room facilities, large balcony with mountain view, comfortable, health promoting beds, Bath or Shower/WC, Cable-TV, Safe, Telephone, Minibar, Hair dryer, Radio alarm clock, Multi-Media-Computer (free of charge in each room). Accommodation is on a half board basis and the hotel caters very well to all tastes with the following on offer
Extensive Continental breakfast buffet with organic products such as scrambled eggs, sausages, bacon and eggs, fresh fruit salad, Bircher Muesli, choice of hot beverage such as Latte Macchiato, Espresso, Milky coffee, Cappuccino as well as filter coffee.
Fresh Salads and Starters from the Buffet, daily
Choice of 5 Main Menu options (Meat, Fish or Vegetarian)
Included also is the use of the hotels Wellness Spa , which has the following:
Sauna Area including an organic-herb sauna (60°C)
Finnish Sauna (90°C)
Hot-Whirl-Pool with Massage nozzles (35°C)
Heated open air swimming pool with large sun lounge area
A free day to explore the surrounding area. of Kaprun and nearby the lake resort of Zell am See. Kaprun is a lovely village overlooked by the Kitzteinhorn Glacier. The main street, W.Fazakas Strasse, is a pedestrianised area where you you will find shops, banks, restaurants, bars, and the tourist office.Over the years our clients have loved their stay in this beautiful village with its dramatic setting.
After breakfast you will depart on a full day excursion to Salzburg, situated on the south bank of the Salzach river, Salzburg is a Baroque fiesta of churches, plazas, courtyards and fountains. The city is best known for Austria’s famous composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. His birthplace and house are museums of his life and works. Museums, houses, squares, chocolate bars and liqueurs are all part of one giant homage to Mozart. The Getreidegasse is a lively shopping street adorned with wrought iron signs which provide a picturesque touch. We return to our hotel in the late afternoon giving you plenty of time to soak up the atmosphere of this beautiful city.
A free day to spend at your leisure.
After breakfast you will depart on a full day excursion to the Krimml Waterfalls, the highest waterfalls in Europe. A hiking trail built by the Austrian Alpine Association makes it possible to get very close to this breathtaking nature spectacle, affording sensational views. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery and the impressive power of the water amidst the gorgeous scenery of the Hohe Tauern National Park. This is nature at its best.
Another day of leisure
Today after breakfast you will travel on a full day excursion to the enchanting lake and mountain area. The unique charms of the area have been appreciated for many years - as during the period of the Habsburg Empire, the emperors and noble families of Austria chose this location for their summer holidays. We visit the picturesque village of Hallstatt, such an unbelievably spectacular place that even the Chinese have created a copy of the ancient salt mine village. Our lunch time stop is in the picturesque town of Mondsee, located on the shore of Lake Mondsee. Here we have the opportunity to visit the church which was used for the wedding in the Sound of Music.
Today after breakfast we travel to Munich, the capital city of Bavaria.You will have free time to enjoy its elegant plazas, medieval alleyways and excellent shopping facilities. We then travel to Munich airport for our return flight back to Dublin.
The average temperature in Austria in September is 20 Celsius.
Please note that this is our planned itinerary but sometimes due to circumstances outside our control we may have to alter it slightly.
We hope you will be able to travel with us and should you like to make a reservation I suggest that you phone our Wexford office on 053 91 22121 The non-refundable booking deposit is €150 per person; the balance is payable 10 weeks before departure.