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Austria, Hit the Heights in the Tyrol & Bavaria

Austria, Hit the Heights in the Tyrol & Bavaria

This exciting new tour for 2021 is based in St Johann in the Tyrol and features excursions into German Bavaria to visit some of its most spectacular attractions. We enjoy a day in historic Salzburg before we cross into Germany for a visit to Berchtesgaden and the famous Eagle’s Nest, followed by a visit to Lake Chiemsee with a boat trip to the impressive Herrenchiemsee Palace.© Flickr_Pixelteufel

This exciting new tour for 2021 is based in St Johann in the Tyrol and features excursions into German Bavaria to visit some of its most spectacular attractions. We enjoy a day in historic Salzburg before we cross into Germany for a visit to Berchtesgaden and the famous Eagle’s Nest, followed by a visit to Lake Chiemsee with a boat trip to the impressive Herrenchiemsee Palace.


Hotel Bruggwirt, Saint Johann in Tyrol

Dating back to 1720, this historic family run hotel is located just a few steps from St Johann’s historic main street and pedestrianised shopping area. Its traditional Tyrolean exterior belies its modern interior, with all 46 bedrooms being modern in style with newly refurbished modern bathrooms. All bedrooms are fitted with a TV, hairdryer, minibar, air-conditioning and also have a private balcony. The ground floor restaurant is furnished in a traditional Tyrolean style and there is a small lounge, a modern non-smoking bar and a summer terrace located towards the back of the hotel. Leisure facilities include a sauna and steam bath.



Day 1

An early departure we travel south to Dover for our ferry crossing to Calais. We then continue to the Mercure Saarbrucken Sud Hotel, Germany for our overnight stay. (Evening meal included).


Day 2

After breakfast at the hotel we continue our journey to the Hotel Bruggwirt, St Johann in Tyrol.

B, D

Day 3

We spend today in the regional capital of Salzburgerland and the home of The Sound of Music historic Salzburg. The old town is a maze of charming pedestrian alleyways with many famous and historic landmarks. To enable us to get our bearings, we enjoy a 2 hour guided walking tour, before exploring the city of leisure.

B, D

Day 4

A day at leisure in resort. Enjoy a free day exploring the pretty town of St Johann. You can use your St Johann card to access free travel on the bus or enjoy a gentle 10 minute stroll to the cable car station for a ride offering spectacular views. You can also enjoy free daily entry to the local leisure facilities, just a 3 minute walk from the hotel,
which feature indoor and outdoor pools and relaxation zones as well as more energetic

B, D

Day 5

This morning, we travel to the mountain resort of Berchtesgaden and visit the location of Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest, perched 6000ft high on top of the Obersalzberg Mountain. Since 1952, the building has been open to the public as a mountain top restaurant offering the most spectacular views across the region. (Please note: due to its unusually high elevation, the Eagle’s Nest is only accessible by special mountain buses which run dependant on weather conditions).

B, D

Day 6

After breakfast, we make our way to the shores of Lake Chiemsee where we take a 15 minute boat cruise to the small island of Herreninsel, home of the extravagant Herrenchiemsee Palace and Gardens. On arrival enjoy a Horse-drawn carriage ride to the palace and gardens before a guided tour of the area.

B, D

Day 7

Today we depart the hotel and travel back to the Mercure Saarbrucken Sud Hotel, Germany for our return overnight stay. (Evening meal included).

B, D

Day 8

We depart after breakfast and continue our journey home.


B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Price includes:


  • Return Ferry crossings

  • 2 nights half-board accommodation at the Mercure Saarbrucken Sudd Hotel

  • 5 nights half-board accommodation at the Hotel Bruggwirt

  • Porterage

  • Welcome Drink

  • Rooms with private facilities

  • TV

  • Lift

  • Tea/Coffee in room (Main stay hotel)

  • St Johann Card

  • Guided walking tour of Salzburg

  • Guided tour of Eagles Nest (including shuttle bus)

  • Return boat cruise from Prien to Herreninsel

  • Guided tour of Herrenchiemsee Palace & Gardens


Single Room Supplement £109.00


Please Note: For overnight stops your main luggage may not be available and you are advised to pack your overnight requirements in a separate holdall.



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
Alfreton Bus Station Alfreton Bus Station, Hall Street
Barlborough, Rose & Crown Barlborough, Rose & Crown Pub
Barnsley, Eldon Street Barnsley, Eldon Street opposite the Odeon Cinema
Bolsover Market Place Bolsover Market Place
Carlton in Lindrick Carlton in Lindrick, A60/Maiin Rd End of Long Lane
The Bus Layby
Carlton in Lindrick. Carlton in Lindrick, Limetree Nursery
The Bottom Of Rotherham Baulk
Chesterfield, Beetwell St Chesterfield, Beetwell Street
Outside the old Registry Office
Clay Cross, Church Layby Clay Cross, The Church Layby The High Street
Clowne Tesco Clowne Tesco, Bus Layby
Clowne,End of Gapsick Ln Clowne, The end of Gapsick Lane
Creswell Creswell, Junction of Sheffield Road/Elmton Road
Creswell Bingo Hall Creswell, Bingo Hall, Elmton Road
Creswell, Skinner Street Creswell, Skinner Street, Cemetery
Derby, Full Street Derby Full Street, Premier Inn
Doncaster, Ward Bros Doncaster, Ward Bros Waterdale
Eckington, Bus Station Eckington, The Bus Station
Edwinstowe,Mansfield Road Edwinstowe, Mansfield Road/ Fifth Avenue
Old Manvers Arms
Grays Travel Home Pickup
Hodthorpe, Top Bus Stop Hodthorpe, Queens Road, The Top Bus Stop
Hucknall, Ogle Street Hucknall, Ogle Street Opposite the Car Park
Killamarsh, Nags Head Pub Killamarsh, The Nags Head Pub
Top of Bridge Street
Langwith Junction Langwith Junction, The Bus Stop End of Station Rd
Langwith Junction. Langwith Junction, The King of Diamonds
Langwith, The Gate Hotel Langwith, The Gate Hotel
Leicester Forest Leicester Forest East Services, South Bound
Leicester Fosse Park Leicester Fosse Park, Outside Marks & Spencer
Leicester, St Margarets Leicester, St Margarets Bus Station, Bay Z
Loughborough Loughborough, Junction 23 - M1
The Bus Stop outside the Harvester Pub
Mansfield Outside Iceland Mansfield, Walkden Street Outside Iceland
Mansfield Woodhouse Mansfield Woodhouse, A60 The Coopers Pub
Mansfield Woodhouse. Mansfield Woodhouse, The Bus Stop A60
End of Peafield Lane
Nottingham, Mount Street Nottingham
The top of Mount Street on Maid Marion
Ollerton, Main Road Ollerton, Main Road
The Junction of Forest Road/Sherwood Drive
Ollerton, The Plough Pub Ollerton, The Plough Pub
Retford Market Place Retford Market Place, Outside Greenwoods
Rhodesia, Tylden Way Rhodesia, End of Tylden Way
Rotherham, Mecca Bingo Rotherham, The Mecca Bingo, Corporation Street
Sheffield The Penny Black Penny Black Pub Pond Hill Sheffield 1
Shirebrook, Ashbourne St Shirebrook, Ashbourne Street, Opposite
Ashbourne Court
Shireoaks Fish&Chip Shop Shireoaks, Shireoaks Row, Fish & Chip Shop
Sutton Lammas Centre Sutton Lammas Centre
The Sidings The Sidings, Mansfield Woodhouse
Off Debdale Lane
Warsop Church Warsop, The Church bottom of Cuckney Hill (A60)
Warsop Motor Company Warsop Motor Company
Warsop, The Strand Warsop, The Strand Bingo Hall
Whitwell Bakestone Moor Whitwell, Bakestone Moor, End of Franklin Avenue
Whitwell Mini Market Whitwell, Mini Market, Welbeck Street
Whitwell Square Whitwell Square
Whitwell The Spar Shop Whitwell The Spar Shop, Bakestone Moor
Worksop B&Q Worksop, B&Q, Sandy Lane
Worksop Bingo Hall Newcastle Avenue, The Bingo Hall
Worksop Community Church Worksop, Thievesdale Lane, The Community Church
Worksop Eyres Corner Worksop, Eyres Corner
Worksop Gateford Road Worksop, The bus stop before the Post office
Worksop Larwood Health Worksop, Larwood Health Centre
Worksop Pelham Street Worksop, Pelham Street Shops, Manton
Worksop St Annes Church Worksop, St Annes Church, Newcastle Avenue
Worksop Three Legged Worksop, The Three Legged Stool, Raymoth Lane
Worksop, Cannon Hotel Worksop, The Cannon Hotel
S81 7AD
Worksop, High Hoe Road Worksop, High Hoe Road, Nr Canal Bridge
Worksop, Innings Pub Worksop, The Innings Pub, Prospect Estate
Worksop, Johnsons Depot Worksop, Johnsons Depot, Dukeries Industrial Est
Worksop, Kilton Hill The shops (One Stop) Kilton Hill
Worksop, Opposite Tesco Worksop, Opposite Tesco
Worksop, Plantation Hill Worksop, The Shops, Plantation Hill, Kilton,
Worksop, Priory Church Worksop, Priory Church Car Park
Worksop, Stubbing Lane Worksop, End of Stubbing Lane, Newcastle Avenue
Worksop,Mansfield Rd, A60 Worksop, Mansfield Road, A60
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