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Heart of Austria, Innsbruck

Heart of Austria, Innsbruck

Our tour of this beautiful area of Austria features the big names: Innsbruck, Zell am See and the smallest town in Austria, Rattenberg, as well as the famous Krimml Waterfalls and Swarovski Crystal Worlds. We also enjoy a Zell am See lake cruise and a glass-blowing demonstration at Kisslinger Kristall-Glas.

Our tour of this beautiful area of Austria features the big names: Innsbruck, Zell am See and the smallest town in Austria, Rattenberg, as well as the famous Krimml Waterfalls and Swarovski Crystal Worlds. We also enjoy a Zell am See lake cruise and a glass-blowing demonstration at Kisslinger Kristall-Glas.


Bon Alpina Hotel, Igls, Innsbruck

This charming 3 star chalet-style hotel is located in the village of Igls close to Innsbruck. Each of the 95 modern bedrooms is equipped with a TV and hairdryer. The large Tyrolean style restaurant provides an inclusive meal service while the traditional bar area is perfect for a pre or post dinner drink. The hotel also provides an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, sauna and fitness area. • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Leisure facilities


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 Bon Alpina Hotel.

B, D

Day 3

We spend today at leisure in Igls. You may choose to embark on a scenic cable car ride up the mountain or take the bus for a 10 minute trip back to Innsbruck to further explore the Tyrolean capital.

Day 4

Today we visit the Tyrolean capital city of Innsbruck, home of the famous, ornate, 15th century Golden Roof, designed as a royal box for the Emperor who would look down on the square below. Other attractions include the Nordkette Cable Car, which transports people from Innsbruck city centre to the peaks of the Karwendel Nature Park within a matter of minutes. After time for lunch at one of the many fantastic eateries, we visit Lake Achen for a short cruise from Pertisau to Scholastika.

B, D

Day 5

This morning we visit the smallest town in Austria, Rattenberg, where we have time to explore and stroll around the cobbled streets at leisure. In the afternoon we visit the magnificent Tratzberg Castle, where we enjoy a guided tour. We learn more about the history of the Castle, which is first mentioned in documents dating from the 13th century. After falling into ruin, it was rebuilt by the Fugger family and became a classic example of 16th century Tirolean castles.

B, D

Day 6

Today we travel through the famous Thurn Pass and onwards to the Krimml Worlds of Water. We visit the fascinating visitors’ centre dedicated to all things water and marvel at the spectacular Krimml Waterfalls, Austria’s highest falls. Continuing the water theme, we then make our way to the pretty town of Zell am See, nestled onthe shores of lovely Lake Zell.

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


 Return ferry crossings

 2 night’s half-board accommodation at the Mercure Saarbrucken Sud Hotel

 5 night’s half-board accommodation at the Bon Alpina Hotel


 Welcome Drink

 Rooms with private facilities



 Swimming Pool

 Unlimited Selected Drinks daily 10:00hrs – 21:00hrs on 6 days

 Afternoon cake from the buffet between 16:00hrs – 17:00hrs on 6 days

 Lunch on 4 days (Soup from the buffet or Packed Lunch)

 Themed buffet dinner on 2 nights

 Entrance to Tratzberg Castle with guided tour

 Admission to Krimml Worlds of Water

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
Alfreton, Watchorn Island Alfreton, Watchorn Island A38 - Church Layby
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 Black Diamond Creswell, Black Diamond, Elmton Road, S80 4DY
Creswell, Monroes Creswell Monroes Pub
Creswell, Skinner Street Creswell, Skinner Street, Cemetery
Derby, Full Street Derby Full Street, Premier Inn
Doncaster, Ward Bros Doncaster, Ward Bros Waterdale
Dover Docks Dover Docks Departure Terminal
Eckington, Bus Station Eckington, The Bus Station
Edwinstowe,Mansfield Road Edwinstowe, Mansfield Road/ Fifth Avenue
Old Manvers Arms
Grays Travel Home Pickup
Hodthorpe WMC Hodthorpe, The Working Mens Club
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
Langold, The One Stop Langold, The One Stop
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 Charles Street / Corner of Halford Street
Leicester Forest Leicester Forest East Services, South Bound
Loughborough Loughborough, Junction 23 - M1
The Bus Stop outside the Harvester Pub
Loughborough. Methodist Church, Knightthorpe Road
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
Mansfield Woodhouse.. Dennor Drive, Slip Road off Peafield Lane
Nottingham, Mount Street Nottingham
Outside the Casino Mount Street on Maid Marion
Ollerton, Ollerton Well Pharmacy, Forest Road NG22 9PL
Ollerton, The New Plough Ollerton, The New Plough Pub Forest Road NG22 9QS
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, Hare & Hounds Pub Warsop, Hare & Hounds Pub, Church Street
Whitwell Bakestone Moor Whitwell, Bakestone Moor, End of Franklin Avenue
Whitwell Co-op The Co-op, Spring Street
Whitwell Mini Market Whitwell, Mini Market, Welbeck Street
Whitwell Southfield Lane Whitwell, End of Southfield Lane
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 bus stop, Gloucester Road
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 second bus stop
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