The cities featured on our Austria tour are elegant and inspiring, with the Viennese coffee houses and traditional bistros as highly regarded as the impressive churches, cathedrals and abbeys. You'll travel through deep, forested valleys, around scenic lakes and along winding roads cut right into the mountainside as you progress on your Austrian tour. Many holidaymakers find the stunning natural beauty of this alpine wonderland is just as enthralling as the historic cities.
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
Return ferry crossings
Coach travel throughout
Excursions as listed
Our ship offers a variety of entertainment whilst we sail to Europe from either Newcastle or Hull. Your lower birth cabin, dinner, and breakfast are included.
Our overnight hotel will be ideally located for our route and will offer comfortable, en-suite accommodation, restaurant, and bar. There will be a lift, or ground floor bedrooms available on request.
The 4-star, family-run Sporthotel is a traditional Tyrolean building located in the centre of St. Anton in the pedestrian zone of the mountain village, only a 5-minute walk from the cable cars. The à la carte restaurant Steakhouse serves a wide range of culinary delights and refined wines; there is also a comfortable bar with wine cellar and café-restaurant, where guests can enjoy Austrian specialties. Leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam bath, an infrared cabin and massages. Theres plenty of other activities on offer such as bicycle rental, ski rental, games room, table tennis and off-site bowling. All bedrooms have en-suite facilities and are tastefully furnished in an Alpine-country style, equipped with TV and hairdryer. This hotel has a lift.
This holiday requires a full UK Passport with at least 6 months of validity from the date your holiday returns to the UK.
Enjoy a 'Door-to-Door' home collection this morning before we make our way to the port and board our overnight cruise ferry. Following your included dinner on board, you can enjoy a flutter in the Casino, watch in a movie in the Cinema, or tap your feet to some of the fabulous cabaret entertainment before settling into your cabin, and sailing to Europe. We disembark after breakfast on day 2 and journey through Holland and Germany to our overnight stay with dinner.B, D
On day 3 we continue to Austria and the beautiful resort of St. Anton, arriving at our hotel in time to relax and freshen up before dinner. Day 4 is free to relax and familiarise yourself with the local area. Take advantage of your included 'St. Anton Summer Pass', which offers a return journey on the cable car, entry to the St. Anton Museum and indoor swimming pool, and complimentary use of local bus services.B, D
Bregenz & Lindau
After breakfast on day 5, we make our way to Bregenz, framed by impressive mountain chains and nestled by Lake Constance. Enjoy some time at leisure to explore the medieval centre of the city and see the landmark Baroque onion spire of St. Martin's Tower. You can then enjoy a cruise return cruise on Lake Constance to the island town of Lindau, which is brimming with medieval and half-timbered buildings!B, D
Land Train & Winery
We include an informative guided tour on day 6 to discover all about Liechtenstein, the 25km-long principality located between Austria and Switzerland. We will then visit the Postal Museum and discover a fascinating history through a collection of rare stamps and historic documents before you receive you very own souvenir stamp! Your afternoon includes more sightseeing aboard the City's 'Land Train, taking in the old town, Liechtenstein Castle, and the Rhine Park Stadium before we culminate our day with a visit to the Prince of Liechtenstein Winery! Here you can enjoy wine tasting and receive a souvenir wine glass, decorated with the Princely coat of arms, before we return to the hotel.B, D
Our morning on day 7 is spent in the beautiful medieval town of Feldkirch. Enjoy some free time to explore its medieval arcades and winding alleys, and perhaps visit Schattenburg Castle for lovely views over the old town. We then continue to Chur and join the "Arosabahn", a wonderful mountain railway journey that ascends 1,000 metres to the bustling town of Arosa. You will then have some free time to explore the town before our descent and return to the hotel.B, D
We bid farewell to Austria on day 8 and retrace our steps back through the magnificent scenery to our overnight hotel. On day 9, we return to Holland and then board our overnight sailing back to the UK. Again, dinner, breakfast, and lower berths cabins are included. On day 10 we disembark the ferry and return home by coach.B, D
B=Breakfast included, D=Dinner included
Deposit & balance payment
Unless otherwise stated, deposits are £60.00 per person for UK holidays, £150.00 per person for EU holidays, and £250.00 per person for Channel Island holidays. Please be aware that all deposits are non-refundable in the event of cancellation. Upon completing your booking, a confirmation/invoice will be sent to your email address. This may land in your spam or junk folder so please check all of your folders. This document will show all the relevant information regarding your holiday, including your booking reference number (displayed on the top left-hand corner) which you will be asked to quote if you need to discuss any aspect of your holiday with us. Please check all of the details, such as spelling and contact information, and advise us promptly if any changes are required. We do not send out reminders for balance payments, so please note your balance due date and contact us to settle your balance on or before the date stated.
Your travel documents should arrive with you approximately 7 days before departure. This pack will contain your home collection time, your luggage labels, a feedback form, and a day-by-day itinerary for your holiday. Please read through these carefully before your departure day and ensure you are ready to depart promptly at the departure time stated.
Due to space limitations, unless otherwise stated, your luggage allowance is one small carry-on bag, and one medium-sized suitcase. Please consider that your luggage has to be handled by our staff and possibly porters, and therefore we recommend that your hold luggage should have dimensions of no more than 26 inches in length and 20 inches in height, and weigh no more than 18kgs. Luggage allowances may vary for EU holidays and flight packages, this will be advised in your travel documents.
Coaches & seating
Due to operational circumstances, on rare occasions we may be forced to amend seating allocation, however, this will be notified to you in a timely manner. Once all passengers are on board, if there are any spare seats on the coach and you wish to move, please feel free to do so. When the vehicle is in motion, the wearing of seatbelts is a mandatory requirement, as is our Non-Smoking policy (including electronic e-cigarettes). We kindly ask that mobile phones be used in emergencies only whilst the vehicle is in motion. For the comfort of our passengers, we will include regular comfort breaks throughout the journey. All of our coaches have a toilet on board.
Hotels & dining
All of our hotels are carefully selected and you should expect to find all bedrooms with private en-suite facilities. The board basis will be either DB&B (dinner, bed and breakfast) or B&B (bed and breakfast), and items such as leisure facilities, entertainment, etc, are described where applicable.
Any special request should be advised to us at the point of booking, especially so in the case of those with limited mobility. Please consider that, as most of our customers book by telephone, if this information is not forthcoming our staff cannot ascertain if a chosen holiday is suitable for your mobility level and ensure your holiday is successful. Whilst we will endeavour to do all possible to satisfy any special request, please be aware that this is a request only, unless it has been guaranteed in writing with the hotel.
Itineraries & attractions
All holiday inclusions are listed on our website and then re-confirmed to you when you receive your travel documents. As the holidays are packaged many months, and sometimes over a year, in advance of departure, on rare occasions we may be forced to amend an itinerary or change an attraction. In such instances, we will always do our best to provide a like for like alternative and advise you as soon as possible.
If you become lost whilst on tour, we advise that you contact our office on 01253 725999 so that we can inform your driver and help you relocate the coach (listen to the end of the answering machine message for our emergency contact number if calling outside of office hours). We request that you provide us with a mobile phone number in advance of travel and keep your mobile phone switched on for the duration of the excursion so that we can contact you in this event. We kindly request that you also provide us with your emergency contact details. This is the name and telephone number of a friend or family member (somebody who is not travelling with you) that we could contact in the event of an emergency whilst you are on tour.
We recommend that you take some form of Photographic Identification with you on holiday (i.e. Passport, Bus Pass, or Drivers License). In some cases, Photo ID will be a requirement, for example, where there are ferry crossings, flights, EU travel, or visits to RAF bases or royal residences. This will be advised to you in writing when you receive your booking confirmation.
Our cancellation terms are available to view on our website under Booking Conditions. All of our holidays operate subject to a minimum number of passengers being achieved. If these are not met, the tour may be cancelled by us, and a full refund will be issued. However, if you wish to cancel your holiday, a cancellation charge will be incurred.
Regardless of your chosen destination, we recommend that you consider taking out a comprehensive Travel Insurance policy, to cover you in the event of cancellation. BP Insurance Brokers offer competitive prices to patrons of G-Line Holidays and can be contacted on 01253 747258.
Gratuities are not included as part of your excursion cost and are also not compulsory. However, much in the same way as good service in a local restaurant may be rewarded, if you feel you have received a service worthy of reward from your coach driver, we would encourage you to show your appreciation personally.
The map below can be used to check the price of a home pick-up. The map shows the price bands for each area we service. To check the price from your address either click your street on the map or enter your postcode or city/town and click the 'Check Price' button.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.