The mountainous Bregenzerwald area is one of Austria’s best kept secrets. It is perfectly framed by Lake Constance and by the lush Alpine valleys of both Austria and Switzerland. This tour takes us off the beaten track to discover some wonderful hidden Alpine attractions.
The mountainous Bregenzerwald area is one of Austrias best kept secrets. It is perfectly framed by Lake Constance and by the lush Alpine valleys of both Austria and Switzerland. This tour takes us off the beaten track to discover some wonderful hidden Alpine attractions.
Family owned since 1852, the four-star Weisses Kreuz Hotel sits on the edge of Feldkirch. The hotels 106 en-suite bedrooms have flatscreen TV, safe, hairdryer and WiFi. There is a cosy bar, restaurant, fitness room and garden.
Belfast to Hull via Larne with P&O Irish Sea.
Overnight ferry : P&O Cruiseferry (outside en-suite cabin all meals included
Zeebrugge to Saarbrücken in Germany.
Hotel : Mercure Saarbrücken Süd (1 night D, B&B)
We continue south this morning, crossing the mighty Rhine River, to our hotel in Austria where a welcome drink awaits us.
Hotel : Weisses Kreuz, Feldkirch (5 nights D, B&B)
All onboard the Glacier Express Railway today! We travel to Chur for the early morning train to Andermatt, with awe-inspiring Alpine views all the way. Our return to Austria is by coach.B, D
A busy day lies ahead as we enter Switzerland and board the mountain railway train at Rheineck to Walzenhausen. Our coach the takes us to the charming town of Appenzell. Our second train journey is to Altstatten, then a road trip to Fenkart for some chocolate tasting before returning to our hotel.B, D
Today a local guide takes us into the centre of Feldkirch for a guided walking tour. The afternoon is free to explore at your leisure.B, D
We’re in the old city of Constance this morning. We take the ferry to Meersburgh and travel on to Salem Castle, an important cultural heritage site. Returning via Hagnau, we taste the delicious wines of this region.B, D
We start our homeward journey through Switzerland and the Black Forest to France.
Hotel : Mercure Forbach (1 night D, B&B)
We catch the overnight ferry from Zeebrugge to Hull.
Overnight ferry : P&O Cruiseferry (outside en-suite cabin all meals included)
Hull to Belfast via Cairnryan with Stena Line.B
B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included
Rheineck to Walzenhausen mountain train journey Appenzell to Altstatten train journey Chocolate tasting in Fenkart Glacier Express Railway train journey Guided walking tour of Feldkirch Constance Salem Castle Wine Tasting Black Forest
Single Room/Cabin Supplement £210