Tyrolean Home Coming - When the cows come home

Tyrolean Home Coming - When the cows come home

At the end of the summer in the Tyrol the farmers bring their cattle down from the high pastures into the farms in the valley.


At the end of the summer in the Tyrol the farmers bring their cattle down from the high pastures into the farms in the valley.

The Almabtrieb festival is one of the oldest traditions in the Alpine region and makes for a colourful event not to be missed.


This tour includes our popular door-to-door collection service.


Morning collection from your home to join our coach for the drive to Folkestone and a late morning Eurotunnel crossing to France. We continue to our overnight hotel in Germany.


We continue through Germany and on through Austria to our hotel in central Kirchberg by late afternoon.



At leisure to enjoy the festival in Kirchberg. Watch the decorated cows parade through the streets as the farmers bring them from the mountain pastures into the valley for the winter. In the afternoon we visit St. Johann and its famous Dumpling Festival; 26000 dumplings in over 20 different varieties are served on the longest dumpling table in the world measuring 500m in length. Six music groups provide a fantastic atmosphere and great entertainment (admission approx. €5.00).



Day at leisure in Kirchberg. Take a stroll around the town or take the Gaisberg chair lift to the top of the mountain or relax by the small lake and swimming pool.



Today we visit Salzburg where our local guide shows you around the city. Afterwards there’s free time to maybe visit the beautiful Mirabell Gardens, the mighty Fortress, the Mozart Museum or watch the world go by from a pavement cafe.



The magnificent mountain scenery is our visit today as we head for the HoheTauern National Park and along the scenic Grossglockner alpine road. Sit back and marvel at the outstanding scenery and engineering feat of this famous mountain road.



At leisure in Kirchberg. Make use of your guest card which gives you free travel on local buses and trains (restrictions apply).



Sadly, we depart our hotel after breakfast and journey to Liege for overnight accommodation and breakfast



We continue our journey to Calais for an afternoon Eurotunnel crossing to Folkestone. We arrive back in the Peterborough area by mid-evening where our door-to-door service will take you home.


D=Evening Meal, CB=Continental Breakfast, BB=Buffel Breakfast

Hotel Zentral, Kirchberg, Austria (6 Nights)

This 4-star hotel is situated in the centre of Kirchberg and has been a popular choice with past clients. All rooms are en suite with satellite TV, Wi-Fi, telephone, hairdryer and safe. Many rooms also have a view of the mountains. Breakfast is buffet style and here’s a choice of dinner, except on the arrival night. The wellness area features a steam room, ‘kneipp pools’ and sauna. Weather permitting a barbecue is held on one evening.



Your holiday includes

  • Door-to-door collection service

  • Luxury coach travel throughout

  • 6 nights dinner, bed & continental breakfast

  • 2 night bed & continental buffet breakfast

  • 5 light/packed lunches in Austria 

  • Free wine, beer and soft drinks at our Austrian hotel from 12pm to 8.30pm each day 

  • Coffee & cake one afternoon 

  • Excursions as described in the itinerary 

  • Guided tour of Salzburg

  • Train & Bus Guest Card & discounted chair lift rides in Austria (restrictions apply)

  • Return Eurotunnel crossing

  • Porterage in Austria


This tour is operated in conjunction with Welsh's Holidays.

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
Cambridge Extra Services Cambridge Extra Services Coach Park, A14
Peterborough Services Peterborough Services Coach Park, A1
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