Discover Austria 55 years after the release of the Sound of Music with Thomson Lakes and Mountains in 2014

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Thomson Lakes and Mountains is looking to capitalise on the 55 year anniversary of the release of The Sound of Music in 2014 by offering some amazing value for money deals to Austria.

Thomson Lakes and Mountains, one of the UK’s leading Lakes and Mountains tour operators, offers holidays to Austria with their Discovery packages during summer 2014. These popular Discovery Packages allow holidaymakers to explore their destination by visiting festivals, markets and excursions all included in this package.

Austria has long been one of the most idyllic destinations in Europe with its rolling hills and scenic lakes and in 2014 there is an added incentive to visit. In 2014 it will be 55 years since the release of the musical “The Sound of Music”, which was set in the city of Salzburg and its surrounding mountains.

Thomson Lakes and Mountains are offering value for money holidays to Austria to capitalise on this. It currently offers four different Discovery Packages in Austria that feature excursions to the city of Salzburg, giving customers the opportunity to visit city setting of the musical, walk in the footsteps of Mozart or marvel at the Hohensalzburg Castle.

Thomson Lakes and Mountains offers the Zell Am See Discovery Package from £678 per person based on four sharing at the Hotel Fischewirt for seven nights all inclusive on the 17th September. Located in the pedestrianised chocolate box village of Zell Am See, the family friendly hotel allows the customer to be just minutes away from both the mountainside and a lake. Included in this package are excursions to the city of Salzburg, to Berchtesgaden and Krimml waterfalls as well as a cruise on the lake.

Customers could also choose the Kaprun Discovery Package and stay at the Hotel Antonius for £684 per adult based on four sharing and departing on the 31st of May. With the hotel set just outside the village there’s greenery and hillsides in every direction – offering a picturesque base to explore the surrounding area.

This package is inclusive of excursions to Salzburg, Berchtesgaden and Krimml Waterfalls offering customers the perfect balance between experiencing the medieval setting of the Sound of Music in Salzburg, the historic significance of the Eagles Nest in Berchtesgaden and the serenity of the Krimml Waterfalls.

All Discovery Packages include flights from a choice of 17 |UK airports, transfers and accommodation. To book these great value packages call Thomson Lakes and Mountains on 0871 231 2256 or visit

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Marion Telsnig
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