Magnificent scenery, invigorating mountain air and refreshingly clear, pure melt waters are just a taste of what awaits those who decide upon a luxury lakes and mountains holiday with Classic Collection Holidays.
Picture perfect lakes can effortlessly win over the hearts of visitors. Tour the magnificent bays of lakes that comprise Austria’s spectacular Salzkammergut region in a variety of crafts from vintage boats and elegant yachts to historic steamers.
Our mountain resorts are dominated by Europe’s highly celebrated iconic peaks, including Switzerland’s formidable Matterhorn. Cable cars and cogwheel railway transport visitors to sparkling, snow-peaked mountain tops with the most fabulous panoramic views.
Feel free to add as much walking, hiking and cycling as you wish but don’t forget to punctuate your lakes and mountains holiday with iconic rail journeys across some of the world’s most beautiful mountain terrain. Or bring home the majestic peaks via cable car gondolas and historic cog railways. At the end of each day, enjoy fine gastronomy and top class wines. This is the chance, not just to holiday, but to sample life in all its varied resplendence.
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Set in the hills above Lake Maggiore and a ten minute drive from the town of Arona, historic Castello Dal Pozzo is surrounded by lush and immaculate parkland and gardens and has been in the Dal Pozzo family for six generations.
Located on the famous shopping street Getreidegasse in the city’s old town and opposite the Festival Hall, Hotel Goldener Hirsch dates back to 1407 and is known for its exemplary service by its long serving staff and many guests choose to return time and again.
On the shores of Lake Como in the pretty town of Menaggio and set in immaculately landscaped gardens, Grand Hotel Victoria dates back to 1890 and has been carefully restored to its former grandeur.
In a wonderful location in the heart of the city and right opposite the Vienna State Opera, luxurious Hotel Bristol has been the focal point of Vienna’s cultural life since 1892 and is renowned for its Viennese charm and personal service.
The wonderfully grand Hotel Imperial is Vienna’s most lavish hotel and has played host to royalties, composers, classical music lovers and discerning travellers in search of impeccable service and outstanding accommodation since 1873.