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Our family of 5 had a great day. The sleigh ride was fantastic(2 hours in all) and even though there was no snow in Salzburg, in the mountains it snowed lightly for most of the day. Magical! Could not think of a better family experience around Christmas. The stop in a ski village for lunch was good
Excellent. A must for whoever visits Salzburg during christmas. It snowed when we visited and it was an extraordinary scenery through out. Majority of the trip is in the bus and the journey is divided well with travel and some rest and you will not feel tired or bored even for a second.
The trip from start to finish was amazing,lovely scenery and very plesant and frendly people trrough the whole day.i will be returning to salzburge and do the same trip it was great and i recomend it to others.
Wish I could rate 100 stars for this sleigh ride, because riding through the mountains is not only picturesque, it's like something out of a fairy tale. I did this on Christmas Day 2012, and it made my Christmas. We passed farms, private homes, churches, cross country skiers, ski lifts and jumps, etc., and even though I've been to Austria many times, I couldn't take pictures fast enough. This experience trumps walking on sidewalks in towns or riding in a tour bus, that's for sure. En route from Salzburg to Ramsau, you'll stop for 30 minutes at a rest stop. The Australians made good use of their time by throwing snowballs, because many of them had never seen snow before. You'll stop once during the lengthy sleigh ride so that the horses can rest, and you'll finally stop for a meal (at your own expense) that's excellent. I chose veal (weiner) schnitzel with boiled potatoes plus hot cheese strudel for dessert, and the food was incredibly good. It's interesting watching the driver of the sleigh. When we approached terrain that only had a shallow covering of snow, he'd have to reach down and quickly manipulate the wooden gears to lower the wheels. As soon as we got to ground that had several feet of snow, he'd have to repeat the action to put the wheels up and lower the blades. HIGHLY recommended!!!
We had an amazing day, and perfect for Christmas. Everything was perfect and the photos on this web site don't lie. It was beautiful. We had a beautiful white Christmas and the whole family enjoyed, including my two teenage sons.
Was fantastic. My family enjoyed it very much. Good snow and beautiful scenery.
Going on a sleigh ride has been on my bucket list for a very long time. New Year's Eve in Salzburg was the perfect opportunity. The tour was very well organized, and it turned out to be a perfect day. It would be nice if the company helped in getting a photo of each group on the tour as a momento.
Excellent trip, a definite must if you're visiting at the right time of year. We were fortunate to have deep, fresh snow combined with blue sky and sunshine - truly Winter Wonderland stuff. Even with the sun, it's cold, so make sure you wear warm clothes, including thermals if possible.
Our group of six from Australia all agree that this tour has been the highlight of our holiday so far. It exceeded our expectations in every way. Don't miss this tour it is a must do. WE LOVED IT.
My family and I absolutely loved this ride, it was one of the most memorable travel experiences ever. It actually snowed for about an hour whilst we were on the sleigh which made the trip even more fun. We stopped for a hot chocolate and apple strudel with ice cream half way through the journey.
What a great way to spend Christmas Day. Warm blankets welcomed us on a very comfortable sleigh. The scenery was unparalled. Excellent trip.
The Christmas Sleigh ride from Salzburg was a fantastic day. Organisation was terrific and it snowed while we were there which was a real bonus. Would recommend this to anyone staying in Salzburg at Christmas. A bit of advice. Take plenty of warm face protection during the sleigh ride as your face will get very cold if is is snowing during the ride as it was for our experience.
Absolutely awesome one of the main highlights of my time in Austria.
It was fantastic, we didn't end up going to a glacier, but the ride was wonderful.