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Crossroads of the Alps

Crossroads of the Alps

Crossroads of the Alps

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The western part of Austria straddles the Alps and its location allows for visits to three different countries in one holiday. From our base in Oberperfuss we’ll explore Bolzano and medieval Vipiteno in Italy, Neuschwanstein Castle and Oberammergau in Germany as well as some of the Austrian highlights of the region.

 

Hotel Krone, Oberperfuss***

The charming Hotel Krone is located in the centre of picturesque Oberperfuss, half a mile from the cable car station.

•Comfortable en-suite bedrooms • Satellite television • Free Wi-Fi • Telephone •Restaurant • Bar • Bowling Alley •Sauna and Steam room • Lift

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Day 1

TO OVERNIGHT HOTEL
Following the Channel crossing to Calais we complete the journey to our overnight dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation. (D)

Day 2

OVERNIGHT HOTEL TO OBERPERFUSS
We complete the journey to our resort where we stay for the next six nights with a welcome drink on arrival. (B, D)

Day 3

BOLZANO
We cross the border into Northern Italy to visit Bolzano, capital of the South Tyrol where we have a guided tour to see the main sights including the colourful Piazza delle Erbe in the heart of the city. Until World War I this area belonged to the Austro-Hungarian Empire and is still a bilingual region to this day. On our return journey we also visit Vipiteno just south of the Austrian border. (B,D)

Day 4

INNSBRUCK & THE BERGISEL SKI JUMP
Today we visit Innsbruck, the capital of the Tyrol where you will see the historic Old Town with the famous Golden Roof and pretty Maria Theresien Strasse on our guided tour. We then visit the Bergisel Ski Jump and enjoy breath-taking views of the Northern Chain Mountains as we enjoy an included lunch at the top of the jump. This evening we'll enjoy a traditional Tyrolean Evening of music and dance. (B,L,D)

Day 5

NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE & OBERAMMERGAU
Today's excursion takes us to the southern Bavarian region of Germans, known or its castles and palaces. We visit the pretty town of F?ssen, situated at the southern end of the Romantic Road. We then visit the nearby Neuschwanstein Castle built in the 19th centre by 'mad' King Ludwig III and which was the inspiration for Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty Castle. We then continue to the small Alpine town of Oberammergau, home to the famous Passion Play which take place every 10 years. (B,D)

Day 6

MERANO & GARDENS OF TRAUTTMANSDORFF CASTLE
We cross over into Italy once more today as we visit the picturesque spa town of Merano surrounded by an amazing landscape of vineyards, castles and orchards. Here we visit the extraordinary Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle which consist of around 80 gardens of local and exotic plants which offer an enchanting, colourful botanic mixture from all over the world. (B,D)

Day 7

WILDER KAISER MOUNTAINS & LAKE CHIEM
Our scenic drive today takes in the Wilder Kaiser Mountains and the Kitzb?hel Alps as we travel from the lakeside town to Walchsee to Lake Chiem, a freshwater lake in Bavaria where we enjoy a boat cruise. Later we visit the famous alpine resort of Kitzb?hel and then on to the medieval town of Kufstein. (B,D)

Day 8

OBERPERFUSS TO OVERNIGHT HOTEL
We depart our hotel and continue to our overnight dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation. (B, D)

Day 9

FROM OVERNIGHT HOTEL
Continue to Calais and complete the journey home. (B)

  • Executive coach travel

  • Short sea ferry / shuttle crossings

  • 2 overnights dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation

  • 6 nights dinner, bed & breakfast  accommodation in Oberperfuss

  • Welcome drink

  • Guided tour of the city of Bolzano

  • Visit medieval Vipiteno

  • Guided tour of Innsbruck

  • Take in the breath-taking views from the Bergisel Ski Jump

  • Included lunch at Bergisel Ski Jump

  • Traditional Tyrolean Evening

  • Discover the pretty town of Fűssen

  • Entrance to the fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle

  • Visit the small alpine town of Oberammergau

  • Explore the spa town of Merano

  • Admire the beautiful gardens at Trauttmannsdorf Castle

  • Scenic drive through the Wilder Kaiser Mountains and Kitzbűhel Alps

  • Boat cruise on Lake Chiem

  • Visit the famous alpine resort of  Kitzbűhel

  • Explore the medieval town of Kufstein

 

 

DEPARTURE DATES & PRICES

29th Jun 8 nights £799

2nd Sep 8 nights £799

 

SRS £123

 

'Austrian Twin' means that there are 2 mattresses with separate duvets and pillows in one bed frame.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Edwards Depot LLANTRISANT Edwards Depot, Llantrisant, CF72 8QZ
Edwards, LLANSAMLET Depot Travel Centre, Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet
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Neath - Railway Neath - Outside Railway Station
Newport RAILWAY STATION Stops Q1 & Q1A outside the RAILWAY STATION,NEWPORT
Port Talbot Plaza Port Talbot Plaza, Opposite British Legion
PORT TALBOT
Pyle Cross Pyle Cross, bus stop outside supermarket.Pyle Road
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