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Easter in Austrian Tyrol
Dates: 28th march-4th April
Oberammergau, Pfunds, Innsbruck, Merano, Lago di Resia, Serfaus, Fiss, Ladis,Samnaum, Kaunertal, Livigno, Seefeld, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Lake Eibse & Munich
THURSDAY, 28TH MARCH:
We will meet our tour leader at 6:30 am for our Air Malta flight departing to Munich at 9:05 am and arriving at 11:35 am. On arrival, we shall start our drive towards Oberammergau in Bavaria, Germany. This town is famous for its production of the Passion Play ever since the 17th century. Also, it is renowned for the talented local woodcarvers, the attractive fresco paintings, and their characteristic decorations. There will be time for lunch (extra) and some free time for personal sightseeing. Later, we will proceed towards Pfunds to check in at our 3-star Hotel Edelweiss.
FRIDAY, 29TH MARCH
We board the coach for an optional full-day excursion driving towards Innsbruck, the capital of Tyrol. Our first stop will be at the world-famous Swarovski Crystal World (entrance extra), where we can enjoy a dazzling tour of this fantastic place. We later proceed to visit the old medieval town of Innsbruck. A walking city tour will take us around the narrow streets and pavement cafes. We shall see the Golden Roof, the Hofburg Palace and Maria Theresien Strasse, a main shopping street, full of historic architecture and sightseeing paradise.
SATURDAY, 30TH MARCH
Today, our optional full-day excursion will take us across the Italian borders passing through the Dolomite region to Merano, which was the old capital of the Tyrolean region. Our trip passes through wonderful mountain scenery till we reach this Italian medieval town, centered on the Gothic Via dei Portici. On our way, we will make a short stop at Lago di Resia on the Reschen Pass.
SUNDAY, 31ST MARCH
This morning can be spent at leisure by joining the tour leader for a walk around Pfunds roaming around the serene streets with decorated houses, dwarfed by pine-clad mountains rising steeply into an unspoiled countryside. We will have time to hear Mass. Late in the morning, we will go on an optional half-day excursion to visit the picturesque villages of Serfaus, Fiss and Ladis. In Serfaus, we will have time to go on the mountain by cable car (extra). Later, we will drive to Ladis, passing through Fiss. We will stop in Ladis and walk around Lake Landerer and look at Laudegg Castle dominating the lake.
MONDAY, 1ST APRIL
Today’s optional full-day excursion will take us first to Samnaun, where we can do some value-for-money shopping in this duty-free zone in Switzerland. Later, we shall proceed to Kaunertal. The breathtaking natural beauty of the high Alps is revealed in all its glory and you will be impressed by the magnificence of the Alpine landscape. Our last stop will be a visit to the old Roman road Via Claudia.
TUESDAY, 2ND APRIL
This morning we will leave Tyrol for an optional full-day excursion to Livigno, the famous ski resort in the Alps, offering its breathtaking views of nature and crisp fresh air. Livigno is one of the largest and highest ski areas in the region and a duty-free resort. There is a wide choice of bars, cafés, and restaurants as well as a considerable number of shops.
WEDNESDAY, 3RD APRIL
A different full-day excursion takes us to three localities set amongst the Alps. Our first stop will be in Tyrolean Seefeld, a peaceful village on the plateau surrounded by mountains. We will, later, cross into the Bavarian town of Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany’s largest alpine ski resort and a playground for cyclists, hikers, and mountain climbers. Our last stop shall be at Lake Eibsee.
THURSDAY, 4TH APRIL
Breakfast and checkout. Later we will start our trip back to Munich airport for our Air Malta flight departing at 12.20 pm and arriving in Malta at 2.40 pm.
PRICE PER PERSON
Adult in Quad €719 /*€619
Adult in Triple €779/* €679
Adult in Twin €829 /*€729
Adult in Single €1045/* €945
Child sharing with 2 adults €599/* €499
Half Board (7 meals) €120
* Special price applies when the half board and all excursions are taken.
Air Malta return flights to Munich Airport
7 nights in 3-Star Hotel Edelweiss in Pfunds or similar
All rooms with private facilities and a TV
Daily Buffet Breakfast
Free visit to Oberammergau & Munich
Return airport transfers Services of tour leader
Airport taxes & service charge Insolvency fund
Innsbruck/Swarovski Crystal World €50/ €25
Merano/Lago di Resia €50 /€25
Serfaus/Fiss/Ladis €50/ €25
Samnaun/Kaunertal €45/ €25
Livigno €50/ €25
Seefeld/Garmisch-Partenkirchen/Lake Eibsee €50/ €25
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
City tax of €2.20 per person per day (from 16 years upwards) is to be paid directly at the hotel
Swarovski Crystal World €25.00 Adult/€12.00 Child
Serfaus cable-car €35.50 Adult/€18.00 Child
Lake Eibsee boat trip €16.00 per person