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Lakes & Mountains and Austrian Tyrol
Plus a touch of Italy & Germany
VISITING Oberammergau, Pfunds, Merano,Lago di Resia, Kaunertal, Landeck, Serfaus, Fiss, Ladis, Swarovski Crystal World, Innsbruck, Livigno, Seefeld, Garmisch-Partenkirchen & Lake Eibsee
Free visit to Oberammergau
Group 1 28th July – 4th August
Group 2 11th – 18th August
Group 3 18th – 25th August
Group 4 25th August – 1st September
Group 6 22nd – 29th September
We meet at the airport at 6.45am for our Air Malta flight departing at 8.45am and arriving in Munich airport at 11.05am. On arrival we drive towards Oberammergau, famous for its once-a-decade performance of the Passion Play, its woodcarvings by local artisan and the frescoe paintings on houses. These 18th century paintings incorporate scenes from the Bible, fairy tales and folk festivals. We will have time for lunch (extra) and also have some free time for personal sightseeing. We later proceed towards Pfunds where we check-in at our 4 star Hotel Tyrol.
On our first optional full day excursion we cross over to Italy, passing through the Dolomite region arriving in Merano, which was the old capital of the Tyrolean region. We drive through wonderful mountain scenery till we reach this Italian medieval town, centred on Gothic Via dei Portici. On our way we make a short stop in Lago di Resia on the Reschen Pass.
Today’s full day optional excursion takes us to Kaunertal and Landeck. In Kaunertal the breathtaking natural beauty of the high Alps is revealed in all its glory. The magnificence of the Alpine landscape will surely leave us gazing in awe! Early afternoon we proceed to Landeck where we have the possibility to do some shopping.
The morning is free to enjoy at our leisure or one can join the tour leader for a walk around Pfunds taking us through the serene streets with decorated houses, dwarfed by pine clad mountains rising steeply into an unspoilt countryside. We have time to hear Mass. Late in the morning we take an optional half day excursion to visit the picturesque villages of Serfaus, Fiss and Ladis. Our first stop will be in Serfaus, where we have time to go on the mountain by cable car (extra). Later we drive to Ladis, passing through Fiss. We stop in Ladis and walk around Lake Landerer and take a look at Laudegg Castle from the exterior. Our last stop will be a visit to the old Roman road Via Claudia.
We board the coach for a full day optional excursion driving towards Innsbruck, capital of Tyrol. Our first stop will be at the world famous Swarovski Crystal World (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 round the narrow streets and pavement cafes. We see the Golden Roof, the Hofburg Palace and Maria Theresien Strasse, a main shopping street, full of historic architecture and sightseeing paradise.
This morning we leave Tyrol for a full day optional excursion driving to Livigno, the famous ski resort in the Alps, offering its breathtaking nature and crisply fresh air. We have time to explore and enjoy this exceptional village and its exquisite landscape. 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. On our return to the hotel, time permitting, we can stop in the Latteria de Livigno where we can buy Livigno cheese (extra) or simply indulge in an ice-cream (extra), Italian style!
Our last optional full day excursion takes us to visit two villages, starting with the peaceful village of Seefeld, dominated and surrounded by mountains. Here we can stroll around and do some last-minute shopping. Our next stop will be in Garmisch Partenkirchen, a town with a history taking us back to 15AD. This town is one of the busiest year-round holiday destination with impressive historic lovingly painted houses. Our last stop will be in nearby Lake Eibsee, situated at the foot of Germany’s highest mountain, the Zugspitze. If the boat service is available we can take a boat trip (extra) or rent a paddle boat (extra) on the emerald green lake, a truly unique experience!
We check-out of our rooms and leave for Munich airport for our Air Malta flight departing at 12.10pm and arriving in Malta at 2.20pm.
Price per person
GROUP 1-4 GROUP 6
*€529 / €629 Adult in Triple €499 / €599 Adult in Triple
*€569 / €669 Adult in Twin €539 / €639 Adult in Twin
*€639 / €739 Adult in Single €609 / €709 Adult in Single
*€389 / €489 Youths under 14 years €359 / €459 Youths under 14 years
€99 Half Board €99 Half Board
* Special price applies when half board & all excursions are taken
Air Malta return flights to Munich airport
7 nights in 4 star Hotel Tyrol in Pfunds or similar
Rooms with private facilities, TV, hairdryer, safe & free Wi-Fi
Daily buffet breakfast
Free use of indoor swimming pool & wellness & spa area
Free visit to Oberammergau
Return airport transfers
Services of tour leader
Airport taxes & service charge
Child under 12yrs pays half price
Merano/Lago di Resia €49
Seefeld & Garmisch-Pertenkirchen & Lake Eibsee €44
NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE
City tax of €1.90 per person per day (from 16 years upwards) is to be paid directly at hotel
Serfaus cable-car €18.50 per adult/€15.00 per child
Swarovski Crystal World €17.00 per adult/€7.50 per child
Latteria di Livigno €5.00 per person
Lake Eibsee boat trip €12.00 per adult/children
* All above prices are subject to change