Welcome to Lakes and Mountains 2013
For Summer 2013 we have taken a fresh look at our Lakes & Mountains programme. Our Product & Overseas Teams were charged with coming up with new holiday ideas, destinations and offers. We hope you agree that they really have come up trumps! We're proud of our position as the UK's Number 1 Lakes & Mountains tour operator and we intend to keep it that way, with determined attention to detail, our award-winning Resort Representatives, and the widest choice of resort and travel options - not to mention our reputation for outstanding value for money. See below for some of the main highlights for 2013.
We have updated and extended our great added value offers, bringing you more savings and are delighted to continue our 'cash back' plus Early Booking Discounts at selected hotels and even more 'Inghams Plus' added value extras.
With 51 resorts on the shores of the most beautiful lakes in Europe and Canada and 45 top mountain resorts, enjoy wonderful opportunities for touring, breathtaking vistas, the open air of unforgettable walks and when you add in our City Breaks, there are over 100 destinations in our programme! You can even double your pleasure on a multi-centre holiday. Whether you are hiking or touring, sightseeing or just relaxing, you can count on Inghams, the UK's leading Lakes & Mountains specialist, to be with you all the way.
We continue to expand our range of Inghams PLUS added extras giving big savings for guests when they get to resort, including: Free use of lifts & public transport, Free entrance to local attractions, Free packed lunches at selected hotels and in all our chalets and Chalet Hotels, Free guided walks, Free Wanderwalks, Free Hotel guided walks offered by many of our hotels, Free bike hire and Free afternoon tea & cake when staying at selected hotels and in all our chalets and Chalet Hotels.
New: 12 New Resorts
We have introduced 12 New Resorts. In Austria: Auffach & Bregenz and France: Belle Plagne and Evian. In Italy: Como, Moltrasio and Cernobbio, all on Lake Como; Pallanza on Lake Maggiore; Ortisei, Dolomites. In Germany: Berchtesgaden, Lindau & Lochau, Lake Constance and Bovec, Slovenia.
More: "Half-Board Plus"
Inghams guests can gain even more extra value at certain properties which have enhanced meal arrangements. This is available at all our chalets & Chalet Hotels, plus Hotel Galeazzi in Gardone Riviera and the Hotel Alpina in Seefeld. It includes breakfast, packed lunch, afternoon tea/coffee & cake and evening meals with wine/soft drinks included.
More: Greater Value with Inghams "Cash-Back"
Cash-Back offers feature on selected departure dates across the summer. Save £50 per couple on chalets and Chalet Hotels, and all other properties. These savings will be applied during the online booking process. Please note: Cash-Backs have limited availability so it is first come, first served!
Early Booking Discounts at selected hotels
We continue to drive added value throughout the programme, with savings possible of up to £290 per couple for early bookings! You will see these offers denoted by our Early Booking Discount banners on each hotel page, when available - expiry dates do apply and most early booking discounts have been extended into Spring 2013. You can view a full list of these offers here >>>
Autumn Specials on Lake Garda - Departures 28 September - 19 October: Villa Nicolli, Riva – Villa Rosa, Desenzano – Hotel Galeazzi, Gardone Riviera
Autumn in Lake Garda is a very special time as the season starts to change. The autumn months provide some of the most stunning scenery and are also an ideal time to explore the lake. Our Autumn Special breaks during this period also include a selection of added value at each of the three featured properties.
More: Great Value Chalet & Chalet Hotels
We are delighted to introduce our new Chalet Hotel in Lech, the Montfort. We also welcome the superb Chalet Hotel Des Deux Domaines in Belle Plagne. Since their introduction in 2011 Inghams chalets and Chalets Hotels have become increasingly popular with our guests. Our chalets and Chalet Hotels are run by professional Inghams staff, offering a friendly and a convivial ambience in some of the Alps' top resorts. These Inghams properties offer excellent value 'Half Board Plus' cuisine and drinks, coupled with attentive services of the friendly Inghams team. Our other chalets and Chalet Hotels are:
- Chalet Hotel Al Pigher in La Villa, Italy
- Chalet Hotel Alexandra in Lech, Austria
- Chalet Hotel Ambassador in Saas Fee, Switzerland
- Chalet Hotel Sapinière in Chamonix, France
- Chalet Mara, Kaprun, Austria
- Chalet St. Lukas, Mayrhofen, Austria
New The Bernina Express
New 'Monastery Escapes' in Austria
A stay in a traditional monastery offers true tranquillity and escapism in secluded & peaceful surroundings without modern day interruptions. We have selected 3 Monasteries for their special settings and attractions: 'Kronburg Klösterle & Gasthaus' in St. Anton, St. Georgenberg (Cliff-top) & St. Georgenberg-Fiecht in Lake Achensee - Pertisau.
New 'Walking in the Wilder Kaiser' in Austria
A guided waiking tour, explorering the famous 'Wild Emperor Mountains' in the Austrian Tyrol.
New River Cruises
Many new flights with more 'guest friendly' timings including our own Inghams-exclusive flight from Gatwick to Ljubliana.
New Adriatic Cruises
New: 4 New Multi Centre Holidays
By popular demand, you can now visit 2 resorts in just a week, 10, 11 or 14 days. Resorts must within the same country or chosen from the "2 countries in 2 weeks" selection.
More: Visit 2 Countries in 2 Weeks
Combine Austria with Italy (including the 'Mountain Medley' which twins a week in the Italian Dolomites with the Austrian Alps in Lech), Austria with Germany, and Switzerland with France or Switzerland with Austria, for a contrasting holiday that makes the most of your fortnight away.
Mozart's 'The Magic Flute' on the largest lake stage in the world. Pre-bookable tickets for daily performances in July & August.
These electric bikes make light work of pedalling uphill, allowing you to get out and explore with ease and enjoy the downhills!
Particularly popular areas for E-Bikes and cycling are: Kitzbühel, Westendorf, Fuschl, St. Gilgen, Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Ischgl, Niederau, Oberau, Söll and Ellmau. E-Bikes are available from selected hotels and centrally located sports shops - see resort pages for details of locations and participating hotels. Maps are supplied for the surrounding areas with a simple route grading system to help you choose - more on E-bikes here >>>