The UK's No. 1 Lakes & Mountains programme featuring over 100 top choices of resorts, cities, cruises & tours. Highlights include the introduction of Meiringen in Switzerland, Bad Reichenall in Bavaria and Gressoney in Italy with our new Chalet Hotel Valverde.
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.
Look out for these great added value offers, bringing you more savings once you get to resort. Always updated and extended every year, this summer you can save up to £600 per couple with our Cash-Back, Early Booking Offers and Inghams Plus savings for 2014.
Once again this year, you can save £50 per couple by booking early on a huge range of properties and dates across the summer. Cash-Backs have limited availability so it is first come, first served!
Many hotels offer Inghams guests a special Early Booking specific to their property which has been extended into Spring 2014. You can view a full list of these offers here, discounts will be applied during the online booking process, were available.
Many of you have told us you don't simply want to sit back and watch the world go by, when on holiday. As part of the 'New Experience More' you are spoilt for choice!
Some of these activities are free, for others there's a small charge, and for all activities you will receive a Free Inghams certificate to mark your success!
Being on holiday and finding a festival is taking place can be the highlight of your holiday. But it's really annoying when you find you've missed one that you really would have liked to have attended.
So as part of our see more, do more theme, here are some of our favourite festivals in 2014. These events really will add priceless memories to your Inghams holiday. For some major events like the Verona & Bregenz Opera Seasons and the Salzburg Music Festival we can book tickets for you before you go.
Fans of Sherlock Holmes will welcome the introduction of Meiringen in Switzerland. It's where in 1891 he met and defeated his enemy, Professor Moriarty! At the Swiss tip of Lake Maggiore lies the quaint, lakeside town of Ascona. Charming Bad Reichenall joins our Bavarian programme. Perched high above Lech in Austria lies Oberlech which boasts some fantastic walking opportunities. Also new in Austria is Kirchberg, just 6kms from world famous Kitzbühel. In Italy, our new summer discovery is Gressoney, a pretty village on the Swiss-Italian border in the shadow of the mighty Monte Rosa. For more details, please call us or request a copy of our new brochure.
Since their introduction to our Summer programme three years ago, Our chalets and Chalets Hotels have become established favourites with our Lakes & Mountains guests. All are run by our own carefully selected teams of Inghams staff, and provide a friendly and welcoming 'home from home' ambience, combined with excellent value for money on our 'Half Board Plus' arrangements. New to this summer's collection, and fitting in beautifully for keen walking guests, is the Chalet Hotel Valverde in Gressoney, ideally located for exploring the spectacular in Monte Rosa region. As you can see from the resort choices set out below, most of our properties are in wonderful mountain walking resorts, from the Austrian Tyrol to the Italian Dolomites and the heart of Switzerland to the French Savoie Alps. There is on exception to the mountain locations, in the Chalet Hotel Galeazzi, set in Gardone Riviera on the western shore of beautiful Lake Garda in Italy, introduced last summer, and still the only Chalet Hotel on the Italian Lakes, the Galeazzi instantly turned out to be an Inghams favourite, and early booking is recommended here for Summer 2014. Our other chalets and Chalet Hotels are:
Are we allowed to call a Monastery founded in 1142 'new'? We're not sure. The Neustift Monastery, lovingly run by Augustinian monks, lies just over the Austria/Italy border near Bixen in Italy and is set in beautiful grounds with its own vineyard. This surely is the place for you if you want to get away from the pressures of everyday life!
Our new 7 day cycling holiday from Passau to Vienna gives you the chance to discover the treasures along the Danube, at your own pace and on well sign-posted tracks. Stay in comfortable 4 star hotels along the way, with your luggage transported for you.
We have several new walking opportunities. Walk the Venosta Valley in Merano; explore rural Croatia; discover the Triglav National Park and the Karavanke Mountains which are the border between eastern and western Europe.
Combine France with Italy, spend the first week at the Chalet Hotel Sapinière in Chamonix, followed by a week in Gressoney at Chalet Hotel Valverde for a contrasting holiday that makes the most of your fortnight away.
Spend a week in our stunning new resort of Gressoney set in the shadow of the mighty Monte Rosa at our Chalet Hotel Valverde, followed by a week in the hotel of your choice beside either Lake Como or Lake Maggiore.
Discover Slovenia by combining the contrasting resorts we feature. Stay in the cultural city of Ljubljana; relax in the beautiful island resort of Bled or head for the mountains; enjoy the wonderful resorts of Kranjska Gora, Lake Bohinj or head to the seaside of Piran-Portoroz, with our new multi centre holidays - Julian Alp Jewels (3-centre holiday), Triglav National Park and the Coast (4-centre holiday) and Best of Slovenia (4-centre holiday).
Diccon Bewes, the award-winning author of 'Swisscellany' – an often humorous, always interesting book of facts and figures about Switzerland. Our exclusive Swisscellany events about Diccon, whereby Inghams guests can enjoy a talk from a Swiss expert about Switzerland in Switzerland. See here for a word from the author and details of our events at selected resorts.
Every booking for our Swiss Rail Tours, Meiringen and St. Wolfgang, will receive a Free copy of the DVD of the BBC series – Great Continental Railway Journeys. Michael Portillo visits many of the countries and resorts featured in our programme in Meiringen and St. Wolfgang. (One DVD per booking while stocks last).
Our new arrangement with Cicerone Publishing enables us to offer you a discount of 20% on over 300 of these respected and reliable guide books, ideal for keen walkers.
Autumn in Riva is a very special time as the season gradually blends from Summer into Winter. The Villa Nicolli recognises that this is the perfect time to relax, rejuvenate and enjoy the tranquil surroundings and offers an exclusive package especially for Ingham's guests.
A new Gatwick to Innsbruck charter flight on Wednesday opens a new range of 10 & 11 night holidays. There are new flights from Leeds-Bradford, Edinburgh and Cambridge to the Italian Lakes and Slovenia has a new Wednesday flight from Gatwick to Ljubjana.
Providing a more competitive selection of child deals for Summer 2014.