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Inghams Family Breaks: Mountains of Family Fun

  • With more families opting for unspoilt, traditional locations away from the typical overpriced crowded beach resorts, guests can choose from Inghams superb selection of 17 top quality hotels, in over 10 family friendly resorts throughout Austria and Italy with each offering guests a FREE activity, excursion or travel card.

    Inghams is offering an online discount of £75 per person for departures in July and August 2010 for guests who book by the 31 May 2010, so families can save up to £300 on their summer holiday.

    Whilst on their holiday, families can choose from an extensive range of activities such as horseriding through stunning alpine scenery, learning to bake bread at the local farm or kayaking and rafting in fresh water lakes. Plus each individually selected hotel also offers kid's clubs and supervised activities for children as well as spa and health facilities for parents who need some pampering.

    Andy Perrin, Inghams CEO says "Europe's lakes and mountains are home to some fantastic family friendly resorts, ideal for those seeking to spend some quality time together in the great outdoors. We are delighted to be able to offer family fun-filled holidays at an excellent price even during the summer season with each one offering a wealth of activities, such as horse-riding and mountain biking and a number of our packages including meals and added extras such as free ice cream and theme park entry."

    "This year we've seen a 25% year on year rise in family bookings with many more families choosing a lakes and mountains holiday, so we are delighted that we can offer them a tailored break that appeals to the whole family." She continued.

    Kids get active in the mountains!

    Inghams family holidays are the perfect way to get kids off the sofa, away from the telly and out into the fresh mountain air. With a range of resorts offering an endless choice of action packed activities, such as windsurfing, canoeing, mini golf, tennis, white water rafting and mountain biking, even the mostly lively children will be happily exhausted at the end of each day. Parents can also get active by taking long mountain walks in the fresh mountain air or morning swims in sparkling freshwater lakes.

    Added value and Inghams Plus

    It is often the little extras that can transform a family holiday. Inghams Plus takes care of those added extras, whether it's a daily packed lunch, unlimited ice cream, a game of mini golf, a glass of wine to wash down the evening meal or use of mountain bikes.

    MOUNTAIN BIKING IN OBERGURGL

    Set in the scenic Ötzal valley, the resort of Obergurgl in Austria is perfect for a family summer holiday offering guests the chance to enjoy alpine walks, mountain biking excursions and climbing. The FREE three day Ötztal summer card is available for all guests booking a stay in Obergurgl and entitles families to free bike hire, mini golf, free use of public transport, free entrance to outdoor pools and swimming lakes, local museums and national parks and a discount on the Tabalugals children's adventure programme. The programme, available through the local tourist office is for children age 6-12 years, offers fun filled adventures such as pirate rafting, canoeing, baking bread and llama trekking. Guests can also visit stables at the Haflinger Hotel and try their hand at horse riding lessons or join the experts on a pony trek.

    Inghams is offering seven nights half-board accommodation at the 4* Hotel Bellevue from £636 per adult and £202 per child, departing on 7 August 2010 based on a child sharing a room with two adults, return flights from Birmingham and resort transfers. This price includes the online discount, free daily packed lunch, daily homemade cake buffet, three guided walks per week, kid's club from 9:30-4:30 (4-12yrs) and child supervision from 7-8:30pm. Flights are also available from Gatwick (+£39), Manchester (+£61), Exeter (+£61), Leeds-Bradford (+£65) and Edinburgh (+£81). For more information visit inghams.co.uk/families or contact 0208 780 7760

    HAPPY FAMILIES IN HINTERGLEMM

    Located at the end of Saalbach Hinterglemm Valley is Hinterglemm, a pretty Austrian village and natural adventure playground for families. Each visitor to the region will receive a FREE Hinterglemm summer card offering free use of all cable cars and chair lifts in the Glemm Valley, ten free guided walks, free entrance to Saalbach's waterpark, free use of Hinterglemm's indoor pool, free use of tennis courts, free museum entrance, free use of the Glemm valley sightseeing train and further discounts on local attractions.

    Inghams is offering seven nights half-board accommodation at the 4* Hotel Glemmtalerhof from £658 per adult and £174 per child, departing on 4 August 2010 based on a child sharing a room with two adults, return flights from London Gatwick and resort transfers. This price includes the online discount, free daily packed lunch, afternoon cakes, daily guided walks including family walks, guided bike tours twice a week, free use of indoor pool, sauna, gym and outdoor pools in resort. Flights are also available from Manchester (+£61), Exeter (+£61), Birmingham (+£54) and Edinburgh (+£81).

    For more information visit inghams.co.uk/families or contact 0208 780 7760

    LAKESIDE LA DOLCA VITA IN PESCHIERA

    Situated on the shores of Lake Garda in Italy, Peschiera is the ideal spot for a family holiday. Boasting two lidos, tennis courts and horse-riding, families can take advantage of Peschiera's lakeside location by jumping on one of the daily boat trips to explore the pretty towns of Bardolino or Sirmione.

    Just a short bus ride away from Peschiera are two of Italy's most popular theme parks, Aqua Paradise Water Park and Movieland theme park. Inghams is offering guests a complimentary 24 hour adventure park ticket for families booking a stay in Peschiera.

    Inghams is offering seven nights all-inclusive accommodation at the 4* Parc Hotel from £549 per adult and £199 per child, departing on 18 August 2010, based on a child sharing a room with two adults, return flights from London Gatwick to Verona and resort transfers. This price includes the online discount, buffet lunch, beer, wine and soft drinks with evening meal, free ice cream during the day, free use of bikes, evening entertainment, free entrance to the hotel's wellness areas and a 20% discounted on green fees at the Golf Club Paradiso. Flights are also available from Southampton (+£39), Bristol (+£44), Birmingham (+£45), Manchester (+£49) and Newcastle (+£64).

    For more information visit inghams.co.uk/families or contact 0208 780 7760

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