Austrian Tyrol, Austria, Alpbach
With a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, the Alphof is a great choice for your summer holiday. Stunning views across the valley can be enjoyed from the terrace. With excellent service and comfortable rooms, this traditionally styled hotel provides a lovely indoor pool, sauna and steam room to relax in. The walkers' bus is 8 minutes' walk from the hotel.
Board basis options available
Surrounded by meadows and forests and set against the beautiful backdrop of the Gratlspitz peaks, this fairytale village has lost none of its ‘olde worlde’ charm with picturesque overhanging eaves and balconies with wonderful flowers. The village is a haven of peace and quiet and surrounded by picturesque walking country, from gentle rambles through meadows and woodland to the highest slopes accessed by the Wiedersbergerhorn gondola. There are several shops, restaurants and cafés with flower decked terraces and the village brass band plays regularly throughout the summer, dressed in national costume. The ‘Alpbach Seenland Card’ gives guests free use of all gondolas and buses in the valley, plus free entrance to many local attractions.
The village has several shops, restaurants and cafés with flower decked terraces and the village brass band plays regularly throughout the summer, dressed in national costume. Guests also receive the new 'Alpbach Seenland Card' which entitles guests staying in Alpbach properties free use of all the gondolas and buses in the valley, plus free entrance to many local attractions.
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Visit Mozart’s birthplace, the Hohensalzburg Fortress, the medieval Old Town and the famous Getreidegasse shopping street. An optional walking tour brings the history of this beautiful city to life.
Neuschwanstein and Oberammergau
Visit King Ludwig of Bavaria’s famous fairytale castle of Neuschwanstein used as the inspiration by Walt Disney for his Cinderella castle in his theme parks. Price includes entrance to the castle. On the way we stop to visit the historic Passion Play village of Oberammergau. Please note there are over 250 steps in the castle, so a good level of fitness is required for this excursion.
Marvel at the natural wonder of Europe’s highest waterfall set amidst the stunning Hohe Tauern National Park. Follow the path right next to the falls for fantastic photo opportunities. Small National Park fee may be payable locally.
Half a day
This excursion takes you via the Brenner Pass to the shores of Lake Garda, the largest lake in Italy. The northern end of the lake is narrow and dominated by dramatic cliffs. Enjoy the typical Italian atmosphere of Malcesine, which lies at the foot of the imposing Monte Baldo, the Botanical Garden of Europe. A cable car can take you to the top of the mountain (5900ft) in only a few minutes (not included) or take an optional boat trip on Lake Garda (not included) and enjoy the Mediterranean climate of this beautiful part of Italy.
Visit the beautiful Hintertux Glacier near the Ziller valley. Possibility to take the gondola up to 3 different stations and see the fantastic glacier (additional approx. €11.50 return for first station 2100m, approx.€21.50 return for second station 2660m where you will end up in the snow and approx.€27.50 return to get all the way to the top 3250m).
Half a day
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