Austria, Austrian Tyrol
This small and picturesque village is set in the heart of the Stubai valley, one of the most scenic in the Tyrol. Surrounded by pine forested slopes on all sides, there are more than 50 mountain huts dotted around the hillsides, and 4 separate walking areas each with a gondola and a variety of trails, all linked by the valley bus. There are magnificent views from the Stubai glacier at the end of the valley, and regular transport to Innsbruck offers the chance of sightseeing in the historic capital. Neustift is a lively village in high season with many outdoor cafés to sit and enjoy the views and para-gliders, and regular brass band concerts and Tyrolean evenings each week.
Resort Code: ATNE
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Transfer Approx. 45mins by coach.
Supplements may apply on some flights
Self drive is available
Car hire available: Yes
Evening resort bus service: No
Local bus services:
Parking available: No
Resort Ski bus available: No
Neuschwanstein Castle & 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. Price includes castle entrance fee.
Full day, £46 (castle entrance included)
Journey over the border for this popular full day excursion into Italian province of South Tyrol. Enjoy lunch in the famous spa town of Merano with its ‘Ladino’ culture, an interesting mix of Austrian and Italian influences.
Full day, £36
Lake Achensee & Rattenberg
Travel along the Inn Valley to Tyrol’s largest lake. Perhaps take a trip on the popular steam train or enjoy a scenic boat trip (optional). Also visiting Rattenberg, famous for its Crystal glass production.
Full day, £28
SPECIAL OFFER FOR INGHAMS GUESTS
Pre-book 2 full day excursions and receive the Lake Achensee & Rattenberg excursion at half price. The half price excursion can only be booked in the resort.
With a vast amount of both high and low level walking available, as well as numerous other activities, holidays in Neustift and the Stubai Valley have something for everyone. In addition, regular transport to Innsbruck offers the chance of sightseeing and shopping in the Tyrol's historic capital. Neustift is a lively village in high season with regular brass band concerts and Tyrolean evenings, whereas Milders, approximately 3km away, enjoys a tranquil setting and is popular for its direct access to walking routes.
In & Around Neustift
‘Stubai’ Super Card
Free to all guests
Neustift’s great value ‘Stubai Super Card’ includes:
NB Subject to change. The card will be given to you on arrival.
Neustift’s central location in the Stubai Valley makes it a walker’s paradise with 850km of marked trails offering everything from easy valley walks and moderate paths to summer farms to more challenging high altitude paths up to fixed rope routes. Wander from one end of the valley to the other following the river or take the higher paths and explore Stubai’s many peaks, gorges and waterfalls. There are more than 50 mountain huts and farms dotted about on the hillsides and many are easily reached on foot
GETTING AROUND I The valley offers excellent rambling for all levels and there are 4 separate walking areas all linked by valley bus and each with a gondola and a variety of trails:
ELFER, Neustift I Neustift’s own gondola directly opposite Hotel Berghof is the main area for the paragliders with extensive woodland walks and many mountain huts. Popular walks include the 5 hour panoramic path from the Elferhut to the Karalmhut and Pinnisalmhut.
STUBAI GLACIER, Mutterberg I One of the most impressive views in Austria - at a height of 3,200m the ‘Top of Tyrol’ plateau on the Stubai Glacier offers breathtaking vistas and a unique glacier walk to Austria’s second highest mountain restaurant.
SERLES, Mieders I Very popular walks from the top of Serles lift including an easy 5 hour trail to the healing fountain at the Maria Waldrast monastery and back down to Mieders. Also Europe’s second longest summer toboggan run – a great way for all ages to descend the mountain after a day’s walking.
SCHLICK 2000, Fulpmes I Take the lift to the top Kreuzjoch station for numerous walks, idyllic alms and huts. Lovely walk down to the viewing platform at the mid-station via the ‘Panoramic’ lake, as well as children’s nature trails and adventure areas.
‘Alpine School’ Guided Walks I Very popular with Inghams guests, Neustift Tourist Office’s ‘Alpine School’ runs an excellent programme of FREE daily guided walks around the Stubai valley with a professional mountain guide.
NORDIC WALKING I An excellent area for Nordic Walking. There are extensive trails and 11 specially marked Nordic Walking routes, ranging from 4km to 18km long