Highlights of the Tyrol & Bavaria – Seefeld, Oberammergau & Fairytale Castles

9 days from £699pp.


Bavarian Castles

Visit: Bavarian Castles, Germany

Linderhof Palace

Visit: Linderhof Palace, Germany

Explore some of the highlights of this beautiful region – a picture postcard scene of lush alpine meadows, towering mountains, emerald green lakes and pretty flower bedecked villages. Add to this the famous fairytale castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof and this wonderful tour is sure to enchant you.

    Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

    Continue to the 4-star Hotel Zum Mohren in Reutte, for a six-night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Oberammergau

    Oberammergau

    Today’s included excursion, takes us across the German border to Schloss Linderhof, a castle of stunning beauty with superb landscaped gardens. We the head to the medieval village of Oberammergau, world famous for the Passion Play that the local people have performed here every 10 years since 1634; the last performance took place in the year 2010. Time will be spent in this picturesque village, of particular interest are the wonderful frescoes on the house facades.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Innsbruck

    Innsbruck

    A full day included excursion, which takes us firstly to Innsbruck, the capital of the Tyrol. Innsbruck’s many fine buildings are a testament to the city’s regal past, including the famous Golden Roof and the Hofburg Palace, whilst Maria Theresien Street is also a must. Our optional sightseeing tour takes in these famous sights, and also the Olympic Ice Stadium, the Bergisel ski jump and the Wilten Basilica, said to be the most beautiful church of its kind in the Tyrol. On our return to Reutte, we make a short stop in the resort of Seefeld. Seefeld enjoys a picturesque setting, framed by lush alpine meadows and overlooked by the mighty Hohe Munde.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Today we enjoy a day at leisure in Reutte. For those with a head for heights, you may wish to take the cable car up the Hahnenkamm, or visit Burgenwelt Ehrenberg and the incredible suspension bridge.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Fussen

    Fussen

    Included excursion, with an exciting day of sightseeing lying ahead, starting with a visit to Bavaria’s most famous fairytale castle - Neuschwanstein - which towers high above an alpine lake near Fussen. Built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria in 1869, this castle was in fact the model for Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle. Later, we enjoy free time in the delightful walled town of Fussen and explore the maze of narrow lanes, or simply relax in a terrace café in the main square.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    St. Anton

    St. Anton

    Today we offer an optional excursion, taking in some of the Tyrol’s highest passes. We start with a drive through the Lech Valley to the popular ski resort of Lech and Zurs. We continue across the Arlberg Pass to St Anton, for a brief visit. We later head across the magnificent Fern Pass – the green mountain lakes providing the perfect finale to our alpine tour.

    To Belgium for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    At a Glance

    Tour Overview

    • 8 nights hotel with continental breakfast
    • 6 evening meals
    • Convenient local joining points
    • Travel by executive coach or upgrade to Silver Service

    Included Excursions

    • Linderhof Castle
    • Oberammergau
    • Neuschwanstein Castle
    • Fussen
    • Seefeld
    • Innsbruck

    Optional Excursions

    • Innsbruck Sightseeing Tour
    • Tyrolean Passes

    Notes

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    Single Room Supplement from £149.00 (9 days).

    Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
    Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
    We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Accommodation

    You will stay for six nights at the 4-star Hotel Zum Mohren in Reutte. This superb hotel, owned and run by the welcoming Ruepp family, is situated in the centre of Reutte, within walking distance of the River Lech. Recently refurbished and renovated to a high standard, the hotel combines traditional hospitality with excellent modern facilities. All bedrooms have refrigerator, safe, flat-screen T.V., telephone and free wifi. Enjoy the culinary delight served in the restaurant, relax with a glass of wine in the bar, or spend time in the excellent Wellness area with swimming pool, Finnish sauna and steam-bath. Whilst in Reutte, those with a head for height should head to the world’s longest rope chain bridge – 405 metres long and 11,270 metres high – which links Ruin Ehrenberg and Fort Claudia.


    Overnight stays in Belgium will be in city style hotels.

    Austria

    Hotel Zum Mohren

    Zum Mohren

    Zum Mohren


    This superb hotel, owned and run by the welcoming Ruepp family, is situated in the centre of Reutte, within walking distance of the River Lech. Recently refurbished and renovated to a high standard, the hotel combines traditional hospitality with excellent modern facilities. All bedrooms have refrigerator, safe, flat-screen T.V., telephone and free wifi. Enjoy the culinary delight served in the restaurant, relax with a glass of wine in the bar, or spend time in the excellent Wellness area with swimming pool, Finnish sauna and steam-bath. Whilst in Reutte, those with a head for height should head to the world’s longest rope chain bridge – 405 metres long and 11,270 metres high – which links Ruin Ehrenberg and Fort Claudia.

    • Swimming Pool
    • English Speaking Staff
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

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      Front row seats can be reserved for £12pp (up to 6 days duration), £20pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £25pp (9 days duration and over) on all European tours. In addition to this seats on the second row can be reserved for £6pp (up to 6 days duration), £12pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £15pp (9 days duration and over). This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on transfer journeys to/from the U.K. port. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law.

      Please note: On some coaches the legroom on front seats may be slightly less than that available on other seats due to the presence of a modesty board in front.

      If your tour is cancelled for any reason and front/second row seats are not available on your new tour you will be refunded the supplement. No other compensation will be payable.

      Alternatively, we can take seating requests on your booking. However, requests are not guaranteed. All seat numbers are confirmed on travel documents approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.

      We guarantee that all passengers on the same booking will be seated together on the main tour coach. Seats on the transfer coaches to and from the U.K. port are not allocated.
      Hot and cold drinks are served on the main tour coaches. Prices are approximately 90p or 1 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by the driver. Drinks may also be served on the transfer coaches but this is not guaranteed.

      Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure and will depend on where passengers are booked to travel from on any particular date as to which route is taken. If you require further detailed information regarding the route to the port you can contact our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 two weeks before you are due to travel.

      With regard to the route taken by the main tour coach, this is determined by the driver.

      All main tour coaches have on-board toilets. Transfer coaches to and from the U.K. port may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air or TGV holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
      All coaches feature air-conditioning. Should the air-conditioning system break down for a period exceeding 12 hours, compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
      We operate a passenger interchange at the Channel port. Transfer coaches, including taxis, minibuses, Megabus and National Express operate to and from the U.K. port. You will join your main tour coach at the port.
      One medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. We may refuse to carry larger or heavier cases. Hand luggage can be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.
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