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Christmas in the Austrian Tyrol

6 days from £799*
Departing: December 2017
* Price shown: 22 December 2017 from London Stansted - STN
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LOW DEPOSITS - JUST £49 PER PERSON!

OFFER ENDS 31st AUGUST*

Breathtaking natural beauty

Join us in the heart of the Tyrol. Celebrate the season in a warm and welcoming hotel, surrounded by a landscape of pretty towns and villages set beneath snow-capped peaks. With an included visit to Imperial Innsbruck, and opportunities to join some wonderful optional excursions, this will be a Christmas to remember.

Tour Highlights And Inclusions

  • A guided city tour of Innsbruck
  • A guided lantern walk in Oberperfuss
  • A visit to Seefeld on Christmas morning
  • Gluhwein and cookies on Christmas Eve
  • A festive Austrian dinner on Christmas Eve
  • A three-course lunch with turkey on Christmas Day
  • A four-course farewell evening dinner with live traditional music
  • Five nights' half-board accommodation at the three-star Hotel Krone, Oberperfuss
  • Return flights from your chosen airport to Munich
  • Coach travel and transfers throughout
  • One piece of hold luggage per person
  • The services of a friendly, experienced Tour Manager

Single rooms are available for a supplement

Itinerary

Day One

Fly to Munich and head through the Bavarian countryside into Austria. Our Tyrolean Christmas is based in the traditional village of Oberperfuss, set beneath the Rangger Kopfl mountains - 15 km west of regional capital Innsbruck and close to the well-known cross-country skiing Mecca of Seefeld.

Day Two

Explore the beautiful city of Innsbruck, with its elegant main street, Maria-Theresien-Strasse. Look for unusual gifts among the wooden stalls of the colourful Christmas Market, nestled beneath the famous copper-tiled 'Golden Roof'. Be sure to stop for 'coffee and cake' at one of countless cafes in the Altstadt, this sparkling Alpine jewel's magical heart.

This evening enjoy a guided pre-dinner festive 'lantern walk' in the company of your hosts.

Day Three (Christmas Eve)

Today's optional excursion offers the chance to visit the town of Kitzbuhel to explore its delightful Christmas market, before we board the Zell am See steam train to Mittersill. We'll conclude our day trip with a stop in Rattenberg, known for its crystal glass stores.

Upon returning to Oberperfuss, enjoy a traditional Christmas Eve snack of gluhwein (mulled wine) and cookies, before sitting down to a festive Austrian dinner this evening.

Day Four (Christmas Day)

Today, pay a visit to the delightful nearby resort of Seefeld, before sitting down to a three-course Christmas Day turkey lunch at your hotel. After a relaxed afternoon, dinner will also be served.

Day Five (Boxing Day)

This morning, there's the chance to head to the unusual, but fascinating and spectacular, Swarovski Crystal Worlds on an optional excursion. See crystals large and small, and artworks by the likes of Andy Warhol and Salvador Dali, in a state-of-the-art subterranean space - one of the most striking sights of the whole holiday.

Round off a wonderful festive break with a four-course farewell dinner at the hotel, accompanied by traditional Tyrolean live music.

Day Six

Bid 'auf wiedersehen' to your Austrian hosts, before you transfer back to Munich for your return flight.
Departure Airport Date Price From
Birmingham
Birmingham 22 December 2017 £849
Bristol
Bristol 22 December 2017 £874
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 22 December 2017 £849
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 22 December 2017 £799
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 22 December 2017 £849
London Luton
London Luton 22 December 2017 £809
London Stansted
London Stansted 22 December 2017 £799
Manchester
Manchester 22 December 2017 £869
Southampton
Southampton 22 December 2017 £849

Hotel Krone, Oberperfuss 

This delightful hotel, owned and managed by the friendly Niederkircher Family, is set in the heart of a small village.

Further Information

Combining hotel transfers

We sometimes need to combine transfers to and from your hotel. We always try to keep any wait to a minimum, but you may be asked to wait at the airport for up to an hour, while other incoming flights arrive, before the transfer to your hotel. Similarly, we may need to transfer you back to the airport up to three hours before your flight home departs.

Hotel transfer times

The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately two hours.

European closing times

Shops in Europe will generally close from early afternoon on Christmas Eve until 27th December. Included tours and excursions have been chosen for their scenic or historic value.

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Disabled access

The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Itinerary changes

Occasionally, for operational reasons, we may have to change the order of the excursions on your holiday. The final day-by-day itinerary will be confirmed on your Final Travel Documents, which you will receive approximately three weeks prior to your departure.

Foreign Office travel advice

Visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas.

*Low deposit of £49 per person applies to new bookings made between 1st and 31st August 2017 (inclusive) only. This offer only applies to selected air-inclusive holidays. This offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.

Christmas in the Austrian Tyrol reviews verified by reevooReevoo

Christmas in the Austrian TyrolScores 6.9 out of 10 based on 25 reviews
(6 out of 10)

SUSAN

Winterbourne, Bristol Couple
Oberperfuss was too quiet, nothing at all to do when arriving back at the hotel. The hotel bar was shut on our arrival night and we should have been all together introducing ourselves.
The trips out were superb but we had to return far too early-3.30 and 2.30 (Fri and Sat). We found out about buses ourselves-no guidance from the tour operator-and asked to be dropped at Innsbruck so we could get the cable car. No problems, even though my partner has a disability scooter.
The food was certainly not wonderful-I am used to and like most German foods but SEMOLINA DUMPLINGS FOR PUDDING ON OUR FIRST NIGHT!!!! Nobody ate them all. Christmas dinner was wonderful.
The dining room was more like a canteen with small tables-much better when we put a few together. We were expected to stay on those tables, not move around to acquaint ourselves with others.The staff were very nice mostly but things were done for their convenience, not ours. Certainly not a very Christmassy feel to the place. I should have liked a warmer feel with a few more Christmas touches-we found a fabulous hotel in Kitzbuhl for lunch-so warm, friendly and Christmassy.
Confirmed traveller: 27 December 2016
Published on: 15 January 2017
(7 out of 10)

JAMES

New Alresford Couple
Partially ruined by an inept tour manager. Everything that could go wrong he made sure it did. From losing people, losing himself, misdirecting the coach driver, wrong information regarding excursion, misinformation regarding tap water at meal times, and so on.
Confirmed traveller: 27 December 2015
Published on: 08 January 2016
(10 out of 10)

JOHN

Stanford le hope Family
Holiday was excellent hotel was good No one from Newmarket to meet us on arrival apart from minibus driver who just counted 13 people and did not speak to us.
Confirmed traveller: 27 December 2015
Published on: 05 January 2016
(8 out of 10)

JOHN

Rochester Couple
Good value for money, spoilt by shambolic Tour Manager
Confirmed traveller: 27 December 2015
Published on: 04 January 2016
(7 out of 10)

Ian

Swindon Couple
Firstly we enjoyed our holiday as Austria is a wonderful country, however we have some concerns as follows:
The positive elements were : Clean hotel with some very nice food, Freddie, our bar tender, was excellent and polite, a credit to the hotel.
Negatives for the hotel : There was a rude (male) waiter who served us the food in the restaurant, from previous comments last year he sounds like the same member of staff who customers complained about. We waited fifty minutes one evening between the soup course and the main, only two staff serving ( again exactly like previous comments) this staff member was curt and had no time for us Brits, however he appeared to be a better with the Dutch guests.
There is no where on your web page that states its a cash only hotel, this is a big negative as many other hotels world wide allows guests to charge drinks on the room. one evening I forgot to pay for some bottled water and was made to feel as if I were a thief.
We asked the male owner if they could book us a cab, he offered to take us in his car, four adults passengers squashed in the small car made for an uncomfortable drive into Innsbruck. he charged us 35.00 euros, only the return journey with a metered cab we were charged 31.00 euros, we feel he ripped his own guests off by over charging us.
Roger the guide was very polite but sadly got his timings wrong and we nearly missed our flight back to Gatwick.
Confirmed traveller: 27 December 2014
Published on: 06 January 2015