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Traditions of the Tyrol

 

Tratzberg Castle
  • Overview

    highlights

    • Discover majestic Tratzberg Castle with a tour
    • Enjoy a cruise on Lake Achensee
    • Experience the traditional Cows Down festival
    • Visit charming Rattenberg, the Tyrol’s oldest town
    • Explore the Tyrolean Farmhouse Museum to gain better insight into this region
    • Make the most of a traditional folklore evening

    Staying in Austria’s stunning Tyrol, take in the superb scenery and discover centuries-old traditions. Admire magnificent Tratzberg Castle, discover the beautiful scenery of Lake Achensee and experience one of the region’s celebrated annual festivals. Watch the cattle procession through a local village, and visit Rattenberg and the fascinating Tyrolean Farmhouse Museum, and enjoy a traditional folklore evening

    Great for:

    • Great for - Culture
    • Great for - History
    • Great for - Nature
    • Great for - Scenery


    decorated cows at Almabetrieb Festival
      
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  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Hotel Alexander Kirchberg

    This wonderful hotel in Kirchberg, with panoramic views of the Hahnenkamm slope, boasts spacious guest rooms decorated in a traditional Alpine style. 
    • All rooms are en suite, with TV
    • Lift access
    • Bar area
    • Restaurant
    • Sun terrace
    • Wi-Fi (additional charges apply)
    • Official four-star rating
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  • Gallery
  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    Rattenberg
    Full Day: Rattenberg and Traditional Tyrol

    Famous for its glass and crystal making, we visit Rattenberg, the oldest and smallest town in the Tyrol. We continue to the outdoor Tyrolean Farmhouse Museum for a fascinating glimpse into the traditional rural life of this region. After our dinner back at the hotel, we enjoy a short trip to enjoy a traditional local folklore evening.

    decorated cows at Almabetrieb Festival
    Full Day: Traditional Cows Down Festival
    Watch the cattle procession through one of the beautiful Tyrolean villages. The herds are traditionally dressed in spectacular headdresses and brought down to the valley for the winter. Browse the market stalls, filled with wonderful produce in honour of the event, and enjoy a wonderful excursion.
    Tratzberg Castle
    Full Day: Tratzberg Castle and Lake Achensee Cruise
    We visit interesting Tratzberg castle, set in a picturesque location in the Ziller Valley, where we learn of its long and eventful history, before continuing to Aachensee Lake to enjoy a scenic cruise amidst the mountain scenery.

    OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


    Salzburg scenery
    Full Day: Salzburg
    The city of Salzburg makes for an excellent excursion, the city famous for being home to the Sound of Music. Enjoy the old town with its impressive fortress and cathedral, take time out to visit the house where Mozart was born or relax in the Mirabell Gardens. 

    There are numerous architectural styles to be found in Salzburg, including Romanesque, gothic, renaissance, baroque and many more modern styles. We’ll be able to admire this architecture throughout our visit, as well as exploring the city itself to see its many attractions.
    Kitzbuhel
    Half Day: Scenic Kitzbuhl Drive
    Enjoy a relaxing drive to Kitzbuhl today, as we travel through a stunning summer landscape to reach this charming medieval town. Take in the beautiful Alpine scenery as we travel, and, once we reach Kitzbuhl, explore this pretty town at leisure.
    Salzburg
    Salzburg Guided City Tour
    The city of Salzburg is known for its splendid architecture, much of which is in the extraordinary baroque style. It’s also known for its use in the ‘Sound of Music’ with the grand views seen in the film visible in real life in the city. We’ll take a guided city tour to uncover Salzburg’s history and to see the sights in this captivating city.

 


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What's included

  • Return coach travel
  • Nine nights accommodation
  • Overnight stays on outbound and return journeys
  • Daily breakfast, eight evening meals
  • Porterage
  • Three included excursions
  • Two optional excursions

Hotel Alexander Kirchberg

This wonderful hotel in Kirchberg, with panoramic views of the Hahnenkamm slope, boasts spacious guest rooms decorated in a traditional Alpine style.

Learn more about the hotel

Hotel Alexander Kirchberg

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This wonderful hotel in Kirchberg, with panoramic views of the Hahnenkamm slope, boasts spacious guest rooms decorated in a traditional Alpine style. 
  • All rooms are en suite, with TV
  • Lift access
  • Bar area
  • Restaurant
  • Sun terrace
  • Wi-Fi (additional charges apply)
  • Official four-star rating
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