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Festive Austrian Tyrol and Swiss Alps

Overview

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  • Enjoy Christmas in Austria and New Year in Switzerland
  • Celebrate with a festive turkey lunch on Christmas Day
  • Enjoy mulled wine and cookies and live music on one evening in Austria
  • Celebrate New Year in Switzerland with a Gala dinner, with music between courses

Enjoy the opportunity to celebrate the festive season in style, as we head to Austria for a wonderful holiday. We’ll make our way through France and into Austria, staying for five nights at the welcoming Hotel Eggerbrau in Imst. From our base, we’ll discover the vibrant city of Innsbruck, capital of the Tyrol region, as well as pretty Rattenberg. There will also be chance to learn about some of Austria’s traditions, as we visit the Schnapps Museum and Kisslinger Glass Showroom.

Celebrate Christmas during our stay, enjoying turkey lunch on Christmas Day. We’ll also be treated to mulled wine and cookies and live music on one evening, plus a glass of wine with dinner here each evening.

Leaving Austria, we journey into Switzerland, staying at the Hotel Kreuz for four nights. Whilst here, we’ll enjoy visits to Interlaken and Brienz, plus savour a Gala dinner on New Year’s Eve, with music and dancing.


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Itinerary

Day One - UK to France
We’ll make our way from the UK to France, via Calais, and will spend the night at a comfortable hotel.

Day Two - France to Imst
In the morning, we’ll continue our journey into Austria, where we’ll stay for the next five nights. (B,D)

Days Three to Six - Imst
Discover charming Imst and enjoy our excursion programme over the next four days. We’ll explore Innsbruck and Rattenburg, as well as taking an exciting sleigh ride and enjoying lunch on Christmas Day. (B,D)

Day Seven – Imst to Leissigen
Time to say goodbye to Austria today, as we travel westwards into Switzerland and to Leissigen, where we stay for the next four nights. (B,D)

Days Eight to Ten - Leissigen
Admire beautiful scenery from our base in Leissigen, and enjoy our excursion to Interlaken and Brienz, as well as celebrating with a gala dinner on New Year's Eve. (B,D)

Day Eleven – Leissigen to France
Our holiday draws to a close today, as we depart Switzerland and travel into France for our final overnight stay. (B,D)

Day Twelve – France to UK
We’ll return to the UK today, travelling from via Calais and then continuing home. (B)

Hotel Kreuz Leissigen

Found in charming Leissigen and a short distance from Interlaken, the Hotel Kreuz is the ideal place to stay for relaxing breaks near Lake Thun. With great views of the surrounding mountains and fantastic facilities to enjoy, guests are sure to enjoy their stay here.


Rooms at this hotel


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The Local Area

Included Excursions

Full Day: Innsbruck and Carriage Ride

Admire the surroundings as we enjoy a carriage ride, before going on to the charming city of Innsbruck, known as the capital of the Tyrol.

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Full day Interlaken And Brienz

Today we visit the charming town of Brienz, famous for its wood carving heritage. We’ll also visit bustling Interlaken, set between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz and overlooked by the surrounding mountains.

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Full day Rattenberg And Austrian Heritage

Delve into some of Austrian heritage today as we explore the pretty town of Rattenberg, where we’ll also visit an interesting glass showroom, before going on Pill, where we call at the Schnapps museum.

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