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Wonderful scenery and spectacular journeys...

Highlights of the Tyrol

 

Innsbruck
  • Overview

    highlights

    • Enjoy a moonlit steam ride on the Achensee Railway
    • Journey by gondola above Innsbruck and enjoy dinner with panoramic twilight views
    • Savour coffee and cake at the Aurach Wildlife Park in the Kitzbuhl Alps
    • Taste traditional meats and schnapps and enjoy a Tyrolean folklore evening

    Join us and take in the wonderful scenery, traditional foods and warm hospitality of Austria’s beautiful Tyrol. From the regional capital to quaint villages, we’ll enjoy spectacular journeys and places of interest along our way.

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    • Great for - Railway
    • Great for - Scenery


    Ziller Valley
  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Hotel Plankenhof

    • Hotel Plankenhof

    The Hotel Plankenhof is a charming property, listed as a Gothic house since 1460 and run by the Enzenberg family for eleven generations. Guests are assured of a warm welcome here and will be tempted to try the traditional schnapps, distilled on site.

    • Bedrooms have telephone, safe, satellite TV
    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Lounge
    • Official 4-star rating
  • Gallery
  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    Nordkette Cable car
    Innsbruck & Nordkette Mountain
    Today we’ll visit the wonderful city of Innsbruck, known as the capital of the Tyrol region. Enjoy an interesting guided city tour, before joining the Hungerbergbahn cable car, taking in the views of the city below. We’ll enjoy dinner at the Seegrube restaurant as night falls over the valley below.
    Kitzbuhler Alps
    Kitzbuhl Alps & Aurach Wildlife Park
    Heading down the Inn Valley, we’ll arrive in Oberndorf and take a guided tour of the traditional farmhouse, before continuing on to call at the pretty resort of Kitzbuhl. Our next stop is the lovely Alpine Wildlife Park in Aurach, where we can see the animals, enjoywonderful mountain views as well as relaxing over an included coffee and cake.
    Achensee train
    Moonlit Achensee Railway
    Enjoy a leisurely morning before we go to see Lake Achensee, calling at Pertisau for chance to explore and take in the views.  Later this evening, we’ll take the Lake Achensee Railway from Jenbach to Eben and enjoy dinner and a traditional Tyrolean evening at the Kirchenwirt Restaurant, before returning by moonlight.
    Ziller Valley
    Ziller Valley
    Today we journey to the scenic Ziller Valley, where we call at the traditional Speckstube for an insight into the local meat and sausage delicacies. We’ll also see the Ziller traditional costumes, before returning to our hotel, where our hosts will give us an interesting talk and tasting of local schnapps distilling.

    OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


    Brenner Pass, Tyrol
    Full Day: Brenner Pass to Vipiteno
    Sit back and relax as we take a relaxing drive over the stunning Brenner Pass to the pretty Italian town of Vipiteno in the beautiful South Tyrol. Here, we'll have time to explore at leisure to discover the picturesque scenery and wonderful attractions. 
    Rattenberg
    Rattenberg
    Visit the charming little town of Rattenberg, famous for its glass-blowing heritage, where the colourful main street is dominated by window displays of glass craft. Enjoy a stroll and why not try one of the traditional cakes or apple strudel in one of the quaint cafes.
    Swarovski Crystal World
    Swarovski World
    Opened in 1995 to mark the 100th anniversary of the company’s founding, join us on a trip to fantastic Swarovski Crystal World, for an insight into this popular brand. Enjoy a walk in the beautiful gardens, see the famous ‘giant’ and admire glittering displays.
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What's included

  • Return flights & transfers
  • Seven nights half-board
  • Personal audio guide
  • Services of a local guide
  • Four included excursions
Hotel Plankenhof

Hotel Plankenhof

The Hotel Plankenhof is a charming property, listed as a Gothic house since 1460 and run by the Enzenberg family for eleven generations. Guests are assured of a warm welcome here and will be tempted to try the traditional schnapps, distilled on site.

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Hotel Plankenhof

  • Hotel Plankenhof

The Hotel Plankenhof is a charming property, listed as a Gothic house since 1460 and run by the Enzenberg family for eleven generations. Guests are assured of a warm welcome here and will be tempted to try the traditional schnapps, distilled on site.

  • Bedrooms have telephone, safe, satellite TV
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Lounge
  • Official 4-star rating
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