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Austria’s famous Tyrol region is known for its enchanting scenery, and this holiday will allow us to soak up some of the splendid vistas here. Join us in Kirchberg, where we enjoy an all-inclusive break, with three included excursions to take in the surrounding sights.
We’ll stay at the Hotel Lifthotel, and will begin our break with a full day excursion to the towns of Rattenberg and Mayrhofen. Rattenberg boasts beautiful medieval architecture, and is famous for its glass-blowing heritage, while Mayrhofen is surrounded by incredible alpine scenery.
Day One - UK to Germany
We’ll make our way from the UK to Germany, via Calais, and will spend the night at a comfortable hotel.
Day Two - Germany to Kirchberg
In the morning, we’ll continue our journey to Kirchberg. (B,D)
Days Three to Seven - Kirchberg
Over the next five days, we’ll have three included excursions to enjoy. Join us as we explore Rattenberg and Mayrhofen, admire amazing views with a ride on the Achensee Railway from Jenbach to Seespitz and visit Tratzberg Castle. Lastly, we’ll take a scenic gondola ride to the top of the Hartkaiser Mountain, before continuing to picturesque Kitzbuhl. (B,L,D)
Day Eight - Kirchberg to Belgium
As our holiday draws to a close, we’ll make our way from Kirchberg to Belgium after breakfast. (B,D)
Day Nine - Belgium to UK
We’ll return to the UK today, travelling via Calais and then continuing home. (B)
FREE selected drinks between 9am and 10pm in Kirchberg
FREE selected beer, wine, soft drinks, tea and coffee between 9am and 10pm in Kirchberg
Full Day: Achensee Railway And Tratzberg Castle
We’ll enjoy a wonderful journey on the Achensee Railway, admiring the captivating views along the way. Surrounded by the spectacular Tyrol Mountains, this will be a chance to take in the beautiful landscape while relaxing on board Europe’s oldest steam cog railway. We go on to visit interesting Tratzberg Castle.
Full Day: Ellmau, Hartkaiser Mountain Gondola and Kitzbuhl
Enjoy wonderful scenery as we make our way to charming Ellmau, a traditional Tyrolean village. This lovely town boasts a beautiful backdrop - the Hartkaiser Mountain, which we’ll be able to further admire with a gondola ride to the summit. It will then be time to make our way to Kitzbuhl, a village just over the border from Bavaria.
Full Day: Rattenberg and Mayrhofen
Today we’ll enjoy a scenic excursion as we take in the towns of Rattenberg and Mayrhofen.
With the huge Rat Mountain forming a backdrop to Rattenberg, the scenery is second-to-none here. There’s plenty to do, including shopping on the main street, where we’ll find numerous shops selling the crystal glass the town is famous for. Mayrhofen is located in the Ziller Valley and boasts beautiful views, as well as a charming town centre.
Innsbruck walking tour
To learn more about Innsbruck, and to take in even more of the splendid sights, we’ll also be able to join an optional guided walking tour of the city. This will give us greater insight into Innsbruck’s history, and will allow us to tour more of the city.
Half day: Kufstein and St Johann
Enjoy a half day tour of two interesting towns today, as we take in charming Kufstein, dominated by its hilltop fortress, going on to pretty St Johann, with its beautiful baroque church and glorious surrounding scenery.
Innsbruck is a wonderful city and is, in fact, the capital city of Tyrol. Its placement in a valley means it features excellent scenery, with high mountains on all sides. This Alpine scenery makes the city even more mesmerising, but there’s a lot more to see in the city besides its views.
For instance, while at leisure in Innsbruck, you may choose to visit some of the many attractions the city has to offer, such as Ambras Castle, the Rococo-style Helblinghaus and, opposite it, the iconic Goldenes Dachl, which many see as Innsbruck’s symbol. This building features thousands of fire-gilded copper tiles that account for its name, which can be translated as ‘Golden Roof’. It was built for Emperor Maximilian I when he married Bianca Maria Sforza in 1500.