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Join our relaxing holiday, based in the picture-postcard scenery of the Brixen Valley at the foot of the Kitzbühler Alps. The typically authentic Austrian village of Westendorf offers many delights, from monumental mountain views, to flower covered balconies and Tyrolean hospitality.
Day Eight - Westendorf to France/Belgium
We leave Westendorf and make our way to France/Belgium for our final overnight stay. (B,D)
We head back to Calais, for our return crossing to the UK, then onward home. (B)
The charming Hotel Post in Westendorf is situated in the centre of the Kitzbuhl Alps, ensuring it enjoys a wonderful position. With excellent facilities and comfortable guest rooms, guests are sure to enjoy their stay here.
Full Day: Grossglockner Pass
Sit back and enjoy the scenery for which the Tyrol region is renowned, as we journey along the stunning Grossglockner Pass.
Full Day: Innsbruck and Rattenberg
Today we visit the beautiful city of Innsbruck, overlooked by the magnificent Karwendel Alps. Explore the historic centre, where top sights include the famous Golden Roof building, or why not venture down the quieter streets, where you might find some tasty local treats, such as smoked meats, traditional schnapps and Sachertorte cakes. We’ll also call at pretty Rattenberg, where we enjoy a traditional apple strudel making demonstration, which we can taste along with a coffee, before calling at the local Kisslinger Glass showroom.
Please Note: This is for 2018 departures only.
Half Day: Kitzbuhl
Join us on our visit to Kitzbuhl, a village just over the border from Bavaria. This charming destination is dominated by an ancient fortress, first mentioned in 1205. Today it houses the local museum, and the biggest open air organ in the world can be found in the castle tower.
Full Day: Munich
The lively capital of Bavaria, located at the foot of the Alps, is a delight to explore. There’s so much to see and do in this incredible city - discover the historical old town, where you can visit the bustling Marienplatz square, or simply admire the city’s incredible architecture with a stroll along the Munich’s bustling streets.
Or, why not visit one of Munich’s famous Bierkellers, or try some of Bavaria’s traditional cuisine from one of the many cafes or street vendors. Bavaria is well-known for its delicious dishes, with popular options including sausage, meats and cheese.
Please note: This excursion to is for 2018 departures only.
Half Day: Zell am See
Located in the Kitzbuhler Alps, along the Zell Valley, the picturesque town of Zell am See is popular with visitors to the Tyrol region. Enjoy the panoramic lake and mountain views and take a stroll in the old town to see St Hippolyte’s Church. Wander along the popular promenade and take in the views or explore the historical centre, home to a medieval tower and gothic church. Those with an interest in local history may choose to visit the town’s Heimatmuseum.
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.
We head south to Kufstein just over the border from Bavaria. Dominated by the ancient fortress, first mentioned in 1205. Today it is the location for the local museum and the castle tower, which houses the biggest open air organ in the world.