Crystals & Christmas in Bavaria & Austria

5 Days

6th Dec 2018 - £699 pp

XA12

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Overview

Swarovski Crystal World’s Winter Wonderland adds sparkle to the festive season in Austria’s Tyrol - fairytale gardens, crystal chambers, an extensive shop and restaurant make it a magical and chic attraction. Add to this Christmas markets in Munich, Innsbruck and Seefeld in Tyrol, plus the opportunity to visit magnificent Neuschwanstein Castle, the inspiration for Disney’s Magic Kingdom, and a dream winter break awaits you.


Swarovski Crystal World

Innsbruck

Swarovski Crystal World

Seefeld Christmas Market

Swarovski Crystal World

Neuschwanstein Castle


Swarovski Crystal World

Itinerary

Day 1: UK to Munich
Join at your chosen airport for the flight to Munich (flight time around 2 hours). On arrival transfer to the 4 star Maritim Hotel. The rest of the day will be leisure with time to visit the Christmas Market (flight time permitting), open daily from 10am – 9pm.

Day 2: Munich to Seefeld
This morning we have a guided walking tour of central Munich with time at leisure. This afternoon we travel by coach through scenic Bavarian and Austrian countryside to Seefeld in Tyrol which jointly with Innsbruck hosted two winter olympics (journey around 1 hour and 40 minutes). Check into the chic, 3-star family run Hayman Hotel in the heart of the town. Dinner at the hotel.

Day 3: Innsbruck & Swarovski Winter Wonderland
This morning we travel the short distance by coach to Innsbruck, the Capital of the Tyrol, located in a valley between the mountains with stunning views all around, traditional architecture and a rich history. We have a guided tour and time to enjoy the Christmas Market which opens at 11am. Mid-afternoon we continue the short distance to Swarovski Crystal Worlds which opened in 1995 to mark the centennial anniversary of the company’s founding. Enjoy this stunning park with amazing crystal sculptures, crystal chambers, a shop and restaurant. Return to Seefeld early evening. Dinner at the hotel.

Day 4: Seefeld
Today is at leisure in Seefeld. Alternatively, join our optional £49pp day excursion to Neuschwanstein Castle with a guided tour plus a visit to Oberammergau, famed for its Passion Play - Note: castle access is via some steep slopes and steps.

Day 5: Seefeld to Munich to UK
Check out of the hotel after breakfast and transfer by coach to Munich airport for return flight to the UK.

Note: Snow not guaranteed. Events and order of itinerary subject to change.

Accommodation

Maritim Hotel Munich
Maritim Hotel - 4-star - Munich
The Maritim Hotel Munich is located near the main station and town centre. All rooms have been freshly renovated and include private bathroom, balcony, radio, telephone, flatscreen cable-TV, hair dryer and safe. The hotel has a Panorama roof top indoor pool and a sauna. There is a restaurant, bar and piano bar. Breakfasts are buffet style.

Haymon Hotel - 3-star - Seefeld
Rated 5 stars on trip advisor, this hotel comes highly recommended. The Haymon is a 3 star family run hotel at the beginning of Seefeld’s pedestrian area, near the town centre. Well furnished rooms in Tyrolean style, the international kitchen, and cosy chimney bar are all warm and welcoming. All rooms have private bathroom, balcony, radio, telephone, flatscreen cable-TV, hair dryer and a safe. The hotel offers free wifi, a sauna that is free to use for its guests and you will also be provided with a free pass for the regional buXAses in the Olympiaregion. Breakfasts are buffet style and dinners are 4 courses with a choice of main course.


Haymon Hotel

Haymon Hotel

Bar

Lobby

Haymon Hotel

Library

Restaurant

Included

  • Escorted throughout abroad

  • Return flights with hand luggage to Munich from a choice of UK airports - see below

  • 1 night sharing a twin/double room at the Maritim Hotel Munich on bed and breakfast basis

  • 3 nights sharing a twin/double room at the Haymon Hotel Seefeld on half board basis

  • 4 breakfasts

  • 3 dinners

  • Excursions as stated (Neuschwanstein Castle optional excursion £49pp)

  • All transfers abroad


ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS:
  • Single room supplement £48
  • Flight Information

    Flights are possible from Heathrow, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham & Southampton. All are subject t­­­o availability at time of booking and some may have a supplement. Flight time around 2 hrs each way. Flights include 1 carry on bag per person - weight & size of each subject to airline restrictions checked in baggage is available at an extra cost. • Please call us on 01895 83 33 33 to discuss your flight requirements.