Cascades, Crystals & Cruises in the Tyrol

Our leisurely tour of this beautiful area of Austria features the big names: Innsbruck, Zell am See and the smallest town in Austria, Rattenberg, as well as the famous attractions of the Krimml Waterfalls, Swarovski Crystals and a Zell am See lake cruise!
Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at our hotel before dinner.

Day 2 Innsbruck & Lake Achen
Today, we visit the Tyrolean capital city of Innsbruck, home of the famous, ornate 15th century ‘Golden Roof’, designed as a royal box for the Emperor to sit in state above the square below. Other attractions include the Nordkette Cable Car, which transports people from Innsbruck city centre to the peaks of the Karwendel Nature Park within a matter of minutes. After enjoying lunch at one of the many fantastic eateries, we will visit Lake Achen and enjoy a short cruise.

Day 3 Igls Driver’s Day Off
We spend today at leisure in Igls. We may choose to embark on a cable car ride up the mountain or take the bus for a ten minute trip back to Innsbruck in order to further explore the Tyrolean capital.

Day 4 Berchtesgaden & The Eagle's Nest
Today, we will travel through the famous Thurn Pass and onwards to the Krimml Waterfalls (open 1 May – 27 Oct). We will visit the fascinating Water Wonder World and marvel at the spectacular falls before continuing our journey to the pretty town of Zell am See, nestled on the shores of lovely Lake Zell. Here we will enjoy a picturesque circular boat cruise before wandering through the medieval centre and along the lake shore.

Day 5 Swarovski Crystal Worlds & Rattenberg
This morning, we visit the Swarovski Crystal Worlds, full of awe inspiring displays in a sparkling, imaginative world! In the afternoon, we visit the smallest town in Austria, Rattenberg, where we will have time to explore and stroll around the cobbled streets at leisure. The town is famous for its glass and all manner of glassware in many different styles.

Day 6 Departure
After breakfast we begin our journey home.

Bon Alpina Hotel

Igls, Innsbruck
AAA+ Central Location
This charming 3 star chalet-style hotel is located in the village of Igls close to Innsbruck. Each of the 95 modern bedrooms is equipped with a TV and hairdryer. The large Tyrolean style restaurant provides an inclusive meal service while the traditional bar area is perfect for a pre or post dinner drink. The hotel also provides an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, sauna and fitness area. • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Leisure facilities • Coach parking is off-site & free of charge

Bon Alpina Hotel

Igls, Innsbruck
5 Nights Inclusive
2020 Twin from £379pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £136

• Return short sea crossing
• Porterage & welcome drink
• Choice of main on 3 nights
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Themed buffet dinner on 2 nights
• Lunch on 4 days
• Unlimited selected drinks daily 10.00 - 21.00hrs
• Afternoon cake on 4 days
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£379 for 6 days

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