Spoil yourself on our luxury Christmas to the Tyrolean Town of Lermoos. The beautiful town is slightly elevated which gives spectacular views across to the Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain, and the rest of the Wetterstein and Mieminger mountains, providing fantastic views this Christmas. We include a sleigh ride with schnapps, visit to the Passion Play town of Oberammergau, Innsbruck and view the fairytale castle of Neuschwanstein
The 4 star family run Hotel Edelweiss is situated a few minutes’ walk from the pretty village of Lermoos. There is plenty of space in which to relax including a beautiful mountain view terrace, separate lounges and a large bar with regular entertainment as well as a large restaurant offering an excellent choice of food. Each of the spacious en-suite bedrooms have hairdryers and satellite TV, all are served by lift. The Edelweiss also has excellent leisure facilities with an indoor swimming pool and sauna.
Saturday From your front door to the waiting Club Class coach for the drive south. We arrive in France where we continue our journey and arrive at our 4 star overnight hotel, the Novotel Metz Hauconcourt. On arrival, we enjoy a welcome drink, and then meet for dinner.
Sunday After a buffet breakfast we continue our journey crossing the Rhine at Karlsruhe then on beside the Black Forest towards Ulm. We cross the Austrian border at Fussen and soon arrive at our holiday hotel in Lermoos with time to settle in well before dinner.
Monday A relaxing day in our resort, make use of the hotel’s excellent facilities or take one of the free buses to Reutte. Today is when Austrians really celebrate Christmas so this evening we have a Christmas Celebration with champagne reception, traditional music, readings and special 6 course dinner with a visit from Santa bearing gifts.
Tuesday A morning excursion to the fairytale castle of Neuschwanstein, King Ludwigs castle as featured in the film ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ and the inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty’s castle (It is possible to visit the castle but there are steps throughout the castle and very steep inclines on the approach).We return to our hotel for a traditional 4 course Christmas Lunch. This evening our hosts offer a torch light guided tour with hot wine of Lermoos before dinner
Wednesday A leisurely buffet breakfast before our visit to Innsbruck, ‘City of the Alps’, we include a guided city tour with a visit to the awe-inspiring Olympic Bergisel Ski Jump This afternoon we enjoy a wonderful original Tyrolean horse drawn sleigh ride from the village of Axams through glorious alpine scenery followed by music and a glass of gluhwein at ‘The Coachman’s Inn’. After dinner we enjoy an evening of live music in the hotel bar.
Thursday Our final excursion takes us first to the pretty town of Garmisch Partenkirchen, formerly home of the composer Richard Strauss, then on to the famous passion play town of Oberammergau with its ornately decorated houses and Inns, we have time to explore before another scenic drive back to our hotel.
Friday After breakfast we bid farewell to our hosts to begin our journey home. We make our way back through Germany, making time for sightseeing in historic Ulm with its magnificent cathedral then into France, returning to our overnight hotel near Metz. We enjoy our welcome drink before dinner this evening.
Saturday Departing this morning we make our way to Calais as we journey back to England. Heading north we arrive in our home areas this evening after an unforgettable Austrian Christmas.
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