Gentle Tyrolean Walks

Gentle Tyrolean Walks

We have many requests from customers who would like to do a little guided walking while on our tours, but do not want to book a full 'walking holiday'.

We have many requests from customers who would like to do a little guided walking while on our tours, but do not want to book a full‘walking holiday’.This tour is our answer to this request.The Wilder Kaiser Region is one of the most scenic and gentle walking areas in the Alps. A qualified walking guide will lead you to some of the most picturesque spots in the Kitzbühel Alps. Discover wildly wonderful Kundl Gorge, romantic Kaiserbach Valley and experience culinary highlights as well as Tyrolean traditions.

 

Tour highlights:

• Walking guide for 2½ days

• Hartkaiser gondola lift

• Kundl Gorge entrance

• Road train

• Cheese tasting

 

Please note: this tour is not suitable for those with limited mobility. Excursions are subject to local weather conditions.

 

This tour is also offered to customers of Woods Travel, Bognor Regis.

Day 1

Morning collection from your home to join the coach for travel to Dover for a late morning ferry crossing to Calais. We continue through France, Belgium and into Germany to the overnight hotel near Saarbrücken.

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Day 2

We continue the journey through Germany and into Austria arriving in the town of Hochfilzen, in time to settle into the rooms before our evening meal.

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Day 3

Today we meet our walking guide at the hotel and head to Ellmau, where we ascend to the summit of the Hartkaiser Mountain (1,530m) by gondola lift. We follow the Rübezahl path which is approximately 1½km long and is lined with 22 carved wooden figures, all created by a local innkeeper with his chainsaw! At the traditional Rübezahl Alm Mountain Inn, (1,172m) popular with international celebrities, we enjoy a local speciality, a ‘Speckjause’ (smoked bacon snack). Finally we walk 20 minutes to the middle station and take the gondola back down the valley.

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Day 4

Our guide takes us for approximately one hour along the shady path to the Griesener Alm (1,024m), gateway to the awe inspiring, romantic world of the Kaiserbach Valley. After a refreshment stop, we visit the Tyrolean Show Dairy for a cheese tasting and then it is approximately one hour walk back to the coach.

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Day 5

After a hearty breakfast we join our guide on an exciting walk through the Kundl Gorge. We reach the entrance of the gorge on a small road train, before enjoying approximately one hour walk along the 3km path which winds its way through the dramatic rockfaces along the roaring Wildschönauer River. After time for refreshments we visit Wildschönau Farmhouse Museum which contains over 1,200 local artefacts dating back to 1795. Later we enjoy a four course farewell dinner at the hotel.

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Day 6

Sadly we say farewell to Austria and commence our return journey through Germany to the overnight hotel.

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Day 7

After breakfast, we return to Calais for the afternoon short sea ferry crossing to Dover. We continue our return journey to East Anglia, arriving by late evening where our door to door service will be waiting to return you home.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Hotel Edelweiss, Hochfilzen (4 nights)

 

Located in the centre of Hochfilzen, this 4 star is in the middle of the Tyrolean Mountains. The hotel features a sauna, steam bath, infrared cabin and pleasant terrace. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, WiFi, telephone, safe, hairdryer and balcony. The hotel has a lift.

 

www.edelweiss-hochfilzen.at

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Harleston Duke William Harleston Duke William Public House
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, Junction Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church
From Price Book Now Call Back Telephone Favourites

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