AUSTRIA – Blumen Corso
Destination: Austria, Kirchberg
Duration: 10 days
Kirchberg’s Blumen Corso is a hugely popular and enjoyable festival when the village is seen at its best. Flower sculptures are paraded through the streets and live bands entertain throughout the day; always enjoyable and make this holiday our best seller!
The Hotel Zentral, Kirchberg. Tel: 00 43 5357 2535
A superb 4 star hotel in the centre of Kirchberg which has long been a favourite with our customers but recent extensions and continuing improvements have made it even better! All rooms are en suite and most have a view of the surrounding mountains. Breakfast is buffet style and there’s a choice of dinner from the second evening. The wellness area with a steam and herbal sauna, infra red cabin ‘kneipp pools’ restrooms and special showers are available for use. Weather permitting a barbecue is held on one evening.
Single room (limited supply) £102.50
Blumen Corso * Grossglockner * Krimml Waterfall * Rattenberg * Steam Train
- Luxury air conditioned extra leg room coach
- Channel crossings via Eurotunnel
- Overnight bed & breakfast outbound & inbound
- Nightly dinner, bed & breakfast in resort
- Packed lunches on days out
- Light lunch in hotel on free days
- Coffee and cake one afternoon
- Daily wine, beer and soft drinks in resort from 1200 to 2030 hours
- Travel card for free public transport & discounted chair lift rides (restrictions apply)
- Excursion programme
- Door to door service (subject to conditions)
Departs approx 0500 arrives back approx 2000
We depart local areas for a midday Eurotunnel crossing to Calais, then make our way to our overnight hotel in Germany.
We continue through Germany, entering Austria at Kufstein and arriving at our hotel in Kirchberg late afternoon.
The day at leisure. You can use your guest card and visit nearby Kitzbuhl or St Johan.
Today we have a day of fantastic mountain scenery as we travel along the Alpine road to the Grossglockner, the highest mountain in Austria at 3798 metres. Sit back and marvel at the scenery and engineering feat of this famous mountain road.
A morning visit to the Tyrol’s smallest town of Rattenberg; the pedestrian main street is dominated by famous glass shops. Afterwards we travel along the Alpbach Tal to the pretty village of Alpbach.
Today we make our way to the Zillertal and take a steam train ride down to Mayrhofen. After free time we travel along the Gerlos Pass to Krimml Waterfall where, time allowing you can enter the Hohe Tavern National Park to visit the waterfall (4€ entry), the highest in Europe.
At leisure. Today is the Blumen Corso; from mid-morning there’s live music and in the afternoon the excellent parade of flower decorated floats winds its way around the town. Festivities continue into the evening with live music and dancing (approx 5€ entry not included).
At leisure in Kirchberg. There is the village swimming pool and lake for those wanting to relax or you could take the chair lift up the nearby Gaisberg. Your guest card gives free travel on local buses and trains (limited destination) and discounts on some chair lifts.
Sadly we have to make our way back through Germany to our overnight hotel.
After breakfast we continue our journey to Calais for an afternoon crossing to Folkestone then onwards to Yorkshire.
NB: A small overnight holdall is required for this holiday