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FUSSEN - A WINTER FAIRYTALE

Enjoy sparkling winter walking in Fussen and the magical area of Oberammergau and King Ludwig’s castles.

Bavaria is a true gem of Germany; rich in history, old time traditions, with a unique identity, and a striking beauty. A land of fairy tales, Bavaria is a wonderful place to visit at any time of the year, but we happen to think that winter is extra special. Feel invigorated by the pure mountain air; enjoy long periods of fine weather with clear visibility allowing for spectacular views of snow capped mountain peaks, fairytale castles and stunning winter scenery. We walk through well-tracked gentle forest roads and paths magically transformed by fresh layers of snow.

We are based in the delightful and cosy, 700 year old town of Füssen, just north of the Austrian border, in the heart of the finest holiday region. Its attractive location on the edge of the Alps never fails to captivate visitors. Formed by imposing peaks and an idyllic lakeland area, this was the inspiriation for Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. At an altitude of 800-1,200 metres, it is the highest town in Bavaria.

This is the Königswinkel, home to Bavaria’s most charming attractions such as the stunning and beautifully located palace castles of Neuschwanstein, Hohenschwangau, and Linderhof places of paradise, as King Ludwig used to call them. Our first departure will allow us to see the New Year in this winter wonderland.



WALKING GRADES


Grade 4 walks are normally full or half day walks which may involve cumulative ascent and/or descents of up to 600m. This holiday is from our Winter Spirit programme and will involve either a Winter Sport or Winter Walking.




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    Date
    27 Dec 2016
    Nights
    7
    Grades
    Grade 4/WW
    Depart From
    London (Heathrow)
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    21 Feb 2017
    Nights
    7
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    Grade 4/WW
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    London (Heathrow), Manchester
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  • Itinerary & Map
    27 Dec 2016 - 03 Jan 2017

    Day 1 - Fussen
    We fly from London Heathrow to Munich Airport, on arrival we travel by road 2.5 hours to our hotel in Fussen.

    Day 2 - Fussen
    We enjoy a programme of walks in wonderful wintery alpine scenery for the following 6 days including a walk that takes in the spectacular views of Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein castles, you will have the opportunity to visit these castles should you wish. On a free day we may have the opportunity to visit the, historical town of Oberammergau the centre of the Passion play, and another of King Ludwig’s favourite castles; Linderhof Palace.

    Day 8 - -
    We travel by road 2.5 hours to Munich Airport for our return flight back to the UK.


  • Accommodation
    Filser Kur-und Relaxhotel Füssen

    The three star family run hotel is well located, just five minutes from lake Forggensee, near the centre of town and close to the iconic Neuschwantein castle. Surrounded by the fairytale Allgäu landscapes, you can enjoy the friendly welcome of the hotel, and its’ amenities including a spa, gym and restaurant.

    Breakfasts and dinners are included and the restaurant serves an excellent range of healthy food with high-quality, regionally sourced ingredients. The chef is particularly proud of the wonderful Bavarian Specialities they produce. Dinners are a full four courses with a choice of main. On New Year’s Eve we will enjoy a special festive dinner, followed by an ice cream buffet and a goulash soup at midnight, which will be accompanied by live music.

    Most rooms will have balconies offering superb views of the mountains and the castle. En-suite twin rooms are in the Austrian Style – (which consist of one bed frame fitted with two single mattresses (without a gap) with individual duvets). Single rooms as well as twin are equipped with satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer and safe.
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  • What's Included
    • Return flights and airport transfers.
    • Half board en-suite accommodation.
    • Services of a dedicated leader.

  • Holiday Highlights
    • Lakeland and woodland walks with splendid views.
    • Explore the stunning residences of King Ludwig.
    • Excursions to Oberammergau and Linderhof Castle.
    • We stay in a comfortable spa hotel, in the centre of town.

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    Take a look at our other Winter Sports holidays.

  • Travel Information & Regional Departures
    • Arrival transfer by road (c2hrs 30mins).
    • Flights Heathrow–Munich (c2hrs), British Airways.
    • UK add-on flights from £95 return, British Airways.
    • Upgrades Business Class available, please ask for a competitive quote.

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    Planning a holiday for a group? For a quote or to simply enquire about the possibility of booking this holiday for your Walking Group please fill out the enquiry form below and our dedicated Private Group Department will get in touch with you shortly to discuss your options.

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