Bavarian Forest Winter Wonderland Huskies And Igloos
- Duration: 8 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TANG3610
- Travel Type: Coach
8 Day Tour - Tour No AW2077
This region enchants with quiet, unspoilt landscape, picturesque mountains and snowy towns and villages. Discover the Bavarian Forest with an included visit of the Sled Dog Farm.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1 Early morning departure to Dover for the crossing to Calais. Continuing the journey to the overnight stop in Forbach.
Day 2 You will travel on into Germany and to the Bavarian Forest and the hotel for a five night stay.
Days 3 to 6 During your stay in Hohenau, we have included the following excursions for you to enjoy:-
A visit to the husky farm of Dreisessel where you get interesting insights into the housing, feeding and training of huskies. In the afternoon you will travel to the Igloo village, where you will learn many interesting stories about igloo building and the village and also have some free time to explore before returning to the hotel.
An excursion to Vilshofen, where you will visit Aldersbach Abbey, a former Cistercian monastery with its own brewery. Brewing was first recorded in the monastery in 1268 and in 1811 the abbey brewery was passed to Johann Adam von Aretin whose family still own it today. You will enjoy a guided tour including a Bavarian snack. Continuing on to Passau in the southeast of Germany and located at the Austrian border. Situated at the confluence of the Rivers Danube, Inn and Ilz. Passau is known as ‘The Three Rivers City’ and we have included a guided tour of the old district.
Today you will visit the Joska Crystal Adventure World and discover a treasure trove of crystal in all its glory from sophisticated wine glasses and glittering candlesticks to chic chandeliers and crystal artefacts of all kinds. You may have the chance of blowing your own glass ball. Continuing on to the Great Arber Mountain Nature Reserve in Bayerisch Eisenstein, the highest mountain in the Forest with stunning views.
A drive to Cesky Krumlov, a beautiful city in South Bohemia with quaint houses, a grand 13th century castle and situated on the banks of the Vitava River. We have included a guided walking tour of this medieval town whose architectural heritage has remained intact. Afterwards you will have free time to explore before returning to the hotel.
Day 7 Time to depart Germany and head back to Forbach for your overnight stop.
Day 8 After breakfast, depart the hotel and commence the homeward journey.
Included In CostIncluded In Cost
- Coach travel
- return ferry crossings
- 2 overnights, dinner, bed & breakfast
- 5 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- a welcome drink
- visit to Joska Crystal Adventure World
- 2 hour guided tour of the Sled Dog farm including a non-alcoholic beverage
- guided visit to an igloo village including mulled wine & punch
- guided city walk of Passau (approx. 1.5 hours)
- guided walking tour of Cesky Krumlov (approx. 2 hours)
- guided visit of Aldersbach Abbey and brewery including a Bavarian snack
ImagesCesky Krumlov © Czech Tourism
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Your Holiday Hotel Hohenauer Hof Hotel
A cosy comfortable hotel located on the idyllic, quiet market square of Hohenau, with wonderful views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, telephone and radio. Lift, bar, restaurant, beautiful indoor pool with sauna, solarium and infrared cabin.
Overnight Hotels All bedrooms are en-suite.
Single room supplement £116
Holiday insurance £33.00 (70 years and over £56.50)