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Austria; Niederau Ski Week w/Meals

Reference:
OFFHARNIE3
Destination:
Austria
Resort:
Niederau
Property:
Hotel Harfenwirt
Duration:
7 Nights
Board Basis:
Half Board
Rating:
3.5

Includes:

Dates:
  • 23 December (£569 Gatwick)
  • 30 December (£619 Birmingham, Bristol & Gatwick)
  • 6 January (£469 Birmingham, Bristol, Gatwick & Stansted, £499 Edinburgh)
  • 13 January (£469 Birmingham, Gatwick & Stansted, £489 Edinburgh)
  • 3 February (£519 Gatwick & Stansted)
  • 24 February (£529 Birmingham, £579 Bristol, £519 Gatwick)
  • 17, 24 March (£499 Birmingham, £469 Bristol, Edinburgh & Gatwick)
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Hotel Harfenwirt, Niederau

Wild and beautiful – hence the name of one of the Tyrol’s loveliest and most unspoilt valleys.

Hotel Harfenwirt
Hotel Harfenwirt
Hotel Harfenwirt

A great favourite with British guests, the traditional Harfenwirt is run by Herbert Thaler who entertains weekly with his unconvential harp-playing in the nearby Gasthof Bichlwirt.

Insiders guide

  • Skiing up to 1,900m & excellent snow record
  • Interlinked with the Alpbach ski area
  • Short transfers from Innsbruck Airport

Location

  • Ideally located opposite Niederau's nursery slopes
  • Only 5 minutes' walk (500m) from the centre with a ski bus stop outside

Facilities

  • Reception/lounge area
  • Residents' restaurant
  • à la carte stube
  • Two bars, one with TV as well as internet café
  • Leisure area with large indoor pool, saunas, steam room and jacuzzi (free); solarium (pay locally)
  • Wi-Fi internet access (pay locally)
  • Lift

Rooms

All rooms have cable TV, telephone, radio, kettle and hairdryer.

Small twins with separate beds have shower, simply furnished standard Austrian twins* have bath and balcony.

Prices advertised are based on a standard twin room with bath and balcony.

Singles have shower.

Larger superior rooms have bath, seating area and balcony.

*In certain locations, a twin is commonly accepted as referring to two separate mattresses and duvets contained in one large frame. Most hotels have rooms that will take an extra bed if required. These extra beds may be bunk beds, fold-away beds or sofa beds, but the suitability of these beds may depend on each individual. Where an extra bed is added this may limit the space available. Rooms with extra beds are still bookable for two person occupancy although, in this case, the hotelier may allocate a standard-sized twin bedded room without extra beds. Single rooms do not always match up either in size or facilities to twin bedded rooms, even when a supplement is paid.

Meals

  • Buffet breakfast
  • 3 course evening meal with choice of main dish plus salad buffet
  • Special Christmas and New Year dinners included

Nierderau - Ski Juwel area

Classic Tyrolean charm, full of character and unspoilt scenery

Wild and beautiful – hence the name of one of the Tyrol’s loveliest and most unspoilt valleys. Even though Innsbruck is just under two hours away it could be a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Niederau, the first and biggest of its traditional and most charming villages, is ideal for beginner and intermediate skiers, although there are testing runs too. It’s linked with Oberau, just 3km away, by free ski bus service. Auffach, at the end of the valley, has some more challenging slopes and is now linked with Alpbach’s ski area to form, with Niederau and Auffach, the Ski Juwel area.

In recent seasons, the Wildschönau has won awards for ‘Best Family Ski Area’ and ‘Friendliest Staff’, as well as one for excellent piste preparation.

All guests receive the FREE Wildschönau Card, which includes guided winter walks and snowshoeing, FREE entry to local museums as well as discounts for local attractions and activities.

Skiing in and around Niederau

Beginners skiing in Niederau
Niederau is excellent for beginners as the nursery slopes are directly in the centre of each village.

Intermediate skiing in Niederau
The main skiing takes place in Niederau via the Markbachjoch gondola or the Lanerköpfl chairlift. As the Wildschönau is now interlinked with Alpbach, it is ideal for intermediates with many blue and red runs to choose from.

Advanced skiing in Niederau
Along with four exciting black runs and a couple of mogul fields in the valley, most areas offer several off-piste routes for the adventurous skier.

Snowboarding in Niederau
The wide open, easy slopes are suitable for beginners and intermediates. More experienced boarders will enjoy the three funparks (whole area). The 'Race n Boarder' Arena in Niederau has a permenant race track and offers professional training.

Things to do in resort

  • Horse-drawn sleigh rides
  • A full programme of après–ski events
  • Day excursion to Salzburg
  • Snowshoeing
  • Guided winter walks
  • Tobogganing
  • Ski kindergarten
  • Local museum and art gallery

* Additional Charges

If the number of people staying in this room is less than the maximum occupancy, there may be a slight charge for under-occupancy. Bookings made by credit card incure a fee of 1%, American Express 2.5%, no charge for UK debit cards. All other holiday companies charge these supplements; it's just that we are up front about them and inform you of them before you call.

Disclaimer

All property information is the tour operators brochure description and is provided by an independent source. Facilities and amenities described herein can not be guaranteed by the Agent. All holidays are subject to availability changes. When a deal is gone, it is gone.

Certain countries require visas prior to travel. It is your responsibility to check for any necessary visa or inoculation requirements for your destination.

per person
Based on 2 sharing
£469
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