New Year in an Italian Castle

New Year in an Italian Castle

Celebrate the New Year in an Italian Castle

7 Exhilarating Days Luzern to Milan – Escorted Tour Imagine staying in a glorious 900 year old Italian Castle set in the charming foothills of the Italian Dolomites and enjoying a sumptuous New Year’s Eve Gala dinner. With visits to medieval Innsbruck, the chic ski resort town of Cortina d’Ampezzo, the canals of Venice and Lake Garda you will have a memorable experience!

Drive through the stunning Dolomites

Enjoy a day strolling beside Venetian canals

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Your Innsbruck Hotel – Grauer Bäer Superbly located just 200 metres from the historic city centre, this hotel has 196 rooms with private facilities. A hotel with style and tradition, a restaurant, bar, sauna, steam-bath, solarium and a gym. 1

DAY 1 ~ 28 DECEMBER Luzern

Your tour commences this evening in Luzern. Dinner tonight is included, but first we enjoy a welcome drink. This is an ideal opportunity to meet and get to know your fellow travellers. Meals: D

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Your Luzern Hotel – Hotel Schweizerhof

DAY 3 ~ 30 DECEMBER CastelBrando

This 5 star hotel located on the banks of the Lake, in the heart of Luzern’s old town, is one of

Today we cross into Italy via the Brenner Pass and visit Bolzano, capital of Alto Adige region. Intricately carved gables, painted timber façades and an elegant arcaded main street illustrate the influence of both Tyrolean and Italian cultures. We have included a visit to the Museum of Archaeology where you can see the mummified remains of Ötzi – the famous Ice Man – along with a fascinating exhibition documenting the Ancient History of Italy’s South Tyrol. At Trento we cut across the scenic Val Sugana and mid afternoon reach the foothills of the Dolomites and our superb CastelBrando. Located above the village of Cison di Valmarino this 2,000 year old Roman fortress was turned into a sumptuous Noble’s palace in the 13th century. On arrival we have included a guided tour of the castle – there is a lot to see – and this will be your home for the next three evocative nights.  Meals: B,D

Switzerland’s finest hotels. The stunning interior reflects the brilliance of the grand era of the 19th century. You will be charmed by the rooms which are discreetly elegant whilst being equipped with all the modern facilities required to ensure your comfort.

DAY 2 ~ 29 DECEMBER Innsbruck

This morning we follow the spectacular Inn Valley through the Tyrol to Wattens to visit Swarovski ‘Kristallwelten’ (Crystal Worlds)... a weird and wonderful crystal experience. After checking into our centrally located hotel you will have plenty of time to explore the Old Town, which is on your doorstep. Make sure you see the picture perfect medieval square beneath the famous ‘Golden Roof’.  Meals: B,D

“We thoroughly enjoyed our 7 day holiday, seeing amazing places – the old city of Innsbruck, the grand CastelBrando and a New Year’s visit to Venice.” Robert & Chesne

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