Obsteig - 7 nights

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Winter in Tirol

Stay at a family-run hotel in the Tirolean village of Obsteig with included horse–drawn sleigh ride, winter walks, visits to Stams, Innsbruck and scenic Seefeld

The Tirol is one of the world's premier areas for winter holidays in terms of facilities, hotels and stupendous mountain scenery. Stay in the traditional Tirolean village of Obsteig during the Christmas season or in January when the snow is at its most profuse, or alternatively, in February and March when the weather is sunnier. The village lies on a high Alpine plateau, surrounded by mountains, above the Inn Valley and less than one hour's drive from Innsbruck.

The affluence of Tirol from its silver and copper mines led Habsburg Emperor Maximilian I (c.1490) to designate Innsbruck as imperial capital. The Hofkirche (Court Church) contains his cenotaph, which is surrounded by the finest works of German Renaissance sculpture. Bergisel hill, site of the Olympic ski-jump, is where the Tiroleans defeated Napoleon.

Key Features

Winter Wonders
No Single Supplement
Local Guides
Historic Hotel
Guaranteed Departure
Group Size: 2  18

Special Event

Apple Strudel Baking

Enjoy an afternoon getting involved with the production of the legendary Austrian apple strudel in the hotel kitchen. Tasting included!

Day 1 Fly from London Gatwick to Innsbruck. Transfer to the 3-star Landhotel Stern for seven nights. (D)

Day 2 Take a horse-drawn sleigh ride. Drive to Stams for a guided tour of the abbey. The Cistercian Abbey was founded in 1273 by Count Meinhard II of Gorizia-Tyrol. Aperitif with the owner. (B, D)

Day 3 Travel by Postbus to Innsbruck, the capital of Tirol†. Guided walking tour of the old town. Later, a guided lantern walk with mulled wine. (B, D)

Day 4 Travel by skibus to the picturesque alpine village of Seefeld† (Gschwandtkopf chair lift pass included). (B, D)

Day 5 A visit to the local crib museum, to admire a collection of cribs from around the world. (B, D)

Day 6 A guided winter walk†. Apple strudel baking. (B, D)

Day 7 Day at leisure or a guided Snowshoe walk† (snowshoes and Nordic walking sticks included). (B, D)

Day 8 Transfer to Innsbruck for the return flight. (B)

  • Key
  • B - Breakfast
  • L - Lunch
  • D - Dinner


Some walking on snow-covered terrain is involved and visits are subject to local conditions and weather. Except where specified, this is an unguided tour using public transport.
†This itinerary is focused on winter activities, and all activities marked with are offered free of charge by the village of Obsteig. Please check that your travel insurance covers any winter activities you may try. The local area bus service is also included.

We offer the opportunity to stay at this family-run hotel for Christmas, including an Advent Evening with music and story telling on December 23 (German language), roasted chestnut and mulled wine, followed by a Gala Dinner on December 24. The Innsbruck excursion includes an opportunity to visit the Christmas Market but no guided walking tour. Lantern walk is not arranged. Early booking is recommended for Christmas.


per person in a twin/double room
easyJet from Gatwick
(Dec - British Airways from Gatwick)

Date Price
January 12 £965
January 19 £995
January 26 £1075
February 2 £1045
March 9 £945
March 16 £865
December 19 £1125


per person in a twin/double room
British Airways from Gatwick

Date Price
January 11 £895
January 18 £925
January 25 £995
February 1 £995
March 1 £995
March 8 £895
March 15 £875
No Single Supplement

(limited dates/availability)

Supplements per person

Single Supplement

(limited availability)
2022: All dates
2023: All dates

Single supplement £85 (Dec 2022 - Mar 2023 £95)

Flight Options

British Airways Club Europe from £155

Independent Arrival

Save £150 
Arrival or departure transfer add £40

Price Includes
Air travel and taxes, transfers, 7 nights' accommodation, half board, itinerary as described, services of guides and local representatives. If our specially negotiated airfares are unavailable at the time of booking, a supplement may apply.

Not Included
Travel insurance, optional excursions, tipping, any government taxes or compulsory charges introduced after publication.

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