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  • 8/7/2019 Alpine Overland



  • 8/7/2019 Alpine Overland


  • 8/7/2019 Alpine Overland


    WINTER21st Jan - 30th Jan (10 days)Imst Tirol

    Cross country skiing and winter walking25th Feb - 6th March (10 days)

    Ebbs Tirol

    Cross country skiing and winter walking

    SUMMER3rd June - 12th June (10 days)

    Maurach am See

    Touring and excursions25th June - 7th July (13 days)

    Holzgau (Lectal) Austria

    Walking A B C led groups2nd July - 14th July (13 days)Saas Fee (Saas Almergal), Switzerland

    Walking A B C led groups16th July - 28th July (13 days)

    Salzkammergut (Austrian Lakes)

    Walking A B C led groups5th Sept - 15th Sept (11 days)

    French Pyrenees

    Walking A B C led groups2nd Oct - 11th Oct(10 days)

    Green Spain

    Touring Holiday

    How to bookALPINE OVERLAND Tel: 01282 817017

    Bookings are best made by telephone and are then held for 7 days giving you time to confirm. After

    that any choice would not apply re: seating and rooming.


    VERY IMPORTANT If sharing please give details etc.

    Receipts will be issued and a reminder for final payment due 8 weeks prior to departure.

    Deposits are 75 when booking. Please read the booking conditions.

    Payments are by cheque only to ALPINE OVERLAND LTD. Credit cards etc. not possible.

    Office Hours 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Saturday 9.00am to Noon. On occasions an

    Answer Phone Message can always be left.


    Walking Standards GuideA Up to 3000ft (7 hours) Boots Essential.B Up to 2000ft (6 hours) Boots Essential.C 1000ft (6 hours) Boots Desirable.

    These can only ever be a guide line. Leaders will advise about your personal abilities.You are free to take part or not.


    CALENDAR 2011

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    Pick Up Points (Subject to bookings)BARROW IN FURNESSLANCASTER (Dalton Square)INGLETON (Bibbys Coaches) Car ParkingPRESTON (Railway Station , Butler Street Exit)BLACKBURN (Boulevard Station Caf)

    BURNLEY (Red Lion Street , by Bus Station)BOLTON MOOR LANE (By Taxi Office)BURY (Interchange by Bus Station)MANCHESTER AIRPORT (Bus/Rail Station)LYMM (Motorway Services M56/M6)KEELE (Motorway Services)HILTON PARK (Motorway Services)BIRMINGHAM (International Airport Rail Station)WATFORD GAP (Motorway Services)

    Rendezvous with Feeder Coach -COLNE (Junction Skipton Rd/Castle Rd.)BARNOLDSWICK (Bus lay by)SKIPTON (Bus Station)KEIGHLEY (Tech College Cavendish Street)BRADFORD (By Hilton Hotel Hall Ings)LEEDS (Dark Arches South End)SHEFFIELD (Meadowhall Bus Station)WOODALL (Motorway Services)DERBY (Full Street)

    LEICESTER (Leicester Forest Services)TODDINGTON (Motorway Services)LONDON (Cock Fosters Piccadilly Line)THURROCK (Motorway Services)DOVER (Eastern Dock Passenger Terminal)Parking can be arrangedPICK UPS can be either Feeder or Tour Coach



    Fri 21st Jan-Sun 30th Jan (10 days)

    We are returning to Hotel Hirshen with

    great opportunities for cross countryskiing and walking.

    Price 638 twin/double 119 singles extra


    Fri 25th Feb -Sun 6th Mar(10 days)

    We will be staying at the Hotel Sattlewirt.

    There are many walking paths in the area

    and opportunities for cross country

    skiing. The scenery is fantastic.Price 625 twin/double 109singles extra



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    Maurach Am See, Austria

    Touring HolidayFriday 3rd June to Sunday 12th June (10 days)

    The Familie Gruber welcome you to the Mauracherhof 3 star, Half Pension.This hotel is situated on the side of the beautiful Achensee as many people willremember with great fondness and happy memories. This hotel is a delightfulplace for your stay and the service and friendliness of the Tirol is renowned.

    Throughout the holiday the journey and excursions are relaxed, comfortableand enjoyable. The friendliness of the people is well known making this amemorable holiday for everyone.

    ExcursionsSalzburg, Mozarts birthplace and the setting for the Sound of Music.

    Kitzbuhel with its cable car to the top of Hannklamm where you look downthe infamous ski run. Kufstein where you can listen to the organ playing whilstvisiting the beautiful town dominated by the Medieval Schloss. Innsbruck withits famous Golden Roof & the infamous Ski Jump. Take a relaxing sail on thebeautiful Achensee and spend a tranquil day in Maurach and Pertisau.

    Certainly a holiday experience to remember with a smile!

    Price 599 Double/Twin 99 Singles Extra (Private Facilities)Buffet breakfast, evening meal with choice

    Via Dover - Calais Ferry

    En Route Hotel Holiday Inn Liege (B&B)Inward & outwardPrivate facilities

    Deposit 75 Insurance 35.90


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    Holzgau (Lechtal), AustriaSaturday 25th June to Thursday 7th July (13 days)Walking A, B,& C Led Groups

    The Gasthof Baren (Familie Lumper) is a traditional Inn in the heart of the village.

    The buffet breakfast and the Austrian three course evening meal is of a goodstandard with choice.

    Lechtal is famous for its scenery and royal connections. For the more energetic

    the challenges of the Widderstein and Karrhorn will not disappoint. Included in

    the price is a Lift Pass (5 Lifts) and Bus Pass (Value 45). This is arranged so that

    all the party can take advantage of all the spectacular scenery that is the Lechtal,

    near the beautiful villages of Lech, Warth & Shrocken. Very good walking centres

    in the Voralberg. We may also visit Tannheimtal (see front cover of this


    Price 769 Double/Twin 120 Singles extra

    All hotels have private facilities

    Via Dover & Calais Ferry

    En Route Holiday Inn Express Hasselt (B&B)

    Inward & outward

    Deposit 75 Insurance 39.30


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    Saas Fee (Saas Almergal), SwitzerlandSaturday 2nd July to Thursday 14th July (13 days)Walking A.B.C. Led Groups

    We shall stay with the famous Swiss family of Christine and Rolf Zurbriggen(Heidi & Pirmin Zurbriggen Fame) at the Hotel Mattmarkblick (1700m), HalfPension. We have stayed at this hotel before in the heart of the Valais. Thewelcome and hospitality shown by Rolf is wonderful.

    The area is dominated by Dom (4545m) Allalinhorn (4027m) Rimfischorn(4199m) Monte Rosa (4634m) These are amongst the most famous summits inSwitzerland.

    Included in the holiday cost is the Saas Fee and Saastal Pass (Value 150).This will enable groups to use these lifts in the area at will - Fellskinn(10000ft)Langfluh (9500ft) Plattjen (8500ft) and Hohsa (10400ft).

    There are other lifts too but please be aware of these heights bearing bloodpressure etc in mind. One of the highlights would be a visit to Zermatt(Matterhorn) which is altogether a fantastic experience leading to many lifetime ambitions being fulfilled.

    Price 914 Double/Twin 140 Singles extraAll hotels have private facilities

    Via Dover & Calais Ferry

    En-Route Hotel Holiday Inn Express Rheims (B&B)

    Outwards & inwards

    Deposit 75 Insurance 39.30


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    Saturday 16th July to Thursday 28th July (13 days)Walking A.B.C. Led Groups.

    We will be based at Pinsdorf two kilometresfrom Gmunden and the Traunsee. This is anarea famed for beautiful valleys, lakes andromantic villages

    The Hattinger Familie will make your visitmemorable in this traditional 3 StarSalzkammergut hotel. The Steffibaur serves abuffet breakfast and in the evening you can relaxto a 3 course meal with choice in pleasantsurroundings. The hotel has an open air pool.

    The mountain ranges of the Hollenberg andTotesgreb are easily accessible and offer

    spectacular views with their breathtaking lofty peaks.

    This is a new area to Alpine Overland which offers walks in an area of greatnatural beauty.

    Price 765 Twin/Doubles 132 Singles extra

    Via Dover - Calais FerryEn Route Hotel Ramada Bruhl

    B& B on outward, Half Pension on inward onlyDeposit 75 Insurance 39.30


    Salzkammergut (Austrian Lakes)

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    French Pyrenees

    A, B, C led groups

    We will now be based at AGOS VIDALOUS near ARGELES

    position for visiting the Alpine centres of Cauterets, St Luz St

    Sauveur and Gavarnie. Approx 3 miles south of Lourdes, river

    GAZOST a small town in the main valley, this is a very good

    side walk. This area is superb for walkers and you will wonder

    why it is relatively unknown in the UK. The mountains and

    scenery are the equal of any Alpine areas. The Gavarnie circuit

    is awe inspiring, one of many wonderful places.

    We will stay at Chez Pierre D Agos, an attractive hotel, half person, Buffet Breakfastand all private facilities with an open air swimming pool and quiet position.

    No pick ups south of Birmingham via A34

    En route hotel Campanile Rennes

    Return via Santander Brittany FerriesIncludes 2 berth inside cabins.

    No meals on ferry included

    Via Portsmouth and Cherbourg Fast Ferry

    Tuesday 23rd August to Friday 2nd September

    Deposit 75

    Insurance 39.30

    Price 759 Double/Twin Singles 189 extra

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    Green Spain Touring HolidaySunday 2nd October to Tuesday 11th October (10 days)

    We will be staying at the Hotel Eur