U.S. operators introduce Austrian Alps packages for active travelers

NEW YORK -- U.S. tour operators with Austrian Alps summer programs for active travelers include:

  • Wanderweg Holidays in Cherry Hill, N.J., offers a seven-night hiking program from June 24 through Sept. 24 in Austria's Arlberg mountain range, including first-class hotel, daily breakfasts, theme dinners and two guided hikes per day, at a starting land cost of $699.
  • A six-night guided hiking program from $599, based in the Tyrolean Alpine village of Alpbach, has departures from May 29 through Oct. 8.

    Wanderweg Holidays,
    Phone: (800) 270-2577
    Fax: (856) 321-1040
    E-mail: [email protected]
    Web: www.wanderwegholidays.com.

  • VBT Bicycling Vacations in Bristol, Vt., operates a six-night package from $1,895 that begins and ends in Salzburg.
  • Available June 4 through Sept. 3; the package includes accommodations in traditional hotels, most meals, and a cycling route through the Pinzgau region and the Zell am See, along the Salzach River to the medieval Werfen Castle.

    Phone: (800) 245-3868
    Fax: (802) 453-4806
    E-mail: [email protected]
    Web: www.vbt.com.

  • Adventures on Skis in Westfield, Mass., has three- and six-day cycling tours along the Inn River Valley between St. Moritz, Switzerland, and Innsbruck, Austria, from June 4 through Sept. 17.
  • Air-inclusive pricing starts at $1,340 from New York or Boston for the three-day version, including rail transfers from Zurich, hotels, breakfasts and bike rentals.

    Adventures on Skis/Adventure Sport Holidays
    Phone: (800) 628-9655
    Fax: (413) 562-3621
    E-mail: [email protected]
    Web: www.advonskis.com.

  • Smolka Tours in Tinton Falls, N.J., has a variety of hiking and trekking programs in Salzburg state designed to accommodate everyone from families with children to experienced hikers, as well as a Hiking Without Luggage tour in the Pinzgau Saalbach Valley.
  • Smolka Tours
    Phone: (800) 722-0057
    Fax: (732) 224-9356
    E-mail: [email protected]
    Web: www.smolkatours.com

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