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Hotel Andreas Hofer

The historic Hotel Andreas Hofer, has been owned by the Schifferegger family for many years. The fourth generation owners, Peter and Karin, will do anything to make your holiday and stay at the hotel fabulous. The rooms are characterised by a calm and serene look with traditional furnishings. The charming town centre of Bruneck is only 500 meters from the accommodation and the shuttle service will take you swiftly to the ski lifts.

Wellness is an important part of your holiday. Both body and mind deserve to be pampered after a day on the slopes, so go ahead and visit the spa after a day of skiing. Your taste buds will not be neglected during your ski holiday either. The scrumptious breakfast buffet serves  healthy and whole some dishes to start the day off. And in the evening, Chef Giuseppe Zona from South-Tirol will prepare you a wonderful meal. For the children, there is a play room with table tennis, foosball and video games

  • Wellness centre
  • Traditional rooms
  • Exquisite food
  • Historic hotel

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Location and surroundings

There may have been changes in Covid-19 services and facilities between the time of booking and upon departure. All measures are subject to change and therefore no rights can be derived from them.

Bruneck

The town of Bruneck, which is 835m high, is one of the liveliest places in the Kronplatz area. Bruneck has a medieval center with several historical churches and a castle. These are definitely worth a visit. The slopes are approximately 3km away, at Reischach, which gives access to the beautiful ski area of Kronplatz. There is also an extensive shopping street with several nice stores. Here you can find clothes and souvenirs. Bruneck has a nursery for young children. In the evening you can try one of the man restaurants and bars in the village. Due to its location on the main road, Bruneck is very well accessible.

Bruneck

  • 119 kilometers of ski slopes
  • Historic city centre with many historic buildings
  • Cosy atmosphere

Kronplatz

Kronplatz is one of the most diverse and popular ski resorts in South Tyrol. The highest mountain, The 'Glatzkopf´ is in the center of the region. It is surrounded by many villages including Bruneck, Olang, Sankt Lorenzen and St.Vigil in Enneberg. On the mountain top you have a breath taking mountain panoramic view.

Skiing in Kronplatz

Kronplatz is deal for beginners. The reason for this is that the peaks are relatively flat in comparison with other ski areas. There is an assortment of beautiful long descents in this ski area. The longest is 7km long. There are also options for more advanced skiers/boarders. The long valley downhill towards Olang is a much more challenging run. Children will enjoy one of the many child friendly slopes. There is also 280km of Cross country trails.

Kronplatz

  • Longest descent of no less than 7km
  • Evening skiing
  • Ideal for beginners and boarders
  • Beautiful ski area with a fairytale mountain panorama
  • Perfect for cross country skiers

Location and surroundings

Travel information relating to the Coronavirus 

For the latest government travel advice and corona measures by destination, visit the government website. Please note: this information can change in the meantime, so we advise you to consult it regularly until shortly before departure.

Practical information

Capital:

The capital is Rome.

 

Language:

The official language is Italian.

 

Time:

There is a time difference of +1hour.

 

Currencies:

The official currency in Italy is the euro.

 

Voltage:

The voltage is 230 volts.

 

Travel documents:

You must be in possession of a valid passport or valid proof of identity.

 

Talk on the phone:

A British mobile phone also works in Italy. To call to Italy from the UK, first dial the country code 0039 and then the area code without zero and then the subscriber number. The country code 0044 is from Italy to the UK.

 

Emergency number:

The national emergency number is 112.

 

Traveling by car:

The national roads are well passable. Pas Piccolo San Bernardo is closed throughout the winter season (November to June).

Keep in mind that the highways require a toll. If you travel via the Austrian motorways, you must be in possession of a toll sticker. For some motorways, tunnels and roads in Austria there is no vignette requirement, but a separate toll must be paid, such as the A13 from Innsbruck-Süd to the Italian border.

There is no general obligation in Italy for winter tyres. Winter equipment (chains or winter tyres) may be mandatory on mountain roads. This is indicated with a traffic sign. Not using winter tires in winter conditions can lead to (joint) liability in the event of accidents and also have criminal consequences. In Austria and Germany, winter tires are required in winter conditions.

In case of breakdown or an accident, it is mandatory that all road users wear a reflective vest.

If you travel via France:

Please note: in some cities it is mandatory to have an environmental sticker from 1 July 2017. If you drive over the Paris ring road, the Boulevard Périphérique, you will also need an environmental sticker in many cases. The vignette can not be obtained along the way, but can only be ordered online. The French police advise to print out the application form and the confirmation and to take it with you if the vignette is not delivered in time by post. The order form can be found on this website: https://www.certificat-air.gouv.fr/en/demande-ext/cgu

Future environmental zones can be found on this website: http://en.france.fr/nl/tips/milieuzones-france-ecovignet-credit

 

Food and drink:

Italy is known for pizzas, pastas and risottos. It is not recommended to drink tap water.

 

Tips:

It is customary in Italy to give a tip of around 10% in bars, restaurants and hotels.

 

Opening hours:

In general, the shops are closed between 13.00 and 16.00. This is the siesta. After 16.00 hours the shops will open again until about 19.00 hours.

 

Safety:

In Italy, a ski helmet is mandatory for children up to and including 14 years of age. A ski helmet is recommended for adults. In a ski class, wearing a helmet is often required.

 

Swimming pool

In Italy you are generally required to wear a swimming cap in swimming pools. This is for both public swimming pools and swimming pools that belong to hotels.

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Flight information

You fly with easyJet or Jet2 to Innsbruck. This flight takes approximately 1 hour and 55 minutes. Meals and drinks are not included during the flight.

 

Departures from regional airports

Please note that with departure and/or arrival from a regional airport you may have a stopover on the outward and/or return journey.

 

Transfer

In the booking steps it is possible to book a transfer. The average transfer time to Bruneck is approximately 2 hours. For additional information about the transfer click here.

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Lift pass, lessons and material

A lift pass for Kronplatz is included in the fare.

3-day trip including 2-day lift pass

4-day trip including 2-day lift pass

5-day trip including 3-day lift pass

6-day trip including 4-day lift pass

7-day trip including 5-day lift pass

8-day trip including 6-day lift pass

In step 2 of the booking process it is indicated for which days the lift pass is valid. If you want to use the ski lift on a different day than indicated in step 2 of the booking process, please contact our contact centre by telephone. It is not possible to change the days of the lift pass once you have arrived at the destination. If you wish to extend the lift pass, it can often be booked as an extra. The price for extending the lift pass can be found in step 2 of the booking. If you choose “no lift pass”, the discount can also be found in step 2 of the booking process.

Discounts:

The lift pass for children born on or after 9-12-2013 is free. Children born on or between 11-12-2005 to 10-12-2013 and seniors born before 24-11-1956 receive discounts on the lift pass. This discount can be found in the calculation of the travel price. When picking up the lift passes, ID is required for children and seniors.

Deposit:

No deposit is required on site.

A helmet for children and adults is not included in the rental of ski and/or snowboard equipment.

For children from 3 to 7 years old it is mandatory to wear a helmet. You can purchase these yourself or rent them on the spot.

The following types of material can be booked:Bronze

This material is ideal for beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. This material is particularly agile, so it makes turning and breaking easy. Parallel skiing is also possible with these skis.

Silver

This is ideal material for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. The material is agile, but also suitable to cut corners sharp. Even at high speeds these skis provide great performance.

Gold

These skis and snowboards are made of high quality material, and are perfect for experienced skiers. This comfortable material is suitable on all track types and snow conditions.

Diamond

These are high performance skis and snowboards with the latest technology, and are suitable for the most experienced skiers.

TIP: Tell our rental partner your exact requirements (eg off piste skiing) so they can help you select the right material.

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