Newsletter, Issue No. 187
27. August 2015

The new Edelweiss Touring Program 2016

With this newsletter we want to take the opportunity to say ‚Thank you‘ to all the 38,000 Edelweiss customers who have joined our tours in the past 35 years. Our team has been working hard to please you with some marvelous new tours for the upcoming touring season 2016. Here‘s a short overview of what is new:

DON'T FORGET: BOOK YOUR 2016 EDELWEISS TOUR UNTIL AUG 31st, 2015 AND BENEFIT FROM THE USD 250 / EUR 225 'EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT'!



If you have yet not heard about this special offer please check out all details at edelweissbike.com/early-bird > Of course, this special offer also applies on our new tours!

The Mayan Empire

The Mayan Empire


TOUR DATE 2016:
Feb 26 - Mar 12

This tour has volcanoes, beaches, coral reefs, jungle, old Mayan temples and outstanding motorcycle riding in one of the most exotic parts of the world!

Countries: Belize | Guatemala | Mexico
Start/Finish: Guatemala City
Duration: 15 days vacation, 13 riding days
Accommodations: Comfortable middle-class hotels.
Rest days: Cancún/Playa del Carmen, Palenque

Highlights: Guatemala City, Lake Petén Itzá, Tikal National Park, Beaches in Belize, Caribbean coastline at Yucatán, Tulum, Cancún, Chichen Itza, Campeche, Palenque, Blue-water Waterfalls, Lake Atitlán, Antigua Guatemala

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Around Mount Etna


TOUR DATES 2016:
Apr 10 - 16
Oct 30 - Nov 05

This journey is a must for anyone who loves great food and wine, stunning scenery, amazing history and fantastic roads.

Countries: Italy
Start/Finish: Catania
Duration: 7 days vacation, 5 riding days
Accommodations: Comfortable middle-class hotels, some with historical flair.
Rest days: Agrigento, Cefalú

Highlights: Mount Etna , Taormina, Morgantina, Villa Romana del Casale, Valley of the Temples, Sciacca, Corleone, Prizzi, Cefalú, Castelbuono, Scala dei Turchi

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Around Mount Etna

Southern Italy Extreme

Southern Italy Extreme


TOUR DATES 2016:
Apr 24 - May 01
Oct 16 - 23

Discover Italy like never before and experience an area where few tourists ever go – see Southern Italy at its best!

Countries: Italy
Start/Finish: Naples
Duration: 8 days vacation, 6 riding days
Accommodations: Beautiful hotels with the special flair of the region.
Rest day: Matera

Highlights: Naples, Matese mountains, National Park Abruzzo, Maiella mountains, Melfi, Matera, Alberobello, Dolomiti lucane, Castelmezzano, Cilento Coast, Cilento National Park, Monticchio lakes

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Riding the Ottoman Empire


TOUR DATES 2016:
May 14 - 25
Oct 02 - 13

The great mix of different roads in combination with some of the most important historical places in the world, will turn Turkey into the number one country on your bucket list!

Countries: Turkey
Start/Finish: Nevsehir / Istanbul
Duration: 11 days vacation, 9 riding days
Accommodations: Comfortable middle-class hotels.
Rest day: Nevsehir

Highlights: Göreme, Cappadocia, Ürgüp, Güzelyurt, Konya, Side, Temple of Apollo, Myra, Patara Beach, Knidos, Aphrodisias, Ephesos, Bergama, Pergamon, Çanakkale, Troy, Istanbul

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Riding the Ottoman Empire

Ireland and the wild Atlantic Way

Ireland and the wild Atlantic Way


TOUR DATES 2016:
Jun 18 - 28
Jun 29 - Jul 09

Experience spectacular landscapes along the wild Atlantic Way and typical Irish hospitality throughout this beautiful country.

Countries: Ireland | United Kingdom
Start/Finish: Dublin
Duration: 11 days vacation, 9 riding days
Accommodations: Comfortable middle-class hotels, some with historical flair.
Rest days: Galway, Killarney

Highlights: Dublin, Trim Castle, Belfast, Antrim Coast, Joey Dunlop Memorial, Giant’s Causeway, Bushmills Distillery, Sleave League cliffs, Galway, Cliffs of Moher, Ring of Kerry, Dingle Peninsula, Cork, Wicklow Mtns National Park, Glendalough

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Vosges and Black Forest by Scooter


TOUR DATES 2016:
Jun 26 - Jul 02
Sep 03 - 09

Once you‘ve glimpsed the landscapes and ridden the roads you will wish to stay in this touring regions forever.

Countries: France | Germany
Start/Finish: Saint-Hippolyte
Duration: 7 days vacation, 5 riding days
Accommodations: A comfortable middle-class hotel.
Rest days: At any time - it's up to you.

Highlights: Alsace, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Mountain passes of the Vosges region, Black Forest, Staufen, Ribeauvillé, Colmar, Route des Crêtes, Ballon d‘Alsace, Schauinsland, Strasbourg

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Vosges and Black Forest by Scooter

Alaska-Yukon Adventure

Alaska-Yukon Adventure


TOUR DATE 2016:
Jul 03 - 15

Experience the great wilderness of Alaska and the Canadian Yukon on this new Edelweiss Adventure tour.

Countries: Canada | United States
Start/Finish: Anchorage
Duration: 13 days vacation, 11 riding days
Accommodations: Comfortable middle-class hotels and motels.
Rest day: Dawson City

Highlights: Klondike, Kluane National Park and Reserve, Dawson City, Top of the World Highway, Wrangell Mountains, Bering Glacier, Fairbanks, Denali Highway, Denali National Park and Preserve, Mount McKinley, Prince William Sound

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From Paris to Omaha


TOUR DATES 2016:
Aug 10 - 20
Aug 21 - 31

Experience the ultimate tour cocktail: rich culture, great landscapes, picturesque villages and superb riding from Paris, the city of love, to the beaches of Brittany and Normandy.

Countries: France
Start/Finish: Versailles
Duration: 11 days vacation, 9 riding days
Accommodations: Comfortable middle-class hotels, some with historical flair.
Rest days: Quiberon, Saint-Malo

Highlights: Paris, castles of the Loire Valley, Le Mans racetrack, Angers, Quiberon, Crozon peninsula, Brittany coastal road, beaches of Côte d‘Émeraude, Saint-Malo, Dinan, Mont Saint-Michel, beaches and cemeteries at Normandy, Honfleur, Rouen

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From Paris to Omaha

Australian Adventure Tour

Australian Adventure Tour


TOUR DATES 2016:
Nov 22 - Dec 04 - Australian Adventure Tour
Dec 04 - 10 - Australia Extension

Breathtaking landscapes, unique nature and the famous Aussie lifestyle, combined with the best motorcycle roads in the Pacific‘s “Down Under!“

Countries: Australia
Start/Finish: Sydney / Melbourne (* Sydney)
Duration: 13 (* 18) days vacation, 11 (* 16) riding days
Accommodations: Comfortable middle-class hotels.
Rest days: Hobart, (* Melbourne)
* Including Australia Extension

Highlights: North Sydney, Royal National Park, Lakes Entrance, Ninety Mile Beach, Melbourne, Devonport, Freycinet National Park, Wineglass Bay, Port Arthur, Hobart, Strahan, Bells Beach, Great Ocean Road, Great Alpine Road, Australian Alps, Snowy Mountains, Canberra, Blue Mountains

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Mountains of Tenerife


TOUR DATES 2016:
Nov 27 - Dec 03
Dec 04 - 10
Dec 11 - 17

Enjoy a week of fantastic island-hopping in the Canary Islands: Tenerife, Gran Canaria and La Gomera.

Countries: Spain
Start/Finish: Las Cuevitas
Duration: 7 days vacation, 5 riding days
Accommodations: Comfortable middle-class hotels with local flair and ambiance.
Rest days: At any time – it’s up to you.

Highlights: Tenerife, Gran Canaria, La Gomera, Parque Natural de Tamadaba, Pico del Teide, Parque Natural de Pilancones, Corona Forestal Natural Park, Barranco del Cabrito, Macizo de Anaga

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Mountains of Tenerife


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Edelweiss Feschtl Lake Tahoe (USA)


September 18 - 20


Edelweiss Feschtl Seefeld (Austria)


September 25 - 27


For details about the program, prices and services please visit our website:

Lake Tahoe: edelweissbike.com/feschtl-usa

Seefeld: edelweissbike.com/feschtl-austria

Highlights


  • It’s the biggest Edelweiss party of the year!

  • Get together and meet new and old Edelweiss friends!

  • Enjoy a day of fantastic riding!

  • Meet the Edelweiss team and some of our tour guides!

  • Get informed about our tours and programs!

  • Enjoy fascinating presentations about some of our exotic destinations!

  • Take part in the Edelweiss sweepstakes!


  • And much much more!
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