BALMY BEACH OLD BOYS 2017 EUROPEAN TOUR
“SEMI-FINAL” ITINERARY, AUGUST. 20, 2016.
Following is an updated Itinerary, which is referred to as “Semi-final”, only because of possible later, minor, changes which may be inevitable. Hopefully everyone will read and keep a copy of this, as no doubt, some questions will arise, closer to our departure.
We have assembled a stellar team of 15 skaters, (3 rookies, Scott Reiart and Shayne Pierce and Ronnie Darroch) and of course our unflappable goaler, O’Rhorer!
Wednesday March 8th.Meet at BBC in afternoon, for a quiet cocktail with Ronnie. Time TBD, for those wishing to transfer by bus to the airport, for the evening Flight, Air Canada #846, 08:10 pm, direct to Munich. (Bavarian Capital, in the South of Germany for those who failed high school Geography!)
Thursday March 9th to Saturday 11th, inclusive. Arrival at 10:00 am, and transfer via bus (don’t be late again Duncan!) through the majestic Austrian Alps and the Brenner Pass into Italy’s Sudtirol.Here we will continue to our Hotel Schoenblick in Klobenstein, Ritten, where we will stay for 3 nights. Welcome dinner, with our hosts, Karen and Tull. Free day Friday followed by the Remo Cup tournament, Friday evening and Saturday morning, where we will defend our 2013 and 2015 championships.
Sunday March 12th to Monday March 13, inclusive. Late morning bus transfer to Munich. Game #2 , 6:45pm, versus the Ottobrunn Oldtimers Eishockey Team in Munich. Here, we will stay for two nights, at a Hotel TBC. Monday is completely free for those wishing to visit the Old Town Square, the Glockenspiel, or the world famous Hoffbrau House. Some may want to travel a short distance to Dachau.
Tuesday March 14 to Thursday March 16, inclusive. Morning transfer to Passau, on route to Engelhartszell. After a leisurly visit in Passau, we will embark on the A-Rosa Donna (international ship), for it’s 3Night Danube Mini Cruise Wachau. This is a “Full Board Plus”tour that will take us through the scenic Wachau region, via the Danube, with noteworthy ports of call including, Krems, Melk, Durnstein and Vienna.All wonderful tourist sites and shopping paradises! A rest from hockey for these three days…Rookie Party??? Disembarkation , Friday morning. .
Friday March 17th to Saturday 18th, inclusive. Bus to Feldkirch, located in the west of Austria on the border with Lichenstein and a long slap shot from both the Suisse and German borders. Here we will stay two nights at the Central Hotel Leonhard ideally situated in Feldkirch. Our host, Stefan, whom we have played before in Innsbruck, will organize the game (s?) and the hosting, either Friday evening or on Saturday. TBD.
Sunday March 19. Early morningTransfer to Zurich International Airport.
Those returning: Air Canada, AC #879H, 09:25, arrival Toronto, 13:35.
Full Tourists: LX #2110 to Malaga Spain, 09:40, arrival at 12:20. Bus to Marbella,
a sunny tourist resort on the South of Spain’s Costa del Sol for a relaxing week.
Sunday March 26. Transfer times to Malaga Airport TBC, for return to Toronto.
Lufthansa , LH #1149V ,Malaga to Frankfurt, 12:45, arrival, 15:40.
Air Canada, AC #877V, Frankfurt to Toronto, 17:15, arrival, 19:30.
We have tried to minimize the transfer times while maximizing the experience. Let’s hope the Hockey is good, because we know the Shopping (Karens) will be. Ritten is our only previous tour destination. Management and Advisors, 2017 BBCOB’s Tour!
2017 Hotel Listing
KLOBENSTEIN/RITTEN HOTEL SCHONBLICK, SCHLERNWEG 19
ARR MAR 9, 2017 KLOBENSTEIN/RITTEN, SUDTIROL, ITALY 39054
DEP MAR 12, 2017 T: 011-390-471-356-160
MUNICH, GERMANY EUROSTARS BOOK HOTEL
ARR MAR 12, 2017 SCHWANTHALER STR 44
DEP MAR 14, 2017 MUNICH, GERMANY 80336
ENGELHARTSZELL, GERMANY DANUBE RIVER CRUISE ON A-ROSA DONNA
MAR 14, 2017 (EMBARK) AT SEA ON DANUBE
MAR 17, 2017 (DISEMBARK) T: 011-381-440-40-300 F: 011-49-381-440-40-109
FELDKIRCH, AUSTRIA BEST WESTERN PLUS CENTRAL HOTEL LEONHARD
ARR MAR 17, 2017 LEONHARDS PLATZ 2 FELDKIRCH, AUSTRIA 6800
DEP MAR 19, 2017 T: 011-43-5522-746OO
AT THIS POINT TOUR ENDS FOR THOSE ON THE FIRST PART WITH DEPARTURE FOR CANADA
MARBELLA, SPAIN HOTEL FUERTE MARBELLA
ARR MAR 19, 2017 CALLE EL FUERTE S/N MARBELLA, SPAIN 29602
DEP MAR 26, 2017 T: 011-34-952-86-15-00