If You Go Over The Alps…

There’s almost no difference between travel in Germany and Austria for Americans or UK subjects. Here is some practical information for your reference, should you make the journey.

CONTACT NUMBERS />
Augsburg Airport Tower: 0821 270 8143 Innsbruck Airport 43-512-225 25303 Munich Weather Brief: + 49 89 1593 8135

COSTS
Munich Flyers Flugschule (Plane rental, Munich) 089 642 717 61 Plane rental: C172: €54 per hour wet Landing fee: Innsbruck: €4.25, Augsburg: Tie Down: Innsbruck: €1 Approach Fee: Innsbruck: €8, Augsburg N/A Airport Tax: Innsbruck: €1.01, Augsburg, N/A

Charts
Jeppesen (www.jeppesen.com) VFR/GPS Chart Germany ED-6 covers Munich, Augsburg and Innsbruck. Buy VFR charts in Munich at Geo Buch, Rosental 6 (tel 089 265-030)

ACCOMMODATION:
Innsbruck:
Schloss Matzen No singles. Doubles range from €93 to €161, averaging €130, including breakfast and wine hour but not including 11% tax.

Schloss Matzen, 10701 Gurley Lane, Mendocino, CA 95460, tel 888 837 0618, 707 937 0619, www.schlossmatzen.com, or in Austria, +43 5337 626 79, fax (Munich) +49 89-202 386 54

Munich:
Hotel Asam Munich’s newest family-run hotel, the Asam is a treat, and offers very good value for the money in its category. It’s in a meticulously renovated pre-war building with 25 sumptuous, large and airy singles, doubles and suites. All are quiet and nicely appointed. Many of the rooms have sinfully luxurious, enormous bathtubs, and face the rear garden, with a view of trees and church steeples. Singles €70, Doubles €86 to €95, roomy suites from €112 to €127.

Hotel Asam, Josephspitalstrasse 3, 80331 München, tel 49 89-230 970 0, fax 49 230 970 97, email info@hotel-asam.de, www.hotel-asam.de