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Scottish laughs at Altitude Festival

August 1, 2016 Destination Europe No Comments Print Print Email Email

Catch top Edinburgh fringe comedians with the likes of Marcus Brigstocke and pals straight from the ski slopes at Austria’s “funniest show on snow”, the Altitude Festival.  The venue is Mayrhofen in the Austrian Tirol and the shows will be from 11-17 December 2016.

Now in its eleventh year, this comedy festival hosts the world’s biggest comics over an intense five days of three shows daily and on the final night of the festival, there’ll be a surprise event which will make the mountains alive with the sound of laughter. The Altitude Festival also intends to top the week off with a spectacular Festival of Light – lighting up the town of Mayrhofen with incredible illuminations, with some free Glühwein and Austrian snacks to warm you up. And, as it’s Christmas , Mayrhofen will be laying on the best Austrian Christmas Market in the nearby enchanted forest.

Altitude has become one of the most sought after shows that comedians want to play on the planet and acts confirmed for Altitude Festival Xmas so far are… Andrew Maxwell, Zoe Lyons, Andy Askins, Daniel Sloss, Glenn Wool, Kai Humphries and of course The International Impro Allstars.

Crystal Ski Holidays offers a week’s half board at the four-star Fun & Spa Hotel Strass from £562 per person (two sharing) with flights from Gatwick to Innsbruck and transfers, departing on 10 December 2016. Price with wristband £692 per person (entrance to all shows) and with VIP wristband £752 (VIP = entrance to all shows, a free bottle of wine or up to for beers for the gala show, reserved seating, meet & greet the comedians and an Altitude t-shirt).

Altitude Wristbands will get you one-day access to the Hintertux Glacier (which over the last 10 years recorded 99.9% chance of snow on the new December dates).

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