Chic Villages outlets offer huge discounts


GERMANY’S Chic Outlet Shopping Villages are currently offering reductions of up to 60 per cent at more than 220 fashion and lifestyle boutiques.

In Ingolstadt Village, located between Munich and Nuremberg, visitors can combine a shopping tour with a visit to the historic heart of Ingolstadt, the Audi Forum or the Altmuehltal nature park.

The village boasts brands like Aigner Outlet, Bally, Bogner, Escada, Fossil, Furla, Christ Jewellery, Lacoste, Le Creuset, L’Occitane en Provence, MCM, Michael Kors, Rituals, Swarovski, and Wolford.

In Wertheim Village, located between Frankfurt and Wuerzburg, with its half-timbered houses, are brands like Aigner Outlet, Bally, Brax, Desigual, Daniel Hechter, Christ Jewellery, Guess, Gant, Longchamp, Triumph, Tumi, and Zwilling. This village too is surrounded by many tourist attractions.

For guests from Munich or Frankfurt, the villages offer the Shopping Express, a luxury coach service  that runs from Monday to Saturday, as well as a private limousine service.

Other advantages include VIP shopping with 10 per cent additional savings in selected boutiques, tax free shopping (minimum purchase only €25 or $32), and miles and points with the loyalty programmes Lufthansa Miles&More, Air France/KLM Flying Blue, Iberia Plus, Etihad Guest, Alitalia Mille Miglia, Virgin Atlantic FlyingClub and Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts.