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Little Trains of Austria

9 days - from only £779pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Little Trains of Austria

Austria’s breathtaking mountain scenery is perfect for capturing the wonder of this holiday’s epic railway journeys, in the beautiful Tyrol. Enjoy the Tyrolean hospitality and relax on our included excursions, taking in the surrounding scenery. Discover quaint villages as we sit back and take in the views on our exciting railway experiences.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 8 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 1 lunch & 6 evening meals
  • Four-course gala dinner and live music on one evening
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

9 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

  • Day 2:

    Today we continue through Germany and southwards into the Austrian Tyrol, reaching the Ziller Valley in time for dinner.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3: Rattenberg plus Lake Achen & cruise

    This morning you will visit Rattenberg, the smallest town in Tyrol. The city has almost completely preserved its medieval townscape and is known today as the Tyrolean home of glass and crystal. We visit one of the showrooms and see the artisans at work.

    Continue to the shores of the largest alpine lake in Tyrol, Lake Achensee. Enjoy an included leisurely boat trip and perhaps a stroll by the lake before returning to your hotel.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Lake Achen

    Lake Achen
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    Included Highlights

    • Lake Achen & Cruise
    • Rattenberg
  • Day 4: Ziller Valley Train and Show Cheese Dairy

    Ride on this nostalgic train from Jenbach to Mayrhofen (or vice-versa), and enjoy a little schnapps and some folk music along the way. Take in the views of the majestic mountains as your train chugs along the Ziller Valley.

    Before going back to our hotel, we make a stop in Fügen and visit the Show Cheese Dairy there. See how the Austrian Cheese is produced and maybe you'll also have the chance to taste some of it!

    Please note: The Ziller Valley Railway may feature a diesel engine.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Ziller Valley

    Ziller Valley Train
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    Included Highlights

    • Ziller Valley Train
    • Show Cheese Dairy
  • Day 5: Salzburg

    The hills are alive with the sound of music. Visit Salzburg, the Mozart capital of the world and home of the ever-popular movie “The Sound of Music”.

    The guided walking tour of this magical city will show you some of the many highlights. Admire the baroque splendour of the churches and cathedral, the might of the Hohensalzburg fortress, and also the quaint Getriedegasse, which with its wrought iron signs that overhang the doors, is one of the most beautiful shopping streets of Austria.

    We include a typical lunch in Salzburg, and there will be free time in the city for shopping and sightseeing before we return to our hotel.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Salzburg Skyline

    Salzburg Skyline
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    Included Highlights

    • Salzburg Guided Walking Tour
    • Salzburg
  • Day 6: The Pinzgau Narrow Gauge Railway & Krimml Falls

    We head to Mittersill where we board the Pinzgau train, which takes us to the town of Krimml.

    For more than 100 years, this narrow gauge railway has been winding along the picturesque Salzach Valley to the Hohe Tauern National Park and the Krimml Waterfalls. These falls are the highest in Europe and the 5th highest in the world. Walk down to the base of the falls or follow the trail up the side for a close-up experience of this breathtaking spectacle.

    This is a must for photographers and nature lovers. Don’t forget your brolly, as even on the sunniest days there can be quite a lot of spray!

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Krimml Falls

    The Pinzgauer Narrow Gauge Railway

    Included Highlights

    • Krimml Falls
    • Pinzgau Narrow Gauge Railway
  • Day 7: The Ziller Valley at Leisure

    Enjoy a relaxing day at leisure in resort.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Zillertal Valley

    Zillertal Valley

    Included Highlights

    • Ziller Valley
  • Day 8:

    We leave Austria behind and make our way back towards Belgium for our final overnight stay.

    Included meals: Breakfast

  • Day 9:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £139.00 (9 days).

Hotels

You will stay for six nights at the 3-star Hotel Schwarzer Adler in Hippach, in the Ziller Valley. Overnight stays in Belgium will be in city-style hotels. 

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

See our full list of our joining points.

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