Little Trains of the Spectacular Austrian Tyrol

  • 9 & 12 Day Tours
  • 11 to 12 Sights Visited

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then onward to Belgium for an overnight stay.

On coach holidays of 9 days’ duration or more and Single Traveller coach holidays, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point.

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining point, we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your feeder coach, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. On European coach holidays of 9 days or more, the cost of this is just £30 per booking each way (Up to 4 people per booking). For Single Traveller holidays, it’s free of charge.

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge

Please note: If you would like to take up the Door-to-Door service, you will need to call our reservations team as it is not possible to book this service online.

Day 2

Continue south to our 4-star hotel in Niederau, Austria for a six-night stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 - Ziller Valley Railway and Mayrhofen

Today’s included excursion takes us on a wonderful panoramic trip through the Ziller Valley as we ride on the Zillertal narrow railway from Fügen to Mayrhofen, where you will have time to explore this delightful village at the head of the valley.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Ziller Valley

Mayrhofen

Ziller Valley Railway

Day 4 - St. Wolfgang and the Schafberg Railway

Austria’s lake district is breathtaking. Our optional excursion briefly visits St. Gilgen before joining the lake cruise ship to St. Wolfgang, where we board the cog railway and ascend the Schafberg Mountain for some spectacular photographic opportunities. Enjoy free time in St. Wolfgang to explore the shops and enjoy this pretty lakeside village.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Schafberg

St-Gilgen

St. Wolfgang

Day 5 - Innsbruck

Optional excursion to the Tyrolean capital, Innsbruck. Its many fine buildings, including the famous Golden Roof, are a legacy of the Habsburg Emperor Maximilian. Today you can also see the more modern Bergisel Olympic ski jump, from where there are wonderful views overlooking the city. Whilst in Innsbruck why not join our optional trip aboad the Nordkettenbahnen, taking you to the Seegrub mountain station by train and cablecar.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Innsbruck

Golden Roof

Bergisel Ski Jump

Day 6 - Pinzgau Train and Kitzbühel

Included excursion visiting the pretty, walled town of Kitzbühel. We continue to Mittersill, where we board the Pinzgau Train and take a nostalgic rail journey through the mountains.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Kitzbuhel

Day 7 - Lake Achensee

Optional (included on Silver Service) scenic drive along the Alpenstrasse to Lake Achensee, the largest lake in the Austrian Tyrol. There you can take an optional cruise on the lake or ride on the rack and pinion railway from Jenbach to Seespitz, which offers amazing views of the area.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Lake Achensee

Day 8

To Belgium for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 9

To Calais then return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then onward to Belgium for an overnight stay.

On coach holidays of 9 days’ duration or more and Single Traveller coach holidays, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point.

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining point, we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your feeder coach, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. On European coach holidays of 9 days or more, the cost of this is just £30 per booking each way (Up to 4 people per booking). For Single Traveller holidays, it’s free of charge.

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge

Please note: If you would like to take up the Door-to-Door service, you will need to call our reservations team as it is not possible to book this service online.

Day 2

Continue south to our 4-star hotel in Niederau, Austria for a eight-night stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 - Ziller Valley Railway and Mayrhofen

Today’s included excursion takes us on a wonderful panoramic trip through the Ziller Valley as we ride on the Zillertal narrow railway from Fügen to Mayrhofen, where you will have time to explore this delightful village at the head of the valley.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Ziller Valley

Mayrhofen

Ziller Valley Railway

Day 4 - St. Wolfgang and the Schafberg Railway

Austria’s lake district is breathtaking. Our optional excursion briefly visits St. Gilgen before joining the lake cruise ship to St. Wolfgang, where we board the cog railway and ascend the Schafberg Mountain for some spectacular photographic opportunities. Enjoy free time in St. Wolfgang to explore the shops and enjoy this pretty lakeside village.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Schafberg

St-Gilgen

St. Wolfgang

Day 5 - Innsbruck

Optional excursion to the Tyrolean capital, Innsbruck. Its many fine buildings, including the famous Golden Roof, are a legacy of the Habsburg Emperor Maximilian. Today you can also see the more modern Bergisel Olympic ski jump, from where there are wonderful views overlooking the city. Whilst in Innsbruck why not join our optional trip aboad the Nordkettenbahnen, taking you to the Seegrub mountain station by train and cablecar.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Innsbruck

Golden Roof

Bergisel Ski Jump

Day 6 - Pinzgau Train and Kitzbühel

Included excursion visiting the pretty, walled town of Kitzbühel. We continue to Mittersill, where we board the Pinzgau Train and take a nostalgic rail journey through the mountains.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 - Lake Achensee

Optional (included on Silver Service) scenic drive along the Alpenstrasse to Lake Achensee, the largest lake in the Austrian Tyrol. There you can take an optional cruise on the lake or ride on the rack and pinion railway from Jenbach to Seespitz, which offers amazing views of the area.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Lake Achensee

Days 8 & 9 - Salzburg

Optional excursion to Salzburg, with its lovely squares, medieval lanes and Gothic churches. An optional, guided walking tour is a wonderful way to see the sights, many of which were featured in the film ‘The Sound of Music’.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Salzburg

Day 10 - Rothenburg ob der Tauber

We leave the Austrian Tyrol and head north into Germany, with a stop made on the Romantic Road in the pretty town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Continue to our overnight hotel in central Germany.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Rothenburg-Ob-Der-Tauber

Day 11 - Rhineland

Enjoy a relaxing day touring and sightseeing along the Rhine Valley with an optional cruise on the river. We continue to Belgium for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 12

To Calais then return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing.

Extras: optional excursions; single room supplement £109 (9 days), £139 (12 days); travel insurance from £47.50 (9 days), £49.50 (12 days).

 

Please Note: 12ATAV 19 September 2016 departure will coincide with Almabtrieb Festival in Alpbachtal, which we will include an excursion. The Almabtrieb Festival celebrates the cows returning from the summer pastures and is a spectacular event where hundreds of cows are driven through the valleys, with their horns gaily decorated with garlands. Local villages put together events such as fairs, perhaps a farmers' market, food and drink and lots of music. The party goes on long after the cows have come home! 



Tour extras

Optional Excursions

Optional excursions are available to book via your driver, while on tour.

  • Innsbruck - Spectacular Alpine capital
  • St. Wolfgang and the Schafberg Railway - Breathtaking lakeland scenery and cog railway
  • Lake Achensee (included on Silver Service) - Largest lake in the Tyrol
  • Rack and Pinion Railway - Picturesque rail ride (Jenbach to Seespitz)
  • Nordkettenbahnen - Mountain railway and cable car
  • Lake Achensee Cruise - Fine lakeside scenery
  • Salzburg (12 day tour only)

SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT

On some tours where you choose to have a single room, we do charge a supplment for this.

Price on this tour is from : £109.00


TRAVEL INSURANCE

We take care to make sure your holiday is happy and relaxing, but we still urge you to protect your holiday with the travel insurance we offer. We’ve put together good, reliable cover at sensible low prices.

Available from: £47.50