Little Trains of the Spectacular Austrian Tyrol by Air

7 days from £699pp.


Ziller Valley Railway

Visit: Ziller Valley Railway, Austria

Schafberg Train

Visit: Schafberg Train, Austria

St. Wolfgang

Visit: St. Wolfgang, Austria

Innsbruck

Visit: Innsbruck, Austria

Lake Achensee

Visit: Lake Achensee, Austria

Kitzbuhel

Visit: Kitzbuhel, Austria

Enjoy exhilarating rail rides, awesome Alpine scenery and traditional Tyrolean hospitality.

    Fly to Salzburg where you will be transferred to your hotel in Niederau for a six-night stay.

    • Included meals: Dinner

    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. Please note the Ziller Valley Railway does not always feature a steam engine.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    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

    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

    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

    Optional scenic drive (included on Silver Service & Luxuria) 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

    Transfer to Salzburg airport for your return flight to the U.K.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    At a Glance

    Tour Overview

    • 6 nights' accommodation with continental breakfast
    • 6 evening meals
    • Return flights to/from Salzburg
    • Airport transfers in Austria

    Included Excursions

    • Ziller Valley Railway and Mayrhofen - Lovely Alpine train journey
    • Pinzgau Train and Kitzbuhel - Nostalgic rail journey and famous historic town
    • Lake Achensee

    Optional Excursions

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

    Notes


     

    Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
    Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
    We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Accommodation

    You will stay for six nights at the 4-star Hotel Sonnschein in Niederau. The hotel is owned by the Thaler family who have been welcoming Leger guests for many years. The hotel has a restaurant, terrace, café and indoor swimming pool.
     

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    Hotel Sonnschein

    Sonnschein

    Sonnschein


    A warm welcome awaits you at the family run Hotel Sonnschein. Situated in its own gardens and parkland, the hotel is located on the edge of the quiet village of Niederau in the Wildschonau Valley. Gill Thaler provides a typically Tyrolean welcome – even though your hostess is actually originally from Birmingham! All bedrooms are beautifully furnished with en-suite facilities, television, tea/coffee making facilities and hairdryer. The spacious restaurant, bar and sun terrace provide the ideal meeting place to relax. Leisure facilities include both indoor and outdoor swimming pools (subject to season), table tennis, mini-golf (small charge), sauna, steam bath and whirlpool.

    • Swimming Pool
    • English Speaking Staff
    • Bureau de Change
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

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