Little Trains of Austria

Little Trains of Austria

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Little Trains of Austria

9 Days Starting and ending in Belgium

Visiting: Belgium, Germany, Tyrol, Rattenberg, Achen Lake, Zillertal, Salzburg, Zell am See District, KRIMML FALLS LOOKOUT

Tour operator:

Shearings

Tour code:

wlta

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

8-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
From:
$1389 (USD)

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Tour Overview

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.

Highlights

  • Austria’s breathtaking mountain scenery is perfect for capturing the wonder of this holiday’s epic railway journeys

  • 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.

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Belgium
Location: Belgium
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: City-style hotels
Meals Included: No Meals

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

Day 2 : Germany And Austria
Location: Germany, Tyrol
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star Hotel Harfenwirt
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

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

Day 3 : Rattenberg Plus Lake Achen & Cruise
Location: Rattenberg, Achen Lake
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star Hotel Harfenwirt
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner


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.

Day 4 : Ziller Valley Train And Show Cheese Dairy
Location: Zillertal
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star Hotel Harfenwirt
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner


Ride on this nostalgic train 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.

Day 5 : Salzburg
Location: Salzburg
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star Hotel Harfenwirt
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


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.

Day 6 : The Pinzgau Narrow Gauge Railway & Krimml Falls
Location: Zell am See District, KRIMML FALLS LOOKOUT
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star Hotel Harfenwirt
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner


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!

Day 7 : At Leisure
Location: Zillertal
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star Hotel Harfenwirt
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Enjoy a relaxing day at leisure in resort.

Day 8 : Belgium
Location: Belgium
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: City-style hotels
Meals Included: Breakfast

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

Day 9 : Return Home
Location: Belgium
Meals Included: Breakfast

Return home.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Additional Services

    Travel from a wide range of joining points across the UK is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement. Please contact us for our full list of joining points.

  • Meals

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Transport

    Comfortable, air-conditioned motorcoach

  • Porterage at Hotels

What's Not Included

  • Insurance

Accommodation

In 2023 you will stay for six nights at the 3-star Hotel Schwarzer Adler in Hippach, in the Ziller Valley.

In 2024 you will stay for six nights in the 3-star Hotel Harfenwirt in the town of Niederau.

Overnight stays in Belgium will be in city-style hotels. 

Check out our Q&As

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, 6 years or above

  • Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

  • Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    You can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way

  • Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Low

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No

  • Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.

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