Travelling through Austria it is impossible to miss the elegance of the landscape. Over half of the country is mountainous terrain and the sections in between are awash with rivers, lakes and grand mansions. One of the best ways to see Austria are holiday tours by train that cover the country's natural sights as well as the cultural centres of Salzburg, Innsbruck and Vienna. Famed for the opera house, Vienna sparkles through the winter in the lights of the famous Christkindlmarkt, and in the summer the parks blossom with live performances of the music of Strauss. For the culturally minded visiting rural Austria on holiday and tours of the cities are experiences to savour.
The picture-postcard resort of Kitzbühel is our base for this superb holiday exploring the sights, cities and landscapes of the beautiful Austrian Alps. We spend time in National Parks, explore lakes and waterfalls and enjoy a journey on the Zillertalbahn heritage railway on this terrific Austrian itinerary.
What a civilised way to visit the magnificent cities of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. We join our luxurious ship for a gentle cruise along the queen of Europe's rivers, visiting the dynamic capitals of Vienna and Budapest and through the scenic Wachau Valley.
Fascinating grand imperial cities and high-speed intercity train journeys showcase the turbulent history of Central Europe. Discover what turned these former Habsburg and Prussian cities into four of Europe's greatest destinations.
Combining the magnificent cities of Salzburg and Vienna with some of Austria's most scenic railways is the recipe for a truly wonderful tour. Add to this an international river cruise excursion to Bratislava and a "Sound of Music" tour, for an unforgettable Austrian holiday experience.
Idyllic Lake Traunsee, UNESCO protected Hallstatt, picturesque Wolfgangsee and Mozart's celebrated home city of Salzburg: this tour of the Salzkammergut region takes us by train, boat and coach through the spectacular scenery of the wonderful Austrian lakes.
Marvellous Alpine scenery makes a brilliant backdrop as we discover the beautiful Austrian Tyrol, before continuing on to the peaceful shores of sparkling Lake Garda. From our base in Saló we explore the pretty lakeside towns and enjoy beautiful Venice.
Discover the rich history and varied cultures of four different countries on this magnificent cruise. From the newly relaunched MS Mozart - one of the finest ships on the Danube - we cruise through truly beautiful countryside, taking in imposing abbeys, mighty cities and the idyllic wine towns that line the river's banks.
Wonderful Alpine scenery in the stunning Grossglockner Hohe Tauern National Park forms the backdrop of this fascinating tour. From our base in the heart of the Austrian Alps, we explore The Eagle's Nest and the UNESCO-protected city of Salzburg.
At every bend, the spectacular Danube reveals new surprises - imposing fortresses, vine-laden hillsides and alluring forests. Explore four distinctive countries on MS Belvedere and experience the region's harmonious blend of natural and cultural beauty.