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New Year in the Tyrol

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(Tour code: IBN18)

9-day New Year holiday in the heart of the Tyrol

Enjoy the crisp winter scenery on our yuletide adventure into the spectacular Austrian Tyrol. We take a journey on the wonderful Zillertalbahn Railway, visit the chocolate-box towns of Innsbruck, Kufstein and Rattenberg, and embark on a festive sleigh ride through Seefeld.

Highlights
  • Innsbruck including a guided tour
  • The Zillertalbahn Railway
  • Horse-drawn sleigh ride in Seefeld
  • Kufstein
  • Rattenberg
  • New Year's Eve Gala Dinner
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
    Heritage Rail Excursion
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
  • Sleigh Ride in Seefeld

New Year in the Tyrol 2017Tour Details

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Days 1-2 Cologne
Cologne

London to Cologne and Innsbruck

Today, we meet at our Dedicated Departure Office at London St Pancras, we board the Eurostar service to Brussels, where we transfer to Cologne for an overnight stay. On Day 2, we continue by rail to Innsbruck via Munich.

Includes:
  • Day 1 - Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 Innsbruck
Innsbruck

Exploring Innsbruck

Today we enjoy a guided tour of Innsbruck, seeing highlights including the Golden Roof and the Imperial Palace in the charming Old Town. The city enjoys a spectacular location in the Inn Valley surrounded by lofty snow-capped peaks. The Tyrolean capital's magnificently preserved Old Town still reflects the city's historic and cultural past with its wonderful Renaissance, Baroque buildings and Tyrolean architecture. Innsbruck is a popular winter sports destination, having hosted the winter Olympics in 1964. Your afternoon is free to explore.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 Innsbruck
Innsbruck

New Year's Eve in Innsbruck

Today is New Year's Eve, you are free in festive Innsbruck to explore. This evening we enjoy a Gala dinner at the hotel.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 Zillertalbahn
Zillertalbahn

The Zillertalbahn Railway

Our excursion today takes us along the Ziller Valley on the narrow-gauge Zillertalbahn Railway to Mayrhofen. Day 6 is free. Our excursion on Day 7 is to Kufstein, dominated by its magnificent fortress. We also travel to Rattenberg, whose town centre remains virtually unchanged since its medieval heyday.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 Seefeld
Seefeld

A sleigh ride in Seefeld

We travel to Seefeld today, where we enjoy a magical sleigh ride through the wintry scenery after which you have free time to enjoy the town and its beautiful 13th century St Oswald Parish Church.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7 Kufstein
Kufstein

Kufstein

We pay a visit to Kufstein today. A town of classic Tyrolean architecture and Austrian charm, Kufstein's centrepiece is a majestic fortress which sits on a hill. We also travel to nearby Rattenberg.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Days 8-9 Eurostar
Eurostar

Return home via Cologne

Today we leave Innsbruck and Austria, travelling to Cologne where we stay overnight. On Day 9, we continue to Brussels where we connect with the Eurostar service to London.

Includes:
  • Day 8 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 9 - Breakfast
Please note

Please note

Please note that while every departure of this tour will feature the same excursions, the order may differ from that shown above.

Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

What’s included
What's Included

An escorted experience and all travel arrangements

  • The services of a professional UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Exclusive meeting point at our dedicated Departure Office in St Pancras
  • Standard Class rail travel as described

Comfortable accommodation in your destination

  • 8 nights' hotel accommodation

Delicious meals included

  • 15 meals including 8 breakfasts and 7 dinners including a New Year's Eve dinner and festivities

Exciting excursions and free time to explore

  • Guided tour of Innsbruck
  • Visit to Seefeld
  • Horse-drawn sleigh ride
  • Journey on the Zillertalbahn Railway
  • Free time in Mayrhofen
  • Time at leisure Innsbruck
  • Free time in Kufstein
  • Free time in Rattenberg
Not Included

Enhancing your tour

  • Upgrade to Standard Premier Class on Eurostar journeys from £95 per person per journey
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Kathryn Cambridge
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Lynne Broadley
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New Year in the Tyrol

9-day New Year holiday in the heart of the Tyrol

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