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Christmas in the Tyrol

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(Tour code: IBX19)

8-day Christmas tour 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 visit Innsbruck's Royal Imperial Palace.

  • Innsbruck
  • The Zillertalbahn Railway
  • Kufstein
  • Rattenberg
  • Christmas Dinner
  • 5-Star Grand Hotel Europa
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
    Heritage Rail Excursion
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
  • Selected Departures Guaranteed

Christmas in the Tyrol 2018Tour Details

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Days 1-2 Nuremberg

London to Nuremberg 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 Nuremberg for an overnight stay. On Day 2, we continue by rail to Innsbruck via Munich. After checking into our hotel, you are at leisure. Perhaps pay a visit to Innsbruck's marvellous Christmas market, with its dazzling array of fantastic Christmas offerings. Why not sample some mulled wine here?

  • Day 1 - Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast
Day 3 Zillertalbahn

The Zillertalbahn on Christmas Eve

Today is Christmas Eve, and our excursion takes us through the magnificent Ziller Valley on the Zillertalbahn Railway to Mayrhofen. We enjoy a splendid festive 7-course Gala dinner tonight.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 Innsbruck

Christmas Day at leisure in Innsbruck

Today is Christmas Day, and we enjoy a guided tour of Innsbruck uncovering its architecture, its history and its hidden streets. We also see the stunning Imperial Palace, famously a former home of the Habsburg dynasty. In the evening we sit down to a traditional 7-course Christmas dinner at the hotel.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 Innsbruck

At leisure in Innsbruck on Boxing Day

Today is yours to explore more of Innsbruck and the surrounding area on Boxing Day. Perhaps take a stroll through the town, enjoying the calm after the bustling furore of Christmas Day.

  • Breakfast
Day 6 Kufstein

Kufstein and Rattenberg

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, another charming Austrian town.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Days 7-8 Eurostar

Return home via Cologne

Today we leave Innsbruck and Austria, travelling to Cologne where we stay overnight. On Day 8, we continue to Brussels where we connect with the Eurostar service to London.

  • Day 7 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 8 - Breakfast

Please note

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

Airport waiting room

Recommended airports

For this tour, we recommend arriving to, and departing from, London Gatwick or London Heathrow airport (LGW or LHR). London Gatwick is approximately 30 miles from your start and end point, and London Heathrow is approximately 19 miles from your start and end point.

Visa Requirements

It is your responsibility to check and fulfil the passport, visa, health and immigration requirements applicable to your itinerary. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel, or incur any other loss because you have not complied with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities. You agree to reimburse us in relation to any fines or other losses which we incur as a result of your failure to comply with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities.

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

Exciting excursions and free time to explore

  • Journey on the Zillertalbahn Railway
  • Guided tour of Innsbruck
  • Excursions to Kufstein
  • Visit to Rattenberg

Not Included

  • Flights and Airport transfers

An escorted experience and all travel arrangements

  • The services of a professional 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

  • 7 nights' hotel accommodation

Delicious meals included

  • 12 meals including 7 breakfasts and 5 dinners including a festive Christmas lunch on Christmas Day

This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

Annika Blau
Yung-Mei Choi
Christmas in the Tyrol

8-day Christmas tour in the heart of the Tyrol


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