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Christmas in the Tyrol

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(Tour code: IBX19)

8-day Christmas 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.

  • Innsbruck
  • The Zillertalbahn Railway
  • Horse-drawn sleigh ride in Seefeld
  • Kufstein
  • Rattenberg
  • Christmas Dinner
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
    Heritage Rail Excursion
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
  • Christmas Dinner

Christmas in the Tyrol 2018Tour Details

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Days 1-2 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 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 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. In the evening we sit down to a traditional 7-course Christmas dinner at the hotel.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 Innsbruck

Exploring 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 Fortress
Kufstein Fortress


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. At Midday here, we enjoy an organ recital in the a church. We also travel to nearby Rattenberg, another charming Austrian town.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Days 7-8 Eurostar

By rail to Cologne and London

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

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

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

  • 7 nights' hotel accommodation

Delicious meals included

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


Exciting excursions and free time to explore

  • Journey on the Zillertalbahn Railway
  • Guided tour of Innsbruck
  • Excursions to Kufstein with an organ recital
  • Visit to Rattenberg
Lori Mcclaren
Lynne Broadley
Phil Conde
Kathryn Cambridge
Christmas in the Tyrol

8-day Christmas holiday in the heart of the Tyrol


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