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New Year in the Tyrol

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(Tour code: IBN19)

8-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 visit Innsbruck's Royal Imperial Palace.

  • Innsbruck including a guided tour
  • The Zillertalbahn Railway
  • Kufstein
  • Rattenberg
  • New Year's Eve Gala Dinner
  • 5-Star Grand Hotel Europa
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
    Heritage Rail Excursion
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
  • New Year's Eve Gala

New Year in the Tyrol 2018Tour Details

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Days 1-2 Cologne

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.

  • Day 1 - Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 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.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 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, another charming Austrian town.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Days 5-6 Zillertalbahn

The Zillertalbahn Railway

Today is New Year's Eve, and our excursion takes us through the magnifi cent Ziller Valley on the Zillertalbahn Railway to Mayrhofen. We enjoy a splendid festive 7-course Gala dinner tonight. Day 6 is free.

  • 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 8 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 9 - 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.

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 New Year's Eve dinner and festivities


Exciting excursions and free time to explore

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

Enhancing your tour

  • Upgrade to Standard Premier Class on Eurostar journeys from £75 per person per journey

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

Helen Laverack
Kathryn Cambridge
Julie Pacalon
Lynne Broadley
New Year in the Tyrol

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


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