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Christmas in the Tyrol

(Tour code: 17TIX)Innsbruck, Mayrhoffen and the Zillertalbahn Railway

Spend the festive season in the fantastic Austrian Tyrol on this exciting tour. Visit charming Innsbruck and ride on the Zillertalbahn steam train.

Tour Highlights
  • Guided tour of Innsbruck
  • Horse drawn sleigh ride through Tyrolean countryside
  • Journey on the Zillertalbahn
What’s Included (Full details)
  • Heritage Rail Excursion
  • 3* Hotel Accommodation
    4* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Evening Meals
    Christmas Dinner
  • Optional Bag Concierge

Itinerary & Map

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Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.

Day 1

London to Munich

Board your flight from London to Munich, where you transfer by coach to Oberndorf and your hotel, the Kaiserhotel Kitzbüheler Alpen. Here you enjoy a welcome drink before dinner.

  • Dinner
Day 2


On Christmas Eve, take a horse-drawn sleigh ride through beautiful Tyrolean countryside passing wonderful winter scenes. Then, back at the hotel, warm up with some mulled wine and traditional Austrian biscuits. You enjoy a delicious festive gala dinner tonight with live music.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3

Zillertalbahn Railway

On Christmas Day, travel by rail to Jenbach and board the Zillertalbahn steam train for a delightfully festive steam-hauled journey through the Tyrolean countryside to Mayrhofen. Once in Mayrhofen, you are free to explore the town and its cobbled streets, lined with pavement cafés and shops, before making the return journey. A three-course Christmas Dinner is served at the hotel.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4


Spend Boxing Day on an exciting rail excursion to Innsbruck. The Tyrolean capital has plenty to offer and you enjoy a guided tour of the main sights, including the medieval Old Town and the iconic Golden Roof. Later, there is free time to explore. The grand Imperial Palace is well worth a visit, as is the Christmas Market, which is located on Maria Theresien Street, and brims with gifts and culinary treats.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
At leisure
Day 5

At leisure

Today is at leisure to explore the surrounding area. You may wish to visit the charming town of Kitzbühel or nearby St. Johann, both accessible by local rail. St. Johann stands at the foot of the Kitzbüheler Alps and is a stunning place to wander through, perhaps enjoy a coffee and some traditional Austrian treats in a roadside café or visit some of the local sights, including the St John Church. Alternatively, take a cable car up to the summit of Kitzbüheler Horn Mountain for stunning panoramas of the surrounding area.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6


Wave goodbye to the Austrian Tyrol today as you transfer by coach to Munich airport for the flight back to London.

  • 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.


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