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If you wish to discover the highlights of Austria, holidays by rail are a great way to do it. An enticing combination of spellbinding mountain scenery, warm hospitality and great cities makes our Austria touring holidays – self-guided adventures through the very heart of Europe – a thoroughly enriching experience.
Our rail holidays in Austria take you through some of Europe’s most spectacular mountain scenery. Sprinkled with jewel-like lakes and laced with broad, fertile valleys, the landscape is a dream for the modern-day traveller. Self-guided, and armed with our comprehensive notes, you have time to take in the views, and to admire some splendid cities – Innsbruck’s cobbled streets and Vienna’s famous Kaffeekultur – while taking things at your own pace.
When it comes to rail holidays in Austria, we have some tempting options. You can combine Bavaria, Austria and northern Italy on our Across the Alps journey; or Austria, Slovenia and Italy on our On the Trail of the Habsburgs journey. Alternatively, explore three of the country’s urban highlights: Austria’s Great Cities take you from Innsbruck to Vienna via musical Salzburg.
Travelling from outside the UK?
To give you a good idea of how we can tailor our trips to your individual requirements, take a look at the section of the website specifically devoted to travellers from outside the UK.
Austria holidays by rail, Inntravel style
Like all our journeys, these Austria touring holidays provide a rewarding blend of unspoiled scenery, family-run hotels, charming villages and tasty regional cuisine. Add to this some carefully chosen regional highlights, and you’re in for a trip to remember.
Carefully crafted itineraries
These are regions we know well. We have selected the best places to stay, and can recommend the most delicious places to eat and the most rewarding places to visit. We also know the best way to get from A to B (without missing out on C). You can trust our itineraries to show you the highlights in the most practical way.
The ultimate in flexibility
We handle each booking individually, meaning that we can shape your trip so that it’s just right for you. We can tailor the itinerary to your needs, add extra nights or even combine it with another holiday or Inntravel hotel. Don’t hesitate to talk to one of our travel experts – you will be surprised at how flexible we can be.
Our detailed documentation
The carefully compiled information pack you take with you on your journey is second to none. There’s background cultural information, detailed directions, practical advice, plus recommendations on where to walk, explore, eat and relax – all written by our travel experts who have done all the hard work for you.