Alpine Rail Adventure
Get your fill of scenic splendours as you travel from Austria into Switzerland. En route take the time to admire pretty mountain resorts nestled among picture-postcard landscapes and step back in time as you embark on thrilling rail journeys.
Tours by Rail
- Return flights from Heathrow with British Airways
- 9 nights half-board in 4-star hotels
- 18 meals: 9 breakfasts, 9 dinners
- Travelsphere Tour Manager
- Overseas transfers and other transportation
- Audio Guide
Included holiday highlights
- Travel on the Ziller Valley Steam Train to Mayrhofen ski resort
- Visit the picturesque resort of Igls and Innsbruck, Tyrol’s capital
- Visit the stylish resort of St Anton
- Board the historic Bernina Express for a journey to Tirano
- Experience the Engadin circular rail tour and explore St Moritz
- Journey on the Arosa Railway Line and stroll in charming Arosa
From Davos, the train travels through St Moritz and on to Tirano in Italy. The route passes through 55 tunnels and crosses 196 bridges as well as the famous circular viaduct of Brusio. It also climbs the 2253-metre Bernina Pass.
Special note: We cannot always guarantee that rail excursions will be steam-hauled.
Please note: We want you to get the most from your holiday with us so please be advised that this tour requires a good degree of physical fitness and is not suitable for anyone with limited mobility.
Experience even more of your destination by adding one or more optional excursions to your holiday before you set off. Right now is the perfect opportunity to do that – with everything booked and paid for you’ll have even more to get excited about and all you’ll need to think about while you’re away is having a great time.
By the way - look out for ‘Optional Excursion Packages’. For some holidays we’ve grouped a selection of excursions into a package which means you can make a saving when you book in advance.
Prices shown may vary according to departure date and are subject to change. The full range of excursions will be detailed in your holiday information pack, sent approximately 15 weeks prior to departure.
Kitzbuhel and Zell Am See
Full day - Moderate walking - scenic
Rattenberg and Achensee
You will also take a trip on the oldest steam-powered cog railway in Europe, the Achenseebahn. The Achensee Railway is a 6.78 kilometres (4.21 miles) long metre gauge railway running between Jenbach and Seespitz and officially opened in 1889.
Full day - Moderate walking - Picturesque
Kitzbuhel and Zell Am See / Rattenberg and Achensee
Hotel facilities include a restuarant, bar, lounge and a swimming pool. Bedrooms have private facilities, safe, hairdryer and a TV.
Travelsphere have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the hotel images provided on this website and images of room types displayed may vary to those offered on your tour. Therefore due to the possibility of inadvertent errors we do not guarantee their accuracy. Hotels are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents.