Holiday Itinerary

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door to Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

Day 2

We continue to Austria to reach the 4-star Naturerhotel Steinschaler Hof near the Lower Austrian resort of Rabenstein for a six-night stay. LS

Day 3 – Salamander train ride

Our first included train ride is on the Salamander Train, which carries us from Puchberg to Hochschneeberg. The Schneebergbahn then takes us on a journey through the high lying meadows of the Schneeberg, and in the a ternoon, we take the train ride back to Puchberg. B,D

Day 4 – 'Train ride to Heaven'

Today's train leaves directly from our hotel. Known as the ‘Train Ride to Heaven’, we travel to Mariazell, situated on a hill where you have an impressive view of the Alps and the River Salza. After lunch, we include a guided tour through the Lebkuchen Museum Pirker where one of the most famous Lebkuchen (ginger bread) in Austria is produced. Afterwards, enjoy a guided tour of the famous and impressive Mariazell basilica before driving back towards our hotel, where the evening ends with dinner and traditional music. B,L,D

Day 5 – Danube valley

Join today's included excursion which includes a guided tour of Melk Abbey before heading to Emmersdorf from where we take the Wachaubahn train to Krems. Here, we visit the Sandgrube13 winery where you can enjoy a tour through the vineyards. Tonight, we enjoy a tasting of the local Most (cider) after dinner. B,D

Day 6 – Vienna

Join our full-day included excursion to the Imperial City of Vienna. You can take our guided sightseeing tour, seeing many of the city’s famous landmarks, the majestic Danube River and the famous Prater Wheel, built over 100 years ago and today one of the most well-known landmarks of the city. After you will have time to enjoy the city at your leisure. Tonight, we enjoy dinner at a traditional ‘Heurigen’ restaurant in Vienna, before heading back to our hotel. B,D

Day 7 - Vienna to Bratislava cruise

We head back to Vienna to join the ‘Twin City Liner’ river cruise ship from Vienna to Bratislava. Enjoy our included guided tour before we return to our hotel for our final night in Austria. B,D

Day 8

We leave Austria with a farewell gift and head to Belgium for an overnight stay. B

Day 9

Return home.

Included Meals: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, LS=Light Supper, D=Dinner

Silver Service Departure Dates and Prices 2018/2019 : tour code 9ALTV

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July 7 2018
September 15 2018
July 28 2018
July 6 2019
Prices are per person based on two sharing a room. Extras: optional excursions; travel insurance essential,call for details; single room supplement from £139.
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Leger Holidays
Trains and Boats of Lower Austria

Holidays by coach holidays 9 days - 5% discount

Prices from only £950

Explore the Lower Austria region, with time to enjoy Vienna including a sightseeing tour and a river cruise to Bratislava. There's also a guided tour of Melk Abbey and a visit to the Sandgrube 13 winery. You will also ride on the Salamander train and take the 'Train Ride to Heaven' directly from your hotel. 

To receive your 5% discount book this new Trains and Boats of Lower Austria tour with Leger Holidays direct on 01709 786 554 and quote the Travel 55 code T55.

To book with Leger and claim your 5% discount*, call them direct on 01709 786 554 or email Leger and quote Travel 55 code T55. *Excludes Oberammergau tours.

Your Hotels

You will stay for six nights at the 4-star Nature Hotel Steinschalerhof which is situated near Rabenstein in the Pielach Valley of Lower Austria’s Mostviertel region. Surrounded by a large garden with a natural swimming pool, the hotel offers traditionally furnished rooms and the restaurant serves traditional regional cuisine.

Overnight stays in Belgium will be in city-style hotels.


  • 8 nights hotel with continental breakfast, 1 lunch and 6 evening meals, including one typical
    Heurigen dinner in Vienna
  • Traditional evening of music at the hotel
  • Free local joining points

Excursions and visits:

  • Train Rides – Schneebergbahn, Mariazellerbahn, Wachaubahn
  • Guided Tour of Lebkuchenmuseum Mariazell
  • Guided Tour of Melk Abbey
  • Vineyard Visit 'Sandgrube 13'
  • Vienna and guided tour
  • Twin City Liner cruise from Vienna to Bratislava
  • Bratislava guided tour

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Silver Service Coach

You’ll be delighted with your Silver Service ‘experience’ right from the moment you meet your tour coach at the port and you’re invited on board.

Sit back and relax in specially-designed, deluxe reclining seats*, with footrests and more legroom** than standard coaches. Enjoy your own reserved seat. Personal tables. Porterage† at most hotels, so you really don’t have to lift a finger. Free personal headphones, so you can enjoy the radio channels, listen to music, or watch DVDs*** Follow your journey’s progress on the satellite navigation display.

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Travel Door to Door

If you live within 20 miles of one of Leger's free joining points they will pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer vehicle, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. The cost is just £35 per booking each way for up to four people per booking. Most Door to Door Journeys are not exclusive to a single holiday booking. Each door to door vehicle will carry no more than eight passengers, allowing luggage room and space and minimalising the number of additional stops before meeting the coach.

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge – please enquire at the time of booking.


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