Aimed at the rail connoisseur, this ten-day holiday has the beautiful city of Salzburg as its base.

Explore its castles, palaces and UNESCO-listed old town and enjoy daily escorted excursions that include unique ‘behind the scenes’ access at a number of railways, private steam charters, guided tours, visits to the famous Krimml Waterfalls and Stiegl Brewery, and much more.

Departing 13 August, Behind the Scenes in Salzburgerland costs from £1,685 pp (two sharing), including Eurostar and onward rail (via Cologne), nine nights’ hotel B&B (two in Cologne, seven in Salzburg), three lunches and tour leader.

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