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Historic Train Ride with Breathtaking Views

You can blast along the Semmering Railway at 150 km per hour while watching the overhead screen or you can enjoy a more leisurely pace while taking in spectacular alpine views... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Montpelier, Vermont

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Montpelier, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

You can blast along the Semmering Railway at 150 km per hour while watching the overhead screen or you can enjoy a more leisurely pace while taking in spectacular alpine views through the windows of a vintage train (1952 BR1040) that runs every Sunday through October 14th between Vienna's Hauptbanhof station and picturesque Murzzuschlag. It's a comfortable ride in the... More 

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Prerov, Czech republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Mountain railways was amazing. The train goes through a beautiful landscape of mountains perform differently long tunnels.

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Aberdeen, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

While staying in Vienna we decided to journey to the UNESCO world heritage site of the Semmering Railway, which travels over the Semmering pass between Vienna and Graz. Trains leave from the Meidling station, so this entailed a tram journey from Central Vienna. We chose a journey which did not involve a change of train en route and enjoyed the... More 

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singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

What more can I say, it's Austria! The train journey from vienna to simmering itself was like the appetizer - a spectacular introduction to what will come. From beginning to end of trek, it's breathtaking view of forest, cows grazing the meadows, mountains, pretty little houses on mountain slopes and of course the piece d' resistance - the simmering railway... More 

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Brisbane
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

We bought our train tickets in the tourist info place in Vienna but the timetable is a little difficult to understand so we ended up on the wrong train and had to sit for an hour on a station up the line. Finally caught the correct train and thoroughly enjoyed the ride up to Semmering. Best views were from the... More 

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South Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2011

Figure taking regional train on this journey. Sight and design made this trip highly enjoyable

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