Rail Holidays in Europe
F rom Finland to the Rock of Gibraltar, we can offer tailor made holidays across Europe, based around your plans and wish list of places to visit. If it has a train station, we can get you there! Have a look at some of our suggested itineraries by European country to kickstart your planning or simply get in touch and let us help you create your perfect trip.

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Itineraries in Europe

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4 Days
  • Berlin
Take comfortable and modern daytime trains all the way from London to Berlin and enjoy all that Germany's fascinating reunified capital has to offer.
From £449
5 Days
  • Amsterdam
  • Delft
Combine the delights of Amsterdam with the lovely, quintessentially Dutch town of Delft on this 4 night holiday by rail, including a journey on the direct Eurostar into the Netherlands from London.
From £549
7 Days
  • Nice
  • Cannes
Speed through France and enjoy a week soaking up the sunshine and scenery on the Côte d'Azur. With 3 nights in Nice and Cannes, there's plenty of time to explore this glamorous stretch of coastline.
From £559
  • Erfurt
  • Prague
  • Nuremberg
Travel to Prague via the beautiful city of Erfurt and spend two full days taking in the Czech capital with its UNESCO World Heritage listed Old Town, countless museums and hilltop castle, before returning to the UK via Bohemia and Bavaria.
From £649
6 Days
  • Cologne
  • Berlin
Enjoy a German holiday by rail with 2 nights in Cologne on the River Rhine and 3 nights in buzzing capital Berlin.
From £649
6 Days
  • Munich
  • Venice
  • Turin
  • Paris
Make your journey to Venice part of the holiday, with a scenic train ride through the fantastic scenery of the Austrian Tyrol, via the Brenner Pass. Spend 3 nights in the unforgettable city of Venice before returning via historic Turin.
From £649
6 Days
  • Budapest
  • Munich
Travel to and from the Hungarian capital on comfortable and civilised trains, combining a superb Austrian overnight train on the way out, with a straightforward daytime journey on the way back.
From £699
5 Days
  • Zurich
  • Venice
Take the train from London to Switzerland and stay overnight in Zurich before travelling through the Gotthard Pass to Venice. Return with the overnight sleeper, changing in Paris before your Eurostar connection back to the UK.
From £699
7 Days
  • Amsterdam
  • Luxembourg City
  • Brussels
Explore the fascinating, multi-lingual European capitals just on our doorstep with this perfectly formed rail itinerary. Take a direct Eurostar service to Amsterdam and then continue by train to hilltop Luxembourg and Belgian capital Brussels.
From £749
7 Days
  • Freiburg
  • Rapallo
  • Turin
Travel to Italy via the spectacular Rhine Gorge and Gotthard Pass routes then spend three full days exploring the Ligurian coastline and Cinque Terre region.
From £749
6 Days
  • Cologne
  • Lindau
  • Vienna
Take the train to Cologne and then down the Rhine Valley to Lindau at beautiful Lake Constance. Continue through the stunning Arlberg Pass high in the Alps and across the length of Austria all the way to Vienna. At the end of your rail adventure, catch a sleeper back to Cologne.
From £799
  • Brig
  • Chur
Take a whistlestop tour of Switzerland and experience two of its most famous rail journeys - the Glacier Express and the Bernina Express.
From £799
6 Days
  • Zurich
  • Como
  • Chambéry
Take the scenic route to lovely Lake Como with a journey through the Gotthard Pass in the Swiss Alps. After some time to explore this perenially popular region of Italy, return via Milan and Chambery in the South-Eastern corner of France.
From £799
6 Days
  • San Sebastian
  • Lisbon
Travel to Portugal by train from the UK, stopping off at the gastronomic city of San Sebastian before enjoying three days in the City of the Seven Hills, Lisbon.
From £829
  • Basel
  • Interlaken
Travel by train to Interlaken with a night en route in Basel, then take an unforgettable day trip up to the highest station in Europe near the peak of the Jungfrau Mountain.
From £849
8 Days
  • Munich
  • Bled
  • Heidelberg
Spend 5 nights at the enchanting Lake Bled in Slovenia, travelling by train through the beautiful Austrian Alps and along the Rhine Gorge.
From £869
7 Days
  • Turin
  • Venice
  • Vienna
  • Cologne
Combine two fabulous destinations with the stunning Semmering Pass rail route across the Alps on this 6 night holiday to Venice and Vienna. Our suggested itinerary includes a night en route in Turin and an exciting overnight sleeper journey from Vienna back to Cologne.
From £899
10 Days
  • Vienna
  • Graz
  • Ljubljana
  • Trieste
Follow in the footsteps of Michael Portillo as you travel from Vienna, through the Semmering Pass to Graz and onwards to Ljubljana, ending on the shores of the Adriatic Sea in Trieste.
From £899
8 Days
  • Heidelberg
  • Lindau
  • Koblenz
Combine two of Germany's hidden gems with a holiday to Heidelberg and Lindau on Lake Constance. Your return rail journey will also take you along the dramatic Rhine Gorge.
From £899
12 Days
  • Cluj Napoca
  • Sibiu
  • Brasov
  • Sinaia
  • Constanta
  • Bucharest
Follow in the footsteps of Michael Portillo as you travel from the castles of Transylvania, through Romanian capital Bucharest and onwards to the Black Sea resort of Constanta on this Romanian rail adventure.
From £899
  • Bergen
  • Oslo
Fly to Norway to take in one of Europe's great rail journeys aboard the Flåm Railway, along with a fjord cruise and visits to the vibrant cities of Bergen and Oslo.
From £899
10 Days
  • Turin
  • Piran
  • Ljubljana
  • Bled
Take in the scenery and culture of Slovenia on this 9-night holiday. Your suggested itineray takes you from the coastal resort of Piran to Lake Bled in the Julien Alps, via majestic capital Ljubljana.
From £899
  • Vevey
Speed down to the Swiss Riviera and enjoy 5 nights in the pretty town of Vevey on the shores of Lake Geneva, including a regional rail pass so that you can make the most of your stay.
From £899
  • Chur
  • Brig
  • Venice
  • Turin
Make the journey part of the holiday with train travel from London to Switzerland, a night in Chur and then a spectacular ride aboard the Glacier Express en route to the stunning city of Venice.
From £899
  • Chur
  • Como
  • Freiburg
Travel out to one of Italy's most sought-after holiday regions, majestic Lake Como. Take the train via Paris to Chur in Switzerland, then make your entrance in style via the Bernina Express and boat.
From £899
7 Days
  • Bern
  • Rome
  • Nice
Take the train to the historic capital of Italy, via the historic capital of Switzerland on this exciting rail adventure, including 3 full days in Rome before you return via the Côte d'Azur in France.
From £899
8 Days
  • Frankfurt
  • Lake Orta
  • Paris
Discover one of Italy's hidden gems before the word gets out! Travel by rail via Frankfurt and the Swiss Alps and spend 5 nights on lovely Lake Orta before returning with a night in Paris to break your journey home.
From £899
8 Days
  • Lausanne
  • Sirmione
  • Munich
Italy's largest lake is waiting to be explored. Travel south via the stunning Simplon Route high in the Alps and spend 5 nights at beautiful Sirmione on the lake shore, before returning via the Brenner Pass and Munich.
From £899
6 Days
  • Lucerne
  • Florence
  • Turin
Take the scenic route to Florence by rail, with an overnight stop in Lucerne, Switzerland and then the Gotthard Pass through the Alps and into Italy. After two full days to explore, return to the UK via a night in historic Turin en route.
From £899
8 Days
  • Avignon
  • Aix en Provence
Travel down to Avignon on high-speed Eurostar and TGV trains. Spend time here with a choice of tours before moving onto Aix-en-Provence and visiting the beautiful natural landscapes of the Camargue.
From £929
12 Days
  • Riga
  • Tartu
  • Tallinn
  • Helsinki
  • Tampere
Travel from the Latvian capital through Estonia to Helsinki and finally to Tampere in Finland on this exciting journey inspired by Michael Portillo's BBC2 series.
From £949
  • Munich
  • Budapest
  • Vienna
  • Prague
  • Regensburg
Combine the imperial cities of Prague, Vienna and Budapest on this central European adventure by rail. Stop along the way in historic Munich and return home via the wooded hills of Bavaria, with a night in Regensburg.
From £969
  • Hannover
  • Warsaw
  • Krakow
  • Prague
  • Nuremberg
Discover Poland's two most important cities, Warsaw and Krakow, then head into the Czech Republic to visit its iconic capital, Prague. Travel by rail with stops in Hannover and Nuremberg en route.
From £999
9 Days
  • Paris
  • Bordeaux
  • San Sebastian
Take a culinary journey by train, starting in French capital Paris before heading south-west to Bordeaux, the wine capital of the world. From here, cross the border into Spain and visit San Sebastian, home to some of Europe's most renowned restaurants.
From £999
9 Days
  • Munich
  • Budapest
  • Bucharest
  • Istanbul
Travel across the European continent via Munich, Budapest and Bucharest before taking in the sights, smells and sounds of Istanbul, the city where east meets west.
From £999
11 Days
  • Zurich
  • Florence
  • Perugia
  • Spoleto
  • Rome
Travel down to Florence via Zurich and the Gotthard Pass route through the Alps. Then enjoy a leisurely journey south through the stunning scenery of Umbria to Rome, with stops in Perugia and Spoleto as well as a day trip to Assisi.
From £999
9 Days
  • Freiburg
  • Heidelberg
  • Frankfurt
  • Gottingen
Follow in the footsteps of Michael Portillo as you travel from southern Germany’s enchanting Black Forest, via the romantic city of Heidelberg, the financial powerhouse of Frankfurt, through to the university city of Göttingen, in the northern region of Saxony.
From £1,049
7 Days
  • Barcelona
  • Madrid
  • Perpignan
Zoom down to the coast and across France to Barcelona and Madrid on this high-speed rail adventure to Spain. Your return journey takes you via Perpignan with an overnight stop before you head for home.
From £1,049
7 Days
  • Dijon
  • Stresa
  • Strasbourg
Take a stunning rail journey through the Jura Mountains and the Simplon Pass to Stresa on Lake Maggiore and then return via the beautiful French city of Strasbourg.
From £1,049
  • Frankfurt
  • Karlovy Vary
  • Marianske Lazne
  • Cologne
Take a relaxing journey in the comfort of First Class, stay in the thermal spa towns of Karlovy Vary and Marianske Lazne in the heart of Bohemia before returning via Cologne.
From £1,099
  • Chur
  • Interlaken
Experience three of Europe’s most thrilling and impressive train journeys as you take the Glacier Express, Bernina Express and Jungfrau Mountain Railway in stunning Switzerland.
From £1,099
8 Days
  • Turin
  • Desenzano
  • Venice
  • Zurich
Combine the unique city of Venice on the Adriatic, with a stay on the shores of Italy's largest and most popular lake on this essential Italian holiday by rail.
From £1,099
10 Days
  • Sorrento
  • Taormina
  • Valletta
Make tracks for sea and sunshine on a fantastic holiday combining Sorrento, Taormina in Sicily and Maltese capital Valletta.
From £1,099
10 Days
  • Wurzburg
  • Rothenburg
  • Nuremberg
  • Munich
Experience true Bavarian hospitality in this most quintessentially German of regions. Explore its architecture, countryside, castles and cities, and sip local brew in a Brauhaus.
From £1,149
9 Days
  • Turin
  • Rome
  • Athens
Combine two of the world's most important historical, cultural and archaeological centres on this fascinating adventure by rail and sea from London, with a flight back to the UK from Athens.
From £1,149
10 Days
  • Berlin
  • Warsaw
  • Moscow
  • St Petersburg
Travel across Europe to Russian capital Moscow on this epic adventure. You'll have 3 nights here and 3 nights in stunning St Petersburg before returning by air to the UK. Or why not continue the adventure and travel back by rail through Scandinavia?
From £1,149
9 Days
  • Zurich
  • Florence
  • Sorrento
  • Capri
  • Naples
Take the train through the Alps to Florence, the stunning capital of Tuscany and then head south for some Italian sunshine on the Sorrentine Peninsula, including a day trip to the glamorous island of Capri.
From £1,149
9 Days
  • Nuremberg
  • Venice
  • Rome
  • Florence
  • Turin
Italy’s three most popular cities in one itinerary. Travel to Italy via Nuremberg and the Brenner Pass, before experiencing the canals of Venice, the rich history of Rome and the culture of Florence.
From £1,149
  • St Petersburg
  • Helsinki
  • Stockholm
  • Copenhagen
  • Cologne
Fly into St Petersburg, Russia's imperial capital and enjoy a 3 night stay before making your way back to London by rail and sea, via Finnish capital Helsinki, Danish capital Copenhagen and Cologne.
From £1,199
9 Days
  • Kotor
  • Kolašin
  • Belgrade
Discover the Adriatic coastline of one of Europe's most up and coming destinations, before heading inland to Biogradska Gora National Park, and onwards on a scenic rail journey into Serbia.
From £1,199
11 Days
  • Perpignan
  • Cordoba
  • Granada
  • Ronda
  • Seville
  • Nimes
With its Moorish feel and Spanish zest for life, Andalucia is an enchanting region that seduces visitors through every sense. The Alhambra Palace, the Mezquita of Cordoba and Seville Cathedral are just some of the highlights of this holiday.
From £1,199
9 Days
  • Bordeaux
  • San Sebastian
  • Burgos
  • Leon
  • Santiago de Compostela
Travel by rail via Bordeaux and the Pyrenees to San Sebastian and then follow the famous route of pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostelo, with fascinating stops en route in Burgos and Leon.
From £1,199
10 Days
  • Munich
  • Florence
  • Siena
  • Lucca
  • Turin
Travel across the Alps to Florence, enjoy wine-tasting in Chianti and spend time exploring the narrow lanes of Siena and Lucca on this Tuscan adventure by rail.
From £1,199
12 Days
  • Helsinki
  • Turku
  • Rovaniemi
  • Oulu
Combine the welcoming southern cities of Helsinki and Turku with the wilderness in the capital of Finnish Lapland and home of Santa, Rovaniemi
From £1,249
14 Days
  • Nice
  • Vietri sul Mare
  • Catania
  • Palermo
  • Turin
Combine two sizzling hot regions in the south of Italy - the stunning Amalfi Coast and the fascinating and historical island of Sicily. Then return via overnight train and beautiful Alpine scenery.
From £1,249
14 Days
  • Hannover
  • Warsaw
  • Kiev
  • Odessa
  • Lviv
London to Ukraine via Hannover and WarsawUkrainian capital Kiev with its eclectic architectureOdessa on the Black Sea, founded by Catherine the GreatEuropean Lviv with winding cobbled
From £1,249
10 Days
  • Cologne
  • Innsbruck
  • Zell Am See
  • Salzburg
  • Graz
  • Vienna
Combine stunning rail journeys with fabulous Alpine destinations on this essential tour of Austria, taking in Innsbruck, Zell am See, Salzburg, Graz and capital city Vienna.
From £1,299
11 Days
  • Turin
  • Ljubljana
  • Split
  • Hvar Island
  • Zagreb
  • Munich
One of Europe's most popular holiday regions, the Adriatic coastline of Croatia, is easily accessible by rail from London - enjoy beautiful scenery and combine Split with the island of Hvar.
From £1,299
  • Cologne
  • Salzburg
  • Chur
  • Zermatt
  • Strasbourg
Make the most of your winter holiday with a scenic journey through the Alps. Travel from Cologne, through the Rhine Gorge to Salzburg, by panorama coach to Chur, across Switzerland to Zermatt with the Glacier Express and then back to London via Strasbourg.
From £1,299
12 Days
  • Budapest
  • Lake Balaton
  • Zagreb
  • Split
  • Dubrovnik
Fly to Budapest and then catch the train through the fantastic scenery of rural Hungary and Croatia, en route to the historic city of Dubrovnik on the Adriatic Coast. Along the way, you'll stop at lovely Lake Balaton, Zagreb and Split.
From £1,299
11 Days
  • Strasbourg
  • Bellinzona
  • Lugano
  • Locarno
  • Lausanne
Visit Ticino, the beautiful Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland. Take in the best of the region with a complimentary Ticino Ticket - a travel pass to use throughout your stay.
From £1,299
12 Days
  • Freiburg
  • Parma
  • Bari
  • Alberobello
  • Lecce
  • Rome
Travel by rail down through Italy to discover the sun-kissed region of Puglia with its white-washed villages, olive groves and Mediterranean vistas. Your journey takes you via Freiburg in the Black Forest to Parma, Bari and Alberobello.
From £1,299
8 Days
  • Cannes
  • Sestri Levante
  • Amalfi
Travel by train in comfort to the stunning Amalfi Coast via Cannes and the Ligurian Coast. After a full four days to relax and unwind, transfer to Naples airport for a flight home.
From £1,299
  • Hamburg
  • Stockholm
  • Copenhagen
  • Cologne
Take the train north to Scandinavia and enjoy traditional Danish and Swedish hospitality in their vibrant capital cities. Zoom in between destinations on ultra-modern high-speed trains.
From £1,349
10 Days
  • Dijon
  • Stresa
  • Positano
  • Innsbruck
Combine two of Italy's most popular and picturesque holiday regions. Spend time at Lake Maggiore en route to the magnificent Amalfi Coast.
From £1,349
  • Zermatt
  • Chur
  • Innsbruck
  • Lake Bled
  • Heidelberg
Travel from Zermatt, in the shadow of the Matterhorn, through the best of the Swiss and Austrian Alps, to picture-perfect Lake Bled in Slovenia's Julian Alps.
From £1,399
14 Days
  • Bordeaux
  • Lisbon
  • Porto
  • Coimbra
  • Faro
Take in the best of Portugal on this sun-drenched holiday, starting out from London and travelling via Bordeaux to vibrant capital Lisbon, pretty Porto, historic Coimbra and Faro, the gateway to the Algarve.
From £1,399
  • Strasbourg
  • Zermatt
  • St Moritz
  • Cologne
Journey to the foot of the Matterhorn in Zermatt, then take the world's slowest express train, the Glacier Express, on its full run through to St Moritz. Return home via the Rhine Valley and a night in Cologne.
From £1,399
9 Days
  • Lausanne
  • Verona
  • Venice
  • Milan
Combine a memorable visit to the Arena di Verona with the famous opera houses of Venice and Milan to complete a relaxing northern Italian tour with the comfort of First Class rail travel.
From £1,399
  • Luxembourg
  • Nuremberg
  • Innsbruck
  • Chur
  • Zermatt
Take the train through the Ardennes to Luxembourg, then experience the Moselle and Rhine Valleys in Germany before taking in the best Alpine scenery imaginable.
From £1,499
11 Days
  • Interlaken
  • Montreux
  • Zermatt
  • St Moritz
  • Lugano
  • Lucerne
From east to west and top to bottom, take an epic tour of Switzerland by rail, including stunning mountain vistas, lakefront resorts and some of the country's most famous scenic rail journeys.
From £1,699
14 Days
  • Barcelona
  • Tangier
  • Rabat
  • Marrakech
  • Fez
  • Cordoba
  • Perpignan
Take an unforgettable trip to another continent without flying. Let the sights and sounds of Morocco seduce you on this incredible adventure.
From £1,799
21 Days
  • Munich
  • Venice
  • Rome
  • Vietri sul Mare
  • Catania
  • Naples
  • Florence
  • Como
  • Zurich
This epic exploration of Italy's finest cities and most beautiful countryside takes you from Venice down to Sicily and back. En route, visit the elegant cities of Rome and Florence, relax on the Amalfi Coast and cruise on Lake Como.
From £2,149
Visit the enchanting city of Prague for a 3 nights before boarding the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express for an opulent overnight journey back to London.
From £2,799
5 Days
  • Budapest
Travel to stunning Hungarian capital Budapest for a 3 night stay before boarding the world-famous Venice Simplon-Orient-Express for an unforgettable overnight journey back to London.
From £2,799
5 Days
  • Venice
  • Lausanne
Take the trip of a lifetime on board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express en route to the City of Canals. After time at leisure here, return through the Swiss Alps with a night in the lakeside city of Lausanne.
From £2,999
4 Days
  • Verona
On this unforgettable holiday, combine a journey on the world-famous Venice Simplon-Orient-Express with a performance at the Arena di Verona's annual opera festival.
From £3,099
6 Days
  • Monte Carlo
  • Venice
Enjoy the glitz and glamour of Monaco then take the ornate Venice Simplon-Orient-Express from Italy, through Austria, Switzerland and France to London Victoria.
From £3,349
9 Days
  • Heidelberg
  • Salzburg
  • Zell Am See
  • Innsbruck
  • Heidelberg
Experience the beauty of the Austrian Alps via Heidelberg, Salzburg and Zell am See, before indulging in the luxurious Venice Simplon-Orient-Express from Innsbruck to London.
From £3,399
8 Days
  • Venice
  • Amalfi
Take the classic journey from London to Venice on the unforgettable Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and then head for the Amalfi Coast to soak up some Italian sunshine at the end of your holiday.
From £3,999
14 Days
  • Lausanne
  • Stresa
  • Positano
  • Siena
  • Venice
Take in the highlights of Italy including Lake Maggiore, Tuscany and Amalfi Coast before rounding off your holiday in style with a homeward journey aboard the Orient-Express.
From £4,999