Rail-Drive Holidays

It’s time to hit the open road with our selection of holidays incorporating easy rail journeys, a week in a beautiful region of rural France, Switzerland, Germany or Italy and the freedom of your own hire car. Explore the winding back roads of Tuscany, head for the mountains in the Bernese Oberland region of Switzerland or perhaps discover the delights of Provence? Choose your base, grab a map and get going! Remember, we can tailor a trip to your requirements so if there’s somewhere else you’d like to explore, just let us know.

Recommended Itineraries

Rail-Drive Holidays
8 Days
  • Avignon
Speed through France by high-speed TGV and then pick up a hire car and head into the beautiful region of Provence, staying for 7 nights in the stunning surroundings of the Parc Naturel Régional des Alpilles. Enjoy time at leisure to explore nearby Arles, Avignon, Aix and the unique landscapes of the Camargue.
From £799
8 Days
  • Lossburg
Spend a week in the peaceful surroundings of the Black Forest in Germany on this holiday by rail and road. Enjoy a spa treatment in Baden-Baden, take a boat out on Lake Titisee, hike in the Black Forest foothills and settle back with a drink in a local beer garden.
From £899
10 Days
  • Nice
  • Castelvecchio Pascoli
  • Turin
Head for the Tuscan Hills on this 9-night adventure including rail travel to Pisa, 7 days' car hire and hotel accommodation in a stunning rural setting. There's plenty of time to explore this beautiful region of Italy, with Lucca and the Tuscan coast both only an hour away. Return to the UK with a night in Turin en route.
From £1,099
  • Bern
  • Hilterfingen
Take the train to Swiss capital Bern and then head out into the stunning surroundings of the Bernese Oberland with your hire car. Spending a week near lovely Lake Thun, you'll have plenty of time to visit nearby Interlaken and Brienz, the Lauterbrunnen Valley, Gantrisch Naturepark and the quintessentially Swiss region of Emmental.
From £1,499