Whether you want to embrace or escape the cold weather, we have the perfect holiday to banish those winter blues. Take in some festive cheer with a visit to one of Europe’s famous Christmas markets, or even a family holiday to see Santa in Lapland! Discover the landscapes of Switzerland, Austria and Eastern Europe blanketed in snow. Visit Venice in carnival season. Or head for warmer climes with a holiday to Sicily, Mallorca or South Africa. Have a look at our suggested itineraries or give us a call to tailor make your perfect winter holiday. You can also get more festive inspiration with our Top Ten Christmas Markets blog.
Winter Holidays by Rail
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.
Travel by train from London to Stockholm and the Arctic Circle on this fantastic adventure. Your journey north takes you via Münster and Copenhagen to the Swedish capital. From here, an overnight sleeper service takes you to the remote mountain resort of Abisko.
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.
Take the train through France and Spain, breaking your journey in Montpellier en route to sunny Valencia. Enjoy a 3-night stay in this port city with its beaches and futuristic architecture before taking an overnight ferry across the Mediterranean to Palma on the island of Mallorca. Here you'll have two full days to explore, including a full day tour of the island by coach, boat and vintage train.
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.
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Travel on board the legendary Eastern & Oriental Express from the multi-cultural city state of Singapore, through Malaysia and eventually to the hustle and bustle of Thai capital Bangkok.