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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 with stays in Wurzburg, Rothenburg, Nuremberg and Munich.
Combine two of Germany's hidden gems with a holiday to historic Heidelberg and the pretty resort town of Lindau on the shores of Lake Constance. Your return rail journey will also take you to Augsburg in Bavaria, one of Germany's oldest cities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Travel to Portugal by train from the UK, stopping off at the city of San Sebastian with its sweeping urban beaches and Michelin-starred restaurants before catching a sleeper train to Portugal and enjoying three days in historic Lisbon.
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.
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.
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?
Discover the beautiful Slovenian resort of Lake Bled, surrounded by the soaring peaks of the Julien Alps, with scenic rail travel to and from your destination. Spend a night en route in Munich and, on the way back, stop in the beautiful city of Heidelberg.
Take in the scenery and culture of Slovenia on this 10-night holiday. Your suggested itinerary takes you from the coastal resort of Piran to Lake Bled in the Julian Alps, via majestic capital Ljubljana.
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.
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.
Fly into Calgary and then experience the grandeur of the Canadian Rockies as the first Western pioneers would have seen them with an unforgettable journey aboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Kamloops to Vancouver.
Take the train through France to Interlaken, surrounded by the wonders of the Bernese Oberland. Then catch the Belle Epoque or modern panoramic carriages of the Golden Pass line through stunning scenery to Montreux on Lake Geneva.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Take the train from London to Switzerland and stay overnight in Zurich before travelling through the Gotthard Pass to Venice. Return with a stop in the historic city of Turin and then an onward journey via Paris to the UK.
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.
Travel by train in comfort to the stunning Amalfi Coast via Cannes and Sestri Levante on the Ligurian Coast. After a full four days to relax and unwind, transfer to Naples and return home via Munich and the Brenner Pass.
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.
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 before returning to the UK via historic Turin.
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.
Take the ultimate Rocky Mountaineer tour through the Canadian Rockies in a scenic loop from Vancouver. Enjoy jaw-dropping scenery plus the chance to explore Banff National Park, Lake Louise, Jasper, Quesnel and Whistler.
Take the luxurious Belmond Andean Explorer from Arequipa to Cusco, along one of the highest and most beautiful rail routes in the world. Your holiday includes a stay in Lima at the start of your holiday and an unforgettable day trip to Machu Picchu.
Take in the most popular cities of East Coast USA on this exciting Stateside holiday, including central hotels and rail travel between destinations. Follow the Freedom Trail in Boston, shop till you drop in New York City and discover some of the world's best museums in Washington DC.
Travel all the way from London to the Sea of Japan on this epic adventure. Take the train via Berlin and Warsaw to Moscow and then catch the Golden Eagle private train for a luxurious Trans Siberian journey on the classic route to Vladivostok.
Enjoy four days at leisure to explore the beautifully situated city of Cape Town. Then board the iconic Blue Train for an unforgettable journey through the landscapes of South Africa to Pretoria, with a stop at Kimberley Diamond Mines along the way.
Start out from Russia's Easternmost port and take a luxurious journey across Asia to Moscow aboard the Golden Eagle private train. From here, continue your epic rail journey in First Class from Moscow back to London, via Warsaw and Berlin.
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.
Take the train to vibrant Catalan capital Barcelona via Bordeaux and Pyrenees. With 4 nights in Barcelona, there's time for a daytrip to the Roman city of Tarragona too before you return to the UK with a stop in Avignon to break your journey home.
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.
Enjoy a journey on one of the most famous scenic trains, travelling in style with the new Excellence Class on the Glacier Express. Your holiday also includes first class travel on your rail journeys in and out of Switzerland along with luxury hotels.
Enjoy a lovely tour by rail around some of France's best loved wine regions. Start in Champagne capital Reims and then take a short train journey to Dijon, at the heart of Burgundy. Then, continue to Strasbourg, where you'll find half-timbered houses and cosy Alsatian wine taverns.
Enjoy a stunning holiday taking in the beautiful Spanish region of Galicia and the verdant landscapes of the Douro Valley in Portugal. This suggested itinerary includes stops in Spanish capital Madrid, the pilgrim city of Santiago de Compostela, Vigo, lovely Porto, Pinhão in the Douro Valley and historic Salamanca.
Enjoy a relaxing rail holiday taking in the stunning landscapes of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers. Your journey takes you to Trier, the 'Rome of the North', then onto the banks of the Rhine, with stays in beautiful Boppard and Rudesheim.
Travel east of the former Iron Curtain on this epic holiday from Gdansk in the Baltic to Belgrade in Serbia, taking in some spectacular destinations along the way, including Dresden, Prague and Budapest.
Take a hike through the stunning Graubunden region of Switzerland, with stops in the famous resorts of Klosters and Arosa on this relaxing holiday by rail. Travel out via Frankfurt and back via Zurich with half-board at your hotels in Switzerland and luggage transfers while you're walking.
Take the train to lovely Lucerne and then walk around the lake front and into the mountains on this stunning hiking holiday. Your route will take you via famous peaks, lush gorges and sweeping Alpine vistas with some breathtaking cable car rides along the way.
Enjoy some fresh mountain air and breathtaking surroundings on a walking holiday in the Bernese Oberland. Your holiday includes nights in Wengen, Grindelwald and Meiringen with luggage transfers between walking locations and detailed directions to guide your route.
Take the hiking trail along the UNESCO World Heritage section of the Rhaetian Railway, which regularly offers panoramic views of an over a century-old feat of engineering with a backdrop of stunning Alpine scenery. Combine with rail travel to and from the UK and luggage transfers between hotels for a stress-free walking holiday.
Take an epic overland journey from London under the English Channel and across Continental Europe to Greek capital Athens. Along the way, you'll travel through Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria and Serbia, stopping in fascinating cities en route.
Spend time in the vibrant city of Cape Town, with its fabulous setting between Table Mountain and the ocean. Then embark on one of the world's most luxurious train journeys with Rovos Rail, heading through South Africa to Pretoria.
Take a fabulous journey from South Africa's administrative capital Pretoria to the UNESCO World Heritage listed Victoria Falls in luxury and style with Rovos Rail. Why not combine this holiday with a journey from Cape Town to Pretoria?
Head into the popular region of the Harz Mountains in Germany on this picturesque rail holiday, taking in Cologne, the Harz Mountains Railway and historic Hannover. You'll also have a day rail pass from Hannover to explore lovely Lower Saxony.
From north to south, discover the best of New Zealand on this essential itinerary, taking in the country's diverse cities, jaw-dropping landscapes and unforgettable train journeys, including the world-famous TranzAlpine.
Soak up the sunshine on a holiday by rail and sea to the beautiful French island of Corsica. Your journey takes you south to Nice for an overnight stop before you make a ferry crossing to Bastia. From here, continue to Calvi and Ajaccio before returning to the mainline and travelling up through France back to the UK.
Take an exciting journey aboard the Ghan through Australia's heartland, starting in Adelaide and finishing in Darwin with unforgettable stays at Alice Springs, Uluru, Kings Canyon and Kakadu National Park.
Take the classic journey across the continent of Australia on this exciting 9 night holiday aboard the Indian Pacific. Starting in Perth, capital of Western Australia, you'll travel just over 2,700 miles via Adelaide, Broken Hill and the beautiful Blue Mountains.
Embark on a journey through maritime history as you discover the port cities of Amsterdam, Hamburg and Oslo on this fascinating 10-night holiday. You'll also stop in lovely Aarhus, Denmark's second largest metropolis and then take a ferry across the Skagerrak strait to Norway.
Travel by train from the UK through France and Italy to the island of Sicily, then hop on a boat and travel across the Mediterranean to Malta on this great island-hopping itinerary. Your holiday includes nights in Turin, Naples and Taormina on Sicily along with 3 nights in historic Maltese capital Valletta.
Take to the rails of Wales on this 9-day itinerary taking you through some of the country's most scenic rail lines and heritage railways. Enjoy the Heart of Wales line, Welsh Highland Line, Snowdon Mountain Railway and the wonderful Ffestiniog Railway.
Enjoy a breathtaking rail journey through Scotland including the famous West Highland Line and Highland Railway. You'll also visit the Isle of Skye and Loch Ness with stays in Edinburgh, Inverness, Fort William and Glasgow.
Beat the traffic on the A303 or M5 with a smooth rail journey to the south west of England. Take the train to Devon and experience a bygone era on the South Devon Steam Railway, and then take in three of Cornwall’s most charming coastal towns - Looe, Falmouth and Penzance.
Enjoy a stunning introduction to the wild western half of Scotland aboard one of the world's most luxurious trains. Your journey takes you via Loch Lomond, Ben Nevis, the Morar Sands, the Glenfinnan Monument and the Isle of Bute, with exclusive off-train experiences, gourmet dining and traditional entertainment.
Travel through some of the most spectacular scenery in the Highlands aboard the iconic Belmond Royal Scotsman. During your journey, you'll have private castle tours, a visit to Rothiemurchus Estate in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, and a seal watching boat trip along with options for golf, country pursuits and whiskey tasting.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fly into stunning Slovenia for a relaxing 9 night holiday combining coast, mountains, lakes and a cultural capital city. You'll also have a private transfer from Piran to Ljubljana with a stop en route at the spectacular Postojna Caves or nearby Predjama, the largest cave castle in the world.
Enjoy a short break in Poland, following in the footsteps of social media rail enthusiast Andy Brabin @andybtravels and stay in two of Poland's most popular cities. Combine Warsaw and Krakow on this quickfire Polish adventure taking in excursions to Bialystok and the Tatra Mountains.
Combine sun and sea, culture and history on a Greek adventure. Fly into Thessaloniki and stay for a couple of nights before heading south to ancient capital Athens. From here, a fast ferry will take you across the Aegean Sea to the legendary island of Santorini, where you have three full days to soak up the sunshine.
Take a scenic journey through the Alps to Venice, with a night in the pretty Old Town of Zurich en route. Enjoy time at leisure in the City of Canals before joining the gleaming carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express for an unforgettable journey back to London.
Enjoy a rail journey into the beautiful and fascinating region of Tyrol, straddling Austria, Germany and Italy, on this relaxing holiday. You'll have stops in Tyrolean capital Innsbruck, the pretty towns of Merano and Bressanone as well as East Tyrolean capital Lienz before heading home via Munich.
Enjoy an in-depth rail holiday to Sweden, exploring everything from ultra-cool urban centres and stunning island-strewn archipelagos, to a popular ski resort and the elusive Northern Lights north of the Arctic Circle. This suggested itinerary includes stops in Malmo, Gothenburg, capital Stockholm, Are and Abisko in Swedish Lapland.
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