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Scenic Train Tours

Scenic Train Tours

Witness some of the most magnificent scenery of the world on a rail tour that explores Europe's natural beauty. From the wild moorlands to idyllic lakeside settings, the diversity of the continent provides a striking backdrop to our scenic train tours. Every holiday that features in this specialist group of tours has been chosen because it visits locations that are abundant in dramatic panoramas. Many of our scenic tours include journeys on steam trains or narrow-gauge railways, which explore regions that are often inaccessible to other forms of transport. These routes wind around mountains, loop over valleys and take you incredibly close to stunning flora, providing an unforgettable feast for the eyes. Choose from our wide range of destinations which includes short breaks and longer, more comprehensive holidays that explore the heart of Europe.

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  • + Add to shortlistYorkshire by Steam 2015

    Yorkshire by Steam - North Yorkshire Moors Railway

    Discover glorious Yorkshire, from the edge of the rugged Dales to its spectacular coastline, via its majestic moorland. We take in ancient York, discover delightful Brontë country and embark on scenic railway journeys.

    Escorted Short Train BreaksSpring rail toursSteam Rail ToursEscorted winter and spring rail journeys

    5 days from £295

    Departures from March to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistYorkshire by Steam 2014

    Yorkshire by Steam - North Yorkshire Moors Railway

    Discover glorious Yorkshire, from the edge of the rugged Dales to its spectacular coastline, via its majestic moorland. We take in ancient York, discover delightful Brontë country and embark on scenic railway journeys.

    Escorted Short Train BreaksSpring rail toursSteam Rail ToursEscorted winter and spring rail journeys

    5 days from £305

    Departures from August to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistSomerset & The Avon Valley 2014

    Bath

    Discover the delightful West Country on this superb holiday. From our base in lively Bristol, we admire the charming countryside on two heritage railways - and also explore magnificent Bath and historic Wells.

    New ToursEscorted Short Train BreaksSteam Rail Tours

    5 days from £375

    Departures from August to SeptemberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistThe Christmas Markets of the Moselle 2014

    The Christmas Markets of the Moselle

    Festively decorated stalls overflowing with seasonal gifts and sumptuous delicacies await you on this delightful Christmas Markets break to the picturesque riverside towns of Trier and Cochem.

    Christmas MarketsEscorted Short Train BreaksEscorted winter and spring rail journeys

    4 days from £375

    Departures from November to DecemberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistHighland Fling 2015

    Highland Fling

    Discover the majestic Highlands on this fantastic train holiday. From our base in Fort William, we take in one of the world's most beautiful rail journeys, visit Loch Ness and develop a taste for Highland life.

    City Sightseeing Tours | Luxury Guided City ToursSpring rail toursEscorted winter and spring rail journeys

    7 days from £395

    Departures from February to MarchView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistRailways of the Rhine 2014

    Railways of the Rhine

    Spend a long weekend exploring the wonderful scenery of the Rhine Valley by heritage train. This short break stays in the beautiful riverside town of Remagen and includes two days of railway excursions. 

    Classic Escorted Rail JourneysEscorted Short Train BreaksSpring rail tours

    4 days from £405

    Departures from August to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistAlluring Rhine Valley 2014

    Drachenburg Castle

    Explore the majestic Rhine Valley by train, boat and rack railway from our base at riverside Remagen, sampling the local wines as we cruise beneath ancient vineyards and hilltop castles.

    Escorted Short Train BreaksSpring rail tours

    5 days from £408

    Departures from August to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistRailways of Wales 2014

    Railways of Wales - Llangollen Railway

    Charming Llandudno is the base for this superb tour exploring the rugged, mountainous beauty of North Wales. Excursions by mountain and steam railways showcase one of the UK's most scenic regions. 

    Classic Escorted Rail JourneysEscorted Short Train BreaksSpring rail toursSteam Rail Tours

    6 days from £415

    Departures from August to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistWalking in the Rhine Valley 2014

    Walking in the Rhine Valley

    Enjoy the spring blossom, mid-summer or autumn colours of the romantic Rhine and Ahr Valleys. Our hotelier, an experienced walker, introduces a region of riverside splendour and dramatic vine-clad hillsides.

    Escorted Short Train BreaksSpecial Interest Breaks by TrainSpring rail tours

    5 days from £445

    Departures from August to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistWest Highlands & Skye 2014

    West Highlands & Skye

    From the handsome city of Glasgow, make the exciting journey through the mesmerising scenery of the Scottish Highlands on one of the world's great railways, and discover panoramas of the Isle of Skye.

    Escorted Lakes and Mountains BreaksEscorted Short Train BreaksSpring rail tours

    6 days from £475

    Departures from August to OctoberView MapView tour
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Viewing Europe’s Scenery by Train

Our comprehensive selection of scenic train tours combines an exciting programme of excursions with elegant accommodation, to provide a truly unforgettable holiday experience. The type of excursions that are included on each holiday varies from city sightseeing tours to trips to places of renowned natural beauty. Each excursion has been carefully chosen because it introduces our guests to the "heart and soul" of the places that you visit, providing you with an authentic taste of the destination.

All of our scenic train tours are escorted by a courteous and professional Tour Manager who will ensure that you have the best possible experience during your time with us. Every detail of your scenic train tour will be planned months before your departure and it is your Tour Manager's job to ensure that everything runs as planned. If you prefer to explore independently they will happily fade into the background, only offering assistance when needed. Full details of what is included in each of our scenic rail tours can be found in the individual tour itineraries above. If you require additional information or have any queries please do not hesitate to contact our Tour Advisors.

Quality

Every aspect of every tour is meticulously planned ensuring a quality experience for our customers

  • Hand-picked hotels
  • Carefully planned itineraries
  • The best rail travel
  • Professional Tour Managers

Value

So much is included in the price maximising your enjoyment and guaranteeing value for money

  • Rail travel and transfers
  • City centre hotels
  • Full programme of excursions
  • Many meals

Pedigree

As part of the GRJ Group, we’ve been the market leading operator of escorted holidays by rail for over 30 years

  • Specialist Tour Advisors
  • Professional, trained Tour Managers
  • Experienced local guides
  • Market-leading holidays

Promise

Book with confidence as your money is protected and we won’t apply any surcharges after you have booked

  • AITO and ABTA members
  • ATOL protected flights
  • No surcharges after you book
  • No late discounts – everyone pays the same
Secured by ThawteSagepayABTA No. V2170ATOL 3278AITOCLIASustainable Tourism - 3 starIIC

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