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Join us on a European rail holiday

From Spain’s Blossom train to Italy’s Bernina Express, we’re bringing you some of the most legendary rail pathways across the continent.

Some of Europe’s prettiest landscapes are best appreciated from the wide, bright windows of a train. A European rail journey means you can venture into the heart of a region, as well as to the wilder, more remote passes. Think the alpine valleys and peaks of Switzerland, the castle-sprinkled Cathar Country of France, or even the citrus and almond groves of Mallorca. It’s not your ordinary holiday, but then again, that’s what makes the experience special.

Striking landscapes aside, the very experience of a rail journey can be a powerful hit of nostalgia, a kind of transportation into a whole other era. Some memorable trains include the Bernina Express of Italy and Switzerland, the 100-year-old Train du pays Cathare et du Fenouilledes (the Red Train) of France, or the vintage Orange Blossom Train of Spain, all alike in their being marvels of engineering, but distinct in their varying routes through Europe and unique stylistic quirks.

OUR FEATURED European Rail Holidays

All aboard! Where will your European rail journey take you?

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  • 6 Dates - Apr 2024 - Oct 2024

Things to see on a European Rail Holiday

From lakes to glaciers, from sprawling cities to charming villages - Europe is a continent made to be explored by rail.

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Our award-winning collection of holidays covers all seven continents, with carefully planned itineraries ranging from rail journeys and river cruises.

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Our booking policy means we offer the best flexibility options for those who travel with us. We were even awarded Green in the Which? Holiday Checker.

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From ancient wineries in the Caucasus Mountains to the cities of the Far East, we offer holidays bursting with curated itineraries to timeless and on-trend destinations.


We are delighted by the 56 British Travel Awards we have won over the past decade. These awards have been a much-appreciated recognition of what we love doing.

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We believe the travel industry has a responsibility to care for the planet and its people. On our tours, we strive to minimise our impact on the environment and local communities.

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Over 40 years, we have delivered wish-list holidays to over one million customers. We hope you will be part of our growing community of travellers.

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