Germany

2018 Great German Rail Ale Trail
9 Days From Only £1,295.00

In 2018 the German National Tourist Office is celebrating 'Culinary Germany'. Rob studied German and lived there in his youth, whereas Dave lost his heart to the beautiful Harz. So here is their love letter to Germany, on the face of it a tour of German beers, from Düsseldorf's Altbier to Cologne's rival Kölsch, with Gose, Bockbier, Rotbier and even smoked ale. Yet delve deeper to discover a country with colourful regional differences of taste, language, culture and lifestyle. Prost!

Grand Tour of Europe by EuroCity
16 Days From Only £2,995.00

Following in the footsteps of the TEE Trans Europ Express network, EuroCity trains connect important European cities with speed, comfort and more than a hint of nostalgia. This tour pays homage to the network of cross-border trains and international co-operation on a grand tour of Europe, featuring its most celebrated routes.

2018 Saxony Seven Steam & Rail Explorer
9 Days From Only £1,525.00

We have been taking steam enthusiasts to Saxony for many years to discover some of Germany's best narrow-gauge railways, but here is a tour with broader appeal, featuring funicular railways, steam lines, trams and river steam boats, plus Meissen porcelain, castles, gardens, the beautiful city of Dresden and the enthralling landscape of Saxon Switzerland. Introducing the Magnificent Seven!

2 departures on 04/06/2018 and 10/09/2018
2018 Harz Mountains Steam - the jewel of Germany
7 Days From Only £1,025.00

A superb rail holiday to enjoy the picturesque towns and villages surrounded by a panoramic range of rocky crags romantic valleys, and fairytale woods - full of folklore, witches and steam trains.

3 departures between 16/06/2018 and 15/09/2018
2018 Fab Four Rhine Valley Rail Roamer
5 Days From Only £615.00

Experience four of the Rhine Valley's rail highlights on one fabulous tour! Including Germany's oldest rack railway, the Drachenfelsbahn, the heritage railbuses of the Kasbachtalbahn, the scenic branch line through the red wine vineyards of the Ahr Valley and, not forgetting, heritage steam and diesel on the Vulkan Express!

2 departures on 22/06/2018 and 27/07/2018
Northern Germany & Baltic Coast Maximum Steam
11 Days From Only £1,795.00

Enjoy a superbly relaxing summer steam tour as we meander across Northern Germany on a sojourn of discovery to enjoy the very best of the steam railways from town, countryside to seaside!

The Grand Tour -Swedish Steam & Hanseatic Heritage
15 Days From Only £2,895.00

We often ask our customers where they would like to go next and Sweden is a popular response. So here it is, a tour spending a week in Sweden, visiting Stockholm and Linköping, three heritage railways and with two gentle cruises along idyllic waterways on board historic vessels. But that's not all, as our overland adventure uncovers three proud German Hanseatic cities and three more heritage railways.

Meiningen Steam Festival & Much More
6 Days From Only £1,375.00

A wonderful steam holiday featuring a truly unique full day excursion travelling by mainline steam from Frankfurt to Meiningen for the annual Open Day at the last major steam works in Europe. Plus steam on heritage lines of various gauges.

2018 Rhine Valley Railways Uncorked
7 Days From Only £799.00

Rob first worked with the Pinger Hotel in the early 2000's, when he organised a rail-themed holiday to Remagen for Wallace Arnold Tours. This tour harks back to that trip, but includes so much more: scenic branch lines through vineyards, a rack railway, a heritage diesel ride, two cable cars, a steamboat along the Loreley Valley and the Vulkan Express under steam, plus vineyard visits with winetasting and we've even timed this trip to coincide with Remagen's village wine festival!

2018 Golden October in the Harz Mountains & More
7 Days From Only £1,199.00

This special 'Golden October' tour is timed to be in the Harz for a Brocken steam Sonderzug. After further visits to the UNESCO World Heritage Rammelsberg mine complex and Goslar, plus a trip on the Thale cable car and scheduled Selketal steam, we head to the Mansfelder Bergwerksbahn for one of their rare 'Infozug' steam days. Finally, from Kassel we enjoy the Hessencourrier 'Golden October' steam excursion to Naumburg, another rarity from Railtrail.

Harz Mountains & Rübeland Festive Steam
5 Days From Only £899.00

We have been escorting groups to the Harz Mountains for many years, come spring, summer, autumn or winter. This one is a little bit different though, staying in the mountain resort of Braunlage at our hotel in superior rooms with balcony, with two special steam runs, including a rare visit to the Rübeland Railway and three Christmas Markets. A Festive tour to warm your Harz!

Harz Mountains & Rhine Valley Christmas Cracker
9 Days From Only £1,295.00

Combining two of our favourite destinations at that 'wonderful time of the year', enjoy the pre-Christmas festivities in the wintry Harz Mountains, with tempting Christmas Markets & the Brocken by steam. Then celebrate Christmas itself by the Rhine in riverside Remagen, sailing along the Loreley Valley from beautiful Boppard, climbing through the Ahr Valley by train and experiencing the Vulkan Express.

Black Forest New Year Steam & More
6 Days From Only £1,295.00

Enjoy a special New Year tour as we steam through glorious Black Forest scenery in its magical winter setting on three included steam excursions! We also spend New Year's Eve in beautiful Freiburg and tour the city at the 'Gateway to the Black Forest' by vintage tram.

New Year Celebrations by the Romantic Rhine
6 Days From Only £849.00

Welcome in 2019 by the Rhine in riverside Remagen with a 5 course dinner, music, dancing and a complimentary evening bar on New Year's Eve. Uncover Remagen's history on a guided walk with our hotelier, sail along the Loreley Valley from beautiful Boppard, climb through the Ahr Valley by train and experience the Vulkan Express.

2019 Harz Mountains Winter Wonderland
6 Days From Only £849.00

Germany's timeless Harz Mountains are arguably even more spectacular in winter. Towns brimming with half-timbered houses resemble Christmas card scenes and the surrounding forests glisten in the snow. February offers the best of the Harz in winter, so join us on a narrow gauge and mountain railway adventure to warm your Harz.

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