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Germany's timeless Harz Mountains are arguably even more spectacular in winter with the towns half-timbered houses and snow dusted forests resembling a picturesque Christmas card scene. For 2020 our popular Harz Winter Wonderland tour has been extended to 7 days to include an extra day to explore beautiful Wernigerode. We have also added an extra date for 2020 due to the 2019 date selling out so quickly, don't delay, join us on a narrow gauge and mountain railway adventure to warm your Harz.
A super steam tour featuring the amazing Dresden Steam Festival including four mainline steam runs and five fantastic Saxon Narrow Gauge lines - See our previous tour films on our website However, that's not all as we also include a heritage tram ride at Kirnitzschtalbahn, and a historic steam boat trip on the River Elbe at Pirna,
A summer sojourn of steam including rare visits to experience the standard gauge Hessencourrier line and an even rarer opportunity to storm up the very steeply inclined Rübeland line. Add in a private steam charter on the narrow-gauge Mansfelder Bergwerksbahn and a visit to Stassfurt locomotive collection in the former DB shed. All topped off with three wonderful days on the Harz Mountains Railway including steam around the Selkethal and the Hasselfelde branch.
A great Railtrail holiday to discover picturesque medieval towns and villages surrounded by a panoramic range of stunning mountains, romantic valleys and fairytale woods - full of folklore, fascinating history and superb steam trains.
Enjoy the festive season with a Saxony Steam escorted rail holiday combining two fabulous mainline steam excursions, including a trip to Prague by steam, with three wonderful Saxon narrow-gauge steam lines, plus tours of Dresden Alstadt steam depot and the Transport Museum. Topped off with free-time at both Dresden and Leipzig traditional Christmas Markets where only local products manufactured in the region are sold.
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.
Steam Tours 2020 - More to be added weekly