No-one does German steam like Railtrail. For the very best steam action whether it be Plandampf, Steam Festivals, Steam Depots, standard or narrow-gauge we simply offer more content than anyone else.
A brand new steam tour with a unique twist as we combine fabulous mainline steam, heritage steam depot, vintage trams, a brewery and beautifully traditional German Christmas markets in the picture box imaged towns of Germany's rural heartland. Plus the UNESCO World Heritage attraction of Wartburg Castle.
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.
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.
Our first German Mega Steam for a number of years features 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, a historic steam boat trip on the River Elbe at Pirna, then continue to Berlin for two mainline steam excursions, a tour of the atmospheric Schöneweide MPD with it's fine collection of locomotives
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.
Steam Tours 2019 - More to be added weekly