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A family firm with an ethos of honesty and integrity. Our passion for delivering quality escorted holidays by rail at great value fares along with consistently excellent customer service has stood us in good stead for over 40 years.
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Enjoy the wine regions of the Rhine & Moselle, the stunning Harz Mountains and its steam trains, or the historic renaissance and waterfront vista at Dresden ...
Enjoy a trip to the wonderful Rhine Valley packed with brewery tours, beer tastings and wonderful Rhineland railways! Our new rail and ales themed tour features scenic branch lines, the Kasbachtal Railway, Germany's oldest rack railway - the Drachenfalsbahn, and the Vulkan Express train, plus visits to some of the Rhine's most popular destinations including Bonn, Koblenz, and Cologne.Duration: 7 Days
A Railtrail tour jam-packed with rail and heritage based in a lovely part of Germany. Steam on Germany's first ever heritage railway, trundle across 'Devil's Moor' on the Moor Express, steam on board Jan Harpstedt and get to know the beautiful Hanseatic city of Bremen on a vintage tram ride, before our final excursion to the port of Bremerhaven to visit the submarine 'Wilhelm Bauer'.Duration: 6 Days
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.Duration: 7 Days
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!Duration: 9 Days
The superb Dresden Steam festival, 4 mainline steam excursions, 5 fabulous Saxon Narrow-Gauge lines, Parkeisenbahn steam, Funicular & Suspension railways, River Elbe cruise. Plus the unique Schwebebahn.Duration: 11 Days
Enjoy the festive season with a Saxony Steam escorted rail holiday combining two fabulous mainline steam excursions, a steam hauled excursion from Dresden to the historic Polish city of Breslau (Wroclaw), three wonderful Saxon narrow-gauge steam lines and tours of Dresden Alstadt steam depot and the Transport Museum, as well as a visiting both Dresden and Leipzig traditional Christmas Markets where only local products manufactured in the region are sold.Duration: 7 Days
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.Duration: 7 Days
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. Our popular Winter Wonderland tour now includes a day to relax and explore beautiful Wernigerode.Duration: 7 Days
Award winning rail holidays in the UK and Europe, All departing in 2022