From the exotic wonders of Istanbul to the striking glaciers of Arctic Norway, escorted train holidays in Europe offer unique and diverse experiences in some of the world's most stunning locations. Great Rail Journeys has a wide range of rail holidays in Europe to choose from including comprehensive multi-centre tours, short breaks and rail cruises. On a single tour you can experience the contrasting cultures and beauty of the continent whilst admiring natural wonders such as the renowned fjords of Norway as you discover Europe by train.
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Sailing on the magnificent Seine and its lesser-known tributary, the Yonne, this wonderful cruise takes us on a leisurely and relaxed journey towards Burgundy and Champagne. We explore the charming towns that we pass en route, visit the Château of Fontainebleau and cruise through beautifully illuminated Paris.More details
Cruising gently along the Rhine, you have ample time to reflect on the ever-changing scenery. Witness the historic castles, romantic towns and cosmopolitan cities of the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland and France, from the comfort of our deluxe 5-star ship.More details
Every season transforms the continent, bringing new delights and wondrous beauty to be discovered by rail in Europe. Holidays with Great Rail Journeys include all accommodation and transport, as well as a selection of meals and a variety of excursions such as; city tours, concerts and trips to iconic landmarks. Many train holidays in Europe also include journeys on famous railways such as the Glacier Express and the North York Moors Railway. On these spectacular rail excursions guests have the chance to see astounding scenery that is often inaccessible to vehicles. More information on what is included on each of our European rail holidays can be found in the individual tours descriptions. To view a listing of holidays around Europe by rail, select a destination from the map above.
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