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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Discover the historic riverside towns and villages which inspired the Impressionist painters on our included shore excursions, which also includes a visit to the Armistice Carriage in Compiègne.More details
Stunning scenery and spectacular views are enough to take your breath away as we travel by rail through the heart of the Swiss Alps on the world-famous Glacier Express train. Admire the classic scenery as Switzerland emerges from winter, with the first flowers budding in the Alpine meadows.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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