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Special Interest Holidays

The world is packed full of experiences and adventures, many of which can only be experienced in certain places across the globe, at certain times of year and occasionally, only once in a decade.

Special Interest Holidays

Many discerning travellers have a certain thing in mind, something that's kept them awake at night, something they've been planning their whole lives for. To help those travellers truly make the most out of discovering what they've always wanted to discover, we've come up with a range of special interest tours. Poignant battlefields, spectacular natural light shows, gastronomical extravaganzas, magnificent festivals and famous plays all make an appearance in this collection which features unique and iconic tours, catering to specific interests.

Oberammergau - Way of the Cross

Oberammergau 2020

Oberammergau 2020

Join us to experience Oberammergau's 42nd Passion Play, the moving re-enactment of Christ's crucifixion and subsequent resurrection performed by a cast of 2,000.

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Tulips CruiseTulips Cruise

Springtime Tulips and Keukenhof Gardens (Fly & Cruise)

Spectacular floral displays, poignant battlefield tours and fairytale cities await on this scenic cruise along the waterways of Belgium and the Netherlands.

From the decks of a luxurious river cruise ship, get to the heart of what makes these two charming countries so special as you are joined for on board talks from gardening television celebrity Charlie Dimmock, and World War I specialist Col. Piers Storie-Pugh

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2020Apr

8 days from £1,495 pp

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Tulips CruiseTulips Cruise

Springtime Tulips and Keukenhof Gardens (Rail & Cruise)

Spectacular floral displays, poignant battlefield tours and fairytale cities await on this scenic cruise along the waterways of Belgium and the Netherlands.

From the decks of a luxurious river cruise ship, get to the heart of what makes these two charming countries so special as you are joined for on board talks from gardening television celebrity Charlie Dimmock, and World War I specialist Col. Piers Storie-Pugh

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2020Apr

8 days from £1,445 pp

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Tracks of the Deep South

Historic tracks lead us on a rail tour through the heartland of great American music - from Nashville, home of Country Music, to the Blues, Soul and Rock 'n' Roll of Memphis and the jazz of New Orleans.

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2020FebAprMayAugSepOctNov

14 days from £2,695 pp

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Moscow & St Petersburg

Discover the two incredible and powerful cities that have both driven and shaped Russia on this magnificent journey. Starting in Moscow, we visit iconic attractions including the Kremlin and Red Square, before travelling to St Petersburg - a city so rich in history its entire centre is an UNESCO World Heritage site.

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2020MayJunJulAugSep

7 days from £1,695 pp

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Yorkshire Christmas Markets

Based in the spa town of Harrogate, experience the Christmas Market in York, enjoy a vintage steam rail journey with a festive theme and visit the historic house of Castle Howard in its full Christmas glory.

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2019NovDec

5 days from £545 pp

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Edinburgh TattooEdinburgh Tattoo

Edinburgh Tattoo & Stirling Castle

Experience the spectacle of the Edinburgh Tattoo, with pipes and drums resonating from the castle's elevated setting. Complimenting the trip, travel by heritage railway and rotating boat lift as we explore the River Forth and Stirling Castle.

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2020Aug

4 days from £595 pp

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Oberammergau & Rhine Cruise

The Oberammergau Passion Play is famous across the world for its marvellous retelling of the Passion of the Christ. Celebrate the play with tier 1 or 2 category tickets before embarking on a wonderful 7-night cruise on the magnificent Rhine river.

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2020MayJun

11 days from £3,745 pp

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Oberammergau, Amsterdam & Five-Star Rhine Cruise

The Oberammergau Passion Play is famous across the world for its marvellous retelling of the Passion of the Christ. Celebrate the play with tier 1 tickets before embarking on a wonderful 7-night cruise on the magnificent Rhine river.

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2020JunAug

11 days from £3,595 pp

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Steam Trains & Tulips of Holland

From our base in beautiful Delft, we visit the popular Keukenhof Gardens, the superb Royal Delft Porcelain factory and vibrant Amsterdam. We also make a wonderful journey across the countryside by vintage steam train.

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2020MarAprMay

6 days from £895 pp

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Bavarian Christmas Markets

Sample the sights and smells of three Bavarian Christmas Markets by train. Regensburg, Rothenburg and arguably Germany's most famous Christmas Market, Nuremberg.

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2019Dec

5 days from £775 pp

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Cologne's Wonderful Markets

Cologne has seven incredible bustling Christmas markets to choose from. Sample local bratwurst, beers and mulled wine in Europe's Christmas market capital, before we pay a visit to West Germany's former capital, the magnificent city of Bonn.

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2019Dec

4 days from £595 pp

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Cornwall Spring Flower Show

Usher in the spring season on this colourful flower-filled tour. From our beautiful woodland base in St Austell, we visit the Cornwall Flower Show, see the famous Eden Project and Heligan, and explore the Cornish countryside by heritage train.

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2020Apr

5 days from £595 pp

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The flagship tour for our carnival holidays is Venice's Carnevale, which offers exuberance and colour with spine tingling luxury. Providing a comprehensive list of all the possible combinations of special interest tours would be a herculean task which is why we are proud to announce GRJ independent, which offers tailor made holidays by train.

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