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Germany & Eastern Europe

The futuristic design of Berlin's Potzdamer Platz is as dramatic and inspiring as Dresden's picturesque skyline, whose elegant churches have been faithfully restored after the Second World War. Eastern Europe beckons with a fascinating culture and poignant histories.

Rail Tours in Germany & Eastern Europe

The Backbone of Europe

From the contemporary shopping centres of Berlin to the primeval forests of Belarus, the countries of Eastern Europe are diverse in culture, environment and history. Great Rail Journeys tours through Eastern Europe include a selection of tours to amaze even the most seasoned of travellers. By using the knowledge of local guides we bring out hidden details in famous attractions and unearth a range of sights known only to the natives. Should you wish not to participate in one of our excursions your tour manager will be able to help you find a range of alternative sites and your guide can provide you with a choice of authentic restaurants nearby.

There are 31 tours matching Germany & Eastern Europe

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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2018Sep

7 days from $2,165 pp

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Grand Imperial Cities

Fascinating grand imperial cities and high-speed intercity train journeys showcase the turbulent history of Central Europe. Discover what turned these former Habsburg and Prussian cities into four of Europe's greatest destinations.

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2018MarAprMayJunJulAugSepOct

13 days from $3,995 pp

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Black Forest Discovery

Experience the beautiful Black Forest from the popular resort of lakeside Titisee, set amidst lush green meadows and pine-clad hills. A boat cruise and steam train journey through scented woodlands make for a wonderful tour.

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2018Jun

7 days from $2,755 pp

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Discover Poland

Reflect on a region's fascinating past as we explore unified Berlin, and discover Poland, including the medieval squares and castles of Wroclaw, Krakow and Warsaw. Take a poignant trip to Auschwitz and visit unique salt mines as we reveal the history, music and people of beautiful Poland.

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2018MayJunAug

13 days from $4,995 pp

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Harz Mountains & Rhine Gorge

Discover two of Germany's most picturesque regions on this fantastic two-centre tour. We explore the halftimbered villages and stunning peaks of the Harz Mountains by heritage railway before visiting the stunning Rhine Gorge, where the legendary Lorelei Rock still casts its spell.

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2018MayJunAug

10 days from $3,180 pp

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Berlin, Dresden & Prague

Magnificent architecture, iconic monuments and rejuvenated cities combine on a Berlin, Dresden and Prague tour, visiting three of the Continent's most important and most beautiful destinations on a journey into history.

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2018Jun

11 days from $3,775 pp

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Christmas Markets in the Harz Mountains

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22 December 2017

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Oktoberfest and Alternatives

Oktoberfest and Alternatives

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18 October 2017

Munich’s annual Oktoberfest (ironically starting in September) is a hedonist spectacle that sees one of Bavaria’s most popular cities flooded with tourists, eager to sup local beer, and, as we all now know, become raucously drunk.

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Through the ages with the Trans-Siberian Express

Through the ages with the Trans-Siberian Express

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5 October 2017

“I could never have imagined such expanses of unspoilt, natural country without actually seeing it myself, it was like a glimpse into another age, another world, and it made a very strong impression on me. It was strange to be sitting in a train, which is the product of technology — the invention of mankind, and travelling through land so untouched and unspoilt by man and his inventions.”

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