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Cities & Sights Holidays

Guided city tours and city sightseeing tours by train

Our city sightseeing holidays focus on urban life. How people live has changed over the centuries but by seeing everything from museums and architecture, to lively ethnic districts, to lovingly-cultivated botanical gardens, you can explore the shared history of city dwellers. By going beyond the tourist traps you can take in the unique flavour of each region.

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Paris Christmas Markets

The French capital is one of Europe's - if not the world's - most instantly recognisable and iconic cities. Paris truly offers something for everyone and that's no different at Christmas time. 

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4 days from £320 pp

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Ypres & Flanders

Discover some of the most significant battlefields fought upon during the Great War, as well as experiencing what life was really like in the trenches.

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4 days from £395 pp

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Berlin Christmas Markets

Explore the once-divided German capital, home to some of Europe's most recognisable landmarks and over sixty Christmas Markets, each with their own theme and differing selections of crafts and produce.

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4 days from £525 pp

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Amsterdam & Keukenhof Park

Visit the fantastic floral displays at the famous Keukenhof Gardens, the superb Royal Delft Porcelain factory and vibrant Amsterdam.

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5 days from £845 pp

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Andalucia

Venture into the south of Spain on a tour discovering the honey-coloured towns, marvellous coastline and unique culture of Andalucia. Sumptuous cuisine, a friendly population and fascinating history all appear on this diverse and enchanting holiday.

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8 days from £875 pp

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Sorrento

Enjoy a week to soak in the azure waters of the Bay of Naples, exploring this breathtaking destination from the picturesque town of Sorrento.

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9 days from £895 pp

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New Year on the Belmond British Pullman

Welcome in the New Year on board the luxurious 1920s-style Belmond British Pullman. Enjoy a delicious five-course dinner and wonderful festivities amongst the elegance of the iconic train. 

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3 days from £899 pp

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Grand Tour of Germany

The refined majesty of Germany's illustrious cities is on full display on this 10-day tour. Uncover the ever-changing face of the German capital Berlin, along with the wealth of iconic sights on offer here including the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag and the remains of the Berlin Wall. Venture to the economic powerhouse of Germany in the city of Munich, a modern metropolis with its dazzling mix of contemporary and historical architecture. Immerse yourself in Germany history with stays in Nuremberg and Freiberg, famous for Kaiserburg Fortress and an impressive viticulture respectively. Explore all this your way with Great Rail Journeys Independent's Grand tour of Germany.

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10 days from £1,095 pp

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Taste of The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Discover the romance of Paris and the elegant luxury of the Venice-Simplon-Orient Express on a charming city break by rail.

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3 days from £1,115 pp

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Lake Garda

Lake Garda is the largest and most popular of Italy's stunning lakes. Spend a relaxing week on its shores, perhaps discovering the delights of nearby islands from your base in Sirmione, or from an alternative lakeside town if preferred.

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8 days from £1,175 pp

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The Kremlin

Moscow & St Petersburg

Discover two incredible and powerful cities that have both driven and shaped Russia on this magnificent journey. Starting in Moscow, soak up many 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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7 days from £1,375 pp

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A Taste of Italy

Elegant, stylish and infinitely beautiful, Italy is one of the world's most iconic countries. Home to the spectacular coastlines, enchanting cities and ancient history, Italy is a treasure trove of golden experiences, many of which you discover on this comprehensive Italian adventure.

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11 days from £1,435 pp

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