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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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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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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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Amtraks "Empire Builder" - Chicago to Seattle

Embark on a journey across the fantastic United States of America on board Amtrack's 'Empire Builder'. Venturing from historic Chicago, enjoy your American journey as you skirt across the top of this great nation to trendy Seattle on the western seaboard.

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10 days from £1,675 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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Berlin and the Venice-Simplon-Orient Express

Explore Germany's vibrant capital from your base in the heart of Berlin, before embarking on the iconic Venice-Simplon-Orient Express as you make your way home.

Experience the wonderful extravagance of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express as you travel through outstanding countryside and glittering cities.

We have a magnificent selection of iconic routes that you can explore on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.

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5 days from £2,445 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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Canadian Classic

From the dramatic Pacific Ocean setting of Vancouver, to the laid-back city of Toronto, this incredible adventure takes us across Canada by rail.

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11 days from £2,345 pp

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Cape Town & the Pride of Africa

Discover our wonderful Pride of Africa tour which takes you from Cape Town to Pretoria, via Kimberley. Visit the historical village of Matjiesfontontein, see the awe-inspiring views from cape point and enjoy amazing walks and magnificent views atop Table Mountain.

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9 days from £3,045 pp

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Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express

The Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express is arguably one of the finest quality rail experiences offered anywhere in the world. Whilst the route is noted for its diverse, ever-changing and often spectacular landscapes, the Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express also visits many special destinations including Irkutsk, an historic city as famed for its distinctive wooden architecture and Lake Baikal on its way from Vladivostok to Moscow.

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16 days from £16,275 pp

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Golden Triangle of India

Explore Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and the Amber Fort on this 10 day tour of India. Take a Rickshaw ride through the bazaars of Old Delhi, visit the magical Taj Mahal and imposing Amber Fort and take in the beauty of India's Golden Triangle. 

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13 days from £2,125 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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Imperial Cities by Rail

Discover the imperial cities of Europe, forged by centuries of architectural, historical and artistic influence and each with their own immense cultural heritage. Explore the streets of enigmatic Berlin, venerable Prague and grand Budapest on this majestic adventure into the heart of Europe.

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12 days from £1,475 pp

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