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Lakes & Mountains Holidays

Lakes & mountains holidays by train - Europe, the Alps and further afield

Come summer or winter our lakes and mountains holidays have an adventure suitable for everyone. Cinnamon and spices from the Christmas markets mix with crisp mountain air on our Alpine Christmas holidays and in the summer the shores of Lake Garda make a beautiful setting from which to explore the lakes and mountains of the Alps.

Our lakes and mountains holidays combine the best of the great outdoors with high living. If you can imagine yourself sipping coffee in the sun next to Lake Geneva, or stumbling across a glacial tarn on a winter's day, then you might enjoy our selection of lakes and mountains holidays. Unlike some outdoors holidays our itineraries are suitable for everyone, prizing gentle exertion over blood pumping, adrenaline-fuelled climbing expeditions. With hotels in the best lakes and mountains locations, you may be tempted to stay in the bar and gaze out of the window.

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Classic Glacier Express

The dramatic scenery of the Alps awaits on this holiday in Switzerland. Visit St Moritz and Zermatt, and enjoy endless views of Alpine meadows and snowcapped mountains on the world-famous Glacier Express train.

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5 days from £685 pp

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Classic Bernina Express

Take a memorable journey through some of the most picturesque scenery in the world aboard the Bernina Express, and ascend through the Alps to St. Moritz. Discover Italy's Lake Como, journey through the vineyards of Velting, and visit Tirano and Lugano.

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5 days from £745 pp

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Best of Switzerland

If you only have a few days to discover the beauty of the Swiss mountains, then this tour is ideal for you. Enjoy two nights in the charming town of Interlaken followed by two nights in Lucerne with rail journeys to the summits of the Jungfraujoch and Mount Pilatus.

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5 days from £799 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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Scenic Rail Adventure

Discover the diverse regions and cultures of Switzerland on this 8-day tour. You will travel on the three most famous express trains from Central Switzerland to the Italian region of Ticino, taking in some spectacular countryside on some of the most exciting rail routes in Europe and staying in some beautiful Swiss towns on the way.

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8 days from £1,105 pp

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Panoramic Round Trip of Switzerland

Winding through the astonishingly beautiful Alps of Switzerland, this tour takes you on some of the greatest rail journeys not just in Switzerland, but across the world. Discover the majesty of the Glacier Express, the wonders of the Jungfrau Railway and the sublime scenery of the Bernina Express on this gorgeous Swiss rail holiday.

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8 days from £1,170 pp

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Highlights of Switzerland

Discover the joys of rail travel through the Alps and spend a picturesque eight days exploring the many delights of Switzerland. You'll also have the chance to savour journeys aboard two of the worlds most famous railway line, the Glacier Express and the Jungfrau Railway.

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8 days from £1,375 pp

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Picturesque East to West

Embark on a Swiss rail adventure which whisks you from east to west across the stunning countryside, stopping on the way for you to ascend mountains, cruise over lakes and sample wines in elegant Montreux.

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8 days from £1,385 pp

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Jungfraujoch Alpine Adventure

Climb to the top of Europe on this holiday to Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station on the continent. Ride the trains of the Jungfrau Railway, visit Interlaken, and discover your inner secret agent on the Schilthorn Cable Car, as featured in the James Bond film, On Her Majesty's Service. Visits to St. Beatus' Cave and Schynige Platte complete this truly memorable itinerary from GRJ independent.

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6 days from £1,645 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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Journey Through the Clouds Great Explorer

Dramatic landscapes are the dominant theme on every route, but perhaps none more so than this journey, which takes in the Coast Mountains range, the white-water rapids of Fraser River, and the stunning peak of Mount Robson.

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8 days from £2,885 pp

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First Passage to the West Highlights - 6 nights

Traverse the Continental Divide on a historic route from Vancouver to Banff, through the Spiral Tunnels and along an exclusive root steeped in Canadian history.

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7 days from £3,025 pp

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