Four UNESCO World Heritage sites you may never have even heard of
By Jack Stacey
18 April 2018
There's nothing which quite imbues us with existentialist wonder as an ancient monument from a lost civilisation.Read more
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.
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 holidays 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.
Since the days of Lord Byron, the British have been visiting the Rhine, charmed by its riverside castles and vineyards. Our ship navigates the father of German rivers, visiting an array of Christmas Markets en-route.… see more
6 days from £825 ppView tour details >
The Harz Mountains' timeless towns and landscapes are perfect for a taste of Advent tradition in Germany. Our tour visits three Christmas markets, two UNESCO-listed Old Towns and enjoys an exhilarating steam train ride.… see more
6 days from £895 ppView tour details >
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 holiday.… see more
7 days from £1,215 ppView tour details >