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Harz Mountains & the Rhine Gorge
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4.4 stars(74 reviews)
2024MayJunJulAugSepOct
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Harz Mountains Christmas Markets
4.3 stars(29 reviews)
2024Dec
6 days from
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The Harz Mountains
4.6 stars(67 reviews)
2025JanFeb
7 days from
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Bavarian Christmas Markets
2024Dec
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Escorted Germany holidays by rail

Holidays to Germany encompass intriguing folklore, stunning mountain vistas, and historic cities packed with iconic landmarks. The country is synonymous with sophistication and charm, offering a diverse choice of experiences that make sure each visit is unique.

Whether you're traversing the majestic peaks of the Black Forest, exploring the eclectic streets of Berlin, or admiring the fairytale castles of Bavaria, this European gem has something that captivates every soul. From the fascinating appeal of its cities to the tranquil beauty of its countryside, Germany awaits your discovery.

With us, you can travel with peace of mind, knowing that your comfort and safety are our top priorities. With carefully selected accommodations, knowledgeable guides, and seamless transportation, your journey through Germany will be nothing short of exceptional.

Browse our holidays in Germany and start planning your journey with us.

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Germany holiday experiences

German culture

Explore the vibrant art and cultural scene of Germany, where centuries-old traditions blend seamlessly with modern innovation. Delight in the masterpieces of renowned artists, indulge in the rich melodies of classical music, and savour the delectable flavours of authentic German cuisine.

History comes alive

Trace the footsteps of history as you wander through iconic landmarks in German towns and cities. From the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag building, and remnants of the Berlin Wall to the Cologne Cathedral, each site tells a tale of resilience, triumph, and the enduring spirit of the German people.

Nature's splendour

Escape into nature's embrace amidst Germany's picturesque landscapes. Cruise along the serene Rhine River, wander through lush vineyards, or discover the breathtaking Black Forest. Let the beauty of Germany's natural wonders rejuvenate your soul.

Famous Christmas markets

Germany's Christmas markets are enchanting hubs of festive cheer. Traditional wooden stalls decorated with twinkling lights offer seasonal treasures. Browse handcrafted gifts, savour festive treats like gingerbread and mulled wine, and listen as carollers serenade visitors.

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Christmas Markets of the Rhine
Rail & Cruise
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4.5 stars(86 reviews)
2024NovDec
5 days from
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  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
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Grand Imperial Cities
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4.6 stars(118 reviews)
2024MayJunJulAugSepOct
12 days from
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  • DestinationAustria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
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  • TransportRail
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Rhine Gorge
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4.3 stars(121 reviews)
2024MayJunJulSepOct
2025MayJunJul
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  • DestinationFrance, Germany, The Netherlands
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
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  • DestinationAustria, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia
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Bavarian Christmas Markets
4.1 stars(9 reviews)
2024Dec
5 days from
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Salzburg
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4.2 stars(65 reviews)
2024JunJulAug
2025JunJulAug
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Budapest
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4.5 stars(25 reviews)
2024JunJulAug
2025JunJulAug
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  • DestinationAustria, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia
  • Starts / EndsLondon Heathrow
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Glacier Express
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4.6 stars(39 reviews)
2024JunAugSep
2025MayJunJul
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  • DestinationGermany, Switzerland
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
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Harz Mountains & the Rhine Gorge
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4.4 stars(74 reviews)
2024MayJunJulAugSepOct
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Harz Mountains Christmas Markets
4.3 stars(29 reviews)
2024Dec
6 days from
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Charles Bridge, Prague
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4.4 stars(27 reviews)
2024JunAug
2025JunJulAug
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Harz Mountains Christmas Markets
30 Dec 2023
Dale Buche
5 stars
“It was overall a wonderful trip. The trains were great. The accommodations were wonderful and most of all our tour guide was exceptionally great. The towns we visited were everything I hoped they would be.
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Christmas Markets of the Rhine
25 Dec 2023
Melanie Gold
5 stars
“This 4-city cruise was a great introduction to the Rhine and the fabulous German Christmas markets. Food was excellent, the stateroom felt luxurious, the walking tours informative, and for travelers who speak only English, there are no language barriers. Most helpful was our Great Rail Journeys coordinator, who gave me such helpful advise when I opted to spend an additional day in Germany and return to the UK on my own.
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Bavarian Christmas Markets
23 Dec 2023
Susan Rose
5 stars
“A truly lovely trip. All places visited very interesting and full of Christmas atmosphere. Rothenburg is so very quaint and beautifully preserved. Highlight of the trip for us was visit to Thurn & Taxis Market in Regensburg, quite magical after dark. The local Germans flock to this market which speaks for itself. GRJ need to rethink train times to and from Regensburg to give the whole group a chance to see that market as it doesn't open until 3pm. We were lucky because we'd been on this tour in 2016 and knew this market wasn't to be missed so our outstanding TM, Graham, made sure we had our own tickets do we could travel back to Nüremburg separately later, along with another couple who trusted our recommendation and agreed the rest of the group had missed out. Graham was truly the best TM throughout the trip and it was proven again when one of our German trains home was cancelled and he rearranged the whole schedule so we arrived, as planned, at St. Pancras.
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Grand Imperial Cities
28 Oct 2023
Joanne Hulbert
5 stars
“All round great experience. Tour Manager (Kevin) was great, organised and prepared. The cities were great, just the right split between guided and free time. Have already recommended to others.
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The Majestic Rhine
14 Oct 2023
Robert
5 stars
“Modern boat with competent staff and excellent cuisine. Good balance with excursions and free time to relax and excellent value for money. Helpful and customer focused on board tour manager..
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Top of Europe & The Majestic Rhine
13 Oct 2023
Melinda Roe
5 stars
“Was a fantastic trip in some of the most beautiful places Reps were really helpful food on cruise was amazing also met some lovely people
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Harz Mountains and Rhine Gorge
12 Oct 2023
keith tomlinson
5 stars
“an excellant tour from beginning to end !! train travel worked like clock work!!! no rushing about! lovely hotels beautiful scenery very well organised by our tour manager john grundy nothing to much trouble!! luggage in advance would have helped but problems with german customs prevented prevented that ! a holiday to remember!" thank you" to all at "great rail journeys" best wishes keith tomlinson and shirley knott
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The Classic Blue Danube
27 Sep 2023
J W Smail
5 stars
“Wonderful cruise from start to finish. Extremely comfortable ship (Amadeus Riva). Delightful crew who provided first class service throughout - nothing was too much trouble. Menu choice and all meals incredibly high standard for a relatively small ship. All excursions interesting and well organised by cruise directors. Would highly recommend to others.
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Imperial Cities & Delights of the Danube
27 Sep 2023
Gill Cox
5 stars
“Excellent from start to finish
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