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Flexible Excursions

Flexible Excursions

Excursions your own way

Unlike many other cruise operators, our programme of excursions include some days where you have a selection of different activities to choose from. From city tours to steam trains, there is something here for everyone. Uncover culture, history and well-preserved, yet little-known gems at a number of destinations on every river.

Each passenger has his or her own must-see attractions, and at Great Rail Journeys, we want to give you that opportunity to discover the world in your own way.

 

Guided by experts

Many of our excursions are lead by specialists in their fields. Our selected tour guides are friendly, professional and truly knowledgeable about their chosen subject; whether it is a city, a battlefield, a section of river or a castle, you are in reliable hands as our experts take you back through the pages of history to discover the fascinating stories behind some of the continent's most incredible locations.

Along with this, each Cruise Director on every ship is a mine of information about the river you'll be sailing. Many cruises feature commentary provided by the Cruise Director, who'll point out highlights and areas of interests around every river bend.

 

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Fairytale Bavaria & Five-Star Danube Cruise

Bavaria's magnificent castles, mysterious forests and magical mountains are the backdrop to this majestic tour, uncovering many hidden gems in the historic kingdom of Bavaria. Discover fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle and ride the Bavarian Zugspitz Mountain Railway, from our base in the charming village of Fussen.

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2019MayJunSep

12 days from £2,195 pp

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Glacier Express & Five-Star Rhine Cruise

Embark on one of the world's finest rail adventures aboard the Glacier Express before descending down the valley for a cruise on the spectacular Rhine. Switzerland's incredible natural beauty is on full display on this panoramic rail journey through mountain passes and lush valleys.

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2019MayJunSep

11 days from £2,095 pp

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Imperial Cities & Five-Star Danube Cruise

Begin your Imperial adventure early and explore the multi-faceted histories of two European giants, Berlin and Prague. From Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance architecture, to landmarks that have had much significance within our lifetimes, experience centuries in just a few days.

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2019MayJunSep

12 days from £2,195 pp

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Jungfrau Express & Five-Star Rhine Cruise

Before you set sail on the magical waters of the Rhine, venture to the top of Europe on the Jungfrau Railway to Jungfraujoch, the continent's highest railway station. Experience the majesty of the Swiss Alps by rail, as the mountains serenade you with spectacular views across the peaks below.

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2019MayJunSep

10 days from £1,995 pp

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Five-Star Rhine Cruise (Fly & Cruise)

From Switzerland to the Netherlands, this spectacular cruise reveals the majestic allure of the Rhine River, in all of its fairytale glory. We uncover beautiful valley gorges, splendid halftimbered towns and all the remarkable cities along the banks of this grand old river.

Over the course of four different countries, discover some of the finest experiences these nations have to offer including a German heritage rail journey, a French city tour and Dutch steam trains, along with daytime cruising on some of the finest stretches of the Rhine.

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2019MayJunSep

8 days from £1,395 pp

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5-Star Rhine Cruise

From Switzerland to the Netherlands, this spectacular cruise reveals the majestic allure of the Rhine River, in all of its fairytale glory. We uncover beautiful valley gorges, splendid halftimbered towns and all the remarkable cities along the banks of this grand old river.

Over the course of four different countries, discover some of the finest experiences these nations have to offer including a German heritage rail journey, a French city tour and Dutch steam trains, along with daytime cruising on some of the finest stretches of the Rhine.

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2018Oct
2019MayJunSep

8 days from £1,495 pp

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