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Festive Rail Holidays

What better way to spend and enjoy the end of the year, the start of the new one and the festive season between than on a Great Rail Journeys' Christmas or New Year tour?

Festive Rail Holidays in Europe

Whether you're looking to discover how the rest of the world enjoys Christmas, or you'd like a New Year's Eve to remember, Great Rail Journeys has you covered with a spectacular range of festive tours ready to dazzle and enchant. Whether it's embarking on a wintry sleigh ride through the snowy forests of Bavaria, journeying on a sleeper train through Canada at Christmas, or welcoming in the new year in Edinburgh, make this festive season a special one with our fabulous rail adventures.

Take a look at our splendid selection below and experience a Great Rail Journeys' Christmas or New Year for yourself!

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A Scottish Christmas

Spend Christmas in Inverness, with hearty food, warming drinks, entertainment and festive cheer. Enjoy the proud cities of Edinburgh and Inverness and travel through the yuletide scenery on beautiful rail trips.

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2018Dec

7 days from £1,175 pp

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NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT*
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Yorkshire at Christmas

Enjoy all the Christmas cheer that Yorkshire has to offer based in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate. This festive holiday includes fantastic rail journeys, historic Ripley Castle, picturesque Fountains Abbey and the medieval city of York, adorned with seasonal decorations.

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2018Dec

7 days from £815 pp

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NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT*
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Ore Mountains at Christmas

Enjoy an authentic German Christmas with this festive tour which delves deep into the heart of rural Germany to uncover magnificent cities, spectacular rail journeys and sublime countryside. Experience Berlin, Dresden and Freiburg during your time in the Ore Mountains of Saxony.

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2018Dec

8 days from £1,895 pp

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Jungfrau Express 5-Star All Inclusive at Christmas

Experience the magic of a Swiss Christmas as you stay in an excellent 5-Star hotel on an all-inclusive basis in Grindelwald high up in the Swiss Alps. Journey to the highest railway station in Europe, travel up the Schilthorn and take time to revel in the charm of the festive season.

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2018Dec

8 days from £2,695 pp

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Norfolk Country Christmas

Discover two of Norfolk's most scenic railway lines, the Bure Valley Railway, the Mid-Norfolk Railway, and the North Norfolk Railway, on a tour that showcases some of the most beautiful areas of this idyllic county this Christmas, all from your base near historic Norwich.

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2018Dec

6 days from £895 pp

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Christmas in Sicily

Explore stunning Sicily in winter on a relaxing holiday by rail. Discover Grecian ruins and Italian traditions, explore the charms of Erice and the 'living Nativity' of Custonaci on Christmas Day, and witness the majesty of Mount Etna as we circle the volcano's base on the Circumetnea Train, all during our unforgettable Italian escape.

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2018Dec

8 days from £1,895 pp

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It's the smell of Christmas more than anything. The puzzling fuzz of deep red glühwein, the sharp nostalgic crackle of a lit brazier, the gentle waft of German incense: these rival the giddy lights and towering Christmas trees at the heart of any Christmas market.

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