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Gardens & Carnivals

Join in the fun and admire the views on a rail holiday with Great Rail Journeys at some of the world's most enjoyable and unmissable gardens and carnivals.

Gardens & Carnival Tours

Experience the atmosphere at colourful carnivals and beautiful gardens around the world

Spring and summer have to be the absolute best time to enjoy a celebration. Whether it's surrounding yourself with the vibrancy of the seasons, enjoying the beautiful colours they produce in the form of flowers and trees, or discovering a more man made marvel, there is no reason why you shouldn't completely embrace the changing weather. Enjoy our array of incredible gardens and carnivals tours, we are sure you'll find something to tempt your festive tastebuds. And with Early Booking Offers and Low Deposit Offers on selected departures, seeing in the seasons in 2019 just got more exciting.

Among Great Rail Journeys' holiday itineraries there are unmissable carnivals to suit everyone. Few carnivals are as colourful and high-spirited as New Orleans' legendary Mardi Gras which lasts for a full fortnight each February or the dynamic Venice Carnival in the Floating City. 

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Steam Trains & Tulips of Holland

From our base in beautiful Delft, we visit the popular Keukenhof Gardens, the superb Royal Delft Porcelain factory and vibrant Amsterdam. We also make a wonderful journey across the countryside by vintage steam train.

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6 days from £895 pp

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Cornwall Spring Flower Show

Usher in the spring season on this colourful flower-filled tour. From our beautiful woodland base in St Austell, we visit the Cornwall Flower Show, see the famous Eden Project and Heligan, and explore the Cornish countryside by heritage train.

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5 days from £595 pp

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The Harrogate Flower ShowThe Harrogate Flower Show

The Harrogate Flower Show

On this horticulture-themed tour, we spend a day at the fabulous Harrogate Flower Show, travel across the North York Moors to Whitby by heritage steam railway and visit RHS Garden Harlow Carr.

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6 days from £545 pp

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Venice & Verona Carnival

Enjoy a memorable rail break to the Floating City of Venice, where the dynamic atmosphere of carnival time is infectious. Experience the vibrant, theatrical ensembles first hand and enjoy excursions to some of Italy's famed attractions.

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8 days from £1,795 pp

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