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Escorted Rail & Cruise

Great Rail Journeys was born from a passion for rail travel, so what could be a more fitting way to cruise with Great Rail Journeys than by arriving in style following a simple journey from the UK to mainland Europe?

Escorted Rail and Cruise

At Great Rail Journeys, we have built up an impressive collection of escorted rail and cruise holidays which allow you to discover the continent from its famed waterways, as you sail through some of Europe's most incredible scenery. Drift along the tranquil waters of the Rhône as you discover the region's verdant vineyards, wind past sun-drenched vineyards and terracotta villages on the golden Douro, or admire the majestic, historic cities that sit on the banks of the mighty Danube - all while savouring the relaxed atmosphere of a river cruise.

Great Rail Journeys was born from a passion for rail travel, so we believe there is no more fitting way to begin your cruise a simple and comfortable rail journey from the UK to mainland Europe. We have a number of rail options available; some departures make the most of the comfort and style that First Class rail travel has to offer, while some take advantage of the fantastic value for money that Standard Class provides. Whichever you choose, you will be escorted all the way from St Pancras International to your cruise ship by a dedicated Tour Manager, who will ensure that everything runs smoothly.

 

It's all included in the price . . . and it's exclusive to Great Rail Journeys

With so many ways for you to start off your fantastic Great Rail Journeys cruise.

  • Escorted, return First (Standard Premier Class on Eurostar journeys, with a light meal and drinks) or Standard-Class rail travel from London St Pancras to the nearest train station to your cruise starting point
  • Escorted transfers from the station to your ship and from your ship to the station at the end of your cruise
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Amadeus QueenAmadeus Queen

Five-Star Danube Cruise (Rail & Cruise)

Aboard the state of the art Amadeus Queen, which comes replete with its own swimming pool amongst other cutting-edge facilities, experience the magic of the blue Danube from the elegance of Imperial Vienna, to the twin-cities of Buda and Pest.

Step back in time to the eras of the Ottoman Empire and the Kingdom of the Habsburgs, all whilst enjoying the surroundings of your ultra modern and comfortable cruise ship. There are also lots of included opportunities to taste specialties of each region you sail through, completing a cruise that is a real treat for the senses.

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2019MayJunSep
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9 days from £1,795 pp

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Premium Rhine CruisePremium Rhine Cruise

Five-Star Rhine Cruise (Rail & 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
2020JunJulAugSepOct

8 days from £1,295 pp

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Premium Rhône CruisePremium Rhône Cruise

Five-Star Rhone Cruise (Rail & Cruise)

Discover the timeless elegance of France's beautiful Rhône on a memorable cruise which takes you to ancient monuments, enchanting cities, natural wonders and more.

Visit quaint Lyon, holy Avignon and charming Beaune, as well as the magnificent Ardèche Gorge as you drift down this peaceful river on a specially designed Five-Star ship. Enjoy excellent food and good company on this superb French adventure.

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2019JunSep
2020JunAug

8 days from £1,645 pp

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HonfleurHonfleur

Five-Star Seine Cruise (Rail & Cruise)

Cruising the scenic Seine, explore the world of the Impressionist artists, from Monet's famous garden at Giverny to the city galleries of Paris and Rouen. And with flexible shore excursions available, you can pick and mix your favourite excursions whilst enjoying the romantic scenery of what is arguably France's best-loved waterway.

This is a tour that delivers the very best of Northern France, from the world-changing D-Day landings to traditional guinguette performances.

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2020MayJunSep

7 days from £1,395 pp

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Tulips CruiseTulips Cruise

Five-Star Tulips Cruise (Rail & Cruise)

Discover the magnificent floral displays of the Keukenhof Gardens and enjoy a talk onboard ship from television personality Charlie Dimmock on this wonderfully diverse cruise on the enchanting Belgian and Dutch waterways. 

On this tour we uncover the beautiful historic cities of Amsterdam, Ghent and Antwerp as well as the Battlefields of Ypres, the spectacular Keukenhof tulips and the Hoorn-Medemblik steam train. We also enjoy a talk from army veteran and battlefields expert Colonel Piers Storie-Pugh OBE on this memorable river cruise.

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2020Apr

8 days from £1,395 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
2020MayJun

11 days from £2,295 pp

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