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Special Interest Holidays

The world is packed full of experiences and adventures, many of which can only be experienced in certain places across the globe, at certain times of year and occasionally, only once in a decade.

Special Interest Holidays

Many discerning travellers have a certain thing in mind, something that's kept them awake at night, something they've been planning their whole lives for. To help those travellers truly make the most out of discovering what they've always wanted to discover, we've come up with a range of special interest tours. Poignant battlefields, spectacular natural light shows, gastronomical extravaganzas, magnificent festivals and famous plays all make an appearance in this collection which features unique and iconic tours, catering to specific interests.

Oberammergau 2020

Join us to experience Oberammergau's 42nd Passion Play, the moving re-enactment of Christ's crucifixion and subsequent resurrection performed by a cast of 2,000.

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Bruges & the Battlefields of Ypres

Visit Ypres and enjoy a tour of fabulous Bruges, with its perfectly preserved centre and myriad of attractive waterways making it a wonderful destination to explore. We will also discover some of the most significant battlefields fought upon during the Great War, as well as experiencing what life was really like in the trenches.

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2019Sep

5 days from £695 pp

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Lille, Flanders & the Somme

A short rail journey to Lille takes us close to the Battlefields of Ypres and the Somme, two of the most infamous and iconic sites of the First World War. We also explore the fascinating city of Lille on a guided tour which includes a traditional beer and waffle tasting.

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2019MayJunSepOct

5 days from £595 pp

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Tulips CruiseTulips Cruise

Five-Star Tulips Cruise (Fly & 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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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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Gastronomic Piedmont

Tantalise your taste buds and awaken your senses to the delightful scenery and revered gastronomy of the Italian Piedmont region. We take in the delights of attractive Cuneo, marvel at the delicacies and verdant vistas of the Langhe region, and experience all the class and architectural aplomb of tremendous Turin.

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2019MaySep

8 days from £1,645 pp

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Tracks of the Deep South

Historic tracks lead us on a rail tour through the heartland of great American music - from Nashville, home of Country Music, to the Blues, Soul and Rock 'n' Roll of Memphis and the jazz of New Orleans.

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2019JunSepOctNov
2020FebAprMayJunAugSepOctNov

14 days from £2,595 pp

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The flagship tour for our carnival holidays is Venice's Carnevale, which offers exuberance and colour with spine tingling luxury. Providing a comprehensive list of all the possible combinations of special interest tours would be a herculean task which is why we are proud to announce GRJ independent, which offers tailor made holidays by train.

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