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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.them.

Oberammergau - Way of the Cross

Oberammergau 2020

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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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5 days from £675 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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5 days from £575 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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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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14 days from £2,595 pp

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Moscow & St Petersburg

Discover the two incredible and powerful cities that have both driven and shaped Russia on this magnificent journey. Starting in Moscow, we visit iconic attractions including the Kremlin and Red Square, before travelling to St Petersburg - a city so rich in history its entire centre is an UNESCO World Heritage site.

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7 days from £1,425 pp

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Yorkshire Christmas MarketsYorkshire Christmas Markets

Yorkshire Christmas Markets

Based in the spa town of Harrogate, experience the Christmas Market in York, enjoy a vintage steam rail journey with a festive theme and visit the historic house of Castle Howard in its full Christmas glory.

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5 days from £545 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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