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World’s Most Romantic Railroads

Looking to rekindle the flames? For many, train journeys evoke a sense of nostalgia and romance stemming from a bygone era.  But with breathtaking scenery and romantic ambiance, these railroads are perfect for escaping with the one you love.  Gawk at magnificent vistas, indulge in gourmet meals and fall in love all over again.

Glacier Express

Zermatt to St. Moritz

The Glacier Express is one of Europe's most scenic train rides.  You'll be enveloped by mighty peaks, flower-filled meadows and emerald lakes as you travel from the mountain villages of Zermatt to St Moritz.  Known as the slowest express train in the world, this narrow-gauge train trip takes almost 8 hours to cover 180 miles, traveling at an average speed of just 24 mph.  But you'll relish every minute while you're gazing at the spectacular mountain scenery through the panoramic windows.  The Glacier Express is truly a one-of-a-kind Swiss Alpine train experience, combining tradition with contemporary comfort.

11 tours available including the Glacier Express
Featured tour: Classic Glacier Express

Glacier Express

North Yorkshire Moors Railroad, England

Pickering to Whitby

North Yorkshire Moors

Harking back to the golden age of steam travel, the North Yorkshire Moors Railroads embodies all the hallmarks of a romantic rail journey. Its restored carriages, mighty steam engine, and luxurious dining cars will make you feel like you've been transported back in time to a bygone era.  Take in the beautiful and varied landscape as you travel through 24-miles of the North Yorkshire National Park countryside. With its vintage charm and spectacular scenery, it's no surprise that the North Yorkshire Moors Railroad is England's most popular heritage railroad.

4 tours available including the North Yorkshire Moors Railroad
Featured tour: Yorkshire & Northumberland

The Rocky Mountaineer, Canada

Four routes through British Columbia, Alberta and Washington

You'll be captivated by the unsurpassed beauty and luxury onboard the Rocky Mountaineer.  Operating on four different routes through the Canadian Rockies, the specially designed panoramic "dome" carriages ensure you'll never miss a minute of this mesmerizing scenery.  Dramatic mountains tower over lush verdant forests and pristine sapphire lakes on this unique and truly memorable rail trip.  But make sure you don't get so distracted by the view that you miss out on the gourmet menus crafted by award-winning chefs, which are paired with local wines - and are complimentary throughout your rail journey.

2 tours available including the Rocky Mountaineer
Featured tour: Canada & the Rocky Mountaineer

Rocky Mountaineer

Grand Canyon, Arizona

Williams to Grand Canyon Village

Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon Railroad offers an iconic, unforgettable, nostalgic train ride through one of America's most spectacular landscapes.  Travel back in time on this heritage railroad with its lovingly restored rail cars.  Onboard enjoy entertaining musicians and even cowboys!  While out your window, the terrain varies from pine forests to open prairies and if you're lucky you may catch a glimpse of native wildlife such as deer, elk, coyotes and birds.  But the real highlight of this scenic rail journey are the awe-inspiring panoramic views of the Grand Canyon's southern rim. 

7 tours available including the Grand Canyon Railroad
Featured tour: Las Vegas & the Golden West

Pride of Africa, Africa

Dar es Salaam to Cape Town

Regarded as "the world's most luxurious train", the Pride of Africa lives up to its name.  The Pullman-style carriages, decorated in the opulent and decadently comfortable style of the 1920s, evoke a sense of nostalgia and romance.  The charm continues in the Victorian-inspired dining cars, where attentive staff serve mouth-watering, locally-inspired cuisine. Travel through golden grasslands, majestic mountain rangers and scenic winelands on this trek spanning some 2,000 miles and passing through some of the most breathtaking scenery of Southern Africa.  Observation cars - equipped with open-air balconies - are located at the rear of the train, giving guests a unique vantage point to view wildlife.

4 tours available including The Pride of Africa
Featured tour: South African Adventure

 

Pride of Africa
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