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Southern Europe & the Mediterranean

Vibrant culture, rich history and sensational weather are just some of the attractions that our escorted rail tours of Southern Europe and the Mediterranean have to offer. With a selection of epic journeys across these magnificent countries we have a tour available to inspire and enthral every traveller. See the remarkable remains of the mighty Roman Empire, walk through the divine streets of Venice or simply take a relaxing siesta by the clear ocean as you travel across some of the hottest and most visually stunning countries in Europe. There are many diverse and striking landscapes to see on your travels, from the sandy beaches and lush green plains to magnificent cities that combine a bustling culture with remarkable attractions and architecture. With so many interesting sights and scenic rail routes just waiting to be experienced across Southern Europe and the Mediterranean, a relaxing journey with Rail Discoveries is just the way to enjoy them.

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  • + Add to shortlistDordogne & Lot 2015

    Dordogne & Lot

    Discover the history, pretty villages and meandering rivers of this delightful region. Our excursion-filled itinerary includes a restored heritage train journey and gabare boat trip on the River Dordogne.

    Dordogne Rail ToursScenic Rail HolidaysEscorted Short Train BreaksSpring rail tours

    6 days from £595

    Departures from March to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistThe Charming Dordogne 2015

    The Charming Dordogne

    Our excursion-rich tour, which is based in the town of Le Bugue, reveals the many charms of this enchanting region. With so much to see and do it is no surprise that the Dordogne is such a popular destination to visit.

    Dordogne Rail ToursScenic Rail HolidaysEscorted Short Train Breaks

    6 days from £595

    Departures from April to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistThe Essence of Catalonia 2015

    The Essence of Catalonia

    A five-night break to the inviting Catalan Coast, relax and unwind on Rosas' glorious golden sands. Discover one of Catalonia's hidden gems, the Roman town of Girona, explore Figueres and admire medieval Besalú.

    New ToursScenic Rail HolidaysSpring rail tours

    6 days from £595

    Departures from April to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistLake Garda, Venice & Verona 2015

    Lake Garda

    Based in the scenic surroundings of Lake Garda, discover pretty lakeside Malcesine, explore the fascinating cities of Verona and Venice and experience the spectacular Dolomite Mountain region on this captivating tour.

    City Sightseeing Tours | Luxury Guided City ToursEscorted Lakes and Mountains BreaksNew ToursScenic Rail HolidaysSpring rail tours

    8 days from £645

    Departures from April to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistChâteaux & Gardens of the Dordogne 2015

    Le Bugue

    Boasting verdant rolling hills, snaking rivers and enchanting perched fortresses, the Dordogne is a truly mesmerising region of France. Discover the exquisite gardens and enjoy a traditional gabare boat cruise.

    Dordogne Rail ToursNew ToursScenic Rail HolidaysEscorted Short Train BreaksSpring rail tours

    6 days from £695

    Departures from April to SeptemberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistDordogne Discovery 2015

    Dordogne Discovery

    Uncover the history and charm of the scenic Dordogne on this excursion filled tour from our base in Rocamadour. We visit picturesque villages, enjoy a gabare boat trip and a journey on the Truffadou Train.

    Dordogne Rail ToursScenic Rail HolidaysEscorted Short Train BreaksSpring rail tours

    6 days from £695

    Departures from April to SeptemberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistThe Catalan Coast 2015

    The Catalan Coast

    Unwind and enjoy a 7-night holiday on the stunning, rugged Catalan Coast from our base in the relaxing resort of Roses. Cruise to beautiful Cadaqués and spend time exploring magnificent Barcelona, charming Figueres and the incredible Salvador Dalí Foundation.

    Scenic Rail HolidaysSpring rail tours

    8 days from £695

    Departures from March to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistTreasures of Andalucia 2015

    Treasures of Andalucia

    Situated at the crossroads of Europe and Africa, Andalucia boasts a rich centuries-old heritage of many different cultures, with beautiful cities and historic monuments - including of course, the iconic Alhambra Palace.

    City Sightseeing Tours | Luxury Guided City ToursNew ToursScenic Rail HolidaysFly:Rail

    7 days from £695

    Departures from May to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistThe Catalan Coast 2014

    The Catalan Coast

    Relax and enjoy the stunning, rugged Catalan Coast from our base in the coastal resort of Rosas. Visit magnificent Barcelona, charming Figueres and the incredible Salvador Dali Foundation.

    Scenic Rail HolidaysSpring rail tours

    8 days from £755

    Departures from October to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistThe French Riviera 2015

    The French Riviera

    Explore the famous sights of Nice during this wonderful holiday. We also visit some of the French Riviera's most picturesque resorts, such as Antibes and Cannes before discovering the principality of Monaco.

    Scenic Rail HolidaysSpring rail tours

    7 days from £755

    Departures from March to OctoberView MapView tour
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There is plenty to see and do when exploring a new country and on one of our escorted rail tours, you will not miss a moment of your new surroundings. To ensure that all of your time and effort goes towards thoroughly enjoying your holiday, all of the main aspects of your tour such as accommodation, travel and excursions have been pre-arranged for your convenience. Our invigorating rail holidays to Southern Europe and the Mediterranean aim to provide you with an insight into the local culture, history and landscapes. Carefully planning your route to include areas of interest and extreme beauty, there are ample opportunities for sightseeing. There is always something new to discover throughout your journey, whether it is from the unique perspective of your comfortable train seat, exploring the local area during your free time or on one of the exciting included excursions. Each of our tours is designed to provide you with the best services and facilities that are available, which is one of the reasons why our main method of transport is rail travel. Taking the journey by rail not only provides convenient links to a wealth of different locations and landscapes, it is also one of the most environmentally friendly ways to travel. 

Experience

Rail Discoveries has more than three decades’ experience providing outstanding rail holidays.

Our escorted tours benefit from the presence of a professional Tour Manager, who will ensure that your holiday runs smoothly.

Value

Allow Rail Discoveries to take the stress out of organising a holiday; our tours include rail travel, a range of superb accommodation, and a number of meals.

Embark on a wealth of included excursions or enjoy the complete dining experience on one of our all-inclusive tours.

Service

Call us on the dedicated phone number above or speak to one of our award-winning Tour Advisors in person at our offices in York.

We can arrange connecting UK rail from your local station, porterage services or extra nights in a favourite city.

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