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Holidays in the Lakes and Mountains

Picturesque locations, incredible natural beauty and awe-inspiring landscapes await on our lakes and mountains holidays. As glistening lakes sparkle in the sunlight and majestic mountain peaks appear to touch the sky, the mountains and lakes of Europe provide a breathtaking backdrop to any holiday. There is no end to the incredible natural beauty on these breaks, famous sights such as the magnificent Alps and pretty Lake Garda are just waiting to be explored. Enjoy a comprehensive look at your beautiful surroundings as you glide between mountains and beside lakes. Many delights are to be uncovered on these rail holidays that offer guests panoramic views of astounding locations from winter through to summer. Breathe in the invigorating crisp air as you witness the pretty winter wonderlands of Europe or revel in the warm sun reflecting off attractive lakes on our lakes and mountains holidays.

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  • + Add to shortlistWest Highlands & Skye 2015

    West Highlands & Skye

    From the proud city of Glasgow, make the exciting journey through the mesmerising landscapes of the Scottish Highlands on one of the world's most iconic railways, before visiting the picturesque Isle of Skye.

    Scenic Rail HolidaysEscorted Short Train BreaksSpring rail tours

    6 days from £425

    Departures from April to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistScottish Highlands 2014

    Scottish Highlands

    Take in the Highlands' marvellous lochs and glens from our idyllic base in Loch Lomond National Park. We enjoy an excursion on the Jacobite Steam Train and cruise Loch Lomond, the heart of Rob Roy country.

    Spring rail toursSteam Rail Tours

    7 days from £475

    Departures from October to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistScottish Highlands 2015

    Scottish Highlands

    Take in the Highlands' lochs and glens from the quant village of Crianlarich in Loch Lomond National Park. Enjoy an excursion on the Jacobite Steam Train and cruise on Loch Lomond, the heart of Rob Roy country.

    Spring rail toursSteam Rail Tours

    7 days from £495

    Departures from May to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistThe Highlands by Steam 2015

    The Highlands by Steam

    Experience Edinburgh before exploring the lochs, mountains and glens of Perthshire and the Cairngorms on spectacular mainline and steam railways from our base in the pretty Perthshire village of Blair Atholl. 

    Scenic Rail HolidaysEscorted Short Train BreaksSpring rail toursSteam Rail Tours

    6 days from £495

    Departures from May 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 ToursNew ToursScenic Rail HolidaysSpring rail tours

    8 days from £645

    Departures from April to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistThe Christmas Markets of the Harz Mountains 2014

    The Christmas Markets of the Harz Mountains

    From our base in Hahnenklee, sample three of Northern Germany's most charming Christmas Markets in quaint squares surrounded by half-timbered buildings - a truly timeless, festive Advent scene.

    Christmas MarketsEscorted Short Train BreaksSteam Rail ToursEscorted winter and spring rail journeys

    6 days from £675

    Departures from December to DecemberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistAnnecy & Chamonix 2015

    Annecy & Chamonix

    Discover the breathtaking beauty of the French Alps. From the lakeside resort of Annecy, enjoy a journey to the shores of Lake Geneva, a visit to the resort of Chamonix and a leisurely lake cruise.

    Scenic Rail HolidaysEscorted Short Train BreaksSpring rail tours

    6 days from £695

    Departures from April to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistThe Harz Mountains 2014

    The Harz Mountains - Brocken Railway

    Discover the beautiful Harz Region from our breathtaking mountain base in Hahnenklee. Steam to the peak of the area's highest mountain and marvel at unspoilt, ancient half-timbered towns.

    Scenic Rail HolidaysSpring rail toursSteam Rail Tours

    7 days from £775

    Departures from October to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistThe Harz Mountains 2015

    The Harz Mountains - Brocken Railway

    Discover the beautiful Harz Region from our breathtaking mountain base in Hahnenklee. Steam to the peak of the area's highest mountain and marvel at unspoilt, ancient half-timbered towns.

    Scenic Rail HolidaysSpring rail toursSteam Rail Tours

    7 days from £775

    Departures from April to OctoberView MapView tour
  • + Add to shortlistWinter in the Harz Mountains 2015

    Winter in the Harz Mountains

    Enjoy timeless picturesque mountain towns and dramatic, rugged landscapes on this relaxing break. From our base in Hahnenklee, we visit UNESCO-protected towns and travel to the summit of Brocken.

    Steam Rail ToursEscorted winter and spring rail journeys

    7 days from £775

    Departures from January to MarchView MapView tour
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Lakes and Mountains Holidays

Each of our lakes and mountains holidays has been carefully planned to introduce guests to a wide variety of cultural, historical and natural attractions. The excursions we choose can range from trips on narrow-gauge or heritage railways to visits to famous sights. When you choose a lakes and mountains holiday you can rest assured that everything is paid for before you leave, including all accommodation and travel with a selection of meals and excursions, giving you complete peace of mind.

An experienced and professional Tour Manager joins each of our holidays to ensure that everything runs smoothly whilst you are away. They join guests at St Pancras International and are then on hand for the rest of the journey, taking care of details such as knowing the correct platform to catch the next train and checking into hotels. As you journey to your destination on a comfortable train the pleasures of travelling by rail become clear. Relaxing carriages enable you sit back and enjoy the passing panoramas, while entertaining yourself with a good book or the company of your fellow travellers. Spend each moment as you wish on our incredible lakes and mountains holidays.

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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Monday8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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