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Rail Tours in Belgium

Explore the cobbled market places of Belgium's medieval cities, where street musicians fill the air with traditional songs and historic architecture is waiting to be discovered at every street corner. Our train holidays to Belgium give you the opportunity to explore the country's most famous cities and towns as well as enjoy spectacular views of the country's idyllic countryside, where lush valleys are overlooked by fairytale castles. Rail travel in Belgium offers you the opportunity to experience how the best aspects of Germany and France have influenced the food, history and culture of this multi-cultural destination. One of the most beloved cities of Belgium is Bruges, which is also known as the 'Venice of the North'. Cruises along the city's sophisticated canal offer the best vantage point of the pretty bridges, which loop over the banks of the waterway throughout the city.

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Three Countries Christmas Markets

Compare the lights, sounds and smells of Christmas Markets across three different countries: Belgium's oldest, Liège; joyful Aachen in Germany and Valkenburg's unique grotto markets in the Netherlands.

Departs from November 2016 to December 2016.
Late departures available
4 days from £455per personView tour details
Bruges & Ypres

Become immersed in beautiful Bruges with its enchanting cobbled streets, and experience a poignant excursion to Ypres and surrounding cemeteries and trenches, preserved in tribute to the fallen of the First World War.

Departs from March 2017 to September 2017.
4 days from £345per personView tour details
Flanders & The Somme

This four-night tour to Lille introduces us to the fascinating, poignant First World War sites of Flanders and the Somme where some of Europe's fiercest fighting took place.

Departs from April 2017 to September 2017.
5 days from £445per personView tour details
Holland & its Tulips Cruise

Enjoy Keukenhof Gardens on a wonderful cruise from Antwerp in Belgium to the Netherlands. Relax on board as the ship sails through picturesque scenery, and explore the enchanting destinations along the route.

Departs in April 2017.
5 days from £775per personView tour details
Floralia Spring Flower Show & Keukenhof Gardens

From Belgium's forgotten gem, Antwerp, discover the magnificent flowers of Floralia and kaleidoscopic displays of Keukenhof Gardens on this enchanting tour celebrating the best of Dutch and Belgian horticulture.

Departs in April 2017.
5 days from £475per personView tour details
The Christmas Markets of Bruges & Lille

Savour the delights of two wonderful European cities - medieval Bruges and bustling Lille - and their enchanting Christmas Markets. Discover delicious local flavours and festive gifts for friends and family back home.

Departs in December 2016.
Late departures available
4 days from £315per personView tour details
Christmas in Bruges

Explore medieval Bruges on this wonderfully festive tour. Marvel at the city's iconic architecture, discover the vibrant Christmas markets and learn from the very best in a traditional chocolate making demonstration.

5 days from Please call for detailsView tour details
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Rail travel in Belgium allows you to sit back and relax as you pass breath-taking vistas of rolling hillsides and lush valleys. During the journey to your destinations you can read a book, talk to your fellow passengers or simply admire the passing views. On our escorted tours a Tour Manager meets you at St Pancras International and escorts you throughout the journey, ensuring that everything runs smoothly. The itineraries of our escorted train holidays in Belgium include a programme of excursions that have been carefully created to introduce guests to the unique attractions of one of Europe's most culturally rich countries. There is no obligation to take part in the included excursions, you are free to explore on your own or remain in the hotel if you wish - the time is yours to spend how you like.

All accommodation and transport as well as a selection of meals and excursions are included in the price of our escorted train holidays in Belgium. The accommodation that we use is chosen due to its location being close to amenities and attractions as well as offering a high level of customer service. We use family run hotels whenever possible because we feel that they give a more personal feel and offer an authentic atmosphere of the region they are located in. Find out more about the attractions and experiences that can be discovered by rail travel in Belgium by reading the tour itineraries that are listed above.       

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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.


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.


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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