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Rail Tours in Portugal

Neighbouring Spain to the north and east whilst its other coasts are surrounded by sparkling ocean, Portugal is an enticing combination of lush plains, lofty mountains and extensive coastline. Blessed with a spectacular Mediterranean climate, the country is one of the warmest in Europe making it the perfect holiday destination to soak up the sun whilst you admire your incredible surroundings. From the country's major cities to rural landscapes and picturesque villages, the convenience and accessibility of both regional and intercity trains makes train travel in Portugal the perfect way to conduct your journey. With an array of scenic landscapes such as the beautiful golden beaches of the Algarve and the famous vineyards of the Alto Douro wine region, there are plenty of striking attractions to see throughout the country. With your holiday route already planned out for you before your departure, all that is left for you to do is relax and enjoy the stunning scenery offered from train travel in Portugal.

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Portugal & Madeira

Discover bustling Portugal and delightful Madeira on a fantastic Fly:Rail tour. Starting in Lisbon, explore captivating Sintra, charming Funchal, the unusual architecture of Santana and the stunning gardens of Madeira.

Departs from June 2017 to October 2017.
8 days from £1,195per personView tour details
Lisbon, Porto & The Douro Valley

Discover the historic legacies of Portugal, from vibrant Lisbon, the palaces of Sintra, to Porto and the stunning scenery of the Douro Valley.

Departs from May 2017 to October 2017.
8 days from £895per personView tour details
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Using train travel in Portugal is a unique and enjoyable way to take a journey. Relaxing in your seat as the diverse landscapes roll by your window means that you are able to enjoy your time the way that you want to, whether that is chatting to your travelling companions or simply sitting back and wondering what the next exciting destination has to offer. All of the trains used on our escorted tours are carefully chosen for their facilities and comfort, including restaurant and buffet cars for longer trips and sleeper roomettes for any necessary overnight journeys. Taking a spectacular journey through striking scenery and vibrant cities, train travel in Portugal offers a variety of sights to suit the tastes of every traveller. The route for your trip is planned so that all of the major attractions and sights in the area are included within your holiday, as well as any rural routes of extreme natural beauty or interest. Certain excursions are also included within the price of your holiday and are selected to be of cultural, historical or social interest. For further information regarding our escorted tours, there is a comprehensive itinerary provided with every listing. Alternatively, you can call us directly and speak to one of our friendly Tour Advisors.

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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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