5 Cheeses to try while discovering the Dordogne
By Stewart Creasey
23 April 2015
For many, France is synonymous with fromage. Don’t miss these five regional cheeses when travelling on your holidays to France by train.Read more
Discover a variety of striking scenery, interesting history and rich culture from our range of rail tours across France and Benelux.
From the bustling French Riviera to the charming windmills and canal networks of Amsterdam, our epic escorted rail tours of France and the Benelux offer a variety of picturesque locations. With the three diverse countries of Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands within its domain, the economic union of Benelux has a remarkable number of attractions. Whether you want to explore an array of destinations on your holiday or have your sights set on one specific place, we have a tour that will appeal to you.
As with all Rail Discoveries' holidays, the services of one of our experienced Tour Managers are included to ensure that every aspect of your holiday runs smoothly and to provide any advice or assistance that you may require.
Take a relaxing journey through the lush vineyards of Southern France, sample the delicious chocolate of Belgium or enjoy some shopping in the fashionable city of Paris as you travel to the most popular and scenic locations on offer. Featuring vibrant cities, historical towns, UNESCO World Heritage Sites and areas of exquisite natural beauty, our escorted rail tours of France and Benelux have something for every traveller.
Explore the famous sights of Nice with visits to some of the French Riviera's most picturesque resorts, such as Antibes and Cannes before unearthing hidden Villefranche-sur-Mer and the iconic principality of Monaco.… see more
6 days from £890 ppView tour details >
Embark on a cruise across the rivers of the Netherlands and Belgium, uncovering enchanting towns, sombre battlefields and the floral displays of the Keukenhof Gardens, with a talk from the BBC's Charlie Dimmock. This tour is operated by our sister company Great Rail Journeys.… see more
8 days from £1,395 ppView tour details >
Every country has its own unique attractions and our escorted tours of France and the countries of Benelux are designed to provide you with a variety of memorable experiences. By choosing the most scenic rail routes, interesting locations and exciting excursions to areas of beauty and interest on our holidays, you are presented with the best that your desired destination has to offer.
As each of our tours is carefully planned well before your departure, we are able to find the most suitable services and facilities for your needs whilst providing excellent quality and value for money. Comfortable hotels full of character, comfortable rail travel and the services of a dedicated Tour Manager are just some of the things that are included within the price of your holiday. With all of the arrangements taken care of, your time is free to admire the surroundings, discover the local traditions or simply indulge in the excellent amenities of your hotel.
Our escorted rail tours of France and Benelux are designed with your needs and enjoyment in mind and from the iconic Eiffel Tower to the famous tulips of the Netherlands, there are a variety of landscapes, culture and history waiting for you.