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Enjoy an escorted rail break that includes a variety of excursions with Rail Discoveries holidays. Our diverse selection of train tours include everything from short breaks to luxury rail holidays and you can enjoy a holiday surrounded by breathtaking scenery whatever time of year that you travel. In the bright days of summer the effervescent valleys, meadows and hills overflow with wildlife and beauty, then the rustic shades of autumn transform the forests and mountains into a colourful setting for the medieval castles and ancient monuments of the continent. Of course winter has its own charm with the pristine snow that clings to the Alps and the famous fairy-lit Christmas markets of Germany, France and Belgium. Slowly spring breathes fresh life onto the hamlets and cities that are visited on our luxury rail tours and the countryside bursts to life with brightly coloured flowers like daffodils, poppies and lavender.  

Our diverse selection of holidays include multi-centre tours which offer you the chance to explore a variety of different cultures and cities on one break, as well as holidays that focus on a single destination, offering you the chance to explore all the many aspects of its attractions and heritage. Browse the holidays below to discover more about what's included in our fantastic breaks.

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Glacier Express All Inclusive
Flexible Booking
4.4 stars(48 reviews)
2021AprMayJunJulAug...
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9 days from
£1,499 pp
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  • DestinationSwitzerland
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail
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Basilica di Santa Croce, Lecce
Flexible Booking
4.4 stars(52 reviews)
2021AprMayJunSepOct
2022AprMayJunSepOct
8 days from
£999 pp
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  • DestinationItaly
  • Starts / EndsLondon Heathrow, London Gatwick
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportFlight, Coach
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North Yorkshire Moors
Flexible Booking
4.3 stars(158 reviews)
2021AprMayJunJulAug...
5 days from
£339 pp
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  • DestinationEngland
  • Starts / EndsHarrogate
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail, Coach
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Portofino
Flexible Booking
4.0 stars(30 reviews)
2021MayJunJulAugSepOct
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£1,149 pp
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  • DestinationFrance, Italy
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail
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Isle of Man
Flexible Booking
4.7 stars(50 reviews)
2021MayJunJulAugSepOct
6 days from
£599 pp
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  • DestinationEngland
  • Starts / EndsHeysham
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail, Coach
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The Little Yellow Train of the Pyrenees
Flexible Booking
4.0 stars(52 reviews)
2021AprMayJunAugSepOct
2022MarAprMay
8 days from
£899 pp
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  • DestinationFrance, Spain
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail, Coach
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Railways of Wales
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4.5 stars(98 reviews)
2021AprMayJunJulAug...
6 days from
£499 pp
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  • DestinationWales
  • Starts / EndsLlandudno
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail, Coach
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Lake Windemere
Flexible Booking
4.1 stars(16 reviews)
2021AprMayJunJulAug...
5 days from
£349 pp
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  • DestinationEngland
  • Starts / EndsCarlisle
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail, Coach
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Jungfrau Express All Inclusive
Flexible Booking
4.5 stars(54 reviews)
2021MayJunJulAugSepOct
2022AprMayJunAugSepOct
8 days from
£1,499 pp
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  • DestinationSwitzerland
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail
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Lake Garda All Inclusive
Flexible Booking
4.3 stars(39 reviews)
2021AprMayJunSepOct
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10 days from
£1,199 pp
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  • DestinationItaly
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail
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The Charming Dordogne
Flexible Booking
4.3 stars(61 reviews)
2021AprMayJunJulAug...
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6 days from
£699 pp
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  • DestinationFrance
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail, Coach
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Imperial Capital Cities
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4.4 stars(40 reviews)
2021MayJunJulAugSepOct
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11 days from
£1,399 pp
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  • DestinationAustria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary
  • Starts / EndsLondon Heathrow
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportFlight, Rail
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Puglia All Inclusive
30 Oct 2020
Mr Brian Edmunds
5 stars
“Having researched the holiday completly before travel it deliverd as of stated. The skills of the tour manager where first class.
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Lakes and Dales by Steam
27 Oct 2020
Miss Jayne Eastwood
5 stars
“I really enjoyed this holiday. Jacqui, the Tour Manager, was very good, friendly and approachable. She organised everything very well indeed.
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Edinburgh & the Highlands by Steam
23 Oct 2020
Mrs Doris Wellstead
5 stars
“Even with the Covid pandemic this tour was excellent. Graham the Tour Courier was very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. The Ibis hotel in Edinburgh was not up to standard, would have been better in a Premier Inn. Atholl Arms hotel was very good, would have preferred all meals in hotel.
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Isle of Wight
16 Oct 2020
Mr Matthew Kay
5 stars
“It was great to be able to tour the Isle of Wight during a pandemic. Lots of precautions were taken (sanitisers, face masks, etc.). We did manage to visit all places in the schedule come rain or shine; and credit to our tour manager Ivan for seeing all went to plan.
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Loch Lomond & The Scottish Highlands
09 Oct 2020
Mrs Eileen Hedley
5 stars
“Very organised given currant suitation with virus & felt safe in both hotels. Tour Manager was very approachable and helpful. The Coach Driver was very knowledgeable & enjoyed his commentary as we travelled around.
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The Outer Hebrides & The Highlands
09 Oct 2020
Mrs Mary Richards
5 stars
“A great Tour Manager in Rob Clark, excellent transport arrangements especially with our luggage, an adequate amount of free time.
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Walworth Castle & Durham
09 Oct 2020
Mrs Linda Brooks
5 stars
“The accommodation was excellent. I suffer from lactose intolerance and the hotel went out of their way to cater for my needs. During the holiday the restrictions in County Durham changed and everyone involved, hotel, coach driver and tour manager adapted to the situation brilliantly. I think the holiday was also very good value for money.
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Railways of Wales
08 Oct 2020
Mr Patrick Woodcock
5 stars
“Most enjoyable and well organised
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Huskies and the Northern Lights
27 Feb 2020
Philip Crump
5 stars
“Well organised, so that as a single elderly person I had no worries. The Husky Dog sled ride and the Ice Hotel were particular highlights well worth the holiday, plus of course attempts to see the`northern Lights. The hotels were all good too.
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Rail Discoveries offers a wide range of rail tours that explore the culture of Europe. Whether you are on our standard or luxury rail holidays, our itineraries are overflowing with excursions and chances to take in magnificent scenery. From the rolling hills of France to the glistening lochs of Scotland, rail travel offers you an incredible vantage point of some of the world's most breathtaking landscapes. Many of our luxury rail holidays include excursions on famous vintage and narrow-gauge railways, which twist high around mountains and down into steep valleys whilst passing inspirational scenery like frozen waterfalls and breathtaking lakes.      

Each of our holidays includes a specially created programme of excursions as well as free time for visiting sights of personal interest or enjoying the amenities that are offered by your hotel. The activities featured on our luxury rail holidays are selected to fit in with the character of your break, with opulent gala dinners, fireworks and live music on our New Year's breaks whilst our Special Interest holidays feature carnivals, walking tours and a tall ship sailing event. With such a great combination of activities already included in your break, along with all accommodation, transport and a selection of meals, you will not have to plan anything extra for your luxury rail holiday.

We also offer a variety of UK and Ireland breaks which give guests the opportunity to rediscover the rich culture and heritage that lies on their doorstep. From UNESCO sites in Wales to the inviting coast of the New Forest, there is plenty of choice of luxury rail holidays for those looking for an exciting break close to home. Further information on the accommodation and transport that is used on each of our rail tours, as well as the excursions that are included can be found on the tour itineraries that are listed on this website.