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Classic Rail Journeys

From winding around the Swiss Alps on narrow-gauge railways to relaxing by the beautiful coast at the Côte d'Azur, Rail Discoveries' classic rail journeys visit some of Europe's most exquisite places.

Classic Rail Journeys

From winding around the Swiss Alps on narrow-gauge railways to relaxing by the beautiful coast at the Côte d'Azur, Rail Discoveries' classic rail journeys visit some of Europe's most exquisite places. Whether you are looking for areas of outstanding natural beauty or places that are culturally rich, we have a classic tour to suit you.

These exciting holidays have proven themselves popular with customers year upon year and new guests are continually thrilled when they embark on one of our classic tours. Everyone from groups of friends to solo travellers are welcome on these holidays which boast a friendly group atmosphere along with exciting excursions and exploration into the area the holiday is based. Browse our full range of classic rail journeys.

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Jungfrau Express All InclusiveJungfrau Express All Inclusive

Jungfrau Express All Inclusive

Spend a relaxing week in the outstanding Bernese Oberland, enjoying all inclusive hospitality and fantastic excursions to Interlaken and the surrounding mountains, including Jungfraujoch and the summit of Harder Kulm.

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2020AprMayJunJulAugSepOct

8 days from £1,499 pp

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Glacier Express All InclusiveGlacier Express All Inclusive

Glacier Express All Inclusive

Discover the magnificent scenery of Switzerland on this fabulous tour. Enjoying an all inclusive stay, we explore elegant St Moritz, Tirano and beautiful Arosa, as well as journeying on the world famous Glacier Express.

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2020AprMayJunJulAugSepOct

9 days from £1,499 pp

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Railways of Wales

Explore the rugged mountains and winding waterways of North Wales. Enjoy picturesque journeys aboard historic steam trains and admire delightful towns and ancient history on this Welsh adventure.

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2020AprMayJunJulAugSepOct

6 days from £499 pp

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Glacier ExpressGlacier Express

Glacier Express & Rhine Cruise

Embark on one of the world's finest rail adventures aboard the Glacier Express before descending down the valley for a cruise on the spectacular Rhine. Switzerland's incredible natural beauty is on full display throughout this panoramic rail journey. This tour is operated by our sister company Great Rail Journeys.

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2020MayJunAugSep

12 days from £2,395 pp

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Jungfrau ExpressJungfrau Express

Jungfrau Express & Rhine Cruise

Before you set sail on the magical waters of the Rhine, venture to the top of Europe on the Jungfrau Railway to Jungfraujoch, the continent's highest railway station, allowing you to enjoy lofty views across the Alpine peaks below. This tour is operated by our sister company Great Rail Journeys.

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2020MayJunAugSepOct

11 days from £2,065 pp

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Scenic Switzerland by Rail

Experience the best of Switzerland on a tour that showcases classic Alpine scenery. Enjoy journeys aboard three iconic railways as well as time to explore elegant resorts at your own pace on this typically Swiss tour.

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2020MayJunSepOct

8 days from £1,299 pp

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Majorca & the ‘Orange Express’Majorca & the ‘Orange Express’

Majorca & the ‘Orange Express’

Visit the sunny climes of beautiful Majorca on a holiday that takes you along its attractive north western coastline to the capital Palma, and includes journeys on the Tren de Sóller and 'Orange Express'.

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2020AprMayJunSepOct

8 days from £949 pp

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Lake Como & The Bernina Express

Soak up the views of Italy's most dramatic lake with a 7-night stay on the lakefront. Visit stunning villas, explore quaint towns, and soak up the beautiful scenery along the route of the Bernina Express.

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2020MayJunSep

8 days from £989 pp

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The Dordogne & Carcassonne

See a new side of Southern France on this 8-day rail holiday to 2 of the country's most historic regions. Experience the beauty of the ancient Dordogne Valley, before a city break with a difference in medieval Carcassonne.

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2020AprMayJunSep

8 days from £999 pp

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The Scottish Highlands

Travel to the heart of the Scottish Highlands and take in the marvellous lochs and glens as you travel by vintage steam train on the superb West Highland Line and cruise Loch Lomond.

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2020AprMayJunSepOct

6 days from £579 pp

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Lakes and Dales by Steam

From your base in Carlisle, travel on three incredible railway lines, and enjoy the breathtaking panorama of the spectacular north of England, including the world-famous and UNESCO-listed Lake District.

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2020AprMayJunJulAugSepOct

5 days from £399 pp

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Glacier Express All Inclusive in Winter

Discover the magnificent wintry setting of Switzerland on this fabulous tour. Enjoy an all-inclusive stay with visits to elegant St Moritz, charming Tirano and Arosa on some of the most iconic Swiss trains.

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2020JanFeb

8 days from £1,710 pp

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Classic Rail Journeys with Rail Discoveries

Our classic rail journeys include famous routes such as The Glacier Express and The GoldenPass Line. The cost includes all of the accommodation and travel, with hotels that are chosen for their excellent facilities, location and personal atmosphere. A selection of meals and excursions are also included in the price of our classic tours giving you complete peace of mind that everything is taken care of.

We choose our excursions to reflect everything that is great about the destination, from the history and culture to the natural attractions. Excursions can range from city tours, trips to iconic landmarks and historic museums. Our itineraries have been planned carefully to ensure that all guests on our classic rail journeys experience the best the area has to offer.

An experienced and professional Tour Manager joins each of our classic holidays to make sure that everything goes according to plan. They are extremely helpful and friendly, blending into the background as much or as little as you like. Choose from our selection of classic rail journeys and find your perfect holiday.

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