Enjoy the wine regions of the Rhine & Moselle, the stunning Harz Mountains and its steam trains, or the historic renaissance and waterfront vista at Dresden ...
Experience four of the Rhine Valley's rail highlights on one fabulous tour! Including Germany's oldest rack railway, the Drachenfelsbahn, the heritage railbuses of the Kasbachtalbahn, the scenic branch line through the red wine vineyards of the Ahr Valley and, not forgetting, heritage steam and diesel on the Vulkan Express!
Enjoy an intensive all steam action tour including Bochum-Dahlhausen 40th anniversary celebrations in Germany, Maldegem's International Steam Festival in Belgium, a standard gauge private steam charter, a heritage steam railway, two railway museums and the amazing Schwebebahn at Wuppertal. Two countries and two galas!
We have been taking steam enthusiasts to Saxony for many years to discover some of Germany's best narrow-gauge railways, but here is a tour with broader appeal, featuring funicular railways, steam lines, trams and river steam boats, plus Meissen porcelain, castles, gardens, the beautiful city of Dresden and the enthralling landscape of Saxon Switzerland. Introducing the Magnificent Seven!
Combine steam trains and railway museums with scenic journeys by train and boat, exploring historic Nuremberg and UNESCO World Heritage Bamberg. Taste Bamberg's smoked beer, tour Nuremberg's labyrinthine Altstadt Brewery and marvel at Maisel's Weissbier Experience whilst enjoying two evenings at Nuremberg's Beer Festival. Prost!
A First Class rail holiday to enjoy picturesque towns and villages surrounded by a panoramic range of rocky crags romantic valleys, and fairytale woods - full of folklore, witches and steam trains.
Stay in a wine village at the heart of the Rhine Gorge, exploring the romantic Rhine and Moselle Valleys by rail and riverboat, and visiting a wide variety of winemakers to discover the region's wealth of wine culture.
Berlin is becoming more popular every year and 2017 will be a great year in which to visit, as the city hosts the International Garden exhibition. As well as touring Berlin, experience two great Hanseatic cities and two great coastal railways - the charming Molli and the Racing Roland - and explore Herrenhausen Gardens, whose history is entwined with our own Royal Family.
Combine the Railtrail of old with lots of new experiences on our superbly relaxing summer steam tour featuring the famous Molli and Rügen Island lines, plus lots of new steam not previously visited and an amazing festival of sea going vintage steam boats!
A holiday with wonderful steam trains of southern Germany's tourist resorts with steam excursions, private steam photo charter, superb heritage steam lines plus riding and photographing the fabulous Sauschwänzlebahn, topped off with a steam and heritage electric special to the unique Meiningen railway works steam festival.
Imagine the sweet aroma of chestnuts, almonds and spicy, warming gluehwein amidst the half-timbered picturebook squares of Wernigerode and Goslar - a perfect pre-Christmas backdrop. And not forgetting a mountain steam adventure and a journey aboard the Emperor's Carriage!
Hot chestnuts, almonds, glühwein - Germany's Christmas Markets are a taste sensation. Explore Cologne's varied markets, the quaint smaller markets of Linz and Ahrweiler, and explore the Rhine Valley by rail, including the Vulkan Express by steam!
A brand new tour to two of our favourite destinations, featuring the Christmas Markets and steam railways in both northern and southern Germany. Steam through "Franconian Switzerland", around Munich, through the wintry Selketal Valley and up to the peak of the Brocken, whilst enjoying Christmas Markets in Nuremberg, Bamberg, Munich and Wernigerode.
Celebrate Christmas by the Rhine in riverside Remagen with dinner every evening, two lunches and a complimentary evening bar on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Uncover Remagen's history on a guided walk with our hotelier, sail along the Loreley Valley from beautiful Boppard, climb through the Ahr Valley by train and experience the Vulkan Express.
Enjoy a special New Year tour as we steam through glorious Black Forest scenery in its magical winter setting with New Year's Eve in beautiful Freiburg, and a relaxing New Year's Day at the French National Railway Museum, Cité du Train, just over the border at Mulhouse.
Welcome in 2018 by the Rhine in riverside Remagen with a 5 course dinner, music, dancing and a complimentary evening bar on New Year's Eve. Uncover Remagen's history on a guided walk with our hotelier, sail along the Loreley Valley from beautiful Boppard, climb through the Ahr Valley by train and experience the Vulkan Express.
Festive & Winter Tours 2017 - 2018