Germany

Grand Tour of Europe by EuroCity
16 Days From Only £2,995.00

Following in the footsteps of the TEE Trans Europ Express network, EuroCity trains connect important European cities with speed, comfort and more than a hint of nostalgia. This tour pays homage to the network of cross-border trains and international co-operation on a grand tour of Europe, featuring its most celebrated routes.

2018 Saxony Seven Steam & Rail Explorer
9 Days From Only £1,525.00

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!

2 departures on 04/06/2018 and 10/09/2018
2018 Harz Mountains Steam - the jewel of Germany
7 Days From Only £1,025.00

A superb rail holiday to enjoy the picturesque towns and villages surrounded by a panoramic range of rocky crags romantic valleys, and fairytale woods - full of folklore, witches and steam trains.

3 departures between 16/06/2018 and 15/09/2018
Northern Germany & Baltic Coast Maximum Steam
11 Days From Only £1,795.00

Enjoy a superbly relaxing summer steam tour as we meander across Northern Germany on a sojourn of discovery to enjoy the very best of the steam railways from town, countryside to seaside!

The Grand Tour -Swedish Steam & Hanseatic Heritage
15 Days From Only £2,895.00

We often ask our customers where they would like to go next and Sweden is a popular response. So here it is, a tour spending a week in Sweden, visiting Stockholm and Linköping, three heritage railways and with two gentle cruises along idyllic waterways on board historic vessels. But that's not all, as our overland adventure uncovers three proud German Hanseatic cities and three more heritage railways.

2018 Fab Four Rhine Valley Rail Roamer
5 Days From Only £615.00

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!

Meiningen Steam Festival & Much More
6 Days From Only £1,375.00

A wonderful steam holiday featuring a truly unique full day excursion travelling by mainline steam from Frankfurt to Meiningen for the annual Open Day at the last major steam works in Europe. Plus steam on heritage lines of various gauges.

2018 Rhine Valley Railways Uncorked
7 Days From Only £799.00

Rob first worked with the Pinger Hotel in the early 2000's, when he organised a rail-themed holiday to Remagen for Wallace Arnold Tours. This tour harks back to that trip, but includes so much more: scenic branch lines through vineyards, a rack railway, a heritage diesel ride, two cable cars, a steamboat along the Loreley Valley and the Vulkan Express under steam, plus vineyard visits with winetasting and we've even timed this trip to coincide with Remagen's village wine festival!

2018 Golden October in the Harz Mountains & More
7 Days From Only £1,199.00

This special 'Golden October' tour is timed to be in the Harz for a Brocken steam Sonderzug. After further visits to the UNESCO World Heritage Rammelsberg mine complex and Goslar, plus a trip on the Thale cable car and scheduled Selketal steam, we head to the Mansfelder Bergwerksbahn for one of their rare 'Infozug' steam days. Finally, from Kassel we enjoy the Hessencourrier 'Golden October' steam excursion to Naumburg, another rarity from Railtrail.

Harz Mountains & Rübeland Festive Steam
5 Days From Only £899.00

We have been escorting groups to the Harz Mountains for many years, come spring, summer, autumn or winter. This one is a little bit different though, staying in the mountain resort of Braunlage at our hotel in superior rooms with balcony, with two special steam runs, including a rare visit to the Rübeland Railway and three Christmas Markets. A Festive tour to warm your Harz!

Dresden, Ore Mountains & Prague Festive Steam
8 Days From Only £1,399.00

A firm favourite for a number of years, we return to Dresden for a festive tour packed with steam. This time around we've turned it into more of a touring holiday, with excursions from Dresden including the return of a fabulous steam-hauled run to Prague, plus the Ore Mountains explored from nearby Chemnitz.

2018 Frankfurt, Rudesheim & Cologne Christmas Mkts
5 Days From Only £645.00

From our base in the heart of the Rhine Gorge we visit Frankfurt's fantastic Christmas Market, set within the historic reconstructed Old Town, Rüdesheim's village Christmas Market and cruise the atmospheric Rhine Gorge to the legendary Loreley Rock. On our way home we stop in Cologne for our final evening to visit another of Germany's finest Christmas Markets, set beneath the masterpiece Cologne Cathedral.

2018 Rhine Valley Christmas Markets & Steam
5 Days From Only £499.00

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!

Harz Mountains & Rhine Valley Christmas Cracker
9 Days From Only £1,295.00

Combining two of our favourite destinations at that 'wonderful time of the year', enjoy the pre-Christmas festivities in the wintry Harz Mountains, with tempting Christmas Markets & the Brocken by steam. Then celebrate Christmas itself by the Rhine in riverside Remagen, sailing along the Loreley Valley from beautiful Boppard, climbing through the Ahr Valley by train and experiencing the Vulkan Express.

Black Forest New Year Steam & More
6 Days From Only £1,295.00

Enjoy a special New Year tour as we steam through glorious Black Forest scenery in its magical winter setting on three included steam excursions! We also spend New Year's Eve in beautiful Freiburg and tour the city at the 'Gateway to the Black Forest' by vintage tram.

New Year Celebrations by the Romantic Rhine
6 Days From Only £849.00

Welcome in 2019 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.

2019 Harz Mountains Winter Wonderland
6 Days From Only £849.00

Germany's timeless Harz Mountains are arguably even more spectacular in winter. Towns brimming with half-timbered houses resemble Christmas card scenes and the surrounding forests glisten in the snow. February offers the best of the Harz in winter, so join us on a narrow gauge and mountain railway adventure to warm your Harz.

Festive & Winter Tours

Festive & Winter Tours 2018 - 2019

 

The Roses Christmas Markets & Steam

From Price: £395.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 15/11/2018
 

Harz Mountains & Rübeland Festive Steam

From Price: £899.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 29/11/2018
 

2018 Swiss St Nicholas Snow Train Adventure

From Price: £1,395.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 30/11/2018
 

Festive Jacobite More Inclusive

From Price: £425.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 departure(s) between 04/12/2018 and 11/12/2018
 

Dresden, Ore Mountains & Prague Festive Steam

From Price: £1,399.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 05/12/2018
 

2018 Frankfurt, Rudesheim & Cologne Christmas Mkts

From Price: £645.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 06/12/2018
 

2018 Bruges & Gent Festive Cheers

From Price: £675.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 09/12/2018
 

2018 Winchester, Salisbury & Bournemouth Markets

From Price: £295.00
Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 10/12/2018
 

2018 Rhine Valley Christmas Markets & Steam

From Price: £499.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 13/12/2018
 

A Grand Tour of Scotland at Christmas

From Price: £975.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 20/12/2018
 

Harz Mountains & Rhine Valley Christmas Cracker

From Price: £1,295.00
Duration: 9 Days
Departure Date: 20/12/2018
 

Swiss Christmas Snow Train Adventure

From Price: £1,475.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 22/12/2018
 

Black Forest New Year Steam & More

From Price: £1,295.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 28/12/2018
 

New Year Celebrations by the Romantic Rhine

From Price: £849.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 29/12/2018
 

2019 Harz Mountains Winter Wonderland

From Price: £849.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 17/02/2019

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