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 ...
Germany's timeless Harz Mountains are arguably even more spectacular in winter with the towns half-timbered houses and snow dusted forests resembling a picturesque Christmas card scene. For 2020 our popular Harz Winter Wonderland tour has been extended to 7 days to include an extra day to explore beautiful Wernigerode. We have also added an extra date for 2020 due to the 2019 date selling out so quickly, don't delay, join us on a narrow gauge and mountain railway adventure to warm your Harz.
A super steam tour featuring the amazing Dresden Steam Festival including four mainline steam runs and five fantastic Saxon Narrow Gauge lines - See our previous tour films on our website However, that's not all as we also include a heritage tram ride at Kirnitzschtalbahn, and a historic steam boat trip on the River Elbe at Pirna,
Great value and a great railway holiday featuring the famous ‘Rhine in Flames’ fireworks event and a plethora of attractions varying from riding scenic branch lines through vineyards, Germany’s oldest rack railway to a ‘dragon’s castle’, plus a scenic, possibly steam, ride on the Vulkan Express train, a vineyard visit with wine tasting and of course, we’ve timed this trip to coincide with the sensational ‘Rhine in Flames’ celebration at Remagen.
This Railtrail tour includes 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 train, plus vineyard visits with winetasting and we've even timed this trip to coincide with a local village wine festival!
A summer sojourn of steam including rare visits to experience the standard gauge Hessencourrier line and an even rarer opportunity to storm up the very steeply inclined Rübeland line. Add in a private steam charter on the narrow-gauge Mansfelder Bergwerksbahn and a visit to Stassfurt locomotive collection in the former DB shed. All topped off with three wonderful days on the Harz Mountains Railway including steam around the Selkethal and the Hasselfelde branch.
A great Railtrail holiday to discover picturesque medieval towns and villages surrounded by a panoramic range of stunning mountains, romantic valleys and fairytale woods - full of folklore, fascinating history and superb steam trains.
A tour jam-packed with rail and heritage based in a lovely part of Germany. Steam on Germany’s first ever heritage railway, trundle across ‘Devil’s Moor’ on the Moor Express, steam on board Jan Harpstedt and get to know the beautiful Hanseatic city of Bremen on a vintage tram ride, before our final excursion to the port of Bremerhaven to visit the submarine ‘Wilhelm Bauer’.
Enjoy the festive season with a Saxony Steam escorted rail holiday combining two fabulous mainline steam excursions, including a trip to Prague by steam, with three wonderful Saxon narrow-gauge steam lines, plus tours of Dresden Alstadt steam depot and the Transport Museum. Topped off with free-time at both Dresden and Leipzig traditional Christmas Markets where only local products manufactured in the region are sold.
Our great value rail holiday to the Rhine Valley Christmas Markets is based at the popular family run Hotel Pinger and includes visits to two contrasting Rhineland festive markets, the impressive Cologne Christmas Market at the Dom and the traditional Christmas market in picturesque Rudesheim. This escorted railway holiday also includes a scenic Rhine cruise, visit to the pretty walled town of Ahrweiler plus lunch and wine tasting at Germany's oldest wine co-operative!
A festive and relaxing rail holiday, we invite you to 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, experience the Vulkan Express and travel on Germany's oldest rack railway, the Drachenfelsbahn.
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.
A wonderful railway holiday to see in the New Year exploring Austria by train. Celebrate 2020 in style at the historic 4-star Hotel Plankenhof in the beautiful Tyrol including a 5-course dinner, a glass of bubbly and fireworks on New Year's Eve. The tour also features two great steam train journeys on the Zillertalbahn and Pinzgauer Railways, traditional Tyrolean music, Schnapps tasting and a trip to the top of the Hafelekar overlooking stunning Innsbruck…this tour has something for everyone!
Celebrate the New Year in style in the wonderful Rhine Valley with a New Year's Eve party night including a 5-course dinner, live music, fireworks and a free bar! Uncover Remagen's history on a guided walk with our friendly hotelier, sail along the Loreley Valley from beautiful Boppard, climb through the Ahr Valley by train and experience the Vulkan Express with a glass of sparkling wine. Here's to a New Year of good health and great company!
Steam Tours 2020 - More to be added weekly