Christmas Tours Archive

This section of our website contains details of previous escorted tours we have run and provides you with a comprehensive overview of the many different destinations we visit. The selection includes Christmas Tours which illustrate the great variety and quality of content of our holidays. We cater for both the general tourist who loves travelling by train AND the rail enthusiast who wants the railway journey to be a key part of the holiday.

These tours are currently unavailable as escorted tours, but they may provide inspiration and ideas for those looking to find a personalised Signature rail holiday. We can adapt tours to create tailor-made holidays for couples, families or groups of friends.

The prices for these tours are at the time the tour took place and are now out of date, but they provide a useful cost indication. Please don't hesitate to contact us direct if you wish to discuss any of the tours further.

Christmas Market Signature Breaks

Our Signature Tour services can arrange independent rail trips to many Christmas Market destinations across Europe including the following:

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Canadian Christmas

Sunday 23 December 2012 to Wednesday 2 January 2013

Celebrate Christmas in style this year by joining us on our first ever Canadian Christmas Adventure. Enjoy stays at the luxurious Fairmont Hotels in both Vancouver and Toronto and spend Christmas travelling on board VIA Rail’s famous ‘Canadian’ service.

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Christmas Market Stralsund and Lübeck

Thursday 29 November to Thursday 6 December 2012

Unescorted options also available

We enjoy the Christmas Markets of these two old Baltic Hanseatic cities, have an opportunity to ride two steam narrow gauge railways and visit the world's biggest model railway.

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Christmas & New Year in Switzerland

Thursday 20 December 2012 to Wednesday 2 January 2013

Our annual visit over the festive season is one of our firm favourites. Experience the freedom of having your own travel pass to do as you wish during the day but at the same time having the company of your fellow travellers. Winter in this wonderful setting is truly magical.

© Swiss Travel System

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Three Countries Christmas Markets

Friday 9 December to 13 Tuesday December 2011

A floating Christmas Market - © Cologne TourismThis tour takes in a wonderful range of festive markets to tempt the discerning shopper.

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