UK & European Ticketing Supervisor Dan May is a dedicated and longstanding member of the team at Ffestiniog Travel having joined the company in 2002. He enjoys the challenge of finding a new routing or ticketing type to help his clients reach their destination. When he’s not at his desk Dan can be often found leading our tours, frequently to Ge...rmany although he can be found venturing to any part of the world. Dan is a fond traveller and loves nothing better than whipping his passport out and experiencing new and varied cultures. When he’s not travelling Dan is a keen thespian and is involved with the local amateur dramatic group. He is no stranger to performance having appeared in many a pantomime or murder mystery in the local hotels, when he’s not on stage he can be found behind the scenes ensuring the show goes smoothly. Dan is fully qualified as a guard on the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways and can often be seen blowing his whistle on the station platform! Through an exchange scheme between the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways and the Harzer Schmalspurbahnen in Germany Dan has visited the Harz region many times and even guarded trains on their lines! More

France - An Ideal Railway Getaway

Our closest neighbour across the Channel has been a popular holiday destination for British holidaymakers for decades. The majority of travellers tootle their way through France by car, but Dan May, Ffestiniog Travel’s European rail ticket specialist, believes for those who travel light there is a more appealing alternative of getting around France - the train!

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Harz Mountains

The Harz Mountains in Germany is a beautiful area to visit but what makes it even more appealing as a rail holiday destination is its narrow gauge railway which travels through stunning landscapes. Harz expert Dan May never tires of steaming through the Harz Mountains and in this blog he shares his experience of leading a tour to the region.

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  • UK's first rail tour operator to run an overseas escorted rail holiday in 1974
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