Wales – Steam, Castles & Slate
We visit North Wales to ride its famous narrow gauge steam railways. Along the way enjoy Welsh food, beer, wine and lots of history with visits to several castles and discover more about the slate mining industry that shaped this area.
Monday 9 May to Monday 23 May 2022
Monday 23 May to Monday 6 June 2022
Albania is a part of Europe rarely visited by most Europeans. Apart from Tirana and the narrow coastal belt, it is mountainous and sparsely populated yet has a rich and varied history. Above all, its people are friendly and welcoming – after years of isolation they really appreciate our visit.
Rambling in Romania
A combination of steam forestry railways and rambling (not too strenuous) in scenic Maramureş and Bucovina. Stay in family run “homestays” (en suite) and enjoy rural life in the company of a knowledgeable local guide.
The Magic of Norway
Steep sided fjords, mountains and wide open country are all part of the varied stunning scenery on offer as we travel through Norway by train, including crossing the Arctic Circle.
Swiss Alpine Holiday
Join us for a first class tour of mountains, Alpine scenery and the World Famous UNESCO 'Rhaetian Railway' on this popular holiday. What better way to see the scenery than from the train!
Black Forest Discovery
Hinterzarten is an excellent centre for exploring the Black Forest – a lovely resort and ideal for those who enjoy walking, with its network of marked footpaths. Enjoy trips on the Sauschwänzlebahn and Kandertalbahn and a scenic circular route from Hinterzarten via Offenburg and the Schwarzwaldbahn to Donaueschingen.
Switzerland’s Lake Lucerne
Lucerne boasts glorious Alpine scenery and is an ideal destination for a rail holiday. This tour has a variety of escorted excursions to enjoy from our base on the glistening shores of Lake Lucerne.
Florence, Lake Garda & Swiss Alps
This rail tour offers classic Italian scenery and culture followed by stunning Alpine settings in Switzerland. Memorable rail journeys through breathtaking scenery and leisure sightseeing make this a relaxing yet exhilarating tour.
Wines of Southern Romania
Did you know that Romania is one of the top 20 wine producers worldwide and the 6th largest in Europe? The country is home to more than 250 wine cellars. This tour explores the historic cities of Timişoara, Sibiu, Braşov, the beautiful Danube Gorge, scenic Oltenia and enjoys 5 wine tastings in rural surroundings.
The Splendour of Corsica
Travel by train and ferry to this geographically diverse, Mediterranean paradise. Enjoy unlimited travel on the island's narrow gauge system with the travel card provided. Soak up Corsican culture with free time in the coastal towns of Bastia, Calvi and Ajaccio.