Narrow Gauge Steam in Eastern Germany
This popular tour combines high speed rail with local and narrow-gauge lines that have survived the Cold War and are still operational. We stay in Dresden and Stralsund to ride nearby heritage railways, and of course charming Wernigerode to explore the scenic Harz Railway. Extending on previous tours we journey on two additional lines this year - the Feldbahn in Frankfurt and the Döllnitzbahn in Saxony.
Scottish Islands & Highlands
A small group tour that travels through the Inner and Outer Hebrides. Meet local islanders and learn more about life on the isles – this holiday aims to be much more immersive than previous tours. Transport is provided by local companies on the islands and local guides are used where possible to add depth and value.
Trams & Trains of Austria
From Innsbruck via a brief hop over the border to Garmisch-Partenkirchen and on to Vienna and Frankfurt, this tour includes stunning scenic journeys by standard, narrow gauge, steam, cog railways, cable cars and extensive tram networks. Journeys that combine panoramic mountain and lake views with metro city travel.
Mountain Railways of Switzerland
Spend two weeks touring and ascending the famous peaks of the Swiss Alps – by train! Enjoy the stunning views from the top of some of Switzerland’s most impressive mountains courtesy of engineering excellence and gravity defying railways.
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.
Rural Romania – Where Time Stands Still
Relive a bygone age when rural life meant working fields with horses, stacking hay in haystacks and preparing meals from home grown produce. Visit remote Saxon villages with their fortified churches in Transylvania, enjoy village life in Maramureș and the painted monasteries of Bucovina. Stay in family run “homestay” accommodation and ride two steam narrow gauge railways.
50th Anniversary Celebration Tour to the Rhätischebahn
Join us on this one-time trip to celebrate Ffestiniog Travel’s 50th Anniversary. We return to the destination of our first tour in October 1974 - travelling in First Class! Enjoy a privately chartered steam train on the UNESCO Rhaetian Railway (RhB), a tour behind the scenes in Landquart workshops and journeys on the Glacier and Bernina Express trains. You will also be accompanied by the leaders of that inaugural tour – Alan Heywood and Liz Turner.
Mallorca Narrow Gauge
From golden beaches in the south to rugged mountains in the north, this island is full of surprises as we explore using the rail network. It is a wonderful way to see this beautiful island as it diverts from the usual tourist trail, giving you a real taste of Mallorca.
South American Rail Adventure
An incredible rail holiday that showcases the best of Argentina, Bolivia and Peru. Spectacular scenery, amazing train journeys including the Tren a las Nubes, Tren de las Sierras, Expresso del Sur and Titicaca Train and the famed train to the wondrous Inca site of Machu Picchu. Time to explore Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Salta, Uyuni, La Paz and Cusco.
Fly direct to Marrakesh and travel northwards by rail with stays in Rabat, Fes and Tangier. Enjoy a mixture of guided medina sightseeing, leisure time and optional rail trips. Experience the modern high-speed service on the return journey to Marrakesh before a direct flight back to the UK.