Japan – Trains, Trams & Cherry Blossom
A comprehensive tour taking in some new railways, tram networks and destinations which Ffestiniog Travel has not visited before. This holiday coincides with Japan’s famous Cherry Blossom season which is certainly worth seeing. From the buzz of Tokyo to the historic town of Chichibu and scenic Amanohashidate we journey by vintage tram, steam engine and bullet train.
Behind the Scenes in North Wales
This tour offers an amazing opportunity to enjoy sights not normally seen by the average rail passenger. A chance to “access all areas” at many of the railways of North Wales from miniature to standard gauge. We ride on footplates and learn about the history of these fascinating railways.
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. This relaxed rail tour is a great way to see this beautiful island, one that delivers beautiful views and diverts from the usual tourist track, giving you a real taste of Mallorca.
Uzbekistan and the Silk Road
Silks, spices and the story of Tamerlane’s conquests combine with some of the most beautiful cities in Central Asia. This unique tour affords an in-depth look into the history and culture of one of the smallest of the former USSR republics and is accompanied by both a Ffestiniog Travel tour leader and an experienced local guide.
Dresden Steam Festival
Our tour to Dresden for the steam festival has become an annual favourite. Enjoy lots of steam content over the 11th Festival weekend before experiencing return trips on both the Weisseritztalbahn and Loessnitzgrundbahn. We also include a day trip up the Elbe on a historic paddle steamer.
Springtime in the Caucasus
Stunning snow-clad mountains, meadows teeming with wild flowers and a rich and interesting history are brought to you in our tour to Georgia, a fascinating and friendly country at the extremities of Eastern Europe.
Prague - Sightseeing, Beer and Trams
Sample the many delights that Prague has to offer on this 7-day comprehensive escorted tour. Discover the history and culture of the Czech capital on a private guided tour, ride a heritage tram and enjoy free time exploring further afield.
Romania’s Danube Delta and the Carpathians – a Wildlife Paradise
Discover some of the last true wilderness areas in Europe, teeming with wildlife. We search for rare wading birds in the Delta and bears in the mountains in the company of experts and encounter a rural life that makes Romania so appealing.
Elbe - Sea to Source
Rising in the Giant Mountains of the Czech Republic the mighty Elbe winds its way through northern Germany where it flows into the North Sea. We join this river at Cuxhaven, the mouth of the river, and then follow the route by rail and river east to the Czech Republic.
Our escorted tours to the world famous Harzer Schmalspurbahnen are very popular. Spend three days travelling on steam trains over 140km of narrow gauge lines through delightful countryside and discover the charming medieval towns of Wernigerode and Quedlinburg.