Coastal rail journeys, vintage railroads and even a wine train!

Created: 07 February 2024
From a unique gourmet wine train experience through California's Napa Valley, steam-hauled journeys on vintage railroads to visiting Alcatraz – exactly 90 years since it became a prison - rail tour operator Ffestiniog Travel proves you can see more of a far-flung country within the timeframe of a 2-week holiday by plane then train. Its 15-day West Coast USA rail holiday journeys from Seattle to San Francisco on board Amtrak's Coast Starlight, following the Pacific coastline through Washington State, Oregon and California. The stunning scenery of the Cascade Ranges, Columbia River Gorge and Sacramento River contrasts perfectly with city sightseeing in Seattle, Portland and San Francisco. Departing 9 June 2024 and priced at £4,535pp (two sharing) this tour includes return flights, all rail travel, excursions, B&B hotel accommodation and services of a tour leader. See the full itinerary here

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Why Choose Ffestiniog Travel?

  • UK's first rail tour operator to run an overseas escorted rail holiday in 1974
  • Created for people who love rail holidays and exploring the world’s heritage railways
  • Dedicated rail holiday specialist - great destinations, sightseeing and unparalled railway content
  • Train ticket supplier for worldwide rail operators - we can plan and arrange your rail journey to anywhere
  • Knowledge of the world’s rail routes makes us leading specialists in escorted and Tailor Made rail holidays
  • Over 60% of our existing rail tour travellers return to holiday with us year after year
  • Committed to supporting rail travel and heritage railways around the world
  • Our profits support the continued preservation of the famous Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways
  • Small, dedicated rail holiday travel team offering an award winning personal service

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