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Taiwan by train, trams in Turin and so much more…

Created: 16 September 2019

Ffestiniog Travel launches its 2020 collection of worldwide rail holidays, from the Far East, Jordan and far-flung Kyrgyzstan to short-haul European tours. The rail tour operator visits Taiwan and Jordan for the first time guides travellers on an 11-day itinerary exploring Kyrgyzstan, the most remote and untouched destination that the rail specialist has offered in its 45-year history. These tempting trips are joined in the latest Rail Holidays of the World collection by a new wine-themed tour of Romania, a cultural exploration of Armenia, and rail-themed visits to delightful parts of Germany, Italy and France.


The Golden Triangle & Ranthambore

Created: 08 May 2019

Summer holidays are all very well but nothing guarantees a warm glow more than having an autumn escape in the diary. Tick India’s Golden Triangle off the bucket list on this 19-day tour that takes in rail journeys on the spectacular Kangra Valley and Kalka Shimla Railways (part of which is by private steam charter), sightseeing in Agra, Amritsar, Dharamsala, Delhi and Jaipur, and wildlife-spotting during three safaris in Ranthambore National Park. Departing 28 October, the price is from £4,795 pp (two sharing) including flights (London), B&B, 15 lunches & seven dinners, all rail journeys & excursions, and UK tour leader


Hit the high spots with Ffestiniog Travel!

Created: 21 May 2019

Mountain escapes in the UK, Europe & India for late summer & autumn departures.

City breaks and beach escapes are all very well but, for a relaxing holiday away from the crowds, you can’t beat the mountains. Enjoy spectacular scenery at a slower pace with an escorted tour from rail specialist Ffestiniog Travel, choosing from either a Connoisseur Tour(for those with a specific passion for railways) or a Grand Tour (for those with a general interest in exploring the world by train).


Full steam ahead for a staycation in North Wales

Created: 15 May 2019

Avoid airport anxiety and keep your carbon footprint to a minimum with a relaxing stay at the famous Italianate Portmeirion Village, set alongside the beautiful North Wales coastline. From your four-star base, enjoy steam journeys and wonderful views on the world-famous Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways, accompanied by an expert guide. Arriving 1 October, the Ffestiniog Railway & Portmeirion Luxury Break costs from £775 pp (two sharing), including half board at the Hotel Portmeirion, first class rail tickets and tour leader.


Behind the Scenes in Salzburgerland – Austria & Germany

Created: 22 April 2019

Aimed at the rail connoisseur, this ten-day holiday has the beautiful city of Salzburg, as its base. Explore its castles, palaces and UNESCO-listed old town and enjoy daily escorted excursions that include unique ‘behind the scenes’ access at a number of railways, private steam charters, guided tours, visits to the famous Krimml Waterfalls and Stiegl Brewery, and much more. Departing 13 August, Behind the Scenes in Salzburgerland costs from £1,685 pp (two sharing), including Eurostar and onward rail (via Cologne), nine nights’ hotel B&B (two in Cologne, seven in Salzburg), three lunches and tour leader.


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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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