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Mallorca Narrow Gauge

Palma's Gothic CathedralMonday 4 April to Saturday 9 April 2022
Monday 3 October to Saturday 8 October 2022

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.

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The Snowdonian

Arriving at Tan y Bwlch for cream tea - © Gordon RushtonFriday 16 April - Sunday 18 April 2021

2021 dates are now available for the chance to be a passenger on the aptly named Snowdonian train as it takes its annual 80 mile round trip through the glorious Snowdonia National Park. The journey will cover the full length of both the Welsh Highland and Ffestiniog Railways in one day. To add more interest to this scenic journey, the Snowdonian will be hauled by a variety of motive power.

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Trams & Trains of Italy

Vintage Tram, MilanFriday 22 April to Thursday 5 May 2022

A re-run of 2020’s much anticipated tour. Continuing with our series of tramway tours, we pay a visit to Italy. This comprehensive tour takes in Milan and Turin’s large tram networks and we also head south to Rome and Naples to sample their smaller but interesting routes.

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Romania’s Danube Delta & the Carpathians – a Wildlife Paradise

Mila 23, Danube Delta - © Alan HeywoodSaturday 15 May to Wednesday 26 May 2021

Discover some of the last true wilderness areas in Europe, teeming with wildlife. We search for rare wading birds in the Delta and find bears in the mountains in the company of experts and encounter a rural life that makes Romania so appealing.

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Springtime in the Caucasus

Ushguli Georgia, the highest village in Europe - © Ramona CazacuSaturday 15 May to Wednesday 26 May 2021

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.

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Slovakia – Romantic Mountains & Historic Towns

By train to Dedinky - © Matej SanitrárTuesday 1 June to Saturday 12 June 2021

Slovakia is one of the most beautiful but lesser known countries in Central Europe. There is an abundance of mountains, historic towns and unspoilt villages which we are sure will appeal to all.

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Swiss Lakes and Mountains

Interlaken and mountains - © S-F, shutterstockTuesday 1 June to Thursday 10 June 2021

Join us for a varied tour of mountains, lakes and Alpine scenery using a range of transport options for which Switzerland is renowned. Daily escorted excursions are offered or sightsee independently.

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Rhine Sea to Source

Boppard in the Middle Rhine regionThursday 21 April to Wednesday 4 May 2022
Thursday 6 October to Wednesday 19 October 2022 

We follow the mighty Rhine through some impressive scenery by rail, from its course in the North Sea to its source in the Swiss Alps. Along our journey we travel on and alongside the river and visit sites that wouldn’t exist without this waterway.

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Harz Explorer

Harz Mountain Railway, WernigerodeSaturday 12 June to Friday 18 June 2021

Our escorted tours to the world famous Harzer Schmalspurbahnen (HSB) never fail to attract plenty of attention. With daily steam trains and over 140km of narrow gauge line to explore the HSB is a delight and one not to be missed. We include three full unlimited days travelling on the railway.

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Behind the Scenes in Central Europe

Prague bridgesMonday 14 June to Monday 28 June 2021

We explore one of Europe’s most beautiful areas by rail, combining the Czech Republic, Austria and Germany with journeys on scenic railways, chartered tram rides and museum and depot visits.

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  • UK's first rail tour operator to run an overseas escorted rail holiday in 1974
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