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Enjoy Chocolate in Cologne for Easter

Created: 04 April 2014

Easter’s not all about chocolate, of course, but fans of the sweet stuff could do worse than wend their way to Cologne for the Bank Holiday weekend. A visit to the World of Chocolate Museum leaves little doubt that this is a city that knows about fine confectionery, as well as being packed with pretty sightseeing, excellent restaurants and bars, and an array of museums and theatres to enjoy. A three-night stay costs from £540pp (two sharing) including return train travel (Eurostar to Brussels with onward rail connection to Cologne), B&B, a Cologne Welcome card and entrance to the Chocolate Museum.

 

Cologne for Easter? I should cocoa

Created: 05 December 2013

Easter’s not all about chocolate, of course, but fans of the sweet stuff could do worse than wend their way to Cologne for the Bank Holiday weekend. A visit to the World of Chocolate Museum leaves little doubt that this is a city that knows about fine confectionery, as well as being packed with pretty sightseeing, excellent restaurants and bars, and an array of museums and theatres to enjoy. Departing 18 April, a three-night stay is from £430 pp (two sharing) including return train travel (Eurostar to Brussels with onward rail connection to Cologne), B&B, a Cologne Welcome card and entrance to the Chocolate Museum. 

 

BBC2’s Great Continental Railway Journeys

Created: 30 October 2013

Fans of BBC2’s Great Continental Railway Journeys cannot help but have been inspired by the colourful history and dramatic beauty of Michael Portillo’s native Spain. Rail travel experts, Ffestiniog Travel can replicate any of the itineraries featured in the series – adding extra destinations and personal preferences as required. Experience an Hispanic odyssey akin to Michael Portillo’s on a tailor-made, ten-day trip that costs from  £1,055 pp. Price is based on two sharing and includes BA flights (London) or train to Madrid, onward rail travel Madrid to Gibraltar via Cordoba, Seville, Jerez, Ronda and Algeciras, excursions, and nine nights’ B&B in good-quality hotels. 

 

Rail Holidays - Best Tour Operators

Created: 30 April 2013

The Daily Telegraph listed Ffestiniog Travel as one of the best rail tour operators in an article by Michael Kerr. Established in 1974 we have nearly 40 years of experience of creating rail tours and remain a major player in the rail holiday market, specialising in train holidays for the general tourist and steam enthusiasts. Our comprehensive ticket only service extends our specialism further making us a one-stop shop for all train travel to destinations in the UK, Europe and worldwide. You can view Ffestiniog Travel's listing in the Daily Telegraph article at: 

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/journeysbyrail/9671916/Rail-holidays-the-best-tour-operators.html

 

Make a break for Bruges - chocolate indulgence from £420pp with Ffestiniog Travel

Created: 01 March 2013

Fans of the sweet stuff need look no further for an Easter short break than Bruges. So renowned is the canal-side city for its chocolate that there’s even a museum dedicated entirely to it (with lots of free samples!) as well as plenty of atmospheric cafés and pretty shops selling all manner of chocolate treats. A four-night trip over Easter costs from £420 pp (two sharing) including return Eurostar to Brussels, onward rail travel to/from Bruges and four nights’ B&B in a centrally-situated hotel.

 

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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
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  • Our profits support the continued preservation of the famous Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways
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