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Easter for Families - Switzerland

Created: 07 December 2014

Amid the frenetic pace of modern family life, it’s easy to overlook the joy of a journey by rail. This nine-day saunter to Switzerland delivers amazing scenery, impressive engineering feats and quality time together, including rides on the world-famous Bernina and Glacier Expresses, city sightseeing and much more. The price is from £3,050 pp for a family of four (two adults, two children under 12 sharing a family room) including return Eurostar to Brussels, onward rail travel to Basel, seat reservations, Swiss Pass and eight nights’ B&B (one night each in Cologne & Luxembourg, three nights each in Chur & Brig. Call AITO* member Ffestiniog Travel on 01766 772 030.

 

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

 

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  • 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
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