Ride the rails across Europe to discover stunning landscapes and historic cities.
Iconic names such as Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and the Trans-Siberian Railway conjure up impressions of old world charm and exceptional service. Alternatively, the Eurostar allows people to explore France, teaming train travel with city breaks, the Flam Railway let's you travel though Fjord Norway and the Polar Express crosses the Arctic Circle on its way to the Lofoten Islands. Alternatively, take Tito's Train to experience Montenegro in a certain style.
Our top itineraries for Europe Great railway journeys
Take in the highlights of the Emerald Isle with one of the world's great rail journeys. Throughout, you'll enjoy open-bar indulgences, multi-course gourmet dining and expert-led tours, including a black-cab tour of Belfast and afternoon tea in a grand country manor.
Explore the very best of Italy on this 12-day luxury rail journey from the waterways of Venice to Pompeii’s ash-laden streets and Bologna’s culinary delights. Then, cross the water by rail ferry to Sicily's hilltop towns, idyllic coastlines and crumbling Roman ruins.
Travelling aboard one of Spain’s most luxurious trains, you’ll enjoy gourmet dining and cocktail evenings as you travel the coastal route between San Sebastián’s golden beaches and Santiago’s medieval wonders.
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2 nights free Venice accommodation – Save up to £495 pp
Book by: 31 January 2019
The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express – the very name conjures up images of 19th-century splendour, of silent film stars and Agatha Christie. All of the glamour and mystique still lingers, the white-gloved service as faultless as one could hope for from the world's most famous train ride.
Stay 4 pay 3 discount Grand Hotel Tremezzo – Save up to £300 pp
Book by: 15 February 2019
Step back to the Grand Tours of the British gentry, embarking on a luxury train journey from London to Verona, where you'll continue to an opulent stay on the shores of Lake Como.
Special rail, stay and cruise fares
Book by: 28 February 2019
Start you holiday in style with a luxury rail journey on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express to Venice, before enjoying a 3-night stay followed by an all-inclusive luxury cruise on Silversea to the Adriatic and Greece.
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Book by: 31 January 2019
Enjoy the glamour of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express from London to Venice before you embark the Danube Express to Budapest and finally relax on board the 5-star AmaSonata for a 7-day luxury river cruise on the Danube.