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Discover the best of Europe with Rail Discoveries

Boasting stunning views, delicious food and a rich culture and history, it's easy to see why around 670 million people travel to Europe each year! And with a reliable and efficient rail network, Europe is a breeze to explore. Travelling by rail from London St Pancras on the Eurostar is simple and comfortable, and with picture-postcard views to be enjoyed from the moment you depart to the moment you reach your destination, there's no better way to discover Europe.

Travel to Europe with confidence

Experience & Award Winning Service

We've been running rail tours around Europe for 45 years - we know the European rail network like the back of our hands. Our destination and transport specialists use their up-to-the-minute knowledge to make sure your trip runs to plan. Travel is our passion and (we're very proud to say) we've won numerous awards for our services. Perhaps that's why people holiday with us time and again.

Our Price Promise

Once you book with us, your price doesn't change - you won't find any unwelcome surprises when you come to pay your final balance. We're also very open about what's included in the price for each of our tours, right down to each individual meal. Check the Price Promise on our website for more information. Book now and lock in the price you pay, safe in the knowledge we won't increase the price of your holiday, even if our costs go up.

We're Fully Bonded

For added peace of mind, we're fully bonded by ABTOT & ATOL and are also members of ABTA, so you can book safe in the knowledge that your holiday, and money, is completely protected.

Travelling with us

  • Enjoy the journey
  • Local Sites
  • Flexible & Relaxed Itineraries
  • Make friends along the way
  • No hidden surprises
  • A safe pair of hands

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Explore our escorted rail holidays in Germany & Eastern Europe

Explore our escorted rail holidays in France & Benelux

Explore our escorted rail holidays in Scandinavia & the Baltics

Explore our escorted rail holidays in Italy, Southern Europe & the Mediterranean

Explore our escorted rail holidays in Austria, Switzerland & the Alps

Explore our escorted rail holidays in UK & Ireland

Classic Train Journeys

The Brocken Railway is a narrow-gauge railway which travels to the summit of Brocken and Germany's highest railway station - Brockenbahnhof.

The Ffestiniog Mountain Railway is a narrow-gauge heritage railway in the Snowdonia National Park.

Known as the 'Orient Express of the Alps', the Glacier Express is famed for being the slowest 'express' train in the world.
The Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway was originally opened as part of the Skipton to Ilkley Line.

Widely regarded as one of the greatest railway journeys in the world, this high-altitude trip through southern Norway links Bergen and the Norwegian capital, Oslo.

High-speed networks

We utilise many of the Europe's highspeed rail routes, such as Eurostar, and the TGV.

An Escorted Adventure by Rail

As with all Rail Discoveries' holidays, the services of one of our experienced Tour Managers are included in the price to ensure that every aspect of your holiday runs smoothly and to provide any advice or assistance that you may require. On certain tours, we may recruit local guides, who will be happy to share their life experience and knowledge of your destination, including any well-kept secrets.

With all accommodation, transport, and many meals and excursions included in the price, you can enjoy your holiday without having to worry about the details.

Begin your escorted holiday with Rail Discoveries by clicking on the map above to browse our list of tours or call one of our Tour Advisors on 01904 730 148 to book your next adventure today.

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