Can’t-miss festivals around the world this winter
By Lorna Heatley
6 December 2018
It may be the season for Christmas festivities, but winter as a whole is full of absolutely incredible festivals all around the world.Read more
From beautiful valleys, ripened vineyards and lush plains as you discover the wonders of Germany and Eastern Europe. Explore Germany & Eastern Europe with Rail Discoveries.
Take a thrilling train ride through beautiful valleys, ripened vineyards and lush plains as you discover the wonders of Germany and Eastern Europe on one of our escorted rail holidays. From landscapes like the enchanting Black Forest to some of the most famous cityscapes in Europe, our escorted rail holidays travel to a variety of remarkable locations. Whether you prefer to spend your time sightseeing, shopping in the city squares or simply admiring the spectacular views, there is something to appeal to every traveller.
With a wealth of fascinating history and culture displayed in every country that you visit, there are many interesting attractions and sights to enjoy during your time away. The diversity of culture in Germany and Eastern Europe is extraordinary, from the delicious local cuisine to famous regional wines and traditional folk dancing and crafts.
Explore the amazing capital cities of central Europe. Discover the region's rich heritage of art, history and culture, and savour its world-class castles, palaces and museums, from Berlin to Budapest.… see more
11 days from £1,345 ppView tour details >
Discover the many treasures of the Rhine Valley, from its attractive wine towns to its favourite heritage railways, on this magnificent tour. We enjoy all inclusive meals and selected drinks with dinner.… see more
8 days from £845 ppView tour details >
A wonderful opportunity to savour the majestic glories of three of central Europe's great imperial capitals. Contrast Vienna's elegance with Prague's unique charm and Berlin's history on a ten-day tour by rail.… see more
10 days from £1,195 ppView tour details >
Discover Bavaria on this all-inclusive tour, featuring excursions to beautiful Lindau, Lake Constance and fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle, with time to explore medieval Rothenburg, the highlight of the Romantic Road.… see more
7 days from £875 ppView tour details >
Bavaria's magnificent castles, mysterious forests and magical mountains are the backdrop to this majestic tour. Discover this historic kingdom, including Neuschwanstein Castle and the Bavarian Zugspitze Mountain Railway, from our base in charming Fussen. This tour is operated by our sister company Great Rail Journeys.… see more
12 days from £2,195 ppView tour details >
To preserve the magnificent natural landscapes that you will encounter on your travels our tours use rail travel, one of the most environmentally sound ways of travelling. In addition to reducing your carbon footprint, taking the journey by train also offers the convenience of stations and rail tracks all over the continent. With routes connecting major cities, rural towns and beautiful countryside, we are able to create tours that offer a variety of different sights and experiences.
From modern high-speed trains providing comfortable seating and excellent facilities to traditional locomotives on scenic heritage railways, travelling by train is a relaxing and enjoyable way to spend your time. A wide selection of our rail tours offer the option to upgrade to First Class rail travel where this is available.
To help you get the most out of your holiday experience, we have arranged your tour to include all the vital aspects that make a journey successful.
With accommodation, excursions, selected meals and the service of a professional Tour Manager all included within the price of your holiday, all that you have to think about is your next exciting destination. Choose from our range of tours to find your perfect holiday to Germany and Eastern Europe.