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 the elegant spires of Bavarian castles to dramatic and inspiring cities like Dresden, Germany is a wonderful country with a rich and traditional culture, which make it a perfect holiday location.
Germany is a charming patchwork of idyllic valleys, fairytale villages and metropolitan cities. Our holidays are designed to visit the country's most beloved attractions, from its lively Oktoberfest festival and world-famous Christmas Markets to its many historical landmarks. Every season brings its own character to the country's landscape. In winter snow coats the mighty Harz Mountains whilst in spring and summer our train holidays in Germany journey past flawless scenes of golden meadows and sparkling rivers.
The rich culture of Germany can be tasted in its food, heard in its music and witnessed in its museums. There are many hidden medieval gems in Germany, where cobbled streets are lined with half-timbered houses and striking churches. Our train holidays in Germany also visit renowned cities such as Munich, Nuremberg and Cologne, where you can enjoy a unique mix of entertainment and sightseeing. Whenever you decide to visit, in Germany there is no doubt that you will be enthralled by the people and natural wonders you discover there.
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 >
Rail tours in Germany combine an excellent programme of excursions with elegant accommodation, relaxing rail travel and a selection of meals. On our escorted tours you can rest assured that a dedicated Tour Manager will be on hand you throughout your holiday, ready to solve any issues that may arise and answer any questions that you may have. The many excursions that are featured in our escorted Germany train holidays include sightseeing tours and journeys on heritage railways such as the Vulkan Express.
First Class rail travel is available as an option on a selection of our train holidays in Germany to ensure that your journey is as enjoyable as possible. During the journey you will be free to spend your time as you wish, whether that is reading a book, socialising with fellow passengers or simply admiring the passing scenery. Travelling by rail you are able to visit many different locations in Germany on one holiday, allowing you to make the most of your time away. If you would like any more information about our train holidays in Germany please take a look at the tours listed on this website or call to speak to one of our experienced Travel Advisors.
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