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From the romance of Italy's lakes to the heights of Switzerland's icy peaks, Europe is as splendid as ever - and our 2020 holidays showcase it and its finest.

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Escorted rail tours with Rail Discoveries

Travel the world by train with Rail Discoveries. Whether you want to wander through the bamboo forests of southern Japan or crest soaring Alpine summits, our 40 years' experience means there's always somewhere new to explore. 

Whether you are planning a holiday in the UK, mainland Europe or further afield, a Rail Discoveries escorted tour offers you a superb way to experience some of the world's most beautiful destinations.

You can watch the wonderful and ever-changing scenery glide past; after all, rail journeys often go where no other form of transport can. When you arrive at your destination, you'll be in the perfect frame of mind for all the discoveries that await you. 

All of our tours are accompanied by an experienced Tour Manager to take care of the details for you.

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