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Classic Rail Journeys

From winding around the Swiss Alps on narrow-gauge railways to relaxing by the beautiful coast at the Côte d'Azur, Rail Discoveries' classic rail journeys visit some of Europe's most exquisite places. Whether you are looking for areas of outstanding natural beauty or places that are culturally rich, we have a classic tour to suit you.

These exciting holidays have proven themselves popular with customers year upon year and new guests are continually thrilled when they embark on one of our classic tours. Everyone from groups of friends to solo travellers are welcome on these holidays which boast a friendly group atmosphere along with exciting excursions and exploration into the area the holiday is based. Browse our full range of classic rail journeys.

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Glacier Express All Inclusive
No Solo Supplement*
(64 reviews)
2020AugSepOct
2021AprMayJunJulAug...
9 days from
£1,599 pp
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  • DestinationSwitzerland
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail
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Railways of Wales
(114 reviews)
2020AugSepOct
2021AprMayJunJulAug...
6 days from
£499 pp
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£499
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  • DestinationWales
  • Starts / EndsLlandudno
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail, Coach
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Jungfrau Express All Inclusive
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No Solo Supplement*
(77 reviews)
2020AugSepOct
2021AprMayJunJulAug...
8 days from
£1,599 pp
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8 days from
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  • DestinationSwitzerland
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail
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Scottish Highlands
(18 reviews)
2020SepOct
6 days from
£599 pp
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£599
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  • DestinationScotland
  • Starts / EndsGlasgow
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail
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Glacier Express All Inclusive in Winter
(13 reviews)
2021JanFeb
8 days from
£1,599 pp £1,559 pp
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£1,559
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  • DestinationSwitzerland
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail
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No Solo Supplement*
8 days from
£999
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  • DestinationSpain
  • Starts / EndsLondon Heathrow
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportFlight, Rail
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Scenic Switzerland by Rail
(6 reviews)
2020Oct
8 days from
£1,299 pp
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  • DestinationSwitzerland
  • Starts / EndsLondon Heathrow
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportFlight, Rail
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Glacier Express
Great Rail Journeys
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2020Sep
2021MayJunJulAugSep
11 days from
£2,995 pp £2,895 pp
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11 days from
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£2,895
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  • DestinationFrance, Germany, Holland, Switzerland
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationCruise
  • TransportRail, Cruise
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Jungfrau Express
Great Rail Journeys
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2020Sep
2021MayJunJulAugSep
10 days from
£2,895 pp £2,795 pp
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Great Rail Journeys
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10 days from
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£2,795
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  • DestinationFrance, Germany, Holland, Switzerland
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationCruise
  • TransportRail, Cruise
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Vineyards In Lavaux
Great Rail Journeys
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2021MayJunJulAugSep
13 days from
£3,095 pp £2,995 pp
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13 days from
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£2,995
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  • DestinationAustria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Switzerland
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationCruise
  • TransportRail, Cruise
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Lake Windemere
2020AugSepOct
2021AprMayJunJulAug...
5 days from
£399 pp
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£399
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  • DestinationEngland
  • Starts / EndsCarlisle
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail, Coach
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Glacier Express All Inclusive at Christmas
2020Dec
8 days from
£1,659 pp £1,619 pp
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£1,619
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  • DestinationSwitzerland
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail
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Glacier Express All Inclusive in Winter
Mr P Driver
“Our tour manager Graham Carter did a great job in making every day of our holiday run perfectly. He sorted any issues when necessary. He even gave valuable advice for our free days.
Jungfrau Express All Inclusive
Mr S Humphreys
“we found the hotel, tour manager, fellow tourists, trips, etc all excellent ( also the weather). We like staying in one centre and going on trips from that location.
Majorca & the ‘Orange Express’
Anonymous
“It was a well organised tour of Majorca with a knowledgeable guide.
Railways of Wales
Mr S Hewitt
“Very good Tour Mamager made all welcome
Scenic Switzerland by Rail
Anonymous
“Excellent holiday, wonderful alpine scenery, and, on the whole, well organised. The hotels in Brig and Davos were good, clean, and comfortable and the tour guide was helpful and entertaining. It was nice to have free time to explore at each daily destination.
The Scottish Highlands
Mrs J Luste Manning
“Well organised. Good hotels and food. Tour manager excellent
Glacier Express All Inclusive
Ms J Stokes
“Thoroughly enjoyable. Lots of good scenery. A good train experience with 26 trains in all.

Classic Rail Journeys with Rail Discoveries

Our classic rail journeys include famous routes such as The Glacier Express and The GoldenPass Line. The cost includes all of the accommodation and travel, with hotels that are chosen for their excellent facilities, location and personal atmosphere. A selection of meals and excursions are also included in the price of our classic tours giving you complete peace of mind that everything is taken care of.

We choose our excursions to reflect everything that is great about the destination, from the history and culture to the natural attractions. Excursions can range from city tours, trips to iconic landmarks and historic museums. Our itineraries have been planned carefully to ensure that all guests on our classic rail journeys experience the best the area has to offer.

An experienced and professional Tour Manager joins each of our classic holidays to make sure that everything goes according to plan. They are extremely helpful and friendly, blending into the background as much or as little as you like. Choose from our selection of classic rail journeys and find your perfect holiday.

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