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Great Rail Journeys

Great Rail Journeys

The Glacier Express

Great Rail Journeys is the UK's leading operator of holidays by rail. Founded over 40 years ago, we are dedicated rail travel and rail holiday experts offering escorted tours with carefully-planned itineraries and rail travel, enjoyable and engaging excursions, quality hotels in good locations and the services of a professional Tour Manager.

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Great Rail Journeys by panda, 2 Nov 2016
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Great Rail Journeys by Isles of Glencoe Mad, 25 Sep 2016
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Great Rail Journeys by panda, 2 Nov 2016
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as above read more

Great Rail Journeys by Isles of Glencoe Mad, 25 Sep 2016
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Grant Lindsay was our tour operator. He managed all the details and we did not have to worry about a thing. He made sure ... read more

Battlefield tours

Pay your respects to the fallen heroes of World War I and II on a Great Rail Journeys Battlefields Tour. Our superb battlefields tours take you to visit some of the ...

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Canada

From Baffin island in the Arctic Circle to Toronto, where the summer is hotter than in northern Spain, one of the best ways to see Canada is a rail tour through the ...

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Germany & Central Europe

From the dreamy spires and turrets of its fairy-tale Bavarian castles to the modest half-timbered houses of its medieval villages, Germany's super-efficient rail service ...

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India

Exotic India boasts some of the most beautiful and diverse landscapes in the world, from the golden desert scenery of Rajasthan to the tropical greenery of Kerala. ...

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Italy

Great Rail Journeys invites you to experience the romance, history and culture of Italy. Whether it is Da Vinci's Milan, Romeo's Verona or Marco Polo's Venice, train ...

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Ocean cruises

The beauty of ocean cruises with Great Rail Journeys is that they combine two of the most relaxing and enjoyable forms of transport - train and boat - to create the ...

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Rail Discoveries: Alps

Switzerland and Austria provide the perfect background for an alpine rail holiday, brought to you by Rail Discoveries

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Rail Discoveries: France

The country of France is home to a variety of delights from rolling hills and countryside to its famous gastronomy and wine. The beautiful landscape ranges from rocky ...

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Rail Discoveries: Germany & Central Europe

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, ...

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Rail Discoveries: Italy

Ancient Roman ruins, pretty Mediterranean coastlines and a famously rich culture are just a few of the characteristics that have made Italy a classic and sophisticated ...

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Rail Discoveries: Spain

Discover the rich history and exotic culture of Spain on a multi-centre rail tour that visits a variety of locations. A wide range of places are accessible by train ...

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Rail Discoveries: The British Isles

From the rolling hills of the Emerald Isle to the historic cities of England, the UK and Ireland are filled with enchanting countryside and rich history to fascinate ...

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River cruises

Combining scenic rail journeys with Great Rail Journeys river cruises brings together two of the most pleasurable modes of travel. Whether it is a connecting journey ...

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Russia & Asia

Russian train travel has been amongst the finest in the world since the decadent days of the Tsars. Russia boasts the longest continuous rail track in the world and ...

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Scandinavia and the Baltic

The historic ports of Scandinavia have been a melting pot of culture and trade for centuries. Take a deep lungful of the fresh arctic air, or cruise along the banks ...

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Switzerland

Spectacular glaciers, charming towns and magnificent Alpine views are only part of what Switzerland has to offer. From the classic narrow-gauge Glacier Express to the ...

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The USA

Travel through the immense landscapes and mountain ranges or sample the bustling modern metropolis of New York and the allure of Las Vegas. Our holidays in the USA take ...

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UK and Ireland

Those seeking a getaway closer to home will enjoy one of our tours of the United Kingdom or the Emerald Isle. From London's famous sights, to the stark landscapes of ...

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