Winter & Spring Rail Holidays

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Winter & Spring Escorted Rail Holidays

Experience the seasons of winter and spring in some of our top European destinations. 

As winter brings a crystalline sheen to countries across the world, paving the wave for the cheerful bloom of spring, Rail Discoveries & Great Rail Journeys bring you a range of tours which make the most of these two fantastic seasons. Discover the Northern Lights, ebullient flower shows and more with our exciting selection of winter and spring tours.

Huskies & the Northern Lights

Explore the mysterious Arctic

6 Days from £1,695PP

Discover the magic of Norway in winter as husky dogs lead you through the snow, chase the incomparable northern lights, and ride aboard the most northern railway in the world.

The Harz Mountains in Winter

Discover Winter in the Harz Mountains

6 Days from £995PP

Discover winter in the Harz Mountains from your base in the charming old town of Goslar. Enjoy journeys on two magnificent railway lines as they pass through postcard winter landscapes of deep forests and frosty mountains.

The Netherlands in Springtime

A short break by rail to the wonderful Dutch city of Delft

5 Days from £695PP

Enjoy spring in the Netherlands, home to tulips, windmills and waterways. Discover Delft, visit the Keukenhof Gardens, and explore Amsterdam with a guided tour.

Jungfrau Express All Inclusive in Winter

Enjoy the snowy-peaked Swiss Alps this Winter

7 Days from £1,325PP

From the heart of the Swiss Alps, you are treated to spectacular winter scenery and stunning railway journeys, including the Jungfrau Railway.

Yorkshire by Steam

Low deposit of just £25PP when you book on or before 8th December 2017

5 Days from £375PP

Discover glorious Yorkshire, from the edge of the rugged Dales to its spectacular coastline, via the majestic North York Moors. Enjoy ancient York, delightful Brontë country and scenic railway journeys.

The Harrogate Flower Show

Low deposit of just £25PP when you book on or before 8th December 2017

5 Days from £395PP

Discover the popular Flower Show in the pretty spa town of Harrogate on this exciting tour which gives you the opportunity to enjoy a nostalgic journey by heritage railway and visit charming Bolton Abbey.

Steam Trains and Tulips of Holland

6 days from £865PP

From our base in beautiful Delft, we visit the popular Keukenhof Gardens, the superb Royal Delft Porcelain factory and vibrant Amsterdam. We also make a wonderful journey across the countryside by vintage steam train.

Winter Steam in Saxony's Ore Mountains

8 days from £1,495PP

Explore the exquisite Ore Mountains on a breathtaking journey that travels on three wonderful heritage railways and discovers elegant Dresden, all from our picture-postcard base in idyllicAnnaberg-Buchholz.

The Northern Lights & Lapland

Explore Norway, Lapland and the Northern lights

11 Days from £2,595PP

On this remarkable adventure we explore Norway and Swedish Lapland, journeying north far into the Arctic Circle where we seek out the magical Northern Lights, all whilst travelling on some of Scandinavia's most scenic railways.

Venice Carnival

8 days from £2,075PP

Enjoy a memorable rail break to the Floating City of Venice, where the dynamic atmosphere of carnival time is infectious. Experience the vibrant, theatrical ensembles first hand and enjoy excursions to some of Italy's famed attractions.

The Harrogate Flower Show

6 days from £545PP

On this horticulture-themed tour, we spend a day at the fabulous Harrogate Flower Show, travel across the North York Moors to Whitby by heritage steam railway and visit RHS Garden Harlow Carr.

Glacier Express in Winter

An adventurous twin-centre Swiss rail holiday

8 Days from £1,445PP

This adventurous twin-centre rail holiday provides ample opportunity to explore the majestic Swiss Alps cloaked in their winter finery, and to enjoy our trip on the famous Glacier Express, surely the slowest, and certainly one of the most scenic 'express' trains in the world.