Rural Romania – Where Time Stands Still
Relive a bygone age when rural life meant working fields with horses, stacking hay in haystacks and preparing meals from home grown produce. Visit remote Saxon villages with their fortified churches in Transylvania, enjoy village life in Maramureș and the painted monasteries of Bucovina. Stay in family run “homestay” accommodation and ride three steam narrow gauge railways.
Lake District Steam Extravaganza
Experience steam in all its forms in the newly declared UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Lake District. From miniature railways, traction engines, standard gauge locomotives on two steam railways to the National Trust Steam Gondola, this tour showcases the best that the Lake District has to offer steam enthusiasts.
Behind the Scenes in Salzburgerland
Based in Salzburg, this unique tour is a feast of transport offerings and includes some special items exclusive to Ffestiniog Travel. Salzburg, with its many castles, palaces and UNESCO old town is close to some fantastic transport gems and is an ideal base for daily excursions.
Germany in Full Steam
This tour brings together the best of Germany’s East and West steam railway heritage. We ride the narrow gauge railways in the former East and visit many preserved lines and museums in the West that are often overlooked. Lots to offer both the rail traveller and enthusiast, with stays in some of Germany’s most attractive towns.
Journées du Patrimoine on the Vivarais
This tour capitalises on France's annual 'Journées du Patrimoine' ('Heritage Days') when the public gain free access to the country's buildings, landmarks and monuments. It is an ideal time to visit one of the country's famous railway networks, the Vivarais.
Swiss Alpine Holiday
This classic tour gives ample opportunity to explore by train the varied scenic sights Switzerland has to offer. Using your first class Swiss Travel Pass, enjoy memorable journeys through mountain and lake landscapes and traditional villages.
Swiss Rail Adventure
This is a tour in which the pleasures of steam train travel are enhanced by their location. Lovers of rail travel, culture and nature will delight in the diversity of the locations and stunning scenery that Switzerland has in abundance.
The Western Isles of Scotland
We travel the length of the Outer Hebrides before journeying eastwards to the Isle of Skye; a land of silken moors, jagged mountains, sparkling lochs and soaring sea cliffs. On the mainland, we combine iconic rail journeys such as the Jacobite steam train to Mallaig, the Kyle of Lochalsh and the newly re-opened Borders Railway, with some of Scotland's cultural jewels.
Ghent and Flanders Fields
A relaxed 5-day escorted tour to Ghent, Belgium’s best kept secret. Includes a steam railway excursion and a trip to Ypres to visit In Flanders Fields Museum and Menin Gate. Free time also to explore independently with your InterRail pass.
Boppard & the Rhine in Flames
Stay in the Rhine Gorge town of Boppard and enjoy daily excursions including a paddle boat river cruise to Rüdesheim and a scenic rail trip through the Lahn Valley to Limburg. We also spend an evening in St Goar at the spectacular Rhine in Flames festival.