Mallorca Narrow Gauge

Palma's Gothic CathedralMonday 30 March to Saturday 4 April 2020

From golden beaches in the south to rugged mountains in the north, this island is full of surprises as we explore using the rail network. It is a wonderful way to see this beautiful island as it diverts from the usual tourist trail, giving you a real taste of Mallorca.


Poland: Steam, Trams & History

Krakow, Poland - © Ramona CazacuWednesday 1 April to Wednesday 15 April 2020

By rail to Poland for an unforgettable 4-day steam hauled tour with the Wolsztyn Experience to Szczecin. Ride on Warsaw's trams, visit its railway museums and take a 1-day tour from Krakow to Auschwitz and the Wieliczka Salt Mines.


Dresden Steam Festival

Abend - © Dr. Christof SchröflWednesday 15 April to Wednesday 22 April 2020

Our tour to Dresden for the Steam Festival has become an annual favourite. Enjoy lots of steam content over the 12th Festival weekend before experiencing return trips on both the Weisseritztalbahn and Loessnitzgrundbahn. We also include a day trip up the Elbe on a historic paddle steamer.


Uzbekistan and the Silk Road

TashkentFriday 17 April to Tuesday 28 April 2020

Silks, spices and the story of Tamerlane’s conquests combine with some of the most beautiful cities in Central Asia. This unique tour affords an in-depth look into the history and culture of one of the smallest of the former USSR republics and is accompanied by both a Ffestiniog Travel tour leader and an experienced local guide.


Trams & Trains of Italy

Vintage Tram, MilanThursday 23 April to Monday 4 May 2020

Continuing with our series of tramway tours, we pay a visit to Italy. This comprehensive tour takes in Milan and Turin’s large tram networks and we also head south to Rome and Naples to sample their smaller, but interesting routes.


Bonn & the Rhine in Flames

Rhine in Flames fireworks - © Suman4th/shutterstockThursday 30 April to Monday 4 May 2020

A relaxing 5-day rail break to Bonn, a charming city straddling the Rhine. One of Germany’s oldest cities, Bonn has a rich history including a period as the temporary capital of West Germany. We visit at the high point of the cultural calendar for the ‘Rhein in Flammen’ festival.


Albanian Odyssey

Ferry on Lake Koman, Albania - © Dan Tautan/shutterstockWednesday 6 May to Wednesday 20 May 2020

Albania is a part of Europe rarely visited by most Europeans. Apart from Tirana and the narrow coastal belt, it is mountainous and sparsely populated yet has a rich and varied history. Above all, its people are friendly and welcoming – after years of isolation they really appreciate our visit.


Romania’s Danube Delta & the Carpathians – a Wildlife Paradise

Mila 23, Danube Delta - © Alan HeywoodFriday 15 May to Tuesday 26 May 2020

Discover some of the last true wilderness areas in Europe, teeming with wildlife. We search for rare wading birds in the Delta and find bears in the mountains in the company of experts and encounter a rural life that makes Romania so appealing.


Springtime in the Caucasus

Ushguli Georgia, the highest village in Europe - © Ramona CazacuFriday 15 May to Tuesday 26 May 2020

Stunning snow-clad mountains, meadows teeming with wild flowers and a rich and interesting history are brought to you in our tour to Georgia, a fascinating and friendly country at the extremities of Eastern Europe.


Northern France

Amiens - © Sergey Dzyuba/shutterstockWednesday 3 June to Wednesday 17 June 2020

Journey with us through Northern France, a destination known for its history, cuisine and spectacular coastline. With historic cities, rivers, coast and heritage railways there is something for everyone on this tour.


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