See More of your Holiday Destination by taking a Rail Tour!

An escorted rail tour means you can sit back, relax and let the holiday begin as soon as you board the train. The journey becomes a key element of the holiday and there is no other means of seeing as much of a country’s scenery and landmarks in a short period of time than by rail.

So why not join Ffestiniog Travel and take “one of the finest rail journeys in the world” and Explore Sri Lanka by Rail. This escorted tour departs on 26th February 2016 and during this 12-day holiday you will pass through amazing landscapes aboard chartered journeys on the Viceroy Special and Viceroy II trains, visiting four UNESCO World Heritage sites en route. Enjoy the company of like-minded travellers led by an expert tour leader and experience a holiday to remember, priced from £3,620 per person.

Aurora Borealis Tromsø

Aurora Borealis Tromsø

Ffestiniog Travel’s 2016 Grand Escorted Rail Tours collection is designed for the over 50s who enjoy group travel and discovering interesting destinations in the UK, Europe and Worldwide by train. Experts in European Rail Holidays tours include Norway to view the Northern Lights,  Switzerland,  Bavaria and rail holidays that explore Eastern European destinations including The Balkans and Romania

For those who prefer to travel by train direct to a single destination why not try a Rail Holidays Direct tour – one-centre, fully escorted and price friendly holidays to interesting locations in Europe. Ideal holidays for the first time train tourist. In 2016 Ffestiniog Travel will escort travellers to Switzerland’s Lake Lucerne and the attractive Bernese Oberland region, stay in Namur to explore the Belgian Ardennes and Boppard in Germany which sits on the River Rhine. You simply arrive, relax and let your tour leader do the rest, escorting you on wonderful daily excursions.

Glacier Express

Glacier Express

For the more adventurous try a plane and train holiday further afield to Alaska, journeying by train to view its natural wonders; Experience a polar bear adventure on a rail tour of Canada; Or take a rail odyssey and travel coast to coast by train across the USA.

Ffestiniog Travel – Over 40 Years of Unforgettable Rail Journeys 01766 772030



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