Great Rail Journeys Ltd. outlines travel highlights for 2018

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Great Rail Journeys Ltd. outlines travel highlights for 2018

York based rail travel specialist, Great Rail Journeys Ltd., has outlined its top rail travel highlights for 2018, based on predicted trends, seasonal themes and key travel destinations.



The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Following the release of Kenneth Branagh’s big-screen blockbuster, Murder on the Orient Express, bookings on the iconic Venice-Simplon Orient Express are expected to soar in the New Year.

The trip itinerary includes first-class rail travel throughout, a journey on the iconic Venice Simplon-Orient Express, excursions to Florence, Siena, a Tuscan Winery, the ‘Floating City’ of Venice, Pisa and Lucca.

Prices include 4* hotel accommodation, breakfast every day and selected evening meals.


For more information, and to book your trip, please Click Here.



Yorkshire by Steam

Discover glorious Yorkshire, from the edge of the rugged Dales to its spectacular coastline, via the majestic North York Moors.

The itinerary includes standard class rail throughout, heritage rail excursions on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway and the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, excursions to Harrogate, York, Haworth (including the Bronte Parsonage) and Whitby.

Prices include 4* hotel accommodation, breakfast every day and evening meals.


For more information, and to book your trip, please Click Here.



Sirmione on Lake Garda

Known as the ‘Pearl of the Lake’, picture-perfect Sirmione is perched on a peninsula on the southern shore of Lake Garda.

The itinerary includes Eurostar Standard Premier with meals, first and standard class rail throughout, excursions to Sirmione, Milan, Verona, a cruise to Malcesine, Mantova & the Ducal Palace, Sigurta Gardens, Venice, Wine tasting and dinner at a traditional country wine estate.

Prices include 4* hotel accommodation, breakfast every day and selected evening meals.


For more information, and to book your trip, please Click Here.



Mexico & Copper Canyon

Mayans, Aztecs and conquistadors – many have experienced the charms of Mexico both ancient and modern, so why not discover it for yourself on a tour featuring some of its lesser-known attractions as well as knock out wonders such as the Copper Canyon and Chichen Itza.

From the cities to the coast, let yourself be immersed fully into this Latin American paradise.

The itinerary includes return flights, 11 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast and dinners, a journey on the Copper Canyon Railway and excursions to Mexico City, Cusarare Fall & the Valley of Monks, Arareco Lake & Valley of Mushrooms, Merida and Playa Paraiso.


For more information, and to book your trip, please Click Here.


Image © Switzerland Tourism By-Line: swiss-image.ch / Christof Sonderegger


Iran Adventure

As one of the largest of it’s kind, the remnants of the ancient Persian Empire are fascinating, revealing a culture that’s still prevalent across Iran. A country that offers so much more than you could ever expect, visiting Iran is a real adventure, and will lead you through desert cities and bustling bazaars on a voyage to see some of the world’s lesser-known treasures.

The itinerary includes return flights, 11 nights hotel accommodation with selected meals and  excursions to UNESCO Persepolis, Naqsh-e Jahan Square, Fin Garden in Kashan, Golestan Palace, Chehel Sotoun Palace, and the ancient city of Shiraz.


For more information, and to book your trip, please Click Here.



Traditional Glacier Express

Stunning scenery and spectacular views are enough to take your breath away as we travel by rail through the heart of the Swiss Alps on the world-famous Glacier Express train. Guests will enjoy thrilling mountain railways, charming towns and dramatic Alpine scenery for which Switzerland is justly famous.

The itinerary includes standard class rail throughout, heritage rail excursions ​on the Glacier Express and Bernina Express, excursions to Chur, Poschiavo, Kandersteg, Zermatt and 3* hotel accommodation with selected meals.


For more information, and to book your trip, please Click Here.

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