Lakes & Mountains Rail Holidays

Travelling by train is a lovely way to just sit back and relax as the scenery drifts by.

All our rail holidays and train holidays depart by Eurostar from London St. Pancras to Paris Gare du Nord. For rail holidays in Europe in France, Switzerland and Italy (Lake Maggiore) depart London between 07: and 09:00; for rail holidays in Austria depart 15:29; for holidays by rail in Italy, Lake Garda depart 14:01. Metro tickets are included for the short hop on to your Paris terminal for your train journey holiday in Europe as shown below.

For Switzerland & Lake Constance - same day travel

Resorts: All resorts and tours on Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat
Travel first class on TGV to your resort arriving between 18:00 and 21:00

Supplements (return): Standard Class £140; Standard Premier Class: £335*

*This includes Standard Premier Class travel on Eurostar and 1st class travel on TGV. If you wish to continue in first class on the Swiss rail network, an additional supplement of £35 applies. In Standard Premier & TGV 1st class meals and drinks are included appropriate to the time of day.

For France - same day travel

Resorts: Talloires depart Wed & Sat
For Europe train holidays to France, travel from Paris Gare de Lyon by TGV to Annecy arriving at approx. 17:30. At Annecy a taxi will be waiting to take you to Talloires.

Supplements (return): Standard Class £15; Standard Premier Class £140*

*This includes Standard Premier Class travel on Eurostar and 1st class travel on TGV to Annecy. Meals and drinks are included on Standard Premier class on Eurostar only.

For Austria - overnight travel

Resorts: Ellmau, Fuschl, Kirchberg, Kitzbuhel, Niederau/Oberau, Saalbach/Hinterglemm, Salzburg, St. Gilgen. St. Johann, St. Wolfgang, Westendorf, Zell am See. Depart Tue & Fri

At Paris Gare de l’Est board the overnight service to Munich, sleeping in a six berth shared couchette, where you change train to Salzburg or Wörgl (arriving approx. 08:45), depending on your resort. We will then be waiting to take you to your hotel (via the airport if arriving in Salzburg).

Supplements (return): Standard Class £90; Standard Premier Class £190*

*This includes standard Premier Class from London to Paris where meals and drinks are included. Upgrades on the overnight service to Munich may be available but only within 3 months of departure.

For Italy - same day travel

Resorts: Baveno & Stresa depart Wed & Sat
Visit the Italian lakes by train. Your Italian rail holiday will travel from Paris Gare de Lyon by TGV to Geneva where you railway break and change trains to Stresa (arriving at approx. 21:30). Taxi transfer to your hotel included.

Supplements (return): Standard Class £160; Standard Premier Class from £395*

*This includes Standard Premier Class travel from London to Paris and first class travel to your final rail stop. In Standard Premier & TGV 1st class meals and drinks are included appropriate to the time of day.

For Italy – overnight travel

Resorts: Overnight rail holidays in Italy to Bardolino, Desenzano, Peschiera, Sirmione. Lake Garda by train. Depart Tue & Fri
Travel from Paris Gare de Bercy on the overnight service to Brescia, then by local train to either Desenzano or Peschiera (arriving approx. 08:15). Taxi transfer to your hotel included. Supplements (return): Standard Class £115; Standard Premier Class from £215*

*This includes Standard Premier Class from London to Paris with meals and drinks included and a 6 berth shared couchette to Brescia. Standard Class travel from Brescia to Desenzano or Peschiera. Upgrades on the overnight service to Brescia may be available but only within 3 months of departure.

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