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Built almost on the water's edge on Boppard's River Rhine promenade, the 3-star Hotel Rheinlust enjoys an excellent central location in the charming wine town. Many of the hotel bedrooms, which are split between the main building and the adjoining guesthouse, enjoy excellent river views. The hotel has a cosy bar and two riverside restaurants where you can enjoy a meal while watching the passing river traffic. Room facilities at the Hotel Rheinlust include a television, telephone and en-suite bathrooms...
£1,255.00
Spend a relaxing week in the outstanding Bernese Oberland, enjoying all-inclusive hospitality and fantastic excursions to Interlaken and the surrounding mountains, including the 'top of Europe', the Jungfraujoch.
£895.00
The 3-star Hotel Selu in Cordoba is situated near the city's Jewish Quarter and historic mosque, in this World Heritage Site city. The hotel offers a bar and coffee shop, fax and telephone services, a TV room, currency exchange, laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi throughout. All rooms feature air conditioning, a safe, a minibar, TV with international channels and a hairdryer. Room service is available.
Harrogate is renowned for its floral displays, and within the seventeen acres of the English Heritage Grade II Listed Valley Gardens, visitors will not only find a spectacular array of varied shrub, flower and herbaceous beds but also beautifully-manicured lawns and many stunning and historic buildings and sculptures including the Sun pavilion and the Cherub Fountain.
The town's an illustrious history began with the establishment of a Roman encampment, originally called 'Tigullia', around the eighth century BC. By the tenth century AD the emerging village was known as "Chiavari" and two centuries later was conquered by the forces of neighbouring Genoa, leading to the construction of a defensive wall and castle. The castle and many beautiful buildings dating from Chiavari's medieval period onward form the historic 'old town' and are a major attraction for visitors...
First mentioned in records in 807AD when controlled by Italian nobility, Locarno had previously been a Roman settlement, although this area of Lake Maggiore bears evidence of inhabitation since prehistoric times. Largely an agricultural community, Locarno's prosperity as a centre of trade and commerce grew in the fourteenth century thanks to its proximity to a trading route between Italy, Switzerland and Germany.
The peak of Brocken was a military base which has only been open to the public for a relatively short time - until the fall of the Berlin Wall, the mountain was off-limits to all but the Soviet Army. The Brocken Railway still operated during this period, carrying troops, coal and supplies to the military base.
Our journey on the narrow-gauge line begins in the pretty riverside town of Linz-am-Rhein. On leaving the town behind, our train runs alongside the mighty Rhine, before turning off into the steep-sided valley of the Kasbach. Here the rural village scenery soon changes to wilder, natural landscapes, as the railway passes through copses and thickets in view of the river. The train continues its journey by climbing through the rugged hills known as the Ockenfels, passing ancient castle ruins as we ascend...
With a name meaning "One Hundred Valleys", the Centovalli Railway connects Locarno in Switzerland to Domodossola in Italy. Construction of the line was delayed with the advent of the First World War, so it did not open until 1923. However, with its beautiful bridges over some incredible lakeside and valley scenery, the line has remained open ever since, being especially popular with tourists.
Our journey on the narrow-gauge railway begins in the delightful village of Cranzahl. On departing from the station, the steam train runs into a narrow valley, bordered by lush, undulating meadows and coniferous forests. Entering the Pölbach valley, the railway begins to ascend, ultimately gaining 780ft in altitude by the journey's end. Soon the striking Fichtelberg Mountain comes into view, as the line twists and turns to continue its climb. The train passes over a series of bridges and trestle...
The railway line is highly regarded by railway enthusiasts as well as nature lovers; as well as passing through some of the most dramatic natural scenery of the middle Harz, it also uses one-off steam engines. The engines, part of a collection of 17 which were built (each different) traverse the steepest climbs in the Harz railway system - with gradients of up to 4% in places.
The Schwarzwaldbahn mountain railway runs along a 150km route through tunnels and over viaducts across the spectacular Black Forest passing lush vineyards and beautiful scenery as the train travels from Offenburg to Singen. Built between 1863 and 1873 the Schwarzwaldbahn railway initially operated to shorten the journey between Offenburg and Singen from 240km to 150km as well as serving as a means to improve accessibility to small isolated communities in the southern part of the Black Forest. The...
Whilst the village itself is a diverting and fascinating destination in its own right, the forested coastal peninsula upon which Portmeirion is situated is equally rewarding to explore. Ideally suited for walking, visitors can choose from several sign-posted woodland trails which provide opportunities to observe local birds and wildlife. There is also a beautifully landscaped Japanese garden to explore which features a lake with an ornamental bridge and pagoda as well as a collection of exotic shrubs...
Surrounded by pine forests in the foothills of the San Francisco Peaks is the Little America Hotel in Flagstaff, which offers the perfect base from which to discover and explore the natural beauty of Arizona. The hotel has a restaurant and bar and exceptional leisure facilities, including a heated seasonal outdoor pool, hot tub and fully equipped fitness centre. Room facilities include a TV, hairdryer, safe and coffee maker.
The Waterford and Suir Valley Railway was constructed during the 1870s, and opened as the Waterford, Dungarvan & Lismore Railway in August 1878. On its eventual completion, the line was the most expensive to have been built in Ireland, mainly because the wild landscape it ran through called for expensive engineering techniques. But the stunning scenery that the railway passed ensured that it quickly developed a reputation as being one of the country's most scenic railway lines.
The compact town of Zermatt in the Valais region of southern Switzerland sits in the shadow of the country's most iconic mountain: the Matterhorn. In fact the town is almost entirely surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery, including Switzerland's highest peak; Monte Rosa. For this reason Zermatt is a haven for skiers, climbers, mountaineers and hikers but, thanks to a law prohibiting petrol and diesel-fuelled vehicles the town is mercifully free of traffic noise - any vehicles are electrically...
The 4-star Hotel Da Vinci in Montecatini Terme is located in the centre of this charming Italian town. The family-run hotel features free Wi-Fi throughout, a restaurant and a pool with panoramic views of the surrounding Tuscan hills. All rooms feature air conditioning, satellite tv, direct line phones, safety deposit boxes and hair-dryers.
Efficient TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse) trains run on special lines at speeds of up to 199mph (320km/h). The recently opened TGV Est high-speed line now links Paris with Strasbourg and onwards into Germany and Switzerland. Other lines connect Paris and Lille with cities throughout France.
The family-run 3-star Hotel Mayor & Splendid in Desenzano enjoys a superb location close to both the port of the main Town Square. Its facilities include a bar and a restaurant that overlooks the pretty promenade. The rooms are well-appointed and equipped with air conditioning, satellite television and telephone
The 3-star Hotel du Château occupies a quiet location at the top of the medieval village of Rocamadour, close to the castle. The main village below is easily accessible by lift (payable locally) or by stairway. The hotel has a restaurant, bar and a heated swimming pool. Bedroom facilities include air conditioning, cable television, telephone and hairdryer.
The scenery along this stretch of the track is breathtaking; here there is a wide-ranging view of the foothills of the smaller mountains, in addition to the rolling meadows sloping away from them. The line passes through a small forest, then begins to meander to cope with the increasingly steep gradient. The landscape takes on a rockier and arid appearance as the train reaches the passing loop, permitting oncoming trains to descend safely.
£645.00
Discover the charms of Dublin and the counties of Wexford, Waterford and Wicklow during this all-inclusive tour, with entertainment every evening and a complimentary bar every night during our stay in Enniscorthy.
Stresa's idyllic location on Lake Maggiore overlooking the island Isola Bella and providing magnificent views of the lake's surrounding hills had already secured the town's popularity with European aristocracy as a holiday retreat, but the opening of the Simplon Pass between Brig, Switzerland and Piedmont in 1806 boosted Stresa's tourism further still. Consequently many beautiful villas and grand hotels were constructed at the beginning of the nineteenth century and by the twentieth the now well...
Today, Wilderswil is the epitome of a traditional Swiss alpine village and thanks to its history, culture and beauty is listed on the Inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites. A delightful and rewarding village to explore on foot, Wilderswil is also the perfect base from which to experience the beauty of the Jungfrau region via numerous hiking routes, to visit the bustling city of Interlaken and its neighbouring lakes, Thun and Brienz, or simply to relax and be inspired by the village's breath-taking scenery...
In an area of western Germany renowned for its history, wine-making, natural beauty and abundance of ancient castles, the remarkably-preserved medieval town of Bacharach is unmissable. Within its fourteenth-century town walls, Bacharach's streets are a treasure trove of timber-framed houses and other historic buildings including the beautiful Romanesque-style St Peter's Church and the smaller Jozefskapelle (Chapel of Joseph) which features exquisitely-detailed stained-glass windows. Perhaps the most...
The 4-star Grand Hotel Bastiani is located within the medieval city walls in the historic centre of Grosseto, only 100 metres from the beautiful San Lorenzo Cathedral. The hotel has a first-floor bar, a small, quiet lounge, a reading room and an outdoor terrace. The Grand Hotel Bastiani has air conditioning and offers free Wi-Fi internet access throughout the property. The room have a TV, radio, minibar, hairdryer and individual temperature controlled air conditioning.
The natural beauty of Portofino's location - the peninsula upon which the town sits has been a protected National Park since 1935 - began to attract tourists from Italy's aristocracy at the end of the nineteenth century. By the middle of the twentieth century tourist revenue had become Portofino's primary source of income, no doubt aided by the town's association with holidaymaking stars such as Cary Grant, Ava Gardner, Elizabeth Taylor and Rex Harrison.
The pretty town of Llangollen, eight miles east of Carrog, can be easily reached by train, car or - for dedicated walkers - on foot. Llangollen offers many attractions including a motor museum, boat trips along its canal and Plas Newyd, a stunning eighteenth-century timber-framed house set in immaculate gardens. Compact Llangollen's shops, bars, cafes and attractions are easily explored on foot. Llangollen Country Market is held in the Town Hall every Friday between March and Christmas.
Beddgelert's precise history is unclear but it is thought that a Celtic Christian community existed here in the sixth century and was named after a Christian missionary named Celert. However, local legend says that the village is named after the faithful dog of a thirteenth-century prince, Llewellyn, who mistakenly killed the animal believing that it had attacked his infant son. According to the story, Gelert, the dog, had actually defended the baby from an attacking wolf. Realising his mistake the...
The Warwick Denver Hotel is located close to the downtown area of Denver, within walking distance of the State Capitol and many of the city's shops, restaurants and attractions. Randolph's Restaurant and Bar, located within the hotel serves breakfast lunch and dinner daily. Leisure facilities include a fitness centre and a heated rooftop pool, which offers fantastic views of Denver and the Rocky Mountains in the distance. There is a lift between floors. The rooms come equipped with a telephone, flat...
The Harz Mountains are the highest mountain range in northern Germany, with Brocken being the highest peak rising 1,141 metres (3,744 ft) above sea level. You can take a trip to the summit on a narrow-gauge steam railway where you can admire breathtaking views of the snowy forests on the mountainsides, interspersed with rivers and lakes. Our Harz Mountains Christmas Markets tours give you the chance to not only spend time at the markets, but also to explore the beautiful surroundings of this enchanting...
We begin in the quaint village of Bishop's Lydeard, from where our historic train starts a relatively steep climb into the lower reaches of the Quantock Hills. Designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the view from the train is simply magnificent as the line peaks then descends to Crowcombe Heathfield. From here the journey continues along the eastern edge of Exmoor National Park. Our train then reaches a picturesque valley between the Quantock and Brendon Hills as we arrive in the pretty...
Located within walking distance of the railway station in the historic centre of Beziers, the 3-star Imperator Hotel is ideally positioned for exploring Beziers on foot. The hotel has a guests-only private bar and a delightful outdoor patio area. En-suite rooms have air conditioning, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi internet access.
£755.00
We spend a wonderful week exploring the beautiful towns and coastline of Calabria, the southern tip of the Italian mainland, and enjoy time to discover the ancient city of Rome and the fascinating city of Bologna.
Explore some of the world's most interesting locations and enjoy our range of city breaks by train. Indulge in cultures and traditions from around the globe and explore monumental capitals and historical towns. Immerse yourself in the sophistication and European chic of Paris and Milan or relax amongst the natural splendours of Amsterdam when you select to embark on one of the many city breaks by train we have to offer. You can benefit from several of our guided tours of local sights or discover...
York's historical legacy is undeniable; stunning buildings from virtually every period from the medieval era onward can be found in and around the city, whilst popular attractions such as the Jorvik Centre and a host of museums entertainingly recount every aspect of York's life story. But history aside, modern-day York offers a seemingly endless fund of enjoyable sights, attractions and activities to suit the interests of every visitor, young or old.
During our visit to Niagara Falls we stay at the Sheraton at the Falls (formerly known as the Crowne Plaza Niagara) on the US side of the Falls. Situated in the downtown area of Niagara Falls, the hotel is perfectly located for visiting all of the local attractions. Within the hotel is the Old Falls Sports Bar & Grille, which has a menu of American-style dishes and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. There is also an indoor swimming pool, a fully-equipped gym and a gift shop. The guest rooms...
The 3-star Sporthotel Fuchs is ideally situated within walking distance of the centre of Hopfgarten, adjacent to the lower terminal of the 'Hohe Salve' cable car and close to the railway station. It boasts a restaurant which serves 4-course dinners every night, as well as providing packed lunches for our day excursions. Tea, coffee, wine, beer and soft drinks are also included between 11 am and 10 pm. The hotel has a lounge and a sun terrace offering fantastic panoramic views and there is a lift...
Our excursion today takes us first by rail to the charming 2,000-year-old riverside town of Boppard. Here we have free time to explore, perhaps you might like to take a stroll along the Rhine Promenade, before cruising down the Rhine to the picturesque medieval village of St Goarshausen. Originally just a handful of fishermen's cottages, St Goarshausen is a picture postcard riverside town with the splendid Burg Katz castle providing a scenic backdrop high up on the wooded hill behind. After you have...
Our journey on the heritage Avon Valley Railway takes us along the surviving section of the Mangotsfield and Bath Branch Line, travelling through the region's charming scenery on a preserved train. The line runs for three miles between Oldland Common and the station at Avon Riverside, but for practical purposes our journey begins at Bitton, the intermediate station. On leaving the station, the train travels northwards, passing through the charming countryside that climbs away from the River Avon...
The small city of Interlaken in Bernese Highlands of central Switzerland has long been a playground for winter sports enthusiasts. Standing at a height of 1,322 metres above sea level, Harder Kulm is considered Interlaken's 'local' mountain. This region of Switzerland's Bernese Alps is justifiably renowned for its breathtaking mountain vistas and pure fresh air, and nowhere can these be better enjoyed than at the summit of Harder Kulm.
By the eleventh century Durham was regarded as one of the holiest sites in England, but the invading Norman's recognised the strategic importance of the city's elevated position and in 1072 furthered their conquest of England by building a castle and subsequently replacing the existing 'modest' church with a magnificent cathedral in 1093. Today, Durham's Castle and Cathedral complex, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is recognised for its historic importance and as some of the finest surviving Norman...
On some of our tours we begin in Leeds, where our journey takes us through Airedale and the towns of Shipley and Saltaire, the latter being famous for the huge Salts Mill, which today houses a large collection of paintings by the Bradford-born artist David Hockney. From Saltaire we travel to Keighley, home of the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway and then to the North Yorkshire market town of Skipton. On leaving Skipton, the train begins a gradual 15 mile (24 km) climb and stops in Settle, the starting...
The advent of modern transportation, including the arrival of the railway, in the twentieth century saw the rise of tourism in Nice as visitors arrived to enjoy the city's Mediterranean climate, picturesque setting and an urban regeneration that brought new hotels and recreational facilities. Today, Nice is the second most popular French city after Paris, delighting visitors with its historic squares and buildings, a beautiful seafront promenade and a cultural feast of museums, galleries and ancient...
The key benefit of visiting St Denis les Martel, however, is the village's proximity to the many historic and natural attractions of the Dordogne Valley that surround it. The ancient market town of Martel, for example, is just seven kilometres away, and is famous for its wealth of medieval architecture including the seven medieval towers that dominate its distinctive skyline and for its colourful twice-weekly market (Wednesdays and Saturdays) which features tempting regional produce including pate...
The Amalfi Coast, where towering cliffs shelter tiny fishing villages, is one of Europe's most beautiful stretches of coastline. Our wonderful tour of the region also visits the stunning island of Capri and ancient Pompeii.
The North Conway Grand Hotel is located in the quiet town of North Conway in the heart of the White Mountains region. Set in picturesque grounds, the hotel has a restaurant and a bar, as well as indoor and outdoor pools, jacuzzis, tennis courts and a fully-equipped fitness centre. Room facilities include air conditioning, a telephone, television, refrigerator, safe, tea and coffee making facilities and a hairdryer. All rooms offer lovely views over the hotel's gardens or the White Mountains.
£1,295.00
Discover the magnificent scenery of Switzerland on this fabulous tour. Enjoying an all-inclusive stay, we explore elegant St Moritz, charming Tirano and beautiful Arosa on some of Switzerland's most iconic trains.
The narrow gauge Isle of Man Steam Railway runs over a 15.3 mile (24.6km) route which links Douglas, the island's capital, with Port Erin. The line was originally opened for service in the 1870s and is just a small section of what was once a much larger network of railway lines which connected many towns and villages on the Isle of Man. Passengers on the Isle of Man Steam Railway are taken on a scenic journey through verdant countryside and along the spectacular southern coastline in vintage carriages...
From Belgium's forgotten gem, Antwerp, we discover the magnificent flowers of Floralia and kaleidoscopic displays of Keukenhof Gardens on this enchanting tour celebrating the best of Dutch and Belgian horticulture.
The dramatic natural beauty and unspoilt charm of the Cinque Terre has elevated the popularity of these unique villages as a tourist destination. Each village is enjoyable to explore and has its own character. Monterosso - the northernmost village - most resembles a modern resort, featuring a sandy beach and several restaurants, shops and hotels. Vernazza has a smaller beach, but is notable for its ancient clock towers and labyrinthine streets. Atop a hill overlooking the sea, tiny Corniglia is peaceful...
On today's excursion we travel by coach to the Pilgrimage Church of Wies, a UNESCO-protected Rococo church in the Bavarian Alps. After time to admire the church's intricate interior, we continue to spectacular Neuschwanstein Castle, the most famous of all King Ludwig's castles, which took 17 years to complete but was only occupied by King Ludwig for 170 days before he was deposed. We enjoy a revealing guided tour of the magnificent building, which bristles with turrets and pinnacles. We return to...
The 4-star Best Western Museumhotels is made up of three different buildings in Delft's historic centre. Situated next to the old church tower and close to some of the city's major attractions, it is the ideal base from which to explore. This characterful hotel has its own bar overlooking the canal and the newly renovated rooms are well appointed with cable and satellite television, a radio, telephone, hairdryer, iron/ironing board, mini-bar and high-speed Internet access.
Discover the delightful West Country on this superb holiday. From our base in lively Bristol, we admire the charming countryside on two heritage railways - and also explore magnificent Bath and historic Wells.
The 3-star Boréal Hotel enjoys a fantastic location, situated close to the shops and cafés of central Nice, yet just 1km from the seafront and the Promenade des Anglais and only a short walk from the railway station. The hotel has a restaurant, bar and lounge. The elegant en suite bedrooms are all equipped with air conditioning, safe, iron and ironing board, and television
Enjoy a picturesque journey through the wintry landscapes of Europe on your escorted tour of three of Europe's capitals at Christmas. Spend the first couple of days sightseeing in Berlin and wandering the Christmas markets with their multitude of delightful gifts, the scent of mulled wine filling the air. Next, travel to Prague and celebrate Christmas Eve with a magnificent gala dinner. On Christmas Day, enjoy free time in the city and return to the hotel for a delicious festive feast. Arrive in...
Today we take the train to Innsbruck, the capital of the Tyrol. Your time here is free to explore at your leisure. Sights include the Golden Roof, with its ornate gold-plated tiles, which is arguably the city's highlight. The grand Imperial Palace is also well worth a visit, as is the Christmas Market, which is located on Maria Theresien Street, and brims with gifts and culinary treats. We return to Telfs by train and enjoy dinner together in the hotel.
However, in 1965 a group of local enthusiasts began the task of preserving what remained of the line, and the first passenger train ran on the heritage railway in 1970. Full services from Kidderminster in Worcestershire to Bridgnorth in Shropshire commenced in 1974, and the line has remained a popular tourist attraction ever since. This is helped in no small measure by the fact that the 16-mile route follows the winding path of the River Severn, through a valley with very few roads - meaning most...
The 4-star superior Andel's Hotel in Berlin is situated in the heart of the city, close to the historic Alexanderplatz. This modern, stylish hotel has two restaurants and a brasserie, as well as a Sky Café and Sky Bar on the 12th and 14th floors respectively, both of which offer fantastic views over Berlin. There is also a spa with a fitness area, whirlpool, steam bath and saunas, and a selection of relaxing therapies and treatments are available (pay locally). All rooms come with individual climate...
Spend Christmas this year in Austria's picturesque Tyrol. This outstanding rail holiday based in Telfs takes you through spectacular landscapes and includes a wealth of exciting excursions. Experience the spirit of an Austrian Christmas holiday as you travel on spectacular railways which present you with scenes from a true winter wonderland. Witness the stunning vistas of the Rhine Gorge and discover the magic of Innsbruck, the Tyrol's picturesque capital. Absorb the magic of Austria as you enjoy...
The tiny and picturesque Portese is a traditional Italian fishing village and features one of the few remaining authentic fishermen's harbours on Lake Garda. Portese is also renowned for its beautiful pebbled beach which is backed by a fine selection of restaurants and cafes making it an ideal location for those who wish to take a dip in the lake's crystal clear waters or simply to relax and enjoy superb views of the distant Dolomite Mountains.
£3,960.00
From its incredible natural landscapes to its attractive cities, Canada is an enthralling country and we discover some of its highlights on this wonderful tour. We behold the treasures of the Rockies and enjoy an iconic journey on the Rocky Mountaineer before exploring cosmopolitan Vancouver.
The family-run 4* Hotel Boston is located in the beautiful Italian town of Montecatini Terme. It features a restaurant, free Wi-Fi and a panoramic pool overlooking the Tuscan hills. All rooms offer air conditioning, satellite tv, direct line phones, safety deposit boxes and hair-dryers.
At Treyn Holidays we want to make sure that you get the most out of your holiday. There are numerous excursions organised for you on our India rail journeys such as sightseeing tours of the cities, trips to lively and colourful markets, visits to impressive monuments and buildings such as the Taj Mahal and journeys into the idyllic foothills of the Himalayas. Excursions are often accompanied by a knowledgeable local guide and there is usually plenty of free time built into the tour so that you can...
The perfect destination for anybody who enjoys boating, the Broads (as they are simply referred to) feature a network of lock-free waterways and lakes spanning more than two hundred kilometres. Historically, these waterways date back to medieval times when the land was excavated for its peat. From the twelfth century onward, peat digging in Norfolk was extensive but as sea levels rose in the following two centuries the land became waterlogged and the industry was abandoned in the fourteenth century.
The Amalfi Coast, where towering cliffs shelter tiny fishing villages, is one of Europe's most beautiful stretches of coastline. Our wonderful tour of the region also visits the stunning island of Capri and ancient Pompeii.
Enjoy a fantastic tour along the beautiful River Rhine this Christmas and allow yourself to unwind as you soak up the festive ambience in each picturesque town that you visit. Your Tour Manager will greet you at St Pancras International in London and accompany you as you travel by train to Germany through the diverse landscapes of Europe. The best way to experience Christmas in the Rhine Valley is to take an escorted rail tour, where you can relax in style as you journey past spectacular scenery...
First mentioned by name in the thirteenth century, Brig became prosperous thanks to its proximity to the Simplon Pass, an ancient trade route through the Alps that connects the town with Piedmont in Italy. Since the nineteenth century, when the pass was used for the transportation of military supplies during the Napoleonic Wars, it has been significantly widened, improved and made safe. This, and the arrival of the railway in 1906, contributed significantly to Brig's subsequent establishment as a...
There is so much to see when you explore Croatia by train, including the opportunity to relax during the journey while you admire the passing scenery, converse with your travelling companions or read a book. A professional Tour Manager will be on hand throughout your holiday, ensuring that you get the most out of every possible experience. A local guide may also accompany the group on selected excursions as you explore Croatia by train, bringing their in-depth knowledge of the local area's history...
£515.00
Today we make the short train journey travelling beside the majestic Rhine to Rüdesheim, one of the Rhine Valley's most popular wine towns, for a guided tour. Rüdesheim is well known for its plethora of small Weinstuben serving the local wines. Our guided tour visits the Old Town with its picturesque Drosselgasse, its quaint streets and wine taverns. We see the 14th century parish church, the town's medieval fortifications and the Adlerturm, one of the Rhine's best examples of late-Gothic military...
The 4* InterCity Hotel is located on Vienna's lively Mariahilfer Strasse, a shopping area, close to West Station. The hotel features Wi-Fi Internet throughout, laundry and valet services, and free use of local transport. Individual rooms offer satellite TV, Wi-Fi Internet access, a personal safe and a hairdryer.
This morning you are free to relax amongst the charm of Blair Atholl, one of Scotland's prettiest inland villages. After time for lunch, we travel by coach for a visit to one of Scotland's most famous viewpoints, Queen's View, thought to be named after Queen Victoria's visit in 1866. Enjoy the stunning lake and mountain panorama stretching out across Loch Tummel to the Glencoe hills. In the afternoon we visit the Bell Distillery at Athol Blair, where a guided tour reveals the distillery's proud heritage...
Yet a preservation society was formed at the first closure in 1959, as they believed that the charming scenery of the Norfolk Broads would be a popular tourist attraction, allowing them to operate as a heritage railway. After some extensive restoration work, the line re-opened in 1976. Now with the nickname 'the Poppy Line' due to the number of flowers it passes, the line has proved very popular ever since.
With many years of experience in creating escorted rail holidays in Europe, you can be confident that your holiday by rail with Treyn has been created with the utmost care and professionalism. Our Greece train tours include everything that is needed for a successful journey, from welcoming accommodation to convenient travel arrangements, excursions and selected meals. By including all the essential elements of your holiday within each tour, we ensure all that is left for you to do is sit back and...
Beneath the vine-clad slopes several charming and historic wine-producing villages hug the river's edge. Pretty Altenahr, overlooked by the ruins of the twelfth-century castle Burg Are, is notable for its beautiful half-timbered buildings and is a popular destination for wine buffs, particularly in the summer when this ancient village hosts its annual Weinsommer festival. Mayschoss sits at the foot of the imposing Monchberg (Monk Hill; this was once the site of an Augustinian monastery), where sun...
In 1969 the Yorkshire Dales Railway Society was formed, with the aim of re-opening some of the region's defunct routes. In 1970 they managed to acquire Embsay station, and in 1979 they were able to resume short services. In 1987, the preservation society reached Holywell, and Stoneacre reopened in 1991. At about this time the railway was given its current name, as the plan to extend to the current terminus at Bolton Abbey was well underway. Services to this station commenced in 1997, and the line...
Discover glorious Yorkshire, from the edge of the rugged Dales to its spectacular coastline, via its majestic moorland. We take in ancient York, discover delightful Brontë country and embark on scenic railway journeys.
The 4-star Park Hotel Casimiro Village in San Felice del Benaco enjoys some of the most beautiful views of Lake Garda. The hotel stands in beautiful gardens and has a restaurant, two bars, a small beach, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a wellness centre with a sauna, Hammam and a gym. All en suite rooms are air conditioned and have a telephone, satellite television and a hairdryer.
The 2-star Hotel Ibis Dijon Gare, Dijon is situated close to the railway station and within walking distance of Dijon's city centre. The hotel has a restaurant and a bar with a terrace serving a selection of drinks and snacks that is open 24 hours a day. There is a lift between floors. The bedrooms have en suite facilities and are equipped with air conditioning, a telephone and cable/satellite television.
The Llangollen Railway was formed in 1975 by a group of railway enthusiasts who wanted to open and run a heritage railway on the disused line. The original line was closed to passenger traffic in 1965 and to goods in 1968. The track and signalling was removed, and much of the infrastructure demolished or removed with it.
Our journey begins at the base station in the heart of Erdmannsdorf. On departing the station, we begin our steep climb in earnest; the railway ascends well over 500ft in just less than a mile. Quickly leaving the town behind, the scenery becomes more dramatic. Soon stony ledges and verdant woodland comes into view as we continue our climb. Our modern electric train then makes a sweeping, wide curve around the hillside, ascending past grassy banks and into a dense forest. Here the single track railway...
The family-run Kensington Hotel enjoys a superb position on Llandudno's central promenade and enjoys fantastic views of Llandudno Bay. This classically-styled Victorian Hotel has a restaurant overlooking the north shore promenade, two lounges, two lounge bars and a wooden sprung-floored ballroom. There are 50 guest bedrooms, each of which come with a telephone, LCD television with digital freeview, alarm clock, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities. The hotel also has a large, private car...
Discover glorious Yorkshire, from the edge of the rugged Dales to its spectacular coastline, via its majestic moorland. We take in ancient York, discover delightful Brontë country and embark on scenic railway journeys.
Discover the delightful West Country on this superb holiday. From our base in lively Bristol, we admire the charming countryside on two heritage railways - and also explore magnificent Bath and historic Wells.
Before long the train reaches the station at Noyelles-sur-mer. The journey continues around the other side of the estuary, with views of the salt marshes - each lined with a thick covering of reeds and overlooked by willow trees. This particular stretch of the route is popular with the local wildlife; an array of birds and other creatures can often be seen swooping, diving or bathing here. Our journey then takes us along an embankment looking out across the plain towards Saint-Valery-sur-Somme. After...
This former Cunard ocean liner offers accommodation in its cabins, providing an interesting base from which to explore Los Angeles. It has a selection of restaurants, cafes and bars, a small lounge in the reception area and a sun deck. The cabins are all uniquely appointed with many original features and have air conditioning, a television and a hairdryer.
After a leisurely morning we travel by train to another beautiful and historic destination on the banks of the Moselle. Trier claims to be Germany's oldest city, and was founded over 2,000 years ago. With a wealth of impressive Roman and medieval buildings located around the city, including the Porta Nigra which is one of the best-preserved Roman gates in Europe and has UNESCO World Heritage status, Trier is a very important part of Germany's heritage. The enchanting Trier Christmas Market, which...
The 3* President Hotel enjoys an enviable location on the fringe of the leafy, beautiful Russell Square, just one Underground stop - or a pleasant walk - away from St Pancras International. The hotel's location also means it is ideally placed for exploring some of London's most popular attractions. The modern hotel benefi ts from a host of dining options, including the popular carvery restaurant with its own bar. Guests can also relax with a drink or enjoy a snack in the Atrium Bar and Café, which...
£450.00
Exploring Wales by train travel is not only a unique way to see the sights and attractions across the country but also a brilliant way to conserve them. As a company that practices sustainable tourism, Treyn Holidays has chosen to predominantly use rail travel as in addition to offering spectacular views, it is also one of the most environmentally sound ways to travel. As well as the benefits to nature, crossing Wales by train is a great way to see a diverse range of sights whilst travelling in comfort...
Following the departure of the Romans from their nearby town of Venta Icenorum in the fifth century, Anglo-Saxons founded a settlement called Northwic on the site of the modern city. By the ninth century the town had become an established centre of trade and commerce, minting its own coins. The Norman conquest of 1066 further shaped Norwich, by now one of the largest cities in England, with invaders adding a castle, a new borough and the cathedral to the city. From the Middle Ages onward a booming...
Deemed strategically-important and fortified by the Romans in the first century, Carlisle was repeatedly assailed over subsequent centuries by invaders including Celts, Anglo-Saxons, Danes - who burnt down the city in the ninth century - and Vikings. Following the Norman Conquest in 1066, Carlisle gained its imposing castle, built upon the original site of a Roman fortress, and joined shortly after by the city's cathedral. Both of these remarkable medieval buildings were built from Cumbria's distinctive...
The Ffestiniog Railway was originally founded in 1832 as a means of transporting slate, and miners, from the quarries at Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog. The railway claims to be the oldest independent railway company in the world. As demand for slate declined towards the middle of the 20th Century, the railway ceased operation in 1946. The line reopened soon after, in 1954, operating as a tourist attraction. It has remained open in this way ever since. The railway company run both steam and diesel...
We begin our journey at the base station, situated within easy reach of Aviemore. On leaving the station, the broad-gauge train starts its steep ascent in earnest; the railway overcomes a height difference of 6,460ft in just over a mile. Throughout the journey, passengers are treated to an incredible view of the surrounding Cairngorm Mountains and of course the famous Scottish Highlands. There is also a dramatic panorama over the wild valleys running down from the mountains to the plains beneath...
When you tour Turkey with Treyn, you can relax knowing that all the details have been taken care of. Your holiday includes all rail travel and transfers as well as the services of a professional Tour Manager who is there to ensure everything runs smoothly. The Tour Manager will look after all of the complex travel arrangements for your Turkey rail tour, including which train to catch, from which platform, when to get off the train, where the hotel is located - and much more. When we arrive in each...
The 4-star Hotel Catalonia Giralda in Seville is located in the centre of the city, close to its Gothic cathedral. The hotel features air conditioning and heating, a bar and restaurant, free Internet connection, and a laundry service. All rooms have satellite LCD TVs, free Internet, full-length mirrors, hair dryers, a safe and a telephone. Room service is available.
The welcoming 4-star Park Hotel is situated a short stroll from the heart of St Johann. Amenities include a bar, Tyrolean restaurant, small fitness room, sauna, free bicycle hire and free access to the local swimming pools. All en suite rooms have a telephone, cable television, radio and a safe. Some of the rooms in the hotel have a balcony.
A township since the thirteenth century, Llandudno, like many British coastal resorts, rose to prominence in the Victorian era. By 1848 Llandudno had become an established fishing and copper-mining town with a population of around a thousand when it was proposed to the local landowner, Lord Mostyn that the town might achieve further prosperity as a holiday resort. By the end of the nineteenth century, significant development including the construction of a new pier, a two-kilometre seafront promenade...
The 3* Mercure Metropol is located in the centre of Budapest, close to one of the city's main shopping streets. The hotel features Wi-Fi throughout, multilingual staff, concierge service, currency exchange, laundry and a gift shop. Individual rooms offer heating/air conditioning, a telephone, satellite TV, minibar, a radio and hairdryer.
Borromeo Palace has been preserved in all its opulent glory for visitors to explore. Its grand rooms variously feature gilded and ornate plasterwork, crystal chandeliers and original furnishings, paintings and other artworks. Of particular note are the music room, in which a collection of valuable instruments is displayed, the Neoclassical-styled ballroom and the Tapestry Hall which is hung with exquisite Flemish tapestries dating from the sixteenth century. Beneath the lower floors of the house...
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