Rail holidays in Germany

G ermany boasts fascinating cities such as Berlin, Cologne, Munich and Nuremberg, offset by beautiful rural regions such as the Black Forest, the Bavarian Alps, Saxon Switzerland and the unspoilt Baltic island of Rügen. Enjoy hearty local cuisine, crisp, refreshing beers and sleek, comfortable trains, as you criss-cross this fascinating country steeped in history, culture and music. Travelling by rail is an efficient and hassle-free way to see Germany. The trains are some of the most modern anywhere in the world, and ensure you arrive at your destination relaxed, refreshed and ready to explore.

Germany Highlights

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Bavaria Bavaria offers a mix of vibrant, cultural cities, picture-perfect medieval towns, fairytale hill-top castles and undulating landscapes. View More
Berlin Germany’s capital is a fascinating mix of history and cutting-edge contemporary culture. View More
Heidelberg Heidelberg is a historic and picturesque city in the south west of Germany, famous for its ancient university and imposing castle overlooking the Neckar River. View More
Lake Constance With shores stretching into Switzerland and Austria, Lake Constance is the largest lake in Germany, with the mighty Rhine flowing into its southern end. View More
The Black Forest In the south west corner of Germany the Black Forest is famed for its mountains, its stunning scenery, and its … cake! View More
The Rhine Valley The Rhine Valley offers stunning scenery, with hilltop castles, vineyard-draped hills and the lovely city of Cologne as a great entry point. View More

Itineraries in Germany

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Follow the course of the mighty Rhine River from Amsterdam through the Netherlands and Germany to Basel, just across the border into Switzerland.
From $2,099
11 Days
Enjoy world-renowned Bavarian hospitality in this region which is often called Germany’s heart and soul. Explore its mountains, architecture, history and towns, and enjoy world-famous beer in a traditional Brauhaus.
From $2,199
Take the train through the unspoilt Ardennes through Belgium into Luxembourg, then experience the dramatic Moselle and Rhine Valleys in Germany. From here, take in fantastic Alpine scenery, watching snow-capped mountains and beautiful glaciers slide past your windows as you travel through Austria and Switzerland.
From $2,649
Experience the best of the European winter with a scenic journey through the Alps, including the Glacier Express, the Rhine Gorge, stunning Salzburg, buzzing Zermatt and more!
From $2,899
After your river cruise along the Rhine, take to the rails of northern Europe. Firstly cross to Hamburg and up to Copenhagen, before heading over the bridge into Sweden staying in Gothenburg and Stockholm, and finally over to Norway's capital, Oslo.
From $2,899
This beautiful holiday takes you from Zermatt, in the shadow of the Matterhorn, through the peaks and valleys of the Swiss and Austrian Alps, to picturesque Lake Bled in the Julian Alps. Don’t forget your camera!
From $3,199
Have you ever wanted to cover Europe’s must-visit destinations in one, unforgettable holiday? Visit Amsterdam, Paris, Barcelona, Nice, Rome, Venice, Lucerne, Berlin, Prague and Budapest in one essential European itinerary.
From $4,549