Grand Tours

The original 'Grand Tours' of the 17th and 18th centuries served as a rather luxurious rite of passage by young aristocrats who had come of age. Nowadays, it's possible for anyone to create their own Grand Tour, using the great European rail network to get quickly and comfortably from one place to another. We've put together some one country tours, as well as a Grand European Tour to give you an idea of the best places to see but the choice is yours!

Recommended Itineraries

Grand Tours
12 Days
Take in the highlights of small but perfectly formed Switzerland with its towering, snow-capped peaks, glacial lakes and world-famous rail journeys, including the Glacier Express and the Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe.
From $3,299
19 Days
This epic exploration of Italy's finest cities and most beautiful countryside takes you from Venice down to Sicily and back. Visit the elegant cities of Rome and Florence, and relax on the Amalfi Coast and Lake Como.
From $3,099
UK
30 Days
Embark on an epic tour of the nation which was home to the world’s first public railway and indulge yourself in the rich history of its cities, beautiful rolling landscape and world-class culture.
From $5,749
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 $4,399