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Pre and Post River Cruise

Are you looking to explore beyond the experience of your river cruise? Perhaps spend a few days travelling to additional destinations beyond your ports of call? Our excellent selection of pre and post river cruise rail holidays allow you to explore further, discovering exciting locations such as the soaring peaks of the Swiss Alps, the historic cities of Central Europe such as Prague or Munich, the charms of Paris, and more! Our consultants can help find the journey that is a perfect complement to your river cruise experience.

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53 Holiday Packages

  • Pre and Post River Cruise

Bergen, Flam and Oslo

4 Days | from $1,199

Bergen Flam Oslo

Experience the true essence of Norway on this scenic journey through magical fjords, snow-capped mountains and historical towns. Start in the lively city of Bergen, and discover its small-town charm, nautical history and friendly atmosphere. From Bergen, set out on a...

  • Relive the region's nautical history in colourful Bergen
  • Admire the mountain scenery on the journey to Flam onboard the world-famous Flam railway
  • Discover interesting museums and impressive architecture in cosmopolitan Oslo

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Rail, bus and boat travel in standard class
  • 1 night hotel stay with breakfast in Bergen
  • 1 night hotel stay with breakfast in Flam
  • 1 night hotel stay with breakfast in Oslo
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Map route of Bergen, Flam and Oslo

Passau via Berlin and Prague

5 Days | from $499

Berlin Prague Passau

East meets West on this historic holiday to the capital cities of Berlin and Prague. Discover the buzzing and constantly evolving city of Berlin and then catch a train to Prague where you can soak up the atmosphere and discover sights from the fairy tale castle to the...

  • Visit iconic attractions such as the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate and Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin
  • Marvel at the imposing Prague Castle in Prague, walk along the vibrant Charles Bridge and be in awe of the Astronomical Clock in the Old Town

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Standard Class rail tickets and reservations as per itinerary
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Berlin
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Prague
  • Berlin Pass
  • 24hr Prague public transport pass
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Budapest via Berlin and Prague

5 Days | from $549

Berlin Prague Budapest

East meets West on this historic holiday to the capital cities of Berlin and Prague. Discover the buzzing and constantly evolving city of Berlin and then catch a train to Prague where you can soak up the atmosphere and discover sights from the fairy tale castle to the...

  • Visit iconic attractions such as the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate and Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin
  • Marvel at the imposing Prague Castle in Prague, walk along the vibrant Charles Bridge and be in awe of the Astronomical Clock in the Old Town

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Standard Class rail tickets and reservations as per itinerary
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Berlin
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Prague
  • 3-day Berlin Pass
  • 24hr Prague Card
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Map route of Budapest via Berlin and Prague

Amsterdam to Basel via Brussels and Paris

5 Days | from $1,049

Amsterdam Brussels Paris Basel

Explore the majesty of Brussels and the splendour of Paris by train with this holiday that works perfectly as a pre- or post-river cruise extension, or as a stand-alone tour. Speed from Amsterdam to Brussels on the comfortable and fast Thalys train, and enjoy two days...

  • Discover the sprawling Grand Place in eclectic Brussels
  • Spend two nights in one of the world's most romantic cities, Paris
  • Enjoy comfortable, high-speed rail between destinations

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Rail travel in standard class throughout
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Brussels
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Paris
  • 24-hour Brussels Card
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Paris
  • 2-day Paris Pass
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Map route of Amsterdam to Basel via Brussels and Paris

Scenic Switzerland from Basel

9 Days | from $3,099

Basel St Moritz Zermatt Montreux Lucerne Jungfraujoch

This all-encompassing eight-night rail odyssey of Switzerland takes in the best this wonderful country has to offer. Start with a two-night stay in grand St Moritz from where you take a ride onboard the stunning Bernina Express train. Take the spectacular Glacier Express...

  • One of the World's most, scenic rail journeys onboard the Bernina Express
  • Enjoy the spectacular Glacier Express through the mountainous heart of Switzerland
  • Amazing Matterhorn views from the Gornegrat Cog Railway
  • Beautiful Scenery of The Golden Pass railway
  • Alpine Adventure via boat and cable car or the worlds steepest cog railway to the top of Mount Pilatus
  • Highest railway station Europe atop the world-famous Jungfrau Railway

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in St Moritz
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Zermatt
  • 1 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in montreux
  • 3 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Lucerne
  • 8-Day Standard Class Swiss Pass
  • Standard Class Seat reservations on the Bernina Express, Glacier Express and Golden Pass trains
  • Day Trip on the Gornegrat Cog Railway from Zermatt
  • Day Trip to the Top of Mount Pilatus from Lucerne
  • Day Trip to Jungfraujoch from Lucerne
  • Travel from Lucerne to Zurich airport
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Map route of Scenic Switzerland from Basel

Munich and Frankfurt from Passau

5 Days | from $299

Passau Munich Frankfurt

Enjoy all these two great German cities have to offer on this four-night holiday by rail. From Passau, make the leisurely train journey from the Austrian German border to Munich, and revel in the vibrant history of the Bavarian capital. Then travel to Frankfurt onboard a...

  • Explore fascinating medieval and modern history in Munich
  • Discover the peace and tranquility of Munich's huge Englischer Garten
  • Enjoy spectacular views from Frankfurt's Main Tower
  • Stroll through the wonderfully intact Altstadt district of Frankfurt

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Standard Class train tickets and seat reservations from Passau to Munich and Munich to Frankfurt
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Munich
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Frankfurt
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Map route of Munich and Frankfurt from Passau

Paris and London from Amsterdam

5 Days | from $1,749

Amsterdam Paris London

This four-night rail holiday brings you to two of the world’s greatest cities, romantic Paris and vibrant London! First experience Paris, the city of light and love, and revel in its glorious history and sumptuous architecture. Shop with the locals at the chic...

  • Explore the Beautiful Sacre Coeur Basilica in the historic neighborhood of Montmartre
  • Discover the rich history of St Germain (The Left Bank) with its influential bars and restaurants
  • Experience the raucous extravagance and fun at the Moulin Rouge, a night not to be missed!
  • Revel in the riches of the British Museum - the greatest gathering of historical artefacts in the world
  • Enjoy the glitz and glamour of Leicester Square and London's West End
  • Be amazed by the great Victorian arcades of Covent Garden and Leadenhall Market

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Standard class rail as specified in the itinerary
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Paris
  • 2nights' hotel stay with breakfast in London
  • 48-hour Paris Pass
  • 24-hour hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of London
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Map route of Paris and London from Amsterdam

Paris and Munich to Nuremberg

5 Days | from $949

Paris Munich Nuremberg

Visit Paris and Munich on this amazing four-night break by train to Nuremberg. Discover the vast history and rich culinary delicacies which Munich is famed for and unlock the beauty and romance of Paris via Montmartre, the Champs Elysees and The Eiffel Tower.

  • Unearth Paris' famous landmarksthe Eiffel Tower and The Louvre
  • Enjoy a relaxing cruise down the Seine
  • Visit the famousHofbräuhaus andMarienplatzin Munich
  • Discover the hugeNymphenburgPalace

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Rail Travel as per the itinerary
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Paris
  • Guided Eiffel Tower Summit Floor, Louvre Museumand River Cruise
  • 2nights hotel accommodationwith breakfast in Munich
  • 24hr Hop-on Hop-off Passin Munich
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Map route of Paris and Munich to Nuremberg

Madrid and Granada to Barcelona

5 Days | from $699

Madrid Granada Barcelona

Visit the Spanish capital and the timeless treasures of Granada on this four-night rail adventure to Barcelona. The perfect pre-cruise vacation, discover the charms of the Spanish capital and enjoy a once in a lifetime visit to the ancient Alhambra Palace.

  • Enjoy some delicious tapas on the Plaza Mayor in Madrid
  • Visit the vast Prado museum
  • Discover the home of Flamenco with a show in Granada
  • Explore the gorgeous Alhambra Palace, and learn all there is to know about its layers of history

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Rail travel as per the itinerary
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Madrid
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Granada
  • SightseeingPass in Madrid
  • Dinner and an authentic Flamenco show in Granada
  • Alhambra and Generalife gardens tour in Granada
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Map route of Madrid and Granada to Barcelona

Florence and Rome from Civitavecchia

5 Days | from $679

Florence Rome

Visit Florence and Rome on this great rail vacation. Explore the history and renaissance architecture of the beautiful city of Florence before continuing to Rome. Admire the Colosseum, the Vatican as you take in all the highlights of “the Eternal City”.

  • Learn about the fascinating history ofFlorenceas you explore this unique destinationas part of a small group tour
  • Admire the treasures of the Vatican and the beauty of theSistineChapel
  • Explore Ancient Rome with a guided tour of the Colosseum and the Roman Forum.

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Rail Travel as per the itinerary
  • 4nights hotel accommodation with breakfast
  • Florence city tour
  • Skip the Line: Ancient Rome & Colosseum half-day walking tour in Rome
  • Skip the Line: Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel tour in Rome (not possible on Sundays)
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Map route of Florence and Rome from Civitavecchia
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