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City breaks by Rail

Travelling by train can be an exciting and more relaxing way to reach your city break destination.

Eurostar offers you a direct rail link with Lille, Brussles or Paris. You have the choice of boarding at either St Pancras, Ebbsfleet (near Dartford) or Ashford, and the service is now even quicker with the new rail link between London and the Channel Tunnel. There are regular services throughout the day, making Eurostar an ideal choice for a relaxed short break.

We can also organise travel by Eurostar with onward rail services to almost any city in Europe so if the city of your choice is not listed below just give us a call. Some cities which are further afield, such as Venice, Florence or Rome are best reached using an overnight sleeper train from Paris.

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City breaks by rail

City breaks by rail special offers

*** Bustling, lively, cosmopolitan and bursting with energy, Brussels oozes an infectious enthusiasm for life that delights all who visit her wonderfully diverse city centre...third night free on selected dates. ***
2 Nights from only £199pp staying at the 3 star Ibis St Catherine
Departures from London St Pancras, Ashford & Ebbsfleet available throughout the year. Price based on two sharing a twin/double room and may vary depending on choice of departure date.
*** This wonderfully romantic, medieval city centre beckons with a promise of sparkling canals and cosy cobbled streets... and a third night free on selected dates.  ***
2 Nights from only £229pp staying at the 3 star Hans Memling
Departures from London St Pancras, Ashford & Ebbsfleet available throughout the year. Price based on two sharing a twin/double room and may vary depending on choice of departure date.
MULTI CENTRE BREAK
*** Travel by rail in the footsteps of Roman Legions along the idyllic Mediterranean coast, from the Cote d'Azur in Nice and Monte Carlo along the Ligurian Riviera to San Remo and Genoa and south to Pisa and Rome itself. ***
4 Nights from only £449pp staying at 3 star hotel in NICE & 3 star hotel ROME
Departures from selected UK airports available year round. Price from £449pp available November to March. April to October from £589pp
MULTI CENTRE BREAK
*** The Alzette River running through its core, a medieval street plan and a mix of 18th and 19th century buildings give the 1000 year old city of Luxembourg an atmospheric charm well worth experiencing. Encounter charm on a larger scale as you head for Paris, a city with more iconic landmarks than any other city in the world.  ***
4 Nights from only £469pp staying at 3 star hotel in LUXEMBOURG & 3 star hotel PARIS
Departures available throughout the year. Price from £469pp available November until March. April to October from £499pp.
MULTI CENTRE BREAK
*** A taste of the Glacier Express and Lucerne. Travel on the famous Glacier Express, one of Switzerland's best scenic train rides across the Alps, before heading to the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Lucerne. ***
3 Nights from only £499pp staying at 3 star hotel in BRIG & 3 star hotel LUCERNE
Departures from UK airports available from January until October. Price from £499pp available January to March. April to October from £589pp
MULTI CENTRE BREAK
*** Travel by rail between two of the most romantic cities in the world via the historic Gotthard route, an engineering marvel that twists and turns its way through the Alps to Italy. ***
4 Nights from only £499pp staying at 4 star hotel in PARIS & 4 star hotel VENICE
Departures available throughout the year. Price from £499pp available November to March. April to October from £699pp
MULTI CENTRE BREAK
*** Ride the historic trade routes at the heart of Europe through the wonderfully scenic valleys of the Rhine and Moselle, where trains wind along between the river and the steep vine clad valley sides and dive through rocky headlands topped with historic castles and steeped in legend. ***
4 Nights from only £499pp staying at 3 star hotel in BRUSSELS & 4 star hotel MAINZ  & 4 star hotel TRIER
Departures from London St Pancras, Ashford & Ebbsfleet available throughout the year. Price based on two sharing a twin/double room and may vary depending on choice of departure date.
*** Switzerland's Amazing Railways - explore this beautiful county with a 4 day Swiss Pass ***
3 Nights from only £529pp staying at the 3 star City Hotel Oberland
Departures available throughout the year. Price based on two sharing a twin/double room and may vary depending on choice of departure date and airport.
MULTI CENTRE BREAK
*** World War II bombing and subsequent incorporation into the GDR left the Saxon towns of Leipzig and Dresden more than a little worse for wear, but these cities are survivors, and post-communism they are successfully returning to their former glory. Head west to Cologne, home to one of Europe’s most impressive and most visited cathedrals. ***
7 Nights from only £699pp staying at 3 star hotel in LEIPZIG & 3 star hotel DRESDEN  & 3 star hotel COLOGNE
Departures by rail from London available throughout the year. Price from £699pp available November until March. April to October from £799pp.
MULTI CENTRE BREAK
*** Glacier Express: Zermatt to St Moritz & the Bernina Railway ***
4 Nights from only £799pp staying at 3 star hotel in ZERMATT & 3 star hotel ST MORITZ
Departures available throughout the year. Price based on two sharing a twin/double room and may vary depending on choice of departure date.
MULTI CENTRE BREAK
*** Follow the rail route of the historic Arlberg - Orient Express from Zurich through the mountains of Switzerland and over the Arlberg alpine route to the Tirolean capital of Innsbruck. Continue your journey through Austria with stays in Salzburg and Vienna before crossing the border into Hungary and onwards to Budapest. ***
7 Nights from only £799pp staying at 4 star hotel in INNSBRUCK & 4 star hotel SALZBURG  & 4 star hotel VIENNA
Departures from selected UK airports available throughout the year.
MULTI CENTRE BREAK
*** A spectacular break taking you through some of the most breathtakingly beautiful landscape in the world between Bergen and Oslo. Experience the beautiful Bergen and Flåm Railways, sail through the Aurlandsfjord and the narrow Nærøyfjord, before mooring at Gudvangen on the included Norway in a Nutshell® tour… ***
5 Nights from only £799pp staying at 3 star hotel in BERGEN & 3 star hotel OSLO
Departures from Gatwick available year round. Edinburgh available April until August. Departures from other UK airports available using flights via Amsterdam.
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