Diamond Rail Holidays
Departures From: London, Newcastle and selected regional departures.
Diamond Rail Holidays offer the opportunity to explore some of the world's most breath-taking areas with spectacular scenery that will stay with you for a lifetime.
Rail travel is a unique, enjoyable and relaxing way to see new destinations and experience new things. It captures the essence, intimacy and romance of travelling by train without the hassle of airport and traffic delays.
A Diamond Rail Holiday is a social, communal holiday that blends guided touring with time to savour the destinations visited. What's more, train travel represents an environmentally friendly way to see the world.
Such a great way to discover a new country or destination by relaxing on a Diamond Rail Holiday and looking out at the ever changing scenery as the train cuts through the countryside and cities. Take in the mountains, rivers, forests or skylines. Rail travel also enables travellers to savour new places, different wildlife and a variety of breath-taking landscapes.
It may be a resistant of times gone by, but for many a train holiday represents an experience that's both new and wonderful. Choose from either a classic tour, lakes and mountains tour or a short break. You could even, with their new itineraries, experience the magic of Morocco on the Marrakech Express, discover the Spanish culture and countryside of Catalonia or lose yourself in the peace and tranquillity of Lake Constance.
Featuring high speed trains, world famous lines and spectacular mountain railways, customers can enjoy exciting destinations and experiences. Furthermore they are now offering regional rail travel and departures by ferry from Newcastle, making it even easier to travel with Diamond Rail Holidays.
Diamond Rail Holidays are the specialists in their field providing great value holidays by rail that are ideal for small groups and single travellers or for those who are looking for a break with a difference. Customers can enjoy a quick and easy check-in before relaxing on-board and watching the scenery change as you pass through different regions. You'll have full access to all the facilities provided on-board your train before it arrives in the very heart of the city ready for you to explore.
Featured holiday trains
Eurostar high-speed train service has become one of the most popular ways to travel. Departure times can vary depending on the holiday you choose to book. The French TGV, German ICE and International Thalys offer the ultimate in high-speed rail travel and are used in the itineraries set by Diamond Rail Holidays. Local rail services connect smaller towns and villages, a perfect choice should you wish to experience a more scenic journey. Overnight sleeper trains are convenient and tend to be used for a variety of overseas breaks.
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With all rail holidays, a certain number of passengers are required to be at a particular designated location in order for that particular pick-up point to operate. There is the option to choose another conveniently located pick-up point should your original not achieve the required numbers or you are welcome to join the tour at the port.
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Your money is protected from the moment you make your booking as Diamond Rail Holidays are members of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) and Air Travel Organisers' Licensing (ATOL) bonded.
Each of the rail breaks have been carefully planned with exciting itineraries that are fully escorted throughout.
The majority of rail breaks will include meals and a varied programme of excursions that will also allow time to explore the area at leisure.
The optional excursion programme complements the tour and are usually so popular that places tend to sell out rather quickly and are rarely available when in the resort or if you leave it closer to the departure date.
Throughout your Diamond Rail Holiday you will be accompanied by an experienced tour manager who will be happy to answer any queries you may have and share their knowledge with you.