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Great Rail Journeys Launch 2019 Preview Brochure, Exclusive New River Charter and Early Booking Offer

ByDave Stopher

Jun 16, 2018

Today, Great Rail Journeys launches their Europe, UK and Cruising by Rail 2019 Early Preview Edition (Summer and Winter) featuring 129 inclusive value holidays throughout UK & Ireland, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Germany & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia & Russia, France & Benelux as well as Spain & Portugal.

With dedicated pages to their new exclusive river cruising charter the section (pages 68-93) also includes barge, river, small ship and ocean cruising. Seven of the 22 holidays in the cruising section have the spotlight on GRJ’s unique, 5-Star collection of new river cruises, featuring exclusive charter of Amadeus ships Amadeus Queen, Amadeus Silver II and Amadeus Silver III.  By chartering their own ships itineraries are filled with adventurous spirit paired with relaxation, good food and even better company; hand-picked excursions sit perfectly beside bespoke, five-course dinners, one-off events and performances. The inaugural departure Five-Star Tulips Cruise 2019 https://bit.ly/2H2LiSg is set to sail 12th April 2019. Those joining this special departure will discover the magnificent floral displays of the Keukenhof Gardens and enjoy an onboard talk about this wonderfully diverse cruise on the enchanting Belgian and Dutch waterways from television personality Charlie Dimmock.

·         https://www.greatrail.com/holiday-types/exclusive-charter-river-cruise/

·         https://www.greatrail.com/tours/tulips-cruise/#NER19


‘Firm favourite’, classic experiences and best-selling holidays are dotted throughout the extensive portfolio including signature tours; Simply Lake Garda https://bit.ly/2JdrilS (page 15), Traditional Glacier Expresshttps://bit.ly/2kSxaCH (page 27) and Roses, Catalan Coast & Trains of the Pyrenees https://bit.ly/2sCfCil (page 52).

·         FULL LINK – https://www.greatrail.com/tours/simply-lake-garda/?tc=DZL19

·         FULL LINK – https://www.greatrail.com/tours/traditional-glacier-express-train/?tc=GYJ19

·         FULL LINK – https://www.greatrail.com/tours/roses-catalan-coast-and-trains-of-the-pyrenees/


To meet the growing demand for multi-destination itineraries, several holidays incorporating three or more countries are included, such as Grand Imperial Cities https://bit.ly/2LtCisd (page 33), Slovenia, Croatia and Montenegro https://bit.ly/2kRIf6Q (page 37) and Highlights of the Baltics and Scandinaviahttps://bit.ly/2kQ7NBn (page 38).

·         FULL LINK – https://www.greatrail.com/tours/grand-imperial-cities/?tc=HUC19

·         FULL LINK – https://www.greatrail.com/tours/slovenia-croatia-montenegro/?tc=CSG19

·FULL LINK – https://www.greatrail.com/tours/baltic-explorer-rail-tour/#BEG19


For those who prefer to stay on home soil, The Great British Isles & Ireland section (pages 56-65), with ten trips to choose includes the lead in priced holiday from the entire; brochure, Railways & Castles of Wales https://bit.ly/2HqDvhf (page 62) from £695 pp.

·         FULL LINK – https://www.greatrail.com/tours/railways-castles-wales-dunoon-hotel/


Winter itineraries account for 47 holidays catering for those who prefer travelling at the back end of the year or like to balance their summer holiday with a winter escape (pages 96-143).

Oberammergau holidays (pages 151-15) wrap up the brochure following the Special Events (pages 145-149), which features flower shows and carnivals.


To coincide with the launch of the brochure, Great Rail Journeys have announced an early booking offer saving up to £100 pp on selected tours. This applies to bookings made on or before 14th August 2018. The early booking offer is applicable on 64 featured holidays.