The journey matters as much as the destination when you travel onboard an iconic or luxury train. Choose from the Bernina or Glacier Express in Switzerland, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express from London to Venice, the Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Banff in Canada, the Jacobite Train in Scotland, or any of our other available journeys. No matter which you pick, you’re in for quite a ride.
How can I customize my own rail itinerary?
Create your perfect train vacation from start to finish with our customization options. Customizing your train vacation gives you the ability to build the exact journey you want (and nothing you don’t).
Ways to Make Your Vacation Your Own
Choose from our collection of itineraries and customize your time in each city. Every journey can be modified to add extra hotel nights or adjusted to fit your schedule no matter the destination.
Want to begin and end your journey in the same city? It’s the best way to maximize your sightseeing experience. All of our one-way journeys can be done in reverse as well, giving you the choice to reverse the order of all train routes, station stops, and destinations of an itinerary.
You have the option to combine multiple itineraries with Railbookers to maximize your vacation. Take one of our most popular packages, such as the Classic Glacier and Bernina Express in Switzerland, and add another journey to increase the sights you’ll see, onboard experiences, and memories you’ll make! Browse through our suggested itineraries or create your very own from scratch!
Whether it’s a five-star luxury, charming boutiques or action-packed city hubs, we offer you a carefully curated assortment of hotel accommodations, as well as, sightseeing and activities at each destination. See the famous sights or venture beyond the traditional tourist tracks – we’ll work with you to maximize your budget and time for the perfect vacation.
With cruise extensions, travellers can extend their train vacation with a river cruise before or after their rail adventure. We offer an appealing selection of pre-and post-river cruises throughout Europe. Choose from exploring the magical fjords of Norway, the famed lakes of Switzerland, and the bustling city centers of Paris, Amsterdam, Munich, Berlin, and Budapest.
Take your trip beyond the itinerary by seamlessly adding additional getaways, sightseeing or excursions anytime during your vacation. Enhance your journey with a day trip, such as one of Switzerland’s mountain peaks or an unforgettable visit to a glacier during your journey to the Canadian Rockies.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I make a reservation?
Call Railbookers to speak with one of our knowledgeable Rail Experts to book your perfect rail vacation, call your local travel agent or submit an instant quote via the website.
Can I add on additional sightseeing or additional hotel nights?
Yes, you can add additional sightseeing activities and/or hotel nights to most existing rail trips we offer. When you speak with a Rail Expert, request an explanation of the upgrade options to your...
Can I upgrade to first-class rail on some or even all of my train journeys?
You certainly can. We know that many of our customers like to upgrade some or all of their train journeys to first-class. Upgrading will give you a larger seat, more legroom and even a meal and drinks...
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Popular Sightseeing and Activities
Whether you're in these top destinations for a short amount of time or an extended time, here are just a few (of many) popular sightseeing ideas and activities to further indulge your dream vacation.
Enjoy the peace and serenity of The Vatican with breakfast inside the city walls itself, then a private tour of the breathtaking museum.
Take a two-hour tour of the fascinating Doges Palace in the evening. Avoid the crowds, and learn the stories of Casanova and other souls who once crossed the famous Bridge of Sighs
Leave the city for a tour of the beautiful village of Giverny, and the famous house and gardens of Claude Monet.
Visit the beautiful coastal town of Cefalu with a tour from Palermo, and be amazed by its rich archaeological treasures and world-famous 12th-century Mosaics.
Enjoy a private, morning Lemon Tour to 'Il Pizzo' Estate and see a Limoncello making demo with a tasting of lemon products.
Enjoy a private 3-hour cruise of the lake by private boat, toasting the spectacular scenery with a bottle of Prosecco.
Ride the highest open railway in Europe to the top of the Gornegrat for amazing views of the Matterhorn, then spend the night in the highest hotel in Switzerland, at the very top of the Gornegrat, the 3100 Kumhotel.
Embark on a fascinating tour of the spectacular Florence Duomo Complex, including a guided tour of the Cathedral and its amazing Dome - the largest masonry construction ever built.
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