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Switzerland’s first train route, which went 16 kilometers from Zurich to Baden, opened in 1847.
From the snowy vistas of the Canadian Rockies to the sights and smells of Europe’s Christmas Markets, these are five of the best holiday season getaways.
VIA Rail’s Jasper-Prince Rupert Train, formerly known as the Skeena Train takes two full days to complete, passing over nearly 1,200 kilometers of the Canadian wilderness along the way.
Whether you hope to explore in the mountains or sightsee in a big city, there is a rail package to fit your family’s needs.
You have the option to take one of our Independent Tours or with the help of a guide on our Escorted Tours. Before booking, learn which option is right for you.
As the second smallest province in all of Canada, Nova Scotia is a quaint, charming locale that has much to offer, especially for those that love the water.
Rocky Mountaineer’s First Passage to the West route is touted for its unique ability to connect East and West Canada over 3,200 kilometers of track.
Steeped in history and surrounded by nature, Quebec City is a favorite destination of those traveling to Canada.