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Spend Christmas in Canada and celebrate the holiday season in a winter wonderland. Admire the prairies and plains blanketed in freshly fallen snow, waterfalls frozen in midstream along the mountainsides and the snow-capped mountains from the warmth of your train car as you travel to favorite winter destinations throughout Western Canada. Visit Toronto’s Christmas Markets and see Vancouver’s Stanley Park twinkle under holiday lights. Enjoy stays in cozy lodges bedecked with holiday décor. Revel in winter activities like dogsledding, canyon icewalks, skiing and snowshoeing. And connect all of these destinations with a classic overnight train journey aboard VIA Rail’s Canadian.


Christmas Tours

A Scottish Christmas 7 days from $TBC

Spend Christmas with the Scots, ringing in the holiday in Inverness and enjoying Boxing Day at Loch Ness - with plenty of other destinations along the way.

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First Class Glacier Express at Christmas 9 days from $TBC

A festive journey through the winter landscapes of Switzerland, this rail vacation brings the true meaning of winter wonderland to life.

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Italian Christmas & Swiss New Year 11 days from $TBC

Experience a magical holiday adventure in Italy and Switzerland

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Montreal & Quebec Holiday 6 days from $752

Visit two of Canada's most popular cities, Montreal and Quebec City, on this enchanting vacation by rail during the holiday time.

Departs from December 2019 to April 2021.

Rhineland Christmas Markets Cruise 5 days from $TBC

A festive cruise through the Rhine's historic towns.

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Banff & Jasper - Winter Magic 9 days from $2642

Explore the Canadian winter wonderlands of Banff and Jasper through nature hikes and guided tours that provide great views of wilderness and wildlife.

Departs from December 2019 to April 2021.

Bavarian Christmas Markets 5 days from $TBC

Visit three contrasting Christmas Markets on this festive excursion in Germany

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Canadian Snow Train with Jasper 10 days from $2948

Take a cross-country trip to enjoy views of the stunning Canadian landscape—including mountains, lakes, and wildlife—only available by train.

Departs from December 2019 to April 2021.

Christmas in the Rockies 11 days from $3197

Celebrate the holiday season in the Canadian Rockies as you enjoy winter sports, sightseeing, shopping and seasonal festivities.

Departs from December 2020 to December 2020.

Cologne’s Wonderful Markets 4 days from $545

Seven charming Christmas markets, over 2,000 years of history and amazing culture to boot: Cologne, Germany is the focal point of this holiday journey.

Departs from December 2020 to December 2020.

New Orleans Holiday & The Spirit of the Antebellum South 11 days from $3983

Aboard the festive American Duchess riverboat. On this elegant river cruise, you’ll discover the traditions of the Cajun and Creole cultures and experience what remains of the grand Antebellum South.

Departs from March 2020 to March 2020.

Pacific Northwest at Christmas Time 7 days from $2130

Explore the festive scenery of Seattle and Vancouver as you discover the winter wonderland these great cities offer at Christmas time.

Departs from December 2019 to December 2020.

Quebecois Holiday 7 days from $1684

Spend a week experiencing the beauty and excitement of a Canadian winter on this festive tour through Montreal and Quebec City.

Departs from December 2019 to March 2021.

Winter in Western Canada 9 days from $2378

Discover winter in western Canada on this 9-day rail vacation to Vancouver, Jasper and Edmonton.

Departs from December 2019 to April 2021.

Winter in Whistler, Jasper & Banff 10 days from $2315

Embark on a winter escape to three of the Canadian Rockies' spectacular resort towns—Whistler, Jasper and Banff—on this well-planned 10-day vacation.

Departs from December 2019 to April 2021.

The Golden Eagle Danube Express - New Year in Vienna 9 days from $10695

Celebrate New Year in style on board the Golden Eagle Danube Express with a special festive departure across Central Europe

Departs from December 2020 to December 2021.

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