For the sophisticated traveller, the manner in which you travel plays a fundamental role in the enjoyment of your experience. The In Style Tours of PTG are inspired by those with a penchant for the finer things in life, admirers of the refined and revellers in the fashionable. Tailored with the trendy in mind, these atmospheric journeys encompass unique and beautiful destinations, promising the utmost in comfort and luxury on the way.

From the elegant interiors of the cabins on our vintage steam trains or cruise boats to the sophisticated suites at many of the hotel stops, you can expect the very best in high-end accommodation. Dining on and off the tracks is an upmarket affair with award-winning restaurants included on the itinerary, and well-known chefs preparing three-course meals on board the trains. Excursions, motivated by travellers with taste, centre on visits to art galleries and museums, attendance at opera concerts and music performances, and boutique shopping trips, followed by a glass or two of Champagne to conclude the day.

Traverse along the enchanting coastline of Spain with the dedicated assistance of a first class crew on “El Transcantabrico Clasico – Luxury Rail Cruise’”, or venture to the north of Scotland on a genuine Jacobean steam train, passing through the picturesque highlands on “A Taste of Scotland in Style”. And on “The Steam Railways of Snowdonia – in Style”, you can experience a Welsh narrow gauge-railway tour, passing by the spectacular Snowdon Mountain range.

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The last word in escorted rail holiday luxury

(Please note that itinerary and destination availability varies through the year and each year, therefore the tour mentioned may not currently be available at the time of reading. We mention them to describe the types of experiences you could typically expect with this style of tour.)

Opulent hotels, stylish vintage trains, chic destinations – discover the most luxurious way to explore the globe.

You can expect comfort, elegance and sophistication whenever you travel with PTG on an escorted luxury train holiday, but our In Style tours take things one step further. From high-end restaurant dining and boutique shopping trips to luxury cruises and classy hotels, prepare to be well and truly spoilt.

Imagine sipping a glass of champagne as you watch the scenery roll by from the comfort of a vintage railway carriage. Or experiencing a spa treatment while dreaming about the next day’s adventures. We’ll make sure you’re pampered to the max – all while enjoying the culture and scenic highlights of some of the world’s most evocative destinations.

Exclusive experiences

Escape the tourist trail to enjoy behind-the-scenes experiences at both famous attractions and locally lauded idylls. Many of our escorted rail In Style tours incorporate unique private journeys or exclusive tours, from ranger-led walks and guided tours of well-known gardens to private gourmet meals with after-dinner speakers. The VIP treatment extends to travel arrangements too, with private luxury charters featuring on many of our In Style tours. You might find yourself cruising down the Douro river on a royal barge once used by the queen or chartering a steam engine on the famous Talyllyn Railway – each exclusive itinerary is designed with the ‘wow’ factor in mind.

Opulent accommodation

When you’ve spent the day enjoying a wine-tasting experience, strolling through sublime scenery or indulging in a spot of cultural sightseeing, a luxurious base to return to is a must. That’s why our itineraries feature a selection of high-end hotels, many with gourmet restaurants, swimming pools or private estates to explore at your leisure. Relax with a spa treatment, socialise in style over after-dinner cocktails, kick back in a luxurious suite and stock up on scrumptious breakfast before heading out on your next adventure. While each of our In Style tours is packed with things to see and do, you’re sure to return home feeling pampered, rested and relaxed.

Haute cuisine

Treat your taste buds to a gourmet experience as you dine in lauded restaurants, sample regional specialities and enjoy world-class wine tasting. Witness a ‘vintage port ceremony’, enjoy a private dining experience in a well-known restaurant or take a food-based rail tour of Spain’s northern coast – our itineraries showcase the most exclusive gastronomic experiences. You can expect the surroundings to be as ritzy as the meal, ranging from white-cloth-and-crystal dining cars to wine-producing ‘quintas’ and historic estates. Care for a little post-prandial entertainment? Whether it’s port, piano music or an after-dinner speaker, your evening meal is likely to be only the beginning…

Luxury train travel

Spacious carriages, epic vistas, vintage locomotives conjuring up the glamour of a bygone era – train is surely the most stylish way to travel. Only the world’s most exclusive and intriguing rail journeys have made it onto our In Style itineraries. Channel colonial glamour as you wind through South Africa on a train dubbed the most luxurious in the world. Ride through Andalusia on a ‘palace on wheels’ once used by the British royal family. Or tuck into champagne and croissants as you relax on a luxury observation coach and watch the spectacular Snowdonian scenery roll by. Forget the stress of travel – on our In Style tours, the journey is just as luxurious as the destination.

High culture, escorted by experts

Sit back and let us guide you around a succession of cultural landmarks. Museums, concerts and historic sites feature strongly on our In Style itineraries. Tour castles and walk medieval walls; explore ancient cathedrals and fortified villages; listen to classical music and watch traditional Spanish dances. For culture vultures whose tastes run to the elegant, the inspirational and the sublime, there are plenty of treats in store.

Unique world destinations by train

Sweep through spectacular landscapes, seek out the secrets of stylish cities and stroll around glorious gardens. While all our In Style tour destinations are very different, they all have beauty and intrigue in common. Will you choose to explore the mountains, mines and caverns of Snowdonia? Perhaps you’ll take a luxury river cruise through Portugal’s vineyard-rich Douro Valley, stopping to discover fortified villages, World Heritage sites and rolling wine estates along the way. Or maybe you’d prefer to revel in the unspoiled scenery of northern Spain as you ride a vintage train between Bilbao and Leon? Wherever you go, you’ll find class, culture and magical experiences waiting for you.