European Carnivals 2024/2025

Lakes and Mountains

Experience some of the most fantastic sights, whilst soaking up the lively atmosphere of enchanting carnivals and colourful gardens on a relaxing tour by rail.

From the spectacle of the Edinburgh Tattoo, with pipes and drums resonating from the castle's elevated setting, to Italy’s oldest carnival in Verona dating back to 1531; with Great Rail Journeys you can experience an array of different events and luscious gardens all over the world.

Carnival Tours

Venice & Verona Carnival

Venice & Verona Carnival

8 days from £1,795 per person

Enjoy a memorable rail break to the Floating City of Venice, where the dynamic atmosphere of carnival time is infectious. Experience the vibrant, theatrical ensembles first hand and enjoy excursions to some of Italy's famed attractions.

Nice Carnival & the French Rivieral

Nice Carnival & the French Riviera

6 days from £899 per person

Discover the decorated floats, fancy dress, musicians and dancers of Nice Carnival. Enjoy a fantastic view of this lively procession during a break to the glamorous French Riviera.


Carnival Tours