House of Travel logo

Inspire Magazine - European travelling in style

Inspire Magazine - European travelling in style

story by: Inspire Magazine

While both the Orient Express and the El Transcantabrico pass through stunning scenery and captivating cities, it has to be admitted that the theatre of luxury train travel is half of the enjoyment. So although there is no longer a requirement to dress formally for dinner, you really are missing out on a wonderful occasion if you don't dress appropriately for the evening meal in a grand dining car. Imagine the starched tablecloths and fine dining with the passing countryside shrouded in moonlight - you can picture it just as Agatha Christie imagined it.

Attention to detail is the hallmark of companies that specialise in luxury travel and the commitment to delivering an unsurpassed holiday is definitely evident with the best operators. River cruise ships include practically every requirement for the discerning traveller covered by the price. All meals, sightseeing excursions, entertainment, beer and wine with lunch and dinner are all taken care of. You just sit back and enjoy the constantly changing vista.

The crews on the luxury barges also go that extra mile to create a memorable experience. The chef, who will often create meals that reflect the region's specialities, will welcome your company on shopping trips to the markets you'll encounter on the way. As the barge will be a regular visitor to these locations, the crew will know the communities you'll be travelling through and be able to quickly immerse you in the local culture, bringing to life the sights and distinctive flavours of the region. Go ahead, give yourself the luxury of arriving in style and you'll always leave informed…

Enquire Now


HOT Privacy Statement

* required fields

Sign up for House of Travel emails: