No longer than 60 years ago travelling by train was considered one of the most glamorous ways to get from one place to another. With holidaymakers choosing to take to the tracks and not the skies to travel long distances, so what happened? Yes, we know that travelling by plane cuts the actual journey time in … Continue reading Train or Plane – which one will you let take the strain?
Snow covered mountain tops and crystal-clear alpine lakes, grazing cattle wearing cow bells and delicious chunks of Toblerone – we can only be talking about Switzerland. The landlocked European country is a favourite of ours here at Arena Travel and if you’d like to find out why, continue reading – who knows, it might become one … Continue reading Swiss Delights
When you think of Switzerland, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? The snowy peaks of the Alps, glacial trains, stunning scenery and perhaps mouthwatering chunks of Toblerone! Well, what if we were to tell you that hidden amongst this landlocked country's green hills and crystal clear lakes, you will find an array of … Continue reading The Glorious Gardens of Switzerland
And relax… with the busy festive season now behind us, you’re probably wondering what to do with all your spare time? Usually it’s around about now that we start to consider those pesky New Year’s resolutions, that probably only last until the second week in January… but, what if we could offer you a New … Continue reading Our Top Rail Holiday and River Cruise Destinations for 2019
Feted for its wide skies, glorious coastline, tranquil rivers and crimson-red poppy fields, Norfolk is the perfect place to stop and enjoy the view. With its stunning scenery and slower pace of life, a holiday to Norfolk is sure to leave you feeling refreshed. There are so many reasons to visit this wonderful part of … Continue reading Norfolk – An English Paradise
Forget the two hour wait and arrive in style. At Arena Travel we’re all about efficiency and we want your journey to be just as memorable as the destination, and so, this is why many of our rail holidays – and some of our River Cruises - begin and end with the Eurostar. Boarding the … Continue reading 5 reasons to travel by Eurostar
Our Moroccan top ten! 1. Souks Souks are the Morrocan answer to markets, especially where shoes, food and clothes are concerned. There's plenty to see as you walk the cultural streets - it's time to see shopping from a different perspective! There are lots of souks dotted all over the heart of the … Continue reading Marvel of Marrakech
What are the best things to do and places to see In Italy? 1. Sightseeing As pictured below, there are ample opportunities to see gorgeous landscapes and cultural buildings to heighten your knowledge on this holiday - think architecture, lakes, mountains and coastal views. From the hilltop village of Dolceaqua to the … Continue reading Mamma Mia!
Having recently travelled on what has been one of our most popular tours to date, Yvonne, our Product manager, put together a little something to give all of our lovely readers some insight into our tours. Have a read to find out what she thought of one of our favourite holidays. LITTLE TRAINS … Continue reading A postcard from Norfolk
We are Arena Rail Holidays, proud members of the Arena Travel group, offering a wide selection of quality holidays by rail. Our experienced Tour Managers will guide you as much or as little as you'd like, whilst you enjoy unique itineraries, quality hotels and spectacular destinations. We offer classic tours and resort-based explorers or short … Continue reading Arena Rail Holidays