Best of 2015: Our most breathtaking travel photos

2016 has just started, but it doesn’t mean we can’t find inspiration from last year’s adventures. Thousands of people took to the rails last year and saw the best of Europe. We’re excited to present our pick of 14 breathtaking travel photos from 2015, based on our most popular Instagram posts.

Where will you go this year?

Our top 14 breathtaking travel photos

14. Venice, Italy

Breathtaking travel photos in Europe | Venice, Italy

Venice railway station Santa Lucia is located on the edge of Venice’s center. In less than one minute you can reach the Grand Canal and its boat taxis.

13. Dolomites, Italy

Breathtaking travel photos in Europe | Dolomites, Italy

Take the regional train to Trento, approximately one hour from Verona (Verona Porta Nuova station). Travel there from Bolzano in 47 minutes.

12. Barcelona, Spain

Breathtaking travel photos in Europe | Barcelona, Spain

The Funicular railway takes you to the top of the Tibidabo in Barcelona.

11. Heidelberg, Germany

Breathtaking travel photos in Europe | Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg is perfectly integrated within the German train network. Nearby cities such as Stuttgart, Frankfurt, and Mannheim can be reached within a few hours.

10. Paris, France

Breathtaking travel photos in Europe | Paris, France

Take the Cité (metro 4) or RER B or C to Saint Michel-Notre Dame. Taking a boat trip is also recommended for the best views!

9. Salzburg, Austria

Breathtaking travel photos in Europe | Salzburg, Austria

Hohensalzburg Castle can be reached with a 20-minute walk from Salzburg’s main train station.

8. Prague, Czech Republic

Breathtaking travel photos in Europe | Prague, Czech Republic

From Praha Masarykovo nádraží station you can easily get to the outer edge of Prague’s historic old town by walking.

7. Burano (Venice), Italy

Breathtaking travel photos in Europe | Burano (Venice), Italy

The number 12 vaporetto (water bus) line runs from Venice to Burano.

6. Cobh, Ireland

Breathtaking travel photos in Europe | Cobh, Ireland

The centre of Cork is a 15-minute walk from the main train station. Explore Cork by joining The Titanic Trail or a ride by the Cobh Road Train.

5. Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Breathtaking travel photos in Europe | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

A few steps outside Amsterdam Central Station on the city side will bring you close to the heart of Amsterdam’s city center with its canals.

4. Bergen, Norway

Breathtaking travel photos in Europe | Bergen, Norway

From Bergen station (Bergen Stasjon), the lower station of the Funicular Cable Car is a 10-minute walk.

3. Luxembourg

Breathtaking travel photos in Europe | Luxembourg

The Grund area is a 15-minute walk from Luxembourg’s main train station.

2. Krakow, Poland

Breathtaking travel photos in Europe | Krakow, Poland

There are daily direct trains to and from Berlin, Bratislava, Budapest, Prague, and Vienna.

1. Neuschwanstein (Füssen), Germany

Our most popular Instagram photo of 2015 was this fairytale view of Neuschwanstein, Germany.  Read our article about how to visit the castle that inspired Walt Disney.

Breathtaking travel photos in Europe | Neuschwanstein (Fussen), Germany

Take the train from München Hauptbahnhof to Füssen. Buses can carry you from Füssen station towards the castle.

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