Category: Train routes

Munich to Verona by Train

02-04-2015

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The skies were warm and clear and I had just celebrated the last weekend of Oktoberfest by drinking a liter-sized stein of radler (lager and lemon soda) while singing Bavarian song...

Budapest to Bucharest by Train

14-03-2015

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As you travel east on the train through Europe, crossing over the geographical and political line once notoriously known as the Iron Curtain, are you thinking of stopping at Prague...

Switzerland’s Most Exhilarating Scenic Trains

07-03-2015

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In a country known for its clocks, it’s not surprising that Swiss trains famously run on time. But efficiency alone does not make an epic adventure. It’s for the sheer drama and be...

Best Scenic Routes in Southeast Europe

13-02-2015

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Southeast Europe might not be the first place that comes to mind if you’re searching for the best scenic routes in Europe. But the region’s picturesque journeys might j...

Hit the Slopes by Train: Skiing With Eurail

10-02-2015

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The Netherlands wins the dubious distinction of being one of the worst places in Europe for Alpine skiing. More than a quarter of its land is below sea level, and its highest point...

Austria’s most enchanting train rides

26-12-2014

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Located just east of Switzerland, Austria is home to some of the most beautiful train rides in Europe. Offering panoramic views of the soaring Alps, glimmering mountain lakes, roll...

Rome to Venice by train

11-12-2014

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Let’s face it, Rome and Venice are two of the sexiest cities in Europe. There’s the grand Colosseum and modern city life on the one hand and staggeringly beautiful gondolas and can...

London to Paris by Eurostar Train

04-12-2014

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Great Britain may not be included in the Eurail pass, but it’s a popular starting point for your European rail trip. After a few days exploring London, what’s the best way to...