Eurail Stories, by You: July

Boy oh boy, are we excited to share these photos with you! Eurailers took in a lot of sights in July, from the picturesque views in Santorini to traveler favorites Amsterdam, Barcelona, and Budapest. Can you spot the marriage proposal?

Our favorite Eurail stories

Streets of Toledo, Spain

“It is very easy to get lost in the narrow streets of Toledo, but who would care about getting lost in a city like this?” Location: Toledo, Spain. Instagram: @estevesmartinss

Beautiful sunset view over Eze village in France

“Take the train in the morning in Nice, stop to have breakfast in the lovely Villefranche-sur-Mer, spend the afternoon in the stunning and luxurious Monaco and then go up the hills to the charming village of Eze to enjoy a unforgettable sunset. Surely one of the most beautiful trips I have ever done.” Location: Eze, France. Instagram: @estevesmartinss

Inside a night train with the sunrise shining through the window

“My good friend Sam and I went on a short rail trip from Paris to Lisbon to go to a music festival. Here we are waking to a gorgeous sunrise, on the night train from Paris to the small seaside town of Cerbère on the border with Spain.” Location: Cerbère, France. Instagram: @migsousa2

Row of Dutch houses and boats by a canal in Amsterdam

“Canals.” Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands. Instagram: @_laurahiggins_

Person standing atop Pulpit Rock, high above other hills and water in Norway

“We hiked up to Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock) when most of the tourists were hiking down and were able to catch the sunset before pitching our tent to camp for the night. Such amazing views over the Lysefjord.” Location: Preikestolen, Norway. Instagram: @briannebruijns

Chips on a stick snack with Prague's Old Town in the background

“Chips on a stick.” Location: Old Town Prague, Czech Republic. Instagram: @anniecollyer

View of the ruins of Hrad Devín, Bratislava

“Inside the ruins of Hrad Devín. Part of our 77 day Eurail trip through 12 countries and 20 cities!” Location: Hrad Devín, Bratislava, Slovakia. Instagram: @Eswart43

Mountain and water view at Lake Garda, Italy

“Lakeside at Malcesine.” Location: Malcesine, Lake Garda, Italy. Instagram: @campbell51045

Polaroid of couple with the Budapest parliament building in the background

“A polaroid moment for every location, Budapest has to be one of the prettiest!” Location: Parliament, Budapest, Hungary. Instagram: @anniecollyer

Houses and mountain view with long thin clouds hanging low between hills

“Hallstatt, Austria – highlight of my rail trip so far. Absolutely beautiful!” Instagram: @dom_nikka

Man on bike looking up towards the Sagrada Familia cathedral on a sunny day

“Off the train and on the bikes to explore the wonderful city of Barcelona! This is a shot I took of my friend and travel companion Sam in front of the impressive Sagrada Familia cathedral.” Location: Barcelona, Spain. Instagram: @migsousa2

Classic Cinque Terre view of houses built upon rocks above water

“Enjoying the sights of Manarola, was such a dream.” Location: Manarola, Cinque Terre, Italy. Instagram: naomile0nard

Girl watching the sunset in Florence

“Watching the sunset over Florence.” Location: Florence, Italy. Instagram: @aimeet9537

View over water and classic white houses in Santorini Greece

“Paradise in Santorini. After a rail trip in Italy and Greece, this was the perfect location for a perfect end.” Location: Santorini , Greece. Instagram: @myrtille_aroundtheworld

Canal view from a bridge in Amsterdam

“One of the canals of this exceptional city.” Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands. Instagram: @manuasub

Man sitting on rocks admiring the view of mountains in Meteora, Greece

“Watching the sunset behind the monasteries of Meteora was incredible. Definitely something to experience of your rail journey!” Location: Meteora, Greece. Instagram: @feelmyjulian

Street view in Porto with old stone buildings and hanging shop sign

“Street in the middle of old houses and typical restaurants, in the city of Porto.” Location: Porto, Portugal. Instagram: @alex_jrcorreia

A man proposing to his girlfriend with Lake Bled and the island in the background

“We went to this viewpoint to see the whole lake, and then, all of a sudden, we saw a proposal just in front of us! It was just perfect, the woman said yes and started crying! It was so sweet! I just wish I had told them that I photographed the whole thing, so I could send them my pictures, but I didn’t dare to say anything.. That’s why I really hope they see this!” Location: Lake Bled, Slovenia. Instagram: @jlwklnd

Sunset view of Frankfurt skyline

“Beautiful colors of Frankfurt sunset.” Location: Frankfurt, Germany. Photo by Ivan Andrejic

Fun perspective photo with female balancing on her passport with the rocky beach of Split in the background

“I wanted to symbolize the end of an incredible trip. For this reason, in this photo I am in the last part of the passport, nearly to fall down, to finish this amazing adventure.” Location: Split, Croatia. Instagram: @silviacosin

Would you like to be featured in our next Eurail Stories article? Then just share your travel pics on the Eurail Upload tool. We’re looking forward to your holiday snaps.


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