Best European destinations to visit in 2020

Not only does the arrival of 2020 mean a new year, it also carries with it the excitement of a brand new decade. There’s no better time to start making rail resolutions and wanderlust wishes. Here are some of the best European destinations to visit in 2020 by train to get your year off to a great, green start.

12 months of European treats

Europe may be changing but there are many traditions that will always stay the same. Each month brings a new festival, tradition or celebration. You can reach all of these destinations with a Eurail Global Pass or with a One Country or Regional pass. 

Exploring the Swiss Alps by train

Switzerland is at the heart of the Alps, the most extensive and impressive mountain range in Europe spanning across seven countries. There is, therefore, no shortage of peaks to visit…

France-Spain High Speed trains: Discover the best of both worlds

Travel between France and Spain this winter and enjoy crowd-free cities filled with holiday cheer. We have prepared for you some travel ideas, that include not only the well-known locations, but also some hidden gems. Book your France-Spain tickets in advance to travel at low fares.

Food Destinations in Italy

The birth country of pizzas, gelatos and tiramisus, every mealtime in Italy guarantees a mouth-watering experience. Just for starters, here are some of our favourite foodie tips when visiting Italy’s most stunning cities.

Autumn Hikes from European Cities

Autumn is a great time of year to enjoy the great outdoors. So if you enjoy hiking and the convenience of starting your trek in or near a popular European city centre, check out these four stunning day trails in or near Edinburgh, Paris, Lucerne and Baden-Baden.

Chasing the Best Views in Switzerland

It might sound a lot and perhaps even far-fetched, but travelling a distance of 1,200km, across four language regions, through more than 90 tunnels and over about 295 bridges, while passing a series of majestic mountains and verdant valleys with zero rush is actually quite do-able in just a few days! Where is this possible?…

Tracking around the UK and Beyond by Rail

Whether you are planning a visit to one, two, three or all four countries, the best way to explore the UK and take in all it has to offer is by rail. Simply check out the range of BritRail Passes that best suit your travel needs. Here’s what you need to know and consider before your next trip over.

Passion for Fashion

Well if you have a passion for fashion, then Europe is one big shopping haven you will keep coming back to over and over again!

Europe’s Flower Power

If you like flowers, then check out these flower fields in The Netherlands, UK, France and Italy during the spring and summer months.

UK’s Top Five

Travelling the UK by train is one of the most relaxing and scenic ways to discover the real landscape of Britain. Here are our top five recommendations.

When Travel is Better in Pairs

Travel is just better in pairs. And that principle can also be applied to twin city breaks. Here are five of our favourite twin city excursions.

Perfect Pair Cities Between France and Spain

France and Spain always greet travelers with beautiful landscapes, exciting discoveries, and singular gastronomic experiences. Thanks to high-speed service connecting 21 French and Spanish cities, the train offers hands down the most efficient, convenient, and comfortable way of getting from place to place — not to mention scenery beyond compare along the way. And good news: you…