Freiburg, meaning free town, is a charming, traditional medieval town. It is also gateway to the Black Forest National Park, and so for cultural and natural heritage, there is no shortage of things to do in Freiburg.
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.
All the cullinary highlights from the 2017 #TalesOnRail Artist in Residence trip in Germany.
Our guest authors from ETramping join us on the Rail Europe blog to tell us all about the best wine festivals in Germany by train!
Visit the fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle: the one that inspired the castle from Sleeping Beauty!
With the euro being down in value compared to the dollar, now is the time to travel to Europe. Check out some popular rail passes that are down in price over 2014, making it even cheaper to travel to Europe this year.
Oktoberfest is the highlight of Germany’s cultural calendar and easily reached by train. Get fun facts about Oktoberfest and train travel information from Munich to Berlin.
The Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany is the world’s largest model railway with incredible craft and lifelike detail. Learn about this masterpiece and how to travel by rail to Hamburg, a popular tourist destination in the North of Germany.
Read about the reverly, and plan for a visit next year to Oktoberfest. With 14 tasty tents and plenty of tradition, this is the highlight of Deutchland’s cultural calendar.
Debbie Johnsen has always remembered that taking the train is the best way to uncover a new city. Read about her recent travels to Germany, and how the efficient rail system worked to her advantage.
Munich is best known the world over for its incredibly rambunctious Oktoberfest. For 16 days, over six million lager lovers turn the city into a giant keg party.
Rail Europe’s 20/20 Fall of the Berlin Wall Celebration. 20% off the German Rail Pass to celebrate 20 years of freedom and spirit of traveling freely.