One of the best times to visit Europe is during the autumn months. From festivals to fjords, islands to Italy, Europe is both tranquil and tantalising at this time of year.
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…
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.
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?…
What’s the Grand Train Tour of Switzerland, you ask? It’s the new top item on your travel bucket list.
If you only ever take one train in your life, this might have to be it.
Jungfraujoch: One of the most epic train rides ever, even for a UNESCO World Heritage site.
The Swiss Travel Pass covers travel on trains, buses, boats, & 500 museums. Guest author Renee Sklarew shows us why it’s the perfect pass for a family vacation!
Spa overlooking the mountains? Fondue in a cozy chalet? Tobogganing, BBQs, & more? Mount Rigi isn’t called “Queen of the Mountains” for nothing.
Glacier3000: Skiing, dogsledding, an Alpine Coaster, the Peak Walk…. this is a pretty epic place, even for Switzerland.
The Gotthard Panorama Express is a scenic boat and train ride from Lucerne to Bellinzona. Learn how to book this route and travel with Rail Europe.
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.
Explore our guide of some of the best things to do in Basel, Switzerland. Also discover how to travel by train from Paris to Basel on the high-speed TGV Est train.
Rail Europe staff head out to explore the scenic Swiss Travel System in 72 hours in our latest TalesOnRail installment. Glacier Express, GoldenPass, & more!