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…
If you enjoy your dessert or sweet treats, then this is one journey around Europe you’ll want to embark on! We’ve done the homework so just hop on!
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?…
Whether you’re plotting your first trip to Europe, or you’re a seasoned traveler looking for something different, you share the same purpose—you want to make the trip your own, and you want it to be memorable. Wondering where to begin? Follow this itinerary to discover 15 Olympic cities in nine European countries. A Eurail Global Pass…
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.
Learn more about Zentralbahn’s Lucerne-Interlaken Express train. Get the inside scoop about this scenic line from Renato Fasciati, CEO of Zentralbahn AG.
Learn more about the Glacier Express & Gornergrat Bahn, two of Switzerland’s great scenic trains. Get the inside scoop about this scenic line from Fernando Lehner, CEO of the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn & Gornergrat Bahn.
Learn more about the Bernina Express, one of many Swiss Scenic trains. Get the inside scoop about this scenic line from Hans Amacker, Director of RhB.
Michele gives her final thoughts about traveling through Switzerland & Italy by train. Sharing her favorite trip moments & some great travel advice for future European travelers.
Today was full of excitement as we traveled from Chur to Tirano on the Bernina Express. The tunnels, the bridges, the heights and of course – the amazing scenery.
Today we set out for Chur on the Glacier Express, a panoramic masterpiece. We enjoyed stunning views & amazing food on-board. Arrived in Chur and were treated to a wonderful city tour.
Today we traveled in scenic style on the GoldenPass line from Lucerne to our final stop in Montreux with incredible sights and food along the way. What an experience!
My first day in Switzerland was pretty amazing. Ascending to the top of Mount Pilatus was the highlight, along with a city tour of Lucerne and some delicious Swiss cuisine.
Rail Europe’s own, Michele, will be participating in a Rail Europe Familiarization trip. Get to know Michele & travel along with her as she posts about her adventures in Europe.