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Leaving Milan to explore nearby destinations
Milan is Italy’s second largest city. Milan is known for its art, fashion sense and the accomplishments of its sports teams. It’s the city where you can enjoy Da Vinci’s Last Supper and other great paintings or spend hours in shopping malls and designer stores. Some destinations just outside Milan are also worth the detour, since they can be quickly reached by train and you’ll be sure to make it back to Milan before bedtime!
Day trip destinations outside of Barcelona
The city of Barcelona is famous for the unique architecture at the heart of Barcelona. Dating back to roman and medieval days, the town squares, mansions and churches of the Gothic Quarter coexist in high contrast with the the playful Casa Batllo and more modern constructions such as the Torre Agbar. The city also has a number of sandy beaches only a short distance away from the city centre and arguably some of the best seafood the Mediterranean area has to offer. Discover more parts of Spain’s northern region by taking short day trips out More >
The *smartest* way to plan a rail trip
There’s some great news for travelers heading to Europe! Eurail recently unveiled its Rail Planner app, a smartphone application for Eurail and InterRail passholders with tons of helpful features including the ability to use the app without an internet connection. The Rail Planner app is the travel companion you will want to bring along with you to stay ahead of train schedules and remain informed about the trains and the cities you want to visit. You could say that this app is the *smartest* way to plan a rail trip while in Europe.
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Enjoy even greater value on passes purchased between March 15th and April 15th
Traveling with a BritRail Pass is a truly flexible way to get around the UK on its national rail network, allowing you to hop on and off and take as many train trips as you like on each travel day. With so much freedom, what better way is there to explore England, Scotland and Wales far and wide?! Especially as BritRail Passes purchased between March 15th and April 15th, 2013 offer up even greater value, thanks to an extra travel day added to your pass for free!
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Full-time travellers and podcasters Craig and Linda Martin had the chance to travel with a Eurail Global Pass from ACPRail.com. Here’s a continuation of what they got up to on the third installment of “IndieRail” an independent train adventure through Europe…where they finished up their trip just a little past the Alhambra, Spain.
By Craig Martin
As we caught the bus south to Barcelona, we knew things were More >
Full-time travellers and podcasters Craig and Linda Martin had the chance to travel with a Eurail Global Pass from ACPRail.com. Here’s what they got up to on the second half of “IndieRail” an independent train adventure through Europe… Into Italy and Spain, while passing through San Marino, Andorra, Monaco, Nice… finishing up just a little past the Alhambra.
By Craig Martin
Although Italy’s trains aren’t necessarily the most speedy or reliable, rail’s a great way to get around this skinny nation. Distances can be long, making More >
Full-time travellers and podcasters Craig and Linda Martin had the chance to travel with a Eurail Global Pass from ACPRail.com. Here’s what they got up to on the first half of “IndieRail” — an independent train adventure through Europe.
By Craig Martin
Linda and I had been planning for months. Trains, timetables, cities, sights, budgets… Summer in the Spanish city of A Coruña was certainly busy, but now the time had come. Our Eurail Passes from ACPRail.com had arrived, and we were ready to roll on a three-month adventure: Europe by train.
We started our trip in amazing north Portugal, and travelled south by bus More >
Sweden’s best from Stockholm to Goteborg
Sweden is as beautiful as it is peaceful, the country attracts a lot of visitors enjoying outdoor activities and its Nordic winters. Stockholm and Göteborg are among its most popular destinations and allows for a world of discoveries. Both cities are linked by a single rail line.
Built on 14 islands, connected by 57 bridges, the city distinguishes itself with lovely green spaces and a ubiquitous proximity to the water. Most of Stockholm’s attractions can be reached on foot, allowing you to experience the natural scenery such as the Royal National City Park, holding the More >
Get extra days of travel with a consecutive Eurail Global Pass
Starting February 1st 2013, your consecutive Eurail Global Pass will give you more days to roam free on the trains of Europe with the Eurail Early Bird Promotion.
Receive extra days of travel with the purchase of any consecutive Eurail Global Pass in First or Standard class. The consecutive Eurail Global Pass is valid for either 15-day, 21-day or 1-month. The more days you purchase, the more extra days you receive:
- 15 days + 2 free days
- 21 days + 3 free days
- 1 month + 5 free days
This means, for example, that a 15-day Consecutive Eurail More >
Discover the latest addition to Eurail passes
If you are looking for a memorable travel destination in 2013, Turkey is a sure bet. Turkey fascinates thanks to its storied origins, a wonderful mix from various empires throughout history. Its food is now a staple among gourmets around the world and its main cities are connected by a rail network that keeps on improving its services.