7 Reasons to Choose Rail Over Air or Car Travel

 

1. From city centre to city centre

Unlike air travel, you get off the train and out of the station and you are directly downtown. No need for an hour long taxi ride. If you’re lucky, you can sometimes even walk to your hotel!

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May 26th
Posted by sara vanhandenhove in Tips

The Ultimate Belgium Guide

In our last blog post (Make the Best of Your Eurail Benelux Pass) we told you which cities to visit in Benelux. Now let’s go into more detail and we are starting off with Belgium!

Where to stay? GHENT

 

 

When travelling to Belgium,… more>

May 3rd
Posted by sara vanhandenhove in Europe,Tips

How to plan a Scandinavia Triangle trip

Copenhagen, Denmark

Whether you’re planning a warm-weather trip or a winter visit, a smart way to experience the diversity of Scandinavia is to take the train around the Golden Triangle—Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm. No matter which city centre you start from, along the way you… more>

Nov 11th
Posted by Angela in Europe,Scandinavia

Five Unique Train Trips in Europe

Veranzza, Cinque Terre, Italy

For seasoned backpackers and luxury travelers alike, there’s a thrill in taking the train beyond the main travel corridors of Europe. If you’re planning to see the Continent by riding the rails to some new places, you may want to check… more>

Oct 3rd
Posted by Angela in Europe,Italy,Scandinavia,United Kingdom

Brighton & Hove: Seaside Retro

By: Dacia Popescu

Seaside Retro is the description that comes to mind when I think of Brighton, now Brighton and Hove; a coastal town in southern England, and only about 1 hour by train from London. Its close proximity to the city makes Brighton an enjoyable… more>

Jul 15th
Posted by Angela in Contributors,United Kingdom

Sand, Surf and Steam Trains in Newquay, Cornwall

By Helen Earley

About 5 hours by rail from London, the harbour town of Newquay (pronounced New-Key), is a British budget holiday paradise. During the months of July and August, Newquay’s population explodes with tourists from all over England who flock to the stunning beaches along… more>

Oct 19th
Posted by Angela in United Kingdom

Travel from Malmö to Stockholm, Berlin or Åre

Malmö to Stockholm on Snälltåget

If you’re traveling around Sweden, we’ve got you covered with the complete range of train tickets and rail passes to choose from. And now we’ve added Snälltåget to the list, offering daily service between Malmö and Stockholm, Sweden… more>

Jun 11th
Posted by Angela in Europe,Germany,Scandinavia

Ronda the city of dreams

By Clive Muir

Ronda is one of Spain’s most visited cities. It is a small city famous for the impressive Puente Nuevo (new bridge) that spans the gorge that separates the old town from the new town. The Real Maestranza bullring is one of the oldest… more>

Jul 8th
Posted by Ruben in Contributors,Spain

Scotland’s Whisky Month

Raising a toast for Scotland’s national drink

This month is Whisky Month in Scotland and the country’s national drink becomes the highlight of festivals, events and tours that feature behind-the-scenes secrets of whisky creations.

As you travel across the region of Speyside, you’ll discover the Whisky… more>

May 2nd
Posted by Ruben in United Kingdom

New passholder fares on Thello night train

Thello sends a warm welcome to Eurail and InterRail passholders.

Owners of Eurail and InterRail Passes valid in either France or Italy now receive a discount of up to 25% when traveling on Thello night trains.

Thello services allows you to travel overnight in comfort between… more>

Apr 16th
Posted by Ruben in Europe,Italy
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