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How to plan a Scandinavia Triangle trip

How to plan a Scandinavia Triangle trip

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 can visit Danish castles, sample Nordic cuisine and revel in the Scandinavian...
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Eurail Extra Day Promotion

Receive an extra travel day on your Eurail One-Country or Regional Pass If you’ve included a trip to Europe for this spring or summer, it may be time to revisit your travel plans. Starting March 1, 2015, you can purchase a Eurail One-Country or Eurail Regional Pass and benefit from the Eurail Extra Day Promotion. With the...
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Midsummer’s Day in Scandinavia

Lighting fires and seeking soulmates  The month of June marks the end of spring and the beginning of summer. From starting up bonfires and performing rituals, to dreaming about their future mate, people in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark celebrate Midsummer’s Day in interesting ways. Read to find out about the crazy traditions of Midsummer’s...
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Mother’s Day around the world

7 rail passes to destinations where mothers are praised When May comes along, we take the opportunity to praise a very important person in our lives, our mothers. Mother’s Day is a tradition that’s celebrated all around the world, with different countries showing their love and appreciation sometimes in very unique ways. We’ll highlight traditions from 7...
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Norway’s Flam Railway

A scenic journey in the heart of the fjords Flam Railway takes you on a journey through Norway’s mountains and fjords in what many believe is among the finest rail experiences. Between the roaring falls and the quiet valleys, the Flam Railway presents many high notes and is a must for any visit to Norway. ...
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Rome during the holidays

Between Christmas, New Year’s Eve and Epiphany, there is a lot going on in Rome during the winter months. The city is arguably the capital of Christianity and, as such, finely ties in the different holidays to their religious roots. Around Christmas, the main type of decorations you’ll encounter is the presepe – the creche or nativity scene. You’ll...
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FAQ: What are the advantages of choosing a rail pass vs train tickets?

One of the most frequent questions people ask when planning train travel in Europe is whether they should consider buying a Eurail Pass (or InterRail Pass for European Residents) or train tickets. Here, we compare the two options and highlight the main features in order to help you decide which one is best for you....
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A tale of two Scandinavian cities

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. Seeing Stockholm...
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Oslo to Stockholm by Train

For the ultimate chance to take in Europe at your own leisurely pace, why not head further north to the relaxed havens of Oslo and Stockholm, connected so conveniently by rail? Use your rail pass or point-to-point ticket to combine the trendy affluence of the Norwegian capital with the 14 highly-cultured islands of the Swedish...
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Sweden: The gateway to Scandinavia by rail

Did you know that you can access many great cities in Scandinavia with a Eurail Sweden Pass (for international visitors) or an InterRail Sweden Pass (for European residents)? A Sweden rail pass provides access to your choice of destinations, including major cities like Stockholm, “home of the Nobel Prize”, Gothenburg, “the city of great cultural...
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