European Rail Travel Articles

When to go on your European Rail adventure

We outline what the year looks like in Europe and let you know where you should be and when.


London to the Alps on the overnight Eurostar

Whether you're a snowboarder or a skier you'll appreciate this more civilised way to get to the Alps.


London to Romania by train

Beautiful, peaceful and, on the whole friendly, it is well worth making the time to see before modernity inevitably hits.


London to Istanbul by train

One of the longer train journeys across Europe, London to Istanbul is still very much doable and takes in some of the continent’s most interesting cities and trains.


London to Berlin by overnight train

London to Berlin by train is a well-traveled route, guaranteed to throw up a mix of backpackers, commuters, German businessmen and those on their way to Eastern Europe and beyond.


The benefits of travelling by train

If you are wondering whether or not travelling by train is a better alternative to air and car travel read on.


The Algarve

As a former kingdom in its own right, the Algarve has a rich past and promising future.


Bavaria

Nestling in the southern depths of Germany at the foot of the Alps, Bavaria is easily the largest of Germany's states and its most popular holiday destination.


The Best German Christmas Markets (Weihnachtsmarkt)

Most of the major German Christmas Markets are special, but some are very special, welcome to our guide to the best Christmas Markets


The latest

It's Oktoberfest time!!
It's Oktoberfest time!!

From 21 September to 6 October 2019 head to Germany for the world's largest beer festival

RegioJet adds new direct services to Budapest
RegioJet adds new direct services to Budapest

From summer 2020, RegioJet trains will operate via Vienna direct to Budapest

Bulgaria invests in its sleeper services
Bulgaria invests in its sleeper services

The sleeper carriages operating from Sofia to Varna and Burgas get a revamp!

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