Since Columbus became the first European to see cocoa beans over 400 years ago, the Swiss have been churning out chocolate and delivering deliciousness worldwide.
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A short train ride under the Alps and you’ll find yourself in the sparkling sunshine of Ticino – the Italian-speaking canton of Switzerland.
The Summer Season at Tivoli Gardens, now through September 29, 2010 Located in the heart of Copenhagen, Denmark – the Tivoli Gardens
Great Family and hiking travel destination in the Swiss National Park with interactive trails and easy tour with little marmots and Alp Grimmels. And as always, you can get here from various points throughout Switzerland with its easy-to-navigate rail system.
Lucerne – the gateway to central Switzerland – sits on its eponymous lake surrounded by mountainous majesty. Making this city a perfect jumping off point to seeing the country’s major attractions.
Portugal has a shining coast and it is easy to get to by train from capital Lisbon, which has gorgeous beaches, golf courses and architecture adorned by azulejos – decorative, ceramic tile – are a feast for the eyes.
Suggestions on Paris shopping at French Trotters, a chic, fashionable store in the heart of Paris.
Jean experiences the different cuisines of the French regions using the France Rail Pass.
Historic Triangle of The Netherlands 30 minutes away from Amsterdam is a charming and historic part of the Netherlands
Before you make that reservation at a très chic, crowded restaurant for Valentine’s Day, or try to figure out how to sum up your feelings in 200 characters or less for a card attached to overpriced roses, why not consider looking into a trip to Paris? The memories will last much longer than that fancy box of chocolates!
Be mystified by magic and illusions at this year’s Hocus Pocus Festival, taking place in Granada, Spain. Master magicians will dazzle and amaze you with their talents!
Visit the D-Day landing beaches this Veterans Day. See where Operation Overlord began. Compare the beauty this region holds today with the state it was in back in 1944, you’ll be overwhelmed with emotion. Use a France Rail Pass to see it all!
The ultimate Halloween treat is an amazing trip to Romania. The region of Transylvania, home to Count Dracula, draws much attention this time of year. Come visit Bran Castle and view the gorgeous landscape that surrounds.
Rail Europe’s 20/20 Fall of the Berlin Wall Celebration. 20% off the German Rail Pass to celebrate 20 years of freedom and spirit of traveling freely.
Travel in Budapest to experience rich cuisine, art and culture. Embrace your surroundings of this amazing city on the Danube.