Today Teresa explored Manchester with a city tour, then hopped on the train to Liverpool. A city tour of Liverpool was followed by the Beatles Story Tour & visit to Albert Dock.
Today we departed Birmingham for Warwick Castle & Oxford. After a few train cancellations & delays we were able to continue with our scheduled plans. Amazing sights & cities seen today, we finished the day off in Manchester.
We arrived safely at London’s Heathrow Airport. After taking Heathrow Express to Paddington Station, we transferred to Euston Station and boarded a Virgin train for Birmingham. A walking tour and dinner were enjoyed in this innovative city.
Rail Europe’s own, Teresa, is the next staff member participating in a Rail Europe Familiarization trip. Get to know Teresa & travel along with her as she posts about her very first European adventure!
We traveled from Florence to Rome today on Italo, for our last day in Europe. We went on the Ancient Rome Tour, taking us to Coliseum, Trevi Fountain & more.
We traveled by train from Florence to Pisa to see the stunning Leaning Tower & beautiful Duomo. After a great day in Pisa, we took the train back to Florence & enjoyed an amazing dinner.
Today’s highlights included travel on high-speed Le Frecce & Italo trains. We had a great walking tour in Venice and finished up our day up in Florence.
Today was full of excitement as we traveled from Chur to Tirano on the Bernina Express. The tunnels, the bridges, the heights and of course – the amazing scenery.
Today we set out for Chur on the Glacier Express, a panoramic masterpiece. We enjoyed stunning views & amazing food on-board. Arrived in Chur and were treated to a wonderful city tour.
Today we traveled in scenic style on the GoldenPass line from Lucerne to our final stop in Montreux with incredible sights and food along the way. What an experience!
My first day in Switzerland was pretty amazing. Ascending to the top of Mount Pilatus was the highlight, along with a city tour of Lucerne and some delicious Swiss cuisine.
Rail Europe’s own, Michele, will be participating in a Rail Europe Familiarization trip. Get to know Michele & travel along with her as she posts about her adventures in Europe.
Check out our tips for packing to enhance your European train journeys. And once on board the train, sit back, relax, and enjoy the beautiful sceneries that pass you by.
Check out these Chunnel facts to help you realize that while not an official wonder of the world, the Chunnel is a wonder under the world. One best experienced by train!
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