Only 20 minutes from Paris, the Palace of Versailles is the grandest & most famous chateau in France. Learn travel tips & fun facts about this popular tourist destination in France.
Mont Saint Michel is a mysterious & fascinating island. Get insider tips on how to reach this sought after destination from Paris by train & bus.
A look at the differences and similarities of Normandy, the French Riviera & Paris with suggestions on which cities in these regions to visit by TGV train.
Come along as Rail Europe’s Samina travels to London and Paris by train on the Eurostar and shares some of the exciting research for the royal themed events in London.
A travel guide to the D-Day beaches, which includes information on how to travel there with single rail ticket or a France Rail Pass.
Read a traveler experience of visiting the museums along the Cote d’Azur. To visit the museums of the French Riviera, we recommend making Nice your base, which is easily reached by the TGV train.
Our guest blogger Ben Ratliff shares some tips about visiting famed impressionist painter Claude Monet’s house in Giverny, only a 45-minute train ride from Paris.
For years, Ben had hoped to travel back to Europe like he did after high school. He contacted Rail Europe, and we set him up with rail passes to reconnect him with his passion of traveling by train.
Check out our top ten list of things to discover on your summer trip to Paris whether it is your first or fifth (or more!).
Just 2.5 hours away from Paris, Rennes, the capital of the Bretagne region, is both savory and sweet. Come taste a different side of France that’s filled with tradition.
Blog post comparing French and Italian cuisines. Italian food is more focused on the ingredients rather than the technique, and tastes lighter thanks to prodigious use of olive oil. French cuisine relies heavily on butter (hence, those divine cream sauces.)
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.
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!
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!