Spa overlooking the mountains? Fondue in a cozy chalet? Tobogganing, BBQs, & more? Mount Rigi isn’t called “Queen of the Mountains” for nothing.
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Glacier3000 has something for everyone — even for those of us who are scared of heights! It’s most popular for skiing, but there are a variety of activities for all ages and fitness levels. Here’s a quick glance at everything you can do! How to Get to Glacier3000 We started off in Gstaad, which is … Continued
Take a ride with us from Montreux to Broc as we taste test Gruyeres cheese and Cailler Chocolate — it’s the famous Chocolate Train route!
Day 5 of #TalesOnRail! We head up to the top of Mt Pilatus and then have the most scenic ride ever on the GoldenPass Line.
#TalesOnRail Artists in Residence Day 4: Switzerland! We travel by train, bus, boat, cogwheel, and cable car — all with a Swiss Travel Pass.
Day 3 of our #TalesOnRail Artist in Residence trip: we travel by train from Paris to Avignon!
And so the trip begins! In Episode 1, Sophie and Jack arrive bright and early on a Saturday morning, and we whisk them off almost immediately for a full day of Paris sightseeing. We take a literary tour through Saint-German-des-Pres and the surrounding areas, we enjoy an early evening apero at a sidewalk cafe, we … Continued
Introducing the two writers who joined the first Rail Europe #TalesOnRail Artist in Residence Program: Sophie Hardcastle and Jack Callahan.
Follow along every Monday for our new series: #TalesOnRail Artist-in-Residence Program, where we take 2 writers through France & Switzerland for a week of inspiration, trains, and SO MUCH cheese.
OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE ONE’S CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Eligibility: Rail Europe’s Thalys + Hockey Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is only open to permanent legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) who are currently physically located and residing therein, who are eighteen … Continued
Our latest Train of Thought: Our Facebook fans debate France versus Italy in our France-Italy TGV discussion. Plus one fan wins tickets!
Visit the fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle: the one that inspired the castle from Sleeping Beauty!
Come for the monster, stay for the views: how to reach Loch Ness by train with Rail Europe.
Only 20 minutes from Paris, the Palace of Versailles is France’s grandest & most famous chateau. We’ve got travel tips from Paris to Versailles plus a few fun facts about the chateau!
As if going to Switzerland wasn’t already bonus enough! Read on for our recommendations of the top five free things you can do with your Swiss Travel Pass.