Michele gives her final thoughts about traveling through Switzerland & Italy by train. Sharing her favorite trip moments & some great travel advice for future European travelers.
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Important changes to the Eurail Select Pass. 3 & 5 country Eurail Select Passes will not be offered after April 1, 2014. As of this date, France will be available to choose with the 4-country Eurail Select Pass.
We spent the morning touring Dijon, then hopped on the TGV Lyria to Paris for our last day. We had a great time on the Paris Dinner Cruise, delicious food, incredible views & the Eiffel Tower, lit up and sparkling!
Today’s adventures began with a city tour of Narbonne, including many great sites in the city. We left on a TGV train to Lyon, then TER train to Dijon. The day was complete with Teresa’s first experience with Escargot!
An exciting day on-board high-speed trains! We took the France-Spain High Speed train from Paris to Barcelona for lunch & sightseeing. Then hopped on the AVE train to Narbonne.
We had an amazing half day tour of London today, seeing sights such as Big Ben, Buckingham Palace & St. Paul’s. We ended our day with an incredible ride on Eurostar to Paris!
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.