A new European railway adventure could soon be on the cards…
Rail holiday through Italy, anyone?
How many have you done?
How Will Brexit Affect Train Travel in 2021?
The transition period is officially over, and with the UK and EU having struck a deal, there will be some changes to the way we travel between the two, especially when it comes to train travel. Unlike planes, trains wind their way throughout multiple countries, and it’s possible to travel from London to mainland Europe […]
Forget planes and cars, 2021 is all about exploring Europe by train…
Winter can be wonderful if you plan a magical train journey to see some of the world’s best winter wonderlands. From the Caledonian Sleeper to the Semmering Line and the Glacier Express, enjoy a trip on a cosy train and look out of the window to enjoy some of nature’s most magical sights. Next stop […]
Looking to book up an exciting winter train trip? Then you’ll love Great Rail Journeys’ special Winter 2021 holiday deals. Guests booking selected European train trips with Great Rail Journeys before 31 October 2020 can save up to £200 per person. Known for their well-run escorted train trips, Great Railway Journeys also offer a great […]
Benedict Holland travelled through Germany on a leisurely train journey to discover Brunswick, Fulda and Baden-Baden A train journey with Deutsche Bahn’s ICE service is always a pleasure, especially if you go first class from Germany’s capital to the lesser known beauty spots on its border to France. The ride to Baden-Baden, which takes five […]
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Believe it or not, it’s actually a good time to book a Eurostar train to Europe
Passengers can soon ride the famous Train Bleu and Palombe Bleue
Moscow Kursky railway station is the largest of Moscow’s nine railway stations, and one of the busiest in the whole of Russia. The station was built in 1896 and there are currently plans to completely refurbish or even rebuild the station, but a date and final plans are yet to be confirmed. Unlike other stations […]
Roma Termini is the main railway station for Italy’s capital of Rome, one of the largest and busiest stations in the world. The train takes its name from the station’s location in Rome, located just across the street from where ancient Roman baths once stood – the Latin word for bath being ‘thermae’. Today the […]
St Pancras International, also known as London St Pancras, is London’s gateway to Europe, serving as the terminus for Eurostar services from the UK capital to Belgium, France and the Netherlands. The station opened its doors in 1861 and has been operating internationally since 2007. Today its iconic grand gothic exterior and famous clock tower […]
A Guide to Paris Gare du Nord
Literally translating to ‘the North Station’, Paris Gare du Nord is one of Paris’ six large terminus stations on the SNCF network. By the number of passengers, a staggering 222 million per year, it’s the busiest railway station in Europe, serving Northern France along with international destinations in Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and the United […]
A Guide to Madrid Atocha Station
Located in the the district of Arganzuel, Madrid Atocha is the largest railway station in Spain, operating services around the country to cities like Cadiz, Barcelona, Malaga, Seville and Valencia. The station is also international and from Madrid Atocha you can get to the likes of Marseille. The second station on this site, the current […]
Eurostar Food and Drink
One of the many highlights of travelling by Eurostar trains is their great food and beverage offerings in all carriage classes. Highlights include Raymond Blanc menus in Business Premier Class and pre-ordered Duval Leroy champagne (£44 per bottle) on any class of carriage. The company also prides itself on offering food to those with specific […]
Once the capital of Brittany, Nantes is the eighth largest city in France, with a population of over 600,000. This lively, cultured city is a great place for an unusual city break. You can travel there easily by Eurostar train from St Pancras International on a six-hour journey. You will find the riverside city situated […]
Bustling, sprawling, intriguing Marseille is the capital of Provence and home to a young multi-ethnic population that gives the city its buzz. This old city boasts great seafood and fabulous beaches, making it a great destination for a holiday travelling by Eurostar. Visitors will love the Insta-famous Old Harbour with its brightly painted houses and […]
Lyon, the gourmet capital of France is a delight for travellers. Its stunning historic centre, Le Vieux Lyon, is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and it boasts the largest ensemble of Renaissance buildings in Europe. As you’d expect from a city with such a fantastic gourmet reputation, it boats many famous Michelin starred restaurants. But […]