Europe at a glance
Rail Europe offers over 15,000 destinations accessible by train across Europe. Each journey is unique, each city offers a different experience.
So, how do you choose between them? Our destination guides will give you a flavour of each city or country. And we’ve gathered tips from our customers and staff to help you make the best use of your time.
Rail Europe can help you reach thousands of European destinations in the most enjoyable comfortable way – by train. With us you can travel at high speed on our extensive network, which cover all major European countries. See the list below for our top destinations.
We have access to over 11,000 routes served by the major European train operators. Maybe you want to take the German ICE train across Germany from Berlin to Munich, or travel from France to Switzerland with the TGV Lyria ? We are so well connected we can help you reach your destination and then enjoy it even more.
Once in Switzerland, for example, you may want to continue to explore with the Swiss Pass. Perhaps you want to travel around Benelux with the high-speed Thalys. We can help you with the timetables and make sure you see Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands in comfort and at your pace.
If your destination is one country, you may want to explore Italy with Trenitalia and Frecciarossa trains and visit Florence, Rome and Pisa and then head to the Amalfi Coast, and then the Eurail Italy Pass would be the perfect rail pass for that trip.
You may want to go surfing around the Spanish coast, so the Eurail Spain Pass would be your best option - and then all you have to do is jump on the Renfe network with the AVE trains and enjoy the sea, sun and Tapas!
Some travellers enjoy getting to know more than one country and the Eurail Select Pass allows you to visit three, four or five bordering countries.
The most popular countries visited with the Eurail Select Pass are France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and Spain, which means you can see Paris, Berlin, Munich, Zurich, Geneva, Venice, Rome, Cannes, Barcelona and Madrid in one amazing trip !
Or push the boundaries with our Eurail Global Pass and travel around 24 countries on our network. Wherever you decide to go, we can help you with tips and guides about the destinations you choose, just take a look on our website for information to help you on your travels.
Here are the major countries you can reach in Europe with our extensive connections but there are many more and remember, once you are in each country there are also hundreds of cities to see. Keep exploring Europe with us .
A symphony of baroque romance, open-air art and giddying mountains, Austria strikes a chord with its grand cultural sights and Alpine heights.
Discover Belgium's vibrant cities packed with art nouveau and medieval architecture, where gastronomy and high fashion are the order of the day.
If you’re planning a trip to the Benelux countries, including Belgium, Netherlands (Holland) and Luxembourg, the best way to see it all is by train.
The Republic of Bulgaria is a country in South-eastern Europe.
Croatia is relishing its current hype as the destination de nos jours.
Get train travel information and tips for your trip in Europe
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- Country or city guides
- Overview of the rail network