Buying a train ticket in Europe to simulate its legendary interrails is a pleasure we should allow ourselves at least once in our lives. Maybe because of the lack of time or the fact that it seems hard to travel hundreds of kilometers, it is not necessary to do it between 5 or 6 countries, as there are other alternatives which seem more comfortable and they also let us travel through different landscapes with a long time to spare, enjoy and palate every destination.
From this article, we offer three little routes available with a Europe train ticket booking, that will make you feel absolutely satisfied, without the need of travelling more than two or three countries – which are perfectly connected by train.
Spectacular landscapes such as Alps can be appreciated since practically every single angle – from the bottom to the top of the mountains you will be delighted.
Cities located at their bottom allow the experience of living the best of this mountain chain as a stage background and comfortable transfers without big ramps.
In this route we can start in Valence: a French monumental city considered as the gate of the Alps, and reaching the medieval charm of Strasburg with a train stop in Geneva and the swiss part of this mythic rock formation.
Once we leave behind Grenoble, another indisputable stop of this route, we can not stop looking at our right side from our seat to appreciate the majesty of Mont Blanc.
Europa has in its Mediterranean Sea one of the best examples of diversity, not only cultural but also landscaping, without leaving indifferent any of the locations that surround it.
This route, which starts in Valencia, borders its western side until reaching Nice, allowing us to appreciate in the path treasures such as the great roman legacy of Tarragona, the exuberant mix of modernity and tradition of Barcelona, the half-blood of Marseille and the glamourous Cannes.
From the inside of these spectacular coasts we will discover the charm of Gerona, the heritage of Dali in its natal city (Figueras), the great crossroad that supposes Narbona and the monumental Montpellier.
High Rin route
Talking about Europe rivers is talking about Danube and Rin. Both stroke can be traveled by train, bordering its shoreline.
In this case we will return to the prealpine route that left us in the exuberant Strasburg to set the course through the high part of the Rin river: its first part – since its birth in the middle of the Alps until the financial heart of Europe: Frankfurt.
This route combines pure nature thanks to the Black Forest region, with culture and modernity reflected in these institutional cities.
4 countries seen comfortably from the rails of a train and with many stops that will take us to the most important and representative of the European culture. Are you still thinking that and interrail is not within your reach or that you will feel uncomfortable?