Best rail journey destinations in Europe
1. Overnight train between Moscow and St Petersburg
Perfect for first-time visitors to Russia, the Red Arrow train travels overnight between Moscow and St. Petersburg. Explore these two iconic cities in detail on our Moscow and St. Petersburg tour. Walk across the Red Square and visit the Kremlin in Moscow. See the artwork in the world Famous Hermitage Museum and the many historic buildings of St. Petersburg, including the Saint Isaac’s Cathedral. If you are able, we recommend you climb the 300 steps up the cathedral’s colonnade and enjoy the magnificent views across the city.
2. Explore the Balkans
Discover some of Europe’s newest countries by travelling by rail through some of the Balkans most inspiring scenery. Our Balkans Rail Adventure includes travel by local train on the Bar to Belgrade line, one of the most stunning rail trips in Europe. The backdrop is a mixture of gorges, canyons and snow-capped mountains as you ascend and descend following the natural topography of the land.
3. European capitals from Budapest to Prague
Travel between the historic cities of Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna and Prague by a combination of rail and road. Walk through the cobbled streets and admire the medieval buildings in the Budapest. Drink a coffee in a trendy café in one of the numerous medieval squares in Bratislava, Slovakia. Take a walking tour of Vienna passing the Karlplatz, Heros Square, the Imperial Palace complex, St Stephen's Church and the Opera to name a few. And see the handsome Charles Bridge over the Vltava River in Prague. Get under the skin of these historic cities on our Budapest to Prague Adventure.