Explore the beauties of Europe in the comfort of a highly well-connected railway system. Sit back and enjoy the trip with this easy to follow itinerary!
Day 1-2: Paris
For more than two decades, France has reigned as the world’s most popular tourist destination. People from all over the world are drawn to France’s sophisticated culture, dazzling landmarks, exquisite cuisine, and fine wines. Explore on your own the City of Love and do not forget to take a picture in front of the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and Sacré-Cœur: a must-see for every visitor!
Day 3: Versailles
Take a direct, 12-minute long train-ride to Versailles, where you can find the Palace of Versailles, which is considered as one of the finest achievements of French art. Explore the palace rooms, including Louis XIV’s luxuriously-decorated bedroom. Stroll around the well-kept gardens and admire Marie Antoinette’s whimsical estate and beloved escape from the ceremony of royal life.
Day 4-5: Amsterdam
After 4h 27min with the train, you will be in beautiful Amsterdam: known for its artistic heritage, intricate canal system and narrow houses with colourful facades. Have fun in this cosmopolitan city, you can never find another one like it!
Day 6-7: Berlin
Hop on a train to Berlin and explore the rich history of this amazing city. Visit the East Side Gallery, where you can find a 1.3 km long section of the Berlin Wall right next to the river Spree. In addition, Berlin’s modern architecture and amazing nightlife are one of the best in Europe for a reason! Don’t forget to have a picnic at one of Berlin’s many parks and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the city.
Day 8-9: Prague
Prague has so much to offer: starting from the amazing hearty cuisine and the famous Czech beer, to the fascinating architecture and rich history of the city. Even though the trip to the castle may feel too much like a hike for some, the view from above is definitely worth it! Wander around the Old town and the little markets around it and soak in the amazing atmosphere of Prague. Insider tip: trdelník is undoubtedly one of the best baked goods that Central Europe has to offer!
Day 10: Salzburg
Take a tour through the breathtaking scenery of Salzburg and its surrounding lake district. Some of the top attractions of the city include Mozart´s birthplace and residence, and the Hohensalzburg Fortress.
Day 11: Füssen
Visit one of the most photographed castles in the world, Neuschwanstein Castle, built in the 19th century by Ludvig II, the King of Bavaria. The castle sits atop a rugged hill, surrounded by thick alpine forest and glistening lakes – the stuff that fairytales are made of. Cross the Mariebrücke Bridge for the most magical view of the castle upon which Walt Disney based his Cinderella castle.
Day 12-13: Venice
The stunning city of Venice has lots to offer. Take a stroll around the city and explore the Grand Canal and the numerous alleys and small squares.
Day 14-15: Florence
Take a direct, 2-hour long train ride to Florence – the birthplace of the Renaissance and a home to various masterpieces of art and architecture. In addition, take time to take a break in between visiting museums and churches to enjoy some of Florence’s beautiful gardens.
Day 16-17: Rome
Another direct train (1hr 30min) and you are in Rome. The Colosseum, the Roman Forum, the Pantheon, St. Peter’s Basilica… the cultural must-sees in Rome are literally around every corner! Try to fit in as much as possible in these 2 days, but don’t miss to sit at a local cafe and enjoy the atmosphere of this amazing city.
Day 18: Monte Carlo, Monaco
Visit the Monte Carlo Casino, which is a key location in a number of James Bond movies. It’s worth paying the €10 entry fee to get a glimpse of the gaming rooms richly decorated with frescoes, paintings and sculptures. If you are feeling adventurous, you can even join some of the gaming tables and try your luck. Some other top attractions of Monaco include: Monaco Grand Prix circuit, Oceanographic Museum, Prince’s Palace, Monaco Cathedral (resting place of Princess Grace of Monaco).
Day 19-21: Barcelona
It is not easy to decide where in Barcelona to start. This is why, to get a feel of the capital of Catalunya, stroll through the Rambla and the Gothic Quarter. Set aside a whole day to see Gaudí’s masterpieces all over the city. Finally, spend a day in the Eixample seeing Moderniste architecture. Do not forget to browse through Barcelona’s sophisticated shops and boutiques and to try some of Barcelona’s delicious seafood and tapas!
Prices starting at 600 Euro (from outside of Europe).