Trans-Swiss Explorer – A Comprehensive Swiss Rail Journey

Travel across pristine lakes, secluded valleys and high mountain passes on this spectacular journey. Discover the many facets of Switzerland on this Grand Train Tour with a Swiss Travel Pass.…

Greek Islands by Rail – An Odyssey Through the Cyclades

With pine-clad mountains rising above impossibly blue seas, a trip to the Greek islands is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. But, with so many enchanting isles spread across both the Aegean and…

A Baltic Sea Rail Adventure

Unlike the hassle of the airport and long-distance bus, train travel from Helsinki to St Petersburg allows you to board right in the centre. The Allegro high-speed trains are quick,…

Unveiling the Beauty of Southeast European Railways

The Balkans have a bloody history, but the region is also filled with stunning natural wonders. Lush valleys, towering mountains and a diverse array of indigenous Balkan species await visitors.…

Mediterranean Mosaic Coastal Train Routes in Southern Europe

Trains connect picturesque seaside villages, rugged cliffs, and azure waters on a coastal journey through Southern Europe. Here, centuries-old traditions meet cosmopolitan vitality. This summer GCI field projects team members…

From Zurich to Zermatt – Swiss Alpine Adventures by Rail

The otherworldly mountain scenes of Switzerland excite and mesmerize. Historic perspective and outdoor adventure meet with breathtaking trains in this Telly Award winning series. Take a cog train to the…

Cruising the Baltic Sea Coasts by Rail

Framing the azure Baltic Sea, northern Europe offers a kaleidoscopic adventure of languages, currencies and art traditions. Whether you’re visiting Copenhagen’s Tivoli Gardens or Stockholm’s regal harbor, Scandinavia and the…

Top 10 Epic Rail Journeys in Europe

Whether you want to travel by luxury sleeper train or take in the dazzling beauty of a mountain pass, Europe’s rail adventures promise sublime scenery and plenty of wide-eyed wonder.…

Exploring Europe’s High-Speed Heritage

During the Industrial Revolution at the start of the 19th century, speed was essential to compete with stage coaches. So it was that the great railway engineer Brunel devised lines…

Scotland’s Most Breathtaking Train Routes

Glittering lochs, towering mountains and wild heather-coated glens make Scotland one of Europe’s—and the world’s—most scenic countries. To get a glimpse of the country’s natural beauty, there’s no better way…