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Mother and Daughter Experience Special Journey Onboard the Bernina Express

Mother and Daughter Experience Special Journey Onboard the Bernina Express

Bernina Express / Customer Journey / Switzerland | June 4, 2019

Did you know that Switzerland is one of the top destinations in the world for train lovers and those who want to experience unrivaled landscapes? This holds true especially for travelers that take a journey through the Swiss Alps onboard the legendary Bernina Express train. The route is not only one of the most scenic in Switzerland and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it’s also one of the steepest railways in the world with an incline of up to seven percent.

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An Unforgettable Family Train Vacation in Europe: Four Countries, Eight Cities and Many Trains

An Unforgettable Family Train Vacation in Europe: Four Countries, Eight Cities and Many Trains

Bernina Express / Eurostar / Glacier Express / Italy / La Spezia / London / Paris / St Moritz / Venice / Zermatt | March 25, 2019

Have you ever wanted to plan a customized train vacation to Europe but don’t quite know where to begin? Here at Railbookers, our main goal is to make sure that you can travel through Europe your way, on your terms. You should have the vacation of a lifetime. Everything should be planned to your exact specifications. And we do absolutely everything to ensure that. There are plenty of reasons to customize your train vacation. For starters, it gives you flexibility and control over what you’ll be doing and how much time you’ll spend doing it. Customized train vacations also allow you to travel to multiple destinations, add on exciting excursions, take a luxury or iconic train, choose your restaurants and hotels, combine already set itineraries or enjoy one in reverse, take a river cruise, and add on a getaway to the beginning, middle or end your trip.

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Take the Train to Switzerland's Most Beautiful Cities!

Take the Train to Switzerland's Most Beautiful Cities!

Bernina Express / Glacier Express / Rail Travel / Switzerland / Uncategorized / Zermatt / Zurich | January 12, 2019

Whether you take the famous Glacier Express route from Zermatt to St Moritz, see fields of wildflowers along the Golden Pass, or climb up to ‘the top of Europe’ at the continent’s highest station near the peak of the Jungfrau Mountain, Switzerland by train promises the experience of a lifetime. The following classic Swiss cities are easily accessible by scenic train, making the journey as enjoyable as the destination!

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48 Hours In: Lucerne, Switzerland

48 Hours In: Lucerne, Switzerland

Bernina Express / Food / Lucerne / Rail Travel / rail vacation / Switzerland / Train Travel / train vacation / Travel Tips / Vacations | May 7, 2018

Gruetzi wohl! That’s “Hello!” or “Greetings!” in Swiss-German. 30 miles from bustling Zurich, you’ll find the compact, central-Switzerland city of Lucerne. Settled between breathtaking mountains and the picturesque lake of the same name, Lucerne is just how you’d expect a Swiss fairytale village to look. We guarantee that once you’ve visited this quaint town with its beautiful architecture, stunning vistas, and fresh mountain air, you’ll be planning your next visit in no time. That’s why we’ve shared two 48-hour itineraries: one for your first time, and one for a return visit.

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Journeys From A Rail Insider: Switzerland's Iconic Glacier and Bernina Express

Journeys From A Rail Insider: Switzerland's Iconic Glacier and Bernina Express

Bernina Express / Glacier Express / Jungfrau / Switzerland | April 12, 2018

Rail Insider Kimberly Beck aboard the Bernina Express Each year, we give our employees the opportunity to experience the packages and destinations we offer firsthand. The insider knowledge they gain on these trips is incredibly invaluable. Let’s be honest, the idea of getting away from the office to embark on a rail journey is exciting, especially when it’s for work. But these trips are by no means simply free trips. They benefit us as a company, but they also greatly benefit our customers—YOU!

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The Best European Train Vacations to Take This Summer

The Best European Train Vacations to Take This Summer

Barcelona / Bernina Express / Italy / Scandinavia / Scotland / Switzerland | March 26, 2018

Train travel is one of the best ways to tour Europe, and this is especially true in the summer when routes are open and accessible, the weather is mild and the views are sublime. Railways traverse some of Europe’s most stunning terrain, from the coastal, sun-soaked towns of Southern Italy to the dramatic crags of the Scottish Highlands. 

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5 of the Best Scenic Train Rides in Switzerland

5 of the Best Scenic Train Rides in Switzerland

Bernina Express / Glacier Express / Jungfrau / Switzerland | March 13, 2018

There really is no better way to explore the small but incredibly beautiful country of Switzerland than by train. All of the country’s best natural sights – from verdant valleys to dramatic waterfalls and sheer mountain peaks – are train accessible, with a number of these journeys considered the most scenic in the world. Here, we feature 5 of the best, so come along for the ride!

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How to Pack for a Vacation in the Alps

How to Pack for a Vacation in the Alps

Austria / Bern / Bernina Express / Geneva / Glacier Express / Golden Pass / Rail Travel / rail vacation / Switzerland / Train Travel / train vacation / Travel Tips | March 2, 2018

Sweeping meadows, snowy peaks, ski resorts—you’ll find it all in the Alps, and climates can change from one location to the next. While it’s important to pack for warmth and comfort, packing light should be your main focus. Weight limits are lenient in mainland Europe, but keep in mind you’ll have to be able to get your luggage through stations and on to trains.

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8 of the World’s Most Beautiful Train Stations

8 of the World’s Most Beautiful Train Stations

Amsterdam / Antwerp / Belgium / Bernina Express / Eurostar / France / Interlaken / Italy / Jungfrau / London / Madrid / New York / Nice / Photography / rail vacation / Spain / St Pancras / Switzerland / Train Travel / train vacation / Uncategorized / USA | January 10, 2018

Often the first sight you set eyes on in a new city, the world’s train stations and terminals are some of the best places to experience the history, culture, and style of a destination. These stunning, storied buildings see millions of travelers pass through their halls each year, and are guaranteed to lend a little vacation inspiration. Plus, learn which incredible rail journeys you can embark on in 2018 in see these stations for yourself.

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