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Discover More of Italy by Train

Discover More of Italy by Train

Italy / Rail Travel / rail vacation / Train Travel / train vacation | December 4, 2018

Traveling by train through Italy means adventure, romance, and the ability to get anywhere in the country quickly and easily – from the canals of Venice and the monuments of Rome to the gorgeous coastlines of the Cinque Terre and the Amalfi Coast. Trenitalia, Italy’s excellent national train network, operates thousands of trains per day, connecting every major city in Italy, including Rome, Venice, Florence and Milan via high-speed lines, as well as over 200 regional destinations, including Lake Como, Cinque Terre, Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast, via intercity and regional lines. So it’s entirely possible to visit all of your favorite Italian destinations, from top to toe, in one amazing trip.

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5 Things to Know and 5 Places to Go - Train Travel in 2019

5 Things to Know and 5 Places to Go - Train Travel in 2019

Pre Post River Cruise / Rail Travel / rail vacation / Train Travel / train vacation / Venice Simplon-Orient-Express | September 25, 2018

The new year is fast approaching, and with it, exciting trends in train travel! More than ever, people are taking to the tracks, whether it’s for a pre or post river cruise excursion, a scenic multi-country rail journey, an exciting city to city getaway, or even an overnight train experience. Regardless of the destination, the train offers travelers a totally unique adventure, as well as a surprisingly relaxing and seamless way to get from one place to another. As we look ahead to a new year of bucket list travel experiences, we present 5 things to know and 5 places to go for train travel in 2019!

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7 Ways to Discover the Best of Canada by Rail in 2019

7 Ways to Discover the Best of Canada by Rail in 2019

Banff / Canada / Canadian Rockies / Jasper / Rail Travel / rail vacation / Victoria | August 28, 2018

There’s never been a better time to experience Canada by train! Offering some of the most scenic views in all of North America, Canada’s excellent long-distance train network is truly the most immersive, relaxing and scenic way to experience all the best of this incredible country, from the pristine beauty of the Canadian Rockies to the dynamic big cities of the East and West Coasts. Learn more below about 7 of Railbookers’ best 2019 train journeys through Canada and the spectacular stops they make along the way!

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7 of the Best Train Vacations to Take in 2019

7 of the Best Train Vacations to Take in 2019

Rail Travel / rail vacation / Vacations | August 22, 2018

It’s never too early to start planning that bucket list rail vacation you’ve been dreaming about taking, whether it be an immersive discovery of Europe’s great capital cities, a scenic journey through Switzerland’s picturesque lakes and mountains, or a special adventure to the charming towns of the Canadian Rockies. No matter the place, taking the train makes the journey as memorable as the destination. With the new year right around the corner, we present some of the best rail vacations to take in 2019. All of Railbookers vacations are completely customizable, so if you want to add days to your journey, experience a package in reverse, or even break up your journey with a river cruise, we can help you plan it all. Time to take the vacation of your dreams in 2019! 

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8 of the Greatest Train Rides on Earth

8 of the Greatest Train Rides on Earth

Iconic Train Journeys / Rail Travel / rail vacation | July 17, 2018

These are the train journeys that truly move you, and we don’t just mean in the literal sense. The moment you step onboard these trains, you’re instantly transported to another place and time, full of rich history, breathtaking scenery and romantic allure. Join us for a peek into 8 of the best train rides on earth, and learn how you can make one part of your next vacation escape!

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48 Hours in Prague

48 Hours in Prague

Czech Republic / Eastern Europe / Europe / Food / Prague / Rail Travel / rail vacation / Train Travel / train vacation / Wine | June 21, 2018

One of the world’s most romantic cities, Prague offers tranquil, waterside beauty and a vibrant urban energy that’s unlike anywhere else in the world.  Discover captivating Gothic, Baroque, Art Nouveau, and Cubist architecture, and a maze of lanes lined with pubs, shops and restaurants. Not sure where to start? We’ve created a 48-hour Prague itinerary for first-timers and return visitors to make the most of your time in this enchanting city.

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6 Essential Tips for Taking the Train in Europe

6 Essential Tips for Taking the Train in Europe

rail vacation / Travel Tips | May 22, 2018

Many travelers to Europe, especially first-time tourists looking for an authentic, memorable experience, are intrigued by the romantic and scenic appeal of rail travel, and rightfully so. Relaxing and taking in the shifting landscapes on Europe’s well-organized rail system, without the hassle of flying or the stress of driving, is often as enjoyable as experiencing the destination itself.

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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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9 Canadian Cities to See by Train

9 Canadian Cities to See by Train

Canada / Food / Overnight Trains / Photography / Rail Travel / rail vacation / Train Travel / train vacation / Uncategorized / Vacations | April 9, 2018

Full of natural wonder, vibrant cities, and the most coastline of any country on Earth, Canada is certainly captivating-and large. With so much amazing area to cover, traveling by train is the best way to see it all in comfort and style. And whether you start your journey in the west or the east, rich culture, stunning scenery, and electric city life come standard on every rail vacation to Canada with Railbookers.

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The Train is the Star in These 6 Famous Movies

The Train is the Star in These 6 Famous Movies

Austria / France / India / Italy / Orient-Express / Paris / Rail Travel / rail vacation / Train Travel / train vacation / USA / Vacations / Venice Simplon-Orient-Express / Vienna / Western Europe | March 16, 2018

For as long as we’ve been making movies, we’ve been telling stories with trains. From the birth of cinema with The Great Train Robbery in 1903 to modern cult classics such as Snowpiercer and Source Code, there’s something about trains and train journeys in film that keep our eyes transfixed on the silver screen. Pop some popcorn and take a look at a few of our favorite train films, then see how Railbookers can help you recreate these incredible journeys for yourself.

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