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Here Are 5 Amazing Ways to Get to Italy by Train (You'll Love #2)

Here Are 5 Amazing Ways to Get to Italy by Train (You'll Love #2)

Italy / Train Travel / Travel Tips | October 7, 2019

If you’re like the majority of our travelers, you know that visiting Italy is a daydream. It’s one of those places that stays with you long after you return home and get settled back into your routine. And it’s not just the iconic landmarks and attractions that make it such an enticing country to explore. There’s incredible regional cuisine, stunning architecture, gorgeous scenery, wine tasting experiences in historic cellars just yards from the vines, and a coastline that would make even the most jaded traveler take a moment of silence to appreciate its breathtaking beauty.

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Couple Celebrate Their Anniversary by Taking a 16-Day European Train Journey

Couple Celebrate Their Anniversary by Taking a 16-Day European Train Journey

Customer Journey / Europe / Italy / London / Switzerland / Train Travel / Travel Tips | June 6, 2019

Anniversaries are important milestones. And we can’t think of a better way to celebrate the special occasion than to pack a suitcase and explore the world together by train. An anniversary trip—regardless of how many years or decades have gone by since you both said, “I do”—is the perfect time to experience new destinations and unforgettable moments.

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Explore the Cinque Terre by Train: A Complete Guide

Explore the Cinque Terre by Train: A Complete Guide

Cinque Terre / Italy / Train Travel / Travel Tips / Trip Planning | April 10, 2019

Chances are you have quite a few European destinations on your bucket list. If you’re like most travelers, many of them are probably in Italy. From the picturesque canals of Venice to Rome’s architectural wonders to the mesmerizing villages of Lake Garda and sun-drenched Sicily, Italy is rich with unforgettable places and experiences.

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7 Train Travel Resolutions You'll Actually Want to Keep in 2019

7 Train Travel Resolutions You'll Actually Want to Keep in 2019

Train Travel / Travel Tips / Trip Planning | December 31, 2018

It’s that time of year again. The time when you reflect on the past year, but more importantly, what 2019 will bring. New year, new you, right? Well, if you’re anything like us, one of your reoccurring goals is to get closer to seeing more of the world by train than you did last year. With so many bucket list-worthy experiences and destinations to choose from, these train travel resolutions are not only achievable, but exciting to keep.

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5 Ways to Customize Your Train Vacation for the Journey of Your Dreams

5 Ways to Customize Your Train Vacation for the Journey of Your Dreams

Train Travel / train vacation / Travel Tips | October 22, 2018

Personalized travel is all the rage these days and for good reason – the ability to create the exact vacation you want (and nothing you don’t) is incredibly appealing. But what does it really mean to customize your train vacation? As the name implies, a customized, or tailor-made train journey is an independent rail travel plan, custom-designed based on what you want to see and do. Want to spend a week shopping in Paris before moving on to a romantic weekend in Venice? How about adding on a day trip to Florence to visit the famous Uffizi Museum before heading to Rome to tour the Colosseum and the ancient ruins? Or perhaps adding-on a few days in London to the start the journey, and taking the Eurostar across the Channel to Paris? With a custom-designed itinerary, the options are endless and only limited by your imagination!

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Discover Why You Should Explore Europe and Canada with Us

Discover Why You Should Explore Europe and Canada with Us

Canada / Europe / Travel Tips | July 10, 2018

Choosing to discover Europe and Canada by rail is a wonderful idea. However, while planning your vacation, we’re sure that many questions arise. That’s where we come in! With Railbookers, independent train travel throughout Europe and Canada comes with the confidence of knowing that your rail vacation was expertly planned and that all the details were arranged for you—from the rail tickets to the hotels, and even your activities and sightseeing. All you have to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy the journey.

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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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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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