Expert Advice, News, Tour Resources & More - Destination Spotlight - Europe
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Switzerland’s first train route, which went 16 kilometers from Zurich to Baden, opened in 1847.
A small Bavarian village renowned for its woodworking craftsmen, Oberammergau is unassuming and a quintessentially German locale.
Follow this quick guide so your journey aboard the Swiss rails will meet any expectations.
Rail Insider Episode VII introduces listeners to VIA Rail’s famous Canadian service between Vancouver, British Columbia and Toronto Ontario. In this episode, the Rail Insider speaks with Ali Macaraeg of VIA Rail Canada about The Canadian’s 4 day/3night Trans-Canadian adventure, which has been designated by National Geographic as one of the great journeys of the World. Listeners will learn about The Canadian route, on board services, dome cars and sleeping accommodations. Maps and itineraries that include the Canadian, such as Canada by Rail and The Canadian, can be viewed at www.vacationsbyrail.com/canada.
Think back 100 years; traveling the world was a much different process. Getting from Point A to Point B took a great deal of time, yet the act of traveling was luxurious and a true experience. The benefits of train travel prove that travelers of years past has the right idea: It is all about the journey.