3 Of The Best Train Journeys In Europe

One of Europe's great travel benefits is that it has amazing rail connections, which means that you can embark on train journeys that take you from country to country. Up and down famous mountains, over giant lakes and rivers, and past some of the most famous towns and cities in the world. Worth considering adding to your travel bucket list are these 3 magnificent train journeys in Europe!

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Venice Simplon Orient-Express – England, France, and Italy

If you have always wanted to pretend to be a character from an Agatha Christie novel, then the Venice Simplon Orient-Express should be right up your alley. This train will take you from England to Venice in around 24 hours, and in nothing but style. From a martini bar to lobster-filled restaurants, this is a hotel on wheels!

Linha do Douro – Portugal

Traveling from Porto to Pocinho, this train ride doesn't take long, but will still give you the chance to check out the mesmerizing Portuguese coastline. You’ll pass impressive cave and rock formations, golden sands, and rambling wine estates. The whole journey looks like something out of a movie!

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Glacier Express – Switzerland

Switzerland is known for its snow-capped mountains, and the Glacier Express allows you to see them in all their glory. The name is pretty deceiving, though, as this train journey is actually pretty slow – but this just gives you the chance to really take in the amazing mountains, the snowy forests, the impressive ski resorts, and picture-perfect bridges.