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You Can Now Travel in Excellence Class Onboard the Legendary Glacier Express

You Can Now Travel in Excellence Class Onboard the Legendary Glacier Express

Glacier Express / Switzerland / Train Travel | January 24, 2019

The Glacier Express, also known as the “Slowest Express Train in the World,” has always been an incredible, bucket-list train journey for travellers visiting Switzerland. This legendary, eight-hour ride slowly weaves more than 150 miles across 291 bridges and through 92 tunnels in the picturesque Swiss Alps from the foot of the Matterhorn in Zermatt to St. Moritz. And now that the Glacier Express just revealed its new Excellence Class, the panoramic journey just got a lot more captivating. The seats in Excellence Class are the most sought-after in all of Switzerland. Come discover why for yourself.

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Book Now to Experience an Epic Train Holiday Across Canada with VIA Rail

Book Now to Experience an Epic Train Holiday Across Canada with VIA Rail

Canada / Canadian Rockies / Cross Country Train Holidays / Rail Travel / VIA Rail | January 8, 2019

Did you know that Canada is second only to Russia when it comes to landmass? That means trying to explore the vastness of its breath-taking wilderness, captivating cultures, bustling cities, quaint towns, and craggy coastlines can be quite the undertaking. Not to mention, some of the most beautiful landscapes the country offers in each province can’t be reached by plane or by car. Thankfully, railroad tracks traverse the majority of Canada.

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Eurostar is the Stuff Train Journey Dreams Are Made Of

Eurostar is the Stuff Train Journey Dreams Are Made Of

Eurostar / Train Travel / train vacation | November 21, 2018

Thinking about taking a European train holiday but don’t know where to begin? How about right in your backyard? Start with Eurostar in London and in just a few hours, travel to more than 100 European destinations, including those in Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, and Germany via easy train transfers in direct city center terminals.

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5 Ways to Tailor-Make Your Train Holiday for the Journey of Your Dreams

5 Ways to Tailor-Make Your Train Holiday for the Journey of Your Dreams

Rail Travel / train holiday / Train Travel | October 23, 2018

Personalized travel is all the rage these days and for good reason – the ability to create the exact holiday you want (and nothing you don’t) is incredibly appealing. But what does it really mean to tailor-make your train holiday? As the name implies, a bespoke 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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5 of the Best Train Holidays to Take in 2019

5 of the Best Train Holidays to Take in 2019

Rail Travel / Train Travel | September 11, 2018

It’s never too early to start planning that bucket list train holiday 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 holidays to take in 2019. All of Railbookers’ holidays can be tailor-made, so if you want to add days to your journey, experience a package in reverse, or add sightseeing tours and activities, we can help you plan it all. Time to take the trip of your dreams in 2019!

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7 of the Greatest Train Rides on Earth

7 of the Greatest Train Rides on Earth

Iconic Train Routes / Rail Travel / Train Travel | 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, breath taking scenery and romantic allure. Join us for a peek into 7 of the best train rides on earth, and learn how you can make one part of your next holiday escape!

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6 of the Greatest Train Rides Through Switzerland

6 of the Greatest Train Rides Through Switzerland

Bernina Express / Glacier Express / Golden Pass / Jungfrau / Rail Travel / Switzerland | July 10, 2018

Switzerland is a country that’s on everyone’s travel bucket list. Why wouldn’t it be? It’s undoubtedly one of the most breath-takingly beautiful places on earth. Featuring picture perfect vistas, towering snow-capped peaks, lush green valleys, emerald Alpine lakes, and villages of wooden chalets, it needs no introduction. When it comes to discovering the most scenic and revered of Swiss landscapes and cities, there’s no better way to do it than by train. Rail travel through this iconic European destination is the stuff of legends.

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Infographic: 5 Most Scenic Train Rides in Switzerland

Infographic: 5 Most Scenic Train Rides in Switzerland

Bernina Express / Geneva / Jungfrau / Rail Travel / Switzerland / Zurich | July 3, 2018

The most celebrated journeys in Switzerland are those taken by rail. Why? Because Swiss train travel is the best way to discover the unparalleled beauty of the country’s picture postcard landscapes: breathtaking, snow-capped mountain peaks, charming old towns, dreamy, glacier-fed lakes, waterfalls, and lush meadows.

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