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Railtripping across the Alps

From alpine lakes to Europe’s highest waterfalls

The tiny red and white trains of the narrow-gauge Pinzgaubahn make their way slowly through Austria’s Pinzgau Valley for 53 km. Villages and picturesque churches dot the landscape as you head towards one of the…
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Black Forest railway / Schwarzwaldbahn

Scenic central Europe

Let yourself be enchanted by thick forests and winding valleys, mountaintop castles and riverbank vineyards on this adventurous rail journey across central Europe.
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German defences at Pointe du Hoc, Normandy

From D-Day to freedom, by train

I travelled from Normandy to Berlin with an Interrail pass to mark the momentous occasion, following in the footsteps of the soldiers who landed on the D-Day beaches all the way to the actual place…
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Soviet War Memorial Treptower Park, Berlin

Battle of Berlin: 15 silent witnesses

Despite the devastation, several landmarks and battle scars still survive today scattered across Berlin, serving as an important reminder to the last major offensive of the Second World War in Europe.
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The 10 best museums to explore from home

From the Uffizi to the Musée d’Orsay, the Rijksmuseum to the Pergamon, join us on a stroll through some of Europe’s greatest museums, just without the queues and admission fees.
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Munich panorama evening lights

Berlin ↔ Munich

Relaxing, eco-friendly travel without the queues and security checks of an airport? Here are our top reasons why you should ditch flying and travel the 500 km between Berlin and Munich, one of Germany’s busiest…
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