Railtripping to the Arctic Circle
Often described as Europe’s last wilderness, Sweden’s remote and sparsely populated far north is a land of striking beauty – and in summer it’s easy to visit without a car or plane. The slow trains…
Interrail Guide: Europe by Train
You want to experience your first backpacking adventure in Europe – but are unsure what to expect? Then this book will address your uncertainties and answer all your questions. Starting with planning your travel route, a required…
To the source of the Rhine by train and bicycle
As you stand on the banks of the Rhine and look out over this mighty river, many words come to mind. Enchanting, formidable, majestic. It’s hard to imagine that at its source you can step…
Discovering Dresden’s vibrant musical history
Dresden is full of musical places. City guide Christoph Münch set out to find forgotten musical traces and collected them in his book “Dresden – 500 Places of Music”. The railway also played an important…
Bars, breweries and beer baths
From Europe’s longest bar, via life-saving beer tunnels to a wholesome beer spa. We travelled with an Interrail Pass from Rotterdam to Pilsen, via Europe’s best breweries, bars, beer gardens and cellars.
Parc Floral: a green oasis on the outskirts of Paris
You might not think so, but in a metropolis like Paris you really don’t have to travel for hours to refuel in the greenery. A ride on the underground or the RER is all you…
By train through the Scottish Highlands
The highlands, the sea, the whisky, Harry Potter… there are many reasons to travel to Scotland and there’s no better way to cross the rugged highlands than by train.
8 railway stations in Germany you should visit
Unlike airports, many train stations have a much deeper historical significance and retain a certain grandeur of a bygone era. Railtripping visited 8 of Germany’s most interesting and impressive train stations where it’s well worth…
Rail biking on a disused railway
An old railway line that once transported Prussian troops and military equipment has been brought back to life. Today, you can enjoy a ride along the disused railway on a draisine – or rail bike….
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…
Ga mee railtrippen!
This is Railtripping
Explore Europe’s most exciting rail routes
Discover new destinations off the beaten track
Delve into the history of places along the way
Support local, ethical and sustainable companies
Sit back, unwind and reap the rewards of slow travel
Enjoy views and comfort over traffic and flight shaming
Take advantage of our real experience on these routes
Help protect the planet by reducing your carbon footprint