These are the train rides that take you to the heart of Europe. Follow the scenic routes travelers use when exploring or passing through each country.
Austria – Explores Vienna and the spectacular views of Alpine mountainsides.
France – A high-speed T.G.V. (Train a Grande Vitesse, or, high speed train) whisks you past French villages and snow-capped mountains all the way to beautiful Paris.
Ireland – Your passage begins in Dublin, then down to Cork, and on to Belfast in an exciting ride of the Emerald Isle.
Scotland – You will start on the East Coast mainline and go directly to Edinburgh. From there you will journey on to Scotland’s fabled countryside.
Switzerland – All of Switzerland’s Alpine scenery is accessible from railroad cars. You will ride the famous Glacier Express, which stops at all of the great resorts.
Italy – First travel to Italy, where you will venture through the Alps from Venice to Milan. You will also a stop in Rome, and take a ferry across to Sicily.
Mediterranean Islands – Enjoy rail-ferry services from the Italian mainland to Sicily, Sardinia, and on to Napoleon’s Corsica.
Portugal – Enjoy the highly scenic Douro Valley Line through Porto, Lisbon, Entrocamento, Setubal, Barreiro, and more.
China – An unprecedented look at the most important rail network in the world. Ride close to the Gobi desert, to inner Mongolia, and other scenic sites.
Germany – Travel through the German Alps on the Ultra Slak High-Speed I.C.E. Intercity operations of Berlin’s passenger traffic are shown and explained.
Belgium – See the intercity trains at work throughout the breadth and length of Belgium. From Antwerp to Luxembourg to Brussels, and beyond.
United States – Your trip will go from coast to coast. Board at Sand Patch, Pennsylvania, and travel through the Alleghenies on to Chicago. From there, your train will take to the Rocky Mountains in Denver, and onward to Cajon Pass, California.