Sometimes the destinations are too much exciting and when we make a trip plan we cannot wait more to be already there and choose to go by plane in order to sit jus for a couple of hours and be there as soon as we can. But traveling is not just arriving immediately, it’s to enjoy every second of the trip we’re taking to reach our destination and this can be done by train. Railroads are often built on amazing landscapes and incredible lands, luckily, Europe is filled with railroads that are worth the look and the trip, so follow the read and don’t miss the best places to visit by train.
First of all, we have the great Glacier Express, in the beautiful country of Switzerland. This train is one of the most iconic and beautiful in the world. It covers the route that goes from Zermatt to Davos in an amount of time of 7 hours. Even when it might sound like a lot of time, the outstanding scenery will make you feel like time isn’t even passing. The Glacier Express is the slowest high-speed train in the whole continent an its route counts with over 290 bridges that helps the train make its way across the mountains.
Next up, we can find the Jacobite Steam Train. Even if you have never gotten up on this is one, you might have seen it before when you saw Harry Potter films. This Scottish train covers the route that goes from Fort William to Mallaig connecting a great part of the Scottish Western lands. It’s always nice to make a stop at Glenfinnan Station to admire the train’s passing through the Glenfinnan Railway Viaduct, an incredible structure that gives use postal worth pictures.
Now, on the Iberian Peninsula, we can find the great and beautiful Capital city of Lisbon. This city counts with a railroad that goes through the 25th April Bridge, an amazing road that resembles the beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco and connects the capital with the city of Almada. Another important attraction you will come across is a replica of the Cristo Rei statue located in Rio. This is one of the most amazing ways to gain access to Lisbon and also a great chance to take pictures of the Tajo River you are crossing.
Back at North, we can find the Norway Flam Railway. Not for nothing it is said that this railway is the best way to explore this country. It covers the route that goes from Flam, which gives name to the line, and the town of Myrdal. Colorful houses and incredibly white peaked mountains will catch your eye. Also, this line offers a connection to the line that reaches Oslo, so don’t miss a chance to visit the capitol.
Planes have their charm, but they’re way less charming than the outstanding treasures you could see by train. Explore Europe the best way possible and buy your train bill now!