10 spectacular railway lines in the European continent (+ photo)
10 spectacular railway lines in the European continent (+ photo)
There are countless sights to see on the European continent, and traveling by rail is perhaps the best way to see these beauties. All you need to do during this trip is to lean back in your seat and look out the window at the spectacular scenery outside. In the following, we will introduce you to ten beautiful railway lines, diverse routes whose purpose is not only to move passengers from one point to another, but also to offer passengers a part of the green continent’s views.
10. Venice-Munich railway route, Italy, Germany
There is more charm and beauty than you can imagine in the route of this train that goes from Venice to Munich without stopping. Passing through Italian valleys and small villages, the Alps and snow-capped peaks, we finally reach the German state of Bavaria, the most beautiful part of this country, here the train continues along the Isarco river, in The shelter of shadows of dolomite (a transparent mineral composed of calcium and magnesium carbonate) that has been specially cut.
This scenic route is 450 kilometers long, which this train covers in 7 hours. In all seasons of the year, an eye-catching route is spread before the travelers, but without a doubt, the spring and autumn seasons are more spectacular.
9. Des Pignes train route, France
On the way of this private railway line, passengers pass through the most beautiful regions of France. Since Provence is famous for its pristine nature and beautiful scenery, water and color, this trip is undoubtedly a good idea.
On this route, our train passes through clear rivers, spectacular bridges and lovely small villages such as Saint Andre Les Alpes and Entrevaux until it reaches Digne Les Bein, the center of Provence, at the end of the journey. The dream is finally coming to an end. The length of this route is 145 km, which our train covers in 3 hours. Except winter, other seasons are ideal for this trip.
8. West Rhine Railway, Germany
As the name suggests, on this train route, Rhine River It accompanies travelers and at the same time exposes the most beautiful views of this country to travelers. The rocky slopes shaded by vineyards and the old castles located on top of the mountains are the dominant sights of this route, although it should be noted that travelers can get off the train and visit the spectacular Lorelei near St. Goarshausen. ) and located at a height of 120 meters above the Rhine river. This route is 185 km long and the best seasons to travel there are spring and autumn.
7. Balkan Flexi pass, Serbia, Montenegro
The Balkans alone are a beautiful part of the European continent. Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia, after you have had a good time in this city and enjoyed its nightlife, you may want to visit the historic city located on the Adriatic coast in the region of Montenegro. Balkan high-speed lines provide tourists with several choices so that travel in this region is attractive enough for everyone. This journey takes 10 hours and a distance of about 550 km, and the best time for that season is summer.
6. Chocolate train, Switzerland
All food lovers who travel for the love of trying new varieties will definitely enjoy riding this train. In addition, this line has first-class service. Our chocolate train will pass through the Riviera and Lake Geneva in Montreux with a stop in Gruyere, both to sample its delicious local cheese and to visit the castles located in the area. .
Finally, tourists will arrive at the Nestlé factory to taste the various samples of Swiss chocolate. The length of this railway line is 100 km and the travel time on this route is 10 hours. Spring and autumn seasons are more suitable options for traveling with this train and enjoying the views along the way.
5. Scottish Highlands, Scotland
This route is called one of the most beautiful train routes in the world, so it is called a journey to infinity. The railway line goes around the Ben Nevis mountains in Great Britain, Loch More and Loch Nevis, as well as the Morar River. You may have seen some of these areas in the Harry Potter series. Also, along this route, a delicious dinner is waiting for travelers in Malij, which is famous for its fresh seafood. 135 km scenic route that is covered in two hours. From May 19 to October 25 is the best time to travel on this route.
4. Madrid and Oviedo, Spain
The route from the capital of Spain to the center of the principality of Asturias is very popular with travelers. Railroad tracks pass through small Spanish villages and through the countryside of southern Europe. In the Asturias section, travelers will encounter many surprises and be amazed by the beauty of the mountain areas of Picos De. 450 kilometers of green and spectacular route that takes 5 hours to travel. Spring and autumn are the best time to travel on this line.
3. Rauma railway line, Norway
In the northern parts of the European continent, there are plenty of interesting and admired places. The views that stand out through the big windows of the train like magnificent paintings. Along this route, travelers will see the emerald waters of the Rauma River, rocky peaks and green valleys. Norway is mostly known for its amazing untouched nature.
This train also passes through one of the wonders of the world, the Troll Wall, where the highest vertical rock cliffs in Europe are located. The route of this train is located at different heights from sea level, which ranges from 4 meters to 659 meters. A journey of 114 kilometers which is covered in 1.5 hours and from May 29 to August 26 is the best time to do it.
2. Great Britain Heritage Railway, England
Countless historical places have been discovered in England, especially among them ancient castles have taken a greater share. In the meantime, the British Railways has played a role and tried to integrate a fun and spectacular trip with visiting these historical places to make the exciting aspect of this trip even more prominent.
In fact, it takes 15 days for travelers to visit 580 historical attractions, including Lindisfarne or Holy Island, Dover and Bamburgh Castles. Of course, at the same time, travelers are free to take a shorter trip and go to places that are more attractive to them. So, as we said, this is a 15-day journey that stretches 500 kilometers, and the best season to do it is spring and summer.
1. Bernina high-speed railway line, Switzerland to Italy
A route that passes through stunning natural landscapes, tunnels, bridges and beautiful villages. From Switzerland to the Italian Alps, there are places that are extremely spectacular and eye-catching, such that the route of Chur (Chur, Coire) (the center of the Swiss department of Grabindin and the oldest city of this country) to Tirana is recognized as part of the world heritage list. . The length of this route is 123 km and it takes 4 hours. April is the best month of the year for this trip.
Well, apparently our train also reached the final station. I hope you enjoyed this short trip.