Train travel in Europe: check out 7 of the best train itineraries to make an unforgettable ride when you are on the European continent

after we separate 10 train rides to do in Brazil, now it's Europe's turn. One of the most visited places in the world, Europe is on everyone's bucket list.

One of the best ways to travel around the continent is through the trains that connect the different regions of Europe. In addition to seeing different landscapes, the tourist has complete autonomy to visit different cities that are not usually explored in more conventional itineraries.

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Discover some tourist train routes you need to do when in Europe.

Train Travel in Europe: Best Train Tours on the European Continent

Gloggitz – Semmering (Austria)

If you're afraid of heights, don't even look out the window. The train that makes the line from Glogggnitz to Semmering takes only 45 minutes, but its route has breathtaking views.

Much of the route is made on top of the cliffs of this Austrian region. The adventure of walking on these trails costs only 7 euros. If you want to enjoy this trip in a different way, we suggest going from December to March, when the cliffs are covered in snow.

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Unmissable train ride in Europe

Unmissable train routes to do in Europe. Photo: Disclosure

Oslo – Bergen (Norway)

The Bergen Railway reaches an altitude of 1222 meters at some points along the way and passes through one of the most beautiful landscapes in Norway.

Along the way there are several ski resorts, which makes the line very busy for both tourists and locals. The ticket costs on average 30 euros and the entire journey takes 7 hours.

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Train ride in Europe. Traveling through Norway. Photo: Disclosure

Paris – Nice (France)

The famous French high-speed train has a route that takes only 5 h 30, 4 hours longer compared to a trip on the same route made by plane.

The difference is that during the train trip the tourist can closely follow the best views that France has to offer. The ticket costs on average 70 euros.


Train routes in Europe. Traveling between Paris x Nice. Photo: Disclosure

Madrid – Oviedo or Asturias Route (Spain)

Mountains, green fields and the sea are just one of the landscapes you can enjoy on this tour of northern Spain.

The best thing about this European train tour is that the cities also have many surprises in store for those who want to make a stop during their train journey.

In addition to the trip, you can take the opportunity to taste the exotic local cuisine, whose main delicacy is the hedgehog. This tour can be done at any time of the year. It is worth remembering that in the summer (from June to October) it is high season there and prices go up a little. The ticket costs on average 30 euros and the journey takes about 5 hours.


Train itineraries in Spain: circuit integrates nature and gastronomy. Photo: Disclosure

Black Forest Route (Germany)

The route from Konstanz to Offenburg is one of the best known and one of the most beautiful train journeys in Europe.

During the trip, the train passes through several pine forests, tunnels and a part of very dense forest, where the branches are darker (one of the reasons that named the route).

The route was used as a setting for the enchanted stories of the famous Brothers Grimm. The trip costs an average of 21 euros and the journey takes about 2h30.


Train ride through the lush nature of the Black Forest in Germany. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Glacier Express (Switzerland)

Switzerland is a country famous for its train routes. The country has several routes for you to discover Switzerland in a different way and you will surely fall in love with one of them!

The most famous and longest of these routes is the Glacier Express. A train with windows that allow a panoramic view of the route between Zermatt x St. Moritz, passing through Davos.

The train still has wagons with panoramic views for those who want to enjoy the view in another way, but of course spending a little more. To embark on this wonderful train trip in Europe, the traveler needs to pay 123 euros for the ticket and the trip takes an average of 8 hours.


Glacier Express offers one of the most beautiful train rides in Europe. Photo: Disclosure

Cinque Terre Route (Italy)

The Italian region of Cinque Terre is one of the most romantic places in the world and without a doubt needs to be included in your itinerary.

The train journey passes along an area bathed by the Mediterranean Sea and passes through the famous villages of Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso.

The La Spenzia – Genoa line runs through this paradise. The ticket for this train trip in Italy costs approximately 12 euros and is 30 minutes of beauty.

Train travel in Europe

Train itinerary in Italy. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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