8 best cities for Christmas markets in Europe

Christmas season is already upon us! If you’re interrailing this winter (winterrailing…) then you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to finding Christmas markets to sink some mulled wine, pick up some Bratwurst and buy all sorts of edible treats. Europe boasts some of the best festive markets in the world, thanks largely to…

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Interrail Plan Insights Report 2017

Using information from the routes created with our free Interrail planning tool, we’ve published a short report detailing some interesting Interrail insights, including a definitive list of the most popular destinations! Underneath, you will see a heatmap of where Interrailers tend to go in Europe, which was created from the same data. Interrail Plan Insights…

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An Interrail route off the beaten track

Experienced Interrailer James Jackman has put together a route of lesser known cities for those who want to avoid the mainstream. Not every interrail journey has to race through Europe’s capitals and famous landmarks. Think about it, where are the majority of tourists heading? Often, by visiting the smaller cities you can get a better…

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Benelux Pass: The Perks

James Jackman takes us through the perks of the idiosyncratic Benelux pass. In case you weren’t aware, Interrail offers passes for single countries, along with their well-known global pass. While most of these single country passes stay true to the name (Germany pass, Italy pass, etc), there’s one that breaks the mould – the Benelux…

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Unusual European Sports Events (Part 1)

Everyone is aware of the mainstream sporting events and tournaments going on in Europe but there are many sports that people aren’t so familiar with and many can be seen while interrailing. Here is a list of some of our favourite European sports events… Calcio Storico The Calcio Storico or ‘historic football’ originates from the…

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