The most beautiful train journeys you can take when interrailing around Europe

The romance of train journeys is something that has never been lost, largely because they offer what flying just can’t. With railways built in some of Europe’s most inaccessible places, they give an unparalleled opportunity to glimpse a world you can’t appreciate from 36,000ft. Crossing glaciers, winding through mountain passes, skirting fjords, lakes and waterfalls,…

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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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Unusual European Sports Events (Part 2)

With it being almost a year since we published our first blog post on unusual European sports events, we thought it was high time to get into gear and write part two!  After drawing your attention to some of Europe’s greatest spectacles, Calcio Storico, Palio di Siena and La Regate des Baignores, all of which…

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The Best Cathedrals in Europe

Europe has a plethora of magnificent buildings and among the most impressive are cathedrals, dating back centuries. Here’s a rundown of what we consider to be the 7 best cathedrals in Europe. Santa Maria de la Sede Cathedral (Seville, Spain) Seville’s cathedral is the largest gothic cathedral in the world and is a recognised UNESCO…

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Interrailing: My Experience

I went Interrailing before going to University and here are some hints and tips I picked up on my trip! Pamplona Our first destination was Pamplona, and we timed our visit to coincide with the festival of San Fermin, famous for the running of the bulls. Whilst we didn’t dare participate, it was thrilling to…

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