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Frankfurt Berlin
04:08
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Munich Frankfurt
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Munich Berlin
06:13
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Frankfurt Cologne
01:06
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Cologne Berlin
04:18
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Cologne Munich
04:30
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Frankfurt Stuttgart
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Berlin Stuttgart
05:04
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Stuttgart Munich
02:12
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Frankfurt Hamburg
03:37
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Hamburg Berlin
01:43
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Hamburg Munich
05:46
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Dusseldorf Frankfurt
01:35
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Berlin Dusseldorf
04:14
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Dusseldorf Munich
04:56
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Dresden Frankfurt
04:16
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Dresden Berlin
02:04
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Stuttgart Cologne
02:14
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Frankfurt Nuremberg
02:05
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Dresden Munich
05:56
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Berlin Nuremberg
04:50
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Heidelberg Frankfurt
00:54
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Berlin Heidelberg
04:44
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Munich Nuremberg
01:15
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Cologne Hamburg
03:32
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Overview

Lederhosen traditional costume and Sauerkraut are only a part of Germany, but looking beyond the folklore, you will discover the great diversity of Germany.

Germany is a leader in rail transport in Europe. With over 41,000 km of railway tracks, trains go everywhere in Germany. The national rail company of Germany is known as the Deutsche Bahn (DB). The German high speed trains are called ICE (InterCity Express). The ICE trains mostly operate locally, however they do operate on some international routes to the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, France and Denmark. Other trains which operate in Germany are the EuroCity which are international long-distance trains, the Intercity which are national long-distance trains and the EuroNight which are international night trains.

Cityscape

Head East Germany and enjoy the arty Berlin or the lively harbor of Hamburg. Hop on train to the west and admire the majestic gothic cathedral of Cologne. If you like Middle Ages, go south to visit the medieval city of Heidelberg. You should also experience the eclectic Munich.

Landscape

In the Middle Rhine Valley, board on a cruise and see the Unesco-listed area with its vine landscapes. If you’re more after undulating views, you should go hiking in the Black Forest or in the Hunsrück. Then take a train to Upper Bavaria and enjoy the chocolate-box villages and the otherworldly castles.

Take Home

If you go trekking to the Black Forest, bring back traditional souvenirs such as the Cuckoo clocks. Fond of good pastries? Find some Marzepan from Lüsbeck, just delightful. To go shopping, board a train to Munich or Düsseldorf, that provide a lot of boutiques.

Eat & Drink

Taste some beers like the golden Pilsener or the dark Altbier. Among the typical food, test the sauerkraut (meat and pickled cabbage), the famous currywurst (curry sausage) from Berlin or, if you stay in the north of Germany, try the herring-type rollmops.

New Perspective

On your way from Cologne to Koblenz, a very old and touristic city, you’ll have an amazing view on castles and vineyard of the Rhine Valley from the Ehrenbreitstein fortress, don’t forget your camera!


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  • Great Train Trip | . | 2017/01/19
    "The journey by train was fantastic very comfy and no hassles easy to see the country side and very convenient way to travel between cities. Would definitely travel by train again when in Europe. "

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    Across the Alps | John s. | 2017/01/16
    "Our trip from Vienna to Innsbruck by rail was excellent. Very few passengers in our coach meant plenty of empty seats and windows to view out of. The countryside was beautiful. One minute you are looking at open farmland, the next mountain tops covered in snow. The four and half hours disappeared quickly, from boarding the train in Vienna and the next you are alighting in Innsbruck. I would recommend this train trip to any traveler fortunate enough to be holidaying in Austria. Both Vienna and Innsbruck are two cities you need to put in your must visit. "

  • All good. | . | 2017/01/13
    "Great on-board service. Train spot on time. Only problem is train platforms are not notified until 20 mins prior to departure. Was -2 and we couldn't board the train. "

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    Loved It | Deane s. | 2017/01/07
    "Definitely use train again. "

  • mountain trip | . | 2017/01/06
    "this is a good train, we a family of 9, including a 1 year old were comfortable and seated near to each other, though not all. "

  • Good trip | . | 2016/12/14
    "Our trip on the RJ service waas good. Comfortable, value for money and very convenient. I would always use the trains throughout Europe. Staff at terminal were also very helpful with questions. "

  • Sardines on wheels | . | 2016/11/02
    "A commuter train is just that. . .crammed into hard seats like sardines for the trip. Was not impressed with station staff in Salzberg when trying to get suitcases off before the commute continued on its journey. "

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    Comfortable trip | Terry j. | 2016/11/01
    "2nd class was quite adequate. Nice and comfortable. Only drawback was getting to the Paris NORD station was not terribly clear and took longer than expected "

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    Good trip | Jane t. | 2016/10/28
    "Great trip- train ran to schedule and was a comfortable. Plenty of room to store our suitcases. "

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    Luggage | Brian k. | 2016/10/25
    "Need more space for heavy luggage "

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