Synopses & Reviews
There is no better way to see Europe than by train, and there is no better guide to the European train system than Europe by Eurail. Twenty-four base cities in seventeen countries serve as your starting points. Then, with your rail pass in hand, you can explore each country's special attractions and learn about European life and culture. The hassle-free day excursions outlined in this reader-friendly guide have made it the Eurailer's bible for nearly thirty years.
Europe by Eurail is your best source for:
Fully updated information on fares, schedules, and pass options
Web sites and useful phone numbers for travelers
Sightseeing, attractions, and special tour information for each base city
Personally researched day excursions to take you throughout Europe
Fifteen-day European itineraries
Practical travel tips on keeping costs down, traveling light, conquering jet lag, exchanging currency, and coping with language differences
Europe by Eurail
has been the train traveler's one-stop source for visiting Europe's cities and countries by rail for more than thirty years. This comprehensive guide provides up-to-date information on fares, schedules, and pass options, as well as detailed information on more than ninety specific rail trips. Trips start from one of twenty-four base cities on the Continent--including Copenhagen, Lyon, and Milan--and contain all the details necessary to visit historic cities, romantic villages, and scenic hamlets. Three sample rail-tour itineraries combine several base cities and day excursions into fifteen-day rail-tour packages, complete with hotel recommendations and sight-seeing options.
Packed with pratical information, step-by-step directions, and highlights on where to go and what to see and do, this book helps takes the puzzle out of European rail travel.
About the Author
and her late husband, George Ferguson, in 1976 first coauthored Europe by Eurail
, a how-to guide for independent travelers touring Europe with a Eurailpass. She is a Fort Myers Beach, Florida, resident with over 25 years' experience traveling the rails in Britain and Europe.