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 three decades.
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 30 years. This comprehensive guide provides up-to-date information on fares, schedules, and pass options, as well as detailed information on more than 90 specific rail trips. Trips start from one of 24 base cities on the Continent--including Vienna, Nice, 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 15-day rail-tour packages, complete with hotel recommendations and sightseeing options.
Packed with practical information, step-by-step directions, and advice on where to go and what to see and do, this book helps takes the puzzle out of European rail travel.
A complete guide to touring Europe by train offers a country by country, city by city handbook that provides information on schedules, fares, destinations, rail passes, tourist facilities, and hotel accommodations; outlines day trips and longer itineraries from twenty-four base cities on the continent; and provides directions on how to get to and from stations. Original.
This indispensable guide includes up-to-date information on Eurail pass options, train schedules, and fare and contact information. In addition, you'll find more than 90 day excursion options from 24 base cities as well as practical travel tips, sample rail-tour itineraries, and much more.
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.