Train travel is more than a way of getting from A to B. There is so much to see from your train window! Shimmering lakes, snowcapped mountains and coastal views. Europe abounds with picturesque routes that boast breathtaking scenery.
The Arlberg Line runs between Innsbruck and Bludenz and is one of the most spectacular railway lines in Austria. Numerous bridges, viaducts and of course beautiful views on the Austrian Alps mark the route.
The Black Forest scenic train route in south-western Germany passes through the beautiful region of Baden-Württemberg. The train winds around conifer-coated mountains and passes Hanzel and Gretel-style villages.
The Golden Pass scenic train connects central Switzerland with Lake Geneva. Depart from historic Lucerne and cross the Brünig pass with the Golden Pass panoramic train. The train later makes an electrifying descent towards Montreux, passing through vineyards and country estates to finally arrive at shimmering Lake Geneva.
The Gotthard Panorama Express connects 2 of the prettiest parts of Switzerland by boat and by train: central Switzerland and the Ticino region in the south. There are daily connections from Lucerne to either Locarno or Lugano or vice versa.
Starting from Dombås (between Oslo and Trondheim) in Norway this scenic train route takes you through picturesque mountains, over imposing bridges, through winding tunnels and past the tallest rock-face in Europe; the Trollveggen.