Aboard the Train to Your Dream Destination

Explore Europe by land to better enjoy the sights.

Have you ever felt like you want to drop everything and get away from the busy life and responsibilities for a while? To take a breath of fresh air instead of the dusty city air and relax outside of the stressful city environment? That’s the time when you know you need to take a break and focus on yourself. However, as you choose a destination to travel to you usually don't give too much thought into choosing the best way to travel as  long as you get there, but it might be worth a second thought. Sometimes, it’s not just the destination that you should look forward to. The journey to that destination is also part of the adventure.

When traipsing around Europe, most travellers tend to take the plane as the fastest way to get to most places. Especially as it can sometimes be the cheapest as well. However, why not do something different and take the train for a change? Travel operator Klook recently partnered with Rail Europe and has prepared some cool itineraries for travelling with train to get in the most beautiful of sights. Travelling via train also offers some perks that you might not get aboard other modes of transportation, making it the perfect example of the saying "Getting there is half the fun."

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2. Change In Scenery

The beautiful countryside scenery is practically a given when travelling by train in Europe. Photo from Klook.

When you travel by plane, most of the scenery you get as you look out that tiny window is blue sky and clouds. Travelling by train is different as you get to enjoy them up close from the greens of the forest to the river sparkling under the sun. There is a certain beauty in taking the train as you watch the world pass by.

Choose a route that takes you to famous spots in Germany, Austria and Hungary, such as on Klook’s Urban Explorer itinerary and visit Munich in Germany for its beautiful architectural and delicious beer; while Salzburg and Vienna in Austria are ideal for music lovers.  Go to the hills where the musical The Sound of Music was shot in Salzburg and enjoy a classical Schloss Schonbrunn Concert in Vienna. You can also see the beauty of architectural masterpieces in Budapest, Hungary.

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