• The Man in Seat 61's favourite rail journeys

    16 days ago - By The Guardian

    The train travel expert chooses his top five rides around the world
    • The Guardian's best train trips worldwide From Chur in Switzerland to Tirano in Italy, the Bernina Express is a narrow-gauge train that climbs to one of the highest points on the European rail network, crossing the Landwasser viaduct, and the views are spectacular. In the depths of winter, the five-hour ride is like a trip to Narnia; in the height of summer, it's more Sound of Music.
    • The route is part of an alternative journey from Zurich to Milan. Save money by booking through German Railways. For example, it's €29.90...
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  • 18 of the world's best rail journeys

    16 days ago - By The Guardian

    Some of the world's wildest and most beautiful scenery is best enjoyed from a train window. From Lhasa to Lima, we choose brilliant and great value routes
    • Top rail trips from the Man in Seat 61
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