Winter Rail Travel in Europe: 7 Day Interrail / Eurail Pass

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This Winter Rail Journey on the 7-day Interrail Pass (myself) and Eurail Pass (Fanfan) was in early January 2019 during snowy conditions in Europe. Full itinerary here:

Day 1: Berlin to Heidelberg (Germany) – 2 nights
Day 2: Heidelberg to Bern (Switzerland)
Day 3: Bern to Zermatt (Switzerland) – 2 nights
Day 4: Zermatt to Saint Gallen (Switzerland)
Day 5: Saint Gallen to Munich (Germany)
Day 6: Munich to Prague (Czech Republic) – 2 nights
Day 7: Prague to Berlin (Germany)

Winter is always the preferred condition and time of travel for us, when there are less tourists travelling in Europe, reservations are not really necessary for trains, and the scenery is just unbeatable.

The trip was also inspired by the Glacier Express in Switzerland, but Switzerland is also where you get the real value for money on the Interrail/Eurail Pass. Otherwise we did start out in Germany, with cheap flights to Berlin Germany, as it is a convenient destination and starting point for exploring the eastern and northern part of Europe.

We then hop between trains through Germany and Switzerland, taking as well a quick rail journey out to Prague in the Czech Republic, before a return journey to our starting point again in Berlin. For return flights.

There will be a full and rather comprehensive blog is to come, but, for now, here is a quick round-up of the 7 days of travel which we were given on a 1-month Interrail Pass / Eurail Pass. Although, in total, it took 12 days given extended stays in destinations like Zermatt and Prague.

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