Scenic Trains in EuropeScenic Trains in Europe
Scenic Europe, from a new perspective - your train window!
Europe's scenic trains will treat you to dramatic mountain scenery and sparkling lakes. Sit back and enjoy beautiful European landscapes as they pass you by from the comfort of your seat.
List of Scenic Trains in Europe
Arlbergline Scenic Train
The Arlbergline 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.
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Bergen Railway Scenic Train
Running between Bergen and Oslo, this train lets you experience the best of the Norwegian landscape, complete with fjords, waterfalls, mountains and frozen lakes.
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Bernina Express Scenic Train
(Italy - Switzerland)
The Bernina Express is a breathtaking train ride through the snow-capped mountain scenery of Switzerland. Take in views of dynamic glaciers, alpine lakes and rolling countryside.
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Black Forest Lines
Black Forest Scenic Train
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 Hansel and Gretel-style villages.
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Centovalli Railway Scenic Train
(Italy - Switzerland)
The scenic train between Locarno and Domosossola runs through the magical “Hundred Valleys” - the Centovalli Railway. It's considered to be one of the most beautiful views.
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Chocolate Train Scenic Train
Take the Chocolate Train from Montreux to Broc-Chocolat and discover where Switzerland's delicious chocolate and cheese is made. Visit the cheese factory in the beautiful village Gruyère and continue your journey to Broc to see how chocolate is made.
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Flåm Railway Scenic Train
Starting from the mountain station at Myrdal in Norway, this scenic train takes you down to Flåm via the longest and deepest fjord in Europe, the Sognefjorden.
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Glacier Express Scenic Train
This is the famous scenic train Glacier Express link between St-Moritz and Zermatt in Switzerland.
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Golden PassScenic Train
Golden Pass Scenic Train connects central Switzerland and Lake Geneva with this attractive scenic train ride.
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Gotthard Panorama Express
Gotthard Panorama Express Scenic Train
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.
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Inlandsbanan Scenic Train
The Inlandsbanan is a scenic train route in Sweden that's 1,300 km long (807 mi), starts in Kristinehamn in the south and ends in Gällivare in the north.
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Rauma Line Scenic Train
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.
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Rhine Valley Line
Rhine Valley Line Scenic Train
Travel alongside the Germany’s river Rhine for around 100 kilometers and enjoy the view of green vineyards, picturesque towns and beautiful castles.
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Semmering Bahn Scenic Train
This scenic train route runs between Glognitz and Semmering (Austria) over 16 viaducts and through 15 tunnels on a stretch of 5,420 m (3,4 mi).
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Train Reservations for Scenic Trains
Some scenic trains require a reservation in advance, however many do not.
A number of scenic trains, such as the Bernina Express, have a special panoramic car, which usually requires a reservation
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