Germany enjoys one of Europe's most
advanced, efficient and reliable rail networks. Travelling between
Germany's major cities on a high-speed ICE (InterCity Express) train
is easy, comfortable and enjoyable, but a comprehensive regional
network ensures that virtually any destination in the country can
be reached by train.
The German love of rail travel has
seen significant investment in the country's railways over the last
few decades. Legacy rolling stock has been replaced with modern and
comfortable trains and tracks have been upgraded or re-laid,
particularly in eastern Germany - as necessary to ensure a largely
punctual and smoothly-running rail system.
This means that rail holidays in Germany are enjoyable and worry
free. Whether you're heading to an exciting city such as Berlin,
Munich, Hanover or Cologne, intent on discovering the natural
beauty, medieval towns and rich cultural heritage of Bavaria or
keen to experience the splendour of the Rhine Valley, German trains
will get you there.
Sit back, relax in your seat and watch from your train window as
Germany's beautiful and varied landscapes unfold before you. On a
German rail tour, the journey is often as rewarding as the