Taking a train to the Alps

Taking a train to the Alps

Switzerland by Train For Your Skiing Holiday
To go on a skiing holiday by train is once again becoming the accepted "norm". But mention it and people immediately think of the French Alps and especially the "Ski Train" to the Tarentaise. However, a skiing holiday to Switzerland is nearly as easy by using the Eurostar service to Paris, then a quick transfer from the Gare du Nord to the Gare de Lyon, followed by the high-speed TGV into the heart of Switzerland. The Editor tried this in early December and was i...   Full Article
Trains Make A Come Back !
It was more than 50 years ago that rail journeys to the Alps were the "in-thing". And whilst rail has never really gone away, for the British it is now making an impressive comeback with the introduction of high-speed trains and the opportunity to travel under the English Channel direct to the Alps. Of course, if you want to go by rail to Switzerland, Austria or Italy, you still have to change at either Paris or Brussels but it is a high-speed train which will speed...   Full Article
 
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