August 25th 2018 is the date my longest European train trip so far begins. I began planning the trip a few months ago, and wanted to visit as many new places as I could. I settled on a route that took me via Paris to the South of France, into Northern Italy and on to Florence, then back to Paris via the Alps (and the amazing Bernina Pass railway line).
My itinerary is below, I’m going to add a post for each day of the trip – links to each day are below.
Day 1 Sat 25 Aug – London to Paris
Day 2 Sun 26 Aug – Paris to Nice
Day 3 Mon 27 Aug – Nice
Day 4 Tue 28 Aug – Nice
Day 5 Wed 29 Aug – Nice to Rapallo (near Portofino)
Day 6 Thu 30 Aug – Rapallo
Day 7 Fri 31 Aug – Rapallo to Florence, changing at Pisa
Day 8 Sat 1 Sep – Florence
Day 9 Sun 2 Sep – Florence
Day 10 Mon 3 Sep – Florence to Tirano (Italian Alps), changing at Milan
Day 11 Tue 4 Sep – Tirano to St. Moritz
Day 12 Wed 5 Sep – St. Moritz
Day 13 Thu 6 Sep – St. Moritz to Paris via Zurich
Day 14 Fri 7 Sep – Paris to London by Eurostar