If Switzerland and beautiful Rhine Valley are on your travel itinerary, you can travel between them on direct trains.
If you book 1st class there is also using the option of travelling in an observation can, in order to make the most of the journey.
1 x direct train per day
Book early and save: Yes
Online bookings open: 6 months ahead of the travel date
On the DB booking site look for the journey that;
Reservations are recommended for this journey; but will automatically be included if you book 1st class tickets on DB.
How To Buy Tickets and Reservations on with DB; follow this step-by-step GUIDE
|Ticket Provider||Approximate Cost|
|Save A Train||from €29.90|
|Happy rail||from €29.90|
The train will reverse direction on departure from Basel SBB.
Despite being a journey that commences in Switzerland, the best views on this route comes towards journey's end; the video clips were filmed from trains travelling in the opposite direction
This is a fascinating journey of five distinct phases:
After Bingen there are some fabulous views of The Rhine Gorge from the right of the train, when facing the direction of travel.
After Boppard the train will travel right by the river for the final part of the journey all the way to Koblenz; the views of the valley aren't quite as spectacular north of Boppard, but they're still fabulous!This part of the journey is a delight, you can't miss the endless parade of boats travelling up and down the river and look out for the multitude of castles perched on top of the hills.
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