Lonely Planet Amazing Train Journeys (Hardcover)

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"These trains are so much more than a way to get from A to B" - Australian Traveller

The definitive guide to the world's most remarkable train journeys presenting 60 memorable travel experiences by rail.

Each of the featured itineraries provides an illustrated route map, breathtaking images, and a handy infographic showing key stops and moments. This is the ultimate book of train travel inspiration for anyone wishing to embark on a sustainable expedition and delight in the people and places encountered along the way.

Inside Amazing Train Journeys:

  • Fully revised and updated 2nd edition featuring60 of the best train journeys on the planet from classic long-haul trips, to little-known gems, and those which have achieved Unesco World Heritage status
  • 10 incredible NEW adventures by rail including: Ferrocarril de Sóller (Spain); Linha do Douro (Portugal); The Flåmsbana (Norway); The Kusttram (Belgium); Havana to Santiago de Cuba (Cuba); Mombasa to Nairobi (Kenya); Kalka to Shimla (India); Tokaido & Sanyo Shinkansen (Japan); Mr Henderson’s Railway (Spain); Tangier to Marrkesh (Morocco)
  • Stunning photography, route map, and journey tracker infographics so you know where to sit for the best views; when to spot iconic landmarks; and train stops to disembark at to extend the fun
  • Expert insights and fascinating background information that bring each train experience to life
  • Practical information on how to book; plus distance, duration, and departure details to get you from A to B
  • Features a foreword by Mark Smith: The Man in Seat 61
  • Contents include: The Blue Train (South Africa); The Tazara Railway (Tanzania & Zambia); The Sunset Limited (USA); The Rocky Mountaineer (Canada); Perurail's Lake Titicaca Railway (Peru); The Copper Canyon Railway (Mexico); The Darjeeling Toy Train (India); The Post Road Train (Japan); The Reunification Express (Vietnam); The Glacier Express (Switzerland); The East Coast Main Line (England & Scotland); Munich to Venice on the Brenner Railway (Germany, Austria & Italy); Cannes to Menton (France); The Ghan (Australia); The Northern Explorer (New Zealand)

Snake your way through mountain peaks, along mesmerising coastlines, or past patchwork fields with this exquisite guide that makes the perfect gift for railway enthusiasts or anyone looking for inspiration on how to travel the world responsibly.

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These trains are so much more than a way to get from A to B

Australian Traveller

Product Details
ISBN: 9781837581726
ISBN-10: 183758172X
Publisher: Lonely Planet
Publication Date: March 5th, 2024
Pages: 304
Language: English
Series: Lonely Planet