As part of the European Year of Rail, a special EU train criss-crossed the continent from 2 September to 7 October 2021, stopping in over 100 cities in 26 countries: The Connecting Europe Express!
days of driving
from Lisbon on 2 September to Paris on 7 October
operated by railway companies from different EU Member States
across Europe with more than 100 stops
kilometres of journey
showcasing the unifying force of rail
connecting countries, businesses and people
who made the project possible
Relive the trip with our travelers
The tour book guides you along the entire route of the Connecting Europe Express. Each day is illustrated on a map that shows the distance travelled, along with the stops and the timing.