Likely, sometimes, you are wondering about driving through Old Continent by car, or railway. Plenty of another countries you will passing by, getting to know the culture, architecture. You will be able to take as many stops as you wish, and stay in chosen places even for entire day. There is also an option to get one ticket for all European Railways, expired after two weeks. This is really interesting option, and not as impossible as you may think it is. You can get a train ticket in Wroclaw and, after couple days, wake up in Madrid, for instance. So stop hesitate, pack your bags and go to the closest railway station!
You have 2 different ways from Wroclaw – you can travel trough Germany and Switzerland or Austria and Italy.
First direction will be a bit longer, but it is about seeing another countries, right? After passing Czech Republic, you will enter Bavaria, delightful district, full of monumental architecture, with friendly, hospitable inhabitants, and really tasty food. In time of your stop, you have to try few of delicious, German sausages, beer know all around the world, or kartoffelsalat served with local bread – all of it is really delicious! If you are traveling during October, why not have some rest in Munich, to see the larger beer festival in the world? After crossing the border or Switzerland, you will be able to admire nature of Alps. During your travel trough roads underneath the mountains, you will appreciate spectacular view outside your window pane . You could stop by in Basel, ancient, lovely town, known for it monumental architecture. Also you could have a train trip in mountains, you will get a chance to see couple out of many nursing houses, relict of old times. There use to live rich convalescents sick of tuberculosis. The most famous one is in Davos, it was venue of Tomas Mann book.
Different direction you can pick, leads trough Austria and Italy. Mainly, you will travel trough the mountain’s tunnels, but with fabulous view on Austrian vineyards. You might stop by a bit longer in one of larger towns, eat delicious, regional food, like wiener schnitzel or apple pie, also you may buy couple bottles of local wine, is very delicious. In Land of Mona Lisa, you will get a foretaste of Madrid – spirit of Spain is very similar (click). There, you have to visit Milan. This interesting town has one of the largest Basilica in the Europe, this is splendorous, Middle-Aged construction, with breathtaking, tall towers. If you are an art lover, you should see at least one of many galleries in this area. All the more if you enjoy Renaissance canvas.
In both option, at the end of your travel, you will arrive in France. This road will be the most lovely – you will be traveling along the seashore, enjoying nice view from your window. After next day, you will finally enter Spain. You will be look upthe beauty of this ancient land, during your cruise to final destination – Madrid. Voyage from Wroclaw, believe it or not, will slip fast. So why do not try to travel in an old-fashioned way? It is really worth it.