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Choosing a snowy destination in Europe for travel by train

When all you want to do is actually to walk (and play) in the snow, if you do have a strong preference for train riding, and if you are not bound to make a fixed booking long in advance, you should ...
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Choosing a snowy destination in Europe for travel by train

You could look at a weather map, and try to identify regions that have precipitation and temperatures below 0°C. There exists a snow map too: https://www.snow-forecast.com/maps/dynamic/europe?hr=6
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Choosing a snowy destination in Europe for travel by train

There are places in France that have snow, hills or smaller mountains, and are not ski resorts, or minor ones. I spent winters in my childhood in places like Limousin and Auvergne. I remember a ...
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Choosing a snowy destination in Europe for travel by train

Although there are limited winter sports areas in Scotland they are limited. You can get Eurostar from Amsterdam/Rotterdam and then either travel by rail the same day from King's Cross or get the ...
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Choosing a snowy destination in Europe for travel by train

The other, more obvious answer points to Switzerland, into the mountain regions served by metre-gauge trains operated by Rhätische Bahn and Matterhorn-Gotthard-Bahn: Engadin, Bernina pass, Albula and ...
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Choosing a snowy destination in Europe for travel by train

I suggest web searching for non-skiing activies such as: france snow tubing children snow play area france One kids park I found is https://www.valfrejus.com/en/equipement/kid-park-valfrejus/ I ...
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Choosing a snowy destination in Europe for travel by train

Tyrol? There's a sleeper train from Amsterdam/Utrecht/Arnhem to Innsbruck, which is one of the best know Alpine regions.
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Choosing a snowy destination in Europe for travel by train

France In the winter season's weekends, TGVs direct from Paris Gare de Lyon serve Saint-Gervais-les-Bains Le Fayet, are also served directly, Les Arcs through Bourg-Saint-Maurice (and a 10min ...
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Driving from Tulsa to Salt Lake in the Winter

There are a number of options that might be considered, based on weather conditions (past, present, and future). While a storm passes through an area one would definitely worry about how well even the ...
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