Paris to Zurich to Chur … Oh, my!
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Paris to Zurich to Chur … Oh, my!

Here’s what impressed me about my three train rides today: the slow trains here are fast and the fast trains are really fast. When Matthew Foy of Railbookers in London presented me with my rail tickets and hotel vouchers, he described several of the rail segments as “local trains”, emphasizing that there was no reserved…

Coming Up: Another Scenic Train Ride Through the Swiss Alps.
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Coming Up: Another Scenic Train Ride Through the Swiss Alps.

As part of my European itinerary, I’m going to be taking a kind of detour after my visit to Chartres and before I return to France for my three days in the wine country around Beaune. There will be several trains involved, of course: Chartres to Paris and from there to Chur in Switzerland by…