Day Trip via Eurostar Train
Looking for a perfect one day break? Eager to travel somewhere in Europe? The Eurostar train service is the perfect way to escape and find yourself in another beautiful city within Europe. It is fast and easy, and will not require you to do too much research for your day trip.
Some of the destinations included through the Eurostar train are Amsterdam, Paris, Brussels and Rotterdam. There are so many more, so make sure you check out the website here: https://www.eurostar.com/uk-en/city-breaks
As long as you are able to access the Eurostar train, you can reach these cities in no time! Worry not, I will also include details of where the train stations are located in every city.
If you want a day full of art, culture, food, and shopping, then London is the place to be. The museums and galleries are world famous, along with the crowd-filled shopping streets, such as Oxford Street. Enjoy a bird’s eye view from the London Eye and visit Greenwich Park for a relaxing picnic. For entertainment, head to the West End for theatre, comedy, dance, and musicals.
Station: London St Pancras International, Euston Road, London, N1C 4QP, England
Paris is an exciting and vibrant city with so much going on that you will need to go back several times just to scratch the surface. The best way to get a feel for Paris is to walk around, as it is a very walkable city. You will be able to see the best sites, attractions, and museums all by walking through the city centre.
Station: Gare du Nord, 18 Rue de Dunkerque, 75010 Paris, France
Many think of canals, cyclist, museums, coffee shops and the red light district when thinking of Amsterdam. However, there is so much more to the city that just that. If you want to immerse yourself in culture there are 44 museums to choose from, many of which are world class. There are many night time bars, cafes and clubs to choose from, as well as an amazing zoo and over 40 parks.
Station: Stationsplein, 1012 AB Amsterdam, Netherlands
Brussels has enough art, culture, and cuisine to keep even the most ambitious explorer busy for days. The Grand Place is a natural starting point, with its ornate guild houses and gothic town hall. From there, it’s a short stroll to the Musée Magritte and the stunning BOZAR, not far from the Royal Palace. Do not forget to have a proper Belgian hot chocolate!
Station: Pl. Victor Horta 14, 1060 Saint-Gilles, Belgium
Rotterdam is a truly modern, culturally diverse city, with around 186 different nationalities making up its population. As Europe’s largest port and the second biggest city in the Netherlands after Amsterdam, Rotterdam is an energetic and fast-moving city that prides itself on the ability of its population to embrace change. This vibrant university town, with its buzzing nightlife and great shopping, is just under four hours from London by train, so it is perfect for a holiday or city break with friends.
Station: Stationsplein 2, 3013 AJ Rotterdam, Netherlands
Sometimes walking around the city with just a map is all it takes to have fun. There are many ways to discover activities and fun things to do when you simply take a look around, so spend your trip wisely!