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Barcelona to Frankfurt over 3 days by Train

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Barcelona to Frankfurt over 3 days by Train

We finish a cruise in Barcelona and have 3 days in which to travel to Frankfurt Germany. We wish to leave Barcelona in the afternoon of the day we arrive as have explored before. Can you advise us of the best route to take to get to Frankfurt and some good stopovers?

Travel period is September 2014 and we are a couple of seniors

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1. Re: Barcelona to Frankfurt over 3 days by Train

Why don't you spend a few days in the great barcelona and take a flight to frankfurt ?

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2. Re: Barcelona to Frankfurt over 3 days by Train

Assuming you're not looking for the most direct route, you might consider taking in Switzerland. Either via Geneva and Zurich, or longer along the Mediterranean the to Milan and through the Gotthard tunnel to Zurich and then up. Or just go via Paris and take a couple of days in Paris.

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3. Re: Barcelona to Frankfurt over 3 days by Train

You could ask this question in Train Travel forum too.

Collioure and the other towns just over the French biorder are very pretty (Regional trains only). Further on in France, Avignon is lovely.

Or you could fly to Basel-Mulhouse with Easyjet and explore the Black Forest area (very easy by train), Heidelberg etc en route to Frankfurt.

NB: Switzerland is a much more expenisve country to spend time in than either Spain, France, Italy or Germany.

Edited: 2:33 pm, March 24, 2014
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4. Re: Barcelona to Frankfurt over 3 days by Train

Many thanks for the comments to date

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