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Best Trams in Europe

Best trams in Europe

They are stylish, chic, and convenient. You will save hours walk in the most beautiful cities in Europe; they will take you from your hotel to your favourite activities.  

 

This is our selection of traditional and contemporary trams in Switzerland, Portugal, Hungary, France and Italy. Plan your holiday accommodation and activities in Europe at the best prices. There is so much to do in Europe!

 


Best trams in Europe - Freiburg im Breisgau Tram Copyright Canadastock - European Best Destinations
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1. Freiburg im Breisgau 

Germany

Freiburg im Breisgau is a charming town situated at the foot of the Black Forest mountains very near France and Switzerland. With its 28 kilometres of network you will have the time to see the beauties of Freiburg im Breisgau on board this pretty tram!

 


Best trams in Europe - Tram at old street in Prague, Czech Republic in a summer day Copyright S-F - European Best Destinations
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2. Prague

Czech Republic

Get on a  tram, enjoy this means of transport and stroll through the most beautiful streets in Prague. 340 million passengers visit the city every year! The network is over 1800 kilometres long. It gradually adapted to the size of the city which became the capital of the Czech Republic in 1920.

 

The tram will take you almost everywhere for example to the Prague Castle or to the city by night.

 

Book one of your favourite activities in Prague, the city is so romantic!

 

Book your hotel, guesthouse, B&B, youth hostel or appartment in Prague at the best price guaranteed for an unforgettable holiday.

 


Best trams in Europe - Taksim Istiklal Street Copyright Resul Muslu   - European Best Destinations
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3. Istanbul

Turkey

Istanbul is a huge, lively, vibrant city... It cannot be described in a few words ; you must visit it to understand it. Forget all that you think you know about Istanbul and enjoy its different districts, its river, its atmosphere; Notice the tensions between modernity and the past and appreciate its openness to the world.

 

They stopped using trams in 1960 in Istanbul but decided to return them to service after thirty years of traffic jams and pollution. 

 

Take the tram and cross Istiklal street, one of the largest shopping streets in the world.

 

Book your best activities in Istanbul such as a visit to Topkapi Palace, Bosphorus Cruise, or a Grand Bazaar tour as well as your hotel, guesthouse, B & B or aparthotel at the best price guaranteed in Istanbul.

 


Best trams in Europe - Vintage orange tram on the street of Milano near city center, Lombardia region, Italy. Copyright  Yuriy Biryukov - European Best Destinations
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4. Milan

Italy

Everything is chic and elegant, even the tram in the world's top fashion capital! 

 

As it is often the case, the most beautiful trams are the most ancient ones : the model of the 1500 series dates back to 1930 (just a few models are still in circulation). Those dating back to 1955 and 1960 (20 in circulation) are amazing too. 19 lines will take you to the most beautiful places in Milan.  

 

Please read our selection of the best things to do in Milan and book your accommodation at the best price in this dazzling city.

 


Best trams in Europe - Vintage yellow tramway at the Commerce Square in Lisbon Copyright  c  - European Best Destinations
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5. Lisbon

Portugal

People from Lisbon take care of their trams that help them get to the top of the city. These old trams, called "Eletrico" are part of Lisbon postcard. Get on an "Eletrico" (line 28), and discover Alfama. We also invite you to discover the best activities in Lisbon, enjoy a romantic stroll in Sintra or even a cruise on the Tagus River and book your hotel, B&B, guesthouse or appartment at the best price in Lisbon, one of the most charming cities in Europe.

 


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6. Budapest

Hungary

You certainly know "Chain Bridge", the iconic bridge in Budapest. Want to cross it ? We advise you to get on one of the most beautiful trams in Europe.

 

The network has 31 lines ; it is with Prague’s among the largest ones in the world. Do not miss the beauties of Budapest, get on the tram and visit the Budapest Parliament, the Széchenyi Spa or cruise on the Danube.

 

Book your hotel, B&B, hostel, guesthouse or appartment at the best price for a perfect holiday in Budapest.

 


Best trams in Europe - Porto new tram Copyright Carlos Caetano   - European Best Destinations
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7. Porto 1/2

Portugal

It is rather difficult to decide which tram is the best in Porto. There is the modern tram / metro that crosses the "Dom Luis I" bridge and the historical "Eletrico" line 1 that goes from Ribeira to the waterfront (Foz).

 

Visit the Tram Museum, the Museum of Port Wine and Arrabida Bridge along the Douro River. The return ticket is about 5 euros but you can also take a one way ticket and get back to the city centre with the 500 line Bus ; it is faster and the views of the city of Porto are beautiful too.

 

Book your hotel, B&B, youth hostel or appartment at the best price guaranteed in Porto and treat yourself to extras such as your favourite activities and tours in Porto.

 


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8. Basel

Switzerland

Basel is a very rich cultural and artistic city. You all have heard about the Art Basel event, one of the most important contemporary art events in the world ; it has even been « exported » to Miami and is considered one of the most important cultural events in Europe.

 

Basel has many other symbols such as its Cathedral or its tram which, although more recent than the Cathedral, has been working for more than a century!

 

Visit the city and see our selection of the best activities in Basel as well as the best hotels, guesthouses, B&Bs, appartments at the best price in this legendary Swiss city.

 


Best trams in Europe - Bordeaux Tram Copyright saranya33 - European Best Destinations in Europe
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9. Bordeaux

France

When Bordeaux woke up, like a Phoenix reborn from its ashes, its tram concretized its rebirth; the city was reconnected and the pollution limited.

 

Its design is very nice, it silently crisscrosses the city (classified as a UNESCO world heritage). The « mirror of water » « le miroir d’eau » from the architect Michel Corajoud reflects the Place de la Bourse ; it is one of the most beautiful places to admire the tram from. 

 

Enjoy your stay in Bordeaux and  plan some guided tours of the vineyards and wine tastings. Enjoy great hotels in one of the best destinations in Europe. One last information about the tram: it is one of the first in Europe that was electrified from the ground: the cables are invisible, the landscape is preserved. 

 

Book your accommodation at the best price guaranteed  and enjoy a perfect holiday in Bordeaux.

 


Best trams in Europe -  red electric tram at sunrise with retro vintage Instagram style filter effect in Vienna, Austria Copyright  canadastock   - European Best Destinations
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10. Vienna

Austria

You will love travelling by tram in Vienna! The city has one of the most important tram networks in the world ( nearly 30 lines !).

 

If you are lucky you may get on one of the oldest trams, those dating back to 1966 . Discover the St Stephen's Cathedral, the Schönbrunn Palace or treat yourself to the best of Vienna with the Vienna Pass.

 

Choose your favourite activities in Vienna and the best hotels, guesthouses, B&Bs, appartments at the best prices for a dream holiday in one of travellers’ favourite destinations. 

 


Best trams in Europe - Porto Tram Copyright S-F  - European Best Destinations
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11. Porto 2/2

Portugal

It is rather difficult to decide which tram is the best in Porto. There is the modern tram / metro that crosses the "Dom Luis I" bridge and which is the historical "Eletrico" line 1 that goes from Ribeira to the waterfront (Foz).

 

Visit the Tram Museum, the Museum of Port Wine and Arrabida Bridge along the Douro River. The return ticket is about 5 euros but you can also take a one way ticket and get back to the city centre with the 500 line Bus ; it is faster and the views of the city of Porto are beautiful too. Book your hotel, B&B, youth hostel or appartment at the best price guaranteed in Porto and treat yourself to extras such as your favourite activities and tours in Porto.

 


 

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