Zakopane, in the Polish Tatra Mountains (photo © hidden europe).
Through the Shatterzones of History
Dresden has always been a place for comings and goings. In Europe today, the principal flow of refugees is from south to north. In the last century, different patterns prevailed. In this journey we travel east through the shatterzones of history, through territories where tyranny and violence shaped lives and landscapes.
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Whether you are making a long grand tour or just planning a couple of weekend breaks, Europe by Rail is the perfect guide. The book describes over 50 key routes in detail. Together, they span mainland Europe and – brand new for this 16th edition – now also the British Isles. Find out more about the guidebook below.