The European Commission offers Interrail passes to discover Europe !
Summer is coming and you still do not know what to do for the holidays? “Do not worry, be happy” ? … The European Commission will offer between 20,000 and 30,000 Interrail tickets
1) But what are Interrail tickets?
The Interrail Pass allows people living in Europe, Russia or Turkey to move freely in other European countries. This allows you to actually have most free trains. These are valid for one month and allow you to travel through 30 European countries. Nice no?
However, there are tons of different pass so be sure to find the one that meets your expectations: https://www.interrail.eu/en
2) What is the goal?
The European Commission will pay almost 12 million euros for this gigantic program of free passes. And this is to give young people access to the culture and history of other European countries. In fact, traveling makes it possible to discover different traditions, cultures and stories, thus improving openness.
In addition, the pass normally costs € 510 … What discourage more than one. This opportunity will give you 30 days to explore these countries: Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Montenegro, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Czech Republic, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Sweden and Turkey.
You’re spoiled for choice!
3) Who is eligible?
For the moment the details concerning the choice of the lucky ones have not yet been disclosed. But we must stay tuned because in the coming months they will finally reveal the entirety of this plan. But we already know that they will favor young people of about 18 years old.