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EUROPE has so many stories to tell. It means so many things to so many people, steeped in history, culture and multi-facetted everyday lives.

Are you able to capture its essence in 1000 words? and Eurail invite you to share your story about EUROPE for a chance to win a first class Eurail Global Pass to travel across the old continent.

Overview - For Your Kind Information



The competition is open to all storytellers over 18. To enter you should write an inspiring short story in English that reflects a personal journey and shows what a unique, genuine, memorable or just pure fun time -or a mix of all- you have had in EUROPE.


  • Your story must show travel across at least 3 destinations in different European countries

  • These destinations must be reachable by train

  • All content must be original and not published elsewhere

  • Your story must be at least 600 words and not exceed 1,000 words in length

  • Yes, you can enter more than once!



Following the submission deadline, the best 10 stories will be published on this website.

and open to a public vote. The 5 stories that get more votes will win a first class Eurail Global Pass for two people to travel across the old continent.


SUBMIT YOUR EUROPESTORY  / Deadline 31st December 2016



The 10 finalists will be published here in January 2017 so that the public may vote for their favourite story to select the five winners.

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