The Organic Traveller
Monday, 12 January 2015


The most comfortable and environment-friendly way to travel Germany is without doubt by train: According to Deutsche Bahn all their long-distance trains (ICEs, ICs and the German-driven ECs) are powered by renewable energies, and all destinations listed below can be reached by these trains directly or (as in the case of Heidelberg) by urban trains from the next ICE hub.

The restaurant on bord of an ICE sprinter from Berlin to Munich

ICE and IC trains usually come with a restaurant car offering a number of organic items on the menu so that you (as of March, 2020) can have scrambled organic eggs for breakfast, a vegetarian organic pasta dish, tea, iced tea (of the "Honest" brand), rhubarb lemonade (by Berlin-based "Proviant"), and potato chips. The coffee is fairly traded, yet not organic. When you came with your own mug to buy hot drinks you had been entitled to a 20 cents discount for a while, but I don't know whether this is still applicable.

Along bicycle routes


Bavaria (Bayern)




Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen)

Saxony (Sachsen)

Saxony-Anhalt (Sachsen-Anhalt)

Thuringia (Thüringen)

2015-01-12 12:00:21 [The_Conscious_Traveller, Germany, Baden_Wurttemberg, Berlin, Bremen, Bavaria, Bayern, Hamburg, Lower_Saxony, Niedersachsen, Saxony, Sachsen, Saxony_Anhalt, Sachsen-Anhalt, Thuringia, Thueringen, bio, ecotrains] Link

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