Along Ancient Tracks

Destinations 3 x 43' 2023 HD

Discover the hidden treasures of Europe's old railway routes in this captivating three-part documentary series. Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the picturesque landscapes of Romania, Bulgaria, and Albania, as we delve into the rich history of these ancient train tracks and meet the people whose lives are intricately intertwined with these railway lines. Vintage trains have traversed these remote regions for decades, winding their way through rugged mountains, quaint villages, and untouched wilderness. More than once, they were on the verge of closure, but the local population keeps campaigning for their preservation.


- Albania's Last Trains

- Bulgaria's Rhodope Railway

- Romania's Oldest Mountain Railway


Produced by

Loupe Filmproduktion


English, French, German


ZDF, arte

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