A six-night whirlwind rail trip that visits Amsterdam, Brussels and Paris is offered at $499 per person, double occupancy, by Seattle-based Europe Express. The package, dubbed "Artistic Europe," is good for travel Aug. 25 to Oct. 31. It includes two nights' lodging in each of the three cities, with taxes and service charges; daily continental breakfast; a half-day tour of each city; second-class seats on high-speed trains between the cities; and hotel-to-airport transfer in Paris. Air fare to Europe is extra. Telephone (800) 927-3876, Internet http://www.europeexpress.com.
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