Taking the Glacier Express from Zermatt to St. Moritz is a unique way to see the wonders of the Swiss Alps. This tour extends your stop at the spa resort of St. Moritz onto Lugano via the Bernina Railway, a listed World Heritage Site. The railway crosses the Bernina Pass, the highest railway crossing in Europe.
- Glacier Express Scenic Train Journey
- St. Moritz
- Bernina Express Scenic Train Journey
- 3 nights accommodation at choice of hotel with daily breakfast
- Admission and/or sightseeing as stated in itinerary
- Swiss coupon pass 2 for 1 Dine & Discover offers
Transfer by train from the border, airport or any other destination in Switzerland to Zermatt. Short walk to your hotel and check in, time to explore Zermatt. Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn. The town‘s touristic development is closely linked to what is most probably the world‘s most famous mountain. The resort is a car-free zone, has preserved its original character and offers nearly unlimited possibilities as far as excursions are concerned. Overnight in Zermatt.
A fascinating rail journey with the slowest express train in the world. It is a spectacular alternative to a flight over the Alps. You cross several bridges and go through many tunnels while traversing the Alps. Through the impressive Rhine gorge, over the Oberalp pass (2,033m/6,670ft) and along the deep valley of the Rhône, the Glacier Express travels through an incredibly fascinating and impressing part of the Alps. Short walk from St. Moritz railway station to your hotel and overnight in St. Moritz.
Board the narrow-gauge Bernina Express at St. Moritz station and enjoy one of the most impressive scenic rail journeys Switzerland has to offer. Climbing over the spectacular Bernina Pass to more than 2253 m you pass snow covered mountain peaks and glaciers then descend towards Poschiavo and Brusio. Travel over circular viaducts and pass through winding tunnels before reaching Tirano in Italy which is the end of the Bernina line. Change to the Bernina Express Bus which will take you onwards to Ticino. Through the vineyards of Veltlin and along the banks of Lake Como this lovely journey ends in Lugano – Southern Switzerland’s largest town. Overnight in Lugano.
After a healthy breakfast you can enjoy some more free time in Lugano before you depart back home. Lugano, the largest town in the holiday region of Ticino, is not only Switzerland‘s third most important financial centre and a conference, banking and business centre, but also a town of parks and flowers, villas and sacred buildings. With Mediterranean flair, Lugano offers all the advantages of a world-class city, combined with the cachet of a small town.
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