7N Grand Train Tour of Switzerland

8 DAYS 7 NIGHTS
CH-7N-GTTS
FROM CHF 1,448 PER PAX

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For those seeking to see as much of Switzerland’s beautiful country in as short a time as possible, this tour is for you. Travel via the Golden Pass Line, the Glacier Express, the Bernina Express and the Wilhelm Tell Express - Four different trains with spectacular views to seven different towns and cities, each with their own characteristic charms.


Highlights

  • GoldenPass Line
  • Jungfraujoch Excursion
  • Glacier Express Scenic Train Journey
  • Bernina Express Scenic Train Journey
  • Wilhelm Tell Express

Inclusions

  • 7 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

Itinerary

After your arrival at Zurich airport take the train to the city and check in at the hotel. Depending on your arrival time you have time to discover the world famous shopping mile Bahnhofstrasse or stroll along the banks of Lake Zürich. Overnight in Zurich.

Train travel to Lucerne. Board the Luzern-Interlaken Express, you are about to go on an unforgettable journey right into the heart of Switzerland. This two-hour ride will take you along the shores of crystal-clear lakes, past romantic waterfalls and over the magnificent Brünig mountain pass. Interlaken is presided over by the three mighty mountains, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. Overnight in Interlaken.

Take the train from Interlaken to the Kleine Scheidegg at the foot of the famous Eiger. Change trains to get on board the Jungfrau railway and ride via ‘Eiger Gletscher’ to the Jungfraujoch – the highest railway station in Europe at 3454 m with some breathtaking views of the Aletsch Glacier with 22 km the longest in the Alps and UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the early evening continue your journey on the Golden Pass Line to Montreux, passing scenic villages of Château d’Oex and Montbovon. Continues through a tunnel before the panoramic view of Lake Geneva and Montreux opens in front of you. Overnight in Montreux.

Travel from Montreux to Zermatt. Possible to do a non guided excursion to the Gornergrat. Overnight in Zermatt.

In the morning you take the world famous Glacier Express for a thrilling ride in the panorama carriage to St. Moritz. The train drives on over the Oberalp pass (2,033m/6,670ft) and through the impressive Rhine gorge. Overnight in St. Moritz.

Board the narrow-gauge Bernina Express, travel over circular viaducts and pass through winding tunnels before reaching Tirano in Italy. Change to the Bernina Express Bus which will take you onwards to Ticino. The journey ends in Lugano. Overnight in Lugano.

With the Wilhelm Tell Express you travel from the Mediterranean south to the traditional heart of Switzerland. The journey takes you along the spectacular Gotthard route – an unforgettable trip through an impressive countryside. You will travel by 1st class panorama carriage from Bellinzona to Flüelen. A visit of Bellinzona is worth a stop and a recommended Grand Tour attraction. With its castles, walls, towers, battlements and gates, this impressive fortress is a source of wonder and amazement and UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. Continue your train journey. The train winds its way from 470 to 1100 metres altitude, disappearing into the 15-kilometre Gotthard Tunnel. In Flüelen board the historic Wilhelm Tell paddle steamer for the cruise across Lake Lucerne. Overnight in Lucerne.

After breakfast transfer by rail to the border/airport or your next holiday destination.

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