Grand Train Tour With Top Attractions – S4003

This tour is the perfect way to visit the very best of Switzerland on some of the most exciting scenic train journeys in Europe. Stop off at famous Swiss lakeside and mountain resorts as well as visiting the oldest city in the country. Add excursions and additional nights according to your wishes.

Itinerary :

Day 1 - Zurich Airport - Lucerne (Luzern)

Arrive in Switzerland and transfer by train to Lucerne. This city is the gate way to central Switzerland. Situated on Lake Lucerne, it is embedded within an impressive mountainous panorama. Explore the historic city center of Lucerne and the fully restored Chapel Bridge – one of Europe’s oldest wooden bridges and landmark of Lucerne.  Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 2 - Lucerne - Luzern-Interlaken Express - Interlaken

Travel to Interlaken by the Luzern-Interlaken Express in the panorama carriage. This well-known resorts is in the heart of the Bernese Oberland and the Swiss Alps and is the perfect place to explore the Jungfrau region with the famous peaks Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. Interlaken nestles between the two beautiful lakes of Thun and Brienz and its impressive panorama of mountains and lakes as well as  the excellent rail, road and boat connections make it one of the most popular resorts in Switzerland. Optional mountain excursions can be arranged to Jungfraujoch, the highest train station in Europe or to the impressive Swiss Sky line at Piz Gloria on the Schilthorn to experience the world of James Bond.

Day 3 - Interlaken - Golden Pass Express - Montreux

Enjoy your journey in the panoramic carriage on the Golden Pass Line to Montreux. Take in the impressive landscapes along Lake Thun and the snow covered plains of the Simmental and continue your journey to the shores of Lake Geneva. The world-famous resort of Montreux is located in the heart of the Swiss Riviera. It boasts a beautiful lakeside location, a mild climate and, of course, the famous Château de Chillon, one of the best preserved medieval castles in Europe.

Day 4 - Montreux - Zermatt

Travel to Zermatt by train. The impressive Matterhorn towers in the background of Zermatt, one of the best-known resorts in Switzerland.  Zermatt has a lively, sparkling atmosphere quite different to other mountain resorts. Its picturesque center is a joy to explore on foot: traffic-free, only electric cars and horse-drawn carriages are allowed. The classic town center is maintained in a traditional style, with typical Swiss houses and shop fronts lining the streets. Optional excursion to the Gornergrat can be arranged.

Day 5 - Zermatt - Glacier Express -  Chur

The world-famous Glacier Express takes you on an exciting panoramic ride to Chur. Along the Rhone Valley you travel through an incredibly fascinating part of the Alps. From Chur you travel in the afternoon to any Swiss border station or any Swiss airport.

Prices per person Starting from: 

CHF 847

Upgrade to 1st class @ CHF 211

Upgrade to Excellence Class of Glacier Express @ CHF 470 (in conjunction with Swiss Travel Pass 1st class only)

Inclusions :

Swiss Travel Pass Flex 6 days 2nd class
Seat reservation in the GoldenPass Express and Glacier Express
1 night in Lucerne, 3* hotel, standard double room with breakfast
1 night in Interlaken, 3* hotel, standard double room with breakfast
1 night in Montreux, 3* hotel, standard double room with breakfast
1 night in Zermatt, 3* hotel, standard double room with breakfast
50% discount on most mountain railways, free entry at more than 500 museums (only valid on a selected travel day)