Discover the diverse regions and cultures of Switzerland on this 8-day `Grand Train Tour of Switzerland`. Explore the cultural differences within the country and its 4 languages, taking in some spectacular countryside and staying in beautiful Swiss towns on the way. It’s a great opportunity to visit the very best of Switzerland on some of the most exciting scenic trains and sceneries in Europe.
Explore the variety of Switzerland's biggest city
The city, the lake & the mountains
8 lakes, 6 cantons and 3 mountain passes
Spectacular views on Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau
The classic of all panoramic trains
One of the most impressive panoramic
routes you'll ever experience
From the Mediterranean south to
the traditional Central Switzerland
Gotthard Panorama Express
Trip itinerary: Zurich – Interlaken – Montreux – Zermatt – St. Moritz – Lugano – Lucerne
After your arrival in Zurich you will take the train into the city to your hotel. As a «metropolis of experiences» by the water, with a magnificent view of the snowcapped Alps on the horizon, Zürich offers a unique mixture of attractions. Overnight in Zürich.
Today you travel to Lucerne. When boarding the Luzern–Interlaken Express, you are about to go on an unforgettable journey right into the heart of Switzerland to Interlaken. The vacation destination is presided over by the three mighty mountains, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. Overnight in Interlaken.
Take the train from Interlaken to the Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in Europe at 3454m. In the early evening your journey on the Golden Pass Line continues to Montreux at Lake Geneva. Overnight in Montreux.
Take the train to Zermatt. The rest of the day is at your disposal. Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn. Overnight in Zermatt.
In the morning you take the world famous Glacier Express for a thrilling ride in the panorama carriage to St. Moritz. Along the deep Rhone valley, the Glacier Express
travels through an incredibly fascinating part of the Alps. Overnight in St. Moritz.
Board the narrow-gauge Bernina Express in St. Moritz station and enjoy one of the most impressive scenic rail journeys Switzerland offers. In Tirano (Italy) you change to the Bernina Express Bus to Lugano, southern Switzerland’s largest town. Overnigt in Lugano
With the Gotthard Panorama Express you travel from the Mediterranean south to the traditional heart of Switzerland. You will travel by 1st class panorama carriage from Lugano to Flüelen. In Flüelen board the historic Wilhelm Tell paddle steamer for the cruise across Lake Lucerne. Overnight in Lucerne.
After your breakfast train transfer back to Zurich airport or depending on your departure time possibility to visit Mount Pilatus or to do the Voralpen-Express excursion.
Package price in CHF per person (2nd class for people non resident in Switzerland)
Prices valid for:
Saison A: 01.05. – 30.09.2018
Saison B: 01.10. – 08.10.2018
All train transfers in 1st class
- 7 x overnight stays with breakfast in Zürich, Interlaken, Montreux, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Lugano, Lucerne (1 night per destination)
- Grand Train Tour Ticket including 8 transfers in 2nd class
- 50% for most trains, buses, boats and mountain railways between first and last travel date
- Seat reservation for GoldenPass Line, Glacier & Bernina Express in 2nd class and Gotthard Panorama Express in 1st class
- Excursion to Jungfraujoch (non-guided)
- Swiss Coupon Pass with „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers en route worth over CHF 4‘500.-
Good to know
- Save up to 50% with the Swiss Half Fare Card for most trains, buses, boats and mountain railways between first and last travel date