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Golden Eagle Swiss Rail Spectacular

Swiss Alps by Rail: Grand Train tour

9-day tailor-made journey from £3,690 pp incl. flights

Summary

Short description

See the imposing peaks of Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau, Mount Matterhorn and the beautiful lakelands

Highlights

  • Discover the diverse regions and cultures of Switzerland
  • Stop at some of the most famous resorts and cities in the country
  • Visit Jungfraujoch and view snow-capped peaks and the magnificent Aletsch Glacier
  • Combine the Golden Pass train, Glacier Express and Bernina Express
  • Enjoy the glitz of St Moritz

In Brief

  • 2 Nights Interlaken
  • 1 Night Montreux
  • 1 Night Zermatt
  • 1 Night Lucerne
  • 1 Night St Moritz
  • 1 Night Lugano
  • 1 Night Lucerne
  • 1 Night Zürich

About

Recommended for:
City | History & culture | Natural world | Rail journey

This fourteen-day tour also includes a trips on board the famous Glacier Express, Golden Pass Line, Bernino Express and Gotthard Panorama Express highlighting the amazing scenery of the Swiss mountains and lakes

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
UK/Zurich/Interlaken

Fly from the UK to Zurich, where you transfer to Interlaken over the Brunig Pass, the rest of the day is at leisure to explore Interlaken.

Stay: Hotel Du Nord, Interlaken (Deluxe)

Day 2
Interlaken/Jungfraujoch/Interlaken

After breakfast you visit one of the top must-see points of Switzerland: The "Jungfraujoch - The Top of Europe" that has been declared a natural world heritage by the UNESCO. This is Europe's highest train station, at an elevation of 3444m. Once you are at the top, immerse yourself in a fascinating world of ice and snow. Impressive views of snow-capped peaks and the magnificent Aletsch Glacier.

Stay: Hotel Du Nord, Interlaken (Deluxe)

Meals: B

Day 3
Golden Pass Line: Interlaken/Zweisimmen/Montreux

Board the Golden Pass train from Interlaken in the panoramic carriage as it sweeps through the many vineyards and country estates on its way to Montreux. Enjoy the romantic scenery of the Simmen Valley and the sweeping views over Lake Geneva.

Stay: Golf Hotel Rene Cpt, Montreux (Deluxe)

Meals: B

Day 4
Montreaux/Zermatt

In the morning make your way to the train station and take the local train to Tasch. From there the next train will take you to Zermatt, located at the foot of the impressive Mount Matterhorn. In this town car are banned in order to preserve the towns origins.

Stay: Hotel Alpenhof, Zermatt (Deluxe)

Meals: B

Day 5
Zermatt/Gornergrat/Zermatt

After breakfast travel on Europe's highest open-air cog railway and get closer to the striking Matterhorn. From the viewing platform, admire the Gorner Glacier and 29 mountain peaks over 4000 metres in height.

Stay: Hotel Alpenhof, Zermatt (Deluxe)


Meals: B

Day 6
Glacier Express: Zermatt/St.Moritz

After breakfast you board the famous Glacier Express. In the comfortable panorama car you can enjoy spectacular views of the Swiss Alps. St Moritz is one of the most favourite destinations in Switzerland, regardless of the season of the year this place dazzles you with its beauty, either with a landscape full of snow or with different green shades and summer flowers.

Stay: Hotel Steffani, St Moritz (Deluxe)

Meals: B

Day 7
Bernina Express: St. Moritz/Tirano/Lugano

In the morning make your way to the train station. The first stop of the day is Tirano. In Tirano you see the wonderful novel palace of the 17th and 18th centuries, the city is famous for its baroque Marian shrine. Continue to Lugano which is well known for its incredible scenery, dry and sunny climate as well as its mountains and hills.


Breakfast included

Day 8
Lucerne

In Lucerne, visit the Kapellbrucke - oldest covered bridge in Europe as well as cobbled streets, baroque churches, historic houses, and the luxurious Concert Hall.


Breakfast included

Day 9
Lucerne/Zurich/UK

Make your way to the train station in Lucerne to board the train to Zurich, your journey ends at the airport for your flight back to the UK


Breakfast included

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Pricing

Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Superior

9-day tailor-made journey from £3,690 incl. flights

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