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Kartenroute für die Grand Train Tour of Switzerland

Highlights

  • Interlaken Express
  • GoldenPass Express
  • Zermatt with the Matterhorn
  • Glacier Express
  • St. Moritz
  • Bernina Express
  • Gotthard Panorama Express
Nadine Eggler

«Discovering Switzerland on a scenic train is an unforgettable experience.»

Nadine - Our Switzerland expert

Day 1

Lucerne - Interlaken / approx. 2h

From your starting point in Switzerland, make your way to Lucerne by public transport. Here your tour officially begins as you travel on the celebrated Luzern-Interlaken Express to Interlaken. Spend tonight in this popular town overlooked by the dramatic peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.

Highlights: Lucerne, Chapel Bridge, Interlaken Express, Interlaken

tell-pass mit Luzern im Bild im Sommer

Day 2

Interlaken - Montreux / approx. 3h

Make your way to Montreux on the beautiful GoldenPass Line today. Tonight you stay in the attractive lakeside town of Montreux, set on the shores of Lake Geneva.

Highlights: Zweisimmen, GoldenPass Express, Gstaad, Montreux, Lake Geneva

Auf der Grand Train Tour of Switzerland in der Goldenpass Line von Interlaken nach Montreux im Sommer

Day 3

Montreux - Zermatt / approx. 2h 30

This morning you travel into the mountains to the ever-popular Zermatt, overlooked by the famous Matterhorn, for an overnight stay. The rest of your day us then free to discover this idyllic village.

Highlights: Montreux Riviera, Zermatt, Matterhorn

Panorama von Zermatt

Day 4

Zermatt - St. Moritz / approx. 8h

Today, the world-famous Glacier Express takes you from Zermatt to St. Moritz in eight hours on an exciting panorama train ride. Overnight stay in St. Moritz.

Highlights: panorama window, Oberalp pass, Rhine gorge, Landwasser Viaduct, St. Moritz

Der Glacier Express in Disentis mit Kloster im Hintregrund

Day 5

St. Moritz - Tirano / approx. 2h 20

Tirano - Lugano / approx. 3h 20

Journey in the Bernina Express in a panorama coach to Tirano. The Bernina Express bus continues through the Italian Alps to Lugano. Overnight stay in Lugano.

Highlights: St. Moritz, Bernina Express, Lago Bianco, Tirano

Der Bernina Express bei seiner Fahrt über die Albulastrecke

Day 6

Lugano - Lucerne / approx. 5h 30

Today you travel in the 1st class panorama coach of the Gotthard Panorama Express to Flüelen and cross Lake Lucerne in the historic paddle steamer. Overnight stay in Lucerne.

Highlights: Lugano, Gotthard Panorama Express, famous Gotthard Tunnel, Lake Lucerne, Lucerne, Chapel Bridge

Das Dampfschiff in Luzern ist für die Abfahrt bereit

Day 7

From Lucerne, today you either make your way back to your next destination by public transport, or perhaps extend your stay in the city and discover more of the region.

Highlights: Chapel Bridge, Lucerne Old Town, Lake Lucerne, City Wall

Uferpromenade am Vierwaldstättersee in Luzern

Inclusions

  • Rail journey from your starting point in Switzerland and back
  • Overnight stays with breakfast in Interlaken, Montreux, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Lugano, and Lucerne
  • Seat reservation on the GoldenPass Express, Glacier Express, Bernina Express and Gotthard Panorama Express
  • Upgrade on board the Gotthard Panorama Express to 1st class
  • From price applies per person in a 3-star double room, 2nd class, basic half-fare card
  • Booking period: all year round
  • Travel period: 10.04. - 12.10.2023
  • Price example calculated on 15.05.2022 for 01.10.2023

Good to know

  • Travel documents are sent by email if possible, in exceptional cases by post.
  • The trip can also be booked in reverse.
  • Additional overnight stays in all destinations bookable
  • The route in the Bernina Express from Tirano to Lugano takes place in 2nd class bus.
  • Table reservations on the boat can be made directly via +41 41 367 67 67 or online at www.lakelucerne.ch.
  • Here you can find the current timetables.
  • The SBB luggage transport from hotel to hotel can be added in the booking process.

Tips: 

  • Benefit from over 100 2 for 1 offer and save up to CHF 4,500 with the Swiss Coupon Pass.
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  • You can find more inspiration for your trip at our partner MySwitzerland.com/classictour