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Kartenroute für die Grand Train Tour of Switzerland


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

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

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Day 1

From your starting point in Switzerland, take public transport to Lucerne. Overnight stay in Lucerne.

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


Uferpromenade am Vierwaldstättersee in Luzern

Day 2

Lucerne - Lugano / approx. 5h 30

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

Highlights: Gotthard Panorama Express, Lugano, Gotthard Tunnel

Das Dampfschiff in Luzern ist für die Abfahrt bereit

Day 3

Lugano - Tirano / ca. 3h 20

Tirano - St. Moritz / ca. 2h 20

Travel by Bernina Express bus through the Italian Alps to Tirano. Continue with the Bernina Express in the panorama coach to St. Moritz. Overnight stay in St. Moritz.

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

Der Bernina Express bei seiner Fahrt über die Albulastrecke

Day 4

St. Moritz - Zermatt / approx. 8h

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

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

Der Glacier Express in Disentis mit Kloster im Hintregrund

Day 5

Zermatt - Montreux / approx. 2h 30

Today you travel towards Montreux. The rest of the day is at your leisure to discover the Swiss Riviera. Overnight stay in Montreux.

Highlights: Montreux Riviera, Lake Geneva, Lavaux vineyards, Chillon Castle


Panorama von Zermatt

Day 6

Montreux - Interlaken / approx. 3h

From Montreux, the GoldenPass Express takes you directly to Interlaken. Golden vineyards, alpine pastures and picturesque villages accompany you along the way. Overnight stay in Interlaken.

Highlights: Gstaad, GoldenPass Express, Interlaken

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

Day 7

Travel with the Lucerne-Interlaken Express to Lucerne. From Lucerne, take public transport back or to your next destination.

Highlights: Lucerne Old Town, Chapel Bridge, Lake Lucerne, Musegg Wall.

tell-pass mit Luzern im Bild im Sommer


  • Rail journey from your starting point in Switzerland and back
  • Overnight stay with breakfast in Lucerne, Lugano, St. Moritz, Zermatt, Montreux and Interlaken
  • Seat reservation on the Gotthard Panorama Express, Bernina Express, Glacier Express and GoldenPass 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: 15.04. - 09.10.2024
  • Price example calculated on 01.09.2023 for 01.05.2024

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
  • The journey on the Bernina Express from Lugano to Tirano is in coach 2nd class
  • Here you can find the current timetables.
  • The SBB luggage transport from hotel to hotel can be added in the booking process


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