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Fahrt mit der Gornergrat Bahn im Winter


  • Lucerne, the picturesque city on Lake Lucerne
  • Interlaken, the gateway to Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau
  • Panoramic trip with the GoldenPass Express
  • Montreux on Lake Geneva with Lavaux and Chillon Castle
  • Car-free Zermatt
  • Panoramic trip with the Glacier Express
  • Glamourous winter resort of St. Moritz
Sara Paganetti

«Switzerland in winter is a marvel to behold and such a magical time of year.»

Sara - Our Switzerland expert

Day 1

Arrival by public transport from your starting point in Switzerland to Lucerne. Overnight stay in Lucerne.

Highlights: Gateway to Central Switzerland, close to the excursion mountains Rigi, Pilatus and Stanserhorn, Chapel bridge, lion monument

Christmas Lights in the city of Lucerne in Winter.

Day 2 & 3

Lucerne - Interlaken / approx. 1h 50min

Travel on the Luzern-Interlaken Express from Lucerne to Interlaken. Overnight stay in Interlaken.

Highlights: Three small lakes; Lungern, Sarnen and Alpnach, Brünig pass, the Giessbach falls and Brienz, Jungfraujoch

View from Harder Kulm in Interlaken in Winter.

Day 4

Interlaken - Montreux / approx. 3h

Travel on the GoldenPass Express to Montreux. Overnight stay in Montreux.

Highlights: Gstaad, Château d'Oex, Lake Geneva, Lavaux wine terraces, Chillon Castle

GoldenPass Panoramic in Winter.

Day 5

Montreux - Zermatt / approx. 2h 30

Rail journey to Zermatt. The car free resort offers unrivalled views of the mighty Matterhorn. Overnight stay in Zermatt.

Highlights: Gornergrat with view to the Matterhorn, Gorner gorge, Schwarzsee with view to the Hörnligrat, Matterhorn reflection on the Riffelsee

The Matterhorn close to Zermatt in Winter.

Day 6

The best views of the Matterhorn are from the summit of the Gornergrat at 3,089m. The highest-altitude open-air cog railway in Europe operates.

Highlights: Gornergrat with view to the Matterhorn. Multimedia experience (Zooom the Matterhorn)

Sledging on the Gornergrat with the Matterhorn in the background.

Day 7

Zermatt - St. Moritz / approx. 8h

Journey on the Glacier Express from Zermatt to St. Moritz. This iconic journey is at its most dramatic in winter, as the narrow-gauge train climbs up the Rhône Valley and past snowy mountain peaks.

Highlights: Panorama window, lunch, Oberalp pass, Rhine gorge, Corvatsch, Diavolezza

Glacier Express close to Andermatt in Winter.

Day 8

St. Moritz - Tirano / approx. 2h 15

St Moritz is a Swiss winter fairytale. The unique and exclusive resort is known for being a destination for famous guests. Journey on the Bernina Express in a panorama coach to Tirano.

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

The Bernina Express train next to the Lago Bianco covered in black ice in winter.

Day 9

Return journey by public transport from St. Moritz to your destination in Switzerland or extension of your stay.

Birdseye view of St. Moritz in Winter.


  • Rail journey from your starting point in Switzerland and back
  • Overnight stays with breakfast in Lucerne, Interlaken, Montreux, Zermatt, and St. Moritz
  • Seat reservation for the GoldenPass Express, Glacier Express, and Bernina Express
  • From price applies per person in a 3-star double room, 2nd class, basic half-fare card
  • Booking period: all year round
  • Travel period: 03.12.2023 – 30.04.2024
  • Price example calculated on 01.06.2023 for 29.03.2024

Good to know

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