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Reisestrecke Glacier, Bernina und Gotthard Panorama Express

Highlights

  • With the Glacier Express to the Engadine
  • Zermatt and the Matterhorn
  • With the Bernina Express to Ticino
  • The Gotthard Panorama Express by train, steamboat or motorboat
Patricia Heimsoth

«The SBB tour guide on the route starts right away with interesting information and funny anecdotes about the route.»

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Day 1

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

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

Zermatt Gornergrat

Day 2

Zermatt - St. Moritz / approx. 8h

Travel on the Glacier Express from Zermatt to St. Moritz. Overnight stay in St. Moritz.

Highlights: Drive over the Oberalp Pass, the Rhine Gorge - the "Grand Canyon of Switzerland", the Albula Line, Upper Engadine Lakes Region from Muottas Muragl, Corvatsch, Diavolezza, Lagalb and Corviglia

Rheinschlucht Glacier Express 2280x1284

Day 3

St. Moritz - Lugano / approx. 8h

Journey in the Bernina Express from St. Moritz to Tirano. Journey continues by Bernina Express bus via Veltlin to Lugano. Overnight stay in Lugano. 

Highlights: Trip to Italy, Circular viaduct in Brusio, from Tirano take the Bernina Bus, the Veltlin

Bernina Express

Day 4

Lugano - Lucerne / approx. 6h

Ride with the Gotthard Panorama Express to Flüelen. Continue your trip by boat to Lucerne. Overnight stay in Lucerne.

Highlights: Swiss history in the Gotthard tunnel, Lake Lucerne, the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne

Gotthard Panorama Express Panoramawagen

Day 5

Return trip by public transport from Lucerne to your final destination in Switzerland or extend your stay.

Highlights: the gateway to Central Switzerland, close to the excursion mountains Rigi, Pilatus and Stanserhorn

Luzern bei Sonnenuntergang und im Hintergrund die Kappelbrücke

Inclusions

  • Rail journey from your starting point in Switzerland and back
  • Overnight stay incl. breakfast in Zermatt, St. Moritz, Lugano, Lucerne
  • Seat reservation in the Glacier Express, Bernina Express train, Bernina Express bus and Gotthard Panorama 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: 12.04. - 13.10.2022 & 12.04. - 14.10.2023
  • 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.
  • Trip can also be booked in reverse
  • Additional overnight stays in Zermatt, St. Moritz, Lugano and Lucerne bookable
  • Book your lunch on the Glacier Express. 
  • The route from Tirano to Lugano takes place in 2nd class bus.
  • Here you can find the current timetables
  • Tips: 

  • Benefit from over 100 2 for 1 offers and save up to CHF 4,500 with the Swiss Coupon Pass
  • Would you like to make someone happy? Why not offer them the trip as a gift?