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Highlights

  • GoldenPass Express
  • Glacier Express 
  • Zermatt with the world-famous Matterhorn
  • Bernina Express
  • Gotthard Panorama Express
  • Voralpen-Express
Alessia Pandolfo

«The reliability of Switzerland's public transport makes this journey possible in the first place.»

Alessia - Our Switzerland expert

Day 1

Lucerne - Interlaken / approx. 2h

Your tour begins as you make your way from your starting point in Switzerland to Lucerne, by public transport. From here, you then take the famous Luzern-Interlaken Express to Interlaken in the very heart of Switzerland. You spend tonight in Interlaken.

Highlights: Chapel bridge, panoramic train, Interlaken, view of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau

tell-pass mit Luzern im Bild im Sommer

Day 2

Interlaken - Montreux / approx. 3h

A highlight of your journey awaits today, as you travel on the celebrated GoldenPass Line to Montreux on sparkling Lake Geneva. Overnight stay in this charming lakeside town.

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

Freddie Mercury Statue in Montreux

Day 3

Montreux - Zermatt / approx. 3h

Today’s journey takes you southwards into the Alps as you make the ascent to lively Zermatt. Enjoy a day at leisure in this charming traffic-free village, set at the base of the iconic Matterhorn. Enjoy an overnight stay here.

Highlights: Montreux, Zermatt, Matterhorn

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

Day 4

Zermatt - St. Moritz / approx. 8h

Today you join The Glacier Express – one of the world’s most famous trains – for the incredible journey through lush valleys, mountain passes and the magnificent Rhine Gorge. Make the most of the spellbinding views from the train’s large panoramic windows as you make your way to the elegant resort of St Moritz, where you spend tonight.

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

Auf der Grand Train Tour of Switzerland nach Zermatt im Sommer

Day 5

St. Moritz - Tirano / approx. 2h 20

Tirano - Lugano / approx. 3h 20

Enjoy a journey on the Bernina Express, which takes you from St Moritz to Switzerland’s Italian-speaking region, Ticino. In the panoramic carriages, be sure to admire the magnificent scenery of the Engadine Valley – from towering palm trees to foaming waterfalls. On arrival in Tirano (Italy), you continue your journey on the Bernina Express bus through Italy and on to the Swiss city of Lugano. Take the time to discover this lively city as you spend the night here.

Highlights: Lago Bianco, Brusio circular viaduct, Poschiavo, Alp Grüm, Lugano

Der Bernina Express Lago Bianco

Day 6

Lugano - Luzern / approx. 5h 30

Travel northwards from Lugano to Flüelen via Bellinzona today, as you take the marvellous Gotthard Panorama Express, in a panorama car to maximise the stunning views. In Flüelen you board the historic paddle steamer and take to the waters of Lake Lucerne for the atmospheric crossing to Lucerne, for an overnight stay.

Highlights: Swiss history in the Gotthard tunnel, Lake Lucerne, paddle steamer, Chapel bridge in Lucerne

Auf der Grand Train Tour im Bernina Express von St. Moritz nach Lugano im Sommer

Day 7

Lucerne - St. Gallen / approx. 2h20

Discover the rugged beauty of north-eastern Switzerland as you take the charming Voralpen-Express from Lucerne to St. Gallen. You then spend the night in this attractive city.

Highlights: High moorland near Rothenthurm, Rapperswil, Lake Zurich, Appenzellerland, St. Gallen

Der Vierwaldstaettersee und die Stadt Luzern

Day 8

Today the itinerary concludes as you make your way to your onward destination in Switzerland by public transport. Alternatively, perhaps extend your stay in St. Gallen.

Highlights: St. Gallen Old Town, Abbey Library, History

Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen

Inclusions

  • All rail travel as per itinerary
  • Overnight stay incl. breakfast in Interlaken, Montreux, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Lugano, Lucerne and St. Gallen
  • Half Fare Card
  • Seat reservation for the Glacier Express, Bernina Express, Gotthard Panorama Express and GoldenPass Line
  • From price applies per person sharing 3-double room with 2nd class travel, excluding flights
  • Booking period: all year round
  • Travel period: 15.04. - 15.10.2024
  • Price example calculated on 01.09.2023 for 01.05.2024

Good to know

  • Travel documents are sent by email and in exceptional cases by post.
  • 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 board the Gotthard Panorama Express can be made directly via +41 41 367 67 67 or online at www.lakelucerne.ch.
  • Book your lunch on the Glacier Express.
  • 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 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?
  • Download the new app for the Grand Train tour of Switzerland now and playfully collect points for great offers while discovering the "must see" spots.

Flight Options

Book flights to Switzerland

Our in-house flights experts will be happy to offer advice and to book the most convenient flight for your trip.

Your flights will be covered by our package booking conditions and will be protected under our ATOL license. We will charge £35 per person for this flight booking service. 

Alternatively book your flights directly with Swiss - our preferred partner for flights to Switzerland.

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