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Fahrt mit der Gornergrat Bahn im Winter

Highlights

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

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

Andrea - 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 Line from Zweisimmen (change) 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 - Poschiavo / approx. 1h 30

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 Poschiavo. 

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

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.

Inclusions

  • All rail travel as per itinerary
  • Overnight stays with breakfast in Lucerne, Interlaken, Montreux, Zermatt, and St. Moritz
  • Seat reservation for the GoldenPass Line, Glacier Express, and Bernina Express
  • Half Fare Card
  • From price applies per person in a 3-star double room, 2nd class, excluding flights
  • Booking period: all year round
  • Travel period: 10.12. - 30.04.2022
  • Price example calculated on 01.10.2021 for 02.03.2022

Good to know

  • Best access via main airports of Zurich, Geneva, or Basel. All our packages exclude flights – see Flight Options
  • 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
  • Book your lunch on the Glacier Express. 
  • Here you can find the current timetables

Tips:

  • Benefit from over 100 2 for 1 offers and save up to £ 4,000 with the Swiss Coupon Pass.
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  • 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.

Speak to an expert

We are both the official and largest tour operator for holidays to Switzerland and have been in operation for over 30 years with ABTA and ATOL protection. Please give us a call and we will be happy to go through your plans. Call +44 207 420 4900 to speak with us or send us your travel request via [email protected].

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