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Map Grand Train Tour of Switzerland - Winter Magic

Highlights

  • 4 unique regions
  • Scenic rides on the Glacier Express and optional journey on the Bernina Panorama Winter
  • Top sights including Matterhorn, Rhine Gorge and Landwasser Viaduct
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«Switzerland has plenty of natural wonders and many of them look even better in a heavy layer of snow. This creates a landscapes which is absolutely beautiful.»

Patrick - Our Switzerland Expert

Day 1

Individual arrival in Switzerland

Enjoy the winter landscapes along the scenic journey between Lucerne and Interlaken. Nestled between the two beautiful lakes of Brienz and Thun and at the foot of the Jungfrau massif, Interlaken is your gateway to adventures. Overnight stay in Interlaken.

An option also to start your tour with overnights in Lucerne.

Highlights: Jungfraujoch, Ice Magic, Eiger north face, Ice Palace, Wengen, Schilthorn

Lucerne-Interlaken Express

Day 2

Interlaken

Interlaken is a winter paradise with many magical moments waiting to be discovered. In the midst of the snow-covered mountain peaks and the glittering lake landscape, a magical natural idyll awaits you. Will you visit a mountain, explore on a winter hike or ski down a fresh piste? Overnight stay in Interlaken.

Highlights: Combine with a fun ski day activity in the Jungfrau Ski Region. Ski in Grindelwald-Wengen, Grindelwald-First and Mürren-Schilthorn. 

View from Harder Kulm in Interlaken in Winter.

Day 3 - 4

Interlaken - Zermatt

Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn and this snow assured resort offers lots of original character and unlimited possibilities. Overnight stay in Zermatt.

Highlights: Combine with a fun ski day activity in the Zermatt Glacier Paradise or see the best view of the Matterhorn from Gornergrat.

Zermatt im Winter im Matterhorn

Day 5

Zermatt - St. Moritz

Journey on the Glacier Express, the slowest express train in the world. This ride between Zermatt and St. Moritz is an unforgettable experience surrounded by a breath-taking backdrop of mountain panoramas. Travel across unspoiled landscapes as the route takes you over the Oberalp Pass and through the Rhine Gorge. Overnight stay in St. Moritz.

Highlights: Deep gorges and snow-covered valleys 

glacier express winter landwasserviadukt

Day 6

St. Moritz

Option to add a ‘must’ in this region and for Switzerland, in general, is a journey on the famous UNESCO-protected Bernina and Albula lines. The Bernina Panorama Winter, a regional train with panoramic carriages is a spell-binding journey past mighty glaciers and high-alpine lakes covered in snow which descends through a winter wonderland to the Italian-speaking Poschiavo. Overnight in St. Moritz.

Highlights: Bernina Express - Lago Blanco, Alp Grüem, Poschiavo

Bernina Express im Winter

Day 7

Your tour is coming to an end. Return trip by public transport from St. Moritz to your final destination in Switzerland or extend your stay.

Highlights: Segantini Museum, view over the Upper Engadine Lake Region from Muottas Muragl, Corvatsch, Diavolezza, Lagalb and Corviglia

Blick auf das Dorf St. Moritz vom Hotel Monopol

Inclusions

  • All rail travel as per itinerary  
  • Overnight stay incl. breakfast in Interlaken, Zermatt, and St. Moritz
  • Optional overnight available in Lucerne
  • Seat reservation in the Glacier Express Zermatt - St. Moritz
  • Half Fare Card
  • From price applies per person sharing 3-star double room with 2nd class travel, excluding flights
  • Booking period: all year round 
  • Travel period: 10.12.22 - 24.04.2023
  • Price example calculated on 01.07.2022 for 01.02.2023

Good to know

  • Ideal starting point Zurich or Basel airport
  • Travel documents are sent by email and in exceptional cases by post.
  • Daily departures
  • Additional overnight stays in each destionation bookable
  • Here you can find the current timetables
  • Book your lunch on the Glacier Express.

Tips:

  • Download the new app for the Grand Train Tour of Switzerland now and collect points for great offers while discovering the "must see" lakes in a playful way.
  • You can find more inspiration for the trip at our partner MySwitzerland
  • Benefit from over 100 2 for 1 offers and save up to CHF 4,500 with the Swiss Coupon Pass

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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