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Historical train Crocodile Locomotive

Highlights of the route

  • Chur - the oldest town in Switzerland
  • Crossing the Bernina Pass and Alp Grüm
  • Albula Railway Museum in Bergün
  • Historic railroad composition between Filisur and Davos
  • Schatzalp Davos - the magic mountain
  • Historic ambiance in the Swiss Historic Hotels
Daniela Dysli

«The Swiss Historic Hotels are houses with living traditions, each of which has its own unique story to tell.»

Daniela - Our Switzerland expert

Day 1

Arrival by public transport from your starting point in Switzerland to Chur. Overnight stay at the Swiss Historic Hotel Stern in Chur.

Highlights: historical old town, Brambrüesch - the local mountain

Chur Arcas Place

Day 2

Chur - Poschiavo / approx. 3h 30 min

Travel on the Bernina Express from Chur to Poschiavo. Overnight stay at the Swiss Historic Hotel Albrici in Poschiavo.

Highlights: Highest railroad line over the Alps, Alp Grüm, Lago Bianco, Landwasser Viaduct.

Bernina Express Herbst Alp Grüm

Day 3

Poschiavo - Filisur - Davos / approx. 3 h 15 min (pure travel time)

Journey with regular trains from Poschiavo to Filisur. In Bergün it is worth stopping for a visit to the Albula Railway Museum to learn more about the history and construction of what is probably the most spectacular Alpine railroad in Europe. The last stretch between Filisur and Davos is covered in the historic train composition of the Rhaetian Railway from the 1920s. From mid-May to the end of October, the nostalgic rail cars and open observation cars are usually pulled by the legendary "Crocodile" locomotive (subject to change). Overnight stay at the Swiss Historic Berghotel Schatzalp in Davos.

Highlights: Albula Railway Museum in Bergün, historic train ride between Filisur and Davos, Zügen Gorge, Wiesner Viaduct.
 

Der Nostalgiezug der Rhaetischen Bahn (RhB).

Day 4

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

Highlights: Schatzalp - The Magic Mountain, Botanical Garden, Davos - The Highest City in the Alps

Berghotel Schatzalp Davos

Inclusions

  • Rail journey from your starting point in Switzerland and back
  • Overnight stay incl. breakfast in a Swiss Historic Hotel in Chur, Poschiavo and Davos
  • Seat reservation on the Bernina Express
  • Guest card "Davos Klosters Premium Card"
  • From price applies per person in a 3-star double room, 2nd class. Excluding flights
  • Booking period: all year round
  • Travel period: 07.06. - 26.10.2023
  • Price example calculated on 29.09.2022 for 29.06.2023

Good to know

  • Travel documents are sent by email if possible, in exceptional cases by post.
  • Additional overnight stays in Chur, Poschiavo and Davos bookable
  • Trip can also be booked in reverse
  • The historic train compositions run between Filisur and Davos Platz twice daily in each direction according to the timetable:
    • Departure Filisur: 11:06 and 16:06
    • Departure Davos Platz: 10:18 and 15:18
  • Subject to changes in train composition.
  • On presentation of the hotel voucher, you will receive the up and downhill ride for Schatzalp Davos on site at a reduced price
  • If there is no Swiss Historic Hotel available in a location, an alternative hotel will automatically be displayed in the booking process.

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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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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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