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Itinerary Voralpen Express, Centovalli St. Gallen - Montreux

Highlights

  • UNESCO World Heritage City St. Gallen
  • Lucerne and Lake Lucerne
  • Gotthard mountain route
  • Centovalli train ride
  • Lago Maggiore and Locarno
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Day 1

St. Gallen - Lucerne / approx. 2h20

Arrival by public transport from your starting point in Switzerland to St. Gallen. Travel on the Voralpen-Express from St. Gallen to Lucerne in 1st class. Overnight stay in Lucerne.

Highlights: Drive over the highest railway viaduct, past Rapperswil and Lake Zurich, upland moor near Rothenthurm

Blick vom Katholischen Kirchenturm auf den Stiftsbezirk

Day 2

Onward journey from Lucerne with the Treno Gottardo via the Gotthard mountain route to Locarno in 1st class. Overnight stay in Locarno

Highlights: Treno Gottardo, over 200 bridges, Locarno - the warmest city in Switzerland, Lake Maggiore

With the Treno Gottardo over the Gotthard mountain route to Ticino.

Day 3

Locarno - Domodossola / approx. 3.5h

Continue with the Centovalli train in 2nd class to Domodossola (Italy) and on to Montreux. Overnight stay in Montreux.

Highlights: Centovalli Railway, ride through the Valais and along the Rhone, Lake Geneva, Chillon Castle

mit der Centovalli Bahn von Locarno nach Domodossola

Day 4

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

Highlights: Mountain excursion Rochers-de-Naye, boat trip on lake Geneva, visit Lavaux and its vinyards, Chaplins World, 

The famous Castle Chillon near Montreux.

Inclusions

  • All rail travel as per itinerary
  • Overnight stay incl. breakfast in Lucerne, Locarno and Montreux
  • Swiss Travel Pass 4 days
  • Voralpen-Express seat reservation
  • From price applies per person sharing 3-star double room with 2nd class travel., excluding flights
  • Booking period: all year round
  • Travel period: 01.01. - 31.12.2022 & 01.01. - 31.12.2023
  • Price example calculated on 01.07.2022 for 01.10.2023

Good to know

  • Travel documents are sent by email and in exceptional cases by post.
  • Best access via Zurich airport
  • Trip can also be booked in reverse
  • Here you can find the current timetables

Tip:

  • Would you like to make someone happy? Why not offer them the trip as a gift?
  • Benefit from over 100 2 for 1 offers and save up to CHF 4,500 with the Swiss Coupon Pass.
  • Our gift to you: 01.01. - 31.12.2022 & 01.01. - 31.12.2023: Free upgrade to 1st class on the Voralpen-Express, depending on availability

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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