Grand Train Tour of Switzerland – Classic
Interlaken – Montreux – Zermatt – St. Moritz – Lugano – Lucerne
This itinerary is perfect to travel across our country while getting a glimpse of some of the best highlights of Switzerland. Ride by crystal clear lakes, through tunnels and along snow-capped mountains. Our Classic Grand Train Tour of Switzerland is the perfect route for those willing to discover the wonders of this little country.
Tour Program (7 Days / 6 Nights)
Valid: Apr 10 – Oct 12, 2023
Our vacation packages in Switzerland begin with an arrival in Interlaken. Individual travel by train via Lucerne to Interlaken along the shores of crystal‐clear lakes, majestic waterfalls and over the magnificent Brünig mountain pass. Overnight in Interlaken.
Your journey continues with the GoldenPass Line through the wild and romantic Pays d'Enhaut through scenic villages along the shore of Lake Geneva. Overnight in Montreux.
Train transfer from Montreux to Zermatt. Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn and offers plenty of things to explore. Enjoy a leisure day on your own and don't miss out an excursion to the Gornergrat (optional tour). Overnight in Zermatt.
Today you will take the world‐famous Glacier Express to St. Moritz. Enjoy some of the spectacular scenery Switzerland has to offer. Along the deep Rhone valley, the Glacier Express travels through an incredibly fascinating part of the Alps. Overnight in St. Moritz.
After breakfast, board the Bernina Express, travel over circular viaducts and pass through winding tunnels before reaching Tirano in Italy. Change to the Bernina Express bus which will take you onwards to Ticino. Overnight in Lugano.
Today you will take the Gotthard Panorama Express which travels from the Mediterranean south to the traditional heart of Switzerland. The world‐famous Gotthard line swiftly climbs from 470 to about 1100 meters above sea level to finally enter the 15‐kilometre‐long Gotthard tunnel – Europe’s most important North/South gateway. From Flüelen you will have a boat ride over Lake Lucerne. Overnight in Lucerne.
Return to Swiss border or individual onward journey.
Itinerary bookable in reverse.
Open Jaw is possible (i.e. starting in Lucerne and ending in Interlaken or v.v.)
Extension nights possible
Combinable with other arrangements (pre‐post tour extension)
Prices per Person in CHF
|Double 3*||Single 3*||Double 4*||Single 4*|
|Apr 10 – Oct 12, 2023||1,509||1,750||1,782||2,155|
Triple and/or Rates for 5-star hotels on request!
Supplements per person in CHF
|Upgrading to 1st class rail||180|
|2‐course menu Glacier Express||52|
|3‐course menu Glacier Express||61|
|Dish of the day Glacier Express||44|
Our Price Includes
- Rail ticket in 2nd class for rail travel per itinerary
- 1 overnight each in Interlaken, Montreux, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Lugano and Lucerne, quality hotels, standard rooms with private facilities and breakfast
- Seat Reservation on the GoldenPass Express from Interlaken to Montreux
- Seat Reservation on the Glacier Express from Zermatt to St. Moritz
- Seat Reservation on the Bernina Express train from St. Moritz to Tirano
- Seat Reservation on the Bernina Express bus from Tirano to Lugano
- Seat Reservation on the Gotthard Panorama Express from Lugano to Lucerne in 1st class
- 50% discount on additional rail tickets (local transport) and some mountain excursions
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