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Duration

14 Days 13 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English, Italian, Romansh, Swiss - German

About this tour

ūüöě‚ú® Embark on a breathtaking 14-day independent rail adventure through Switzerland‚Äôs stunning landscapes! ūüĆĄ Start in Interlaken, the gateway to Jungfraujoch, Europe’s highest railway station‚ÄĒfeel on top of the world! ūüöČ‚ĚĄÔłŹ From Interlaken, hop on the Golden Pass train to Montreux, a picturesque town on Lake Geneva‚Äôs shores. ūüĆäūüĆł Next, travel to Zermatt, nestled beneath the iconic Matterhorn. From Zermatt, ride the famous Glacier Express, the world‚Äôs slowest express train, to the glamorous St. Moritz. ūüöāūüĆü Continue your journey on the Bernina Express to the sunny Tirano region.¬† Finally, travel from Lugano to Lucerne aboard the Gotthard Panorama Express. ūüöěūüŹěÔłŹ Experience Switzerland‚Äôs most celebrated destinations in style.‚ú®

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Package expires at on 30th, September 2024

Highlights

  • Interlaken: Gateway to Jungfraujoch, Europe‚Äôs highest railway station. ūüöČ
  • Golden Pass Train: Scenic ride to Montreux on Lake Geneva. ūüĆä
  • Zermatt: Below the iconic Matterhorn. ūüŹĒÔłŹ
  • Glacier Express: Slow train to glamorous St. Moritz. ūüöā
  • Bernina Express: Journey to sunny Tirano. ‚ėÄÔłŹ
  • Gotthard Panorama Express: From Lugano to Lucerne. ūüöě
  • Explore Switzerland‚Äôs top destinations in style! ‚ú®

Included/Excluded

  • 3 nights in Interlaken in a 4* Hotel
  • 2 nights in Montreux in a 4* Hotel
  • 2 nights in Zermatt in a 4* Hotel
  • 2 nights in St. Moritz in a 4* Hotel
  • 2 nights in Lugano in a 4* Hotel
  • 2 nights in Lucerne in a 4* Hotel
  • 14 Day Swiss Travel Pass in 2nd class
  • Upgrade to 1st Class on the Gotthard Panorama Express
  • GoldenPass Line from Zweisimmen to Montreux
  • Glacier Express from Zermatt to St. Moritz
  • Bernina Express train from St. Moritz to Tirano
  • Bernina Express bus from Tirano to Lugano
  • Gotthard Panorama Express from Lugano to Lucerne in 1st Class
  • Seat reservation on the Glacier Express, Golden PassExpress, Bernina Express train and bus, Gotthard Panorama Express
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Jungfraujoch self-guided Mountain Excursion
  • Ballenberg Open Air Museum self-guided visit
  • Wine tasting self-guided experience in the Lavaux
  • 50% discount on additional local rail tickets
  • 50% discount on some mountain excursions
  • Swiss Coupon Pass
  • Guest Cards in Interlaken, Montreux, St.Moritz, Lugano, and Lucerne
  • Freedom of Choice Days
  • International airfares and taxes
  • Domestic airfares and taxes, unless otherwise specified in our holiday package
  • Visa expenses, processing and issuance fees
  • Meals other than as specified in our holiday package
  • Travel Insurance or expenses of a personal nature (mini-bar, phone call, laundry, etc.),
  • Tips or gratuities to guides, drivers, porters, hotel, restaurant or boat staff, etc.
  • Or any other travel expense that has not been included in our holiday package

Itinerary

Make your own way to Interlaken and enjoy the rest of the evening at leisure in this beautiful town. Overnight stay in Interlaken in a 4-Star Hotel.

Breakfast at the hotel to start your day. The journey to the¬†Jungfraujoch¬†at 3,454 meters ‚Äź¬†Europe‚Äôs highest altitude railway station¬†‚Äź is a highlight of every visit to Switzerland. The Jungfrau Railway¬†is an engineering masterpiece. The last section has been built inside the mountain itself, and the view through the panorama windows at the¬†"Eigerwand"¬†and¬†"Eismeer"¬†stations in the middle of the North Wall are a thrilling experience. The platform of the observatory is located right above the Aletsch Glacier. The¬†"Alpine Sensation"¬†a subway inside the rock connects the Ice Paradise with the Sphinx Hall. Overnight stay¬†in¬†Interlaken¬†in a¬†4-Star¬†Hotel.

Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Discover Swiss heritage in a day! Since the 1970s traditional farmhouses, stables, bakehouses and barns, under threat from demolition, have been dismantled piece by piece and rebuilt in the Ballenberg Open Air Museum. This living history museum has expanded to include approximately 100 residential and agricultural buildings from all over Switzerland. The museum really comes to life thanks to the authentic cultivation of useful plants, over 250 domestic farm animals and the demonstrations by craftsmen and farmers who work with traditional tools. Try your hand at rural crafts, and discover Swiss heritage and culture. Overnight stay in Interlaken in a 4-Star Hotel.

Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Your journey continues with the GoldenPass Line through the wild and romantic Pays d'Enhaut and through scenic villages along the shore of Lake Geneva. Overnight stay in Montreux in a 4-Star Hotel.

Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel and choose one of our Freedom of Choice activities included. In the late afternoon a Swiss wine experience is included at Vinorama, located in the UNESCO world heritage protected Lavaux wine growing region; 3 wine tastings included. Overnight stay in Montreux in a 4-Star Hotel.

Breakfast
Freedom of Choice Options
  • Chillon Castle self-guided visit:One of the best preserved castles in Europe, found¬†outside Montreux on an island located on¬†Lake Geneva.¬†Castle Chillon¬†is amongst the most visited medieval castles in Switzerland and Europe. Successively occupied by the house of Savoy then by the Bernese from 1536 until 1798, it now belongs to the State of Vaud and is classified as a Swiss Cultural Property of National Significance.
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  • Olympic Museum self-guided visit:Experience the home of the Olympics in Lausanne at the¬†Olympic Museum, which¬†houses permanent and temporary exhibits relating to sport and the Olympic movement. With more than 10,000 artifacts, the museum is the largest archive of Olympic Games in the world and one of Lausanne's prime tourist site draws attracting more than 250,000 visitors each year.

Breakfast at the hotel. Travel from Montreux to Zermatt. Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn and offers plenty of things to explore. Enjoy a day at leisure here. Overnight stay in Zermatt in a 4-Star Hotel.

Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel and choose one of our Freedom of Choice activities included.. Overnight in Zermatt in a 4-Star Hotel.

Breakfast

Freedom of Choice Options

  • Gornergrat self-guided excursion:Gornergrat, one of the most famous and truly spectacular experiences combining a cogwheel train ride from Zermatt to an altitude of 3089m. An iconic view of the Matterhorn awaits, along with 29 other 4,000m peaks. There are¬†several stops on the way which are starting points for various hiking and walking trails.

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  • Matterhorn Glacier Paradise self-guided excursion:Visit the¬†Matterhorn Glacier Paradise. One of the highest vantage point in Europe at 3,883m ‚Äź right next to the Matterhorn. A series of gondolas and cable cars are taken to the summit where breath‚Äźtaking views await. The Glacier Palace is a highlight where a mystical world of ice and snow showcase impressive sculptures made of ice.

Breakfast at the hotel. Take the world‚Äźfamous¬†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 stay in¬†St.¬†Moritz¬†in a¬†4-Star¬†Hotel.

Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure. The world famous holiday resort of St. Moritz lies in the heart of the Engadine Valley on the southern side of the Alps and very close to the Italian border. The stunning lake side setting makes this one of the best holiday destinations in Switzerland. Use the Engadine Guest Card for unlimited travel on a number of cable cars, funiculars and chairlifts, as well as public transport. A recommendation is to take the funicular to Muottas Muragl. Other options include Corvatsch and Diavolezza. Overnight stay in St. Moritz in a 4-Star Hotel.

Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. 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. Lugano, the largest town in Ticino, is a town with a Mediterranean flair, with parks and flowers, villas and sacred buildings. Set on the lakeside Lugano is surrounded by numerous mountains offering splendid viewpoints, and boasts a traffic‚Äźfree historic town centre with exclusive museums and a packed calendar of events. Overnight stay in¬†Lugano¬†in a¬†4-Star¬†Hotel.

Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure. The¬†Ticino Ticket¬†provides access to¬†unlimited travel throughout the Ticino transport network. Additional discounts on funicular railway, cable car and boats are¬†also possible. A suggestion is to visit the landmark of Lugano, Monte San Salvatore, by funicular railway for magnificent 360¬į panoramic views over Lugano and the lake. A popular walk leads down through the beautifully situated Carona to Lake Lugano at Morcote. Taking a boat trip back to Lugano is a splendid way to round off the day. Overnight stay in¬†Lugano¬†in a¬†4-Star¬†Hotel.

Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. The¬†Gotthard Panorama Express¬†travels from the Mediterranean south to the traditional heart of Switzerland. From Fl√ľelen you will have a boat ride over¬†Lake Lucerne. A few highlights of note in Lucerne include the 14th century covered wooden footbridge spanning the river Reuss and the Lion Monument which is a giant lion carved out of the wall of sandstone rock. Overnight stay in¬†Lucerne¬†in a¬†4-Star¬†Hotel.

Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel and choose one of our Freedom of Choice activities included. Overnight stay in Lucerne in a 4-Star Hotel.

Breakfast

Freedom of Choice Options

  • Mt Pilatus self-guided excursion:"Dragon Mountain"¬†Mt¬†Pilatus; an exceptional experience. The golden round trip starts with a relaxing cruise to Alpnachstad, from where the world's steepest cogwheel railway ascends to Pilatus Kulm 2,123m. Descend on the otherside by cable car and gondola to Kriens and return to Lucerne.

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  • Mt Rigi self-guided excursion:Mount Rigi, known as the "Queen of the Mountains" is one of the most popular alpine excursions in Switzerland. The summit offers breath‚Äźtaking 360‚Äźdegree views over 13 lakes. A short cruise on Lake Lucerne will connect at Vitznau where the cogwheel train climbs to the summit. Return via cogwheel on the other side to Arth Goldau onwards to Lucerne.

Breakfast at the hotel. Your tour finishes in Lucerne. Own arrangements to your ending point in Switzerland.

Breakfast

Durations

14 Days 13 Nights

Languages

English
Italian
Romansh
Swiss - German

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  • 01 May 2024 - 07 Oct 2024

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Interlaken, Switzerland
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