Grand Train Tour of Switzerland


tour programme – 8 days / 7 nights
GoldenPass – Jung­fraujoch – Top Of Europe – Glacier Express – Bernina Express

valid from 14th april – 22nd october 2017


1st day:
Rail journey from Zurich Airport via Lucerne/Olten to Interlaken. Overnight in Interlaken.

2nd day:
After breakfast a highlight of your visit to Switzerland awaits you. Enjoy a journey to the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe.
The highest railway station in Europe is located 3454 m/11’333 ft. Visitors gain access to a high-Alpine wonderland of ice, snow and rock, which they can admire from the viewing platforms on the Aletsch Glacier or in the Ice Palace. The railway journey to the Jungfraujoch is an experience which leads through the Eiger and the Mönch. At the Eismeer and Eigerwand intermediate stations, visitors can enjoy the wonderful view from the Eiger North Face. Overnight in Interlaken.

And don’t miss the following attractions at Junfraujoch – Top of Europe:
Alpine Sensation:

The Alpine Adventure Trip
Sphinx – 3571m above sea level:
Sphinx – the most breathtaking views from the Top of Europe
Jungfrau Panorama:
4-minute 360° Jungfrau region cinema experience
lindt Swiss chocolate Heaven:
The Lindt & Sprüngli Adventure World at the highest elevation
ice Palace:
A unique world of ice in the heart of the Jungfraujoch
Snow Fun – top of europe:
Fun and games in the world of glaciers.

3rd day:
Train ride to Zweisimmen. Change to the GoldenPass Panoramic train (or optional GoldenPass Classic) for this memorable trip to Montreux on the shore of Lake Geneva. You find yourself among alpine forests, bubbling mountain springs and picturesque mountain villages. Overnight in Montreux.

4th day:
Today you board the train to Zermatt, the marvellous alpine resort at the foot of the majestic Matterhorn. Overnight in Zermatt.

5th day:
Board the Glacier Express and enjoy one of the greatest rail journeys in the world. The Glacier Express takes you across 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2033 m to St. Moritz. Overnight in St. Moritz.

6th day:
The Bernina Express of the Rhaetian Railway takes you along its the UNESCO World Heritage route. Enjoy an Alpine switchback ride, taking you from a land of towering glaciers to one of swaying palms. Overnight in Lugano.

7th day:
Train journey from Lugano to Lucerne. Experience the new Gotthard Base Tunnel – with its 57 kilometres it is the longest train tunnel in the world. It takes only 17 minutes to travel this fast flat-track route under the Alpine massif in the heart of Europe. Overnight inLucerne.

8th day:
Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request.

Additional nights
it’s possible to book additional nights at any of the included overnight destinations, except Interlaken.

Prices per person in chf 3* hotel 3* hotel 4* hotel 4* hotel1
  14.04.17-13.05.17 13.05.17-22.10.17 14.04.17-13.05.17 13.05.17-22.10.17
double room 1419 1454 1742 1808
single room 1623 1669 2103 2182
Supplements per person:        
CHF 165.- upgrading to 1st class rail        
CHF 43.- lunch on board the Glacier Express        
1 Supplement Montreux Jazz Festival 30.06.-15.07.17 CHF 109.-      

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