Panorama Gopex – S501

The Gotthard Panorama Express links two of Switzerland’s most attractive regions: Central Switzerland and Ticino. It starts in Italian-speaking Lugano with its Mediterranean climate, palm trees and glittering blue lakes. After taking the train to Flüelen, enjoy an unforgettable cruise aboard a vintage paddle steamer as you glide into Luzern, the most central part of Switzerland.

Itinerary :

Day 1: Arrival in Lugano
Arrive in Switzerland; onward rail transfer to Lugano. This charming city lies in the bay of a beautiful lake surrounded by mountains. The town piazzas, and blooming flowers in the lakeside Belvedere Gardens invite you to relax and unwind. Overnight in Lugano.

Day 2: Explore Lugano
Lugano, the largest town in the holiday region of Ticino, is a town of parks and flowers, villas and sacred buildings. Why not take the boat across the lake to the picturesque fishing vil­lage of Gandria and have lunch at one of the beautiful rustic grottos Explore the winding, cobbled streets before returning by boat to Lu­gano (extra costs apply). Overnight in Lugano.

Day 3: Gotthard Panorama Express
Travel along the old Gotthard Route from the Mediterranean south to the traditional heart of Switzerland, finishing with a lake cruise across Lake Lucerne. From Lugano by train via Bellinzona and on through the 15 km long “old” Gotthard tunnel and then down to Flüelen. End your journey with a leisurely cruise on board one of Lake Lucerne’s vintage paddle steamers for a panoramic 2½ h cruise. Take in the amazing scenery all around you, from the imposing mountain peaks to the for­est covered shores, all reflected in the crystal clear water. Overnight in Luzern.

Day 4: Explore Luzern
Luzern, the gateway to central Switzerland, is embedded within an impressive mountain­ous panorama. Thanks to its beautiful lakeside setting and the nearby mountains excursion of Rigi, Pilatus and Stanserhorn, the town is a popular destination for many individuals. Overnight in Luzern.

Day 5: Departure from Luzern
Before you depart from Luzern, be sure to take a final walk around its attractions in­cluding its fully restored Chapel Bridge, its souvenirs and watch shops. Departure by rail transfer to airport or Swiss/Italian border.

Included Services:

  • 1 x Rail ticket 2nd class: border/airport – Lu­gano – Luzern – border/airport including up to 50% reductions on selected transport services (mountain railways, trains, buses and boats)
  • 2 x Night stay with breakfast and city tax in Lugano
  • 2 x Night stay with breakfast and city tax in Luzern
  • 1 x Seat Reservation on the Gotthard Panorama Express from Lugano to Luzern


Price per person in CHF

Double Single Triple
3 star Season A 696 932 638
4 star Season A 851 1123 765
3 star Season B 785 1020 731
4 star Season B 954 1270 878
Season A 17.04.19 – 30.04.19, 01.10.19 – 22.10.19
Season B 01.05.19 – 30.09.19


Good To Know

Upgrade 1st Class Rail  CHF 75
Excursion from Lugano: Return Boat Cruise to Gandria  CHF 22