Highlights of Switzerland
This journey includes the train ride on one of the most scenic routes through Switzerland on board of the Glacier Express. And also you get the chance to discover historic Lucerne, glamorous St. Moritz, charming Zermatt and the gateway to Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau - Interlaken. The included excursions will offer you the best panoramic views and highest mountains in Switzerland. This is truly the best way to discover the highlights of Switzerland.
Offer valid: 18.04 - 11.10.2020
- 2 overnight stays with breakfast in Lucerne
- 1 overnight stay with breakfast in St. Moritz
- 2 overnight stays with breakfast in Zermatt
- 2 overnight stays with breakfast in Interlaken
- Excursion Pilatus, Gornergrat and Jungfraujoch (non-guided)
- Seat reservation on the Glacier Express from St. Moritz to Zermatt (or vice versa)
- Rail ticket 2nd class: border/airport - Lucerne - St. Moritz - Zermatt - Interlaken - border/airport
Day 1: Transfer by rail to Lucerne and take the opportunity to discover the Old Town and stroll along Lake Lucerne and visit the Chapel Bridge. Complete with gable paintings, the covered, medieval Chapel Bridge forms the centrepiece of Lucerne’s townscape and is considered to be one of the oldest, covered wooden bridges in Europe. Overnight in Lucerne.
Day 2: This is a fantastic excursion to enjoy beautiful views of the Lake Lucerne region. Short cruise across the lake to Alpnachstad. Change here to the steepest cogwheel train in the world. For the return journey chose between cogwheel train or gondola to Kriens. Back to Lucerne by bus. Overnight in Lucerne.
Day 3: Get on board of the train and ride to the world famous holiday resort of St. Moritz. King Carl Gustaf of Sweden is only one of the many prominent guests of St. Moritz. St. Moritz is often called an Alpine metropolis. There are numerous luxury hotels, spas and upscale shops against an Alpine background of lakes and mountains. Overnight in St. Moritz.
Day 4: Today you take the world famous Glacier Express to Zermatt which crosses no less than 291 bridges and goes through 91 tunnels. After an exhilarating trip, you will arrive in Zermatt, at the foot of the Matterhorn. Overnight in Zermatt.
Day 5: The cogwheel train will take you up to 3089 m. During the ride to the summit you will experience excellent vantage points for some 29 four-thousand-meter peaks including the mighty Matterhorn. Overnight in Zermatt.
Day 6: Today you leave the Valais region and ride on a train to the Bernese Oberland to Interlaken, the door to the alpine world of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. Overnight in Interlaken.
Day 7: Take the train from Interlaken to the Kleine Scheidegg at the foot of the famous Eiger. Change trains and ride via ‘Eiger Gletscher’ to the Jungfraujoch – the highest railway station in Europe at 3454 m with some breathtaking views of the Aletsch glacier at 22 km the longest in the Alps and an UNESCO World Heritage site. Overnight in Interlaken.
Day 8: After breakfast journey back by train to the airport/border or on to your next holiday destination.
supplements per person
|upgrade to 1st class on all train rides||CHF 182.00|
|lunch on the Glacier Express (3-course menu)||CHF 45.00|
|dish of the day on the Glacier Express||CHF 32.00|