Gotthard Base Tunnel – Bernina Express – Glacier Express
TOUR PROGRAMME – 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
Valid from 9th April – 14th October 2018
Simply the best – a unique combination of four of the most famous trains in Switzerland. Your journey takes you from Central Switzerland to the Italian speaking Ticino, from there through Italy to the Grisons and finally to the Valais – home of the Matterhorn
Train journey from Lucerne to Lugano. 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 in Lugano.
Departure by the famous Bernina Express (coach) to Tirano (Italy). From there by train over the Mount Bernina to St. Moritz. This exciting trip takes you through three cultures from palm trees across the regions of eternal snow to the valley of the young Rhine. Overnight in St. Moritz.
Today you board the Glacier Express which is one of the greatest train journeys in the world. On an 8 hour rail journey the world's slowest express train takes you across 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2’033 metres in altitude. Travel in comfort through the unspoilt natural beauty of a landscape rich in ancient, fragrant mountain forests, peaceful Alpine meadows, rushing mountain streams and mountain valleys, soaked in tradition and centuries-old culture. Overnight in Zermatt.
railtour suisse is the largest rail tour operator in Switzerland. For the past 45 years we have placed our experience and expertise at the service of the leisure traveller. Being a European travel specialists, we take pride and pleasure in organizing holidays and travel for foreign guests wishing to visit Europe. Whether standard or made-to-measure packages, for individuals or groups, we can offer a wide selection of services and arrangements in Europe. These include hotels, transfers, city sightseeing tours, special trains (Glacier Express, Bernina Express, Golden Pass Line, etc.), mountain excursions, outdoor activities and more.