Rail Adventure

Gotthard Base Tunnel – Bernina Express – Glacier Express
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
from CHF 1'259.–

Tour Programme

1st day: Lucerne

Arrival in Lucerne by train 2nd class from the Swiss border or airport. Overnight in Lucerne.

2nd day: Gotthard Base Tunnel

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.

3rd day: Lugano

Time at leisure in Lugano. Enjoy the mediterranean atmosphere in the southern part of Switzerland. Stroll along the lakeside promenade or go up to Monte Bre or San Salvatore. Overnight in Lugano.

4th day: St. Moritz

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.

5th day: St. Moritz

Day off for excursions. Overnight in St. Moritz.

6th day: Zermatt

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.

7th day: Zermatt

Full day at leisure in Zermatt. Overnight in Zermatt.

8th day: Return to Swiss border

Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request.
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Prices & Services

Prices per Person in CHF
Prices per Person in CHF
from CHF 1'259.–
Our Price Includes *
  • Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi: Rail Adventure (5 transfers) in 2nd class from/to Swiss border or airport
  • Seat reservation for Bernina Express (coach and train) and Glacier Express
  • 1 night in Lucerne, rroom with private facilities, breakfast
  • 2 nights each in Lugano, room with private facilities, breakfast
  • Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postal-coaches and cable cars can be purchased at 25–50% of the regular fares


  • * Some hotels may charge a local city tax on spot: app. CHF 2–4 per person/night

Contact

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Your Travel Consultant

Barbara Sahli

Hotline +41 (0)31 378 01 01
E-Mail info@railtoureurope.com

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