Three exciting and unique countries such as France, Switzerland and Italy, each with its own individual and unique culture, landscape and architecture, await you on this rail journey.
Beside discovering the history, architecture, art, culinary scene, landscapes, sights and attractions of each destination, you will have enough time to get to know the people on your way.
The romantic Paris and gastronomic delights in France, the unspoiled but spectacular Alpine scenery and the many lakes in Switzerland, "la dolce vita" and the richness of art, history and fashion in Italy, will seduce your senses on this rail journey.
No more queuing to enjoy the magnificent view from the top of the world famous monument! Reception at the lifts at the scheduled time and priority access to the 2nd floor. Ascent to 3rd floor (waiting time between 2nd and 3rd floor possible). » When: daily 11 am – 5.30 pm. Day and time must be specified when booking.
Europe's highest railway station is located at 3454 m. The train ride up the Jungfraujoch is an experience that takes you through the Eiger and Mönch mountains. From the middle stations Eismeer and Eigerwand you have a breathtaking view of the impressive north face of the Eiger. » When: 1.4.20-.1.4.21 from/to Interlaken, Grindelwald, Wengen. Duration: 4 hours.
Take a guided tour without queuing through the Milan Cathedral including access to the cathedral terraces. Admire the Gothic building and explore the archaeological area below the cathedral. Afterwards you can explore the cathedral museum. » When: daily from 9.00 am to am and 9 pm. Duration: 90 min. in E.
Round trip on the water with the traditional Venetian gondola (5-6 persons). You will have the opportunity to discover the true, romantic Venice with its beautiful bridges and romantic lanes. » When: several times a day. Duration: approx. 30 min.
Boat trip to the lagoon islands of Murano (incl. visit to a glass factory), Burano and Torcello. » When: daily 1.4.-31.10. at 9.30 am and 2.30 pm, from 1.11.-1.4. at 2 pm (excl. holidays). Duration: 3¾ hours in E.
Vatican Museums, St. Peter's Basilica, Raphael's Room and Sistine Chapel (place of Pope Election Conclave) without queues, admission in museums included. St Peter's Basilica is closed on Wednesday. » When: year round Mo-Sa at 09.00 am. Duration: 3.30 hours, multilingual audio commentary (incl. English).
From Lucerne the train takes you to the mountain monastery village Engelberg where you board the Titlis Xpress to Stand. From there the world's first revolving cable car Titlis Rotair takes you up to Mount Titlis. Visit the glacier cave, ride the Ice Flyer chairlift or get your thrills on the Titlis Cliff Walk. » When: 1.1.-1.11. + 14.11.-31.12.2020. Duration: half day.
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