On this breathtaking train journey with the Bernina Express, Glacier Express and the GoldenPass Line, you will be shown the most beautiful places in Switzerland. Mountain landscapes, the most impressive alpine scenery, glaciers, lakes and picturesque towns make this train journey to a real highlight. Best of Switzerland shows you the most beautiful, highest and best of Switzerland.
Enjoy the contrasts between city and country. Zurich, the largest city in Switzerland, is a class of its own. Lucerne with its medieval architecture is the perfect city with an impressive combination of water, mountains and city. St. Moritz, the glamorous mountain village in the Grisons. Zermatt the village at the foot of the Matterhorn, the most photographed mountain in the world. Lugano, a charming paradise on the shores of Lago di Lugano. Palm trees, a romantic lake promenade and a beautiful old town. With its almost Mediterranean climate, Montreux is a beautiful place on Lake Geneva and Interlaken is the gateway to the three mighty mountains: Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau and nestles between Lakes Thun and Brienz.
Is there any better way to discover the magnificent landscape of the Swiss Alps than by train? We believe not.
The most pleasant and impressive variant of a trip between Zermatt and St. Moritz. A first class train ticket is required. » Included in the price: Window seat, tour guide, welcome drink, premium lunch incl. wine, tea time with canapés, soft drinks etc. When: 1.1.-11.10.2020 + 13.12.2020-1.4.2021 on GEX 902 from Zermatt to St. Moritz and on GEX 903 from St. Moritz to Zermatt. Duration: 8h.
The journey on the Glacier Express will also be a culinary highlight. Enjoy a cultivated 3-course lunch or dinner from the on-board fresh kitchen. Reservation is highly recommended. » When: 1.4.-11.10.2020 + 13.12.2020-1.4.2021 on board of every Glacier Express train.
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.
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.
First time in Montreux? Meet a local and have dinner at their place. You will get the best tips and pieces of advice for the next day to visit and you will have a chance to understand our culture better by tasting it. When: daily at 7.30 pm. Duration: 2 hours in E/F/G
First time in Zurich? Meet a local guide for a 60-minute walk through Zurich. You will learn interesting details about the history and lifestyle of the city. » When: daily at 09.00 am, 11.00 am, 7.00 pm and 9.00 pm. Duration: 1 hour in E/F/G.
First time in Lugano? Experience Lugano in a different way. Meet a local guide and drive together along Lake Lugano. Discover the beautiful nature and learn interesting details about the history of Lugano. » When: daily at 09.30 am and 02.30 pm. Duration: approx. 2 hours in E/I/G, without bike rental.
From 2 nights on, our hotels in St. Moritz offer you free rides on all 13 Upper Engadine mountain railways, such as: the funicular Chantarella, the cable cars Corviglia, Piz Nair, the cable car Diavolezza, the chair lifts Suvretta and Signal. The shuttle trip there and back by Engadin bus, post bus and the Rhaetian Railway is also included. Valid 1.5.-31.10.
Not only will you arrive a ½ hour faster at the south part of Switzerland thanks to the new Gotthard Base Tunnel, you will also be able to use all public transport such as bus, train and post bus free of charge. On arrival at the hotel, you will be issued with a public transport card which is valid until the day of departure. This allows you to explore every corner of the canton by public transport.
From two overnight stays you will receive a free ticket for public transport. Take the Engadine Bus, the St. Moritz local bus, the Postbus or the Rhaetian Railway - during your stay you are completely flexible between Maloja and Cinuos-chel-Brail and on the Bernina Express route to Alp Grüm. Many mountain railways are also included. » When: 1.5.-31.10.2020
All guests staying in a hotel in Lucerne receive a free Lucerne visitor card from their hotel. The ticket entitles the holder to travel free of charge by bus and train within zone 10 of the Passepartout fare network in 2nd class. It is valid on the day of arrival, during the entire stay and on the day of departure. » When: daily.
From your first overnight in a hotel in Interlaken you will receive a guest card. This card allows you to benefit from many advantages and discounts in the entire region. Take advantage of free public transport or a discounted ride on the mountain railway to one of the impressive mountain peaks and enjoy the breathtaking view. With the guest card you can experience a wide range of unforgettable activities and special offers. » When: daily.
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