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GoldenPass Tour

GoldenPass Line Zweisimmen-Montreux © GoldenPass - MOB
GoldenPass Line Zweisimmen-Montreux © GoldenPass - MOB
An impressive train journey with the GoldenPass Line panorama train over the royal route of Switzerland.
Duration: 6 days / 5 nights

Lucerne is the gateway for Lake Lucerne Region. From historic places on Lake Lucerne, over the eternal snow on Mount Titlis, up to the local mountain Pilatus, out into Lucerne's countryside - everything is easy reachable - at any time of the year.

Interlaken is the adrenalin metropolis of Switzerland and as well the gateway to the three majestic mountains Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. It is located in dreamlike surrounding between the lakes of Thun and Brienz.

With an almost Mediterranean climate, the small town of Montreux is a beautiful place on Lake Geneva and world famous for the jazz festival which takes place every summer.

This train journey brings you strong emotions and a captivating panorama that you should not miss. An equally unforgettable journey will be made in the historic wagons of the Golden Pass Belle Époque; let yourself be transported back into history and enjoy this pleasant journey.

Price per person from CHF 765.–




Highlights

  • Lucerne, the Chapel Bridge and its Water Tower
  • Interlaken, the adrenalin metropolis of Switzerland and gateway to many excurions
  • GoldenPass Line Panoramic or Belle Époque train
  • Lake Geneva region
  • UNESCO World heritage Site, Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces
  • Montreux with Medieval Chillon Castle
 GoldenPass Line Lucerne-Interlaken © Zentralbahn.ch Famous Chapel Bridge and Mount Pilatus summit

Travel details

Itinerary
1st day: Arrival in Lucerne
Arrival in Lucerne by train 2nd class from the Swiss border or any Swiss airport. Overnight in Lucerne.

2nd day: Lucerne
Breakfast at the Hotel. Full day at leisure. We suggest an excursion by boat and cogwheel train to Mount Pilatus or to Mount Rigi or discover the beautiful city of Lucerne. Overnight in Lucerne.

3rd day: Lucerne to Interlaken (2h)
Breakfast at the Hotel. From Lucerne over the Brünig Pass to Interlaken by the Luzern-Interlaken Express. On your journey you will pass 3 small lakes before reaching Lake Brienz with its very distinctive colour due to its glacial waters. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Interlaken.

4th day: Interlaken
Breakfast at the Hotel. Full day at leisure. We suggest a journey to the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe, the highest railway station in Europe located at 3454m. Don't miss out the following attractions: Alpine Sensation, Sphinx, Jungfrau Panorama, Lindt Swiss Chocolate Heaven, Ice Palace and Snow Fun. Overnight in Interlaken.

5th day: Interlaken to Montreux (3h)
Breakfast at the hotel. From Interlaken you take the train to Zweisimmen and change to the GoldenPass Panoramic train to Montreux. You find yourself among alpine forests, bubbling mountain springs and picturesque mountain villages. Possibility to stop in Gstaad for an optional excursion to Glacier 3000. Overnight in Montreux.

6th day: Departure from Montreux
Breakfast at the hotel. Time at leisure for an optional visit of the Medieval Chillon Castle. Return to Swiss border, Swiss airport or individual onward journey.

This tour can also be booked in the opposite direction.

Services

Included
  • Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi: GoldenPass Line (4 transfers) in 2nd class from/to Swiss border or from/to Swiss airport
  • Seat reservation GoldenPass Line Lucerne–Interlaken–Zweisimmen–Montreux
  • 2 nights in Lucerne, 3* hotel, standard double room with private facilities, breakfast
  • 2 nights in Interlaken, 3* hotel, standard double room with private facilities, breakfast
  • 1 night in Montreux, 3* hotel, standard double room with private facilities, breakfast
  • Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postal-coach and cable car can be purchased at 25–50% of the regular fares
Not Included
  • From CHF 86.– upgrade to 1st class rail
  • Excursions
  • Additional services
  • Additional nights
  • Supplement for single room
  • Upgrade to 4* and 5* Hotels
  • Upgrade to higher room categories
  • Hotel supplements Montreux Jazz Festival
  • Some hotels may charge CHF 2.– to CHF 7.– local city taxes per person/night

Excursions

Mount Rigi – Lucerne
Mount Rigi – Lucerne

On the way to Lucerne we recommend a stop at Arth-Goldau. There you take the cogwheel railway up to Mount Rigi. Or you take the boat from Lucerne to Weggis and board the aerial cableway. The «Queen of the Mountains» offers 100 kilometers of hiking trails with a stunning panorama. On Europe's first cogwheel train you will get back to Vitznau where you can take a boat back to Lucerne. » When: 19.4.-2.11. + 15.11.2020-1.4.2021. Duration: half day.


Price per person from CHF 63.–
 
Mount Pilatus – Lucerne
Pilatusbahn © Pilatus Bahnen/Swiss Travel System swiss-image.ch/Christian Perret
Mount Pilatus – Lucerne

Enjoy a boat trip on lake Lucerne and a stunning view of the surrounding mountains. In Alpnachstad you will board the steepest cogwheel railway in the world to reach the summit. Then take the aerial cableway and the panoramic gondolas back to Kriens where you board the bus to go back to Lucerne. » When: daily, from mid-May to mid-October 2020 from/to Lucerne. Duration: 4 hours.


Price per person from CHF 55.–
 
Titlis – Lucerne
Titlis – Lucerne

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.


Price per person from CHF 87.–
 
Home-cooked meal with a local – Montreux
Home-cooked meal with a local – Montreux

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


Price per person from CHF 56.–
 
Rochers-de-Naye – Montreux
Rochers-de-Naye – Montreux

Rochers-de-Naye has always been a popular destination for nature lovers and its main peak is 2042 m high. Once an hour, a rack railway waits at the Montreux train station, which climbs more than 1600 m of differences in altitude while passing fields, villages and forests. After about 55 minutes you reach the summit with all its possibilities for an unforgettable stay. » When: daily according to timetable. Duration: half day.


Price per person from CHF 38.–
 
Free public transport - Lucerne
Free public transport - Lucerne

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.


 
Free public transport – Interlaken
Free public transport – Interlaken

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.


 

Travel dates

Travel dates:
GoldenPass Line Luzern-Interlaken-Montreux
1.4.20-1.4.21

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My specialty: Bern
In Berne, my hometown, I particularly like the beautiful old town with its 6 km long arcades which invites you to stroll and to shop.

 

 

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