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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. Time at leisure. 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 (1h50)
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 (4h)
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: Montreux and return journey
Breakfast at the hotel. Time at leisure for an optional visit of the Medieval Chillon Castle. Individual return journey.

This tour can also be booked in the opposite direction.

Services

Included
  • Swiss Travel Pass Flex 4 days 2nd class
  • Seat reservation GoldenPass Line
  • 2 nights in Lucerne, 3* hotel, standard double room with breakfast
  • 2 nights in Interlaken, 3* hotel, standard double room with breakfast
  • 1 night in Montreux, 3* hotel, standard double room with breakfast
  • 50% discount on most mountain railways, free entry at more than 500 museums (only valid on a selected travel day)
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
  • City taxes

Excursions

Mount Rigi
© 2021 RIGI BAHNEN AG
Mount Rigi

In 2021, Europe's first mountain railway will be 150 years old! The Rigi "the queen of the mountains" is a majestic mountain and impresses with an impressive panoramic view of 13 lakes. The "royal round trip" starts from Lucerne by boat to Vitznau. The cogwheel railway takes you to the Rigi at 1738 metres. A short climb takes you to the summit of Rigi Kulm. Return by cogwheel railway to Rigi Kaltbad, by cable car to Weggis and back by boat to Lucerne. » When: according to timetable. Duration: half day.


Price per person from CHF 80.–
Mount Pilatus – Lucerne
© PILATUS-BAHNEN AG
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 from/to Lucerne. Duration: 4 hours.


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

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: according to timetable. Duration: half day.


Price per person from CHF 87.–
Jungfraujoch «Top of Europe»
Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe
Jungfraujoch «Top of Europe»

Drive up to the Jungfraujoch "Top of Europe" at 3454 m and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view. The unobstructed view of the Central Plateau and the Aletsch Glacier lined with four-thousand-metre peaks will thrill you. Don't miss these sights to visit: Ice Palace 30 m below the surface of the glacier, Snow Fun, Sledding Pak, Glacier Restaurants, Sphinx Viewing Terrace and walking trails in the eternal snow. Take the Bernese Oberland Railway from Interlaken-Ost station to Lauterbrunnen or Grindelwald. Change to the Wengernalpbahn to Kleine Scheidegg and continue to the Jungfraujoch. » When: according to timetable. Duration: half day.


Price per person: from CHF 105.–
Schilthorn Piz Gloria
Schilthorn Piz Gloria
Schilthorn Piz Gloria

Experience the fantastic mountains on the 2970 m high Schilthorn. Follow in the interactive experience exhibition "BOND WORLD" or enjoy a Burger 007 in the revolving restaurant Piz Gloria. From Interlaken take the train to Lauterbrunnen and then the bus to Stechelberg. » When: according to timetable. Duration: half day.


Price per person from CHF 69.–
Free public transport
Free public transport

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.


Glacier 3000 – Gstaad
Glacier 3000 – Gstaad

The Glacier 3000 beckons with yet another attraction: A suspension bridge connecting two mountain peaks. The 107 meter-long and 80 centimeters wide bridge connects the «View Point» lookout with the Scex Rouge and you will have amazing views of the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc Massif, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. From Gstaad you take the bus to Col-du-Pillon.» When: according to timetable. Duration: half day.


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
Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces
Free public transport

From your first overnight in a hotel in Montreux you receive the Montreux Riviera Card. It includes free travel on public transportation within the range of validity MOBILIS (Montreux - Vevey region). You also get discounts on boat trips and mountain railways as well as on entrance tickets in museums and amusement parks. Discounts cannot be cumulated with other special offer.


Travel dates

Travel dates
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