Whether small or large, deep blue or turquoise, straight or angled: on this rail journey, every kind of water can be admired from the train - and of course Switzerland's largest waterfall, the Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen.
The Voralpen Express runs from Central Switzerland passing lakes and mountains, over the 99-metre-high Sitter Viaduct, the highest railway viaduct in Switzerland and through the hilly Toggenburg directly to the metropolis of St. Gallen, whose Covent is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A completely new railway experience in Switzerland.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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