Explore the different regions and cultures of Switzerland. You will travel with the two most famous panorama trains such as the Glacier Express and the Bernina Express from the central part of Switzerland to the Italian-speaking part of Ticino and travel through spectacular landscapes. Addtional you may also add the Gotthard Panorama Express for your jounrey from Lucerne to Lugano. We love trains because they are just fun.
Mountains and lakes in Lucerne, many exciting train rides, dolce vita in Lugano, some glamour in St. Moritz and of course the charming, car-free Zermatt with its Matterhorn, that's all part of this train journey.
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.
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.
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.
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
From Zermatt Europe's highest open-air cogwheel railway takes you up to the Gornergrat. The train crosses impressive bridges, galleries and tunnels. On the summit you will have a superb panoramic view of the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc and other snow-capped peaks rising to above 4000 m. » When: 1.4.20-1.4.21 according to timtable. 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.
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.
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.
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.