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Scenic Switzerland by Rail

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(Tour code: 20SWF)

Experience the best of Switzerland on a tour that showcases classic Alpine scenery

Experience the best of Switzerland on a tour that showcases classic Alpine scenery. Enjoy journeys aboard three iconic railways as well as time to explore elegant resorts at your own pace on this typically Swiss tour.

Highlights
  • Excursion to Zermatt
  • Journey on the Centovalli Railway to Locarno
  • Journey on the Glacier Express
  • Excursion to Montreux
  • Journey on the Bernina Express
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
    Heritage Rail Excursions
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
  • Return Scheduled Flights
    Regional Departures Available

Scenic Switzerland by Rail 2020Tour Details

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Days 1 Switzerland
Switzerland

To Switzerland

Flying from the UK to Zurich, continue by rail to Brig, a traditional Swiss town nestled in a valley.

Includes:
  • Dinner
Day 2 Zermatt and the Matterhorn
Zermatt and the Matterhorn

Zermatt and the Matterhorn

Travel to Zermatt today, a picturesque village in the Valais region of southern Switzerland, overlooked by the craggy peak of the Matterhorn. Enjoy free time here to explore the car-free streets before returning to Brig at your leisure.

Includes:
  • Breakfast
Day 3 The Centovalli Railway to Locarno
The Centovalli Railway to Locarno

The Centovalli Railway to Locarno

Transfer to Domodossola in Italy today, for a journey on the Centovalli (or the One Hundred Valleys) Railway. Dating back to 1923, the scenic line travels to Locarno, on the northern shores of Lake Maggiore. Wind through valleys and past deep ravines, over bridges, and through tunnels on a route that is famous for its scenic beauty.

Includes:
  • Breakfast
Day 4 Montreux
Montreux

Montreux

Travel by rail to Lake Geneva today, for an excursion to Montreux. This stylish lakeside town is known as the home of magnificent Château de Chillon, and was formerly the home of Freddie Mercury. Originally a Roman settlement, Montreux has blossomed since, thanks to its impressive viticulture and its many world class events, including the iconic Montreux Jazz festival.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Days 5-6 The Glacier Express to Davos
The Glacier Express to Davos

The Glacier Express

Leave Brig behind today, taking a breathtaking journey aboard the Glacier Express. Travelling in panoramic carriages, the train carries you through stunning Alpine scenery, which you have plenty of time to admire through the observation windows of the 'world's slowest express train.' Day 6 is spent at leisure.

Includes:
  • Day 5 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 6 - Breakfast
Day 7 The Bernina Express and St Moritz
The Bernina Express and St Moritz

The Bernina Express

Board the iconic Bernina Express today for a journey on one of Switzerland's most scenic routes, from Klosters to Poschiavo. Enjoy time at leisure in Poschiavo.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 8 Return to the UK
Return to the UK

Return to the UK

Transfer to Zurich by rail today for your return flight back to the UK.

Includes:
  • Breakfast

Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.

What’s included
  • The services of a professional UK Tour Manager
  • Return flights from London to Zurich
  • All rail and coach travel throughout your tour
  • 7 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast each day and 4 dinners
  • Excursion to Zermatt
  • Journey on the Centovalli Railway to Locarno
  • Journey on the Glacier Express
  • Journey on the Bernina Express and free time in St Moritz

 

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.

Please note: This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

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Helen
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