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Swiss Rail Adventure

2018-19 prices are in Australian Dollars and are subject to currency fluctuation.

Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights

Destination: Lucerne » Fluelen » Lugano » Tirano
» St. Moritz » Zermatt

Travel on the three most famous express trains as well as the Gotthard Panoramic Express from Central Switzerland to the Italian-speaking Ticino, staying in some beautiful Swiss towns on the way.


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Itinerary

Day 1 | Arrive Lucerne
Arrive Lucerne by train in 1st class from Swiss border or airport rail station. Lucerne is a thrilling city to visit! It is the storybook image of a Swiss town, abounding in cobblestoned streets, spires and turrets, covered bridges, frescoed houses and fountains.
Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 2 | Lucerne - Lugano
Train journey from Lucerne to Lugano. Experience the new Gotthard Base Tunnel with its 57 kilometres it is the longest train tunnel in the world. It takes only 17 minutes to travel this fast flat-track route under the Alpine massif in the heart of Europe. Overnight in Lugano.

Day 3 | Lugano
Time at leisure in Lugano. Enjoy the Mediterranean atmosphere in the Southern part of Switzerland. Stroll along the lakeside promenade or go up to Monte Brè or San Salvatore. Overnight in Lugano. (B)

Day 4 | Bernina Express - St. Moritz
Depart by the Bernina Express (coach) to Tirano (Italy). Continue by train over the Mount Bernina to St. Moritz. This exciting trip takes you through three cultures from palm trees across the regions of eternal snow to the valley of the Rhine! Overnight in St. Moritz. (B)

Day 5 | St. Moritz
Day at leisure. St Moritz is the original Swiss winter holiday-resort, a fashionable mountain-resort world-famous for its skiing, fantastic scenery and its relaxing spas! Overnight in St. Moritz. (B)

Day 6 | St. Moritz - Zermatt | Glacier Express
Today board the Glacier Express which is one of the greatest train journeys of the world. Travel from St.Moritz to Zermatt. An 8-hour railway journey across 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2,033 metres in altitude. Travel in comfort through the beauty of a landscape rich in mountain forests, alpine meadows, mountain streams and valleys, soaked in tradition and centuries old culture! Overnight in Zermatt. (B)

Day 7 | Zermatt
Day at leisure. Consider taking an optional Gornergrat excursion.
Overnight in Zermatt. (B)

Day 8 | Depart Zermatt
Depart Zermatt for Swiss border or airport rail station or alternatively continue your stay in Switzerland. (B)

Add the Gotthard Express
Tuesdays – Sundays | 14 April – 21 October 2018

Today the Gotthard Panorama Express awaits you – one of the most beautiful travel experience through the Alps. Enjoy a lake cruise from Lucerne to Flüelen, access onto the train over the Gotthard panorama route to Bellinzona and continue to Lugano.

 

Price includes:

  • Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi Rail Adventure with
    5 first-class rail transfers (from/to Swiss border or airport railway station)
  • Reserved seats on Bernina Express (rail & coach)
    & the Glacier Express
  • Lunch on board the Glacier Express
  • 1 night Lucerne,
    2 nights Lugano,
    2 nights St. Moritz,
    2 nights Zermatt,
    in a room with private facilities and breakfast daily
  • Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postal-coaches and cable-cars can be purchased at 25–50% off the regular fares
  • Service charges, taxes and VAT

Please Note:

  • A one-way only per person seat reservation aboard the Glacier Express train is included in this package.

Does not include:

  • Train seat reservations unless otherwise stated


Trip Map:

Swiss Rail Adventure

Dates and Rates

Prices are starting from, per person.

Swiss Rail Adventure
8D/7N - Prices from:
3 Star Hotel 4 Star Hotel
Twin Single Twin Single
9 Apr-15 Jun 2018,
18 Sep – 14 Oct 2018
2109 2341 2668 3113
16 Jun – 17 Sep 2018 2126 2358 2685 3130
Additional nights on request
For the hotel listing for the above package click here
Excludes Christmas and New Year periods. Child rates on request.

 
 
 
 
 
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