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Scenic Switzerland: Rail Journey through the Mountains

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11 Nights
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Explore Switzerland: from mountain ranges to cityscapes

Take 11 amazing nights to see some of the best sights Switzerland has to offer. Embark on a whirlwind journey through picturesque cities and towns, exploring the rich traditional life preserved in its streets or the fantastic modern life of the Swiss. Snap photos of mountains stretching out for miles, snowy wonderlands, fields of summer flowers, and glittering blue lakes. 

What's Included
  • Round-trip economy class airfare to Zurich (ZRH)
  • Private arrival airport transfer from Zurich airport (ZRH) to Zurich hotel
  • 2 nights in Zurich at the Hotel Sternen Oerlikon, or similar
  • Zurich City Tour
  • Standard-class train ticket from Zurich to Interlaken
  • 2 nights in Interlaken at The Hey Hotel, or similar
  • Train ticket for Jungfraujoch
  • Standard-class train ticket on Golden Pass Line through Zweisimmen to Montreux
  • 1 night in Montreux at the Hotel Splendid, or similar
  • Standard-class train ticket from Montreux to Zermatt
  • 1 night in Zermatt at Hotel Bristol, or similar
  • Standard-class Glacier Express train from Zermatt to St. Moritz
  • 1 night in St. Moritz at the Hotel Europa St. Moritz, or similar
  • Standard-class Bernini Express train from St. Moritz to Lugano
  • 1 night in Lugano at the Hotel International au Lac, or similar
  • Gotthard Panorama Express train from Lugano to Lucerne*
    • (Regular train from Lugano to Bellinzona, Gotthard Panorama Express to Fluelen, steamboat to Lucerne)
  • 2 nights in Lucerne at the Alstadthotel Krone, or similar
  • Standard-class train ticket from Lucerne to Zurich
  • 1 night in Zurich at the Hotel Sternen Oerlikon, or similar
  • Breakfast daily

*Gotthard Panorama Express operates from May 1 - October 24, Tuesday through Sunday. At the other times of year and every Monday, this route will be taken by regular train.

Great Ways to Explore
  • Enjoy a tour through Zurich, the capital, and take in its sights and maze of city streets.

  • Sit back and relax as you take a comfortable train from destination to destination.
  • Explore the beauty of Switzerland, from Lake Lucerne to the Top of Europe: Jungfraujoch.

  • Snap photos of medieval castles in Bellinzona, palaces in Tirano, and stunning natural scenery encompassing almost every stop.

  • Indulge in the cuisine of Switzerland, from cheese fondue to Basel-style roasted flour soup.

Package Overview

Experience the majesty of Switzerland in 11 magical nights. Take the train from city to city, watching as the notoriously beautiful countryside glides by.

Start in the capital of Zurich and explore it with a tour through its historic and beautiful streets. Find the balance the city strikes between its heritage and the modern age before making way for the charming city of Interlaken. Here you'll get to see a bit more of traditional Switzerland, with a city tucked into the mountains, and even visit the top of Europe, Jungfraujoch.

After you've enjoyed Interlaken, begin your train ride through Zweisimmen, Tirano, Bellinzona, and Fluelen, with overnight stays in Montreux, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Lugano, and Lucerne. Enjoy a whirlwind of lake-side cities, mountains, stunning scenery, medieval castles, boarder cities with beautiful palaces, and more!

Finally, you'll slow down with a stay in charming Lucerne. Here you can visit beautiful churches, historic buildings, the oldest covered bridge in Europe, and pick up some sweet souvenirs. Head back to Zurich for a final night before taking your plane home.

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Please note that some recommendations in the following suggested itinerary may not be included in your package. Check What's Included above for full details on inclusions.


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