Holiday Itinerary

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to northern France for an overnight stay.

Day 2

Continue to our hotel in Switzerland for a six night stay. B,D

Day 3 - Lucerne and Pilatusbahn Railway and cable car

This morning, after breakfast, we travel to the charming city of Lucerne on our included excursion. Nestling amongst the foothills of the Alps, Lucerne is home to the Hofkirche Cathedral, Rittersche Palace and one of the finest baroque churches in Switzerland, the Jesuit church. Known as the ‘city of lights’, Lucerne has plenty to offer its visitor, from strolling around an art gallery, exploring the shops, or simply relaxing in one of the cafés. During the day there will the chance to join an optional cruise on the lake. Then, this afternoon, why not join our optional excursion on the Pilatusbahn, the world’s steepest cog railway, to the summit of Mount Pilatus? The Pilatusbahn has been in operation since 1889 and climbs Mount Pilatus at a 48% gradient, rising 6,791 feet above sea level. The original passenger steam cars had an average speed of 2-3mph and took more than 1 hour to reach the summit. Today the electric cars run at 6mph and take just 30 minutes to reach the top. We descend the mountain by cable car, which offers some spectacular views of the area. B,D

Day 4 - Brienz and Interlaken

Today our included excursion takes us over the scenic Brunig pass to the thousand-year-old town of Brienz. We have free time to explore the souvenir shops, perhaps visiting a wood carver’s workshop or catch a glimpse of the old steam engines at the Rothorn Railway. In the afternoon we continue along the shores of Lake Brienz, with its crystal clear greeny-blue water to the famous holiday resort of Interlaken. Situated between the lakes of Thun and Brienz and at the foot of the famous trio of peaks, the Eiger, Monch and the Jungfrau, the resort is rich in tradition. B,D

Day 5 - Swiss Glacier Express

Today’s optional excursion is a wonderful ride on the famous Swiss Glacier Express. We drive to Andermatt to join the train from Andermatt to Chur. Riding the ‘slowest express train in the world’ we climb through unforgettable scenery to the summit of the Oberalp Massif. Return by coach from Chur to our hotel. B,D

Please note that due to the timetable of the Swiss Glacier Express, our train journey may operate in reverse, from Chur to Andermatt.

Day 6 - Jungfrau Region Railway

Enjoy an unforgettable mountain experience as we enjoy an included ride aboard the Jungfrau Region Railway, Switzerland’s most popular mountain railway system. We board the railway in the village of Lauterbrunnen and travel up through the spectacular scenery to the Kleine Scheidegg Mountain pass, at the foot of the notorious Eiger North Wall. From Kleine Scheidegg we continue to the picturesque traditional mountain village of Grindelwald where you will have time at leisure to explore, and weather permitting, enjoy the magnificent views of the famous Eiger Mountain. B,D 

Day 7 - Reichenbach Falls and Meiringen 

Set at the heart of the Hasliberg hiking region, the town of Meiringen is the destination of today’s included excursion. The creation of meringue and the death of Sherlock Holmes are the two claims to fame of the town. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle stayed in Meiringen many times and the town is now home to the fascinating Sherlock Holmes Museum (entrance extra). During the day we take the Reichenbach Falls Funicular Railway up to see the dramatic falls and scene of the deadly battle between Sherlock Holmes and Professor Moriarty. B,D 

Day 8 - Paris Latin Quarter

We leave Switzerland behind and make our way north through the French countryside to our overnight hotel on the outskirts of Paris. This evening join our optional excursion to the Paris Latin Quarter and enjoy the atmosphere of Paris by night. The “Quartier Latin” or Latin Quarter is a bustling area of restaurants, cafes and souvenir shops to the south of the Ile de la Cité and Notre Dame. Here you can join in the atmosphere, explore the famous streets, perhaps purchase a meal (at own cost) in one of the numerous establishments from the chic and expensive to the cheap and definitely cheerful, and browse the souvenir shops. B

Day 9

Return home.B

Included Meals: B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Departure Dates and Prices 2022/2023

To book, call Leger Reservations on 01709 786 554 or email Leger and quote T55 plus tour code

Silver Service coach : tour code ref 9SMRV
14 May 2022
13 May 2023
12 Aug 2023
23 July 2022
22 July 2023
9 Sept 2023
10 Sept 2022
Luxuria coach : tour code ref 9SMRX
13, 27 August 2022
£1479 3 June 2023 £1579
16 Sept 2023
17 Sept 2022
£1499 5, 26 Aug 2023 £1579
Prices are per person based on two sharing a room. Extras: optional excursions; travel insurance essential, call for details; single room supplement from £279.
Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. Departure dates and joining points are subject to availability. All holidays subject to Leger Holidays Terms & Conditions Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

Leger Holidays
Summertime Alpine Highlights and Swiss Mountain Railways

Coach Holidays 9 Days

Prices from only £1219

Combine some of Switzerland’s picturesque scenery with rail rides through stunning scenery on this Leger Holidays' coach tour. With included excursions to Lucerne and Brienz.

There are trips by train, including the cogwheel Jungfrau Railway, giving wonderful views of the legendary north face of the Eiger, the Mönch and Jungfrau mountains, and the Reichenbach Falls Funicular Railway to see the dramatic falls. You’ll also have the option to ride the famous Swiss Glacier Express on this impressive holiday in Switzerland.

To book this wonderful Summertime Alpine Highlights and Swiss Mountain Railways tour with Leger Holidays call them direct on 01709 786 554 and quote the Travel 55 code T55.

To book with Leger call them direct on 01709 786 554 or contact them by email. When booking quote code T55.

What's included

  • 8 nights’ hotel with continental breakfast
  • 6 evening meals
  • Convenient local joining points

See itinerary for included and optional excursions

Your Hotels

You will stay for six nights at the 3-star Stanserhof Hotel in Stans, Switzerland or the 3-star Seehotel Riviera in Gersau.

Overnight stays in northern France and the Paris area will be in city-style hotels.

Please note that for 2022 this tour will be staying at the 3-star Hotel Engel in Emmetten in the picturesque heart of Switzerland. 

Due to demand, we may use other hotels of a similar standard. Your exact hotel details will be provided with your travel documents.


Luxuria - the ultimate level of comfort when taking an escorted touring holiday

Sit back in Luxuria’s comfortable seats. With just three seats across the width of the coach, rather than the usual four, you’ll have the extra space you need to stretch out and relax as you travel.  As part of Luxuria’s unique layout, there will be up to 5 individual seats available, likely to be very popular with single travellers and those who enjoy their own personal space.

Every seat has its own, fully interactive, touch screen T.V. offering a wide choice of entertainment so you can control what you want to watch and when.

Silver Service Luxury coach  

Specially-designed reclining seats, with leather headrests, footrests and more legroom than executive coaches. Onboard climate control. Socialise and relax in the spacious rear lounge. 

Servery on board offering a range of refreshments. Personal tables. Porterage at most hotels. The option to pay for your optional excursions using a GBP credit or debit card during your tour.

Onboard entertainment system. With free personal headphones you can tune into the music channel, listen to the radio or watch DVDs being played by your crew.

Switzerland Jungfrau 


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