Itinerary - Switzerland's Lakes and Mountains

Day 1 - Montreux

ravel to Geneva from the UK by air, and then transfer onto a train from the airport to Montreux. If you prefer to travel from London to Montreux by train, that option is available as well. Upon arrival, make your way to your hotel and check in for an overnight stay. In the evening, perhaps enjoy a meal in one of the local restaurants or maybe stroll along the stunning lakefront promenade, before returning to the hotel for a good night's rest. (Overnight in Montreux)

Day 2 - The Golden Pass Line: Montreux to Interlaken

Enjoy breakfast in the hotel before making your way to the railway station and joining the Golden Pass train. As the journey begins, the route rises above Lake Geneva, offering amazing views of the Swiss Rivera. The train passes through a mountain tunnel at Jaman and then continues to Chateaux d'Oex and Gstaad. The highest point of the journey is at 1, 274 metres, before arriving in Zweisimmen. From Zweisimmen, the train snakes its way through the Simme Valley and then continues on to Interlaken, between Lakes Thun and Brienz. On arrival, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. (Overnight in Interlaken) B

Day 3 - Jungfrau Excursion

After breakfast, you will climb to Europe's highest altitude railway station on Jungfrau Mountain, at a colossal 11,332 feet high. The journey takes you to Kleine Scheidegg, before reaching the station at Eigergletscher, which is well known for its mountain restaurant and Huskies. 

At Jungfraujoch, take in the breathtaking views of the Black Forest in Germany and the Vosges Mountains in France. After a spectacular day sightseeing, return to the hotel for the second night of your stay. (Overnight in Interlaken) B

Day 4 - Glacier Express to Chur

Depart Interlaken today and travel to Brig by train, over the incredible Lötschberg Mountain, where you will meet the Glacier Express. Once on board the train, follow the tracks through the majestic Swiss Alps on the journey from Brig to Chur. The train gently glides along the rails through peaceful Alpine meadows, deep valleys and lush forests to Chur. Once you arrive, make your way to the hotel and check in for a two night stay. (Overnight in Chur) B

Day 5 - Bernina Express

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and then take the Bernina Express to Tirano via St Moritz. Be dazzled at the incredible views of imposing glaciers, sheer rock gorges and far-reaching viaducts through the panoramic carriages of the train. Watch out for the magnificent Landwasser Viaduct just before the village of Filisur. Stop in Tirano or Poschiavo for lunch, before heading back along the same route to Chur for the last night of your stay. (Overnight in Chur) B

Day 6 - Depart Chur to the UK

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast in the hotel and then take the train back to Zurich from Chur. On arrival, make your way to the airport and check in for your flight back to the UK. Prefer to travel home by train? One of our Rail Consultants would be happy to make these arrangements for you. B

Departure dates and prices 2021/2022 - Switzerland's Lakes and Mountains

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Switzerland's Lakes and Mountains

6 days by air

5% discount 2021/2022 prices from only £1330

Take the scenic trip of a lifetime through Switzerland on this five-night holiday by air and rail. Starting with an overnight stay in Montreux, continue the journey along the Golden Pass Line to Interlaken. Take a memorable trip to the highest railway station at the top of Jungfrau Mountain, before travelling through the Swiss Alps aboard the Glacier Express to Chur. Complete this incredible journey with a day trip across spectacular viaducts and glide past impressive glaciers, on the Bernina Express to Tirano.

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Trip highlights

  • Flight from the UK to Geneva and Zurich to London (rail option available)
  • Onward rail travel throughout as per the itinerary
  • 1 nights hotel accomodation with breakfast in Montreux
  • 2 nights' hotel accomodation with breakfast in Interlaken
  • 2 nights' hotel accomodation with breakfast in Chur
  • Seat Reservations on the Golden Pass, Glacier Express, and Bernina Express
  • Daytrip to Jungfraujoch

What's included

  • Flight from the UK to Geneva and Zurich to London (rail option available)
  • Onward rail travel throughout as per the itinerary
  • 1 nights hotel accomodation with breakfast in Montreux
  • 2 nights' hotel accomodation with breakfast in Interlaken
  • 2 nights' hotel accomodation with breakfast in Chur
  • Seat Reservations on the Golden Pass, Glacier Express, and Bernina Express
  • Daytrip to Jungfraujoch

Trains

Bernina Express - The Bernina Express is a train with panoramic windows running between Switzerland and Northern Italy. One of the world's most scenic train journeys; the whole route is UNESCO World Heritage-listed.

Glacier Express - The Glacier Express is a Swiss train with large panoramic windows that runs between Zermatt and St Moritz. “The slowest express train in the world” it is famous for stunning scenery along the route.

GoldenPass Line - The Golden Pass is a scenic train route betwwen Montreux and Lucerne in Switzerland and is composed of three separate connecting trains.

Jungfraujoch - The Jungfraujoch is typically the highlight of any Swiss itinerary and is extremely popular with travelers from around the world.

Eurostar - Eurostar operates the international trains linking the UK with the rest of Europe, with direct trains from London to Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Lille, and Rotterdam.

SNCF - Best known for its iconic high speed TGV trains, SNCF is the national rail operators in France, offering both domestic and international services.

TGV Lyria - TGV Lyria is the high-speed rail network providingfast, reliable and comfortable journeys between France and Switzerland.

Swiss Railways - Swiss Federal Railways is the national railway company of Switzerland. Switzerland is an extremely popular destination, with the rail network providing a stress-free holiday for all


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