Your Holiday Itinerary - Swiss Alpine Railways

Day 1: UK to France

We join our coach and cross to Calais, with an included meal voucher to enjoy an early dinner on board, then continue onwards to the Reims area for an overnight stay. (D)

Day 2: France to Meiringen

Leaving Reims, we continue into Switzerland to reach quaint Meiringen, where we stay for three nights at the Parkhotel du Sauvage. (B,D)

Day 3: Golden Pass Railway

Sit back, relax and take in the magnificent Swiss scenery as we travel on board the Golden Pass Railway today, enjoying incredible views on our way from Meiringen to reach historic Lucerne. Set on Lake Lucerne, with its little wooden bridges, medieval frescoed buildings, quaint narrow streets, sparkling fountains and pavement cafes, this town really is a delight to explore. (B,D)

Day 4: Meiringen

Today will be at leisure in quaint Meiringen, famous for its connections with Sherlock Homes and the nearby Reichenbach Falls. You could take some time to explore the nearby Sherlock Holmes Museum to find out more about this iconic literary character, or why not join our optional Three Passes excursion? (B,D)

Day 5: Glacier Express

A real highlight is in store today as we join the famous Glacier Express in Andermatt, travelling through wonderful scenery to Chur, before changing to the local train service on to Tiefencastel. Here we disembark and continue by coach to Davos for a three-night stay at the welcoming Hotel Europe. (B,D)

Day 6: Davos

Enjoy free time to relax today and explore the resort at your leisure. Make the most of a complimentary Davos Klosters card, which will provide free travel on the cable cars, as well as on local Rhaetian trains and buses. You’ll also be able to visit some local attractions with the passes. (B,D)

Day 7: Bernina Express Railway

Join our unforgettable journey on the Bernina Express Railway today. This wonderful railway line enjoys breath-taking views from panoramic carriages, as we travel over the stretch from Davos, the highest town in Europe, before we descend down into Italy. We continue along the route to reach pretty Tirano, before returning by coach to Davos. (B,D)

Day 8: Davos to France

It’s time to depart Davos as we make our way back into France and to the Reims area for our final overnight stay. (B,D)

Day 9: France to UK

We continue across to Calais and onward home. (B)

Departure dates & prices 2019 Swiss Alpine Railways - 5% discount on all dates

Shearings brochure price in Black from £1240

Travel 55 discount price in Red from  £1179

Tel Shearings reservations on 0844 824 3535 and quote Travel 55 ref: S9990 + holiday code EGCHACA

The prices quoted here are based on Shearings lead in prices and will fluctuate as and when departure dates are taken up. For the latest up to date prices check with Shearings when you book. Don't forget to quote Travel 55 code S9990 to receive your 5% discount. Tel Shearings reservations on 0844 824 3535.

June 22

July 20

August 10 September 14

 9 Days by Grand Tourer Coach: Hol. Code: EGCHACA | Dep. Code: X
• 8 nights half board
• Home Connect Service where available†
• Personal audio guide
• Departs: Saturday

Single room supplement £208

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a standard room. B,D: breakfast & dinner. † Call for details of our Home Connect service.

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Shearings Holidays
Swiss Alpine Railways

Holidays by Grand Tourer Coach 9 Days – 5% Discount

2019 prices from only £1179

Switzerland is renowned for its spectacular Alpine railways and there really is no better way to take in the majestic scenery of mountain peaks and glistening lakes. So sit back and enjoy memorable journeys on some of the most famous routes including the Glacier Express, Bernina Express and Golden Pass Railway. All by coach travel luxury with Grand Tourer Coahes. 

To book this wonderful scenic Swiss Alpine Railways tour with Shearings call them direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote the Travel 55 discount code S9990 to receive the 5% discount. 

It’s never been more important to book with an operator you can trust. Your Shearings holiday will be fully protected by our membership of ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents). Travel by coach and you’re also protected by the Bonded Coach Holidays protection scheme, and air holidays are protected by our ATOL licence.

Travel 55 offer you 5% discount on Shearings holidays and tours. To book, call Shearings direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote S9990 for the Travel 55 discount price. 

Holiday Highlights

  • Experience amazing journeys on the famous Bernina and Glacier Express scenic railways, through spectacular Swiss scenery
  • Take a ride along the stunning Golden Pass route and enjoy the alpine views
  • Discover the charming towns of Davos and Meiringen at your leisure
  • Visit the beautiful city of Lucerne and see the famous Chapel Bridge

Must See

Bernina Express

Experience one of the most spectacular ways to cross the Alps on the Bernina Express. The total trip is a four hour railway journey across 196 bridges, through 55 tunnels and across the Bernina Pass on the highest point at 2,253 metres in altitude. We take the wonderful scenery along part of the line from Poschiavo to Davos.

Glacier Express

Enjoy a breathtaking journey from Tiefencastel to Andermatt with unspoilt views through the huge panoramic windows of modern, comfortable train carriages.

Golden Pass Railway

The Golden Pass Line combines three diverse routes. Our journey commences in Meiringen and we start to climb uphill, onto the Brunig Pass before the descent to Lucerne.

Discover more with our optional excursions....

  • Scenic passes tour
  • Lake Lucerne boat trip

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Home Connect

From your front door to your final frontier! With our Home Connect service, we pick you up and drop you off at home, for the ultimate in stress-free travel.

Home Connect is available from over 1800 postcode districts and is priced from just £15 per passenger return.

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Great deals for group bookings

Take your group on one of Shearings holidays for an unforgettable experience. Take advantage of FREE places on many tours for groups of more than 20, with up to four free places for groups of over 40.

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