Start your Rail Adventure rail tour from any location in Switzerland and travel by train to the lakeside city of Lucerne. Spend the afternoon by the lake or visit the famous Chapel Bridge. Stay in a centrally located hotel in the old city centre.
It is possible to add train tickets to Switzerland to your booking. Additional fees applicable.
Boat across Lake Lucerne to Flüelen and continue by panaramic train (the Gotthard Panorama Express) to Lugano. Overnight stay in Lugano, a city with a Mediterranean feel to it.
A day off in Lugano. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of this Italian speaking city and take a stroll along Lake Lugano. For lovely views over the city and its lake, visit Monte Brè or Monte San Salvatore.
Overnight stay in Lugano.
Travel from Lugano to Tirano, in Italy, by PostBus along the Italian Lakes. In Tirano, hop on board the famous Bernina Express which connects the palm trees of Italy to the glaciers of the snowcapped Alps. Absolutely stunning journey to St. Moritz in Switzerland. The Bernina railway is the highest railway across the Alps reaching an altitude of 2253 meters above sea level. Spend the night in St. Moritz.
A day to relax in the famous resort town of St. Moritz. Rather explore the stunning scenery? Go hiking in summer or skiing in winter.
Overnight stay in St. Moritz.
One of the most famous panoramic train journeys in the world is on today's programme: the breathtaking Glacier Express. The Glacier Express is the slowest express train in the world and there is plenty of time to admire the scenery. The train crosses 291 bridges and runs through 91 tunnels. It also crosses the Oberalp Pass at an altitude of 2033 meters above sealevel. Spend the night in car-free Zermatt.
A day to spend in Zermatt and its beautiful surroundings. Absolute recommendation is a visit to the Gornergrat (3089m), for amazing views of the mountains, including the iconic Matterhorn peak. The top of the Gornergrat can be reached by cogwheel train, the highest cog railway in Europe. Other outdoor activities include: hiking, cycling and skiing.
Overnight stay in Zermatt.
Enjoy the fresh mountain air and magnificent views before returning home. The final day of your rail tour will take you back to where you have started your journey (or where you wish to travel to). In case it fits your itinerary, travel along the Lötschberg railway between Brig and Spiez.
It is possible to add train tickets to an international destination to your booking. Additional fees applicable.