Discover the diversity of Switzerland
while travelling in First Class comfort
along some of the most scenic rail
journeys in Europe. From the fashionable
Swiss German city of Zürich in the
north to the mountains and lakes of
the Italian-speaking south, explore the
cultural differences and breathtaking
landscapes that this charming country
has to offer.
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Morning flight to Zürich. Afternoon at leisure to
explore the numerous museums and art galleries
or take a leisurely cruise on Lake Zürich. Stay
overnight at Hotel Glockenhof. (N)
This morning board the Luzern-Interlaken
Express for a journey along the shores of
crystal-clear lakes, past romantic waterfalls and
over the breathtaking Brünig Pass to Interlaken,
overlooked by the magnificent trio of the Eiger,
Mönch and Jungfrau mountains. Stay 2 nights
at Hotel Krebs. (B)
Day at leisure. (B)
Morning visit to the top of Europe – the renowned
Jungfraujoch. Marvel at the views out over the
Bernese Alps from Europe’s highest railway
station, before heading up to gaze over the
Aletsch glacier at over 3,454 metres above sea
level. Late afternoon rail journey from Interlaken
to Montreaux on the Golden Pass rail route, with
panoramas over Lake Geneva. Overnight at the
Golf Hotel Rene Capt in Montreaux. (B)
Morning at leisure. Afternoon train to Zermatt. If
you have time, a visit to the breathtaking rocky ridge of Gornergrat, with unrivalled views of the
Matterhorn peak, is highly recommended. Stay
overnight at Hotel Tschuggen.(B)
Today, travel on the legendary Glacier Express
from Zermatt to St Moritz, a thrilling journey in a
panoramic carriage taking in some of the most
dramatic scenery Switzerland has to offer. Travel
along the deep Rhône valley, over the dramatic
Oberalp Pass and through the Rhine gorge to
glamorous St Moritz. Stay overnight at Hotel
Stefani. (B, L)
Morning at leisure to explore St Moritz.
Afternoon rail journey on board the Bernina
Express. Travel along viaducts and over remote
glaciers before heading down to the border of
Italy. Change to the Bernina Express bus which
takes you through Italy before heading back to
Switzerland and the lakeside town of Lugano.
Stay overnight at Hotel de la Paix. (B)
Morning rail journey on the Gotthard Express
route from the Mediterranean south to the
traditional heart of Switzerland, Lucerne.
The Gotthard route is extremely scenic and
includes a lake cruise from Flüelen to Lucerne,
ideal for relaxing and enjoying lunch at the
onboard restaurant. Arrive into Lucerne and stay
overnight at the Hotel Wilden Mann. (B)
Train to Zürich airport and fly to London. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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The Golf Hotel René Capt sits directly on the lakeside, in a quiet location with breathtaking views of the French Alps, Lake Geneva and the world-famous Castle of Chillon, The restaurant and lounge bar provide an ideal place to relax in the evening whilst other highlights include a fitness centre and a picturesque garden.
Features: 75 rooms, fitness room, sauna, garden, ironing service.
Room amenities: Heating, satellite television, hairdryer, safe,...
In the centre of Lugano is the Hotel de la Paix, housed in a stylish 18th-century building. Close to Lake Lugano and just a 10-minnute walk from the train station and the city centre. The hotel has two restaurants; Al Bariloto serves Italian specialities, grilled dishes and pizzas in a rustic local style; whilst Neptune serves international cuisine and enjoys to the garden terrace, providing a relaxed atmosphere.
Features: 131 rooms, 2 restaurants, lounge bar, cafe, garden, terrace, rooftop terrace.
Room amenities: Climate control, satellite television, hairdryer, minibar, safe,...
The Glockenhof hotel, part of the Best Western Hotel chain, is located a 10-minute walk from Zurich main station, Bahnhofstrasse shopping street and Fraumuenster church. The hotel's stylish rooms feature wooden floors and modern facilities including glass-walled bathrooms. International and Swiss specialities including vegetarian dishes are served in the hotel's two restaurants.
Features: 91 rooms, 2 restaurants, bar, garden, terrace.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, bathrobes, slippers, minibar, Nespresso machine, wired internet...
The Hotel Krebs is a traditional hotel just a short walk from the western train station in the centre of Interlaken. Its fully equipped rooms have modern furnishings and are decorated in warm colours. There are two restaurants, one serving Swiss specialities and featuring a terrace with wonderful views of the Bernese Oberland Mountains, the other specialising in fondue and raclette dishes.
Features: 44 rooms & suites, 2 restaurants, bistro, bar, terrace.
Room amenities: Television, telephone, safe, tea & coffee facilities, hairdryer, internet...
The Hotel Steffani is a family-run hotel located in the centre of St Moritz in the Engadin valley, just a short walk from the lake and the Corviglia funicular for the main ski area. The rooms are designed in a classical style with the emphasis on locally crafted furniture. The hotel has three restaurants, including one specialising in Italian and Swiss cuisine and another offering Chinese dishes (the only Chinese restaurant in St Moritz), and a variety of bars in which to relax with a drink. After a hard day's sightseeing, unwind in the hotel's spa centre.
Features: 61 rooms & suites, 3 restaurants, 3 bars, gym, spa centre, indoor swimming pool, sauna, solarium, games room, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, telephone, safe, minibar, bathrobes, slippers,...
Designed in the traditional Swiss chalet style, the Hotel Tschugge is located just off the main boulevard of Zermatt, close to the Gornergat railway station and the central station. There are 29 guestrooms, all designed in traditional style with wooden furniture coupled with modern amenities. One of the highlights of any stay at the hotel is to dine at the Felsen restaurant, which offers Swiss and international cuisine and has been built directly into the rocks. Health and well-being facilities include a spa centre, which features a sauna, whirlpools, a steam bath and treatment...
The Hotel Wilden Mann is situated in the old town of Lucerne, about 200 metres from the Chapel Bridge and close to the pedestrian area. The hotel was originally a bar and then a tavern before being converted into a hotel in 1860. Each room is decorated differently and in a traditional style with antique furniture and modern trimmings.
Features: 48 rooms & suites, 2 restaurants, terrace, lounge.
Room amenities: Television, radio, minibar, hairdryer,...
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