Scenic rail itineraries

Tried and tested multi centre ideas for your Switzerland holiday

 

Please see below for links to our current programme of multi centre, scenic rail holidays.

As ever, we are very happy to amend these suggestions to suit your requirements. Depending on whether you choose a Defined Scenic Itinerary or a Swiss Travel Pass holiday, you may be able to change or add resorts and scenic trains. Dates and durations are very flexible for both types of holiday.

We can also create a bespoke holiday just for you if you have something specific in mind which you cannot see here: please contact our knowledgeable team.

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1. DEFINED SCENIC ITINERARY HOLIDAYS - UNBEATABLE VALUE FOR MONEY

This rail ticket is designed to follow a set route around the country, incorporating resorts in superb locations. The journeys are based wherever possible on the famous scenic trains. Because the routes are set, the ticket price is able to be kept to a minimum. This is therefore a cost efficient way to enjoy a two or multi centre holiday in glorious Switzerland. Your ticket also acts as a Half Fare Card, with up to 50% discounts on day trips and excursions.

 

Flexibility

Amend the direction of travel (as long as the route is adhered to), stay longer in any of the named resorts, upgrade hotels, choose bed & breakfast or half board (evening meal), upgrade to 1st class rail travel. We are happy to re-price to a holiday with a more flexible Swiss Travel Pass if you wish to add more resorts or change the routing.

1. DEFINED SCENIC ITINERARY HOLIDAYS - UNBEATABLE VALUE FOR MONEY

This rail ticket is designed to follow a set route around the country, incorporating resorts in superb locations. The journeys are based wherever possible on the famous scenic trains. Because the routes are set, the ticket price is able to be kept to a minimum. This is therefore a cost efficient way to enjoy a two or multi centre holiday in glorious Switzerland. Your ticket also acts as a Half Fare Card, with up to 50% discounts on day trips and excursions.

 

Flexibility

Amend the direction of travel (as long as the route is adhered to), stay longer in any of the named resorts, upgrade hotels, choose bed & breakfast or half board (evening meal), upgrade to 1st class rail travel. We are happy to re-price to a holiday with a more flexible Swiss Travel Pass if you wish to add more resorts or change the routing.

 
7 days Glaciers & Palm Trees itinerary
  • St. Moritz for 2 nights
  • Bernina Express to Lugano for 2 nights
  • Gotthard Panorama Express to Lucerne for 2 nights

Featuring two spectacular rail journeys and a selection of resorts which showcase the fantastic diversity of Switzerland's natural beauty. Experience the glorious high Alps, balmy lake Maggiore, and Lucerne with the best of both worlds. More details...

7 days Glaciers & Palm Trees itinerary
  • St. Moritz for 2 nights
  • Bernina Express to Lugano for 2 nights
  • Gotthard Panorama Express to Lucerne for 2 nights

Featuring two spectacular rail journeys and a selection of resorts which showcase the fantastic diversity of Switzerland's natural beauty. Experience the glorious high Alps, balmy lake Maggiore, and Lucerne with the best of both worlds. More details...

 
8 days Mini Grand Tour of Switzerland
  • Interlaken for 2 nights, with optional Jungfraujoch excursion
  • GoldenPass Line to Montreux for 1 night
  • Regional rail to Zermatt for 1 night
  • Glacier Express to St. Moritz for 1 night
  • Bernina Express to Lugano for 1 night
  • Gotthard Panorama Express to Lucerne for 1 night

A special highlights of Switzerland itinerary for lovers of rail travel, taking you to the most scenic locations. More details...

8 days Mini Grand Tour of Switzerland
  • Interlaken for 2 nights, with optional Jungfraujoch excursion
  • GoldenPass Line to Montreux for 1 night
  • Regional rail to Zermatt for 1 night
  • Glacier Express to St. Moritz for 1 night
  • Bernina Express to Lugano for 1 night
  • Gotthard Panorama Express to Lucerne for 1 night

A special highlights of Switzerland itinerary for lovers of rail travel, taking you to the most scenic locations. More details...

 
8 days Lucerne and Appenzell itinerary
  • Lucerne for 4 nights
  • Pre-Alpine Express to Appenzell for 3 nights

Explore the highlights of Eastern Switzerland and scenic Lake Lucerne. The Pre-Alpine Express connects vibrant Lucerne with the tranquillity of Appenzell. You also have the option of a river cruise trip from Stein am Rhein to Schaffhausen, home of the Rhine Falls. More details...

8 days Lucerne and Appenzell itinerary
  • Lucerne for 4 nights
  • Pre-Alpine Express to Appenzell for 3 nights

Explore the highlights of Eastern Switzerland and scenic Lake Lucerne. The Pre-Alpine Express connects vibrant Lucerne with the tranquillity of Appenzell. You also have the option of a river cruise trip from Stein am Rhein to Schaffhausen, home of the Rhine Falls. More details...

 
12 days Scenic Highlights Tour of Switzerland
  • Lucerne for 3 nights
  • Luzern-Interlaken Express to Interlaken for 3 nights
  • GoldenPass Line to Montreux for 2 nights
  • Regional rail to Zermatt for 2 nights
  • Glacier Express to Chur for 1 night

Glorious rail journeys and lakes & mountains highlights at a great value price. This tour allows you to visit Switzerand's most delightful lakes and mountains locations via 3 wonderful scenic rail journeys. More details... 

12 days Scenic Highlights Tour of Switzerland
  • Lucerne for 3 nights
  • Luzern-Interlaken Express to Interlaken for 3 nights
  • GoldenPass Line to Montreux for 2 nights
  • Regional rail to Zermatt for 2 nights
  • Glacier Express to Chur for 1 night

Glorious rail journeys and lakes & mountains highlights at a great value price. This tour allows you to visit Switzerand's most delightful lakes and mountains locations via 3 wonderful scenic rail journeys. More details... 

 
17 days Grand Train Tour itinerary
  • Interlaken for 3 nights
  • GoldenPass Line to Montreux for 2 nights
  • Regional rail to Zermatt for 2 nights
  • Glacier Express to St. Moritz for 2 nights
  • Bernina Express to Lugano for 2 nights
  • Gotthard Panorama Express to Lucerne for 3 nights
  • Pre-Alpine Express to Appenzell for 2 nights

Experience the breadth of Switzerland's diverse beauty. More details... 

17 days Grand Train Tour itinerary
  • Interlaken for 3 nights
  • GoldenPass Line to Montreux for 2 nights
  • Regional rail to Zermatt for 2 nights
  • Glacier Express to St. Moritz for 2 nights
  • Bernina Express to Lugano for 2 nights
  • Gotthard Panorama Express to Lucerne for 3 nights
  • Pre-Alpine Express to Appenzell for 2 nights

Experience the breadth of Switzerland's diverse beauty. More details... 

 
2. SUMMER SCENIC RAIL HOLIDAYS WITH A SWISS TRAVEL PASS - COMPLETE FREEDOM TO EXPLORE

The Swiss Travel Pass allows you to travel between any resort at any time on mainline trains, PostBuses and boats. There are suggested itineraries for everything from short trips to week and fortnight long holidays in fabulous lakes and mountains locations across the country. Your Swiss Travel Pass also gives unlimited mainline travel for scenic day trips from your resorts, as well as up to 50% discounts on mountain travel.

Flexibility

Amend the direction of travel, add more resorts, change suggested resorts, add more nights in any resort, upgrade hotels, choose bed & breakfast or half board (with evening meal), upgrade to 1st class rail travel.

2. SUMMER SCENIC RAIL HOLIDAYS WITH A SWISS TRAVEL PASS - COMPLETE FREEDOM TO EXPLORE

The Swiss Travel Pass allows you to travel between any resort at any time on mainline trains, PostBuses and boats. There are suggested itineraries for everything from short trips to week and fortnight long holidays in fabulous lakes and mountains locations across the country. Your Swiss Travel Pass also gives unlimited mainline travel for scenic day trips from your resorts, as well as up to 50% discounts on mountain travel.

Flexibility

Amend the direction of travel, add more resorts, change suggested resorts, add more nights in any resort, upgrade hotels, choose bed & breakfast or half board (with evening meal), upgrade to 1st class rail travel.

 
5 days Brig and Chur holiday
  • Brig for 2 nights
  • Glacier Express to Chur for 2 nights

Combining stays in two historical towns with lunch on board the Glacier Express. Enjoy the 4½ hour journey across the Alps, with spectacular views from the panoramic windows. A great way to enjoy a scenic rail journey on a shorter Swiss holiday; also a great option during the winter. More details...

5 days Brig and Chur holiday
  • Brig for 2 nights
  • Glacier Express to Chur for 2 nights

Combining stays in two historical towns with lunch on board the Glacier Express. Enjoy the 4½ hour journey across the Alps, with spectacular views from the panoramic windows. A great way to enjoy a scenic rail journey on a shorter Swiss holiday; also a great option during the winter. More details...

 
5 days Lucerne and Interlaken holiday
  • Lucerne for 2 nights
  • Luzern-Interlaken Express to Interlaken for 2 nights

Switzerland's best loved resorts connected by a scenic rail journey. A wonderful introduction to Switzerland, staying in historic Lucerne and lively Interlaken. Each resort has a number of enjoyable, scenic excursions close at hand. More details...

5 days Lucerne and Interlaken holiday
  • Lucerne for 2 nights
  • Luzern-Interlaken Express to Interlaken for 2 nights

Switzerland's best loved resorts connected by a scenic rail journey. A wonderful introduction to Switzerland, staying in historic Lucerne and lively Interlaken. Each resort has a number of enjoyable, scenic excursions close at hand. More details...

 
8 days Lucerne and Montreux holiday
  • Lucerne for 4 nights
  • Luzern-Interlaken Express & GoldenPass Line to Montreux for 3 nights

A memorable journey along one of the most picturesque scenic rail routes. Combining stays beside Lake Lucerne and Lake Geneva, this holiday also has plenty of delightful mountain visits within easy reach. More details... 

8 days Lucerne and Montreux holiday
  • Lucerne for 4 nights
  • Luzern-Interlaken Express & GoldenPass Line to Montreux for 3 nights

A memorable journey along one of the most picturesque scenic rail routes. Combining stays beside Lake Lucerne and Lake Geneva, this holiday also has plenty of delightful mountain visits within easy reach. More details... 

 
8 days Arosa and Spiez holiday
  • Arosa for 3 nights
  • Arosa Line, Glacier Express and Lötschberg Line to Spiez for 4 nights

Exploring two charming Swiss resorts during this holiday - Arosa in the mountains at 1800m and Spiez beside Lake Thun. Three contrasting scenic journeys connect them, offering glorious views as you travel, and including lunch on the Glacier Express. More details...

8 days Arosa and Spiez holiday
  • Arosa for 3 nights
  • Arosa Line, Glacier Express and Lötschberg Line to Spiez for 4 nights

Exploring two charming Swiss resorts during this holiday - Arosa in the mountains at 1800m and Spiez beside Lake Thun. Three contrasting scenic journeys connect them, offering glorious views as you travel, and including lunch on the Glacier Express. More details...

 
8 days Zermatt and St. Moritz holiday
  • Zermatt for 3 nights
  • Glacier Express to St. Moritz for 4 nights

A true highlight of a holiday to Switzerland is a full journey on the Glacier Express. This is made all the more memorable with lunch served at your seat and stays in two fabulous mountain resorts at either end. A day trip on the Bernina Express is also included. More details... 

8 days Zermatt and St. Moritz holiday
  • Zermatt for 3 nights
  • Glacier Express to St. Moritz for 4 nights

A true highlight of a holiday to Switzerland is a full journey on the Glacier Express. This is made all the more memorable with lunch served at your seat and stays in two fabulous mountain resorts at either end. A day trip on the Bernina Express is also included. More details... 

 
8 days Interlaken, Locarno and Lucerne holiday
  • Luzern-Interlaken Express to Interlaken for 2 nights
  • Lötschberg Line and Centovalli Line to Locarno for 2 nights
  • Gotthard Panorama Express to Lucerne for 3 nights

The hidden treasures of Switzerland's lakes and mountains. This holiday includes charming journeys on some of the lesser known scenic routes, through a variety of alpine landscapes across the country. More details...

8 days Interlaken, Locarno and Lucerne holiday
  • Luzern-Interlaken Express to Interlaken for 2 nights
  • Lötschberg Line and Centovalli Line to Locarno for 2 nights
  • Gotthard Panorama Express to Lucerne for 3 nights

The hidden treasures of Switzerland's lakes and mountains. This holiday includes charming journeys on some of the lesser known scenic routes, through a variety of alpine landscapes across the country. More details...

 
8 days St. Moritz, Andermatt and Lucerne holiday
  • St. Moritz for 2 nights
  • Glacier Express to Andermatt for 2 nights
  • A journey on the Furka steam train
  • Gotthard Panorama Express to Lucerne for 3 nights

A journey on three scenic rail routes and the Furka steam railway. Experience some of the most beautiful journeys that Switzerland has to offer - including the unforgettable route across the stunning Furka Pass. More details...

8 days St. Moritz, Andermatt and Lucerne holiday
  • St. Moritz for 2 nights
  • Glacier Express to Andermatt for 2 nights
  • A journey on the Furka steam train
  • Gotthard Panorama Express to Lucerne for 3 nights

A journey on three scenic rail routes and the Furka steam railway. Experience some of the most beautiful journeys that Switzerland has to offer - including the unforgettable route across the stunning Furka Pass. More details...

 
12 days Ascona, Weggis and Wengen holiday
  • Ascona for 3 nights
  • Gotthard Panorama Express to Weggis for 4 nights
  • Luzern-Interlaken Express to Wengen for 4 nights

Small is beautiful with 3 of Switzerland's outstanding lakes and mountains destinations. A vision of Switzerland, with classic scenic rail journeys combining unspoilt lakeside resorts with the idyllic charm of Wengen, one of Switzerland's most attractive mountain villages. More details... 

12 days Ascona, Weggis and Wengen holiday
  • Ascona for 3 nights
  • Gotthard Panorama Express to Weggis for 4 nights
  • Luzern-Interlaken Express to Wengen for 4 nights

Small is beautiful with 3 of Switzerland's outstanding lakes and mountains destinations. A vision of Switzerland, with classic scenic rail journeys combining unspoilt lakeside resorts with the idyllic charm of Wengen, one of Switzerland's most attractive mountain villages. More details... 

 
15 days Klosters, Brig and Weggis holiday
  • Klosters for 4 nights
  • Glacier Express to Brig for 4 nights
  • Lötschberg Line and Luzern-Interlaken Express to Weggis for 6 nights

Experience three of Switzerland's most scenic rail journeys. Staying in these wonderful resorts enables you to explore diverse areas, from the high Alps of Klosters to the glaciers of Brig and the serenity of Weggis and Lake Lucerne. More details...

15 days Klosters, Brig and Weggis holiday
  • Klosters for 4 nights
  • Glacier Express to Brig for 4 nights
  • Lötschberg Line and Luzern-Interlaken Express to Weggis for 6 nights

Experience three of Switzerland's most scenic rail journeys. Staying in these wonderful resorts enables you to explore diverse areas, from the high Alps of Klosters to the glaciers of Brig and the serenity of Weggis and Lake Lucerne. More details...

 
3. WINTER SCENIC RAIL HOLIDAYS WITH A SWISS TRAVEL PASS

These splendid winter holidays work in the same way the summer Swiss Travel Pass holidays above. 

3. WINTER SCENIC RAIL HOLIDAYS WITH A SWISS TRAVEL PASS

These splendid winter holidays work in the same way the summer Swiss Travel Pass holidays above. 

 
4 day holiday to Lucerne in winter
  • Lucerne for 3 nights

Featuring the scenic Luzern-Interlaken Express in all its winter glory. Explore historic Lucerne at your leisure and enjoy a memorable day trip to Interlaken along a famously scenic route. You can also visit Mount Rigi with snowy views over Lake Lucerne and its mountains. More details...

4 day holiday to Lucerne in winter
  • Lucerne for 3 nights

Featuring the scenic Luzern-Interlaken Express in all its winter glory. Explore historic Lucerne at your leisure and enjoy a memorable day trip to Interlaken along a famously scenic route. You can also visit Mount Rigi with snowy views over Lake Lucerne and its mountains. More details...

 
15 days Winter Grand Tour of Switzerland
  • Locarno for 2 nights, including Centovalli Line
  • Route of the Gotthard Panorama Express to Lucerne for 4 nights
  • Luzern-Interlaken Express to Interlaken for 3 nights, including Jungfraujoch visit
  • Lötschberg Line to Brig for 2 nights
  • Glacier Express to Chur for 3 nights including Arosa Line & Bernina Line

Experience the famous scenic journeys through stunning snowscapes. More details...

15 days Winter Grand Tour of Switzerland
  • Locarno for 2 nights, including Centovalli Line
  • Route of the Gotthard Panorama Express to Lucerne for 4 nights
  • Luzern-Interlaken Express to Interlaken for 3 nights, including Jungfraujoch visit
  • Lötschberg Line to Brig for 2 nights
  • Glacier Express to Chur for 3 nights including Arosa Line & Bernina Line

Experience the famous scenic journeys through stunning snowscapes. More details...

 

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Scenic rail holidays

Ask us about the Swiss scenic rail journeys - a great way of combining resorts to create your own two or multi centre holiday
Glacier Express
Bernina Express
GoldenPass Line
Gotthard Panorama Express

Planning your holiday

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  • Decide where you would like to stay
  • Choose your scenic journeys
  • 1st or 2nd class rail travel in Switzerland
  • How many nights in each resort
  • Decide on bed & breakfast or half board
  • 3, 4 or 5 star hotel accommodation
  • Plan visits with your Half Fare Card

You may also like to consider adding a scenic river cruise at the start or end of your holiday. Please ask for details. 

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