12 days to Klosters, Zermatt and Montreux

Superb lakes and mountains holiday with the Glacier Express

The Glacier Express near Hospental
Klosters
Montreux lakeside
This is just one example of a multi centre holiday featuring the train journeys and resorts described. All holidays can be adapted to your own requirements - call 0800 619 1200 for help with your planning and for prices.

 

"This recommended lakes and mountains holiday combines two contrasting sides of the Alps with a stay beside Lake Geneva. Unforgettable"

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Day 1 - Arrive and explore Klosters

Flight from the UK to Zurich airport with rail travel to Klosters. Check in to your hotel for your 4 night stay.

Day 2-4 - Klosters and the Graubünden mountains

Klosters has a quiet air of charm and is a delightful place from which to enjoy the mountains. You will be given a free Inclusive Card during the summer months which entitles you to unlimited travel to alpine beauty spots such as the Madrisa mountain, the Jakobshorn, Parsenn and others. Make the most of the scenic walking and relaxed mountain restaurants.

Day 5 - Travel to Zermatt including the Glacier Express

A short train ride to Filisur, where you meet the Glacier Express. You are in for a treat on this famous journey, which travels through the spectacular Rhine Gorge and across the high alps at the Oberalp Pass. A 3 course lunch is served at your seat. The fabulous views through the panoramic windows continue as you approach Zermatt and spy the famous Matterhorn for the first time.

Day 6-8 - Zermatt and the Valais region

During your 4 night stay in Zermatt you can make the most of the incredible Swiss Alps. Your Swiss Travel Pass gives you 50% reductions on the network of cable cars and mountain trains so that you can visit famous sightseeing spots such as Gornergrat, the idyllic lake of Schwarzsee or Klein Matterhorn at 3,883m. The holiday atmosphere in car-free Zermatt is a joy in itself.

Day 9 - Travel to Montreux

This journey takes you down to Visp where you change trains for the route through the scenic Rhone Valley. The train travels through the mountainous region around Martigny then down towards Lake Geneva and your final resort, Montreux for 3 nights.

Day 10-11 - Montreux and the Lake Geneva region

Montreux is one of the oldest resorts in Switzerland, with cafés and a wonderful promenade which you can follow round the bay to romantic Chillon Castle. Your Swiss Travel Pass gives you FREE travel on the lake boats and mainline trains so you can visit Lausanne and the vineyards at Lavaux. The mountain railway to Les Rochers-de-Naye is at 50% reduction, highly recommended for spectacular views and a leisurely lunch.

Day 12 - Last day

A last stroll along the lake before you take the train to Geneva for your flight to the UK.

 

Prices

4 nights each in Klosters and Zermatt and 3 nights in Montreux

Available all year except 15 October-9 December

Prices from £1,627 per person staying in 3 star hotels

Prices from £1,874 per person staying in 4 star hotels

1st class rail supplement £207. Half board prices on request.
Price shown is for an example itinerary. We can tailor make your holiday to your individual requirements.

 

Your holiday price includes

Booking Conditions
  • Scheduled return flights from Heathrow to Zurich and return from Geneva inclusive of all airport taxes and security charges
  • 2nd class 15 day Swiss Travel Pass covering all rail journeys described and many more
  • 11 nights’ bed and breakfast accommodation as described based on two people sharing
  • 2nd class reserved seats on the Glacier Express from Filisur to Zermatt
  • Inclusive Card during the summer months offering FREE transport including mountain railways and cable cars around Klosters
  • Fully detailed itinerary sent with all tickets
  • Financial protection ATOL 3148
The Swiss Travel Pass is valid on trains, scenic trains, PostBuses and most boats. Travel on mountain railways and cable cars is up to 50% reduction. Optional excursions may not operate year round, please check before booking
 

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Swiss Trail Pass
 

Your holiday includes a Swiss Travel Pass, covering the rail journeys below as well as many scenic excursions

The famous Glacier Express

Your scenic train journey

You can discover more about this scenic route by clicking below

 

Build your own scenic itinerary

Landwasser Viaduct
Not quite the perfect holiday? We can tailor make it to suit you:
  • Change the direction of travel
  • Add extra nights in any of the resorts  
  • Add on lakes & mountains excursions
  • Include dinner on a half board basis
  • Upgrade to superior hotel rooms
  • Upgrade to 1st class rail for extra comfort
  • Add more resorts - create a Grand Tour
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