15 Days Bernina & Glacier Express And GoldenPass Line

Stay in the fabulous resorts of St. Moritz, Montreux and Grindelwald

GoldenPass Line
Funicular above St. Moritz
Montreux quayside

This is a Swiss Travel Pass holiday which offers the unlimited free travel for scenic day trips. It can be adapted in various ways to suit you, including adding more resorts and rail journeys. The Swiss Travel Pass also gives you up to 50% reductions on cable cars and mountain railways.

Please call 0800 619 1200 for help with planning. 

 

"Enjoy three stunning scenic rail journeys with plenty of time to explore the diverse regions around alpine St. Moritz, Montreux on the shore of Lake Geneva, and scenic Grindelwald in the Jungfrau mountains"

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Day 1 - Arrive and explore the high Alps for 5 nights

Flight from the UK to Zurich airport with rail travel to St. Moritz. Check into your hotel and enjoy your first look around St. Moritz.

Day 2-5 - Around the famous Alpine resort of St. Moritz with free travel into the mountains

During the summer months, your visit is greatly enhanced by the Engadin Card with free transport including mountain railways and cable cars. This gives you unlimited access to wonderful walks and excursions, including the excellent panoramic walk at Alp Languard with views over the Bernina massif. Other recommendations include the funicular to Corviglia, connecting to the cable car to Piz Nair at 3,057m and the glacier station of Diavolezza, where you can enjoy lunch while admiring the unforgettable mountain scenery. We include a trip on the Bernina Express to Tirano in Italy – with time to enjoy an Italian lunch!

Day 6 - Travel to Montreux for 4 nights via Brig on the Glacier Express including lunch

This famous Glacier Express journey travels down to Chur through stunning scenery with majestic viaducts and along the awesome Rhine Gorge and over the Alps via the impressive Oberalp Pass at 2,044m. It’s then through the gentle Goms Valley with picturesque villages to the town of Brig. At Brig change to the mainline railway to the grand lakeside resort of Montreux.

Day 7-9 - Free days in and around Montreux on the Swiss Riviera

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

Day 10 - Experience the GoldenPass Line to Grindelwald via Interlaken for 5 nights

As you leave Lake Geneva behind on the GoldenPass Line, you’ll climb steadily, passing the beautiful countryside around Saanen and the alpine resort of Gstaad before you change trains in Zweisimmen. There are more scenic views of lush pastures and a gentle descent to Spiez on beautiful Lake Thun. You’ll have great views of the Niederhorn before arriving in Interlaken, where you change trains for your journey to Grindelwald at the foot of the Eiger for your 5 night stay.

Day 11-14 - Grindelwald in the heart of the Jungfrau mountains

Grindelwald is a mountain resort situated at just over 1,000m at the foot of the mighty Eiger with easy access into the mountains. You receive 50% reduction on most mountain railways and cable cars which includes the new Eiger Express 26 seater cable car to the Eiger Station. Link here to the Jungfraujoch-Top of Europe (25% reduction), enjoy one of the spectacular walks or return by train via the Kleine Scheidegg. Other great trips are the First for heavenly hiking trails, clear lakes and a stunning ‘cliff walk’. Männlichen and Pfingstegg cable car are also recommended. Your Swiss Travel Pass includes free rail travel to the other mountain villages of Wengen and Mürren as well as back down to Interlaken and travel on both lakes Thun & Brienz.

Day 15 - Last day

Time for your last look around this delightful mountain village before your journey back to Zurich airport.

 

Prices

5 nights in St. Moritz, 4 nights in Montreux and 5 nights in Grindelwald

Available June-October

Prices from £2,129 per person staying in 3 star hotels

Prices from £2,510 per person staying in 4 star hotels

1st class rail supplement £245. Half board prices: add £462 per person in 3 star hotels; £421 in 4 star hotels (except Montreux)

Include a 4 day 2nd class Jungfrau Travel Pass for your stay in Grindelwald for £140 per person

 

Your holiday price includes

Booking Conditions
  • Scheduled return flights from London to Zurich (flights available from around the UK)
  • 15 day 2nd class Swiss Travel Pass covering all rail journeys described and many more
  • 14 nights’ bed and breakfast accommodation as described based on two people sharing
  • 2nd class reserved seats on the Glacier Express including lunch, Bernina Express and GoldenPass Line
  • Engadin Inclusive Card during the summer months offering free and unlimited travel on mountain railways and cable cars around St. Moritz
  • Full detailed itinerary sent with all tickets
  • Financial protection ATOL 3148
The Swiss Travel Pass is valid on trains, PostBuses, boats, scenic trains and some mountain journeys as described. Travel on other mountain railways/cable cars is up to 50% reduction. Optional excursions may not operate year round.
 

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Call us on 0800 619 1200 or email us at info@swissholidayco.com

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 journeys

You can discover more about these scenic routes 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 along the way 
  • 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
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