8 days to Arosa and Spiez

Exploring two charming Swiss lakes and mountains resorts

Obersee, Arosa
Arosa Line train on the Langwieser Viaduct
Spiez chapel
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.

 

"Three contrasting scenic rail journeys - the Arosa Line, Glacier Express and Lötschberg Line - connect your stay in idyllic alpine Arosa with Spiez on the shore of Lake Thun."

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Day 1 - Arrive and explore Arosa for 3 nights

Flight from the UK to Zurich airport with rail travel to Arosa. The final one hour journey from Chur on the Arosa Line is a pure delight. Check in to your hotel after your first glimpse of Arosa.

Day 2-3 - Enjoy the high alps around Arosa

Arosa is an attractive resort divided into two: Innerarosa (the original village) and the main resort. With the benefit from the FREE Arosa Card from mid-June to mid-October, you have free use of all the cable cars of Arosa which enables you to enjoy unlimited access to the mountains and the lovely walking areas. Your Swiss Travel Pass also gives you free travel to Chur and up to St. Moritz and to enjoy the famous World Heritage Albula-Bernina railway line.

Day 4 - Exceptional journey including 3 scenic routes to Spiez for 4 nights

Your journey starts with the picturesque Arosa Line to Chur where you join the Glacier Express. You will be served lunch at your seat and enjoy views of the Rhine and the Grand Canyon of Switzerland. The highest point of the journey comes as you cross the Oberalp Pass at 2,044m, then it’s down to the scenic Goms Valley. On arrival in Brig, you change to the Lötschberg Line which takes you through the mountains to Spiez.

Day 5-7 - Explore the Bernese Oberland with your Swiss Travel Pass

Spiez is uniquely situated on Lake Thun for a leisurely cruise and waterside strolls. It also has rail connections to Bern, Gstaad and Montreux on the GoldenPass Line and to Interlaken and Lucerne. All these journeys can be enjoyed free with your Swiss Travel Pass, or you can explore the Bernese mountains at a 50% discount. Spiez itself has a beautiful lakeside setting nestling among hills and vineyards with its own picturesque medieval castle.

Day 8 - Last day

Time for your last look around this delightful village for your journey back to Zurich airport including the Luzern-Interlaken Express.

 

Prices

3 nights in Arosa and 4 nights in Spiez

Available all year except 14 October-14 December

Prices from £1,263 per person staying in 3 star hotels

Prices from £1,492 per person staying in 4 star hotels

1st class rail supplement £179. Half board prices on request.
Price shown is for an example itinerary. We can tailor make your holiday to your individual requirements.

Prices shown are guides for 2020 travel and will be similar for 2021

 

Your holiday price includes

Booking Conditions
  • Scheduled return flights from Heathrow to Zurich inclusive of all airport taxes and security charges
  • 2nd class 8 day Swiss Travel Pass covering all rail journeys described and many more
  • 7 nights’ bed and breakfast accommodation as described based on two people sharing
  • 2nd class reserved seats on the Glacier Express from Chur to Brig, including lunch
  • Arosa All-Inclusive Card during the summer months offering FREE transport including mountain railways and cable cars around Arosa
  • Full 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

Glacier Express in the Rhine Gorge

Your scenic train journeys

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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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