8 Days To Zermatt And St. Moritz

With stunning journeys on the scenic Glacier Express and Bernina Express trains

Glacier Express in the Rhine Gorge
Walking on Muottas Muragl
St. Moritz funicular

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 or email us at info@swissholidayco.com

 

"This itinerary offers the classic Glacier Express combination of mountain resorts. The full journey across the Alps takes around 8 hours, with the most glorious scenery en route, and lunch served at your seat."

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


Day 1 - Arrive and explore Zermatt for 3 nights
Flight from the UK to Zurich airport with rail travel to Zermatt. Check in to your hotel for your 3 night stay and enjoy your first views of the Matterhorn mountain.
Day 2-3 - Zermatt & the Valais region
Zermatt is surrounded by awesome mountains, the most famous being the Matterhorn, which dominates this traditional alpine village. Enjoy your time in car-free Zermatt and be sure to experience one of the unmissable mountain journeys all available at half price, such as the network of cable cars to Klein Matterhorn - which at 3,883m is the highest sightseeing point in Europe. Try an alternative view from the idyllic lake of Schwarzsee at the foot of the Matterhorn, or take the cog railway to the pure air and mountain restaurants of the Gornergrat. You will not be disappointed by the views and walking routes in this stunning alpine region.
Day 4 - Glacier Express to St. Moritz for 4 nights
On the fourth day you will join the leisurely Glacier Express train on its journey to St. Moritz in the scenic Upper Engadin region. This wonderful journey takes 7½ hours in the comfort of special panoramic coaches where a 3 course lunch is served at your table and refreshments are available throughout your trip. Highlights of this classic route through the mountains include the Landwasser Viaduct, the Rhine Gorge and the Devil's Bridge near Andermatt. Enjoy your first sight of the beautiful countryside around St. Moritz, before checking into your hotel for your 4 night stay. 
Day 5-7 - St. Moritz and the Graubünden
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. We include a day trip on the Bernina Express from St. Moritz to Tirano in Italy. This stunning rail journey crosses the Alps from towering glaciers and high mountain lakes to swaying palms of Italy - with time to enjoy an Italian lunch!
Day 8 - Last day
Time for a last look around St. Moritz before you take the train to Zurich airport for your flight to the UK.
 

2022 Guide Prices

3 nights in Zermatt and 4 nights in St. Moritz

Available all year except 12 October-5 December

Prices from £1,405 per person staying in 3 star hotels
Prices from £1,597 per person staying in 4 star hotels

1st class rail supplement £212. Half board prices: add £237 per person in 3 star hotels; £353 in 4 star hotels.

 

Your holiday price includes

Booking Conditions
  • Scheduled return flights from London to Zurich (flights available from around the UK)
  • 8 day 2nd class 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 Zermatt-St. Moritz including lunch and Bernina Express return from Tirano
  • Engadin Card (during the summer months) offering free transport including mountain railways, cable cars and buses around St. Moritz
  • Fully 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. Call us on 0800 619 1200 or email us at info@swissholidayco.com
 

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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 on the Solis Viaduct

Your scenic train journeys

You can discover more about these scenic routes by clicking below

 
 

Build your own scenic itinerary

Glacier Express on the 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
  • Bespoke prices available throughout 2022
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