4 Days Scenic Holiday In The Historic Heartland

Switzerland's beautiful landscape featuring the Luzern-Interlaken Express

Chapel Bridge, Lucerne
Train from Vitznau to Rigi

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


"Lucerne offers a true vision of Switzerland, a beautiful lake with wonderful cruises including past Rutli meadow the birthplace of Switzerland, the dramatic mountains of Pilatus and Rigi on your doorstep and a historical Old Town."

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

Day 1 - Arrive and explore Lucerne for 3 nights
Flight from the UK to Zurich with just a one hour train to Lucerne. Time to start your sightseeing with your Swiss Travel Pass which includes free entrance to several Lucerne museums as well as lake cruises.
Day 2 - A day on Mount Rigi celebrating 150 years in 2021*
The Queen of the Mountains, Rigi is one of the most popular days out from Lucerne. There are a variety of ways to reach the mountain, all covered with your Swiss Travel Pass. One particularly enjoyable route is to cruise along the lake to Vitznau and then travel up on Europe’s oldest cogwheel railway. You can return via cable car to Weggis, then cruise or bus back to Lucerne. The mountain itself offers walking trails and lovely views while you enjoy refreshments in a choice of mountain restaurant.
Day 3 - Luzern-Interlaken Express to Interlaken*
Today visit Interlaken on this wonderful route over the Brünig Pass and alongside Lake Brienz to the famous resort. The journey takes around 2 hours each way. If you feel like exploring further, why not travel on the Jungfrau railway through Lauterbrunnen Valley up to the picturesque skiing village of Wengen with its welcoming bars and fabulous views. This journey is also included with your Swiss Travel Pass.
Day 4 - Last day

As Lucerne is only an hour away from Zurich airport you have time to further explore Lucerne’s beautiful historic Old Town before you take the train for your flight to the UK.

*This is only a suggested itinerary which shows you some of the wonderful trips from Lucerne. You could also decide on a trip on the open top cable car to Stanserhorn, take the world’s steepest funicular up to Stoos or visit to Switzerland’s historic capital Bern all included with your Swiss Travel Pass.



3 nights in Lucerne

Available all year

Prices from £811 per person staying in 3 star hotels

Prices from £945 per person staying in 4 star hotels

1st class rail supplement £134. Half board prices: add £88 per person in 3 star hotels; £173 in 4 star hotels


Your holiday price includes

Booking Conditions
  • Scheduled return flights from London to Zurich (flights available from around the UK)
  • 4 day 2nd class Swiss Travel Pass covering the journeys in itinerary plus lake cruises
  • 3 nights’ bed and breakfast accommodation in Lucerne based on two people sharing
  • 2nd class reserved seats on the Luzern – Interlaken Express
  • 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 other mountain railways and cable cars is up to 50% reduction. Optional excursions may not operate year round, please check before booking. Call us on 0800 619 1200 or email us at info@swissholidayco.com

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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

Luzern-Interlaken Express beside Lake Brienz

Your scenic train journey

You can discover more about the scenic route 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
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