8 Days Gentle Side Of Switzerland's Lakes & Mountains

Enjoy the quieter scenic resorts of lakeside Weggis and alpine Saas-Fee

Steamer on Lake Lucerne
On the route of the Lötschberg Regio Express

This is a Half Fare Card holiday which offers the ultimate flexibility. It can be adapted in various ways to suit you, including adding more resorts and rail journeys and changing the duration. The Half Fare Card gives you up to 50% reductions on excursions.

Please call 0800 619 1200 for help with planning or email us at info@swissholidayco.com


"A holiday to Switzerland is about the serenity of an idyllic lakeside village and the magic of the high Alps and these two lesser known resorts capture the essence of a Swiss holiday at its best."

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Day 1 - Arrive and explore Weggis for 4 nights

Flight from the UK to Zurich airport with rail travel to Lucerne for 3 nights. Check in to your hotel and enjoy your first views of Weggis and the beautiful lakeside setting.

Day 2-4 - Weggis and Central Switzerland

The delightful lakeside resort of Weggis is a peaceful village nestling below Mount Rigi. You should take time for a Lake Lucerne cruise and the famous cog railway to Mount Pilatus and of course the cable car and railway to the stunning peak of Mount Rigi. Other ecommendations include Stanserhorn open top deck cable car and Klewenalp. The historic town of Lucerne is nearby and has wonderful sightseeing, shopping and restaurants.

Day 5 - Travel to Saas-Fee, including the Luzern-Interlaken Express

An interesting day of travel which starts with a boat trip to Lucerne to join the panoramic train Luzern-Interlaken Express. This particularly scenic rail route follows the shore of Lake Brienz into Interlaken. Change here for the train to Visp via Spiez and finally the alpine PostBus journey to the beautiful mountain resort of Saas-Fee for 3 nights.

Day 6-7 - Saas-Fee picturesque traffic-free village

Lying in a beautiful high valley, Saas-Fee has retained its old charm and is surrounded by the spectacular scenery of the high Alps. You receive a Saastal Card which gives you free travel (end June-mid October) on most mountain cable cars including Hannig, Längfluh and Felskinn panoramic terrace where you can take (at an extra cost) the Metro Alpin to Mittelallalin at 3,500m.

Day 8 - Last day

Time for a last look around Saas-Fee before you take the PostBus and train back to Zurich airport for your flight to the UK.


2022 Guide Prices

4 nights in Weggis and 3 nights in Saas-Fee

Available June to October

Prices from £1,023 per person staying in 3 star hotels

Prices from £1,155 per person staying in 4 star hotels

1st class rail supplement £84. Half board prices: add £238 per person in 3 star hotels; £243 in 4 star hotels

Switch to a Swiss Travel Pass to include excursions by rail, boat and bus, with up to 50% discount on cable cars for £170 2nd class or £255 1st class


Your holiday price includes

Booking Conditions
  • Scheduled return flights from London to Zurich (flights available from around the UK)
  • 2nd class rail travel from Zurich airport to Weggis and Saas-Fee to Zurich airport
  • 7 nights’ bed and breakfast accommodation as described based on two people sharing
  • 2nd class boat, rail and bus travel between your Weggis and Saas-Fee with reserved seats on the Luzern – Interlaken Express.
  • Saastal Card offering selected free travel into the mountains around Saas-Fee
  • Half Fare Card which entitles you to half or reduced price travel on all the excursions mentioned from Weggis
  • Fully detailed itinerary sent with all tickets
  • Financial protection ATOL 3148
The Half Fare Card is valid on trains, scenic trains, PostBuses and most boats, mountain railways and cable cars. 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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Weggis village

Your scenic train journey

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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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