8 Days To Lucerne And Montreux

A memorable journey along one of the most picturesque scenic rail routes

Luzern-Interlaken Express
Jesuit Church, Lucerne
Montreux lakeside

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. 

 

"A memorable holiday combining stays beside two of Switzerland's most beautiful lakes with a journey across mountain passes on the Luzern-Interlaken Express and GoldenPass Line"

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


Day 1 - Arrive and explore Lucerne for 4 nights

Flight from the UK to Zurich airport with just a one hour train journey 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. Check in to your hotel for your 4 night stay.

Day 2-4 - Lucerne and Central Switzerland

With your Swiss Travel Pass, Lucerne is the perfect spot from which to enjoy free travel around the dramatic scenery of Central Switzerland. You should make time for a lake cruise and the famous old cog railway to the stunning peak of Mount Rigi celebrating 150 years. The Stanserhorn open top deck cable car and the Stoos funicular are also included free with your Swiss Travel Pass along with trips further afield: the UNESCO Old Town of Bern or Lake Constance on the German border! Pilatus and other mountain railways and cable cars are available at a 50% reduction.

Day 5 - Luzern-Interlaken Express and GoldenPass Line to Montreux for 3 nights

The Luzern-Interlaken Express travels over the Brünig Pass and alongside scenic Lake Brienz. This memorable journey takes tow hours then you change trains in Interlaken for your onward journey on the GoldenPass Line. Enjoy views of Lake Thun as you depart Interlaken and head into the mountains and the Simmen Valley. After a change in Zweisimmen, it’s on to the alpine resort of Gstaad, before the famous descent with fabulous views of Lake Geneva and Montreux. Spend an afternoon enjoying the delights of this impressive lakeside resort.

Day 6-7 - Montreux and Lake Geneva

Montreux is one of the oldest resorts in Switzerland, with cafés and shops and a wonderful promenade which you can follow round the bay to the romantic Chillon Castle. Your Swiss Travel Pass gives you free travel on the lake boats and mainline trains, so you can plan a visit to historic Geneva for the day or Lausanne and the UNESCO World Heritage vineyards at Lavaux. The mountain railway to Les Rochers-de-Naye, at 50% reduction, is highly recommended for its spectacular views of the Eiger and Mont Blanc. Enjoy a leisurely lunch here and visit the Alpine Garden.

Day 8 - Last day

Time for your last look around before your journey back to the UK. 

 

Prices

4 nights in Lucerne and 3 nights in Montreux

Available all year

Prices from £1,299 per person staying in 3 star hotels

Prices from £1,684 per person staying in 4 star hotels

1st class rail supplement £199. Half board prices: add £228 per person in 3 star hotels; £223 in 4 star hotels (Lucerne only) 

 

Your holiday price includes

Booking Conditions
  • Scheduled flight from London to Zurich and return from Geneva (flights available from around the UK)
  • 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 Luzern-Interlaken Express and GoldenPass Line
  • 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.
 

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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

GoldenPass Line

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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