8 days to Lucerne, Interlaken and Montreux

A memorable journey along the full length of one of Switzerland’s most picturesque scenic rail routes

Luzern-Interlaken Express
Jesuit Church, Lucerne
Montreux lakeside
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.

 

"Combining stays beside 4 of Switzerland's stunning lakes, this holiday also has plenty of delightful mountain visits within easy reach"
Day 1 - Arrive and explore Lucerne

Flight from the UK to Zurich airport with rail travel to Lucerne.

Check in to your hotel for your 3 night stay and enjoy your first glimpse of Lucerne.

Day 2-3 - 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 or try the Stanserhorn. Alternative trips further afield: Bern, Interlaken, or Lake Constance on the German border! Other mountain railways and cable cars are available at a 50% reduction.

Day 4 - Luzern-Interlaken Express to Interlaken for 2 nights

The Luzern-Interlaken Express travels over the amazing Brünig Pass and alongside scenic Lake Brienz. This memorable journey takes two hours, so you will have plenty of time to start exploring Interlaken upon arrival.

Day 5 - Free day in the Bernese Oberland

With your Swiss Travel Pass you can travel freely on the lakes of Thun & Brienz, enjoying the fabulous scenery, or head up to the heights of Schilthorn-Piz Gloria. You can also use it for a 50% discount on your mountain tickets to alpine beauty spots such as Harder Kulm, Schynige Platte and the Männlichen.

Day 6 - GoldenPass Line to Montreux

On the GoldenPass Line journey you will 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. Arrive in Montreux for a 2 night stay.

Day 7 - Montreux and Lake Geneva

Montreux is one of the oldest resorts in Switzerland, with cafés and a wonderful promenade which you can follow to romantic Chillon Castle. Your Swiss Travel Pass gives you FREE travel on the lake boats and mainline trains so you can visit Lausanne and the vineyards at Lavaux. The mountain railway to Les Rochers-de-Naye at 50% reduction, is highly recommended for spectacular views.

Day 8 - Last day

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

 

Prices

3 nights in Lucerne and 2 nights each in Interlaken and Montreux

Available all year

Prices from £1,159 per person staying in 3 star hotels

Prices from £1,487 per person staying in 4 star hotels

1st class rail supplement £172. Half board prices on request.
Price shown is for an example itinerary. We can tailor make your holiday to your individual requirements.

 

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 Luzern-Interlaken Express from Lucerne to Interlaken
  • 2nd class reserved seats on the GoldenPass Line from Interlaken to Montreux
  • 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 mountain railways and cable cars is up to 50% reduction. Optional excursions may not operate year round, please check before booking
Swiss Trail Pass
 

Your holiday includes a Swiss Travel Pass, covering the rail journeys below as well as many scenic excursions

GoldenPass Line beside Lake Geneva

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 in any of the resorts  
  • 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
  • Add more resorts - create a Grand Tour
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