6 Day | Heart Of Scenic Switzerland Holiday

Switzerland’s best-known resorts with a glittering choice of excursions

Luzern-Interlaken Express
Lucerne's lakefront
Hohestrasse, Interlaken

This is one of our 'Relaxing Two Centre' holidays, offering you the chance to stay in two resorts which complement each other, and which are connected by a scenic rail journey.  There are plenty of day trips to enjoy - free or heavily discounted with your Swiss Travel Pass - or you could simply relax amidst the beautiful scenery. The holiday can be adapted in various ways to suit you, including upgrading your hotel room, adding more resorts and rail journeys or changing the duration. This holiday is suggested as 6 days, but can easily be extended to 8 days.  

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


"A wonderful introduction to Switzerland. Stay in the resorts with the widest choice of lakes and mountains excursions, and enjoy a journey on the Luzern-Interlaken Express with its glorious views."

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

Day 1 - Arrive and explore charming Lucerne

Fly from the UK to Zurich in under 2 hours with connecting rail travel to Lucerne. Welcome to your hotel for your 3 night stay and enjoy exploring the Old Town and lakeside.

Day 2-3 - Free days to enjoy the beautiful Old Town, lake and mountains

With your Swiss Travel Pass, Lucerne is perfectly placed to enjoy free travel around the dramatic scenery of Central Switzerland. A lake cruise is a must along with the famous old cog railway to the stunning peak of Mount Rigi. 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 to Bern. Pilatus and other mountain railways and cable cars around Lake Lucerne are available at a 50% reduction.

Day 4 - Luzern-Interlaken Express across the mountains to Interlaken

This striking journey on the Luzern-Interlaken Express is 2 hours of joy as you travel over the Brünig Pass and alongside the scenic lake to Interlaken. After check in you will have time to get a flavour of Interlaken and finalise your plans.

Day 5 - Free day in and around the glorious Bernese Oberland

There is so much on offer here with your Swiss Travel Pass which you could use for free unlimited travel on the Lakes of Thun & Brienz and trips into the mountains at Wengen and Grindelwald - where mountain railways and cable cars are offered with up to 50% reduction. A favourite trip is a leisurely cruise from Interlaken to Brienz, then change to a half price journey on the Brienzer Rothorn steam railway which has been chugging away since 1892. A memorable visit to the Jungfraujoch is available at 25% reduction.

Day 6 - Last day – if only you had booked to stay longer! (The 8 day Pass is also great value)

Time for a last look around Interlaken before you take the train back to Zurich airport for your flight to the UK.


2024 Guide Prices (please ask us for 2025 prices)

3 nights in Lucerne and 2 nights in Interlaken

Available all year

Prices from £1,221 per person staying in 3 star hotels
Prices from £1,404 per person staying in 4 star hotels

Upgrade to 1st class Swiss Travel Pass from just £174 per person

Half board prices (Lucerne only): add from £114 per person (3 star) or from £188 per person (4 star)


Your holiday price includes

Booking Conditions
  • Scheduled return flights from London to Zurich including taxes and hold baggage (flights are available from around the UK, and also to Geneva airport)
  • 6 day Swiss Travel Pass covering all rail journeys described and many more (2nd class)
  • 5 nights’ hotel accommodation bed and breakfast as described based on two people sharing
  • Reserved seats and lunch on the Luzern-Interlaken Express (2nd class)
  • Personalised full detailed itinerary sent with all tickets
  • Financial protection ATOL 3148
The Swiss Travel Pass offers free travel on trains, scenic trains, PostBuses and most boats, with up to 50% discount for 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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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

Your scenic train journey

You can discover more about this scenic route by clicking below


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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 2024 & 2025
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