Legendary Trains In Switzerland And Neuschwanstein
8 Day - Tour No AC2003
This holiday is based in Feldkirch and from here you will enjoy two legendary train journeys in Switzerland and also visit the fairy-tale castle of Ludwig II of Bavaria – Neuschwanstein Castle
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
ImageBernina Express (swiss-image.ch)
ImageNeuschwastein Castle (neuschwastein.de)
Included in CostIncluded in Cost
- Coach travel
- return ferry crossings
- 2 overnights, dinner, bed & breakfast
- 5 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- welcome drink
- entertainment most evenings
- city tour of Feldkirch
- train ride on the Bernina Express
- entrance to Schattenburg Museum
- train ride on the Glacier Express
- transfers to and from Neuschwanstein Castle (subject to operation)
- entrance to Neuschwanstein Castle
- info folder with info from the hotel and the surrounding area
- a souvenir of Austria on departure
ItineraryDay 1 Early morning departure for Dover and the crossing to Calais. You will then travel through France to Forbach for an overnight stop.
Day 2 Continuing the journey on into Austria to the medieval city of Feldkirch and to the hotel for a five night stay. On arrival you will have a welcome drink and be given information about the area.
Day 3 Your journey today will take you to the Engadin, the cradle of ski resorts and also a sunny high valley in the Southern Alps. The Grisons is the largest of the 22 Swiss Cantons with 150 valleys. You will travel over the Julier Pass, to reach the Engadin region, and visit the most famous spot in the Alps – St Moritz. Continuing over the Bernina Pass to Tirano in Italy where you will board the highlight of your journey – the panoramic carriages of the Bernina Express. Travelling over the Bernina Pass at 2253m to return to Engadin, witnessing the most magnificent stretch over the Albula Pass to Tiefencastel, where the coach will be waiting to pick you up and return to Feldkirch.
Day 4 A day at leisure in Feldkirch. Explore this medieval city with an included tour guide, roaming the narrow alleyways and squares and visiting the exciting museum at the Schattenburg, which towers over the town. Afterwards, you can visit one of the many cafés, go shopping or walk up the Ardetzenberg and visit Feldkirch’s alpine zoo.
Day 5 Today you will travel past Lake Walen to Lake Lucerne, where the original first cantons of the Swiss Confederation are located. You will make a stop in Altdorf and learn about the home of William Tell before continuing to Andermatt to board the Glacier Express to Chur. This incredible journey on one of the most famous railways in the world will remain in your memory forever. The views from Oberalp Pass and the Rhine Gorge will keep you fascinated. The coach will meet you in Chur for the journey back to the hotel.
Day 6 A journey to the neighbouring Germany, through the hilly Bregenzerwald to Alpenstrasse, passing by impressive lakes and mountains to the city of Füssen. Here you will visit the ‘Disney fairy-tale castle’ Neuschwanstein for a tour of the castle. Afterwards some free time in Füssen before returning to the hotel by way of Kempten and Bregenz.
Day 7 Sadly it is time for you to depart Austria for the journey back into France and to Forbach for your overnight stop.
Day 8 After breakfast, depart the hotel to commence the homeward journey.
NB: Please note this tour can only be booked direct with Angela Holidays. Back to top
Your Holidays Hotel Hotel Weisses Kreuz
The hotel is located in Feldkirch and is an ideal base for touring the surrounding areas. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, telephone, WiFi and safe. Lift, restaurant, lounge, steam room and garden terrace.
All bedrooms are en-suite with TV.
Single room supplement £164
Holiday insurance £33.00 (70 years and over £56.50)