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Great Railway Journeys Of Switzerland

Europe
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TCRU2205

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

8 days

Relax and enjoy the journey of breathtaking scenery aboard three of the most famous train rides in Switzerland. The first ride takes you from Chur to Arosa aboard the Arosa Express followed by the Bernina Express journey from Tiefencastel to Poschiavo. Save the best ‘til last with a ride in a panoramic carriage aboard the world famous Glacier Express travelling between Andermatt and Tiefencastel. Each day brings even more spectacular scenery than the last - this is surely a holiday where memories are made that will last a lifetime.

PRICE FROM ? £899 per person
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Itinerary

Highlights

  • Hotel for 5 nights with breakfast & dinner
  • Tea/coffee after dinner
  • Porterage and a welcome drink on arrival
  • Overnight hotel for 2 nights with breakfast
  • Entertainment at main hotel
  • Guided tour of Feldkirch
  • 3 Included Rail Journeys
  • Bernina Express and St Moritz with guide
  • Arosa Express Rail Journey
  • Glacier-Express Train and Lake Lucerne with guide

Your Itinerary

Day 1 - After joining your holiday coach, travel to Dover for the short sea crossing to Calais. Then continue via the auto-routes of France to your overnight stop in the Metz area. Bed & breakfast

Day 2 - Lots to see today as the journey takes you past the Rhine Falls in Switzerland en-route to your holiday base in Feldkirch for your 5 night stay with a welcome drink on arrival. Dinner, bed & breakfast.

Day 3 - 6 - At leisure in Feldkirch with three included excursions

During your stay you might like to take a walk through the forest to the neighbouring town of Rankweil. Here you can find the well-fortified basilica sitting quietly above the town - it offers a beautiful view of the Rhine Valley in Vorarlberg and Switzerland.

Included Excursions
Bernina Express and St Moritz
The journey today takes you through the Engadin, a sunny high valley in the Southern Alps to the world famous resort of St Moritz. Continue to Poschiavo where you board the Bernina Express, the highlight of the day. Capture photogenic views of the Alps and the impressive alpine valleys, lakes and waterfalls on the way. A local guide will assist you throughout. Your coach awaits in Tiefencastel for the return to the hotel.

Arosa Express Rail Journey
Head to the highest Swiss mountains on the journey to Chur, the capital of the largest Swiss canton, Grisons. Chur is also the oldest city in Switzerland, and here you will board the reserved compartments on the Rhaetian Railway. The railway will take you round many curves and over deep ravines into the magnificent mountain scenery and onto the famous ski resort of Arosa.

Glacier-Express Train & Lake Lucerne
Today drive past Lake Walen to Lake Lucerne, where the original first cantons of the Swiss Confederation are located. Continue to Andermatt where together with a local guide, you board the panoramic carriages (2nd class) of the original Glacier-Express and journey from Andermatt to Tiefencastel. This incredible journey, one of the most famous in the world, is sure to make a lasting impression with memories to last forever. Your coach will pick you up from the railway station.

Day 7 - Today it's farewell to Austria as you head north to the final stop in the Luxembourg or Liege area. Bed & breakfast.

Day 8 - After breakfast, we travel through France to Calais for your return to England.

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