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Interlaken & the Glacier Express

 

Glacier Express Winter
  • Overview

    highlights

    • Stay in the scenic city of Interlaken
    • Enjoy a ride on the famous Glacier Express through stunning seasonal scenery
    • Take a trip to beautiful Bern, Switzerland's compact capital

    Discover the tranquil town of Interlaken, located in the Swiss Alps and famous for its picturesque surroundings and situation between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. During our peaceful holiday, we’ll experience a ride on the Glacier Express and will visit the superb city of Bern to explore at leisure. Read More

    Great for:

    • Great for - Culture
    • Great for - Scenery
    • Great for - Walking


    Bernese Oberland
      
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    Interlaken is a wonderful place to stay, thanks to its amazing location and incredible scenery. We’ll stay at the Hotel Carlton Europe and will have lots to see and do during our getaway. Not only can we relax in enchanting surroundings, but we’ll also have two excellent excursions to make the most of.

    First, we’ll enjoy a train ride from Spiez to Brig, via Lotschberg, before we board the famous Glacier Express. This incredible train journey will take us from Brig to Andermatt and, along the way; we’ll get to take in the dramatic scenery, with snowy landscapes against the backdrop of the Swiss Alps, and will then return to our hotel by coach.

    Our second included excursion will take us to Bern, considered to be Switzerland’s capital city, where we can spend time exploring this intriguing city. With its excellent history, as well as its beautiful architecture and marvellous attractions, we’re sure to have a fantastic time here. 
  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Carlton Hotel Europe

    • Carlton Hotel Europe
    • Carlton Hotel Europe

    This friendly hotel has a fantastic location, right in the centre of Interlaken, where you can enjoy a leisurely stroll to see the mountains, or visit the bustling shops and restaurants.

    • All rooms are en suite
    • Lift access
    • Bar area
    • Restaurant
    • Wi-Fi
    • Official three-star rating
  • Gallery
  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    Bern
    Full Day: Bern

    We enjoy free time in this historical Swiss capital, whose enchanting Old Town is decorated with fountains and arcaded streets, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spend time exploring at leisure during our time here - perhaps take in some of the city's famous sights, such as the medieval Zytglogge clock tower, standing at the end of the Kramgasse ('Grocers Alley') street. 

    Glacier Express
    Full Day: Glacier Express
    Enjoy an unforgettable journey aboard the famous Glacier Express train, admiring extraordinary landscapes during our exciting journey. Sit back and relax as we board the train in Brig and travel to Andermatt.

    Take in spectacular scenery as we cross the River Rhone and travel through the enchanting Upper Rhone Valley, reaching an altitude of 1,366m. Upon arrival in Andermatt, we take a scenic drive back to the hotel by coach.

     

    OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


    Bernese Oberland
    Bern Guided Walking Tour
    We’ll discover more about Bern’s excellent history and will explore some of the city’s most famous attractions with an exciting guided walking tour. Accompanied by our experienced guide, we’ll learn about the city’s park and will be able to see sights such as the medieval arcades, the city’s many markets, the Houses of Parliament and many other attractions.
    Grindelwald
    Grindelwald & Kleine Scheidegg by Train
    Join our excursion is to Kleine Scheidegg, a settlement of just a few buildings dramatically situated under the north face of the Eiger. Take in this unique setting, before we continue our journey to Grindelwald by train. This popular resort is located in a spectacular position on the slopes of the Schwarze Lutschine valley, and we'll be able to take in beautiful scenery during our relaxing train ride.

 


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What's included

  • Return coach travel
  • Six nights accommodation
  • Overnight stays on outbound and return journeys
  • Daily breakfast, five evening meals
  • Christmas turkey dinner on Christmas Day
  • Porterage
  • Two included excursions
Carlton Hotel Europe

Carlton Hotel Europe

This friendly hotel has a fantastic location, right in the centre of Interlaken, where you can enjoy a leisurely stroll to see the mountains, or visit the bustling shops and restaurants.

Learn more about the hotel

Carlton Hotel Europe

  • Carlton Hotel Europe
  • Carlton Hotel Europe

This friendly hotel has a fantastic location, right in the centre of Interlaken, where you can enjoy a leisurely stroll to see the mountains, or visit the bustling shops and restaurants.

  • All rooms are en suite
  • Lift access
  • Bar area
  • Restaurant
  • Wi-Fi
  • Official three-star rating
  • 2
  • 3
  • British Travel Awards
  • 6
  • 5
  • 4
  • 8
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