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Take in magnificent

White Alpine Railways

 

Mount Titlis cable car
  • Overview

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    • Enjoy a scenic journey on the famous Golden Pass Railway
    • Take a trip on the fantastic Engelberg Snow Express railway
    • Admire Mount Titlis’ incredible views with a cable car ride
    • Sit back and relax during a splendid Lucerne lake cruise
    • Ride on Europe’s first cog railway to discover Mount Rigi – the ‘Queen of the Mountains’
    • Soak up magnificent scenery with a ride on the Glacier Express

    Join us for a magical winter holiday, admiring enchanting scenery, enjoying journeys on some of the best railways in Switzerland, and soaking up the splendid atmosphere in charming towns. We’ll have plenty to discover during this fantastic holiday. Read More

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    Mount Rigi
      
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    Staying in the picturesque town of Hergiswil at the Seehotel Pilatus Hotel, we will be ideally placed for exploring some of Switzerland’s best sights. Our first excursion will see us travelling along the famous Golden Pass route by rail, first reaching Interlaken where we will change trains to make our way to Grindelwald. Take in beautiful views during our journey, as we travel via the Brunig Pass and reach an altitude of 1,008m.

    We will then take a ride on the Engelberg Snow Express, offering up spectacular views of Lake Lucerne and the Engelberg Valley. In Engelberg, admire magnificent Mount Titlis, which forms a spectacular backdrop to this town. We will then get the opportunity to ride the rotating cable car up to the summit, admiring unparalleled 360 degree views of this mountain range from a height of 3,020 metres above sea-level.

    It will then be time to sit back and relax, as we take a cruise on tranquil Lake Lucerne from Hergiswil to Lucerne. Once we reach Lucerne, we will board the oldest cog railway in Europe, which will take us to reach the summit of Mount Rigi. Often referred to as the ‘Queen of the Mountains’, this is sure to make for a memorable experience!

     Our final excursion will take us on the journey of a lifetime, as we travel along the world-famous Glacier Express route. Travelling to Andermatt, we will make our way via the Oberalp Pass, rising to a height of 2,033 metres above sea level.
  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Seehotel Pilatus

    • Seehotel Pilatus
    • Seehotel Pilatus

    The popular Seehotel Pilatus has a great location on the lakeside, excellent leisure facilities and a pleasant relaxing garden with lake views for guests to enjoy.

    • All bedrooms are equipped with radio, telephone, hairdryer and satellite TV
    • Dining room with superb lake view serving buffet breakfast and dinner with choice of two menus
    • Lakeside terraces and lawns
    • Free use of Aqua Romana leisure centre with indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna and fitness room
    • Bar
    • Lifts
    • Official 4-star rating
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  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    Engelberg Titlis cableway
    Engelberg Snow Express and Mount Titlis Cable Car

    Join us for a ride on the superb Engelberg Snow Express, travelling from Hergiswil to Engelberg. This excellent train journey will allow us to take in magnificent views, as we travel past Lake Lucerne and through the Engelberg Valley to reach this popular town.

    Engelberg is famous for Mount Titlis, which overlooks the town. This imposing mountain is the highest in the Susten Pass’ north range, and we will be able to take in incredible views from its summit as we board the world’s first rotating cable car. This cable car ride will give us the opportunity to soak up superb 360 degree views of the landscape, rising to 3,020 metres above sea-level. 

    Glacier Express
    Glacier Express

    Take in spectacular scenery on the world-famous Glacier Express route today, as we travel to Andermatt via the Oberalp Pass.

    The Oberalp Pass is the highest point on the Glacier Express journey, with the engine pulling the train up to 2,033 metres above sea level in height. This part of the journey will feature snowy scenery, towering mountains and steep valleys, and will take us through the iconic landscapes many have come to associate with the Swiss Alps.

    Grindelwald
    Golden Pass Route by Rail

    The Golden Pass route showcases Switzerland’s amazing diversity, travelling through three regions and past two lakes. Our excursion will begin in Hergiswil, where we will board our train and will begin our journey to Interlaken.

    Soak up magnificent scenery during our journey, from snow-capped Alpine peaks to stunning lake views. Once we reach Interlaken, we will change trains and will continue our journey to the charming town of Grindelwald. We will travel via the Brunig Pass, which reaches an altitude of 1,008m and offers up incredible views of the surrounding landscape. 

    Mount Rigi
    Lake Lucerne Cruise and Cog Railway to Mount Rigi

    Today we will enjoy a superb cruise on Lake Lucerne, Switzerland’s fourth-largest lake. This splendid lake is famous for its amazing scenery, with placid waters and magnificent views of the surrounding mountains. Take in this incredible landscape during our cruise, as we travel from Hergiswil to Lucerne.

     After we disembark, we will board Europe’s oldest cog railway, travelling to the summit of Mount Rigi. Soak up even more of this beautiful scenery during our railway journey, admiring the ‘Queen of the Mountains’ and enjoying this incredible experience. 

    OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


    Lake trees & buildings
    Full Day: Lugano
    Lugano is one of the most popular lakeside cities in Italy. Named after the lake it sits on the banks of, Lugano is famous for its bustling atmosphere, amazing attractions and - of course - stunning location.

    In Lugano, we’ll find narrow cobblestone streets lined with boutiques and excellent little shops where we can purchase souvenirs and mementos of our time here. We’ll also be able to take advantage of the many pavement cafes with superb views out over the lake, so we can admire the scenery here.

 


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What's included

  • Return coach travel
  • Eight nights accommodation
  • Overnight stays on outbound and return journeys
  • Daily breakfast, seven evening meals
  • Porterage
  • Four included excursions
  • One optional excursion
Seehotel Pilatus

Seehotel Pilatus

The popular Seehotel Pilatus has a great location on the lakeside, excellent leisure facilities and a pleasant relaxing garden with lake views for guests to enjoy.

Learn more about the hotel

Seehotel Pilatus

  • Seehotel Pilatus
  • Seehotel Pilatus

The popular Seehotel Pilatus has a great location on the lakeside, excellent leisure facilities and a pleasant relaxing garden with lake views for guests to enjoy.

  • All bedrooms are equipped with radio, telephone, hairdryer and satellite TV
  • Dining room with superb lake view serving buffet breakfast and dinner with choice of two menus
  • Lakeside terraces and lawns
  • Free use of Aqua Romana leisure centre with indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna and fitness room
  • Bar
  • Lifts
  • Official 4-star rating
  • 2
  • 3
  • British Travel Awards
  • 6
  • 5
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