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Grand Switzerland

 

Golden Pass Railway
  • Overview

    highlights

    • Enjoy a three-course lunch on the panoramic Glacier Express
    • Journey to the Schilthorn Mountain including lunch
    • Take in the scenery on the Golden Pass and Bernina Express railways
    • Discover Montreux, Interlaken and Bern

    Join us on a magical holiday of a lifetime, as we journey down to Switzerland. We’ll see amazing sights and fascinating attractions on our tour around this spectacular country, as well as experiencing iconic railway journeys. Step aboard the Golden Pass, Glacier Express and Bernina Express railways, as well as much, much more!

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    • Great for - City
    • Great for - Culture
    • Great for - Food & Drink
    • Great for - Nature
    • Great for - Railway
    • Great for - Scenery
    • Great for - Walking


    Glacier Express

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  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Hotels

    YOUR HOTELS


    VIEW ALL HOTELS Hotel Sunstar Hotel Astra


    Hotel Sunstar
    Located in the heart of Wengen and with beautiful surrounding scenery, enjoy a great stay at this Alpine hotel. Relax in the lounge and make the most of the hotel’s spacious guest rooms, with great facilities.
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    Hotel Sunstar

    • Sunstar Alpine Hotel, Wengen
    • Sunstar Alpine Hotel, Wengen

    Located in the heart of Wengen and with beautiful surrounding scenery, enjoy a great stay at this Alpine hotel. Relax in the lounge and make the most of the hotel’s spacious guest rooms, with great facilities.

    • All rooms are en suite
    • Lift access
    • Bar area
    • Restaurant
    • Garden
    • Wi-Fi
    • Official four-star rating
    Hotel Astra
    Enjoy a stay at the four-star Hotel Astra in Vevey, making the most of the hotel’s excellent location in town. With its comfortable guest rooms, this is sure to make for a pleasant stay.
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    Hotel Astra

    • Hotel Astra
    • Hotel Astra

    Enjoy a stay at the four-star Hotel Astra in Vevey, making the most of the hotel’s excellent location in town. With its comfortable guest rooms, this is sure to make for a pleasant stay.

    • All rooms are en suite, with TV, minibar, tea/coffee making facilities and hair dryer
    • Lift access
    • Bar area
    • Restaurant
    • Terrace
    • Fitness centre
    • Spa
    • Wi-Fi
    • Official four-star rating
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  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    view of Bern's bridges
    Full Day: Bern and Lake Thun

    We’ll enjoy a wonderful walking tour of the Swiss capital of Bern today. Take the train to Lauterbrunnen-Interlaken Ost-Bern, where we see the city’s famous sights. 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.

    We then take the train to Thun, enjoying a scenic cruise on Lake Thun to reach Interlaken. After a short walk through this beautiful city, we reach Interlaken West Station and return to Wengen.
    Bernina Train Journey
    Full Day: Bernina Express to Tirano
    No holiday to Switzerland would be complete without a journey on the famous Bernina Express. With its iconic red carriages and amazing route through splendid Alpine scenery, simply sit back and take in this mesmerising landscape. We make our way to Tirano in Italy, where we enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, before boarding the Bernina Express for our return journey to Davos.
    Glacier Express
    Full Day: Glacier Express to Davos

    We have an early start today, as we join our train to Brig. We travel on the famous Lotschberg Line with a 9.1 mile long tunnel. At Brig we join the famous Glacier Express for a spectacular journey to Filisur. Sit back and watch the dramatic Swiss Alpine scenery unfold from the comfort of your carriage, while enjoying a three-course lunch on-board.

    Upon arrival in Filisur, we transfer to our train to Davos.
    Golden Pass Railway
    Full Day: Golden Pass Railway
    We enjoy an unforgettable journey on the famous Golden Pass Railway today, travelling from Montreux to Zweisimmen, and taking in spectacular views during our journey. Sit back and relax in the train’s panoramic carriages and join us as we travel onwards from Zweisimmen to Interlaken Ost, where we enjoy free time to explore this marvellous town. We then take the train to Wengen.
    Harbour
    Full day: Montreux and Rochers-de-Naye

    Join us as we make our way to Montreux, where we enjoy a leisurely walk to stunning Lake Geneva. Once there, we take a relaxing cruise to Chateau de Chillon, famous for its amazing views over the Alpine valley of the Rhone.

    Take in this incredible castle, before returning to Montreux by bus for our journey on a cog wheel train to the imposing Rochers-de-Naye Mountains. Located in the Swiss Alps, these picturesque mountains overlook Lake Geneva, and we will enjoy free time to explore once we reach the summit. We then take the cog wheel train back to Montreux, spending time at leisure in this charming town, before returning to our hotel.
    Mount Schilthorn aerial cableway
    Full Day: Schilthorn and James Bond

    We take in the famous Schilthorn Mountain today, situated in the magnificent Bernese Alps and known for being the setting of the 1969 James Bond movie On Her Majesty's Secret Service. We take the train from Lauterbrunnen to Stechelberg, where we enjoy a cable car ride up to the mountain. Take in the splendid views and then join us as we take in the James Bond Exhibition here.

    After this, we take lunch at the Piz Gloria revolving restaurant, allowing us to take in more of the amazing views. We then take the cable car back down the mountain to Murren, joining the train to Lauterbrunnen and then transferring to our train to Wengen.  Once we arrive, enjoy time at leisure to explore this charming Swiss village.
    view of Bern's bridges
    Full Day: Bern and Lake Thun

    We’ll enjoy a wonderful walking tour of the Swiss capital of Bern today. Take the train to Lauterbrunnen-Interlaken Ost-Bern, where we see the city’s famous sights. 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.

    We then take the train to Thun, enjoying a scenic cruise on Lake Thun to reach Interlaken. After a short walk through this beautiful city, we reach Interlaken West Station and return to Wengen.
    Bernina Train Journey
    Full Day: Bernina Express to Tirano
    No holiday to Switzerland would be complete without a journey on the famous Bernina Express. With its iconic red carriages and amazing route through splendid Alpine scenery, simply sit back and take in this mesmerising landscape. We make our way to Tirano in Italy, where we enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, before boarding the Bernina Express for our return journey to Davos.
    Glacier Express
    Full Day: Glacier Express to Davos

    We have an early start today, as we join our train to Brig. We travel on the famous Lotschberg Line with a 9.1 mile long tunnel. At Brig we join the famous Glacier Express for a spectacular journey to Filisur. Sit back and watch the dramatic Swiss Alpine scenery unfold from the comfort of your carriage, while enjoying a three-course lunch on-board.

    Upon arrival in Filisur, we transfer to our train to Davos.
    Golden Pass Railway
    Full Day: Golden Pass Railway
    We enjoy an unforgettable journey on the famous Golden Pass Railway today, travelling from Montreux to Zweisimmen, and taking in spectacular views during our journey. Sit back and relax in the train’s panoramic carriages and join us as we travel onwards from Zweisimmen to Interlaken Ost, where we enjoy free time to explore this marvellous town. We then take the train to Wengen.
    Harbour
    Full day: Montreux and Rochers-de-Naye

    Join us as we make our way to Montreux, where we enjoy a leisurely walk to stunning Lake Geneva. Once there, we take a relaxing cruise to Chateau de Chillon, famous for its amazing views over the Alpine valley of the Rhone.

    Take in this incredible castle, before returning to Montreux by bus for our journey on a cog wheel train to the imposing Rochers-de-Naye Mountains. Located in the Swiss Alps, these picturesque mountains overlook Lake Geneva, and we will enjoy free time to explore once we reach the summit. We then take the cog wheel train back to Montreux, spending time at leisure in this charming town, before returning to our hotel.
    Mount Schilthorn aerial cableway
    Full Day: Schilthorn and James Bond

    We take in the famous Schilthorn Mountain today, situated in the magnificent Bernese Alps and known for being the setting of the 1969 James Bond movie On Her Majesty's Secret Service. We take the train from Lauterbrunnen to Stechelberg, where we enjoy a cable car ride up to the mountain. Take in the splendid views and then join us as we take in the James Bond Exhibition here.

    After this, we take lunch at the Piz Gloria revolving restaurant, allowing us to take in more of the amazing views. We then take the cable car back down the mountain to Murren, joining the train to Lauterbrunnen and then transferring to our train to Wengen.  Once we arrive, enjoy time at leisure to explore this charming Swiss village.

What's included

  • Standard class rail travel to/from resort
  • Standard class Swiss rail pass for travel within Switzerland
  • Nine nights accommodation
  • Touring itinerary
  • Daily breakfast, nine evening meals
  • Porterage
  • Six included excursions
Sunstar Alpine Hotel, Wengen

Hotel Sunstar

Located in the heart of Wengen and with beautiful surrounding scenery, enjoy a great stay at this Alpine hotel. Relax in the lounge and make the most of the hotel’s spacious guest rooms, with great facilities.

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Hotel Sunstar

  • Sunstar Alpine Hotel, Wengen
  • Sunstar Alpine Hotel, Wengen

Located in the heart of Wengen and with beautiful surrounding scenery, enjoy a great stay at this Alpine hotel. Relax in the lounge and make the most of the hotel’s spacious guest rooms, with great facilities.

  • All rooms are en suite
  • Lift access
  • Bar area
  • Restaurant
  • Garden
  • Wi-Fi
  • Official four-star rating
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