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Swiss Magic and the Glacier Express

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  • Journey on the spectacular Glacier Express, passing through stunning Swiss landscapes
  • Enjoy a trip to picturesque Davos and Klosters
  • Discover the historical city of Interlaken
  • Visit the charming lakeside town of Thun

Switzerland is renowned for spectacular scenery, lush meadows, sparkling lakes and chocolate-box villages. Discover this magical destination on our superb tour and enjoy a memorable journey on the famous Glacier Express, as well as visiting picturesque Davos and Klosters, scenic Interlaken and Brienz, and charming Thun. Simply sit back, relax and allow us to show you magnificent Swiss landscapes!



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Hotel Albula And Julier

This hotel is ideally located in the village of Tiefencastel, at the entrance to the Valley of the Grisons. Accommodation is in two adjacent buildings 'Albula' and 'Julier'.

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The Local Area

Included Excursions

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.

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Full Day: Glorious Graubunden

Join us as we explore the glorious Graunbunden region, calling at Davos and Klosters, two charming towns with captivating Swiss scenery. In Davos, we’ll enjoy free time to explore the local area and visit some of the attractions there, such as the Kirchner Museum, which houses a popular art gallery, as well as visiting the Spielzeugmuseum toy museum and the Bergbaumeuseum mining museum.

Next, we’ll head to Klosters, which lies close to Zurich and is regularly visited by the British Royal Family. It’s a pleasant town with remarkable scenery, including green pastures and rolling, snowy mountaintops. The Reformierte Kirche am Platz is a Swiss heritage site of national significance and is well worth visiting while enjoying free time in the town.

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FULL DAY: GRINDELWALD, INTERLAKEN And THUN

We’ll call at the charming village of Grindelwald today, before going on to Interlaken, known for its enchanting views of the Jungfrau, which makes the most incredible backdrop. Interlaken is located between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, ensuring wonderful lakeside views are available, and it’s home to a number of historical sights, including the Interlaken Monastery & Castle, which features gothic architecture and has a chapel dating from 1452. 

After our time in Interlaken, we’ll make our way to Thun, located at the lower end of Lake Thun, the gateway to the Bernese Oberland. The historical Old Town is home to the 12th-century castle that hosts a museum and the city is filled with wonderful sights, which we can take in during our time here.

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Optional Excursions

Bernina Express to Poschiavo

The Bernina Express is the crowning glory of our holiday in Switzerland, and it’ll allow us to enjoy even more of the country’s stunning scenery. We’ll travel from Tiefencastel to Poschiavo, enjoying the panoramic views our train will afford.

The journey will take us through the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes. Providing fantastic views and passing through many small towns and villages, we’ll be able to marvel at the natural landscape. We’ll undoubtedly see some of the best views available in Switzerland and will be treated to a classic mix of alpine scenery, including snow-capped mountains, green rolling hills and densely forested areas.

This railway is absolutely unique in that it’s the highest in Europe. With breath-taking scenery and excellent service, this is sure to make our holiday in Switzerland all the more interesting.

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Full Day: Golden Pass to Montreux

Why not join an unforgettable journey today as we take the famous Golden Pass Railway, travelling to the beautiful lakeside city of Montreux and enjoying the spectacular views during our leisurely train journey. Sit back and relax as we travel along this magnificent railway, passing stunning Swiss scenery along our way.

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Full Day: Jungfrau

Enjoy our scenic optional trip today, as we journey by train to take in the magnificent views of the Jungfrau.

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