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Picturesque East to West

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A Swiss rail adventure from east to west

Embark on a Swiss rail adventure which whisks you from east to west across the stunning countryside, stopping on the way for you to ascend mountains, cruise over lakes and sample wines in elegant Montreux.

  • Journey on the GoldenPass Line
  • St Gallen
  • Mount Pilatus
  • Pre-Alpine Express
  • Montreux
  • Wine Tasting in Montreux
  • Lake Cruise
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
  • 7 Nights' Hotel Accommodation on a bed & breakfast basis
  • Return Scheduled Flights
    Upgrades Available
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Picturesque East to West Tour Details

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Day 1 St Gallen
St Gallen

Arrival in St Gallen

Fly, or rail, from London to Zurich then transfer by rail to St Gallen for a two-night stay

  • Optional Rail or Flights
Day 2 St Gallen
St Gallen

St Gallen

Enjoy a free day to explore St Gallen, the pretty heart of Eastern Switzerland

  • Free Day
Day 3 View from Mount Säntis
View from Mount Säntis

Ascend Mount Säntis

Using your included "Oskar Card", ascend Mount Säntis, the highest peak in the region, and head to Hotel Santis for your overnight stay.

Day 4 Lucerne

Pre-Alpine Express to Lucerne

Journey on the Pre-Alpine Express - known locally as the Voralpen-Express - to Lucerne, and your hotel for the next two nights

Day 5 Mount Pilatus
Mount Pilatus

Mount Pilatus

Lake Cruise and Mount Pilatus

Day 6 GoldenPass Line
GoldenPass Line

Journey on the GoldenPass Line

Today you will head to Montreux for two nights aboard the iconic GoldenPass line, skirting Lakes Thun and Geneva.

Day 7 Montreux


Wine tasting and free time in Montreux.

  • Bernina Express
Day 8 Flights

Homeward bound

Fly or rail from Geneva to London.

  • Optional Rail or Flights

Please note

The itinerary above is just a suggestion and you are free to make adjustments to suit your exact requirements. Please call 01904 734 358 to speak to one of our Tailor-Made Holiday Specialists about tailoring your holiday with GRJ independent.

What’s included
  • 7 nights' accommodation in minmum 3-star hotels on a bed & breakfast basis
  • Standard Class rail travel throughout
  • Return Economy Class flights or Standard Rail Class from London to Switzerland (regional departures are available on request)
  • Excursion to the summit of Mount Pilatus
  • Journeys on the GoldenPass line and the Pre-Alpine Express

Enhancing your tour

  • Rail and hotel upgrades available on request
  • Flight upgrades available on request
  • Add extra nights to extend your trip


Please note: This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

Mark Brennan
James Starkie
Sally Hauser
Laura Strawinski
Picturesque East to West

A Swiss rail adventure from east to west


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GRJ independent is a new range of holidays, created especially for those who prefer to travel independently rather than as part of a group.

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