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Discover the diverse regions and cultures of Switzerland

Discover the diverse regions and cultures of Switzerland on this 8-day tour. You will travel on the three most famous express trains from Central Switzerland to the Italian region of Ticino, taking in some spectacular countryside on some of the most exciting rail routes in Europe and staying in some beautiful Swiss towns on the way.

  • Journey on the Glacier Express
  • Journey on the Bernina Express
  • Journey on the Gotthard Panorama Express
  • Lucerne
  • Lugano
  • St Moritz
  • Zermatt
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
  • 7 Nights' Hotel Accommodation on a bed & breakfast basis
  • Return Scheduled Flights
    Upgrades Available
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Scenic Rail Adventure Tour Details

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Day 1 Lucerne

Arrival in Lucerne

Fly or rail from London to Zurich, transfer to Lucerne by rail

  • Optional Rail or Flights
Day 2 Lugano

Journey to Lugano

Journey to Lugano in the Ticino region, with its Mediterranean climate, by Lake steamer cruise and rail. You will stay in Lugano for the next two nights

  • Free Day
Day 3 Lugano

At leisure in Lugano

Free time in Lugano where you can use your included "Ticino Ticket".

Day 4 Bernina Express
Bernina Express

Bernina Express to St Moritz

To Tirano by coach, and on to St Moritz for a two night stay, via the spectacular Bernina Express.

Day 5 St Moritz
St Moritz

St Moritz

Explore St Moritz at your leisure.

Day 6 Glacier Express
Glacier Express

The Glacier Express

Journey on the iconic Glacier Express, enjoying its panoramic windows, as you travel to Zermatt.

Day 7 Zermatt

Free day in Zermatt

Free day in Zermatt. Here you can use your Swiss Half Fare Card for a 50% discount to ride the Gornergrat cogwheel railway

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 minimum 3-star hotels on a bed & breakfast basis
  • Standard Class rail travel throughout
  • Return Economy Class flights or Standard Class Rail from London (regional departures are available on request)
  • 3 iconic rail journeys
  • Cruise on Lake Lucerne, included Swiss Half Fare Card and Ticino Ticket

Enhancing your tour

  • Rail and hotel upgrades available on request
  • Flight upgrades available on request
  • Upgrade to Glacier Express Excellent Class from £340 per person
  • Excursion on the Gornergrat cogwheel railway


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

Mark Brennan
Laura Strawinski
James Starkie
Sally Hauser
Scenic Rail Adventure

Discover the diverse regions and cultures of Switzerland


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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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