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Classic Glacier Express in Winter


9 days from £2,395 per person

  • Spend 8 nights in 4-Star hotels
  • Stay in two historic Swiss towns
  • Experience the Glacier Express in winter
  • Ride the Bernina Express across the Alps
  • Enjoy Matterhorn views from Zermatt

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Mountaintops of Switzerland


9 days from £3,295 per person

  • Stay in 4-Star mountaintop hotels
  • Spend two nights at the Pilatus Kulm
  • Cruise to a hotel beside Lake Brienz
  • First Class lunch on the Glacier Express
  • Savour First Class on the Bernina Express

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First-Class Glacier Express, Zermatt & Matterhorn

9 days from £2,595 per person

  • Enjoy 8 nights in 4-Star accommodation
  • Stay in stylish St Moritz and Zermatt
  • Experience First Class on the Glacier Express
  • Travel on the Bernina Express in First Class
  • Enter the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

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Switzerland holidays

Holidays to Switzerland are a fantastic choice for lovers of breathtaking mountains, peaceful lakes, and cities full of history. Getting around is easy thanks to their renowned, reliable rail network, making exploring the country's mix of cultures, tasty food, and long-standing traditions effortless.

With us, you'll experience everything Swiss, from medieval town centres to cosy mountain chalets, all while enjoying amazing views. Charming resorts like Grindelwald, Wengen, and Zermatt have classic alpine architecture and the famous Jungfrau railway, leading to Europe's highest station at Jungfraujoch. Switzerland is also host to other iconic railways including the Glacier Express and GoldenPass Express.

Alternatively, you can embark on your adventure with one of our independent holidays.

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Switzerland Holiday Experiences

Swiss resorts

Switzerland is known for its world-class resorts that captivate visitors year-round. Nestled amid the Swiss Alps, resorts like Zermatt, Interlaken and St. Moritz host breathtaking mountain views, providing a haven for skiing enthusiasts in winter and hiking aficionados during the warmer months. The luxurious amenities, impeccable service, and Swiss hospitality make these resorts an ideal escape, combining outdoor adventure with refined relaxation in a truly enchanting alpine setting.

Majestic mountains

The country's striking mountainous landscape is like no other, with the Swiss Alps dominating its skyline. Renowned for their breathtaking beauty, these peaks, including iconic ones like the Matterhorn and Jungfraujoch, attract outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. The Swiss Alps are also surrounded by pristine lakes and charming alpine villages. The well-preserved natural beauty and stunning vistas make Switzerland a haven for those seeking serenity in its mountainous embrace.

Alpine lakes

The calm waters of Switzerland's lakes such as Geneva, Lucerne, and Zurich beautifully mirror the majestic mountains that surround them. Each lake has its own distinct charm, providing chances for boating, swimming, and leisurely walks along the shores. Besides their visual appeal, the crystal-clear waters also play a crucial role as reservoirs for hydroelectric power, aligning with Switzerland's dedication to sustainability and environmental awareness.

Swiss cuisine

Switzerland's cuisine is a delightful blend of Alpine flavours, influenced by French, German, and Italian culinary traditions. Fondue and raclette, both cheese-centric dishes, represent the essence of Swiss food. You'll also find hearty dishes like Rösti, a potato dish, and Zürcher Geschnetzeltes, featuring sliced veal in a creamy mushroom sauce. And, of course, Swiss chocolate is a standout, crafted by renowned chocolatiers who produce world-renowned treats.

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Switzerland's iconic railways

Switzerland is celebrated for its efficient and picturesque railway system, with several iconic routes offering unforgettable journeys. The Glacier Express, a legendary panoramic train ride, seamlessly connects Zermatt and St. Moritz, traversing the majestic Alps and crossing 291 bridges and 91 tunnels. Meanwhile, the Jungfrau Express transports passengers to the awe-inspiring Jungfraujoch, known as the 'Top of Europe,' where breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks await.

For those seeking a more leisurely experience, the GoldenPass Line weaves its way through charming Swiss villages, linking Montreux to Lucerne and treating passengers to a visual feast of diverse landscapes. The Bernina Express, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage route, navigates the scenic Alps and traverses the remarkable Landwasser Viaduct.

Switzerland's railway network not only showcases impressive engineering but also combines it with breathtaking scenery, ensuring that each journey becomes a truly memorable experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a visa to visit Switzerland?

No, currently, British citizens don't need a visa for stays up to 90 days within a 180-day period. However, make sure to check for any changes before your trip.

What currency is used in Switzerland?

Are vaccinations required before visiting Switzerland?

Generally, no specific vaccinations are needed, but check with your healthcare provider for updated advice.

When is the best time to visit Switzerland?

Anytime! Summer is great for outdoor activities, winter for skiing, and spring/autumn for pleasant weather with fewer crowds.

How's the transportation system in Switzerland?

Switzerland has excellent public transport (trains and buses). It is very efficient and easy to use.

Is English widely spoken in Switzerland?

Yes, especially in tourist areas. Learning basic phrases in the local language (French, German, or Italian) can be helpful.

What is the electrical voltage in Switzerland, and will I need an adapter for my devices?

The standard voltage is 230V, and the frequency is 50Hz. Switzerland uses Type J electrical outlets. If your devices have a different plug type, you will need a suitable adapter.

Are there any cultural etiquettes I should be aware of in Switzerland?

Swiss society values punctuality, politeness, and respect for personal space. It's customary to greet people with a handshake. Tipping is generally included in the bill, but rounding up is common. Dress modestly, especially when visiting religious sites.

What emergency numbers should I be aware of in Switzerland?

The emergency number for police, fire, and medical assistance is 112. Additionally, you can dial 144 for medical emergencies and 117 for the police.

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