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Dramatic mountain scenery and beautiful lakes provide the setting for this magnificent tour, as we take the iconic Glacier Express through the Swiss Alps, staying in glamorous St Moritz, and Zermatt, where we enjoy breathtaking views of the Matterhorn.View tour details
A well organised tour led by a fantastic Tour Manager. The base hotel was excellent being on Lake Como shores, on the main route around the island and within a couple of minutes of the ferry stages. The day trips were well organised and the day trip on the Bernina Express a major highlight. Highly recommend this tour.View tour details
Stunning scenery and spectacular views regale us as we travel by rail through the heart of the Swiss Alps on the world-famous Glacier Express. We enjoy mountain railways, charming towns, and dramatic Alpine scenery on this tour through the sublime landscapes of Switzerland.View tour details
Day 4 - The Bernina Express to Tirano After breakfast this morning, we board a train to the nearby town of Davos Platz, for our journey on the spectacular Bernina Express.View tour details
Spectacular views and stunning scenery have made the Glacier Express from Chur to Brig famous the world over. Discover Zermatt by mountain railway, visit Spiez Castle, take a journey on the Bernina Express, and explore the Alps at your own pace during this popular mountain holiday.View tour details
This adventurous twin-centre rail holiday provides ample opportunity to explore the majestic Swiss Alps cloaked in their winter finery, and to enjoy our trip on the famous Glacier Express, surely the slowest, and certainly one of the most scenic 'express' trains in the world.View tour details
Day 7 - Over the Bernina Pass Our Boxing Day excursion takes us on the Bernina Express to Poschiavo. The railway line is over 100 years old and has been awarded with UNESCO World Heritage status.View tour details
Celebrate the New Year in style on this magnificent tour. Travelling in First Class throughout, we discover some of Switzerland's most beautiful winter landscapes, such as the mountain resort of Zermatt and the lakeside city of Lucerne, and make spectacular journeys on some of Europe's most iconic trains such as the Glacier Express and Bernina Express.View tour details
First Class Glacier Express at Christmas. Save . Gallery. Enjoy the beautiful landscape of Switzerland . 9 days From £2,395 per person. 2020 Tour code: GEX21 . About the tour. Our festive rail holiday is a fantastic way to experience exciting train journeys on the Glacier Express and Bernina Express. Enjoy wonderful excursions and explore the beautiful winter landscapes of Switzerland ...View tour details
On Day 8, the narrowgauge Bernina Express takes us from Chur to Poschiavo, a picturesque town in the Italian-speaking region of Switzerland. Connecting Switzerland and Italy via the highest mountain railway in the Alps, the Bernina Express rises to the challenges presented by snow, ice and steep gradients to delight passengers with a 4-hour journey of breathtaking beauty.View tour details
Classic Bernina Express Tour Details Print Itinerary. Itinerary. Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Please note . Day 1 Flights. Arrival in Lugano. Travel by rail or air from London to Zürich then continue by rail to Lugano, situated in a bay on the northern side of Lake Lugano, which boasts a Mediterranean climate alongside beautiful architecture and parkland. The traffic-free centre is a joy to ...
Cross the Swiss Alps on four of the most scenic railway journeys in Europe, including the Glacier Express and the Bernina Express.
Bernina Express trains typically comprise two or three First and Second class carriages separated by a bar and services carriage at the train's centre. The carriages in both classes are spacious and offer air conditioning, panoramic windows, comfortable seating and an at-seat trolley service providing light refreshments.
“A well organised tour led by a fantastic Tour Manager. The base hotel was excellent being on Lake Como shores, on the main route around the island and within a couple of minutes of the ferry stages. The day trips were well organised and the day trip on the Bernina Express a major highlight. Highly recommend this tour.
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The Glacier Express is undoubtedly Switzerland's best known train.. Departing from Chur, we board the magnificent Glacier Express for a spectacular journey offering unparalleled views of the most awe-inspiring mountain ranges in the world.We spiral up the mountains, crossing enormous viaducts, burrowing through tunnels and rising above the clouds on our way to Zermatt, under the mighty Matterhorn.
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