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Glacier Express Rail Holidays

Journey through the heart of the Swiss Alps aboard the iconic Glacier Express. With us, you'll enjoy over 50 years of expertise in curating unforgettable Swiss rail holidays. When opting for a journey aboard the Glacier Express, you're presented with a choice between Standard Class and First Class, both promising the same breathtaking views yet offering distinct differences.

In Standard Class, reveal in a cosy seat with ample legroom, providing the ideal setting to unwind while soak in in the scenic beauty. Take advantage of panoramic windows, WiFi, and onboard amenities such as a bar and dining car offering an array of snacks and beverages. Alternatively, elevate your experience by upgrading to First Class, where you'll luxuriate in even more spacious seating, allowing for complete relaxation and stretching out. First Class passengers are treated to complimentary refreshments in addition to all the amenities available in Standard Class, ensuring a journey that combines comfort, elegance, and unparalleled vistas of the Swiss Alps.

Why Choose Us

Our deep-rooted knowledge of Switzerland's railway system, coupled with a passion for delivering exceptional travel experiences, makes us the go-to choice for your Glacier Express adventure. We not only offer journeys; we create memories that last a lifetime.

About the Glacier Express

The Glacier Express, often dubbed as the 'slowest express train in the world,' offers a panoramic voyage through the untouched natural beauty of the Swiss Alps. Witness awe-inspiring landscapes, from serene mountain lakes to majestic snow-capped peaks, as you travel from Zermatt to St. Moritz.

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Classic Glacier Express
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Glacier Express & St Moritz
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First Class Glacier Express in Winter (Brig-Chur) 2016
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Glacier Express All Inclusive
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Glacier Express
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Grand Alpine Explorer
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Engadine Valley
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Classic Glacier Express at New Year
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Classic Glacier Express in Winter
25/Feb
Julian Ziegler
5 stars
“Great holiday, well organised, good content and advice from representative.
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Traditional Glacier Express in Winter
8/Feb
michael lanham
5 stars
“Everything I was expecting but Switzerland remains an expensive country
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Classic Glacier Express at New Year
16/Jan
Clifford Smy
5 stars
“Great scenery. Kay, our tour manager, was brilliant.
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Traditional Glacier Express
30 Oct 2023
Alec
5 stars
“Great views and great travel experiences. Guide was first class in planning and cummunicatopin.
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Mountaintops of Switzerland
16 Oct 2023
T Yeoman
5 stars
“Good choice of hotels in interesting places. Excellent tour guide.
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First-Class Glacier Express, Zermatt and Matterhorn
10 Oct 2023
Tom A.
5 stars
“It was the best trip we have ever taken. Of course, we have perfect weather throughout the trip, a great group and the BEST Tour Director in Patricia Issac.
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Glacier Express & The Romantic Rhine
12 Aug 2023
Archie Westwood
5 stars
“A great relaxing and interesting tour, with excellent food, accommodation and service throughout. The scenery from the Glacier Express was stunning.
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Classic Glacier Express at Christmas
6/Jan
Patricia
4 stars
“The experience was very good but the main food courses and waitress service in the 4* hotel was not what we expected. Katie Leigh our tour guide made up for that disappointment.
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Classic Glacier Express
17 Oct 2023
Susan
4 stars
“The rail tour was an excellent experience and the tour manager we had was very good at making sure we knew exactly what we were doing every day and managing any small issues that arose. The hotel accommodation and food on the whole did not match the quality of the rail journeys.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Does the Glacier Express stop in Chur?

Yes, the Glacier Express makes a scenic stop in Chur, allowing travelers to explore this charming Swiss town.

What is the Glacier Express?

The Glacier Express is a world-renowned panoramic train ride offering an unparalleled experience of Switzerland's alpine splendor.

Is the Glacier Express worth it?

Absolutely! It's not just a train ride but a journey through some of the most breathtaking landscapes Switzerland has to offer.

Which part of the Glacier Express is best?

Every segment of the journey has its unique charm, but the stretch between Chur and Brig is particularly spectacular.

When is the best time to go on the Glacier Express?

While it operates year-round, the summer months offer lush landscapes and winter promises enchanting snowy vistas.