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Grand Train Tour of Switzerland
8 Days | 7 Nights
Starting From $2,625
Per person based on double occupancy
Price based on our Rail Tour option, subject to change based on availability and season
Enjoy the spectacular scenery aboard Europe’s most exciting panoramic trains, visit fantastic Swiss lakes and the beautiful cities that flank them, and experience the cultural differences in this country with its 4 language regions.
A comprehensive and scenic tour that will introduce you to the 4 language regions of Switzerland.
Explore fantastic Swiss lakes and the beautiful cities that flank them such as Geneva, Montreux, Lucerne and Lugano.
Wander around mountain towns like Zermatt and St. Moritz and learn about how these alpine cultures flourished throughout history.
Sit back and take in the scenery through the oversized panoramic windows of these wonderful Swiss trains. You’re likely to see lots of waterfalls and glaciers and travel on amazing viaducts, bridges and the newly finished Gotthard Base Tunnel which is the longest and deepest railway tunnel in the world.
Day 1 / 8
Day 1: Arrive In Interlaken, Switzerland
Make your way from Lucerne to Interlaken along the shores of crystal-clear lakes, passing romantic waterfalls and across the magnificent Brünig mountain pass.
Overnight in Interlaken
Tenon Recommends: Hotel Krebs 4⭑
Day 2 / 8
Day 2: Interlaken – Montreux (Goldenpass Line)
After breakfast continue your journey with the GoldenPass Line through the wild and romantic Pays d’Enhaut, scenic villages along the shores of Lake Geneva.
Overnight in Montreux
Tenon Recommends: Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic, Autograph Collection 4⭑
Day 3 / 8
Day 3: Montreux – Zermatt
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and then travel from Montreux to Zermatt. Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn and offers plenty of things to explore. Enjoy some free time and spend the day exploring on your. Make sure you don’t miss out on an excursion to the Gornergrat.
Overnight in Zermatt
Tenon Recommends: Hotel Schweizerhof 4⭑
Day 4 / 8
Day 4: Zermatt – St. Moritz (Glacier Express)
Board the Glacier Express and travel from Zermatt to St. Moritz. Enjoy some of the most spectacular scenery Switzerland has to offer along the way. Along the deep Rhine Valley, the Glacier Express travels through a remarkably enchanting part of the Swiss Alps.
Overnight in St. Moritz
Tenon Recommends: Hotel Crystal 4 *
Day 5 / 8
Day 5: St. Moritz – Lugano (Bernina Express)
Next up, board the Bernina Express and travel over circular viaducts and pass through winding tunnels before reaching Tirano in Italy. Change to the Bernina Express Bus, which will take onwards toward Ticino, the Mediterranean of the Swiss Cantons.
Overnight in Lugano
Tenon Recommends: Villa Sassa Hotel 4 *
Day 6 / 8
Day 6: Lugano – Lucerne (Gotthard Panorama Express)
After breakfast, hop on the Gotthard Panorama Express travelling from the Mediterranean south to the traditional heart of Switzerland. From Flüelen you will enjoy a boat ride on Lake Lucerne.
Overnight in Lucerne
Tenon Recommends: CASCADA Boutique Hotel 4 *
Day 7 / 8
Day 7: Lucerne – St. Gallen (Voralpen-Express)
Sit back and relax on this beautiful 2.5-hour journey aboard the Voralpen-Express, which connects central and eastern Switzerland. Once in St. Gallen, make sure to visit the Abbey of St. Gall, a magnificent baroque monastery from the 8th century. Nearby, there is a Textile Museum with stunning displays of embroidery and lace from the traditional region.
Overnight in St. Gallen
Tenon Recommends: Einstein St. Gallen 4 *
Day 8 / 8
Day 8: Depart Switzerland
Make your way to your Swiss departure gateway of choice or continue onwards for more Swiss adventures!
Incredible views of fascinating mountains and glaciers, the charming gardens and shops of Interlaken, and a journey to the highest train station in Europe. A fantastic adventure to two of the most popular mountaintops in Switzerland: Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat.
From famous peaks to picturesque lakes. The highest railway line and the most scenic and slowest express train in Switzerland. Breathtaking views of the Alps, with a steady and relaxed pace. And a front-row seat.