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The Winter Discovery holiday includes a journey from Filsur

Swiss Rail Holidays: Winter Journeys

Discover more about these holidays - see videos and images captured on our Swiss rail adventures and access summaries of what's included!

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Four holiday packages are on sale now, which all include magical journeys across snow covered landscapes and other winter themed activities:

  1. The Winter Discovery
  2. The Glacier Express Winter Dream
  3. Magical Moments
  4. The Grand Tour Winter Edition

Tailor make your holiday by choosing from a selection of accommodation and optional excursions, while not having to be concerned about rail tickets, reservations and planning where to go in the snow!

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The Grand Tour of Switzerland, Winter Edition: 9 Days, 8 Nights

From Zermatt to Gornergrat From Zermatt to Gornergrat
Between Chur and St Moritz Between Chur and St Moritz
On the Bernina Express On the Bernina Express
On the Bernina Railway On the Bernina Railway

This holiday includes:

  • A return journey on the fantastic Gornergratbahn up to Europe's highest open-air station.
  • A journey on the Luzern - Interlaken Express.
  • The journey by train from Montreux to Zermatt.
  • Overnight accommodation with breakfast in Lucerne, Interlaken, Montreux, Zermatt (2 nights), and St. Moritz (2 nights).
  • Train travel from your starting point in Switzerland to Lucerne.
  • Train travel from St Moritz to your departure point from Switzerland.

Plus the options to add luggage transport between hotels to your booking and /or additional nights in each of the stopover locations.

The Winter Discovery Tour: 8 days, 7 nights

The beautiful route between Filisur and Chur is a highlight of the Glacier Express journey! The beautiful route between Filisur and Chur is a highlight of the Glacier Express journey!
Take this journey, but instead of this train you will be on the Glacier Express! Take this journey, but instead of this train you will be on the Glacier Express!
Includes a day trip by train from Montreux to stunning Gstaad Includes a day trip by train from Montreux to stunning Gstaad
Spend a day exploring the multiple attractions in the Swiss capital Spend a day exploring the multiple attractions in the Swiss capital

This holiday includes:

  • Overnight accommodation with breakfast in Davos-Schatzalp, Montreux, Neuchâtel, Bern and and Lucerne.
  • A horse drawn sleigh ride in Davos
  • The ride on the Glacier Express from Filisur to Brig...
    -...connect in Bern for a train to Montreux
  • A day trip by train from Montreux to stunning Gstaad
  • The journey by train from Montreux by Lake Geneva to Neuchâtel
  • An excursion from Neuchâtel to the mystical valley of La Brévine where temperatures in winter have been known to drop to -40°C
  • The journey by train on to Luzern, from where you can choose to enhance the holiday by making your own way up to Mt Rigi and / or Mt Titlis.
  • the journey by train from your entry point in Switzerland to Davos
  • the journey by train from Luzern to your exit point from Switzerland

Magical Moments: 7 Days, 6 nights

Ascend Mt Rigi when it is a snow-capped peak Ascend Mt Rigi when it is a snow-capped peak

This holiday which is available for travel from January to mid-March is a leisurely tour to two of Switzerland’s best known lakeside resorts of Interlaken and Lucerne.

Included with the holiday are:

  • A round trip between Interlaken and Europe's highest station at incredible Jungfraujoch.
  • A night toboggan ride and a daytime horse-drawn carriage ride, both including cheese fondue.
  • A journey on the Luzern to Interlaken Express train.
  • The return train journey between Lucerne and Engelberg.
  • The rotating cable cars on Mount Titlis.
  • Three nights of accommodation in both Interlaken and Lucerne.
  • A journey by train from Zurich to Interlaken and the journey from Lucerne to Zurich.
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Simon Harper

I wanted to share my passion for train travel and explain how anyone can take the fantastic journeys I have taken.

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