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A train journey combining 1,280 kilometres of beauty
Discover all sights and landmarks Switzerland has to offer from the comfort of the train. The Grand Train Tour of Switzerland merges the most beautiful panoramic lines into one unique route. There is no prescribed direction or duration. You can hop on and off wherever you please. Whether at Zermatt or St. Moritz, in the Canton of Ticino or the Lavaux, at the Rhine Falls or Lake Lucerne. And best of all: You can experience the entire tour with only one single ticket – the Swiss Travel Pass.
Facts & Figures
The Grand Train Tour of Switzerland combines the highlights of Switzerland with a beautifully scenic route. It is the only package that includes all the worldwide famous swiss panoramic trains.
Characteristics of the Grand Tour of Switzerland
Highlights: 45 top attractions, twelve of which UNESCO World Heritage Sites and two biospheres.Lakes: 22 lakes larger than 0.5 square kilometres along the route. Scenic trains journeys on Glacier express, Bernina express, Gothard Panorama express, Golden pass and Voralpen express.
Recommended travel period: summer (April to October)
Length: 1280km of rail journeys
Highest point of the Grand Tour: Furka Pass, 2429 m above sea level.
While the core package of the Grand Train tour of Switzerland could be done in 8 days, we usually recommend extending the package by a couple nights in order to enjoy all the attractions Switzerland has to offer and to allow a stress free holiday.
the Swiss Transport System is amongst the most efficient and is the densest in the world. This means that trains as well as buses and boats run every couple minutes with connections engineered to work like a swiss watch. All the timetables are very user friendly to use and all accessible online on the following link : https://www.sbb.ch/en/timetable.html
Luggage while travelling
For more information in regards to train travel and luggage transfers, please refer to our Travel By Train section.
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