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Luxury

Switzerland by Rail

Zurich to Geneva
13 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EULST13
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

A View From The Top

Ride the world's steepest cogwheel railway to the top of Mt Pilatus for breathtaking vistas of the alpine scenery.

Journey to the top of Europe

Take an epic train journey to the top of Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in Europe.

Meet with a mountaineer

Meet with a mountaineer in Zermatt and hear of tales before paying respects at the dedicated cemetery for climbers.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Expert APT Tour Director
  • 12 nights luxury land accommodation
  • Finest dining - a total of 20 meals
  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 11 destinations
  • APT’s Freedom of Choice Inclusions in Lucerne

Map & Itinerary

Switzerland by Rail EULST13 Map 2020
Zurich to Geneva

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

Arrive before 1.30pm and be met on arrival. Enjoy an orientation tour and a Welcome Reception.

Stay: Zürich Marriott Hotel

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Select one of two restaurants for dinner tonight.


Your transfer service means your baggage will be chauffeured from one hotel to the next throughout your journey. In Lucerne, enjoy a walking tour, then cruise Lake Lucerne. Later, arrive at your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Lucerne, Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Ride the world’s steepest cogwheel train to Mt Pilatus, where you will absorb breathtaking views over Switzerland at the top.

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  • Breakfast

Embark on an exciting rail journey through the new Gotthard Base Tunnel to Lugano.

Stay: Two Nights, Lugano, Hotel Swiss Diamond

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

The pleasant year-round climate makes Lugano a popular Swiss holiday resort. Enjoy a peaceful, relaxing cruise on Lake Lugano. This afternoon, visit Monte Brè, which offers sensational views over Lugano.

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  • Breakfast

Cross the border into Italy’s Tirano by coach, where you’ll pause for a little discovery before boarding your first-class rail journey aboard the Bernina Express. A highlight is sure to be the panoramic views you will encounter as you ride the highest alpine transfer in Europe.

Stay: St Moritz, Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Board the Glacier Express to experience your first-class rail journey from the Bernina Range to the Matterhorn. Traverse over 200 bridges and many tunnels across the Alps.

Stay: Two Nights, Zermatt, Hotel Monte Rosa

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Meet a mountaineer and hear first-hand tales of mountain living.


Ride the Gornergrat Railway for sublime views of the towering Matterhorn.

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  • Breakfast
Mattherhorn peak glowing as the sun sets with the reflection of the mountains in the lake

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Gain an insight into the local industry of Spiez with a very special wine tasting experience.


Board your train bound for Interlaken.

Stay: Two Nights, Interlaken, Victoria Jungfrau Grand Hotel and Spa

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, ascend to the peak of Harder Kulm, where you will enjoy a private dinner and take in sublime views of the Jungfrau as the sun sets.


Take an epic train journey to the top of Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in Europe. Return to Interlaken then tonight, ascend to the peak of Harder Kulm, where you will enjoy a private dinner and take in sublime views of the Jungfrau as the sun sets.

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  • Breakfast

Board your scenic glass-dome first-class journey aboard the GoldenPass. First the train runs along the river Aare, then proceed past the lush green valley farmland of the Simmen Valley, before climbing to the line's highest point at 1,279 metres above sea level into the heartland of the Berner Oberland. Arrive in Gstaad-Schönried in time for afternoon tea.

Stay: Ermitage Gstaad-Schönried

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel to Montreux for a brief orientation tour, then take a break from exploring and relax aboard a cruise in Geneva. Later tonight, reflect on the days gone by as you sit down to a farewell dinner.

Stay: Geneva, Grand Hotel Kempinski

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Spiez Wine Experience

Take in a very special wine experience in Spiez en route to Interlaken.

Hotel Monte Rosa

The Seiler family has been welcoming guests to the majestic alpine setting of Hotel Monte Rosa for five generations.

Grand Hôtel Suisse Majestic

With Lake Geneva at its feet, enjoy a breathtaking view of the French Alps during your stay here.

As a family-owned company with origins that date back to 1927, we know how to make a great holiday extraordinary