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Luxury

Switzerland by Rail

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

Trip Highlights

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

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

Your Vacation Includes

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

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map EULST13 2019

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

Daily :
  • 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

Daily :
  • 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.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel by coach to Tirano in Italy where you’ll enjoy time to explore before you board your first-class journey aboard the Bernina Express. A particular highlight is the panoramic views as you ride the highest alpine transfer in Europe.

Stay: St Moritz, Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains

Daily :
  • 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.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Along the way, disembark in Spiez and gain insight into the local wine industry with a very special wine experience.


Board your train bound for Interlaken.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Take an epic train journey to the top of Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in Europe. Return to Interlaken via Wengen. Weather permitting, perhaps enjoy a drink at Harder Kulm, as you enjoy the sublime view of the Jungfrau as the sun majestically sets over the mountains.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Board your scenic glass-dome first-class journey aboard the GoldenPass to Montreux. First the train runs along the river Aare, then passes through the town of Spiez. Proceed past the lush green valley farmland of the Simmen Valley, before climbing to the line's highest point 1,279 metres above sea level. Arrive in Montreux and enjoy an orientation tour before dinner this evening.

Stay: Montreux, Swisse Majestic Hotel, in Lakeview Rooms

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today enjoy a cruise from Lausanne to Geneva, where you will later sit down to a Farewell Dinner.

Stay: Geneva, Grand Hotel Kempinski

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Daily :
  • 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.

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