Up to the 2,033-meter-high Oberalp Pass, down into the Rhine Canyon, through 91 tunnels and over 291 bridges, from Zermatt at the foot of the Matterhorn, to the world-famous spa resort St. Moritz.
The daytime journey by Glacier Express is anything but boring. The panorama cars offer uninhibited views of Alpine passes and mountain lakes, steep cliffs and pristine forests. You will enjoy the sight of deep ravines formed by water that exhibit bizarre rock formations, and you will traverse gently sloping plains and characteristic mountain villages. The first Glacier Express started in Zermatt in 1930. Zermatt is one of the five worldwide best known tourist destinations of Switzerland.
Pleasures of the palateThe scenery will not be the only highlight of your trip, however; besides feasting your eyes, you can feast your palate, too. There is a wide range of freshly prepared specialities for you to choose from – all of them served either at your seat (Zermatt–St. Moritz) or in the vintage dining car (Zermatt–Davos), reservations for which are strongly recommended.
ReservationsGlacier Express tickets are subject to a surcharge and seat reservations are mandatory.
3 days/2 nights from CHF 391.- (EUR 326.-) per person in double room
Transfer by train from the border, airport or any other destination in Switzerland to Chur. Short walk to your hotel, check in and overnight in Chur.
A fascinating rail journey with the slowest express train in the world starts in “Heidi” land and ends at the Matterhorn. It is a spectacular alternative to a flight over the Alps. During the 4 ½ hours from Chur to Brig, you will cross several bridges and go through many tunnels while traversing the Alps. Through the impressive Rhine gorge, over the Oberalp pass (2,033m/6,670ft) and along the deep valley of the Rhône, the Glacier Express travels through an incredibly fascinating and impressing part of the Alps. Short walk from Brig railway station to your hotel and overnight in Brig.
Board the train and enjoy an entertaining train ride through the Vispa valley to the world-famous holiday destination of Zermatt, which lies at the foot of the Matterhorn. Leisure time. We highly recommend an excursion to the Gornergrat. Return transfer by rail to the airport/border or your next holiday destination.
- Swiss Card 2nd class border/airport – Chur – Brig –Zermatt – Brig – border/airport
- 1 overnight with breakfast in Chur and Brig
- seat reservation Glacier Express
Price per person in double room:
CHF 391.- (EUR 326.-) in 3* hotels
Price per person in single room:
CHF 452.- (EUR 377.-) in 3* hotels
Validity: 14.12.2013 – 31.03.2014