Top Attractions Tour A travel suggestion from 5 days / 4 nights

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Switzerland in a nutshell: top sights, turquoise lakes, peacefully grazing cattle.
 
  • 5 sections
    Switzerland in a nutshell: top sights, turquoise lakes, peacefully grazing cattle – that’s the Top Attractions Tour. It takes a minimum of 5 days / 4 nights. 
  • Scenic rides
    Luzern–Interlaken Express | GoldenPass | Visp–Zermatt | Glacier Express 
  • Destinations
    Zurich | Lucerne | Interlaken | Montreux | Zermatt | Chur 
  • Top sights
    Chapel Bridge | Jungfrau Region | Lavaux Vineyards | Chillon Castle
    | Matterhorn | Rhine Gorge
  • Mountain excursions
    Along the Top Attractions Tour, you have a choice of 14 different mountain excursions – for example Harder Kulm, Rochers-de-Naye, Gornergrat etc.

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Itinerary

The following 5-day itinerary starts and ends in Zurich. However, you can start and finish the tour at any other point along the tour.

Day 1 | Zürich – Luzern  

Travel duration: ¾ h

Highlights:

  • Top sight: Chapel Bridge
  • Mountain excursions: PilatusRigiStanserhornTitlis
  • Zurich: The cosmopolitan city at the shores of Lake Zurich – creative urban life combined with nature in all its glory.
  • Lucerne: The gateway to Central Switzerland with its delightful lake and impressive Alpine panorama.

Timetable: Zürich–Luzern

River cruise in the middle of Zurich

Day 2 | Luzern – Interlaken  

Travel duration: 1¾ h

Highlights:

Timetable: Luzern–Interlaken

The Luzern–Interlaken Express passing Lake Lungern

Day 3 | Interlaken – Zweisimmen – Montreux 

Travel duration: 3 h

Highlights:

Timetable: Interlaken–Zweisimmen–Montreux (for GoldenPass Panoramic or Belle Epoque check details under section Zweisimmen–Montreux)

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The GoldenPass Panoramic between Zweisimmen and Montreux

Day 4 | Montreux – Visp – Zermatt  

Travel duration: 2½ h

Highlights:

Timetable: Montreux–Visp–Zermatt

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A Matterhorn Gotthard Railways train between Visp and Zermatt

Day 5 | Zermatt – Chur – Zürich

Travel duration: 7½ h

Highlights:

  • Scenic ride: Glacier Express
  • Top sights: Matterhorn, Rhine Gorge
  • Mountain excursions: Gornergrat, Matterhorn glacier paradise, Rothorn
  • Zermatt: Car-free resort at the foot of the majestic Matterhorn: almost unlimited excursion possibilities – year-round.
  • Chur: Switzerland’s oldest city of many charms: twisting alleys, historic buildings, a spectacular backdrop.
  • Zurich: The cosmopolitan city at the shores of Lake Zurich – creative urban life combined with nature in all its glory.

Timetable:

The Glacier Express between Zermatt and Chur

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Are you organising the trip yourself? Here is our ticket suggestion.

Swiss Travel Pass 8 days
For foreign guests, the all-in-one ticket Swiss Travel Pass (Flex) is the key to Switzerland’s public transport network. It covers all sections of the Grand Train Tour – all you need in addition are the below listed seat reservations.

Buy Swiss Travel Pass

More ticket options
The public transport ticket range (point-to-point tickets, supersaver tickets, 1-day travelpasses, GA travelcard, etc.) is valid for the Grand Train Tour of Switzerland.

Buy individual tickets

Do I need any seat reservations?

In addition to a valid ticket, a seat reservation is required for:

Swiss Travel Pass – the ticket to travel the entire country

Destinations along the Top Attractions Tour

Top sights along the Top Attractions Tour