Glacier Express

Enjoy a trip on the world's slowest fast train and explore the fantastic mountain world of Valais and Grisons.

Package includes hotel double room; train tickets for the planned itinerary and seat reservation on the panoramic train from CHF 685.00
Latest arrival at Zurich Airport 16.00h
Earliest departure from Zurich Airport 11.00h
3 nights

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Once you have admired the Matterhorn from up close, you will leave picturesque Zermatt and set off through the untouched landscape and mountain forests up to the Oberalp Pass at 2033 metres a.s.l. The train then winds its way past the white rock faces, through the Rhine Gorge and on to Chur.

Zermatt

Day 1

3.5 hours travel from Zurich Airport lies the famous town of Zermatt. The rest of the day is at your disposal. Overnight in Zermatt.

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From : Zurich Airport – Zermatt

Zermatt

Day 1

3.5 hours travel from Zurich Airport lies the famous town of Zermatt. The rest of the day is at your disposal. Overnight in Zermatt.

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From : Zurich Airport – Zermatt

Excursion to the Gornergrat

Day 2

After breakfast, walk to the Gornergrat railway valley station. Switzerland's first electric rack railway takes you up to the mountain station at 3089 metres a.s.l. in just 33 minutes. Once at the top, you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Matterhorn, 28 of Switzerland's other 4000-metre peaks and the Gorner Glacier. Return to your hotel in Zermatt for the night.

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From : Excursion Gornergrat

Excursion to the Gornergrat

Day 2

After breakfast, walk to the Gornergrat railway valley station. Switzerland's first electric rack railway takes you up to the mountain station at 3089 metres a.s.l. in just 33 minutes. Once at the top, you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Matterhorn, 28 of Switzerland's other 4000-metre peaks and the Gorner Glacier. Return to your hotel in Zermatt for the night.

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From : Excursion Gornergrat

Chur

Day 3

Fortified by an extensive breakfast, embark on what is one of the world's most spectacular alpine crossings. The Glacier Express takes you past traditional mountain villages and untouched mountain lakes, up to the Oberalp at 2033 metres a.s.l. In the Canton of Grisons you'll cross the "Grand Canyon" of Switzerland, Rhine Gorge. Your journey on the Glacier Express ends in Chur, the oldest town in Switzerland. Overnight in Chur.

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From : Excursion Glacier Express

Chur

Day 3

Fortified by an extensive breakfast, embark on what is one of the world's most spectacular alpine crossings. The Glacier Express takes you past traditional mountain villages and untouched mountain lakes, up to the Oberalp at 2033 metres a.s.l. In the Canton of Grisons you'll cross the "Grand Canyon" of Switzerland, Rhine Gorge. Your journey on the Glacier Express ends in Chur, the oldest town in Switzerland. Overnight in Chur.

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From : Excursion Glacier Express

Chur

Day 4

Embark on a stroll through the narrow streets of this charming alpine city before making your way back to Zurich Airport.

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From : Chur - Zurich Airport

Last stop : Zurich Airport

Chur

Day 4

Embark on a stroll through the narrow streets of this charming alpine city before making your way back to Zurich Airport.

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From : Chur - Zurich Airport

Last stop : Zurich Airport

Typical Valais fondue or raclette Additional fee
Zermatlantis Matterhorn Museum Additional fee
Pure thrills on the Via Ferrata Schweifinen
Visit the Valais Blacknose sheep
Brambrüesch Additional fee
Rhätisches Museum Additional fee
Rosenhügel
Fontana Park
Giger Bar by HR Giger
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