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Experience the Stoosbahn, the world’s steepest funicular rail line.

Essential Stoos

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Experience the Stoosbahn, the world’s steepest funicular rail line.
Cruise from Lucerne to Brunnen, ride the world’s steepest funicular, and hike the stunning Swiss Path in this exciting alpine holiday in Stoos.
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Independent tours

Highlights

Scenic cruise from Lucerne to Brunnen

Free time in the car-free mountain village of Stoos

Escape from hustle and bustle and retreat to the tranquil, car-free mountain village of Stoos. The breathtaking alpine village lies on a high plateau of the same name at the foot of the Fronalpstock 1,921 metres above sea level. Stoos is home to the world’s steepest funicular rail line with barrel-shaped carriages whisking you along gradients as steep as 110%. Aside from epic train tracks, the peaceful village also features impressive high alpine footpaths, panoramic trails, charming BBQ places and woodlands, and access to the Swiss Path consisting of fun and easy hikes around the southern end of Lake Lucerne.

2020 DEPARTURES
Departs daily from April to October.

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Included

2nd class rail transfers
2-night accommodation in a 4-star hotel
Access to hotels spa and wellness facilities
Bus for excursion
Cruise on Lake Lucerne
Daily breakfast and dinner

Excluded

Hotel spa packages not included.

Itinerary

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Day 1
Lucerne - Stoos

Board the famous paddle steamers or one of the many salon motor vessels for a lake cruise to remember. Crossing from Lucerne to Brunnen, this cruise shows passengers impressive Alpine views. On docking, board a bus and transfer from Brunnen to Schywz where you will be taken to the worlds steepest funicular rail line to the mountain village of Stoos. The Schywz-Stoos funicular, hailed as a triumph of modern design engineering, will whisk you up the mountain at speeds of 10 metres per second – whilst the carriages remain horizontal. The train carriages resemble beer barrel and climbs along gradients as steep as 110% (47 degrees). Upon arrival, make your own way to the hotel. Tonight, you will enjoy a 4-course dinner at the hotel.

Dinner
Day 2
Stoos

Today, explore the summit of the home mountain which can be comfortably reached with the covered chairlift. Alternatively, enjoy hiking on the Swiss Path through Tell’s home village or on the numerous routes around the mountain village of Stoos. You may also opt for some water fun at the Stoos lake. You can reach Morschach with a cable car offering scenic alpine views. Enjoy Morschach's magnificent vantage points and take advantage of impressive walking opportunities. Tonight, you will enjoy dinner at the hotel.

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3
Stoos - Zürich

After breakfast at your hotel, transfer by rail to Zürich airport.

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
French, Swiss - German, Italian, Romansh
Currency
SWISS FRANC
2 nights
from AUD880
per person, twin share
Lucerne
01 April - 31 October 2020
Switzerland Brochure
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