Glacier to Gondolas - Switzerland and Italy
Experience two of Switzerland’s most famous and picturesque rail journeys, the Glacier and Bernina Express.
Explore the charming lakeside villages of Lake Como at your leisure.
Enjoy an excursion to Matterhorn Glacier Paradise offering panoramic views of Italian, French and Swiss alpine giants.
Explore the enchanting city of Venice with a walking tour and relaxing gondola ride.
Experience an ultimate holiday from Switzerland’s highest peaks to Italy’s floating city through this 11-day self-guided rail journey. Indulge in a relaxing cruise down Lake Zürich before travelling to Zermatt for an excursion to the stunning Matterhorn Glacier Paradise. A cable car will take you up the summit for a fantastic 360° panorama view of the Italian, French and Swiss Alps. Ride the Glacier Express train across the Swiss Alps, crossing 291 bridges, passing through 91 tunnels, and climbing over the Oberalp Pass to connect St. Moritz and Zermatt. Hop on board the Bernina Express for an exciting rail journey over Bernina Pass, admiring snow-capped mountains and glaciers.
Explore Lugano, the largest town in the holiday region of Ticino, before crossing the border for Italy. The surreal beauty of Lake Como awaits you in Como, as well as its charming lakeside villages. Finally, board a high-speed train and travel to the romantic city of Venice. Explore all its charms by foot and enjoy a classic gondola ride through the canals.
Tour departs daily from 17 April to 08 October 2020.
Entire Bonus Inclusions
- Save $200 per person.
- Receive a bonus of 15% off on ala carte menu at Antica Darsena Restaurant in Como and free Swiss 2 for 1 coupon booklet.
- Selected depatures between mid April and end of October 2020.
Arrive in Switzerland and transfer by rail to Zürich. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Travel by train to Zermatt. At the foot of the Matterhorn, the old town of Zermatt has preserved its original character and features. Time at leisure.
Get closer to the Matterhorn and enjoy an excursion to Matterhorn Glacier Paradise. A series of gondolas and cable cars will take you up to the summit for a panoramic view of the Italian, French and Swiss alpine giants.
Morning departure on the famous Glacier Express. This fascinating rail journey crosses the Swiss Alps connecting the famous resorts of Zermatt and St. Moritz.
Spend the day at leisure. Wander around the old town soaking up the atmosphere. Take a stroll around the lake or hike along one of the scenic hiking trails of the Upper Engadine.
Board the Bernina Express and enjoy one of the most impressive scenic rail journeys Switzerland has to offer. Enjoy some time in the Italian town of Tirano before boarding the Bernina Express coach to the beautiful lakeside resort of Lugano.
Time at leisure in Lugano, before continuing by train to the captivating Lake Como.
Explore the charming lakeside villages at your leisure.
Travel by train to the enchanting city of Venice and transfer close to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Starting from St. Mark’s Square, explore Venice on foot and learn the history of its main monuments. Afterwards, enjoy a classic gondola ride. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
The tour ends after breakfast at your hotel.
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- Hotel upgrades also available.
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