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Reichenbach Falls, the iconic place where the fight between Sherlock Holmes and Moriarty took place.

Interlaken and the Moriarty Express

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Reichenbach Falls, the iconic place where the fight between Sherlock Holmes and Moriarty took place.
Bask in the iconic world of James Bond & Sherlock Holmes with this 5-day Swiss escape featuring a unique Bond adventure in Schilthorn and a nostalgic steam ride on the 'Moriarty Express' going to the charming village of Meiringen.
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Highlights

Enjoy a nostalgic rare steam journey on the 'Moriarty Express' exploring the mystic setting for Sir Arthur Conan Doyles' story "The Final Problem." 

Discover Schilthorn, the iconic film location of "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" and indulge in a special meal in the world’s first mountain top revolving restaurant.   

Venture into the world of James Bond & Sherlock Holmes as you journey to the summit of Schilthorn, the iconic location of On Her Majesty's Secret Service and ride a steam train towards Meiringen where the final encounter between Holmes and his nemesis, Professor Moriarty, took place. You’ll be feted to a holiday of prestigious access to world-famous Swiss locations, including the 360-degree revolving restaurant Piz Gloria, Bond World, 007 Walk of Fame, Sherlock Holmes Museum, and the unforgettable Reichenbachfall Funicular. The excitement heightens as you spend a day at your own leisure in Interlaken. Choose from a wide variety of activities such as a leisurely cruise on Lake Thun or Lake Brienz or an e-bike tour exploring old timber chalets, alpine meadows, and verdant forests. 

2020 DEPARTURES
29 & 30 May
19 & 20 June
17 & 18 July
21 & 22 August
25 & 26 September
16 & 17 October

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Included

4-night accommodation in a 3-star hotel
Meals as per itinerary
2nd class rail travel as per itinerary (Swiss Combi Card with half fare discount; upgrade available)
Interlaken Guest Card
Moriarty Steam Train day excursion
Schilthorn excursion

Moriarty Steam Train day excursion includes:

  • coffee and croissants & Swiss style lunch
  • Interlaken to Meiringen on the Moriarty Express   
  • return transfer by Postbus from Meiringen to Reichenbach Falls including funicular both ways  
  • Sherlock Holmes Museum entry  
  • Meiringen to Interlaken on regional Zentral Bahn   

Schilthorn excursion includes:

  • Interlaken to Stechelberg via Lauterbrunnen    
  • return cable car between Schilthorn & Piz Gloria   
  • aperitif, lunch (salad, James Bond 007 burger and coffee)   
  • morphing souvenir photo  
  • access to Bond World and 007 Walk of Fame   

Itinerary

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Day 1
Zürich - Interlaken

Upon arrival, take the rail transfer from Zürich airport to Interlaken and make your own way to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.
 

Day 2
Schilthorn

Fifty years have passed since the James Bond movie "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" was filmed on the Schilthorn. The 2,970-metre Schilthorn offers 360-degree panoramic vista over some 200 mountain peaks, and the 32-minute trip to the top by aerial cable way is a popular attraction. Enjoy a special meal in the world’s first mountain top revolving restaurant. 
 

Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3
Moriarty Express

Today, you will be taken back in time to the era of steam trains! On this mysterious day excursion, you will discover the trail of Professor James Moriarty (from the famed Sherlock Holmes novels) and follow in his footsteps to the mystic setting for Sir Arthur Conan Doyles “Final” novel, deep in the imposing heartland of the Swiss Alps. Board steam train number 209 of the Ballenberg Dampfbahn Railway at their depot. Coffee and croissants are served before your afternoon Victorian high adventure commences. Return to the village and visit the Sherlock Holmes museum. Later, transfer back via Zentral Bahn to Interlaken. 
 

Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4
Interlaken

Enjoy a relaxed breakfast at your hotel as today you have a day at leisure to discover Interlaken and its surrounds at your own pace.
 

Breakfast
Day 5
Interlaken - Zürich

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

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
French, Swiss - German, Italian, Romansh
Currency
SWISS FRANC
4 nights
from AUD1,355
per person, twin share
Zürich
29 May - 17 October 2020
Switzerland Brochure
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Optional Extras

Upgrade to 1st class rail travel is available.
 

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