The Golden Journey
Full-day excursion of Gruyères and Broc aboard the famous Chocolate Train.
Seat reservation on Golden Pass (sector Montreux - Zweisimmen - Interlaken) in a panoramic carriage
Full-day excursion to Jungfraujoch - Europe’s highest altitude railway station.
Full-day excursion to Stanserhorn, including a scenic boat cruise to Hergiswil.
Discover the heart of Switzerland on this exhilarating, 8-day rail package. Lucerne is a picturesque town located in Switzerland on the banks of Lake Lucerne. Explore the town’s popular landmarks including the Chapel Bridge, one of Europe’s oldest wooden bridges. From Lucerne, enjoy a cruise to Hergiswil aboard a paddle steamer. Your epic journey continues as you board the Golden Pass en route to Interlaken. From Interlaken, journey to Jungfraujoch by rail, Switzerland’s crowning jewel. Your Golden Pass itinerary continues to Montreux, a charming resort town located on the shores of Lake Geneva. From Montreux, board the world-famous Chocolate Train. This train ride will take you to Maison du Gruyere and to Maison Cailler, a historic chocolate factory in Broc.
May to June - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
July to August - Daily
September to October - Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Arrival in Switzerland. Rail journey to Lucerne. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at your hotel in Lucerne.
Full day excursion to Stanserhorn. In the morning, you'll board a paddle steamer to Hergiswil followed by a short train journey to Stans. From here you will begin your journey up the mountain. For the first section, you'll take a vintage railway dating from 1830 and then ride the world’s first open top cable car “CabriO” up to the summit. In the afternoon, return to Lucerne with a direct train from Stans. Spend the evening at leisure.
Depart from historic Lucerne and enjoy the first part of the Golden Pass route over the Brünig Pass to Interlaken, passing blue lakes, green meadows and age-old chalets along the way. After arriving in Interlaken, take a short walk to your hotel.
The journey to the Jungfraujoch at 3,454 metres - Europe’s highest altitude railway station - is a highlight of every visit to Switzerland. The platform of the observatory is located right above the Aletsch Glacier. The Alpine Sensation, a subway inside the rock, marks the centenary of the Jungfrau Railway and connects the Ice Paradise with the Sphinx Hall. Late afternoon return to Interlaken.
Breakfast at hotel. Full day at leisure. Your rail ticket includes a Swiss Transfer Combi Card with discounts on most mountain railways in the area.
Following breakfast at your hotel, you will take the Golden Pass train from Interlaken to Montreux. The Golden Pass line is one of the most picturesque routes in Switzerland and is split into three distinct sections showcasing the ever changing scenery which truly reflects Switzerland’s diversity.
Enjoy a full day to excursion to Gruyères and Broc on the famous Chocolate Train. Spend a delightful day travelling in the vintage Belle Époque style cars or the modern panoramic carriages with the Swiss Chocolate Train! A morning departure from Montreux takes you up through the UNESCO-protected vineyards, with awe-inspiring views over Lake Geneva towards the French Alps on the far side. The picturesque village of Gruyères awaits you. First, take a stroll through the old town going to the traditional cheese dairy where the world renowned Gruyères cheese is still created today. A tour of the modern dairy lets you try a sample before your onward journey to the charming Broc, home of the Cailler chocolate factory. An indulgent afternoon awaits touring the chocolate factory and trying the delicious Swiss chocolate! Late afternoon return to Montreux. Overnight at your hotel in Montreux.
Breakfast at the hotel then rail transfer to airport or Swiss border.
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