There are two exotic and luxury cross country train services by which one can see the most of the Switzerland at one go. This travel service is worth taking and a must for every traveller. First one is GoldenPass Panoramic Train and the second one is Glacier Express from St. Moritz - Zermatt. Lets explain in details about the both exotic train services.
1. GoldenPass Panoramic Train - GoldenPass Panoramic Train ride begins in Montreux alongside Lake Geneva (Lac Léman), then climbs and passes the fashionable Alpine resort of Gstaad with its chic chalets. Then you descend to Zweisimmen and along Lake Thun to Interlaken, capital of the beautiful Bernese Oberland. And finally to Lucerne with its many historic sights. Along the way you will travel more than 149 miles past weathered timber houses and flower decorated windows and many more highlights before arriving.
If you take the whole train ride journey you travel along six lakes and over three mountain-passes. Of course this truly luxury comfortable train voyage offers you various fleet of carriages to choose from.
Informations/Reservations details -
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2. Glacier Express from St. Moritz - Zermatt - It may be a bit long but believe me it will not be boring at all. The Glacier Express is taking you from St. Moritz to Zermatt or in reverse in 7 and a half hours. During that time this train crosses 291 bridges and viaducts and runs through 91 tunnels. Yes, Switzerland is like a Swiss Emmental cheese. We have tunnels and bridges everywhere. One of the most fascinating Switzerland Attractions to see is by train.
For reservations or bookings:
You can book directly in Brig with the Glacier Express Central Booking Office.
Tel: +41 (0)27 927 71 27
Fax: +41 (0)27 927 71 29
For 1st class passengers and VIP's, seat reservations are required for the dining car and should be made directly to Passagio Catering Company in Chur. The Dining car reservation fee is CHF 20.
Tel: +41 (0)81 252 14 25
Fax: +41 (0)81 284 52 75
Also Read -
- Entry In Switzerland. Visa and Passport Details for EU and Non-EU Countries