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Glacier Express All Inclusive 2015

Majestic mountains, beautiful towns and superb journeys

Discover the magnificent scenery of Switzerland on this fabulous tour. Enjoying an all-inclusive stay, we explore elegant St Moritz, charming Tirano and beautiful Arosa on some of Switzerland's most iconic trains.

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Book before December 12th and pay a reduced deposit of £25 per person. Terms & Conditions

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Tour highlights

  • Tiefencastel
  • Journey on the Albula railway line to St Moritz
  • Journey on the Bernina Express
  • Tirano
  • Journey on the Arosa Line
  • Chur
  • Journey on the Glacier Express
  • Basel
  • Days 1-2 - To Strasbourg and Tiefencastel

    Strasbourg

    We depart St Pancras International by Eurostar to Paris, where we change trains and continue to Strasbourg. We spend one night at the Ibis Strasbourg Gare, and enjoy dinner together in a local restaurant. On Day 2 we travel by rail to Basel and onward via Chur to Tiefencastel. Set in the heart of the beautiful Swiss Alps, Tiefencastel offers a beautiful base from which to explore. Our hotel for six nights is the 3* Albula & Julier.

    Day 1 - Dinner
    Day 2 - Breakfast, dinner

  • Day 3 - St Moritz

    St Moritz

    Today we travel by rail to St Moritz, along the UNESCO-listed Albula Railway line. A pioneering project, the line traverses the steep valleys with an array of spiralling loops - offering incredible views of the beautiful scenery. Later we arrive in St Moritz, a town synonymous with glamour. Here you can explore - or perhaps ascend the Diavolezza cable car, reaching 9,970 feet (3,039m) for a wonderful panorama - before our return journey.

    Breakfast, lunch, dinner

  • Days 4-5 - Bernina Express to Tirano

    Bernina Express

    We enjoy an excursion on the Bernina Express today, one of the highlights of this tour. The line winds its way over steep ravines and past wild waterfalls as we pass through the Engadine Valley, and cross over the distinctive Brusio Viaduct on our way to Tirano in northern Italy. We have free time in this idyllic town before returning to Tiefencastel. Spend a day at leisure on Day 5 - there are several walks from the town, and Parc Ela, Switzerland's largest nature park, is within easy reach. You can also enjoy 50% fares on local transport with your Rail Discoveries Tailor-Made Swiss Card.

    Days 4-5 - Breakfast, lunch, dinner

  • Days 6-7 - Chur and the Arosa Line

    Chur

    We take the train to Chur, where we join the Arosa Line. This stunning ride climbs from Chur, crossing the elegant Langweiser Viaduct, before reaching charming, lakeside Arosa. Later we return to Chur, Switzerland's oldest town. You have time to discover the historic centre before returning to Tiefencastel. Day 7 is at leisure.

    Days 6-7 - Breakfast, lunch, dinner

  • Day 8 - The Glacier Express

    Glacier Express

    Leaving Tiefencastel, we connect with the iconic Glacier Express in Chur for the amazing journey to Andermatt. Our trip passes the scenery for which Switzerland is known; neat vineyards, meadows and woodland rising to the snow-capped peaks. We travel over dramatic mountain passes and along the beautiful Rhine Valley to Andermatt. We then change trains and continue through the lakeside scenery via Lucerne to Basel, for a night at the Hotel Schweizerhof.

    Breakfast, lunch, dinner

  • Day 9 - Homeward bound

    St Pancras International

    We join the high-speed train to Paris this morning. Here we connect with the Eurostar service to London.

    Breakfast
    These meals, where shown, are included in the price of your holiday.

  • Please note

    Please note that while every departure of this tour will feature the same excursions, the order may differ from that shown above.

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Experience

Rail Discoveries has more than three decades’ experience providing outstanding rail holidays.

Our escorted tours benefit from the presence of a professional Tour Manager, who will ensure that your holiday runs smoothly.

Value

Allow Rail Discoveries to take the stress out of organising a holiday; our tours include rail travel, a range of superb accommodation, and a number of meals.

Embark on a wealth of included excursions or enjoy the complete dining experience on one of our all-inclusive tours.

Service

Call us on the dedicated phone number above or speak to one of our award-winning Tour Advisors in person at our offices in York.

We can arrange connecting UK rail from your local station, porterage services or extra nights in a favourite city.

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Monday8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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