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Austria, Switzerland and The Alps

Explore the stunning snow-peaked mountains to lush green valleys of Austria, Switzerland & the Alps with Rail Discoveries.

Rail Tours in Austria, Switzerland and The Alps

The Alps are a striking mountain range that extend across several European countries, providing stunning views from snow-peaked mountains to lush green valleys. Alps train holidays travel to many locations of beauty, with popular and particularly scenic ranges being found in Switzerland, Austria and the border of France and Italy. Some of the most well known sights of these majestic mountains can be seen when visiting the centrally positioned Swiss Alps.

Train holidays in Switzerland are extremely scenic and there are a variety of environments to be seen as the train passes charming villages nestled in deep valleys and forests before ascending into flowering alpine meadows, eventually turning into rugged mountains surrounded by snow-covered embankments and icy glaciers. Choose from one of our spectacular Alps train holidays and experience a unique journey across the breathtaking landscapes of this epic natural phenomenon.

There are 17 tours matching The Alps

Jungfrau Express All Inclusive

Spend a relaxing week in the outstanding Bernese Oberland, enjoying all inclusive hospitality and fantastic excursions to Interlaken and the surrounding mountains, including the Jungfraujoch.

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2018AprMayJunJulAugSepOct

8 days from £1,510 pp

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Scenic Switzerland by Rail

Experience the best of Switzerland on a tour that showcases classic Alpine scenery. Enjoy journeys aboard three iconic railways as well as time to explore elegant resorts at your own pace on this typically Swiss tour.

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2018MaySep

8 days from £1,495 pp

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Glacier Express All Inclusive

Discover the magnificent scenery of Switzerland on this fabulous tour. Enjoying an all inclusive stay, we explore elegant St Moritz, Tirano and beautiful Arosa, as well as journeying on the world famous Glacier Express.

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2018MayJunJulAugSepOct

9 days from £1,760 pp

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The Mont Blanc Express All Inclusive

Discover the dramatic scenery of the Swiss Alps, enjoy a superb journey on the Mont Blanc Express and explore the Matterhorn village of Zermatt.

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2018JunSep

7 days from £1,495 pp

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Jungfrau Express All Inclusive Fly:Rail

Spend a relaxing week in the outstanding Bernese Oberland, enjoying all inclusive hospitality and fantastic excursions, including the Jungfraujoch.

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2018MaySep

7 days from £1,595 pp

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Glacier Express All Inclusive Fly:Rail

Discover the magnificent scenery of Switzerland on this fabulous tour. Enjoying an all inclusive stay, we explore St Moritz, charming Tirano and beautiful Arosa , as well as journeying on the world famous Glacier Express.

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2018MaySep

8 days from £1,595 pp

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Enjoy Austria, Switzerland and The Alps with Rail Discoveries

For spectacular views of the Alps, train holidays are the ideal way to find the most remote and scenic landscapes in the area whilst also providing access to the charming traditional towns and popular resorts. There are a selection of trains that are used on our tours, from high-speed services like the Eurostar to traditional locomotives and trains like the famous Glacier Express, which follows one of the most visually stunning routes in the Swiss Alps.

Train holidays are also a fantastic way to preserve these natural wonders, as it is one of the most environmentally friendly ways to travel. From the moment that you join your tour group and Tour Manager at St Pancras International, every aspect of your trip has been arranged for your convenience and relaxation. Comfortable hotels, travel, selected meals and exciting excursions are all included in our Alps train holidays, further details of which can be viewed in the tour itinerary.

The excursions planned into your holiday are there to provide you with a range of cultural, social or historical experiences and can include guided walks, lake cruises and city tours. It is your decision whether you choose to join in with the excursions that are included on our Alps train holidays and you are welcome to spend your time relaxing in your hotel or individually exploring the local area if you would prefer to do so.

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