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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 huge and striking range of mountains and peaks that extend across several European countries, providing stunning views from snow-peaked mountains to lush green valleys and majestic lakes. Escorted train holidays through the Alps travel to many locations of beauty, with popular and particularly scenic ranges being found in Switzerland, Austria, Spain and on the borders of France and Italy. Some of the most well known sights, and most incredible railways and train journeys, can be experienced when visiting the Alps, such as the Jungfrau Railway and the very famous Glacier Express.

We’ve found 18 tours for you matching: Austria, Switzerland and The Alps

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Jungfrau Express All InclusiveJungfrau Express All Inclusive

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 Jungfraujoch and the summit of Harder Kulm.

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2019Oct
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8 days from £1,399 pp

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Glacier Express All InclusiveGlacier Express All Inclusive

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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2020AprMayJunJulAugSepOct

9 days from £1,499 pp

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Glacier Express & Rhine Cruise

Embark on one of the world's finest rail adventures aboard the Glacier Express before descending down the valley for a cruise on the spectacular Rhine. Switzerland's incredible natural beauty is on full display throughout this panoramic rail journey. This tour is operated by our sister company Great Rail Journeys.

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2020MayJunAugSep

11 days from £2,395 pp

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Scenic Switzerland by RailScenic Switzerland by Rail

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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2020MayJunSepOct

8 days from £1,299 pp

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Jungfrau Express All Inclusive in Winter

From the heart of the Swiss Alps, you are treated to spectacular winter scenery and stunning railway journeys, including the Jungfrau Railway.

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2020JanFebMar

7 days from £1,345 pp

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Festive Mont Blanc & the Matterhorn

Eat, drink and be merry in the Swiss Alps on this festive tour which celebrates Christmas by visiting chocolate box towns, journeying on beautiful railways and discovering iconic Alpine peaks.

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2019Dec

7 days from £1,275 pp

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Jungfrau Express All Inclusive at Christmas

Discover the spectacular and remarkable beauty of the Swiss Alps at one of the most wonderful times of the year on this all inclusive rail adventure to the highest railway station in Europe.

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2019Dec

7 days from £1,395 pp

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Lake Como & The Bernina Express

Soak up the views of Italy's most dramatic lake with a 7-night stay on the lakefront. Visit stunning villas, explore quaint towns, and soak up the beautiful scenery along the route of the Bernina Express.

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8 days from £799 pp

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The Best of Switzerland's Lakes and MountainsThe Best of Switzerland's Lakes and Mountains

The Best of Switzerland's Lakes and Mountains

Discover the picturesque Bernese Oberland, from panoramic views at the top of mountain summits, to the Alpine towns on the shores of is beautiful lakes.

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2020MayJunSep

7 days from £1,189 pp

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Glacier Express All Inclusive at Christmas

The winter wonderland of Switzerland awaits on this all-inclusive festive break. With fantastic excursions on some of Switzerland's most iconic railways, enjoy elegant resorts, snowy vistas and Swiss hospitality.

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2019Dec

8 days from £1,629 pp

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Glacier Express All Inclusive at New Year

The winter wonderland of Switzerland awaits on this allinclusive festive break. With fantastic excursions on some of Switzerland's most iconic railways, we enjoy elegant resorts, snowy vistas and Swiss hospitality.

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2019Dec

8 days from £1,625 pp

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Glacier Express All Inclusive in Winter

Discover the magnificent wintry setting of Switzerland on this fabulous tour. Enjoy an all-inclusive stay with visits to elegant St Moritz, charming Tirano and Arosa on some of the most iconic Swiss trains.

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2020JanFeb

8 days from £1,495 pp

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Enjoy Austria, Switzerland and The Alps with Rail Discoveries

As with all Rail Discoveries' holidays, the services of one of our experienced Tour Managers are included to ensure that every aspect of your holiday runs smoothly and to provide any advice or assistance that you may require.

Choose from one of our spectacular Alps train holidays and experience a unique journey across the breathtaking landscapes of this epic natural phenomenon.

Holidays by train to Switzerland are extremely scenic and there's a lovely range of scenery to appreciate as the train passes through 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.

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.

Interlaken in Winter

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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