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A festive tour on iconic railways

8 days From £1,659 £1,619 per person

2020 Tour code: 21TFX

About the tour

Discover the delights of Switzerland at New Year on this all inclusive festive break. Travel through winter wonderlands on some of Switzerland's most iconic railways, explore elegant resorts, and soak up incredible snowy vistas.

Highlights

What’s included

Itinerary

Days 1-2 - London & Tiefencastel

Travel from London St Pancras on the Eurostar to Paris, where you change trains and continue to Strasbourg for the night. On Day 2, which is Christmas Eve, you enjoy a morning to discover Strasbourg and its Christmas market before continuing to Tiefencastel for a special Christmas Eve dinner.

Includes
  • Day 1 - Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
Tiefencastel
Day 3 - Christmas on the Bernina Express

Celebrate Christmas on board the famous Bernina Express, travelling to Tirano in Italy. This incredible rail journey is recognised as one of the finest in the world, as you tunnel through snow-capped mountains, cross spectacular canyons and valleys, and glide alongside frozen lakes. Back in Tiefencastel, you enjoy a Christmas dinner tonight.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The Bernina Express
Days 4-5 - St Moritz

Today is boxing day, and you travel to the glamorous resort of St Moritz on the Albula line, which passes through stunning Alpine scenery. You are free to explore the town on arrival. Bedecked in its festive finery, charming Christmas light displays and Christmas decorations line the streets. Day 5 is free for you to explore.

Includes
  • Day 4 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
St Moritz
Day 6 - Chur and the Arosa Line

Take the train to Chur, which is Switzerland's oldest settlement. Chur is a quintessentially Swiss town, with superbly well-preserved medieval town walls. Here you have time to explore before you take a journey on the pretty Arosa Line, climbing to the charming lakeside town of Arosa.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Chur
Day 7 - The Glacier Express

Leaving Tiefencastel, travel on the iconic Glacier Express to Brig. The 'slowest express train in the world' gently makes its way through glorious scenery. This striking natural beauty is revealed on your journey which, with it being winter, is transformed into a picture-postcard landscape of snowy meadows, frozen streams and white mountaintops. Lunch is served to your seat during the journey. On arrival, change trains and head to Basel, where your luggage will be waiting for you and stay overnight.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The Glacier Express
Day 8 - Homeward bound

Join the TGV to Paris this morning, then connect with the Eurostar to London St Pancras.

Includes
  • Breakfast
Eurostar

Additional information

Please note

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

Departure times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.

Mobility information

Due to the nature of our tours they are generally unsuitable for those with restricted mobility. If you’d like to discuss any particular holiday with us in this respect, then please don’t hesitate to call us.

Hotel

Hotel Albula & Julier, Tiefencastel

Hotel Albula & Julier, Tiefencastel

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Trains

Arosa Line
Bernina Express
Eurostar
Glacier Express
The TGV

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