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Glacier Express All Inclusive at Christmas

8 Days from £1,659per
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(Tour code: 21TFX)

A festive tour on iconic railways

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
  • Travel on the Bernina Express
  • Discover the Arosa Line
  • Journey on the Glacier Express
  • Journey on the Albula railway line to St Moritz
  • Explore St Moritz
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
    Heritage Rail Excursions
    All rail and coach travel throughout your tour
  • 3* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Evening Meals
    5 packed lunches
    Selected drinks including beer, wine & soft drinks 7pm-9pm each evening in Tiefencastel
  • Optional Bag Concierge
  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
    All included experiences

Glacier Express All Inclusive at Christmas 2020Tour Details

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Days 1-2 Tiefencastel
Tiefencastel

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
Day 3 The Bernina Express
The Bernina Express

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
Days 4-5 St Moritz
St Moritz

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
Day 6 Chur
Chur

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
Day 7 The Glacier Express
The Glacier Express

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
Day 8 Eurostar
Eurostar

Homeward bound

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

Includes:
  • Breakfast

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.

What’s included
  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • All rail and coach travel throughout your tour
  • 7 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast each day, 5 packed lunches, and 7 dinners
  • Selected drinks including beer, wine & soft drinks 7pm-9pm each evening in Tiefencastel
  • All included experiences

Included Experiences

  • Celebrate Christmas on Bernina - Express Enjoy a Swiss Christmas on board one of the nation's favourite trains, the wonderful Bernina Express.
  • Journey on the Glacier Express - Experience the sublime winter scenery of Switzerland on board the Glacier Express as it trundles through snowbound landscapes.
  • Explore St Moritz - Pay a visit to the elegant resort of St Moritz, nestled in the snow-capped Alpine mountains.
  • Discover the Arosa Line - Travel through wintry meadows, forest and streams as you discover the Swiss winter on the Arosa Line to Arosa.

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.

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.

Luke Simpson
Luke
Helen Laverack
Helen
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