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Glacier Express All Inclusive at New Year

(Tour code: 17TFN)Discover a Swiss Winter Wonderland

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.

Tour Highlights
  • Tiefencastel
  • Journey on the Bernina Express
  • Journey on the Arosa Line
  • Journey on the Glacier Express
  • Journey on the Albula railway line to St Moritz
  • Journey to Tirano
  • Journey to Chur
  • Special Sylvester gala evening
What’s Included (Full details)
  • Standard Class Rail
    Heritage Rail Excursions
  • 3* Hotel Accommodation
    All Inclusive Board Basis
  • Optional Bag Concierge

Itinerary & Map

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Departure Times

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Days 1-2

To Strasbourg and Tiefencastel

Meet at our exclusive departure office for the Eurostar to Paris. Change for the TGV to Strasbourg where you spend tonight. On Day 2 continue to Switzerland, changing at Basel and Chur before reaching Tiefencastel.

  • Day 1 - Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
St Moritz
Day 3

St Moritz on New Year's Eve

Today we travel on the Albula Line, an extension of the Bernina Express, to the glamorous winter resort of St Moritz. Skirting a shimmering lake, brimming with elegant boutiques and crowned by majestic snow-covered hills and mountains, St Moritz is a hive of activity and hospitality. You are free to explore the town. Perhaps sample one of the inviting lake front cafés or ascend the Diavolezza cable car. In the evening, we return to Tiefencastel for a special Sylvester gala evening, including a seven-course dinner, to welcome in the New Year.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The Bernina Express
Day 4

New Year's Day on the Bernina Express

Today we celebrate New Year's Day with a treat as we embark on the magnificent Bernina Express. Crossing countless frosted bridges and the iconic Brusio Viaduct, we wend our way through the glittering Engadine Valley and dramatic mountain passes across the border to Tirano in northern Italy. There will be some free time to perhaps stroll around the delightful streets before returning.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5

At leisure in Tiefencastel

Today is at leisure. Tiefencastel is a delightfully traditional Swiss town, flanked by soaring Alpine peaks, just waiting to be explored.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Days 6-7

Chur and the Arosa Line

We take the train to Chur, which bears the honour of being Switzerland's oldest settlement. You will have free time to explore Chur's delightfully authentic Old Town, with quaint cobbled streets and Gothic St Martin's Church domineering over the city. We then board the stunning Arosa Line, which climbs 1km from Chur to the charming lakeside resort of Arosa. Day 7 is at leisure.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The Glacier Express
Day 8

The Glacier Express

Leaving Tiefencastel, travel on the iconic Glacier Express for an amazing journey to Andermatt. The train passes icy forests, frozen rivers and sparkling glaciers, which all play their part in creating the winter wonderland setting for which Switzerland is renowned. The train features panoramic carriages which offer fantastic views of the mountain vistas as you snake through the Alpine scenery en-route to Andermatt. Change trains at Andermatt and head to the Hotel Schweizerhof in Basel.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9

Homeward bound

We join the TGV to Paris this morning. Here we connect with the Eurostar to London.

  • 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.


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