b'This was our first trip in Europe so we were a bit shy of travelingon our own. This solved that and included so many things we would not have thought to do on our own. The guide was thekey to unlocking a relaxing and enjoyable vacation in Switzerland.~ Mitch H., Pineville, LADay 1 - Zrichto Montreux. We continue to the LausanneDay 8 - Bernina Express to Arrive at the Zrich airport and meet yourarea, where the rest of the evening is at Tirano, Italy Tour Manager for a group transfer to the leisure. Overnight Lausanne. (B) Embark on one of Europes most spectacular hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.Day 5 - Montreux and Zermatttrain rides: the Bernina Express, a UNESCO Join your Tour Manager and traveling This morning we depart Lausanne for theWorld Heritage Site, and the 2-hour trip to companions this evening for a welcome Swiss mountain resort of Zermatt. FollowingTirano, Italy. Travel across the lofty Bernina dinner at your hotel. Overnight Zrich. (D) the curve of Lake Geneva, we stop in the Pass via the Swiss Poschiavo area to Tirano Day 2 - St. Gallen Excursionlakeside town of Montreux, known as thein the Italian Valtellina. In Tirano, the day is Today we take the train to St. Gallen. On Swiss Riviera. You may wish to join an yours to sightsee through the narrow streets. arrival, we embark on a walking tour of optional guided excursion to Chillon We return to St. Moritz by train. Overnight St. the Old Town. Admire the historic building,Castle, one of the most visited historic sites Moritz. (B)including the famous Baroque cathedral, in Switzerland offering hundreds of yearsDay 9 - St. Moritz to Zrich as we learn about the origins of the town.worth of history. Our journey continues byWe depart for Zrich this morning. Upon There is time for lunch on your own beforetrain to Zermatt. Overnight Zermatt. (B) arrival, we get acquainted with the city on a returning to Zrich this afternoon. OvernightDay 6 - Gornergrat Railwayguided tour. Some of the sites you may see Zrich (B). The day begins with a mountain adventurealong the way include the Opera House; the Day 3 - Zrich to Lucerne by Trainaboard the Gornergrat Railway. This fully elegant shops along the Bahnhofstrasse; This morning we board a train bound forelectric cog railway has been taking Lake Zrich; and Fraumnster Church, Lucerne.This medieval city is surrounded passengers up Gornergrat Mountain sincewhere Marc Chagalls 5-piece stained glass by a beautiful lake and nestled amidst 1898. As we make our way up to the summitwindows flood the chapel with light and snowcapped Alps. The day is yours to over the course of 33 minutes, you are color. Tonight, we celebrate our newdiscover the delights of this charming city.treated to some of the most spectacularexperiences with a farewell dinner at the Alternatively, you may wish to join an scenery in the world, including a look at hotel. Overnight Zrich. (B, D)optional excursion to Mt. Rigi. Two cogthe Matterhorn. Tonight, we indulge in a Day 10 - Tour Conclusion railways and a panorama cable car offer antraditional fondue dinner. Overnight Your Swiss rail tour ends this morningunforgettable journey to the summit, whereZermatt. (B, D) with breakfast.Use your Swiss Rail Pass to breathtaking panoramic views across theDay 7 - Glacier Express to St. Moritztransfer to Zrich International Airport. Your Alps into Germany and France await. Enjoy an unforgettable 8-hour journeyTour Manager will provide hotel departure Overnight Lucerne. (B, D) aboard the Glacier Express, winding throughtime details based on your return flight Day 4 - Lucerne to Lausanne by Trainthe unspoiled natural beauty of the Alps onschedule. (B)We depart Lucerne this morning on the the route from Zermatt to St. Moritz. This Lucerne-Interlaken Express, passing throughsleek train travels across 291 bridges, through the Bernese Oberland and across the Brnig91 tunnels and around tight curves as itPass to Interlaken, where we stop for a visittravels through the Swiss Alps, unveiling to gaze over the emerald waters of Lakessomething new to see at every turn. At Thun and Brienz. From Interlaken, we takelunchtime, savor a three-course meal served the BLS RegioExpress to Zweisimmen andby onboard attendants. Overnight St. Moritz. continue on the GoldenPass Panoramic(B, L)For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 27'