b'Day 1 - To France and is entirely traffic-free, making it the idealDay 7 - Brig at LeisureArrive at London St. Pancras and meet yourplace to explore on foot. Its here you will findBrig dates back to the Roman era and your day Tour Manager and fellow travelers at ourthe citys 800-year-old Cathedral of Assumption,is free to explore this historic town further. The dedicated Departure Office. Together, board aas well as the Bishops Palace. Once youvecobblestones of the Stadtplatz are well worth high-speed Eurostar train bound for Paris, wheremarveled at the historical landmarks and wintryvisiting, capped by the remarkable 17th-century we switch trains and continue to Strasbourg formountain setting, consider warming up in aStockalper Palace. Alternatively, you could make the night. Overnight Strasbourg. (D) cozy caf, sampling some of the local specialtiesthe most of your Swiss Travel Card, taking the such as crisp potato rstis and buttery porktrain along the Rhne Valley to Montreux, on Day 2 - To Chur By Rail schnitzel. Overnight Chur. (B) the shores of Lake Geneva. Here, you can join We continue our rail journey to Switzerland,Day 5 - Glacier Express either the GoldenPass Line panoramic train to arriving in the quaint town of Chur - our homeGstaad or the Centovalli Railway for a journey for the next three nights. Chur is SwitzerlandsEmbark on one of Switzerlands most iconicacross 100 valleys. Overnight Brig. (B)oldest town and is home to a number of historicrail trips today as we journey from Chur to attractions, including a 12th-century church, theBrig aboard the Glacier Express. SwitzerlandsDay 8 - Mrren & Lake Cruise15th-century town hall and Martinsplatz, foundnatural beauty is revealed on our journey whichToday we travel by train to the picturesque in the heart of the Old Town. Overnight Chur.is transformed in winter into a picturesquemountain village of Mrren, where there is free (B, D) landscape of snowy meadows, frozen streamstime to look around. You could continue into the and white mountaintops. Overnight Chur. mountains by cable car, ascending to the peak Day 3 - The Bernina Express & St. Moritz (B, L, D) of the mighty Schilthorn to marvel at a skyline We take the Bernina Express to Poschiavo,Day 6Zermatt of famous peaks, including the Jungfrau, Mnch enjoying a seasonal journey over the Alps,and Eiger and even Mont Blanc on a clear day, admiring views of ancient castles and theOne of the most unique destinations inwander through the charming streets or make magnificent, mountain-ringed Lake Bianco asSwitzerland beckons our discovery today:a visit to the outdoor ice rink. We return to Brig we wind above deep ravines and past idyllicZermatt. From Brig, we travel alongside theby boat, cruising from Interlaken across Lake waterfalls, emerging from the Albula Tunnel andRiver Rhne aboard a narrow-gauge train.Brienz. Overnight Brig. (B, D)crossing the mighty Bernina Pass. After someWe pause in Visp and join the mountain track free time in Poschiavo, we make our way byfor our climb toward Zermatt. After passingDay 9 - Tour Conclusiontrain to St Moritz, a resort town that epitomizesthrough eight tunnels and crossing 42 bridges,After breakfast, we depart Brig and travel by local Swiss lakeside glamour. Overnight St. Moritz.we arrive in this car-free resort town. Spendrailway to Basel. Continuing to Paris, we board (B, D) your time in Zermatt sightseeing at yourthe Eurostar back to London St Pancras. (B)own pace. You may wish to take the nearby Day 4 - Chur at Leisure Gornergrat Railway to the top of Gornergrat Enjoy a free day to enjoy Chur, a destinationMountain for stunning views of the Matterhorn. with a history dating back over 5,000 Dinner is served as we return to Brig this years. Its quaint Old Town boasts someevening. Overnight Brig. (B, D) fantastically-preserved medieval buildingsFor Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 103'