b'Day 1 - Arrive in Zrich / Lucerne Gotthard tunnel. As the train emerges, you areapproximately 3 hours from Zermatt, leaving Arrive in Zrich and make your way to the in Italian-speaking Switzerland with a backdropplenty of time for explorations. Wengen is train station for the journey to Lucerne. Theof vineyards, castles, and palm trees for thea charming mountain village complete with train ride is just over one hour in length. Onremainder of your voyage. Overnight Lugano. (B) beautiful timber chalets. Grindelwald is a arrival in Lucerne, soak in the amazing views Day 4Discover Lugano stunning mountain resort town in the Bernese of snow-capped mountains against LakeAlps. Overnight Wengen/Grindelwald. (B)Lucerne as you make your way to your hotel.The day is yours to take in the magnificent sights Overnight Lucerne. of Lugano. Wander through Old Town, with itsDay 8 - The Bernese Oberlandpretty pastel buildings and sloping pedestrianSpend your day at leisure enjoying your Day 2Discover Lucerne streets. Nearby is Piazza della Riforma, themountain destination. Both towns offer easy With your Swiss Travel Flex Pass in hand, spendtowns main square, brimming with restaurants,access to the Jungfrau Railway, which travels to the day taking in the marvelous city of Lucernebistros and charming shops. A true highlight ofthe Top of Europe, the Jungfraujoch. Overnight and its surrounding region. Your pass providesLugano is Monte San Salvatore and climbing thisWengen/Grindelwald. (B)free admission to more than 500 museumsmountain by its funicular railway is an experienceDay 9Return Homethroughout the country, as well as unlimitedto remember. Overnight Lugano. (B)transit by boat, train and bus and discountedYour adventure through the stunning Swiss admission for several mountain excursions. Day 5 - Centovalli Railway & Zermatt Alps concludes this morning as you board Do not miss the citys iconic Chapel Bridge This morning, board the Centovalli Railwayyour train for your return journey to Zrich or and the centuries-old structures of Old Town.for a scenic voyage through the HundredBasel or continue your adventures throughout There are an abundance of museums andValleys to Domodossola, Italy. AttractiveSwitzerland. (B)galleries, including the Swiss Museum ofsnow-capped mountains sit in the background Transportation. You may wish to ventureas the train travels across dozens of bridges, outside the city to visit Mount Rigi and ridethrough deep gorges and past winding rivers. aboard the Vitznau - Rigi Kulm Cogwheel RailwayIn Domodossola, board a local train bound forMore in Switzerland or elect to venture to Mount Pilatus or MountZermatt, Switzerland. Overnight Zermatt. (B) Choose from a collection of Titlis. Overnight Lucerne. (B) Day 6Discover Zermatt independent rail vacations Day 3 - Gotthard Panorama Express Immerse yourself in the beauty of Zermatt. Inhighlighting Switzerlands scenic to Lugano the Old Village, there are over 30 traditionaltrains, breathtaking destinations, A day of wondrous vistas lies ahead as youWalser houses and beautiful old buildings.and immersive experience, travel from Lucerne to Lugano aboard theDont miss a ride aboard the Gornergratincluding a new SwitzerlandGotthard Panorama Express. The journey Railway, an open-air railway that presents& Italy combination itinerary.begins as you board a paddle steamer for the unbelievable beauty of the imposingVisit vacationsbyrail.coma scenic cruise across Lake Lucerne to Flelen.Matterhorn. Overnight Zermatt. (B) for itineraries and details.Then, walk to the nearby train station and Day 7 - Rail to the Bernese Oberlandboard the Gotthard Panorama Express. The trainDeparting Zermatt this morning, travel to takes you across the Reuss River Valley, aroundeither Wengen or Grindelwald, depending on three spiral loops and through the amazingyour departure date. Both destinations are set For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 107'