Best of Switzerland’s Scenic Trains
Jul 09, 2020 · By Vacations By Rail
Top trains that wind through Switzerland's cities and breathtaking mountainside, some of the famous destinations, and some of our many thrilling itineraries.Read more
Save $100 per person on 2021 Switzerland itineraries
2021 Tour code: WE-GSDR-21
About the tour
See the country of Switzerland on your own terms with this journey, which combines train travel to some of the country's biggest cities with time for you to drive between smaller towns in a rental car. Your tour in this beautiful country begins in Zurich, where you will have time to explore and do some sightseeing before setting out into the countryside. The first leg of the trip is accomplished by car, taking you through Neuchatel, Gstaad and Lucerne. From Lucerne, you hand over your keys and let someone else take the wheel, as you move on by train to Lugano, take the renowned lines of the Bernina Express to St. Moritz and then move by high-speed train back to Zurich. In each destination you can view famous landmarks and will overnight in comfortable, centrally located hotels. This tour allows you to explore the beautiful Swiss mountains and forests by famous railways, as well as roads of your choice.
Arrive in Zurich, gather your luggage and head to the rental car desk at the airport to pick up your vehicle for the next six days. Drive to your hotel, with the remainder of the day free to enjoy the sights and scenery of this metropolis. Overnight Zurich.
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