Best Steam Trains in Europe
Nov 04, 2020 · By Vacations By Rail
We will discuss memorable steam trains, scenic steam train routes and the historic destinations and inspiring itineraries which feature these heritage trains.Read more
2021 Tour code: WE-SSTR-21
About the tour
From the cities of Andermatt, Lucerne and Brienz or Meiringen, take in all the beauty and culture Switzerland has to offer on this week-long expedition. Your journey begins in Andermatt, where you embark on a scenic excursion aboard the Furka Steam Train. Move on to the city of Lucerne by rail and enjoy a visit to Switzerland's most-visited museum, a private walking tour of the city and a memorable lunch cruise on Lake Lucerne. The Bernese Oberland is the final destination of your journey. Here, ride aboard another scenic railway in Brienz and visit an open-air museum that offers a glimpse at life in rural Switzerland years ago. With your Swiss Travel Pass in hand and comfortable hotel accommodations awaiting you each night, this steam train adventure is your ticket to some of the best of Switzerland.
Arrive at Zürich Airport and make your way to the train station to board your train to Andermatt. The journey takes you into the heart of Switzerland and presents views of mountains, lakes and rural regions. Upon arrival in Andermatt, check in to your hotel - the incredible Chedi Andermatt - and begin your explorations. Overnight Andermatt.
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