Alpine Lakes & Scenic Trains: 8-Nights

Price $4649 $4549 10 Days/8 Nights
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Alpine Lakes & Scenic Trains: 8-Nights

$4649 $4549 per person


*Prices are quoted in CAD dollars per person based on 2 people sharing. Tour inclusions and available options may vary depending on departure date. From rates are based on May 2024 dates. Check with us about any current promotional savings.

Climb aboard legendary Alpine railways and set out on a journey across the captivating Alpine landscapes of Switzerland and Italy. Ride 3 legendary train routes – the GoldenPass Panoramic Train, the Glacier Express, and the Bernina Pass Train. Explore Lucerne, the “Swiss Paradise on the Lake.” Relax in some of Europe’s most stunning and exclusive resort villages, including Zermatt, St Moritz and Lake Maggoire, Italy. Spend time at a family-owned farm where you sample their handmade cheeses paired with local wine. Cruise across one of the world’s most scenic lakes – Lago Maggiore. Across 2 countries, pass by towering mountain landscapes and discover quaint villages.

What’s Included: Land only, meals and sightseeing as per itinerary, gratuities on all included meals, luggage handling, porterage

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Departure Dates

May 2, 9
June 6, 12, 20
July 10, 24
August 8, 22
September 10, 12, 24, 26, 29
October 7
April 24, 28
May 8, 15, 22
  • Destination
  • Arrival City
    Zurich, Switzerland
  • Departure City
    Milan, Italy
  • Activity Level
    This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up stairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.
  • Passenger Limit
    Max 44
Overnight Flight
Breathtaking Alpine vistas await as you travel through Switzerland and Italy. Experience dramatic views while aboard railways and lake cruises, and enjoy cultural experiences in charming villages in the heart of Europe.
Lucerne, Switzerland- Tour Begins
Arrive in Lucerne and take some free time to explore this lakeside town on your own. Tonight, join your fellow travellers for a welcome dinner in the city.
Accommodation: Hotel Astoria Lucerne
Meals Provided: Dinner
Explore Lucerne, the “Swiss Paradise on the Lake.” Follow the ancient pathways of the city on a walking tour through an Altstadt (Old Town), passing through the covered 14th-century Chapel Bridge. Along the way, see the famous Water Tower that once served as a prison. Pause at the renowned Lion Monument, carved from sandstone to commemorate heroic soldiers. The evening is yours.

Accommodation: Hotel Astoria Lucerne
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Lucerne - GoldenPass Train - Montreux - Zermatt
Travel to Gstaad and climb aboard the GoldenPass panoramic train to enjoy breathtaking Alpine views along the route to Montreux. Upon arrival, enjoy some free time in this legendary town on the shores of Lake Geneva. End your day in the car-less village of Zermatt.
Accommodation: Hotel Alex
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Dinner
Today, Zermatt is at your fingertips. It’s your choice! Explore on foot during a guided walking tour -OR- experience Zermatt independently before visiting the Matterhorn Museum; learn more about the triumph and tragedy behind the first ascent of this imposing peak. The remainder of your day is at leisure.
Accommodation: Hotel Alex
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Zermatt - Glacier Express Train - St. Moritz
Traverse bridges and tunnels while aboard the world-renowned narrow gauge Glacier Express. Enjoy the natural beauty of this route through the heart of the Swiss Alps. Filled with forests, fragrant meadows, gurgling streams and deep valleys, it’s a mountain dream come to life. While onboard, relax and enjoy a 3-course lunch. Arrive in St. Moritz and enjoy the evening at leisure to relax or stroll the lakeside boulevard.

Accommodation: Hotel Steffani, St. Moritz
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch
St. Moritz - Bernina Pass Train - Lake Maggiore, Italy
Traveling along one of the world’s most scenic railways, journey through the Bernina Pass en route to Tirano, Italy. Take in the striking landscapes of the Swiss and Italian Alps throughout your voyage, including the famed Morteratsch Glacier. Experience sweeping coastal views on your drive along the picturesque shores of Lake Como. Continue to Lake Maggiore, a tranquil resort area with crystal clear waters set against the backdrop of the Alps and settle in for a 2-night stay.

Accommodation:  Zacchera Hotels, Lago Maggiore
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Lago Maggiore
Travel to Oira, an ancient village nestled in the mountains. Visit a family farm to see a different side to Alpine life. Learn about the artisan cheeses that they produce before sampling their creations, paired with the region’s local wines. Return to your hotel for a free afternoon. Perhaps you’ll take an optional tour to Isola Bella, known as the “beautiful island.” Here an expert guides you into the Borromeo Palace, a lakeside Baroque beauty adorned with an exotic garden. As the day draws to a close, board a private boat for a cruise to Isola dei Pescatori, one of the stunning Borromean Islands. On the island, toast to the end of your Alpine adventure and savor a traditional farewell dinner.

Accommodation: Zacchera Hotels, Lago Maggiore
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Dinner
Lago Maggiore - Tour Ends
Your scenic journey ends today in Lago Maggiore.
Accommodation: None (depart home)
Meals Provided: Breakfast
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