Swiss Ski Vacations
Switzerland Train Itineraries
On this page we provide for some sample itineraries of Switzerland tours. Depending on the number of days / nights you intend spending and/or your interests, the tours below will give you an idea on what can be done. Most of them include scenic trains in Switzerland. Package prices are available upon request. Please complete our Vacation Planner form and indicate your preferred SV-Tour including options or personal ideas (if applicable), your travel dates and hotel category (3, 4 or 5-star).

SV-1: Glacier Express:
Swiss Train Itinerary including the Glacier Express scenic trainmin. 4 days / 3 nights; we recommend 6 days / 5 nights
Day 1: Arrival Zurich Airport; transfer to St. Moritz; overnight St. Moritz
Day 2: scenic train Glacier Express to Zermatt; overnight Zermatt
Day 3: morning sightseeing Zermatt; afternoon transfer to either Zurich or Geneva (depending on departing flight); overnight in Zurich or Geneva
Day 4: Departure from Zurich (or Geneva) Airport

Options:
- first overnight in Chur (to get on the Glacier Express from Chur to Zermatt)
- additional day(s) and night(s) in St. Moritz
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Zermatt
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Zurich or Geneva (at the beginning or at the end of the tour).


SV-2: Glacier Express:
Swiss Train Itinerary including the Glacier Express scenic trainmin. 5 days / 4 nights; we recommend 7 days / 6 nights
Day 1: Arrival Zurich Airport; transfer to St. Moritz; overnight St. Moritz
Day 2: scenic train Glacier Express to Zermatt; overnight Zermatt
Day 3: morning sightseeing Zermatt; afternoon transfer to Lucerne; overnight Lucerne
Day 4: sightseeing / excursion Lucerne region: overnight Lucerne
Day 5: Transfer to Zurich for Departure from Zurich Airport

Options:
- first overnight in Chur (to get on the Glacier Express from Chur to Zermatt)
- additional day(s) and night(s) in St. Moritz
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Zermatt
- stopover for sightseeing in Bern (with or without overnight)
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Lucerne
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Zurich (at the beginning or at the end of the tour).


SV-3: Golden Pass:
Swiss Train Itinerary including the Golden Pass scenic trainmin. 5 days / 4 nights; we recommend 7 days / 6 nights
Day 1: Arrival Zurich Airport; transfer to Lucerne; overnight Lucerne
Day 2: scenic train Goden Pass to Interlaken; overnight Interlaken
Day 3: sightseeing / excursion Interlaken region: overnight Interlaken
Day 4: scenic train Golden Pass to Montreux; overnight Montreux
Day 5: Transfer to Geneva for Departure from Geneva Airport

Options:
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Lucerne
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Interlaken
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Montreux
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Zurich and/or Geneva (at the beginning or at the end of the tour).
- Departure from Zurich also possible


SV-4: Glacier Express & Golden Pass:
Swiss Train Itinerary including the Glacier Express and Golden Pass scenic trainmin. 6 days / 5 nights; we recommend 8 days / 7 nights
Day 1: Arrival Zurich Airport; transfer to St. Moritz; overnight St. Moritz
Day 2: scenic train Glacier Express to Zermatt; overnight Zermatt
Day 3: morning sightseeing Zermatt; afternoon transfer to Interlaken; overnight Interlaken
Day 4: sightseeing / excursion Interlaken region: overnight Interlaken
Day 5: scenic train Golden Pass to Montreux; overnight Montreux
Day 6: Transfer to Geneva for Departure from Geneva Airport

Options:
- first overnight in Chur (to get on the Glacier Express from Chur to Zermatt)
- additional day(s) and night(s) in St. Moritz
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Zermatt
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Interlaken
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Montreux
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Zurich and/or Geneva (at the beginning or at the end of the tour).
- Departure from Zurich also possible


SV-5: Glacier Express & Golden Pass:
Swiss Train Itinerary including the Glacier Express and Golden Pass scenic trainmin. 6 days / 5 nights; we recommend 9 days / 8 nights
Day 1: Arrival Zurich Airport; transfer to St. Moritz; overnight St. Moritz
Day 2: scenic train Glacier Express to Zermatt; overnight Zermatt
Day 3: morning sightseeing Zermatt; afternoon transfer to Interlaken; overnight Interlaken
Day 4: sightseeing / excursion Interlaken region: overnight Interlaken
Day 5: scenic train Golden Pass to Lucerne; overnight Lucerne
Day 6: Transfer to Zurich for Departure from Zurich Airport

Options:
- visit Appenzell on Day 1; with or without overnigth, then either transfer to St. Moritz or Chur (on Day 1 or Day 2)
- first overnight in Chur (to get on the Glacier Express from Chur to Zermatt)
- additional day(s) and night(s) in St. Moritz
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Zermatt
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Interlaken
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Lucerne
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Zurich (at the beginning or at the end of the tour).


SV-6: Golden Pass & Rhone Valley:
Swiss Train Itinerary including the Golden Pass and Rhone Express scenic trainmin. 6 days / 5 nights; we recommend 8 days / 7 nights
Day 1: Arrival Zurich Airport; transfer to Lucerne; overnight Lucerne
Day 2: scenic train Goden Pass to Interlaken; overnight Interlaken
Day 3: sightseeing / excursion Interlaken region: overnight Interlaken
Day 4: Transfer to Zermatt; overnight Zermatt
Day 5: morning sightseeing Zermatt; afternoon transfer to Geneva; overnight Geneva
Day 6: sightseeing Geneva and Departure from Geneva Airport

Options:
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Lucerne
- Transfer from Lucerne via Bern incl. stopover; with or without overnight
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Interlaken
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Zermatt
- stopover in Montreux; with or without overnight
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Zurich and/or Geneva (at the beginning or at the end of the tour).
- Departure from Zurich also possible


SV-7: William Tell & Bernina Express:
Swiss Train Itinerary including the William Tell and Bernina Express scenic trainmin. 6 days / 5 nights; we recommend 8 days / 7 nights
Day 1: Arrival Zurich Airport; transfer to Lucerne; overnight Lucerne
Day 2: scenic train William Tell Express to Lugano; overnight Lugano
Day 3: sightseeing / excursion Lugano / Ticino region: overnight Lugano
Day 4: scenic train Bernina Express to St. Moritz: overnight St. Moritz
Day 5: morning sightseeing St. Moritzt; afternoon transfer to Zurich (via Chur on sceic train Gacier Express); overnight Zurich
Day 6: sightseeing Zurich and Departure from Zurich Airport

Options:
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Lucerne
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Lugano
- overnight in Locarno or Ascona (instead of Lugano)
- scenic Bus ride Palm Express from Lugano to St. Moritz (instead of Bernina Express)
- additional day(s) and night(s) in St. Moritz
- stopover in Appenzell; with or without overnight
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Zurich (at the beginning or at the end of the tour).


SV-8: William Tell, Centovalli, Glacier Express & Golden Pass:
Swiss Train Itinerary including the Willaim Tell, Centovalli, Glacier Express and Golden Pass scenic trainmin. 7 days / 6 nights; we recommend 9 days / 8 nights
Day 1: Arrival Zurich Airport; transfer to Lucerne; overnight Lucerne
Day 2: scenic train William Tell Express to Locarno; overnight Locarno / Ascona
Day 3: sightseeing / excursion Locarno / Ticino region: overnight Locarno / Ascona
Day 4: scenic train Centovalli Valley via Domodossola (Italy) to Brig and with Glacier Express to Zermatt: overnight Zermatt
Day 5: morning sightseeing Zermatt; afternoon transfer to Interlaken
Day 6: morning sightseeing Interlaken / Jungfrau region; afternoon Golden Pass scenic train to Lucerne or on to Zurich; overnight Lucerne or Zurich
Day 7: sightseeing Lucerne or Zurich and Departure from Zurich Airport

Options:
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Lucerne
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Locarno / Ascona
- overnight in Lugano (instread of Locarno or Ascona)
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Zermatt
- Transfer from Interlaken to Zurich with stopover in Bern (ith or without overnight) instead of Golden Pass via Lucerne
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Zurich (at the beginning or at the end of the tour).


SV-9: William Tell, Bernina Express & Glacier Express:
Swiss Train Itinerary including William Tell Express, Bernina Express and Glacier Express scenic trainmin. 8 days / 7 nights; we recommend 10 days / 9 nights
Day 1: Arrival Zurich Airport; transfer to Lucerne; overnight Lucerne
Day 2: scenic train William Tell Express to Lugano; overnight Lugano
Day 3: sightseeing / excursion Lugano / Ticino region: overnight Lugano
Day 4: scenic train Bernina Express to St. Moritz; overnight St. Moritz
Day 5: scenic train Glacier Express to Zermatt: overnight Zermatt
Day 6: morning sightseeing Zermatt; afternoon transfer to Montreux
Day 7: morning sightseeing Montreux / Lake Geneva region; afternoon transfer to Geneva
Day 8: sightseeing Geneva and Departure from Geneva Airport

Options:
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Lucerne
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Lugano
- overnight in Locarno or Ascona (instead of Lugano)
- scenic Bus ride Palm Express from Lugano to St. Moritz (instead of Bernina Express)
- additional days and nights in St. Moritz
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Zermatt
- additional days(s) and night(s) in Montreux
- Chocolate Train from Montreux to visit Cheese - & Chocolate Factory
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Zurich and/or Geneva (at the beginning or at the end of the tour).
- Departure from Zurich also possible


SV-10: "The Great Swiss Trains" including William Tell, Bernina Express and Glacier Express, Golden Pass & Chocolate Train:
Swiss Train Itinerary including William Tell Express, Bernina Express, Glacier Express, Golden Pass and Chocolate Train scenic trainmin. 9 days / 8 nights; we recommend 11 days / 10 nights
Day 1: Arrival Zurich Airport; transfer to Lucerne; overnight Lucerne
Day 2: scenic train William Tell Express to Lugano; overnight Lugano
Day 3: sightseeing / excursion Lugano / Ticino region: overnight Lugano
Day 4: scenic train Bernina Express to St. Moritz; overnight St. Moritz
Day 5: scenic train Glacier Express to Zermatt: overnight Zermatt
Day 5: morning sightseeing Zermatt; afternoon transfer to Interlaken
Day 6: morning sightseeing / excursion Interlaken / Jungfrau region; afternoon Golden Pass scenic train to Montreux; overnight in Montreux
Day 7: Chocolate Train in the Montreux / Lake Geneva region to visit Cheese- & Chocolate Factoy; late afternoon transfer to Geneva
Day 8: sightseeing Geneva and Departure from Geneva Airport

Options:
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Lucerne
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Lugano
- overnight in Locarno or Ascona (instead of Lugano)
- scenic Bus ride Palm Express from Lugano to St. Moritz (instead of Bernina Express)
- additional days and nights in St. Moritz
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Zermatt
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Interlaken
- additional days(s) and night(s) in Montreux
- additional day(s) and night(s) in Zurich and/or Geneva (at the beginning or at the end of the tour).
- Departure from Zurich also possible

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