5 days to Lucerne and Interlaken

Switzerland’s best loved resorts connected by a scenic rail journey

This is just one example of a multi centre holiday featuring the train journeys and resorts described. All holidays can be adapted to your own requirements - call 0800 619 1200 for help with your planning and for prices.

 

"A wonderful introduction to Switzerland, staying in historic Lucerne and lively Interlaken. Each resort has a number of enjoyable excursions close at hand."
Day 1 - Arrive and explore

Flight from the UK to Zurich airport with rail travel to Lucerne.

Check in to your hotel for your 2 night stay and enjoy your first glimpse of this favourite resort.

Day 2 - Free day in and around Lucerne

Lucerne has a beautiful Old Town to explore. Your Swiss Travel Pass will cover your journey to the peak of Mount Rigi including the cable car and cogwheel railway, and also the unique opentop CabriO cable car to the Stanserhorn. You’ll be able to take unlimited cruises on the lake and travel to nearby villages and lakeside resorts. Travel to mountains such as Pilatus is available at 50% reduction. 

Day 3 - Luzern-Interlaken Express to Interlaken

Time to relax and enjoy your delightful 2 hour journey over the Brünig Pass and alongside the scenic lakes to Interlaken. After check in you will have time to get a flavour of this interesting town.

Day 4 - Free day in the Bernese Oberland

Interlaken is the perfect base from which to explore with your Swiss Travel Pass. The lakes of Brienz and Thun have wonderful cruises to idyllic lakeside villages or you could take a mountain trip to Harder Kulm with its stunning views or the scenic Schilthorn-Piz Gloria. You also have free travel to the valley stations then 50% reduction on mountain journeys such as Schynige Platte & Alpine Garden or the Brienzer Rothorn steam train.

Day 5 - Last day

Time for a last look around Interlaken before you take the train back to Zurich airport for your flight to the UK.

 
Prices

2 nights in Lucerne and 2 nights in Interlaken

Available all year

Prices from £883 per person staying in 3 star hotels

Prices from £1,069 per person staying in 4 star hotels

1st class rail supplement £172. Half board prices on request.
Price shown is for an example itinerary. We can tailor make your holiday to your individual requirements.

 
Your holiday price includes
Booking Conditions
  • Scheduled return flights from Heathrow to Zurich inclusive of all airport taxes and security charges
  • 2nd class 8 day Swiss Travel Pass covering all rail journeys described and many more
  • 4 nights’ bed and breakfast accommodation as described based on two people sharing
  • 2nd class reserved seats on the Luzern-Interlaken Express from Lucern to Interlaken
  • Fully detailed itinerary sent with all tickets
  • Financial protection ATOL 3148
The Swiss Travel Pass is valid on trains, scenic trains, PostBuses and most boats. Travel on mountain railways and cable cars is up to 50% reduction. Optional excursions may not operate year round, please check before booking
 

Your holiday includes a Swiss Travel Pass, covering the rail journeys below as well as many scenic excursions

Your scenic train journeys

You can discover more about these scenic routes by clicking below

 
 

Build your own scenic itinerary

Not quite the perfect holiday? We can tailor make it to suit you:
  • Change the direction of travel
  • Add extra nights in any of the resorts  
  • Add on lakes & mountains excursions
  • Include dinner on a half board basis
  • Upgrade to superior hotel rooms
  • Upgrade to 1st class rail for extra comfort
  • Add more resorts - create a Grand Tour
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