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Trip Overview

If you’ve ever wanted to explore the best of Milan, Lake Como, and Switzerland, specifically the Swiss Alps, then this train holiday is for you. See the Duomo di Milano, Sforza Castle, and the Royal Palace in fashionable Milan. Relax along Como’s sparkling shoreline. Travel onboard the iconic red carriages of the Bernina Express. Enjoy the shimmering turquoise lake and stunning mountains in St. Moritz. Travel onboard the legendary panoramic carriages of the Glacier Express. Explore the heart of the Bernese Alps in Grindelwald. Visit the summit of Jungfraujoch – the Top of Europe. And reminisce about your adventure as you stroll through the charming streets of Zurich’s Old Town.

Highlights

  • See the Duomo di Milano, Sforza Castle, and the Royal Palace in Milan
  • Stroll along Como’s sparkling waterfront
  • Enjoy the shimmering turquoise lake and stunning mountains in St. Moritz
  • Travel onboard the iconic red carriages of the Bernina Express
  • Travel onboard the legendary panoramic carriages of the Glacier Express
  • Explore the heart of the Bernese Alps in Grindelwald
  • Stroll through the picturesque streets of Zurich’s Old Town

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Rail travel as per itinerary
  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast in Milan
  • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast in Como
  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast in St. Moritz
  • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast in Grindenwald
  • 1 night accommodation with breakfast in Zurich
  • Private walking tour of Como
  • Sightseeing city tour in Milan
  • 4-day Swiss Flexi Pass
  • Seat reservations onboard the Bernina Express
  • Seat reservations onboard the Glacier Express
  • Day trip to Jungfraujoch
  • Flight UK to Milan; Zurich to UK
Trip Map

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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Railbookers UK Trading Ltd is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and holidays including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

DAY 1 – UK TO MILAN MILAN
Once you arrive in Milan following your flight, there are plenty of exciting things to see, do and experience on your own. We recommend visiting the Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio, San Bernadino alle Ossa, or Parco Sempione. (Overnight in Milan)

DAY 2 – MILAN TO COMO
Take a Trenitalia train directly to Como, and after checking in your hotel perhaps stroll to the stately Villa Carlotta then along the shore for dinner? (Overnight in Como) B

DAY 3 – COMO
The town of Como is one that combines beautiful historic architecture with stunning natural beauty and today you will explore with the help of a local guide.  The Centro Storico, old town is a maze of picturesque little streets, squares and pavement cafés. Wander around the shops and boutiques or visit one of the many cultural monuments the city has to offer. (Overnight in Como) B

DAY 4 – COMO
Spend your free day strolling along Como’s sparkling waterfront or taking a leisurely ferry out on the lake past small villages and beautiful villas that cling to the shoreline. (Overnight in Como) B

DAY 5 – COMO TO MILAN
Travel by train from Como to Milan. Upon arrival, get settled then enjoy your included city sightseeing tour from an open-top panoramic bus. With the option to hop-on and off any time you’d like, it’s the perfect way to explore Milan! See the Duomo di Milano, Sforza Castle, San Siro Stadium, the Roman Amphitheatre, Royal Palace, and so much more. (Overnight in Milan) B

DAY 6 – BERNINA EXPRESS TO ST. MORITZ
Travel by coach from Milan to Tirano then board the iconic red carriages of the Bernina Express for your scenic journey to beautiful St. Moritz. Enjoy the ride and unforgettable view of the Swiss Alps and glacial lakes from the panoramic windows as you travel along the Bernina Pass. Ask one of our Rail Experts about upgrading to Excellence Class. (Overnight in St. Moritz) B

DAY 7 – ST. MORITZ
As soon as you step off the Bernina Express, you’ll quickly realize why St. Moritz is such a popular destination. Boasting a shimmering turquoise lake, vast forests and stunning mountains, it’s a place that’s easy to fall in love with. (Overnight in St. Moritz) B

DAY 8 – GLACIER EXPRESS TO BRIG, BRIG TO GRINDELWALD
Board the panoramic carriages of the legendary Glacier Express train and travel through the Upper Engadine in St. Moritz and view the pristine Swiss Alps from the comfort of your seat. You’ll ride the Albula route and cross over the famous Landwasser Viaduct, experience the Goms and the Rheinschlucht Gorge, and discover what it’s like to travel onboard one of the most sought-after trains in the world. Ask a Rail Expert about upgrading to Excellence Class. From Brig, you venture to Spiez, then Spiez to Interlaken and on to the village of Grindelwald. (Overnight in Grindelwald) B

DAY 9 – GRINDELWALD
Located in the heart of the Bernese Alps, Grindelwald is a postcard perfect destination. Many travellers visit this region to go hiking to the Kleine Scheidegg or experience world-class skiing, enjoy the cuisine and hospitality, or explore the surrounding mountain peaks. (Overnight in Grindelwald) B

DAY 10 – JUNGFRAUJOCH DAY TRIP
Take advantage of your four-day Swiss Pass by boarding the Jungfraubahn cog railway to the summit of Jungfraujoch – the Top of Europe! Along the way, you’ll pass through tunnels on the north face of the Eiger, make short stops at Eigerwand and Eismeer, and have plenty of time to take in views of the vast landscape. Once at the top, enjoy mountain views from Sphinx Terrace, check out the Alpine Sensation exhibition and Ice palace, and experience the Aletsch Glacier before adventuring back down. We suggest rerouting via Lauterbrunnen or heading down to Interlaken to make the most of your Swiss Pass. (Overnight in Grindelwald) B

DAY 11 – GRINDELWALD TO ZURICH
Travel by train from Grindelwald to Interlaken then Interlaken to Bern. We suggest spending a few hours in the Swiss capital of Bern exploring on your own. Simply leave your luggage in a station locker and utilize your Swiss Flexi Pass to get around. See the famous clock tower and take a stroll through Old Town. From Bern, take a direct train to Zurich for a one-night stay.  (Overnight in Zurich) B

DAY 12 – DEPART ZURICH
Check out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK. B

MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER

Hauser Swiss Quality Hotel St.Moritz

The Hauser Hotel in St Moritz is a family-run hotel with 52 bedrooms. The hotel has a restaurant and terrace bar, and is famous for its "Engadine Nusstorte" (nut and caramel pie) which is available from the hotel confectionary and chocolate shop. The hotel is located in the centre of St Moritz.

Swiss Night Am Kunsthaus Zurich

The Swiss Night am Kunsthaus is located within a quiet residential district and is close to the Kunthaus Museum and the Opera of Zurich. Lake Zurich is just a short walk away and all 46 bedroms are light, airy and spacious. The hotel also benefits from a fitness centre.

Du Theatre Zurich

The Hotel du Théâtre in Zurich is a historic hotel which was a theatre during the 1950s. The hotel has 50 individually designed, contemporary bedrooms as well as a cinema and audio book library in honour of the hotel's theatrical past. The contemporary lounge restaurant, la suite serves local specialities along with great city views. The hotel is in the centre of old Zurich, a short walk from the train station.

Helmhaus Zurich

The Helmhaus Hotel in Zurich is a modern boutique hotel and is centrally located in Zurich's old town. The hotel has 24 stylish bedrooms, each has been renovated and some offer views over the lake of Zurich. Located in the historic city centre and close to all of Zurich's major sights, the Helmhaus Hotel is the perfect hotel for exploring this charming city!

Schweizerhof Hotel Zurich

The Schweizerhof Hotel in Zurich is a traditional family-run hotel, with 115 comfortable and elegant bedrooms. Guests are provided with a butler service on arrival (Monday to Friday), a welcome cocktail at the bar and fresh fruit in their bedroom. The hotel has a French restaurant, a bustling café, and guests enjoy a champagne American style buffet breakfast. The hotel is opposite the main railway station, on the famous "Bahnhofstrasse".

Metropole and Suisse Hotel Como

The Metropole & Suisse Como is a traditional property owned by the Cassani family. Guest rooms are air-conditioned and decorated with wood furnishings and classical artwork. Guests can enjoy a drink in the wine bar or dinner at the Imbarcadero Restaurant which features a beautiful terrace overlooking the lake. The hotel benefits from a fantastic location on the shores of Lake Como, close to the town's main attractions.

Starhotels Anderson Milan

The Starhotels Anderson Milan is a centrally located, chic hotel featuring 106 contemporary rooms and suites. The stylish restaurant, Black serves excellent international cuisine as well as traditional Italian dishes. The sophisticated lounge bar is open every day until midnight perfect for a drink before dinner or after a day's sightseeing. The Starhotels Anderson is located directly opposite the main station, close to major attractions such as the Cathedral and La Scala opera house.

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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Railbookers UK Trading Ltd is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and holidays including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

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