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Experience the magic of the Alps with a glorious rail journey past majestic peaks, dramatic ravines and beautiful villages, plus visit Bern, Lucerne and Interlaken

Take a trip to remember through one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in the world. The beauty of the Alps can be appreciated all year round, whether in spring when wild flowers abound or during autumn as the trees change colour against the the snow-capped peaks.

On this five-day, no-fly tour of the Swiss Alps, you'll stay in a four-star hotel in Interlaken, visit Lucerne and Bern, and cruise across picturesque Lakes Thun and Lucerne. You'll also travel on the Glacier Express for the day, enjoying a three-course lunch while you ascend into the mountains, travelling through the dramatic Oberalp Pass.

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Price includes

  • Take the Eurostar and a high-speed train from London to Interlaken (return)
  • Spend four nights at the Hotel Metropole (2024 departures) or Hotel Carlton (2025 departures) in Interlaken, including breakfast
  • Join the Glacier Express from Chur to Brig
  • Enjoy a three-course lunch on board the Glacier Express
  • Travel by second class rail within Switzerland
  • Visit Bern and explore Lakes Thun and Lucerne by rail and boat

Additional information

International rail
1-5 March 2024
Departing London St Pancras 10.24
11-15 October 2024
Departing London St Pancras 10.24
7-11 March 2025
10-14 October 2025
Single supplement
£425 (March 2024), £455 (October 2024), £399 (March 2025), £499 (October 2025)
Accommodation
Hotel Metropole, Interlaken (2024)
Hotel Carlton, Interlaken (2025)
*This information is indicative and subject to change*

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From
Fri, Fri, Mar 1, 2024
To
Tue, Tue, Mar 5, 2024
Duration
5 Days
Price per person
£1,599*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a room, subject to availability. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement applies. Deposit required. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. Travel insurance is not included and should be taken out at time of booking. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel Ltd and Fred.\Holidays.

From
Fri, Fri, Oct 11, 2024
To
Tue, Tue, Oct 15, 2024
Duration
5 Days
Price per person
£1,739*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a room, subject to availability. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement applies. Deposit required. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. Travel insurance is not included and should be taken out at time of booking. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel Ltd and Fred.\Holidays.

From
Fri, Fri, Mar 7, 2025
To
Tue, Tue, Mar 11, 2025
Duration
5 Days
Price per person
£1,599*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a room, subject to availability. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement applies. Deposit required. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. Travel insurance is not included but required for most of our overseas trips, and should be taken out at time of booking. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of Leger Holidays Limited trading as Arena Travel (ABTA V3582 & ATOL 3880).

From
Fri, Fri, Oct 10, 2025
To
Tue, Tue, Oct 14, 2025
Duration
5 Days
Price per person
£1,739*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a room, subject to availability. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement applies. Deposit required. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. Travel insurance is not included and should be taken out at time of booking. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel Ltd and Fred.\Holidays.

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Price (per person) £1739.00 * Single Occupancy Supplement £455.00

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Price (per person) £1739.00 * Single Occupancy Supplement £455.00

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Double Room

Price (per person) £1599.00 * Single Occupancy Supplement £399.00

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Price (per person) £1739.00 * Single Occupancy Supplement £499.00

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Itinerary

  1. Day
    1
    London – Interlaken
    Interlaken, Switzerland

    Journey from London to Paris by Eurostar, followed by an onward connection to join the high-speed train to Basel and onward train to Interlaken, Switzerland. Check in to the Hotel Metropole for a relaxing evening.

    Meals - Breakfast
  2. Day
    2
    Lucerne and Mount Rigi
    Lucerne, Switzerland

    Today you'll take the Interlaken Express to Lucerne, where colourful pitched roof buildings perch on the edge of a blue lake, framed by a magnificent mountain range. After some free time to explore you'll take a cruise on the lake to Vitznau, after which you'll take a train to Rigi Kulm, where you can enjoy the view and have lunch.

    Afterwards, you'll take the train to Rigi Kaltbad and enjoy a cable car ride to Weggis for panoramic views. You'll take the boat back to Lucerne and then the train back to Interlaken.

    Meals - Breakfast
  3. Day
    3
    Glacier Express
    Chur, Switzerland

    This morning you'll travel by rail to Chur and join the Glacier Express for a memorable journey along the broad valley before climbing through pasture and woodland. Enjoy a delicious three-course lunch on board as the train spirals its way towards the Oberalp Pass, the highest point of the route at 2,033 metres, before descending to the Rhône valley and stopping at Brig. You'll then continue by rail, returning to Interlaken in the early evening.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch
  4. Day
    4
    Bern
    Bern, Switzerland

    The capital of Switzerland, Bern, is your destination this morning. This charming city is perfectly preserved, with many fountains, facades, narrow streets and ancient towers. Traffic is kept out of the old town, so it's a delight to explore with the added beauty of the Aare river and surrounding mountains. In the afternoon you can enjoy dramatic scenery with a cruise on Lake Thun, whose deep blue waters are framed by quaint villages and historic castles, right up to the peaks of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.

    Meals - Breakfast
  5. Day
    5
    Interlaken – London
    Interlaken, Switzerland

    Depart this morning, retracing your route to Paris where your Eurostar connection returns us to London.

    Meals - Breakfast

Accommodation

Hotel Metropole, Interlaken

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Interlaken, Switzerland

All the comfortable rooms at Hotel Metropole have a spectacular view, with most of them offering an exclusive view onto the Jungfrau Mountain. Standard rooms have an ensuite bathroom, hair dryer, TV, radio, telephone, safe and minibar.

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Availability

From
Fri, Fri, Mar 1, 2024
To
Tue, Tue, Mar 5, 2024
Duration
5 Days
Price per person
£1,599*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a room, subject to availability. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement applies. Deposit required. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. Travel insurance is not included and should be taken out at time of booking. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel Ltd and Fred.\Holidays.

London (LON)
From
Fri, Fri, Oct 11, 2024
To
Tue, Tue, Oct 15, 2024
Duration
5 Days
Price per person
£1,739*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a room, subject to availability. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement applies. Deposit required. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. Travel insurance is not included and should be taken out at time of booking. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel Ltd and Fred.\Holidays.

London (LON)
From
Fri, Fri, Mar 7, 2025
To
Tue, Tue, Mar 11, 2025
Duration
5 Days
Price per person
£1,599*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a room, subject to availability. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement applies. Deposit required. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. Travel insurance is not included but required for most of our overseas trips, and should be taken out at time of booking. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of Leger Holidays Limited trading as Arena Travel (ABTA V3582 & ATOL 3880).

London St Pancras ()
From
Fri, Fri, Oct 10, 2025
To
Tue, Tue, Oct 14, 2025
Duration
5 Days
Price per person
£1,739*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a room, subject to availability. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement applies. Deposit required. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. Travel insurance is not included and should be taken out at time of booking. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel Ltd and Fred.\Holidays.

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