Glacier & Palm Trees (3 Nights)
GLACIERS & PALM TREES
Chur – Bernina Express – Lugano – Lucerne
Tour programme: 4 days / 3 nights
Arrival in Chur
Arrival in Chur by train 2nd class from the Swiss border or airport. Overnight in Chur.
Bernina Express to Lugano (9h)
Today you travel with the Bernina Express of the Rhaetian Railway along the UNESCO World Heritage route. Enjoy an Alpine switchback ride, taking you from the high, towering glaciers of the mountains down to the swaying palms of Italy. The Bernina Express is the highest railway line across the Alps, linking Northern and Southern Europe in the most spectacular way! The Bernina Express train takes you to Tirano where you will have time for an optional lunch break. Then board the Bernina Express coach to Lugano in the beautiful Ticino. Overnight in Lugano.
Lugano to Lucerne (3h05)
Train journey from Lugano to Lucerne. Experience the new Gotthard Base Tunnel – with 57 kilometres it is the longest train tunnel in the world. It takes only 17 minutes to travel this fast flat-track route under the Alpine massif in the heart of Europe. Optional add the Gotthard Panorama Express. Rest of the day at leisure. We recommend the following excursions: Mount Titlis, Mount Rigi or Mount Pilatus. Overnight in Lucerne.
Departure from Lucerne
Time for leisure in Lucerne and return to Swiss border or airport or individual onward journey.