By far the best way to see Switzerland is by train. Holidays to delight in all seasons of the year including New Year & Valentine celebration tours. View our NEW TOUR FILM; see "Swiss Mountain Steam".
In the lead-up to Lent Lucerne bursts alive with the sights, sounds and colour of the Fasnacht festival, with three large parades climaxing on Shrove Tuesday. Combine Lucerne's Carnival celebrations with our fabulous wintry rail excursions, including a couple that feature nowhere else in the Railtrail programme on yet another rail tour that you simply won't find anywhere else.
Here is a lakes and mountains Swiss tour with a difference, featuring a selection of excursions not found anywhere else. Marvel at wintry scenery on the Goldenpass Line, the route of the Glacier Express and the Rigi Mountain Railway, soar up Mount Titlis, and relax on Lake Lucerne's shore at the 4* Seehotel Pilatus, whose leisure facilities open out onto a fantastic panorama of lake and mountain scenery.
Following in the footsteps of the TEE Trans Europ Express network, EuroCity trains connect important European cities with speed, comfort and more than a hint of nostalgia. This tour pays homage to the network of cross-border trains and international co-operation on a grand tour of Europe, featuring its most celebrated routes.
Experience five completely unique mountain railroad excursions - the Pilatus Railway, the Rigi Railway, the Stanserhorn, the Titlis cable car and the Hammetschwand Lift - all from our base at the 4* Seehotel Pilatus beside lovely Lake Lucerne, whose leisure facilities open out onto a fantastic panorama of lake and mountain scenery.
Two of the world's greatest railway journeys on one tour! Enjoy the classic Glacier Express journey across the Swiss Alps, followed by the Bernina Express in its full glory. Not forgetting Lausanne, Montreux and St Moritz, plus stays on Lake Geneva and in the Engadine Valley.
Cruise across three Swiss lakes the nostalgic way by paddle-steamer and experience three exhilarating steam train excursions in the Swiss mountains all on one tour based in Lake Lucerne's lovely Hergiswil. Also featuring the Pilatus Cogwheel Railway and a family-run 4* hotel by the lake.