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Location: Switzerland

Travel type: Rail & Hotels

Departure type: variable

Number of Nights: 7

• 44 attraction highlights along the route
• 11 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
• 22 lakes
• 4 language regions
• 2 biosphere Reserves

Explore the cultural differences within the country and its 4 languages, all the while taking in some spectacular countryside and staying in beautiful Swiss towns. It’s a great opportunity to visit the very best of Switzerland on some of the most exciting scenic trains in Europe.


• Accommodation with daily breakfast as per itinerary
• Rail ticket in economy class for rail travel per itinerary
• 50% discount on additional rail tickets (local transport) and some mountain excursions
• Seat Reservation scenic trains and bus as per itinerary


Flights – Lunch, dinner and beverages – Optional excursions – City tax to be paid locally – Optional train passes – Any other items not mentioned in the Inclusions.

Additional Information:

* All activities mentioned on this tour that are not listed in the Inclusions section, are for suggestion only
* Seats with fixed times are reserved for you on the panorama trains.
* For itineraries with the Bernina Express – occasionally due to availability being restricted and train/bus schedules, leisure time may not be possible in Tirano.
* The times for all other trains are freely selectable
* Itinerary is based on starting and ending in Zurich. Other starting and end points are possible – a surcharge may apply.

This is in individual program therefore we suggest you pack light. The hotels are never far from the train stations, but you might have to walk a few minutes (or take taxi at your own charge). A light luggage on wheels is recommended. If ever you need information at destination, our office located in Switzerland is opened 7 days a week from 9AM to 5PM.Feel free to call them to ask for information during your trip.

2024 Itineraries
• Grand Tour of Switzerland (Classic with Jungfraujoch) – 8 days / 7 nights
• Grand Tour of Switzerland (Original) – 8 days / 7 nights
• Panoramic Round Trip – 8 days / 7 nights
• Greatest Rail Adventure – 9 days / 8 nights

Fine print / T&Cs: All sites & activities in the itinerary are subject to availability. All offers are subject to Merit Travel standard Terms of Service. Additional terms and conditions may apply.