Classic Golden Pass Panoramic

6 days / unescorted

From £609
Lucerne - Interlaken - Montreux
Combine three of the most attractive regions in Switzerland in one exciting rail holiday on the Golden Pass Panoramic Express. The individual journeys are short so that you have plenty of time to explore the resorts and their surrounding mountains and attractions.

Key facts

  • Beautiful lakeside Lucerne
  • Golden Pass Panoramic Express
  • Interlaken & Jungfrau Railways
  • Montreux
  • Lake Geneva Region


Day 1: Arrival
Flight or rail from the UK to Zürich and rail transfer to Lucerne. Overnight in Lucerne. 
Day 2: Lucerne - free day
Explore the historic centre of Lucerne with its beautiful painted facades or take advantage of the included Half Fare Card and opt of a visit to the top of Mount Pilatus or Mount Rigi for wonderful views of Lake Lucerne. Overnight in Lucerne.
Day 3: Over the Brünig Pass
Golden Pass Panoramic journey over the Brünig Pass to Interlaken. From Lucerne the train passes picturesque villages and lakes before climbing over the Brünig Pass and descending to Lake Brienz. Maybe you feel like stopping at the wood carving village of Brienz or visit the Sherlock Holmes museum in the village of Meiringen before continuing your journey on the Golden Pass? Overnight in Interlaken.
Day 4: Interlaken - free day 
Make use of your Half Fare Card and enjoy for example a trip to the Schilthorn or the Jungfraujoch. Overnight in Interlaken.
Day 5: Golden Pass Panoramic to Montreux 
Enjoy the journey from Interlaken via Zweisimmen and Gstaad to Montreux on the Golden Pass, following the banks of Lake Thun before heading into the green alpine pastures of the Simmental. Change at Zweisimmen to a different gauge train and continue your journey to the beautiful shores of Lake Geneva. Overnight in Montreux.
Day 6: Departure
Train transfer to Geneva and return journey to the UK.

Accommodation description

You will be accommodated in centrally located hotels, within easy walking distance to the railway station and amenities.

Room facilities: 
- All rooms with shower or bath
- WC
- TV
- Radio
- Telephone  

Dates & Prices

Departures: Daily all year round


STANDARD (STD) | *** Hotels, 2nd class rail
- From £609 per adult sharing twin/double room
- Single room supplement £160 for 5 nights

SUPERIOR (SUP) | **** Hotels, 1st class rail
- From £765 per adult sharing twin/double room
- Single room supplement £265 for 5 nights

DELUXE (DEL) | ***** Hotels, 1st class rail, Belle Epoque Lunch
- From £1145 per adult sharing twin/double room
- Single room supplement £447 for 5 nights

- Child prices and costs for extra bed (triple rooms) on request - Subject to availability at the time of booking
- This holiday can be booked vice versa

Price includes

- Returns flights from UK to Switzerland in economy class including 1 piece of hold
  luggage and all taxes
- Rail travel in 2nd or 1st class as per programme, incl. half-fare card
- 5 nights' accomodation in selected category
- Daily breakfast
- Local taxes
- Seat reservation on Golden Pass (Zweisimmen-Montreux)
- Souvenir gift
- Travel Documentation

Optional Extras
Standard Package:
Upgrade to 1st class rail: £38 per person
VIP seats: £10 per person
Belle Epoque Res & lunch: £24 per person
Superior Package:
VIP seats: £12 per person
Belle Epoque Res & lunch: £24 per person

Optional Excursions:

Folklore Evening, Lucerne: £66 per person
Dine with a local, Interlaken: £26 per person
Jungfraujoch Excursion, Interlaken: £85 per person

Please note prices will vary due to the fluctuating exchange rate. The prices quoted here are from prices only.
A transaction fee of 1.6% will apply when paying by credit card. A transaction fee of 2.2% will apply when paying by AMEX (Diners Card cannot be accepted). No charge will be made for debit cards or direct bank transfers.