The Glacier Express
Austria, Switzerland and the Glacier Express
Switzerland's Glacier Express follows a panoramic route through outstanding alpine scenery. This two-centre tour includes a stay in the historic Austrian town of Feldkirch, a trip on the Glacier Express and a stay in a very traditional Swiss hotel on a glorious plateau close to Lake Lucerne.
Historic Feldkirch • The Glacier Express • The Oberalp Pass • Lake Lucerne
Day 1 Channel crossing. Overnight in Metz area.
Day 2 Travel to Feldkirch via a scenic route through the Black Forest and along Lake Constance.
Day 3 A day at leisure in Feldkirch. Included today is return local bus transport between the hotel and centre and a guided walk of historic Feldkirch.
Day 4 Full day in Bregenzerwald to include Schwarzberg and the Bödele Pass. Today we include a cheese farm visit and schnaps distillery visit with tastings.
Day 5 Leave Feldkirch and travel into Switzerland and to the mountain resort of Davos. Here join the late morning Glacier Express train for the journey to Andermatt with dramatic views along the whole route (after early October we include a journey 'in the tracks of the Glacier Express'). Continue from Andermatt, by coach, to Flüeli-Ranft for a 2 night stay.
Day 6 An excursion to the magnificent Bernese Oberland to include the Brunig Pass and with possible stops in Interlaken, Meiringen and Brienz.
Day 7 Leave Switzerland and stop for dinner and an overnight stay in Metz area.
Day 8 To Calais to cross the Channel and home.
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Hotel Weisses Kreuz, Feldkirch
A 4 star hotel located on the edge of historic Feldkirch. It has a cosy bar, restaurant, fitness room and garden. The hotel offers excellent hospitality and regular entertainment. Guest bedrooms are comfortable and there is a lift. We have used the Hotel Weisses Kreuz for many years and with great success.
• 4 star •106 bedrooms • Lift
• Coach parking
The Paxmontana is an exceptional hotel that is well placed for exploring Lucerne and the Bernese Oberland. Its distinctive Art Nouveau style and dramatic location never fail to impress. Guest bedrooms are simple yet charming.
• 3 star superior • 120 bedrooms • Lift
• All NAGT rooms are with balcony and views
• Gardens, terrace and panoramic views
• Coach Parking
Your tour includes:
• Return short Channel ferry crossings
• 1 night half board on the outbound journey
• 3 nights half board in Feldkirch with:
Welcome drink and farewell gift
4 course dinner with choice from
After dinner tea/coffee
Regular evening entertainment
• Local bus and city guide, Feldkirch
• Cheese and Schnapps visits with tastings
• Glacier Express train, Day 5
• 2 nights half board in Flüeli-Ranft with:
3 course dinner with choice from
• 1 night half board on the inbound journey
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