Travel through Switzerland on the Glacier Express – one of the most fascinating railroads in the world

On the panoramic train through Switzerland

In addition to the Glacier Express, the classic among Swiss panoramic train tours, Switzerland offers many other spectacular rail routes.

 

The Bernina Express

This route along the highest railway line in Europe runs over the Alps and through the landscape of Graubünden (Grisons) Canton. Chur, Davos and St. Moritz are just a few of the rail stations. The Bernina Express passes through 55 tunnels and over 196 bridges, and a part of the route is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
More information: www.rhb.ch/en/panoramic-trains/bernina-express

 

Golden Pass Line

From the vineyards above Montreux, via Gstaad and Interlaken, and then past Lake Lungern, Lake Sarnen and the Lake of Alpnach to Lucerne – you can see the most beautiful landscapes in Switzerland riding on this train, and do it from a comfortable panorama rail car.
More information: www.goldenpassline.ch/en/

 

The Chocolate Train

This train shuttles back and forth through the Swiss countryside, from Montreux on Lake Geneva via Gruyères to the “chocolate town” of Broc. The real experience, however, is the train itself. In the first class “Belle Epoque” Pullman passenger cars, you feel as if you have been transported back to 1915, the year they were built.
More information: www.mob.ch

 

The Voralpen Express

The Voralpen Express runs between the central and eastern regions of Switzerland, from St. Gallen to Lucerne. The trip passes by lakes, gently rolling valleys and rugged mountains. The literal highlight is the highest railroad viaduct in Europe over the Sitter River valley, at some 100 meters above the ground.
More information: www.voralpen-express.ch/en

 

The Jungfrau Express

The Jungfrau Express is not a train in the true sense; rather, this mountain railway is an electrically operated cog railway. The starting point is the Kleine Scheidegg mountain pass. The ride is short, but offers a perfect view of the Eiger glacier and the Eigerwand (Eiger mountain wall). The final stop, after traveling along 9.34 kilometers and up 1,400 meters altitude, is the Jungfraujoch.
More information: www.jungfrau.ch

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