Ascend the Swiss Alps by First Class Train

Created: 02 May 2024
This 14-day rail holiday is dedicated to ascending Switzerland's impressive peaks – by train! Ideal for mature travellers who want to experience the stunning views and limitless alpine vistas. Ffestiniog Travel will escort travellers by train from London to Switzerland from where all rail touring will be in First Class! Experience engineering excellence and gravity defying railways as you reach the dizzying heights of Brienzer Rothorn, Harder Kulm, Schynige Platte, Mürren, Allmendhubel, Appenzell, Muottas Muragi and Corviglia plus a birds eye view of the Matterhorn via the Gornergrat Ridge. Highlights continue with a journey in the best seats on the famous Glacier Express train and two steam train excursions! Departing 11 September 2024, the price from £3,475pp (two sharing) includes rail travel, First Class Swiss Pass, excursions, B&B hotel accommodation and services of a knowledgeable tour leader.

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Why Choose Ffestiniog Travel?

  • UK's first rail tour operator to run an overseas escorted rail holiday in 1974
  • Created for people who love rail holidays and exploring the world’s heritage railways
  • Dedicated rail holiday specialist - great destinations, sightseeing and unparalled railway content
  • Train ticket supplier for worldwide rail operators - we can plan and arrange your rail journey to anywhere
  • Knowledge of the world’s rail routes makes us leading specialists in escorted and Tailor Made rail holidays
  • Over 60% of our existing rail tour travellers return to holiday with us year after year
  • Committed to supporting rail travel and heritage railways around the world
  • Our profits support the continued preservation of the famous Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways
  • Small, dedicated rail holiday travel team offering an award winning personal service

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