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Take the Train to Switzerland's Most Beautiful Cities!

Take the Train to Switzerland's Most Beautiful Cities!

Bernina Express / Glacier Express / Rail Travel / Switzerland / Uncategorized / Zermatt / Zurich | January 12, 2019

Whether you take the famous Glacier Express route from Zermatt to St Moritz, see fields of wildflowers along the Golden Pass, or climb up to ‘the top of Europe’ at the continent’s highest station near the peak of the Jungfrau Mountain, Switzerland by train promises the experience of a lifetime. The following classic Swiss cities are easily accessible by scenic train, making the journey as enjoyable as the destination!

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5 of the Best Romantic Vacations by Train

5 of the Best Romantic Vacations by Train

Bernina Express / France / Italy / Paris / Switzerland / Venice / Zurich | December 11, 2017

What could be more romantic than a vacation by train? If you’ve got an anniversary, birthday or honeymoon coming up, couple your adventurous side with your starry-eyed love of dreamy scenery, great company and relaxing atmosphere on a blissful, relaxing experience you’ll both remember forever. Here are our top 5 picks for letting romance ride the rails…

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Top 6 Scenic Swiss Rail Journeys

Bern / Bernina Express / Geneva / Glacier Express / Golden Pass / Interlaken / Jungfrau / Jura / Lucerne / Switzerland / Train Travel / Uncategorized / Zurich | July 15, 2016

If there’s one country in the world that boasts the most scenic rail journeys, it has to be Switzerland! We love the variety – shimmering white peaks, green pastures, sparkling lakes, towering viaducts – Switzerland has it all! With so many different journeys to take, we often get asked which we recommend, so here’s our shortlist for those that our customers love time and time again.

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Zurich, Venice, Florence and Rome

Florence / Italy / Rome / Switzerland / Venice / Zurich | August 29, 2012

My trip to Italy by rail began with a flight. This was not just any flight however, as I was departing from London City Airport, a joyful experience and a far cry from the lost bags and extended queues associated with other airports. City airport is a short hop away from central London on the DLR, whilst getting through security to your departure gate is not likely to take longer than half an hour. As I was travelling with British Airways, I even had the luxury of checking in my bag free of charge!

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Bern and Zurich

Bern / Switzerland / Zurich | January 23, 2012

Bern This UNESCO World Heritage Site is often overlooked by travellers passing through Switzerland, but this is a mistake. Bern is not just a boring political capital; it is a quirky little city that offers a perfect stopover, short stay, or a good base to explore Switzerland.

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Zurich to Verona via the Arlberg & Brenner Passes

Arlberg / Austria / Brenner Pass / Italy / Switzerland / Verona / Zurich | June 3, 2011

There is something about scenic rail travel that has always appealed to me. Twisting and turning through mountains and around lakes is where taking to the rails has one up on rival methods of transport. I decided that it was time to take in two of the most spectacular routes in Europe, leaving Switzerland in the morning and arriving in the charming city of Verona in time for dinner.

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A Journey Through Europe's Most Beautiful Regions (part 1)

Avignon / Eurostar / France / Italy / Paris / Switzerland / Zurich | October 7, 2010

London to Paris Travelling on the Eurostar for me seemed like a normal thing to do. With business in Brussels, I had long become accustomed to the ease of avoiding air or ferry travel to the Continent. When boarding the Eurostar almost a fortnight ago, I therefore did not expect anything different. How wrong I was.

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