Taste the flavours of Switzerland from cheese and chocolate, to local wines and home-cooked food or discover museums unique to Switzerland, intertwined with the country’s history and standing in the world. Or why not choose a tour even more unique to Switzerland; journey through the country learning about one of Switzerland’s most prestigious exports: its watches and clocks!
Combine your scenic rail travel with some tasty food on our Swiss Food Discovery. Following the Golden Pass route you will sample fondue on Mount Rigi in Central Switzerland and fresh perch on a lunch cruise on Lake Thun, join a local family for dinner in the Bernese Oberland and discover Swiss wine, cheese and chocolate in the Lake Geneva Region.
An astounding variety of museums are found in Switzerland, some unique and intertwined with the country’s history and standing in the world. The Swiss Museums Trail visits the picturesque lakeside towns of Lausanne, Lucerne and the capital Bern. In each destination you will visit at least one museum, we feel is unique to the country. In Lausanne the Olympic Museum, in Lucerne the Transport Museum or the open-air Ballenberg Museum near Interlaken and in the UNESCO World Heritage centre of Bern, the Albert Einstein Museum.
One of Switzerland’s most prestigious exports is its watches and clocks. Our All Around The Clock tour is an introduction to these handcrafted marvels. Visit a small watch-making company in La-Chaux-De-Fond, have a guided tour of the 16th century clock tower in Bern and enjoy a whole day excursion from Lucerne combining a visit to the House of Chronoswiss, with a lake cruise, a Mount Rigi excursion and a Swiss Chocolate Adventure.
Picture the scenery of Switzerland by rail in winter: the beauty of the Swiss Alps, snow-capped mountain peaks, majestic glaciers, frozen waterfalls and breath-taking views over valleys glittering with snow. Our winter tours Magical Moments and Winter Discovery combine mountain excursions and winter fun such as horse-drawn carriage or sleigh rides, night sledging and winter walking with a beautiful winter setting.