Grand Train Tour of Switzerland

The Grand Train Tour of Switzerland brings together the most attractive panoramas into one unique travel experience. It combines the highlights of the Swiss public transport network, puts the emphasis on selected excursions and has its own charm at any time of year. And the best part: you can discover the entire tour with a single ticket – the Swiss Travel Pass.

Here the two routes passing through Lugano:

  • St. Moritz – Tirano – Lugano
  • Lugano – Flüelen – Luzern


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St. Moritz – Tirano – Lugano

6 h 46 min / 183 km

From glaciers to palm trees

The Bernina Express inspires a sense of delight and bridges language regions as well as cultures. One highlight follows hot on the heels of the next: the sparkling Morteratsch glacier and, at 2,253 metres altitude, the Lago Bianco. Embedded in the Alpine landscape, the vibrant turquoise of the lake stands out beautifully. From the UNESCO World Heritage route of Rhaetian Railways, the train winds its way over the Bernina Pass and down through the scenic Val Poschiavo towards Tirano in Italy. The journey continues on the Bernina Express Bus through the Valtellina Valley via Lake Como to Lugano.

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Lugano – Flüelen – Luzern

5 h 30 min / 182 km


The panoramic journey by train and boat

The Gotthard Panorama Express presents Switzerland from its most diverse side: The first class panoramic train takes guests from the Mediterranean-style Ticino along the world-famous Gotthard panorama route. Here, travellers change from the panoramic train, with personal travel guidance, to a boat. In a leisurely fashion, the boat then glides over Lake Lucerne through the traditional Swiss heartland surrounded by imposing mountains to Lucerne.

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