• A taste of the Glacier Express with a free 4 star upgrade

    by  • October 12, 2016 • Brig, City Breaks, Geneva, Glacier Express, Zermatt

    December is a magical time of year to embark on one of Switzerland’s best scenic train rides across the Alps, the famous Glacier Express.


    Round your trip off with a stay in the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Lucerne where you can experience the wonderful atmosphere of the Christmas Markets, all with a free upgrade to 4 star hotels.

    The Glacier Express is undoubtedly one of the most famous railway journeys in the world. The journey in its entirety stretches from Zermatt to Davos or St. Moritz in around seven hours and winds its way through stunning mountain landscapes, deep gorges, picturesque valleys, 91 tunnels and across 291 impressive bridges. Our specially designed “taster” package lets you experience the section of the route from Brig to Chur over the 2,033m high Oberalp Pass and takes around 4.5 hours.

    From just £499pp our special offer December packages include: Return direct flights from UK airports to Geneva, 3 nights hotel accommodation, (upgraded to 4 star free of charge), with breakfast sharing a twin/double room, (1 night Brig, 2 nights Lucerne), rail transfer from Geneva airport to Brig, standard class travel on the Glacier Express from Brig to Chur with onward rail connection to Lucerne and return rail transfer from Lucerne to Geneva airport.


    For further details or to book online please click here:   http://www.citiesdirect.co.uk/newsletter.asp