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From June 26 through 5:00pm ET on May 28, 2015, enter coupon code SCENICRES to save 20% Off Swiss Scenic Reservations. Discount offer applies to the following Swiss Scenic Train Reservations: Willhelm Tell Express, Glacier Express, GoldenPass, Bernina Express including train & bus reservation. Discount offer is not applicable on the Chocolate Train. One coupon code per booking may be applied to online bookings. This offer is combinable with other coupon code / gift cards by calling our contact center. Offer is subject to change or extension without notice. No adjustments may be made on prior purchases. 20% off discount is only applied to the cost of the Swiss Scenic reservation and is not applied to the cost of the ticket or pass.

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    Land and water. Scenic Swiss views. Wilhelm Tell Express.
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    Panoramic views as expansive as they are impressive.
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    Travel by lake steamer across Lake Lucerne.

Wilhelm Tell Express: Every bucket list points here.

Like the legendary Wilhelm Tell, this Swiss Lucerne to Lugano excursion really hits the mark for travelers in search of breathtaking scenery. This 5-hour trip starts with a spectacular 2 1/2-hour Lake Lucerne boat ride – by steamer -- before seamlessly connecting to Swiss scenic rail. This panoramic journey begins at Fluelen, winds its way through the impressive Reuss Valley, and ultimately climbs through the St. Gotthard range and through the Gotthard railway tunnel — a civil engineering marvel.

After the tunnel, travelers arrive in Ticino, and then travel through charming, quaint villages on the way to Bellinzona. From there, they may opt to travel to Locarno or Lugano. There’s even the option of doing the complete trip in the reverse direction.

Seating is available in First Class and reservations are required for the entire journey. First Class guests receive a welcome package, including a meal voucher good in the restaurant and a multilingual travel guide and host during the summer season.

The Wilhelm Tell Express. It doesn’t just link central Switzerland to its Mediterranean-like south; it combines the best of scenic rail in Switzerland with heavenly water views.

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