Spa overlooking the mountains? Fondue in a cozy chalet? Tobogganing, BBQs, & more? Mount Rigi isn’t called “Queen of the Mountains” for nothing.
The Gotthard Panorama Express is a scenic boat and train ride from Lucerne to Bellinzona. Learn how to book this route and travel with Rail Europe.
Day 5 of #TalesOnRail! We head up to the top of Mt Pilatus and then have the most scenic ride ever on the GoldenPass Line.
#TalesOnRail Artists in Residence Day 4: Switzerland! We travel by train, bus, boat, cogwheel, and cable car — all with a Swiss Travel Pass.
Follow along every Monday for our new series: #TalesOnRail Artist-in-Residence Program, where we take 2 writers through France & Switzerland for a week of inspiration, trains, and SO MUCH cheese.
The best cities to visit in Switzerland can easily be reached with a Swiss Pass that covers trains, lake steamers and postal buses, while also providing access to over 470 museums
Today we traveled in scenic style on the GoldenPass line from Lucerne to our final stop in Montreux with incredible sights and food along the way. What an experience!
My first day in Switzerland was pretty amazing. Ascending to the top of Mount Pilatus was the highlight, along with a city tour of Lucerne and some delicious Swiss cuisine.
Check out our tips for packing to enhance your European train journeys. And once on board the train, sit back, relax, and enjoy the beautiful sceneries that pass you by.
Lucerne – the gateway to central Switzerland – sits on its eponymous lake surrounded by mountainous majesty. Making this city a perfect jumping off point to seeing the country’s major attractions.