The Glacier Express, Zermatt & Klosters

Our twin centre tour includes two nights at our beautiful “Collection” hotel in the prestigious resort of Zermatt, a trip on the Glacier Express and three nights in chic Klosters.

Grant says...
“A really unique feature of the Hotel Alex is the jacuzzi bath in every room and don’t forget to check out the hand-carved woodwork throughout!”

Kate says...
“When in Davos why not treat yourself to some luxury Swiss chocolates, the shops there are great!”
Day 1 Arrival
This afternoon, we arrive to a very warm welcome from the staff at Hotel Alex in Zermatt, with time to settle in before dinner and admire the stunning mountain views.

Day 2 Zermatt Driver’s Day Off
Today, we spend time at leisure in our spectacular resort. The day is free to explore the pedestrianised town, with its chic shops, leading to the Matterhorn museum. This museum provides a wonderful insight into the history of both the mountain and the village itself and is an excellent introduction to the area. After a short visit, why not experience the Matterhorn first-hand by boarding the train to the summit of the Gornergrat at over 3,000m above sea level?

Day 3 Glacier Express Zermatt – Chur 247km/153 miles
After breakfast this morning, we say farewell to our hotel and walk the short distance to Zermatt Train Station and take the Glacier Express for our 5½ hour journey on the slowest express train in the world! We will travel through snow-capped mountains, enjoy stunning views of glaciers, sparkling streams and waterfalls as we make our way towards Chur, where our coach (and luggage!) will meet us this afternoon to transfer us to the Silvretta Park Hotel, our home for the next 3 nights.

Day 4 Davos & Klosters Driver’s Day Off
If a further driver’s day off is required, we can explore the local areas of Davos and famous Klosters, known as a playground for princes, using the local cable cars and trains, which are free for us to use courtesy of our inclusive Davos/Klosters Card, allowing convenient and easy access to the surrounding mountains.

Day 5 Chur 209km/130 mile round trip
This morning, we board our coach for the journey to the oldest city in Switzerland, Chur. The centre of the Old Town is traffic-free and is perfect for exploring the many cafés and shops nestling within this 5,000 year old settlement. Our route then takes us to the chic alpine resort of St Moritz famous for its excellent sunshine record and high-class boutiques. We enjoy free time here for lunch and to explore the lakeside, before re-boarding our coach for the return trip to Klosters via the magnificent Fluela Pass.

Day 6 Departure
After breakfast this morning, we will leave Klosters behind and return homewards.
Legend

Hotel Alex

Zermatt
AAAA
This beautiful 4 star hotel is located in the very centre of the chic pedestrianised resort of Zermatt within easy reach of the railway station. All 84 warmly decorated bedrooms are spacious and equipped with TV and hairdryer. The lovely, welcoming reception area is beautifully decorated, as is the amazing, spacious hand-carved wooden bar, which features a variety of different seating areas and cosy alcoves with several open fire places. Adjacent to the bar area is an additional lounge with TV and billiards table. The spacious wood panelled restaurant serves an excellent selection of locally sourced produce in a similarly beautiful setting. The hotel also offers a large indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, spa bath, indoor tennis and squash courts. Coach parking is off site in Tasch. If luggage transfer to Zermatt is arranged via Taxi Fredy, coach parking is free of charge

Silvretta Park Hotel

Klosters, Graubunden
AAAA Double for Single Occupancy Town Centre Location
Located in the heart of Klosters, the 4 star Silvretta Park has a traditional wooden exterior and a spacious reception area. All 94 bedrooms are well furnished and include TV and hairdryer. There is a cosy piano bar, lounge and three restaurants serving a varied selection of cuisine to suit all tastes. There are also leisure facilities comprising an indoor swimming pool, sauna and wellness suite available to guests with a small charge levied for the use of the hotel’s bowling alley. Coach parking is off-site, approx. 30 metres away and is free of charge with a voucher provided by the hotel.

Hotel Alex

Zermatt
&

Silvretta Park Hotel

Klosters, Graubunden
5 Nights Half Board
June – September 2018
(Selected Dates)
Twin from £649pp to £669pp
Single Supplement from £60

Inclusions
• Return short sea crossing
2 Nights Half Board at Hotel Alex
• Return transfer (incl. luggage) via Taxi Fredy between Täsch & Zermatt
• Porterage
• Welcome glass of local wine on arrival
• 3 course menu, choice of main
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Single journey on The Glacier Express: Zermatt – Chur
3 Nights Half Board at Silvretta Park Hotel
• Porterage
• Welcome glass of fruit juice on arrival
• 4 course buffet menu, choice of menu
• Speciality themed buffets each night
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Davos/Klosters card allowing free use of cable cars/trains in resort
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Prices starting from...

£649 for 6 days

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Features of this tour


  • Single journey on The Glacier Express: Zermatt – Chur

  • Davos/Klosters card allowing free use of cable cars/trains in resort