Rail to Italy: the Glacier Express Experience

Embarking on a Scenic Odyssey

Cherish an awe-inspiring journey on the Glacier Express, the slowest express train, as it gracefully paves the way through the enchanting landscapes of the Swiss Alps, marking the commencement of an extraordinary Italian escapade. Traverse through 291 bridges, navigate 91 tunnels, and marvel at the technological marvels along the 300 km of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, promising an expedition of a lifetime.

Historical Elegance Meets Modern Comfort

Founded in 1889, the Glacier Express invites travellers to embark on a historical journey, blending vintage elegance with contemporary luxury. Experience the grandeur of travel as it was meant to be, traversing from the magnificent Matterhorn to the ethereal peaks of Valais, unveiling landscapes of unparalleled beauty, and narrating tales of time.

Journey through Nature's Masterpieces

Adorned in elegant red, the wagons of the Glacier Express silently navigate through a labyrinth of astonishing landscapes. Journey through powdered snow slopes, majestic castles, and pastoral valleys punctuated with charming chalets, and embrace the icy realms of alpine glaciers as every moment unfolds a new chapter of nature’s spectacular saga.

Luxurious Comforts and Culinary Delights

The Glacier Express lavishes its passengers with luxurious comforts and delightful culinary experiences. Enrich your journey with a palette of à la carte offerings, or indulge in a splendid three-course menu while absorbing the breathtaking panoramas unfolding outside your panoramic windows.

Exquisite Attractions: Unleashing Natural Beauty

Experience the legendary allure of St. Moritz, the birthplace of winter tourism.


Traverse the mystical realms of UNESCO World Heritage Albula with its famous Landwasser Viaduct.


Dive into the spectacular sights of Ruinaulta, hailed as the Swiss Grand Canyon.


Elevate your senses at Oberalp Pass, the pinnacle of your extraordinary journey.

An Aesthetic Symphony of Design and Comfort

Travel within the embrace of modern panoramic coaches, where innovation marries aesthetics. With panoramic side windows and glass skylights, witness the seamless fusion of luxury and breathtaking sceneries, ensuring that nature’s grandeur is always a glance away.

The Pinnacle of Luxury: Excellence Class

Indulge in the epitome of luxury in the Excellence Class. Experience an intimate journey with singular window seats and lavish services, including exquisite meals, aperitifs, and concierge service, culminating in an unrivalled rail cruise experience.

Embarking on an Italian Sojourn: Zermatt to Milan and Beyond

Zermatt: The Inception of Adventure –  Begin your journey in Zermatt, the quaint mountain village that embraces the majestic Matterhorn. Immerse yourself in an environment where nature’s magnificence perpetually unfolds, crafting memories etched against the backdrop of Switzerland’s most iconic peak.


St Moritz Sojourn: A Confluence of Elegance and Nature – After revelling in Zermatt’s natural wonders, journey to the luxury-laden valleys of St Moritz. Inhale the crisp alpine air and engage in serene explorations around this luminary of active tourism, letting the tranquil landscapes and refined elegance captivate your senses.

Accommodation Gems: Embrace Elegance and Views

In Zermatt, find solace at the Matterhorn Focus, a haven offering spectacular views and quintessential Swiss hospitality.

Matterhorn Focus Zermatt - Deluxe Room with view

Near St. Moritz, Romantik Hotel Muottas Muragl offers breathtaking vistas and an enchantment that resonates with the divine beauty of the Alps.

Romantik Hotel Muottas Muragl - Bellavista room with terrace

Bernina Express: A Symphony of Scenic Marvels

Board the Bernina Express, where nature performs an opulent symphony of sights and sensations. Wind through awe-inspiring landscapes, journeying from St Moritz to Tirano. Experience the embrace of Italy as you traverse spectacular scenes, with the train carving paths through magnificent valleys and beside pristine lakes.

Tirano to Milan: Traversing Italian Elegance

From Tirano’s embrace, transition onto the Trenord train. Let the journey become a captivating tale as you glide along the eastern shores of Lake Como, where natural beauty intertwines with Italian elegance. Witness serene waters kissing charming shores, creating a ballet of beauty that reflects Italy’s splendid aesthetics.

Lake Como’s Embrace: A Pause in Paradise

Consider a divine interlude in Varenna, a gem on Lake Como’s shores. Allow the lakeside elegance to infuse your journey with tranquillity and romance as you absorb this Italian masterpiece’s calming rhythms and exquisite panoramas.

Milan and Beyond: Unleashing Italian Wonders

Continuing to Milan, find yourself at the epicentre of Italy’s high-speed rail network, unlocking possibilities. From the stylish vibrance of Milan, spread your wings and soar swiftly towards the architectural elegance of Verona, the historical theatres of Rome, the Renaissance heart of Florence, and the enchanting waterways of Venice.


Every moment and transition is a curated experience, seamlessly connecting you to Italy’s most cherished destinations, creating a tapestry of adventures interwoven with luxury, beauty, and unforgettable impressions.