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Alpine Scenery & the Glacier Express

8 Days / 7 Nights - by First Class Coach

Enjoy a great holiday combining spectacular alpine scenery, an inclusive package and some great train rides.  During the trip we board the Glacier Express to travel through the breathtaking scenery of the beautiful Alps and rich landscape to the Swiss Mountains.  We also visit stunning Lake Constance and enjoy 5 nights free bar at a hotel in Austria.

Price Includes:

  • Coach travel by ‘First Class’ Harry Shaw coach
  • Channel crossings either by ferry or Eurotunnel
  • 2 nights bed and Continental breakfast accommodation in France / Germany – 1 night on outward and 1 night on return journey at family run / ‘city style’ hotel
  • 5 nights dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at a carefully chosen hotel in the Arlberg area of Austria
  • 5 nights free bar with included beer, wine, soft drinks and tea / coffee between 6pm and 10pm. (If any time is missed no compensation will be payable)
  • Excursions as detailed, (subject to change), and admission charges not included other than stated
  • Single train journey on the Glacier Express

Not Included:

  • Personal expenditure, gratuities etc
  • Meals and drinks en route
  • Any charges made by hotels for use of facilities
  • Any applicable admission charges other than those stated
  • Travel insurance
  • Single room supplement
  • Any optional excursions

Please Note: Train journeys are subject to availability.  The routes shown may differ.  If train journeys are not available for any reason the appropriate fares will be refunded.  There will be no additional compensation.

Your Itinerary:

Day 1 – depart from your local area and travel by ‘First Class’ coach for the crossing to the Continent.  After clearing Customs formalities we continue to our overnight stopover in France / Germany.

Day 2 – after breakfast we continue our journey to Austria, arriving at our hotel during the evening.  Accommodation has been reserved for 5 nights on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis in rooms all with private facilities at 3* Gasthof Spullersee in Wald am Arlberg.  This comfortable hotel has a restaurant, bar and beer garden.  All rooms are well appointed.

During your stay the hotel have arranged 5 nights free bar between 6pm and 10pm.  The free bar includes beer, wine, soft drinks and tea / coffee.

Days 3 – 6 – we have included these great excursions:

  • A single train journey is included between Andermatt and Thusis on the Glacier Express – perhaps the most famous railway in Switzerland. We travel through some fantastic terrain as we wind our way through dramatic scenery of the Swiss Alps.  See spectacular mountain landscapes rising majestically above, marvel at the gorges cut into rock and admire the gushing mountain streams with picturesque pastures and woodlands in the valleys nesting below.
  • Lake Constance – from the highest peaks to the long, placid lake between the mountains Lake Constance is the 3rd biggest lake in Europe. It stretches across 3 countries and feels like an international place as the same body of water laps German, Swiss and Austrian shores.

As well you can join this great optional excursion:

  • Train journey on the Arosa train taking you through amazing scenery from Chur to Arosa and return. Price: £49.95 per person

Day 7 – after breakfast it is time to bid a fond farewell.  We make our way to our hotel in France / Germany where our final overnight stopover has been included on a bed and Continental breakfast basis.

Day 8 – continue our journey home arriving back later on.

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