Steam, Switzerland and stunning scenery!


If steam, scenery and Switzerland is on your wish-list, why not treat yourself and join Railtrail on a wonderful 9-day tour which combines sensational scenery with steam, in the heart of Switzerland on our ‘Swiss Mountain Steam’ tour.

Wengen Mountains © Shutterstock
Schynige Platte © Shutterstock

From our base at the Sunstar Hotel, in the stunning alpine spa town of Wengen, experience once in a lifetime rail journeys, including the Furka Steam Railway – on the original route of the Glacier Express, the brilliant Brienz Rothornbahn, a rail journey up the spectacular Schynige Platte and steam across the turquoise waters of Lake Brienz on the Brünig Steam Railway.  

Furka Steam Railway © Shutterstock
Brienz Rothornbahn © Breinz Rothornbahn  

Also included is a glorious lake steamer cruise across Lake Thun, Bernese Oberland Pass and even a visit to the Schilthorn Summit (007 Mountain)!  
Plus, for 2023 we have included an outbound overnight in beautiful city of Basel for a more leisurely travel experience.

Lake Thun Spiez © iStock

Swiss Mountain Steam

Schilthorn Piz Gloria © Schilthorn

Monday 24 July 2023, Monday 21 August 2023 or Monday 18 September 2023
9 days from £2699

You may also like:

Switzerland’s Steam-Powered Six:  https://www.railtrail.co.uk/Tour/Switzerlands-Steam-powered-Six-2023

The Big Five Versus the Stoosbahn:   https://www.railtrail.co.uk/Tour/The-Big-Five-versus-the-Stoosbahn-2023

Full itineraries and details can be found on our website, along with many more fantastic holidays in the UK, Europe and Worldwide!

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