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Discover Switzerland by Rail

Basel, St. Moritz & Zermatt

Best time to travel
April – October
Ideal length
7 nights
Perfect for
Couples
From (incl flights)
€3,599 pp

At a glance

  • International flights from Dublin to Basel, return from Geneva.
  • All private transfers.
  • 7 nights’ luxury accommodation in Basel, St. Moritz & Zermatt.
  • Excellence class carriage as you journey by train from St. Moritz to Zermatt.
  • Luxury experiences aboard the Glacier Express including regional five-course menu with accompanying wines.
  • Exclusive Matterhorn Railway journey that combines the idyllic great outdoors and spectacular Valais specialities.
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Introduction

Explore the beauty of Switzerland during a scenic, luxury rail journey that will take you through the country’s most beautiful landscapes. This suggested itinerary sees you travel in style aboard Switzerland’s finest railways and carriages with stops in Basel, St. Mortiz and Zermatt. Experience the perfect mix of wilderness and gastronomic perfection as you start in Basel where you will have the opportunity to indulge in local cuisines before continuing to the beautiful resort of St.Moritz. Discover upper Engadine and board the Glacier Express on which you will travel in Excellence Class to Zermatt. This spectacular tour includes a ride on the Exclusive Matterhorn Railway where you may enjoy splendid alpine views and Valais culinary specialities. This Swiss tour is perfect for couples and offers fine dining with unforgettable memories travelling through romantic mountainous environs.

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Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin to Basel.

A private driver will await to transfer you to your luxury hotel where you will stay for one night.

Discover Basel & its hidden culinary gems.

Get to know the city from a local’s perspective on a self-guided gastronomic tour. Enjoy delicious snacks found off the beaten track and recommended by locals.

Basel
Transfer by scenic train ride from Basel to St. Moritz.

Enjoy beautiful views of the Swiss mountainous landscape and pass through rural alpine villages. For two nights, you will stay in luxury accommodation in St. Moritz.

Aerial view of St Moritz
Discover Upper Engadine with your Swiss Rail Card.

Located between Maloja and St. Moritz, the Upper Engadine lake plateau presents itself as a beautiful mini escape. Make sure to explore these romantic mountain lakes hidden within the forests.

Upper Engadine Lake
All aboard the Glacier Express!

Sit back, relax and ride in the Excellence Class carriage as you journey from St. Moritz to Zermatt. During this luxury train experience, you are welcome to a regional five-course menu with accompanying wines.

Glacier Express - Excellence Class
Arrive in Zermatt.

Welcome to the mountain resort of Zermatt, renowned for skiing, climbing and hiking. Enjoy a three-night luxury stay in this picturesque Swiss ville.

Zermatt
Combine an experience in the great outdoors with culinary delights.

Relish the idyllic winter hiking trails, the highest sledging run in Switzerland and a gourmet menu featuring Valais specialities during a luxury day trip along the Matterhorn Railway. Included in your Gornergrat Gourmet Ticket is apéro riche at the Kulmhotel Gornergrat, a sumptuous three-course gourmet menu at the Hotel Riffelhaus with dessert and coffee at the ‘Alphitta’ mountain restaurant on the Riffelalp.

Matterhorn Railway
Return to Geneva for your flight home to Dublin.

Depart Zermatt by train to Geneva.

Geneva at night
Depart from Geneva International Airport to Dublin.

Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Accommodation

Where to rest your head

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Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois

Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois

Situated in the centre of Basel’s Old Town, on the banks of the Rhine, Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois is one of Europe’s oldest city hotels.

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Grand Hotel des Bains

Grand Hotel des Bains Kempinksi

St. Moritz is one of the world’s most famous Swiss holiday resorts and it is here that you will find the Grand Hotel des Bains Kempinski.

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Grand Hotel Zermatterhof

The Grand Hotel Zermatterhof is a traditional luxury establishment founded in 1879. Situated in the Swiss resort town of Zermatt, the hotel is the perfect base for passing visitors.

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