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5 Amazing Places to Visit in Switzerland by Train

Jan 27, 2019
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Switzerland has earned widespread fame and repute as being one of the best travel destinations in the world, which routinely attracts millions of tourists to the country especially those who want to experience the beautiful mountains and diverse cultures. If you have been browsing Switzerland holiday packages on websites online, you must be aware that the country is served by a widespread rail network, which includes the highest railway in Europe against the backdrop of snowcapped peaks! Naturally, a vast majority of Switzerland tour packages online, include travel within the country using the railway network which is efficient and cheap as compared to taking flights. If you are packing your bags for a Swiss holiday this season, then it is essential that you read our guide that lists out 5 amazing places in the country to go by train (You can get a Switzerland train pass for tourists which also includes free access to hundreds of Museums around the country!)

If you have been browsing Switzerland holiday packages on websites online, you must be aware that the country is served by a widespread rail network, which includes the highest railway in Europe against the backdrop of snowcapped peaks!

Naturally, a vast majority of Switzerland tour packages online, include travel within the country using the railway network which is efficient and cheap as compared to taking flights. If you are packing your bags for a Swiss holiday this season, then it is essential that you read our guide that lists out 5 amazing places in the country to go by train (You can get a Switzerland train pass for tourists which also includes free access to hundreds of museums around the country!)

Interlaken

Interlaken is one of the most beautiful towns in Switzerland, which itself is a statement due to the stiff competition.

The resort town has an easygoing vibe and is accessible by rail from anywhere in the country. The town lies between two beautiful lakes and lies in the Canton of Bern. Interlaken is one city that you should not miss at any cost on your Switzerland tour.

Lucerne

Lucerne is another major city in the country, located in central Switzerland. With numerous mountain peaks, lakes and rivers nearby, Lucerne is also a top tourist destination, which can easily be accessed by rail (don't forget to capitalize on your benefits of Swiss Travel Pass to make the most on Swiss Rail Network).

The city also hosts the ‘Fasnacht' festival in December, which involves days of decadent celebration by locals in colorful attire and is a wonderful opportunity for food lovers to get their hands on some authentic Swiss delicacies.

Zermatt

Zermatt is famous for its ski resorts and lies close to the Swiss-Italian border.

Cable cars, ski sloped, the quaint little town has it all. The majority of the local population speaks German, being one of the three official languages of Switzerland. The city is accessible by rail and is one of the stops of the famous Glacier Express panoramic train.

Basel

Basel being the 3rd most populous city of Switzerland is also a major railway hub, from where you can even take international trains to Paris and other destinations. Basel has a lot to offer for tourists with its multicultural makeup of the city.

Lugano

Lugano is situated close to the Italian border and the majority of the population speaks Italian. The Lugano railway station is situated centrally in the city and can be easily accessed by tourist rail passes. The Swiss city is unique for its pervading Italian influence on its food, music and wine!

We have told you briefly about the top 5 Swiss destinations to go for by train.

We hope this article has been informative for you. Don't hesitate to contact us at SWISStours for information and for some terrific discounts on bookings! Bon Voyage!


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