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Episode 66: Explore Switzerland with a Swiss Rail Package

February 22, 2023 Last Updated on June 5, 2024

In this episode of the podcast, I’m chatting with Fabian Bryner from Switzerland Travel Centre, who offer a huge range of Swiss rail packages.  With more than 20 different suggested itineraries to choose from – all of which can be customised to suit your interests and time frame – they make booking a rail holiday in Switzerland simple.

Whether you want to do your very own Grand Train Tour of Switzerland or have just a few days to spend seeing the country on a scenic rail journey, there’s a package for you.

If you’re struggling to finalise an itinerary for your Swiss vacation, or you’re overwhelmed by the huge task of selecting and booking accommodation for every night of your stay, and choosing the right rail pass, then you’ll want to listen to this episode.

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Show Notes

In this episode you’ll learn about:

  • Switzerland Travel Centre – who they are and what they do
  • What the Grand Train Tour of Switzerland is
  • The Grand Train Tour of Switzerland rail packages
  • Other scenic rail packages for Switzerland
  • The inclusions of a Switzerland Travel Centre rail package
  • How to book your rail package with Switzerland Travel Centre
  • An exclusive discount offer available to Holidays to Switzerland’s audience

Our Guest

Fabian Bryner, Head of Markets, Switzerland Travel Centre
Fabian Bryner

Fabian Bryner is Head of Markets and Business Development for Switzerland Travel Centre.

He is responsible for all incoming business from both independent customers and tour operators. He looks after Switzerland Travel Centre’s offices in Stuttgart, London and Hong Kong.

Information about Switzerland Travel Centre’s Rail Packages

The Grand Train Tour of Switzerland

There are numerous Grand Train Tour of Switzerland itineraries available to choose from including:

>> The Original – 8 days / 7 nights – click here for details

>> The Classic – 7 days / 6 nights – click here for details

>> Winter Magic – 7 days / 6 nights – click here for details

>> Winter Edition – 9 days / 8 nights – click here for details

>> See all the Grand Train Tour of Switzerland rail packages here.


Grand Train Tour of Switzerland route map
The Original Grand Train Tour of Switzerland is an 8 day / 7 night itinerary linking the most popular destinations in the country.

Scenic Rail Journeys

A variety of scenic rail packages are also available including:

>> Glacier Express Classic – 3 days / 2 nights – click here for details

>> Bernina Express Classic – 3 days / 2 nights – click here for details

>> Scenic Rail Adventure – 5 days / 4 nights – click here for details

>> Panoramic Round Trip – 8 days / 7 nights – click here for details

>> See all the Scenic Rail Journeys packages here.


Bernina Express train travelling through mountainous Switzerland
The Bernina Express is one of the famous premium panoramic train rides that can be included in a Swiss rail package from Switzerland Travel Centre.

Switzerland Travel Centre rail package inclusions

All of the Grand Train Tour and Scenic Rail packages offered by Switzerland Travel Centre include:

  • All train travel within Switzerland for the chosen itinerary in your choice of 1st or 2nd class
  • Seat reservations on premium panoramic trains
  • Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast

Optional add-ons include:

  • Additional nights
  • Excursions and activities
  • Luggage transfer on some itineraries

Book your Swiss rail package here.


Exclusive Discount Offer

Holidays to Switzerland followers can benefit from a 5% discount on all Grand Train Tour of Switzerland and Scenic Rail packages from Switzerland Travel Centre. Simply enter the code HTSWISS in the promo code box when making your booking on the Switzerland Travel Centre website.

Full details of the discount offer can be found > here.


Useful Resources

You can read more about the Grand Train Tour of Switzerland here.

To watch a step-by-step video showing how to book your Switzerland Travel Centre rail package, click here.

Read the full transcript of this episode > here.


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