Holidays to Switzerland Travel Podcast episode 89 - Discovering rails, trails and hidden gems of the Swiss Alps
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Episode 89: Discovering rails, trails and hidden gems of the Swiss Alps

January 10, 2024 Last Updated on January 10, 2024

Would you like to travel around Switzerland by public transport but you don’t want to go it alone?  A small group rail tour may be just what you’re looking for.

In this episode, I’m chatting with Andrea Caspani from Echo Rails and Trails, to learn all about their 12 day Swiss Alps Grand Rail Tour.  The tour visits the most popular destinations in Switzerland and includes rides on the famous panoramic trains and the most iconic mountain excursions.

But it also offers guests the chance to explore some of Switzerland’s lesser-known delights, all whilst travelling by public transport, making this a truly unique tour.

Add in the benefits of having a knowledge, local guide, two night stays in each destination and most of your meals included, and you’ve got a tour that you will never forget.

Listen below to hear more about this wonderful experience from Andrea.

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Show Notes

In this episode we discuss:

  • An overview of the 12-day Swiss Alps Grand Rail Tour
  • The benefits of joining this small group rail tour
  • Key highlights and inclusions of the Swiss Alps Grand Rail Tour
  • Tour operation dates
  • An exclusive discount offer for the Holidays to Switzerland audience

Our Guest

Andrea Caspani

Andrea Caspani is the founder and general manager of Echo Rails and Trails.

With a long career in the tourism industry, Andrea is passionate about offering his clients a top quality, customer-centric experience and encouraging sustainable travel.

Small group rail tours mentioned in this episode

>> 12-day Swiss Alps Grand Rail Toursee the full itinerary and inclusions here

>> 8-day Grand Train Tour of Switzerlandsee the full itinerary and inclusions here

>> 5-day Semi-guided Switzerland Train Tour see the full itinerary and inclusions here

>> 3-day Switzerland Private Train Toursee the full itinerary and inclusions here

>> **NEW** 9-day Switzerland Christmas Markets Grand Rail Toursee the full itinerary and inclusions here

🇨🇭 EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT OFFER 🇨🇭
Holidays to Switzerland readers can benefit from a 5% discount when they book any of Echo Rails and Trails’ Switzerland train tours. Simply quote the code HTSWISS in the Promo Code box when making your booking online to qualify for the discount. 

A ride on the Furka steam train is one of many highlights on the 12-day Swiss Alps Grand Train Tour.

Useful resources

Learn more about the benefits of joining a small group rail tour in Switzerland in this article.

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