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Address: Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 (0)27 927 77 77
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Activities: Group tours/train
Description: This train cuts through the Swiss Alps, providing passengers with some of...
This train cuts through the Swiss Alps, providing passengers with some of the most beautiful scenery imaginable.
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Fantastic views and excellent service

We travelled from Zermatt to St Moritz late April so were a bit concerned about the snow backdrop but we found plenty. The other concern was some of the reviews on tripadvisor... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Lymm, United Kingdom
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Salvador, BA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

It was the most beautiful trip I´ve ever taken. It takes 8 hours from St.Moritz to Zermatt but it worthwhile each minute. I suggest that you travel in the first class because of the enormous windows from where you have the best views. The landscapes are awesome.

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Lymm, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
14 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

We travelled from Zermatt to St Moritz late April so were a bit concerned about the snow backdrop but we found plenty. The other concern was some of the reviews on tripadvisor, althought mostly excellent there are s few notes which cause concern. Thankfully it appears the poor reviews are restricted to individuals who must be expecting something along the... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Good view around the train but that day it's third day for my trip. So I saw the best view on Gornergrat Bahn before.

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Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This was an amazing trip on this iconic train. There was a group on the train with a huge picnic and they took over the carriage so we felt a little in the way, but the scenery was so stunning that all was well

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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179 reviews 179 reviews
38 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This experience ticks all the boxes, for the railway nuts, those who like to do nothing, those who like to eat and do nothing and those who like to be inspired by the overwhelmingness of nature, if this doesn't move you nothing will. The next day we travelled on the Bernina Express...wow...there is a God.

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Independence, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We took theGlacier Express train from Zermatt, Switzerland to St. Moritz. It was breathtaking. The experience was wonderful. The food was good, a little expensive, but made for a nice trip. The trip is all about the view. I am so glad we did it.

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Ballygally, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Went to Switzerland with three members of my family including my 91year old father purely to travel on the various trains, after watching Michael Portillo's journeys throughout Europe. Boarded the Glacier Express (Train 908) at Visp 11:14hrs - trains run like clockwork. Very comfortable carriages with huge panoramic windows which on a good day makes everything very bright so sunglasses... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Travelled from Davos to Zermatt in August 2003. Wonderful experience. Travelled in the panorama car first class with a meal in the dining car . Very warm and sunny day. Lovely scenery. The experience is still fresh in my memory. Highly recommended.

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England
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38 reviews 38 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We have previously taken the Glacier Express in summertime (Sept 2011) which was wonderful and had been a highlight of the holiday. We were now returning in winter (Jan 2015) and wanted to do the journey again. We were so glad we did! We travelled from Zermatt to St Moritz in first class. The journey is not short. It takes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We have done this trip before in July 2013. We had important issues with the catering at two of the three hotels. We then responded to the customer surveys sent to us from Great Railway Journeys, correspondence passed both ways. We now noticed that our customer survey imput has been altered net of negative comments. Please note this when deciding... More 

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