Voralpen Express and Centovalli Railway

Voralpen Express and Centovalli Railway

Across 444 bridges, a train experience to fall in love with, this is what you can expect on this incomparable trip from St. Gallen to Montreux via Locarno.

Your journey begins in St. Gallen with the highest railway bridge in Switzerland at 99 m - the Sitter Viaduct. Following at short intervals are the Glatttal and Weissenbach Viaducts as well as many glimmering lakes, such as Lakes Zurich, Zug and Lucerne. The next highlight is the Gotthard mountain route to Locarno with its numerous bridges and loop tunnels. The route then follows the wild and rugged Centovalli. After a short break in Domodossola, Italy and the journey through the 19,803 metres long Simplon Tunnel, you will see the vineyards of Lavaux on Lake Geneva.

On the Voralpen Express and Centovalli Railway you benefit from a free upgrade to 1st class on the Voralpen Express route from St. Gallen to Lucerne.

Offer valid: up to 31 December 2017

Travel Route: St. Gallen-Luzern-Locarno-Montreux.

1st Day:
Journey from your place of residence to St. Gallen. Travel with the Voralpen Express to Lucerne. You enjoy a varied journey and a view of the countryside with viaducts, lakes andmoorland through the window. Benefit from a free upgrade to 1st class in the Voralpen-Express. Overnight stay with breakfast.

2nd Day:
Via the Gotthard mountain route and across no less than 220 bridges, you travel in 1st class to Locarno. Overnight stay with breakfast in Locarno.

3rd Day:
You travel on the Centovalli Railway to Domodossola across 83 bridges and on to the almost 20 km long Simplon Tunnel to Montreux via Brig. Overnight stay with breakfast.

4th Day:
Return journey from Montreux to your place of residence or extended stay.


Our most important partner hotels for this trip.

  • 3***: Hotel de la Paix and Hotel Ambassador.
  • 4****: Ameron Hotel Flora and Hotel Continental-Park.
  • 3***: Hotel dell’Angelo and Hotel Garni du Lac.
  • 4****: Ramada Hotel Arcadia and Ramada Hotel La Palma au Lac.
  • 3***: Hotel Helvetie and Hotel Bon-Port.
  • 4****: Hotel Villa Toscane and Best Western Eurotel Riviera.
Voralpen Express and Centovalli Railway Included in the offer
  • Train journey in 2nd class (using the Half-Fare travelcard) from the place of residence to St. Gallen and from Montreux back to the place of residence.
  • 1 overnight stay with breakfast in the 3-star hotel in Lucerne, Locarno/Ascona and Montreux.
  • Train journey in the Voralpen Express in 1st class from St. Gallen to Lucerne.
  • Train journey 1st class from Lucerne to Locarno.
  • Train journey, Centovalli Railway, Locarno-Domodossola, 2nd class.
  • Train journey, from Domodossola to Montreux, 2nd class.
Voralpen Express and Centovalli Railway Prices.

Per person in CHF.
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