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Admire Switzerland by train: The Wilhelm Tell Express

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An interesting way to admire the beautiful Swiss landscape is offered by the Swiss Federal Railways. This is the Wilhelm Tell Express, a train journey to retrace the tracks of Switzerland in a fascinating and rich history. The walk on the tracks through the impressive valley of the Reuss and Urana of Gotthard allows you to enjoy the varied landscape from Flüelen leads south to Locarno or Lugano.

Forgotten Rail Tracks

Forgotten Rail Tracks

Swiss Railway

Swiss Railway

The excursion starts from Lucerne plowing the waters of Lake Lucerne on board a boat to reach Flüelen in about two and a half hours and go up on the welcoming first-class panorama coach of the SBB. The tour includes explanations in several languages and the journey can also be performed on the contrary departing from and arriving in Locarno or Lugano Luzern. Hours, prices and all the details about the trip are available at SBB. Included in the tour is also a welcome pack.

Snow on the Track

Snow on the Track

River of Ice

River of Ice

The proposed trip is also available offering a premium, which includes a three-course menu on the boat, a welcome drink, a multimedia show to discover all the secrets of the Gotthard railway line and the accommodation train in Salon Liberté by rolling stock seats.

Cold Mountains

Cold Mountains

Switzerland Road

Switzerland Road

Travel photos: Tim Jones, Rizwan Wangde, Danijel Stanojevic, Philippe Sainte-Laudy.

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