Golden Pass Railway, Montreux

4.4
To see the Swiss Alps without tiring your feet on challenging mountain hikes, take a leisurely trip on Golden Pass Railway, a sightseeing railway line linking Montreux to Lucerne. The panoramic journey, which involves three separate trains, takes visitors from the French-flavored western part of Switzerland to its German-speaking central section. Providing a look at the country's changing landscapes and diverse cultures, the line climbs steep slopes, conquers narrow mountain passes, and weaves its way through the lush scenery of verdant valleys and hillside vineyards. Check the website for accurate departure times, special deals, and service interruptions due to inclement weather. Put Golden Pass Railway on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Montreux route planner.
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  • The trip from Montreux to Zweisimmen was absolutely gorgeous. The ride in the first class compartment was very pleasant and a great experience. The view of Lake Geneva above Montreux is just stunning....  more »
  • we took this trip in two parts in december 18. first section was from Lucerne to interlaken. then the second part was from Interlaken to Montreux. excellent journey with good scenery and good...  more »
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  • There are 2 kind of golden pass. The classic and the ordinary one. I tried the classic one. The interior is amazing. You can enjoy the beautiful scenery of swiss mountain along the way. Take the 45min or max 1hr is enough. Youll get bored if too long
  • Huge arched windows with crystal clear glare-free views for taking great pictures of still landscape through a moving train! Saturated shades of green, embedded wooden houses, gently-inclined terrain, chiseled rock cliffs, and yes, turquoise-teal-cobalt colored lakes. Well appointed train bathrooms and more. Wish it never ended. We should stay in one of these villages next trip than in Interlaken or Lucerne. Go Central Switzerland.
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