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Voralpen-Express.

Voralpen-Express.

A unique trip between Eastern and Central Switzerland – with the Voralpen-Express.

The Voralpen-Express takes you from the UNESCO World Heritage town of St. Gallen across the highest railway viaduct in Switzerland, at 99 metres in height, through the hilly Appenzell region to Rapperswil. Let your gaze sweep across the castle and Lake Zurich here, before the journey continues across the mystical high moorland countryside at Rothenthurm on the way to Lucerne. You will experience the most attractive route between Eastern and Central Switzerland in the panorama coach of the Südostbahn.

You benefit from:

  • A free upgrade to 1st class on the Voralpen Express route.

Offer valid: up to 31 December 2016.

  • Rail & boat

Programm

Travel route: St. Gallen to Lucerne (or the reverse).

1st day: Individual rail journey from your place of residence to St. Gallen. Journey with the Voralpen-Express from St. Gallen through the Appenzell region, past Lake Zurich and the castle at Rapperswil, across the high moorland countryside at Rothenthurm to Lucerne. Enjoy a free upgrade in 1st class in the Voralpen-Express. Overnight stay with breakfast.

2nd day: Individual rail journey from Lucerne to your place of residence or extended stay.

Hotels

Our most important partner hotels for this trip.

Lucerne.

  • 3***: Hotel Ambassador and Hotel de la Paix.
  • 4****: Cascada Swiss Quality Hotel and Hotel Continental-Park.

St. Gallen.

  • 3***: Sorell Hotel City Weissenstein.
  • 4****: Einstein Hotel.

Offer/prices

Included in the offer.

  • Rail journey in 2nd class (based on the Half-Fare travelcard) from your place of residence to St. Gallen and from Lucerne back to your place of residence.
  • 1 overnight stay with breakfast in Lucerne.
  • Rail journey in the Voralpen-Express in 1st class (free upgrade) from St. Gallen to Lucerne.
  • Seat reservation in the Voralpen-Express from St. Gallen to Lucerne.

Prices.

Per person in CHF.

 1.5.–31.10.20161.11–31.12.2016
Double room***220.00180.00
Single room***255.00220.00
Double room***255.00210.00
Single room***310.00260.00
   

Supplements/reductions.

Per person in CHF.

 

Without the Half-Fare travelcard

With the Half-Fare travelcard

With the GA

2nd class

With the GA

1st class*

2nd class

75.00

–79.00

–79.00

1st class

189.00

57.00

–22.00

–79.00

Panorama route, 1st class

Inclusive

Inclusive

Inclusive

Inclusive

     

*Children up to 16 years with the Junior travelcard

Other supplements.

  • Optional cancellation insurance: CHF 29 per person.

Additional information.

  • You may also book the journey in the reverse direction.
  • You can also book this journey with an overnight stay in St. Gallen (prices upon request).
  • If you would like to make this trip at short notice (fewer than 3 working days before departure) please book by telephone via the number, 0848 777 077 (local charges).

The price examples are calculated for journeys via the advertised routing. The offer comprises both the outward and return train journey within Switzerland (in 2nd class, with Half-Fare travelcard). Prices include VAT. Prices and product specifications subject to modifications.
Prices effective: 1 December 2015.

Offer valid: up to 31 December 2016.

Booking

You can book this panorama trip:

  • online.
  • At the STC Service Centre on 0848 777 077 (free, local charges may apply).
  • for groups with 10 persons to special conditions at the STC groupes & events team +41 43 210 55 30 (free, local charges may apply) or per e-mail at groups@stc.ch. Please note that the above mentioned time limited benefits are not valid for groups.

Contact  

Offer information
STC Service Centre
0848 777 077 (local charges)

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