Joe Brady Photography and Land, Sea & Sky present …

An Incredible Photo-Focused Holiday for Everyone

First Class Glacier Express, St. Moritz, Zermatt and the Matterhorn, Lucerne, Grindelwald with a Start and Finish in Zurich!


Delight in Switzerland’s dramatic alpine scenery on this spectacular First Class holiday to chic resorts, featuring

two iconic rail journeys through epic landscapes. $5895 per person, limited to 13 guests - a $750 per person deposit saves your place!

June 10-19, 2024

Astonishing mountains and serene alpine lakes provide the extraordinary setting for this incredible holiday as we travel in First Class all the way, including on the iconic Bernina Express and Glacier Express through the jaw-dropping natural beauty of the Swiss Alps.

Stay in the chic lakeside resort of St Moritz with its upmarket boutiques, and tranquil Zermatt nestled at the foot of the mighty Matterhorn.


Journey along the wonderful Gornergrat Mountain Railway to the magnificent views of the mighty Matterhorn, step off the train to enjoy a chilled glass of Prosecco on the railway platform at Alp Grüm.

Here’s What’s Included! 


What’s included: 

9 nights’ accommodation in conveniently located, independently owned 3 and 4-star hotels. 

9 buffet breakfasts at the hotels 

1st Class Swiss Rail Travel Pass (15 consecutive days) that will provide all rail travel in Switzerland, including the Glacier Express train. 

1 dinner at the hotel: In Grindelwald (drinks not included) 

3-course lunch on the Glacier Express (drinks not included) 

2 Group luggage transfers: Zermatt to Grindelwald and Grindelwald to Zürich. 

Discounted Mountain excursions: Many of the excursions such as Mt. Pilatus and Gornergrat will be a 50% discount. Jungfraujoch will be a 25% discount. Mt. Rigi excursion is free with rail pass. 

Most museums are also free or discounted with this rail pass. Local city buses and boat rides in Luzern are also free with the rail pass. 

Glacier Express seat reservation fees for 1st class.

Not included 

Airfare 

Lunches and dinners not specified 

Luggage transfers to St. Moritz and to Zermatt. You will need to take your suitcases on the trains with you to these 2 locations. 

Items of a personal nature (laundry, telephone calls, room service

Mountain excursions are not usually included: BUT since some group dinners that were originally planned are not happening, Joe and Diane are paying for three of the mountain excursions (a total of around $300 per person) as a thank you to the group and for your patience!


Travel Insurance 

We highly recommend that everyone add travel insurance to protect their investments in any trip. Diane and I personally use aardy.com which is an insurance conglomerator that looks for the best deals.

Our complete Itinerary!

Day 1 • June-10

Arrive in Zurich, take the train to St. Moritz (3.5 hours) Afternoon-evening to explore the town. We will all meet at our hotel (The Hotel Arte) in St. Moritz to start our trip.

Day 2 • Jun-11 

A full day in St. Moritz! We will walk the town and for those interested, take a mountain excursion to either Diavolezza or the funicular to Muottas Muragl. 

Day 3 • Jun-12

We take the amazing Glacier Express from Chur to Zermatt (6 hours). A three course luncheon on board is included!

Day 4 • Jun-13

Our highlight today will be the classic cogwheel train from Zermatt to the Gornergrat (10,285 feet) for the best views of the Matterhorn Mountain.

Day 5 • Jun-14

A free day in Zermatt, for those interested, we’ll take the Sunnegga Funicular for more mountain views

Day 6 • Jun-15

Today we take the train from Zermatt to Grindelwald (3 hours). We’ll explore the village this afternoon.


Day 7 • Jun-16 

A big mountain day! We take the Jungfrau railway to Kleine Scheidegg, to a cog wheel train up to and through a tunnel through the Eiger, until we arrive at Jungfraujoch - the highest railway station in Europe!

Day 8 • Jun-17

We ride the scenic Interlake-Luzern express train to Luzerne (2 hours). We can use the afternoon for an excursion to either Mt. Pilatus or Mt. Rigi high above Lake Luzerne.

Day 9 • Jun 18

Morning in Lucerne, we then have a flexible time to take the train to Zurich.

Day 10 • Jun 19

Onward departure or extend your trip.

Space is Limited for This First Class Trip!

This trip is limited to 13 spots, so make your reservation as soon as possible! Once the trip is full and we have to pay our Tour Operator, there are no refunds, so make sure to purchase trip insurance. If you have any questions at all, please send an email to [email protected] or give us a call at (914) 356-6670

Jun 10

Switzerland by Train June 2024

First Class Glacier Express, St. Moritz, Zermatt and the Matterhorn, Lucerne, Grindelwald with a Start and Finish in Zurich!

June 10-19, 2024

Delight in Switzerland’s dramatic alpine scenery on this spectacular First Class holiday to chic resorts, featuring iconic rail journeys through epic landscapes!

$0.00 - $795.00