THE CHOCOLATE TRAIN – DISCOVERING THE SWISS CULINARY, CHOCOLATE & CHEESE !

Discover the secrets of Switzerland´s most famous culinary traditions on board the Chocolate train ! Gruyère and chocolate : the pinnacle of Swiss culinary expertise The Chocolate Train is a first class trip that takes one to the Maison du Gruyère where the mysteries of the production of this famous Swiss Continue Reading

GLACIER EXPRESS : THE SLOWEST EXPRESS TRAIN IN THE WORLD !

The Glacier Express (GEX) is an express train connecting railway stations of the two major mountain resorts of Zermatt and St. Moritz via Andermatt in the central Swiss Alps. The train’s name honours the Rhone Glacier – which is near Gletsch on the Furka Pass What is the Glacier Express ? Where Continue Reading

MOUNT PILATUS : THE WORLDS STEEPEST COGWHEEL RAILWAY

Pilatus, also often referred to as Mount Pilatus, is a mountain massif overlooking Lucerne in Central Switzerland. It is composed of several peaks, of which the highest – 2128 m (6982 ft) is named  Tomlishorn PILATUS Highest point Peak Tomlishorn Elevation 2132 m (6995 ft) Prominence 585 m (1919 ft)  Isolation 16.7 km (10.4 mi) Parent peak Brienzer Continue Reading

RIGI RAILWAYS : HIGHEST STANDARD GUAGE RAILWAY IN EUROPE

Rigi Railways (German: Rigi Bahnen) is a group of railways on the mountain Rigi, located between two of the arms of Lake Lucerne, in Switzerland Rigi Railways (German: Rigi Bahnen) is a group of railways on the mountain Rigi, located between two of the arms of Lake Lucerne, in Switzerland They include two standard gauge rack railways, the Vitznau–Rigi Bahn Continue Reading

THE MONTREUX OBERLAND BERNOIS (MOB) RAILWAY

The Montreux Oberland Bernois Railway (French: Chemin de fer Montreux Oberland bernois, German: Montreux Berner Oberland Bahn, abbreviated MOB) is a railway operating in southwest Switzerland is one of the oldest electric railways in the country ; its main line is 62.4 km (38.8 mi) in length built to 1000 mm (3 ft 3 3⁄8 in) gauge – connects Montreux, Gstaad and Zweisimmen where passengers can transfer Continue Reading

THE GOTTHARD RAILWAY : THE NORTH SOUTH EUROPEAN LINK

The Gotthard railway (German: Gotthardbahn ; Italian: Ferrovia del Gottardo) is the Swiss trans-alpine railway line from northern Switzerland to the canton of Ticino. The line forms a major part of an important international railway link between northern and southern Europe, especially on the Rotterdam-Basel-Genoa corridor OBSERVING THE WASSEN CHURCH FROM 3 DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES – THREE TIMES WITHIN MINUTES FROM Continue Reading

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