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Gotthard Panorama Express

Gotthard Panorama Express



An enchanting journey by rail and boat through the heart of Switzerland.

Travelling from Lugano or Locarno in the south, settle into your panoramic carriage, offering spectacular views of the mountainous region of Ticino for a 2.5hr journey north. At the lakeside town of Fluelen transfer onto an elegant, traditional steamboat as you take a gentle 3hr cruise across the emerald waters of Lake Lucerne, one of Switzerland’s most beautiful lakes, before arriving into Lucerne itself.

Life on Board

The all First Class carriages of the Gotthard Panorama Express offer comfortable seating, large domed windows and light refreshments. Make the most of the stunning alpine scenery from the observation carriage, where specially designed opening windows are perfect for taking photos. Once you arrive into Fluelen, effortlessly change onto the traditional steamboat for a gentle voyage across Lake Lucerne. Wander around the open-air deck and tuck into a delicious warm meal from the boat’s restaurant with á la carte menu.

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