"Glacier Express" Switzerland Favorite Tip by Rhondaj

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by Rhondaj

Fondest memory: One of my favorite excursions! I loved this train ride.

From St. Moritz to Zermatt, the ride lasts 7:30 hours, passing through 91 tunnels and crossing 291 bridges. Of course you don't have to take the whole route, you can just ride a portion of it.

The train began operating in 1930 and only averages 22 mph (36 km/h). You don't take this ride for business, but pleasure! There are other trains that mean business that run along this route too.

For more info. call Rail Europe at 1-800-361-7245, or visit their website.


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Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jul 31, 2005
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