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Glacier Express

Listed under Train Journeys in St Moritz, Switzerland.

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Running between Zermatt and St. Moritz, this route was opened in the 1920s in response to the boom in Alpine tourism amongst the upper classes in Europe - an updated version of the Grand Tour.

The trip takes seven and a half hours, with windows arching up and into the ceiling, leaving just a slim panel in the centre for lighting and creating panoramic views of pristine meadows, mountain streams, valleys and forests.

The train itself is modern and swiss - not luxurious, but on time.

Written by  larapiegeler.

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