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The Golden Pass

Listed under Train Journeys in Zürich, Switzerland.

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As is the case with all the best Swiss train rides, this Lake Geneva to Zurich connection runs panoramic trains, which have huge, arching windows. The train takes eight hours to weave through Switzerland’s fairytale interior, and although some track changes mean that slightly less exciting trains are on offer for part of the journey (changes are necessary), the lush meadows, mountains capped in crisp snow and idyllic lakes make the hassle worth it.

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Should I stop at Interlaken for a night before continuing the Golden Pass ride to Lucern?

My starting journey from Geneva. I read there are three leg of the Golden Pass journey but couldn't find further details on how to travel around it. Will there be time to look around before i abroad the next train if I don't want to stay at Interlaken but Lucern. Thank you very much.

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There aren't just different legs to the journey, you also have to change trains and train companies. Here's the link to the official site where you can compare schedules and plan your connection times to allow for as much sightseeing as you need: www.goldenpass.ch

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