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William Tell Express - CLOSED

Werftestrasse 5 | Postfach 4265, Lucerne CH-6002, Switzerland
+41 51 225 78 00
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Gotthard Panorama

If this is the same trip I can highly recommend it. We travelled from Lucerne to Fluelen by boat... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Western Australia
New train name is Gotthard Panorama Express with worst experience in Swiss Trip

Train company is a cheat - what's bad, how they cheat customers - Had to pay 48 Frank for me and... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Berlin, Germany
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  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Werftestrasse 5 | Postfach 4265, Lucerne CH-6002, Switzerland
+41 51 225 78 00
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

If this is the same trip I can highly recommend it. We travelled from Lucerne to Fluelen by boat which was an absolutely delightful experience on a warm and sunny May day. The boat was comfortable and well appointed and not crowded. We then travelled...More

3  Thank Shirley39
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Train company is a cheat - what's bad, how they cheat customers - Had to pay 48 Frank for me and wife from Bellionzona till Fluelen, even when we had 15 days of Swiss Travel Pass 2nd class. This is reservation charge, seriously we paid...More

5  Thank VikramVI
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We took the William Tell to Weggis and picked up the cog railway to Mt Rigi there. A great trip! Beautiful views!

Thank hhstitches
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Wilhelmtell express Note : we travelled in Sep 2015! We traveled from Lucerne to Lugano. The first part was the boat trip. It is actually a regular ferry . We were given a reserved table in the top deck which was covered overhead and large...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017

We traveled in Sep 2008 on the Wilhelm Tell Express. Our plan was to go from Lucerne to Zermatt and so decided to experience the Wilhelm Tell Express from Lucerne till Bellanzano and then from their to Zermatt. It was an unique combination of a...More

1  Thank Ashish N
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The trip is advertised as if it is one dedicated train followed by a dedicated steamer. It is a bit more involved than that. Don't get put off before you read on - it is super but you need to know! We started from Lugano...More

15  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a great trip. It starts with a train ride and then finishes with a boat trip. Well worth the money. The steam ship has an impressive view of the working steam engine. Great Trip!

1  Thank KernLodgeSue
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We travelled on the 1st class panorama cars, well worth the extra money the scenery was awesome, deep ravines, tunnels and bridges.

1  Thank Campbell D
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The time went so fast on this trip. Food was not very good on the boat as expected, but the scenery on the boat and train were stunning. The guide was not as attentive to our section of the train I don't even think she...More

1  Thank emaock
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We travelled by boat from Lucerne to Fluellen and were delighted by the experience. We had a refreshment voucher which we used to pay for breakfast. We were allocated a table in the First Class Salon which was ours for the duration of the journey....More

6  Thank PollyHerbert
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