Switzerland is not only over 4000 m high peaks and deep, steep gorges. It has also more beautiful and smother face of the country that is worth visiting. To do that, you may choose to travel by panoramic train - Pre-Alpine Express, which will take you to smooth, picturesque, and wavy hills and blossoming orchards of Switzerland. The Pre-Alpine Express does not run on hills, but along their slopes and flat surfaces. Hence the name - Pre-Alpine Express
Travelling in Switzerland
Throughout the ages Switzerland was an inaccessible, mountainous stronghold hard to conquer. Mainly, thanks to its location its independence was well protected. When the Napoleonic army crossed the St. Bernard pass in 1800, it was considered a proof of great talent and courage.
Even then crossing Switzerland was considered, especially in winter, as highly risky. Now, the beauty of the country may be visited in various ways, also by the panoramic train. One of such trains is the Pre-Alpine Express.
The Pre-Alpine Express travel is one of the most pleasant ways to travel. It give you the opportunity to discover the new face of Switzerland.
The Pre-Alpine train offers the unique travel from east to central part of Switzerland. The train passes through the Old Town in St. Gallen, where the famous Abbey Library is located. Next, the train runs through the highest railway bridge in Switzerland (located at 99 m) reaching the neighbouring canton - Appenzell - featuring specific landscape and impressive mountain range.
By train in Switzerland
Through the panoramic windows a passenger may admire wavy hills and virgin villages, when the train passes the idyllic area of Toggenburg, the mountain range peaks of Churfirsten are the enchanting background. The next stop is Rapperswil with its wonderful Old Town and the view over the Lake Zurich. The journey finishes after almost 2-hour run in the historical centre of Lucerna, on the eastern bank of Lake Lucerne at the foot of Pilatus mountain. This is the worldwide famous resort where you may experience a variety of attractions that will end your incredible journey.
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