Swiss rail journeys in snow christmas 2004 hd on vimeo. So far as we know, those episodes, produced by a talented twoperson british team and featuring various journeys on individual trains and routes. The swiss travel pass flex is now also available as an eticket. Embark on a winter adventure over the festive season, spending christmas beside lake como and new year in switzerland. Great british railway journeys is a bbc documentary series presented by michael portillo. The swiss railway system includes some of the most impressive engineering in the world travelling through valleys and mountain passes and past beautiful lakes and villages.
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Season 5 episode 2 steered by his 19 railway guide, on this journey michael portillo explores the oncegreat empire of austriahungary, domain of the famous habsburg monarchs. Volume 2 the railroad of switzerland cross some of the most spectacular and stunningly beautiful mountain landscapes in the world. Swiss rail journeys volume 1 film we enjoyed the visual part of the dvd tremendously and thought the scenery was spectacular. Prices and product specifications subject to modifications. This was an interesting series, but i wish the narrator had spent more time showing.
Italian christmas and swiss new year great rail journeys. Find out when swiss railway journeys is on tv, including 15072012. Click here to download a swiss travel pass map which shows where the pass is valid. Routes include the bernina express, glacier express, montblanc express, golden pass line etc. The bernina express train ride is included with the swiss travel pass. The programme was first broadcast in 2010 on bbc two and has returned annually for a total of 11 series the series features portillo travelling around the railway networks of. Bbc two great british railway journeys, series 9 episode. Box set the railroad of switzerland cross some of the most spectacular and stunningly beautiful mountain landscapes in the world. So far as we know, those episodes, produced by a talented twoperson british team and featuring various journeys on individual trains and routes, are still only available on vhs. The worlds most scenic railway journeys series and episode. Combine with a swiss rail card from to get the best out of your holiday to switzerland. Swiss railway journeys series and episode guides tv from.
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Until the advent of railway engineering in the 1880s it was. Scenic journeys official ticketshop for swiss railway tickets. First stop is canton ticino where visitors can admire the italian influenced architecture before travelling high into the alps through densely wooded valleys to marvel at this spectacular mountain range. Swiss railway journeys season 3 episode 2 the gruyere railway. The swiss rail journeys episode guide includes recaps for every episode from every season and a full list of where you can watch episodes online instantly.
Aug 19, 2015 in this episode we go to lauterbrunnen, murren and grindelwald. Great canadian railway journeys episode guide bbc two. The william tell express produced in cooperation with the swiss federal rails and the lake of lucerne navigation company, this program travels the william tell express, linking some of switzerlands most attractive regions. Hi ankurk, actually,i consider the glacier express to be the third most scenic train route in switzerland. Great victorian railway journeys, written by karen farrington with a foreword by michael portillo, was published by collins in january 2012. We operate rail and hotel booking platforms for switzerland, a call centre in 6 languages and affiliated companies in london and stuttgart. Make unforgettable memories in europe, with a sleigh ride and two magnificent rail journeys. Scenic journeys official ticketshop for swiss railway.
Along the way he helps to feed the thousands at the worlds largest free kitchen and travels the railway routes used by. Great british railway journeys series 9 episodes episode guide. Swiss railway journeys the jungfrau railways on vimeo. Swiss railway journeys the jungfrau railways trailer. Michael portillo explores canada, armed with his appletons guidebook.
Swiss cuisine is heavily influenced by the countries that surround it, taking inspiration from france in the meringues, italy and polenta, and germany in the wide variety of sausages. Bill nighy narrates the stories of epic train journeys through stunning scenery. Mondaine official watch of the swiss railway swissstore. I took a gamble on this, but it was nowhere near as good. Watch full episodes of swiss rail journeys and get the latest breaking news, exclusive videos and pictures, episode recaps and much more at. Dufftown to aviemore 25 michael portillo learns how victorian whisky trains were raided by robbers. In a nation where a cup of coffee may cost more than a mcdonalds happy meal back home, the threevolume official timetable is an amazing bargain. The timeless, iconic mondaine series, official watch of the swiss railway. With the swiss travel pass you can travel flexibly and inexpensively in switzerland by train, bus and boat as a tourist or business passenger. Great railway journeys, originally titled great railway journeys of the world, is a recurring series of travel documentaries produced by bbc television.
Swiss classic rail journeys steam, cogs and stunning swiss mountain views. The price examples are calculated for journeys via the advertised routing. During christrmas 2004, my wife and i went rail cruising on some of switzerlands most. Travel on the famous glacier express one of switzerlands best scenic train rides across the alps connecting two of the most popular resorts zermatt and st. Switzerlands rail network is easy to use and totally reliable, enabling you to plan a two or multi centre holiday with confidence. The premise of each programme is that the presenter, typically a wellknown figure from the arts or media, would make a journey by train, usually through a country or to a destination to which they had a personal connection. Ely to kings lynn great british railway journeys sbs. This is an epic 2,000mile adventure from moscow into arctic siberia, and begins with a marathon 19hour leg. Ian hislop travels through india from calcutta to rajasthan via agra, site of the taj mahal. Swiss railway journeys is a captivating series showcasing the beautiful swiss countryside as seen from its immaculate railways. After a 14year hiatus, a further three series were broadcast between 1994 and 1999, using the.1504 952 181 1239 496 759 987 783 546 1330 1436 464 1486 645 1439 1400 231 139 1495 1497 1307 151 208 348 1366 919 1157 605 321 650 245 691 804 347 574 136 218 892 626 1496 1360 175 965