The fantastic trip from Locarno to Lake Thun is back!

From 07 April 2023 to 22 October 2023

From Friday 7 April 2023 the wonderful outing returns!

After the Historical Train, the Vigezzina-Centovalli Railway has the great pleasure of announcing another long-awaited return... that of the wonderful trip from Locarno to Lake Thun! A simply spectacular excursion, to be experienced in 1 or 2 days!

FIRST STAGE: Locarno - Domodossola
Panorama trains of the Vigezzina-Centovalli Railway

A slow journey awaits you in which you can take the time to discover an area full of surprises. A unique experience in contact with a varied territory, in a succession of deep gorges, wild mountains, rivers and waterfalls. 

Domodossola - Brig and Brig - Spiez
BLS Green Train of the Alps

Through the Divedro Valley, the train follows the Diveria River and travels 19.8 km through the Simplon Tunnel, which has linked Italy and Switzerland since 1906. Brig, framed by the Simplon Pass to the south, the Driest and Aletsch glaciers to the north and the imposing Stockalper Castle, is a gem waiting to be discovered.

FOURTH ROUTE: Spiez - Thun
Boat tour

Lake Thun is embedded in a dreamlike Alpine backdrop and surrounded by numerous cosy villages as well as charming towns such as Thun and Spiez. Partly subtropical vegetation thrives on the sunny southern slopes.

FIFTH STAGE: Free visit of Thun
Before enjoying the return journey, you will have time to visit the romantic town and relax with a lunch by the lake. With its active old town, topped by an imposing castle, Thun is the gateway to the Bernese Oberland.

SIXTH STAGE: Return to Locarno
The return journey begins with the Green Train of the Alps arriving in Domodossola. Before ending the journey in the direction of Locarno, you can relax in the enchanting setting of the market square or stroll along the village streets.