7. The Glacier Express
Lonely Planet describes the Glacier Express linking Zermatt with St Moritz as a “classic rail journey ….. with a vertical spectacle of stunning proportions. One of the most beautiful rail journeys on earth.” Over seven hours the 275km trip takes in the Matterhorn, 291 bridges, 91 tunnels, gorgeous Swiss villages with gingerbread houses, ancient stone castles and high mountain passes. More here.