Cultural-historical tour © A. Sanchez
View from the monastery towards the valley floor © A. Sanchez

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Gotthard Tunnel-experience

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The longest railway tunnel in the world

Discover information worth knowing about the spectacular Gotthard-Basistunnel from expert guides and an fascinating exhibition. During the tour, a window in the once in a hundred year construction project allows you to watch and be amazed at the trains rushing past.

The Gotthard-Basistunnel is the longest railway tunnel in the world with its 57km. Be amazed by the trains rushing by with the help of a window in the tunnel. From an experienced guide and an interesting exhibition, discover everything worth knowing about this impressive once in a hundred year construction project and the theme Gotthard. Want more railway experiences? Combine your pesonal Gotthard tunnel experience with other offers and tours connected to the railway. View the historical rolling stock of SBB Historic or gain an insight into the modern maintenance and intervention centre of the Gotthard-Basistunnel. Want to have a look behind the scenes? Find out the secrets of the electricty production at the power station Amsteg, which allows the running of various stretches of the SBB network. Want to discover more about one of the towns involved or the history of the Gotthard? Tours through Erstfeld and Göschenen, as well as the theatre tour 'Louis Favre & Co. show you Erstfeld', give you this information and your stay an additional dimension. To round out your days full of experiences, we recommend you have some drinks in historic the train depot or a tasty lunch or dinner in one of our partner restaurants. Should only one day not be enough, we are happy to help you organise accommodation.
Uri Tourismus AG
Gotthardstrasse 93
6472 Erstfeld
Tel. +41 (0)41 874 74 90


Futher information on Gotthard Tunnel-tours:
  • Tour days: Tuesday – Saturday (except public holidays)
  • Start of the tour: 9:30 and 13:30
  • Requirements: Minimum age 12, good physical condition
  • Minimum group size: 6 people
  • Maximum numbers: 24 people
  • Duration: about 2 hours
  • Price adults: CHF 23.00
  • Price youth: CHF 10.00
  • Meeting point: Tourist Information Erstfeld (at the bus station), 6472 Erstfeld

Futher walking trails:

Futher information can be found in this brochure:
 Gotthard Broschüre (5.68 MB)


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