11 Days/10 Nights
- Take the famous GRAND TOUR to discover the great variety of Switzerland
- Spectacular alpine landscapes and charming villages
- 3 tour options: choose the complete tour or a single package
Day 1: Zurich – Lucerne: In the morning City Tour of Zurich. Then travel to Lucerne. With the Rigi and Pilatus mountains and the Alps as a backdrop, Lucerne is one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland, here is the famous Chapel Bridge “Kapelbrücke”, considered the oldest in Europe and one of the best highlights of the “Grand Tour”.
Day 2: Lucerne – Bern – Interlaken: After breakfast, travel to the capital of Switzerland. There are not many cities that have preserved their historical heritage, as well as Bern. Visit its beautiful old town that was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Then continue the trip to Interlaken at the foot of Mount Jungfrau, located between the Thun and Brienz lakes. If time allows, enjoy a boat trip (only in summer, not included) in one of these lakes.
Day 3: Interlaken – Train to Jungfrau “Top of Europe“: A cogwheel train takes you to Jungfraujoch, the “Top of Europe”, Europe’s highest train station, at an elevation of 3.444 m. A year round winter wonderland of snow and ice and spectacular Alpine views await visitors for an unforgettable experience! Return to Interlaken.
Day 4: Interlaken – Gruyères – Freiburg – Geneva: Early in the morning, travel to the “La Gruyère” Region, home of the well-known Gruyère cheese and visit the cheese factory to learn more about its production. The trip continues to Freiburg, one of the largest medieval cities in Switzerland. Then briefly visit the small town Neuchâtel and then arrive in Geneva.
Day 5: Geneva – Lausanne – Montreux: Visit the city to get to know the international neighborhoods of Geneva and the main tourist attractions of the city, such as the beautiful fountain of Lake Geneva (Jet d‘Eau) and the wonderful Flower Clock. Then departure to Lausanne picturesque city on the banks of Lake Geneva. Then travel through the beautiful Lavaux wine region until you reach Montreux. Visit of the city.
Day 6: Montreux – Zermatt: Travel to Zermatt. On our way we pass through the wine area of Sion. Then we continue through the valley of the Rodano river to Täsch. Here you board a train to Zermatt, which is located at the foot of the impressive Mount Cervin.
Day 7: Zermatt – Andermatt – Lugano: Departure from Zermatt to Lugano through Andermatt, the heart of the Swiss Alps. Then continue to Lugano with a brief stop in Locarno.
Day 8: Lugano: Today enjoy a relaxed visit of Lugano, a city famous for its impressive landscapes, its lake, its Mediterranean climate as well as its mountains and hills. Free afternoon.
Day 9: Lugano – Belinzona – St. Mortiz – Davos: Trip to Bellinzona. The capital of Ticino is well known for its three medieval castles declared World Heritage by UNESCO. Continuation of your tour to St. Moritz for a brief visit. Then continue the trip to Davos.
Day 10: Davos – St. Gallen: After breakfast, travel to St. Gallen, on the road stop in Maienfeld, a place that inspired the writer Johanna Spyri to write her novel about Heidi. Heidi Village recreation visit (only possible in summer). The journey continues through Appenzell to admire its mountainous landscape until you reach St. Gallen.
Day 11: St. Gallen – Rhine Waterfalls – Zurich: Today you will visit the Rhine Falls, the largest waterfalls in Europe, a great phenomenon of nature. Enjoy a 30 min boat ride to the rock in the middle of the waterfall (only possible in summer). Continuation to Zurich.
- Accommodation in the hotel category of choice
- Daily breakfast & city tax
- Transportation by car or minivan during the entire tour
- English speaking driver-guide during the entire tour
- Visits and excursions as mentioned
- Jungfraujoch Return Ticket
- Admission to the Cheese Factory Gruyère
- Train Tickets Täsch – Zermatt – Täsch
- Admission to Heidi’s Town (April – Oct)
- Boat trip Rhine Falls (April – Oct)
NOTE: TOUR CAN BE DONE IN THE SELF DRIVE VERSION
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*Package descriptions and pricing are subject to change without notice.