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9 Days / 8 Nights

Overview

Explore remote Alpine valleys by mini-coach and scale mountain slopes by railway on this unforgettable tour of Switzerland. Along the way you'll gain an insight into local life and time-honoured traditions, while enjoying some of Europe's most sublime scenery.

Day 1 - Zurich - St Gallen - Vaduz - Chur
This morning we'll meet the group in one of the most impressive cities in the world: Zurich. Then, it's all aboard the mini-coach as we make tracks to Schaffhauser Blauburgunderland, where we have a wine tasting and private tour to look forward to. We'll then make stops at St Gallen, where we'll visit the old library, and Vaduz before we reach Chur, our final destination of the day. Tonight, we'll get to know each other a little better over a welcome Dinner. Meals - Dinner

Day 2 - Chur
After a hearty breakfast we'll launch into a walking tour of vibrant Chur, ticking off the likes of the Bishop's Palace, the car-free old town and the 13th-century Cathedral of the Assumption. The rest of the day will be yours to enjoy at your own pace in one of Switzerland's oldest cities. Meals - Breakfast

Day 3 - Chur - Lucerne - Weggis

A day of indulgence awaits us in Lucerne today, where we have an appointment to keep with a local chocolatier. After learning the secrets behind Swiss chocolate making, we'll take the time to savour a delicious sample (or two). Later we'll swap our mini-coach for a scenic boat ride across Lake Lucerne, setting ashore in Weggis, our base for the next two nights. Meals - Breakfast & Dinner

Day 4 - Weggis - Einsiedeln - Mount Rigi - Weggis
After breakfast, there's a cheese fondue tasting at a local farm in Einsiedeln to look forward to. Then, we'll board the cog railway – Europe's first ever mountain line – and scale the towering Mt Rigi, taking in some magnificent views of deep blue lakes and snow-capped peaks along the way. Afterwards, we'll make our way back down to Weggis, where you'll have the evening to yourself. Meals - Breakfast & Lunch

Day 5 - Weggis - Eggiwil - Bern
Today we'll leave Weggis behind us and make tracks to Eggiwil. Here, we'll meet a local alphorn maker, who'll reveal how the traditional instrument is made. Bern is next! With a guided walking tour and beer tasting on the agenda, there will be plenty of time for you to soak up the picture-perfect scenery. Meals - Breakfast & Dinner

Day 6 - Bern
Today, the day will be yours to visit the city's excellent museums and wander the cobbled centre at your leisure. Meals - Breakfast

Day 7 - Bern - Thun - Interlaken - Wengen
Today our path will carry us away from Bern and onwards towards the striking Thun Castle. After we've had a look around, we'll continue to the Trümmelbach Falls. After splashing through the falls, we'll reach new heights on a cable car ride to Wengen, where we'll rest for the next two nights. Meals - Breakfast

Day 8 - Wengen - Jungfraujoch - Wengen
Today we'll be treated to some intoxicatingly beautiful vistas as we travel to the top of Mt Jungfrau aboard the Jungfrau Railway. After travelling back down to Wengen, we'll feast on our last dinner together. Meals - Breakfast & Dinner

Day 9 - Wengen - Zurich
After bidding a fond farewell to Wengen, we'll board the mini-coach to Affoltern im Emmental, where we'll enjoy a cheese tasting session at a local Emmental factory. Then, it's onwards to Zurich, where we'll visit the Botanical Gardens before our adventure ends. Meals - Breakfast

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  2019      
  Departure : May - Oct    
     
  Departure Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
  *May 07 - 15, 2019 $5,245 $6,615
  May 21 - 29, 2019 $5,245 $6,615
  *Jun 04 - 12, 2019 $5,245 $6,615
  Jun 18 - 26, 2019 $5,245 $6,615
  Jul 02 - 10, 2019 $5,245 $6,615
  Jul 16 - 24, 2019 $5,245 $6,615
  Aug 20 - 28, 2019 $5,245 $6,615
  *Sep 03 - 11, 2019 $5,245 $6,615
  Sep 10 - 18, 2019 $5,245 $6,615
  Sep 17 - 25, 2019 $5,245 $6,615
  Oct 01 - 09, 2019 $5,245 $6,615
     
  *Guaranteed Departure      
Inclusions:
  • 8 nights in boutique accommodation
  • Premium mini-coach transportation
  • Experienced Driver and Tour Leader
  • Meals 8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunches, 4 Dinners
  • Entrance included to all attractions in the itinerary, including: St Gallen Old Library, Thun Castle, Trümmelbach Falls
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