Lucerne, Switzerland
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Overview

Snow-capped Alpine peaks, lush meadows, and cosmopolitan cities typify Switzerland’s spectacular landscapes. Experience the best of this beautiful country on this 6-day tour from Lucerne, which includes five nights’ accommodation, breakfast, and select meals. Explore the vibrant cities of Geneva, Zurich, and Berne, the Swiss capital, and relish the serenity of Lake Como, Interlaken, and Valais. Ride a cable car to the top of Mt. Titlis and delve into medieval history in the towns of Chur and Zermatt. This tour is ideal for first-time visitors to Switzerland. 

  • 6-day tour of Switzerland from Lucerne
  • Ideal for first-time visitors and travellers with limited time in Europe
  • Discover the cosmopolitan cities of Geneva, Zurich, and Berne
  • Expereince the natural beauty of Lake Como and Nufenen Pass
  • 3 and 4-star accommodation, breakfast, and two dinners are included

Your comprehensive tour of Switzerland, designed to showcase the best of the country’s nature, culture, and history, begins in Lucerne. You’ll kick off your excursion in Lucerne, we will have a short drive to Engelberg from where you’ll take a cable car ride to the top of Mt. Titlis and then you will continue to Interlaken, a gorgeous mountain town, for overnight. Then, over the course of six days, you’ll explore the Swiss capital of Berne, sample cheese in Gruyere, explore the cosmopolitan metropolis of Geneva, and admire the orchards and vineyards of Valais.

Take a cogwheel train to the mountain resort of Zermatt, replete with quaint farmhouses; travel over the gorgeous Nufenen Pass; and relax on the scenic shores of Lake Como. After exploring the gorgeous St. Moritz and historic town of Chur, your tour concludes in Zurich.

Five nights’ accommodation in 3 and 4 star hotels, breakfast, and select meals are included.

Itinerary

Day 1: Lucerne -Mt Titlis - Interlaken     

We leave Lucerne at 11.30am and drive to the mountain resort of Engelberg. A cable car ride to the summit of Mount Titlis brings you up into the high alpine region with its glaciers and eternal ice enjoy a magnificent ride in the world's innovative revolving 'ROTAIR' gondola. (Take a warm sweater along). In the afternoon we cross Brunig Pass to the Bernese Oberland and reach the village Brienz, which is famous for its long tradition of woodcarving. We continue to the holiday resort of Interlaken at the foot of Jungfrau mountain.

Overnight: 4-star hotel Interlaken in Interlaken - dinner is on your own.

Day 2 (B): Interlaken - Berne -Gruyeres - Geneva      

We leave Interlaken in the morning and drive along beautiful Lake of Thun to the Swiss capital, Berne. The city  is attractively set on a steepsided curve of the River Aare and backed by the majestic Alps. A city tour to the Old Town includes the Clock Tower, Kramgasse, and the 15th century Cathedral of St. Vincent. A drive south takes us to the scenic dairy farmlands, to Gruyeres. A beautiful hilltop town, preserved against time, which could be the magical setting for fairytales with its impressive, medieval  Castle. An informative visit to a factory of delicious milk product is a further highlight of our day. We continue our drive to the Vaud Riviera and reach Geneva, the most cosmopolitan city of  Switzerland.

Overnight at Overnight: 3-star Superior Hotel Ramada Encore in Geneva or similar - dinner on your own.

Day 3 (B, D): Geneva - Montreux - Zermatt     

We start with a city-tour of Geneva this morning. We will show you the beautiful  parks along the lake, the unique town-hall and the European seat of the United Nations. In the late morning we leave Geneva and drive to Lausanne and Montreux. We pass by Chillon Castle, the 13th century fortress made famous by Lord Byron's poem. In the afternoon we proceed through the Valais, the valley of the river Rhone with its orchards and vineyards. At Täsch we will board a cogwheel train that takes us to the mountain resort of Zermatt at the foot of the mighty Matterhorn.

Dinner and overnight: 4-star Hotel Alex or similar if not available

Day 4 (B):  Zermatt - Nufenen Pass - Lugano

Morning at leisure in Zermatt - admire the quaint old farm houses and barns in their unique style, do some shopping, relax or take an optional cogwheel train up to Gornergrat for a spectacular view of the surrounding snow-covered peaks. After noon board the train to Täsch where our bus is waiting to take us over the breathtaking Nufenen Pass into the Italian speaking part of Switzerland, to the garden city of Lugano.

Overnight at First Class Hotel - Category 4 star: Hotel De La Paix or similar

Day 5 (B, D):  Lugano - Lake Como - Maloja Pass - St Moritz 

We leave Lugano and drive along the scenic road to Gandria where we cross the border into Italy. Along the romantic shores of Lake Como we pass by Menaggio and reach Chiavenna in the lovely Breggaglia Valley. In Castasegna we re-enter to Switzerland and drive thirteen hairpin bends over the Maloja Pass. Passing by crystal blue Lake Sils and Silvaplana we reach the world-renowned mountain resort of St. Moritz in the late afternoon.

Dinner and overnight at 4*Hotel Schweizerhof or similar

Day 6 (B):  St. Moritz - Chur - Vaduz - Zurich

We leave St. Moritz in the morning and cross the Julier Pass to Chur, the oldest town in Switzerland which has a settlement history of over 5000 years. In the capital of Principality of Liechtenstein, Vaduz, there will be time for lunch and for sightseeing. This tiny country with the mighty castle, which is the home of the present Prince and his family, attracts visitors from all over the world. In the afternoon we will return to Zurich through the Toggenburg region with its picturesque farmhouses. Tour ends at approx. 5 pm
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