With its stunning mountains, fascinating old towns, beautiful lakes, and long history, Switzerland is the perfect vacation offering something for everyone. On this Best of Switzerland tour, you will experience some of its most beautiful scenery and interesting cities with overnights in Zürich, St. Moritz, Lugano, Zermatt, Lake Geneva, and Lucerne. </BR></BR>No tour to Switzerland is complete without seeing the stunning scenery. You’ll enjoy a scenic drive following Lake Zürich and Lake Walen through the high Alps to the tiny Principality of Liechtenstein. You’ll also drive into the Swiss Engadine, a valley considered by many as the most beautiful mountain area in the world, with deep-blue lakes, airy larch forests, mountain peaks exceeding 12,000 feet, and quaint villages. Here, enjoy St. Moritz, one of the world’s most famous resorts. Other mountain scenery awaits you in Täsch, where you’ll board a mountain train to car-free Zermatt, a picturesque cluster of rustic chalets beneath the famous Matterhorn. If they’re lakes you desire to see, you’ll enjoy Lake Como, Lake Maggiore, stunning Lake Geneva, and Lugano, the popular subtropical resort on the shores of Lake Lugano.</BR></BR>You’ll also visit some of Switzerland’s famous cities, including Zürich, Berne, and Lucerne. Plus, to bring Switzerland to life, Globus has arranged some unique experiences for you. You’ll enjoy lunch at a traditional Swiss working farm in Berne. Another true Swiss experience is a trip to the top of Mount Pilatus to enjoy heavenly views and an alphorn demonstration. You’ll even get a special souvenir cap to remember this experience! Of course, Switzerland is known for its chocolates, and on this Switzerland tour, you’ll taste traditional chocolate pralines. </BR></BR>From stunning scenery and vibrant cities to its special experiences, this Switzerland tour is sure to delight. So grab your camera and get ready for an amazing vacation!
ZURICH Welcome dinner; orientation walk of the Old Town; [LF] taste Sprüngli chocolate pralinesVADUZ Visit the capital of LiechtensteinLAKE COMO Picture stopSWISS-ITALIAN LAKE DISTRICTTÄSCH–ZERMATT–TÄSCHBy mountain trainZERMATT Group picture BERNE Guided sightseeing tour, stop at the Bear Park and enjoy a panoramic view from the Rose Garden; [LF] lunch at a working farmINTERLAKEN Take pictures of the Jungfrau massifLUCERNE Walking tour including the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge; [LF] Mount Pilatus excursion including an alphorn demonstration and a souvenir cap; farewell dinner at a local restaurantHeadsets throughout tour
Full buffet breakfast daily; 1 special lunch with a drink in Berne; 4 three-course dinners with wine, including a welcome dinner in Zürich and a special farewell dinner in Lucerne.
NOTE:On arrival at Zürich Airport, a complimentary transfer by hotel shuttle bus is available
Motorcoach; mountain train. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.