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Insight Vacations Glorious Switzerland
from £2205 pp
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  • Location
    Switzerland, Europe
  • Board Basis
    Selected Meals Included
  • Duration
    9 Days
  • Holiday Type
    Escorted Tours
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Call free on 0800 707 6229 for huge extra savings on Insight Vacations Glorious Switzerland Tour

Experience Switzerland's most beautiful sites on this 8-day tour, exploring a land of contrasting scenery, people and language, providing an extraordinary kaleidoscope of interests and wonders.

Tour Highlights
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Take a spectacular journey by a funicular railway and open-top cable car to the summit of expansive mountain views.
Travel to the foot of the Alps to the scenic Swiss town of Montreux, which boasts one of the most beautiful walks along Lake Geneva. Enjoy free time to explore this pretty town.
Visit beautiful Chillon Castle, set on a rocky islet in the lake. With the help of a Local Expert, look out for Lord Byron's name which he carved into a pillar.
Ride the shuttle trains of the Matterhorn Gotthard Railway up to the traffic-free Alpine resort.
Travel along the route of the world-famous Glacier Express - through looping tunnels and dizzying viaducts, a glorious adventure in the scenic heart of the Swiss Alps, only possible by rail.

What's Included:
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  • VIP door-to-door transfer service – taken directly from your door to departing airport.
  • Airport transfers at the destination.
  • Quality accommodation as per itinerary.
  • Experiences & quality dining as per itinerary.
  • A coach with more legroom, air-conditioning, sound system, video & Wi-Fi.
Tour Itinerary
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Day 1: Geneva

Welcome to Switzerland! Prepare yourself for varied modes of transport, all of which showcase the majesty of the snow-capped mountains, the glaciers, sparkling lakes, flower-filled meadows and the beauty of the rich, green valleys. Transfers from Geneva airport to your hotel depart at 11:00, 13:00 and 16:00. Meet your Travel Director and travel companions at 18:00, followed by a short stroll to your Welcome Dinner hosted at Au Petit Chalet. The evening is full of Swiss delight as you enjoy the cosy, chalet-style decor while being served typical Swiss specialities including mouthwatering chocolate fondue for dessert! 

Day 2: Geneva Sightseeing 

Your tour begins with the highlights of Geneva.
Travel to the Great Arc of Lake Geneva where a Local Expert meets you at to show you around the medieval Chillon Castle.

Day 3: Free time in Zermatt 

With plenty of activities such as swimming or hiking, enjoy free time away from the guides.

Day 4: Baveno

Make your way down to Täsch to rejoin the coach where you will then ascend the Simplon Pass. There are over 50 excursions on offer on the serene Lake Lugano or maybe just relax and indulge in an Italian style dinner in a quaint fishing village?

Day 5: St. Moritz 

On arrival at the cosmopolitan resort of St. Moritz, a brief orientation will show you the museum with its traditional ‘sgraffito' façade house and the spa quarter.

Day 6: Scenic train ride to Lucerne

'Scenic Train Ride' is a modest way to describe the Glacier Express which offers views across the Swiss Alps.
You will walk a scenic path alongside the dramatic Walensee and Lake Zurich then bringing you to Lucerne. 

Day 7: The Summit of Stanserhorn

Begin your morning with a gentle stroll alongside the lakesides promenades where you can stumble upon many shops selling fine watches. There's also time to hire a bicycle and a pleasant ride beside Lake Lucerne. 

Day 8: Depart Zurich 

Goodbye Zurich with a morning transfer to the airport. Please do not schedule any flights before 10.00am. Meals Included: Buffet Breakfast.

Price Information
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Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote. 

 

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