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Swiss Sational: Switzerland & Lake Como By Design 2024

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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Countries Visited

Switzerland

Cities Visited

Berne , Chillon , Lugano , Zurich

  1. Day 1
    ARRIVE IN ZURICH
    Welcome to Zurich! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)

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    Meals:   Dinner
  2. Day 2
    ZURICH–EXCURSION TO RHINE FALLS
    ZURICH Orientation walk of the Old Town includes sights of the Fraumünsterkirche.
    RHINE FALLS Take pictures of the waterfalls. (B)

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    Meals:   Breakfast
  3. Day 3
    ZURICH–BERNE–CHILLON CASTLE–LAKE GENEVA
    BERNE Guided walking tour includes the Old Town, a stop at Bear Park and a panoramic view of the city from Rose Garden.
    CHILLON Guided visit of the castle. (B)

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    Meals:   Breakfast
  4. Day 4
    LAKE GENEVA
    LAKE GENEVA YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice:

    TASTE: Swiss Chocolate & Cheese, Please!
    The only thing more inspiring than Switzerland's stunning scenery is its food! A sweet adventure awaits you at the Maison Cailler chocolaterie (chocolate shop). Explore the story of Swiss chocolate through a series of interactive, multi-sensory experiences, and uncover a few secrets along the way! Continue on to the picturesque town of Gruyères for a taste. Stroll through its pedestrian center with Medieval cobblestones and fountains. A real charmer!

    SIP: Mountains Soar & Wines Pour
    Visit the lovely Lavaux region, one of Switzerland's most beautiful regions - carved by the Rhone Glacier and the masterful masonry of 12th-century Cistercian monks who built kilometers of stone walls and terraces that are still cherished and tended by the winegrowers today. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to bountiful vineyards where renowned wines are nurtured by sunlight reflected by the waters of Lake Geneva and the warmth of the stone walls by night. Hop on a Swiss train to experience mountains and the magic of Switzerland's second-largest wine-growing canton and take a stroll around the timeless vineyards!

    (B)

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    Meals:   Breakfast
  5. Day 5
    LAKE GENEVA–LUGANO
    LAKE GENEVA Take a gondola ride to the pinnacle of glacial terrain at Glacier 3000 for soaring sights high above Lake Geneva. Explore the spectacular scenery and endless skies with a walk on the glacier or spend time at the fun park during your visit. (B)

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    Meals:   Breakfast
  6. Day 6
    LUGANO
    LUGANO YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice:

    HIKE: "Olive You" Lugano!
    Soak in breathtaking views of Lake Lugano and its surrounding mountains with a guided hike through the olive groves. Afterwards enjoy an aperitivo and some time to stroll in the quaint village of Gandria.

    EXPLORE: The Right Train of Mind
    Take a guided walking tour of Locarno and board the Centovalli train to meet the farmers who share century-old stories and traditions with local specialties and a glass of wine.

    RELAX: Zen It Out
    Spend the day on Monte Tamaro with your choice of entertainment, natural beauty, and trekking. Ascend the summit via cable car. Spend some "me" time at the spa. Or both!

    (B)

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    Meals:   Breakfast
  7. Day 7
    LUGANO–EXCURSION ON LAKE COMO
    LUGANO: Drive to Lake Como. Embark on a boat cruise to take in the sights around Como's dazzling lake all the way to Bellagio. Marvel at matchless views of the Italian Alps as you float past forested hills, charming lakeside villages, peaceful bays, exotic gardens, and the elegant villas of the glitterati. Next continue on to the town of Como for some free time.
    This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant
    (B,D)

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    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  8. Day 8
    LUGANO
    Your vacation ends with breakfast in the morning. (The nearest airport is Milan.) (B)

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    Meals:   Breakfast

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Inclusions

Meals:
Breakfast Daily, 2 Dinners

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Accommodations

Zurich: Courtyard by Marriott Zurich North
Situated in the business district of Oerlikon, this modern hotel is just a short walk from Zurich Oerlikon Station from which downtown Zurich can easily be reached by direct train in just under 10 minutes. Combining innovative design and a fresh, contemporary style, the 152 spacious guestrooms feature plush bedding and black-out curtains to ensure a great night's sleep. All air-conditioned rooms include a lounge chair, in-room safe, mini-refrigerator, and coffee/tea-making facilities. The inviting 'Kitchen & Bar at Courtyard' restaurant offers a seasonal all-day food and beverage service, and there is a 24/7 Grab n' go Market in the lobby for snacks and drinks. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property and the fitness area is available to hotel guests 24/7.
Address:
Max Bill-Platz 19
Zurich , Switzerland
Lake Geneva: Moevenpick Hotel Lausanne
Nestled on the shores of Lake Geneva, Mövenpick Hotel Lausanne offers stunning views over the French Alps. Its two restaurants offer a wide choice of culinary experiences, based on local products and seasonal ingredients. The bar is the perfect meeting place for a sundowner or nightcap. The fitness centre and sauna are perfect for some relaxation. All 337 guestrooms are fully air- conditionned and complimentary high speed WiFi internet access is available throughout the hotel.
Address:
4 Avenue de Rhodanie Ouchy
Lausanne , Switzerland
Lugano: De La Paix
Pleasant Hotel situated within 2 minutes' walk of the lake, a 15-minute walk from town center.
Address:
Via Cattori, 18
Lugano-Paradiso , Switzerland

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

Globus Tours Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.2
Accommodations
3.9
Itinerary
4.3
Professional Staff
4.5
Repeat with Operator
4.2
Value for Money
4

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