‘ROMANTIC SWISS TOUR’ - ZR02G

ZURICH - GENEVA, 2 DAYS

 Departs Mondays, April 28 - Oct 13, 2014

$665 per person
$49 single room suppliment

 

DEPARTURE:

Swissôtel Zurich - Hotel International, Am Marktplatz, 8050 Zurich

Check-in at the Hospitality Desk starts at  8.00 AM          

ITINERARY:

Day 1                  ZURICH - LUCERNE - MT. TITLIS - INTERLAKEN              MONDAY

We leave Zurich at 8.30 a.m. A short drive takes us to the city of Lucerne where we visit the Lion Monument and walk over the 14th century wooden bridge, time at leisure for shopping and sightseeing. At noon we proceed 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, where we will see woodcarvers at work. We continue to the holiday resort of Interlaken at the foot of Jungfrau mountain. Overnight at first class hotel - dinner is on your own.

Day 2                  INTERLAKEN - BERNE - GRUYERES - GENEVA               TUESDAY

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 first class hotel - dinner on your own.

 

ACCOMMODATION AT FIRST CLASS HOTELS

INTERLAKEN            1 night            buffet breakfast                     Hotel Royal St. Georges