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If you have dreamed of taking in storybook-setting vistas, breathing in fresh Alpine air, and tasting mouth-watering Swiss chocolates, this enchanting tour of Switzerland has you covered from A to Zurich. Bustling cities, chalet-dotted hillsides, and pastoral valleys welcome you to the land of lush green farmland, glorious fondue, and glitzy fun. Join the capricious and carefree in the posh playgrounds of swanky St. Moritz, sparkling Lake Geneva, charming car-free Zermatt, and Italy’s celebrated and celebrity-full Lake Como. As you near lively Lugano and the Italian border, the scenery delightfully changes from mountainous panoramas to a Mediterranean paradise complete with chestnut groves, olive and fig trees, and fruitful vineyards. Dinner at a shady and cool grotto and lunch on a traditional Swiss farm provide local, delectable dining experiences like no other.
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ZURICH Welcome dinner; orientation walk of the Old Town; taste Sprüngli chocolate pralinesVADUZ Visit the capital of LiechtensteinLAKE COMO Picture stopSWISS-ITALIAN LAKE DISTRICTTÄSCH–ZERMATT–TÄSCHBy mountain trainBERNE Guided walking tour, stop at the Bear Park and enjoy a panoramic view from the Rose Garden; lunch at a working farmLUCERNE Walking tour including the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge; Mount Pilatus excursion including a souvenir cap; farewell dinner
Motorcoach; mountain train.
Full buffet breakfast daily; 1 lunch, 4 three-course dinners
ARRIVE IN ZURICH, SWITZERLAND Welcome to Zurich! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
ZURICH–VADUZ, LIECHTENSTEIN–ST. MORITZ, SWITZERLAND Swiss Chocolates & Sweet Views ZURICH Orientation walk in the Old Town includes a Sprüngli chocolate-praline tasting. Take a scenic drive along Lake Zurich and Lake Walen into the high Alps en route to the Principality of Liechtenstein.VADUZ Spend free time to browse and for lunch.ST. MORITZ Enjoy free time this afternoon.
Breakfast Dinner 137 mi / 220 kmLOCAL FAVORITE LOCAL TASTES Since chocolatier David Sprüngli opened Confiserie Sprüngli & Fils on Zurich’s Marktgasse in 1836, its irresistible confections have been tempting many a sweet tooth for generations. Today Confiserie Sprüngli continues its tradition as a pioneer of Swiss chocolate making, whipping up sweet temptations from truffles to pralines in the many chocolate shops bearing its name throughout Switzerland.
ST. MORITZ–LAKE COMO, ITALY–LUGANO, SWITZERLAND Legendary Lakes of Italy & Switzerland LAKE COMO See the stunning lake en route to Lugano.LUGANO Enjoy free time this afternoon and evening.
Breakfast 87 mi / 140 kmFREE TIME TIPSEXPLORE MORE in Lugano to see its mix of Italian and Swiss style and culture reflected in its architecture and cuisine. Standing on the Lake’s northern shore, the city is surrounded by mountain peaks. Lugano’s Piazza della Riforma and pastel palazzos share the ambience of this lovely Swiss city with impressive architecture and bold and innovative street art.
LUGANO–STRESA, ITALY–TÄSCH, SWITZERLAND–ZERMATT The Heights of Beauty STRESA Enjoy free time.TÄSCH Take a scenic mountain train ride to Zermatt.
Breakfast 165 mi / 265 kmTOUR HIGHLIGHTCULTURAL GEMS Stresa is an example of Italy’s splendid elegance on Lake Maggiore, overlooking the surrounding islands. With natural beauty, ornamental gardens, and grand architecture, Stresa is a study in sophistication. Luxury villas and art nouveau hotels along the shores make for a perfect place to stroll.
ZERMATT–LAKE GENEVA Life on the Lake ZERMATT Spend free time this morning before returning to Täsch. Take a scenic drive through the vineyards and apricot groves of the lower Rhône Valley en route to Lake Geneva.
Breakfast Dinner93 mi / 150kmTOUR HIGHLIGHT PICTURE PERFECT The glistening waters of Lake Geneva lap against its French and Swiss shores in the serene surroundings of sublime vineyards and countryside. Belle Epoque sailboats traverse the lakeshores amid castles, museums, and resort towns as they have for over a century.
LAKE GENEVA–BERNE–LUCERNE Coming Up Roses in Berne BERNE Guided walking tour. Enjoy lunch at a traditional Swiss working farm before continuing to Lucerne.
Breakfast Lunch 162 mi / 260 kmTOUR HIGHLIGHT CITY SIGHTS Explore the “City of Fountains,” Berne - the capital city of Switzerland, dating back to the 12th century. Take in the medieval architecture in the Altstadt (Old Town) with its 6 kilometers of arcades and animated clocktower, then indulge in lunch at a local farm.
LUCERNE Lion Hearted in Lucerne LUCERNE Walking tour includes the Lion monument, the Old Town, and Chapel Bridge. Scenic railway ride to the top of Mount Pilatus and receive a special souvenir cap. Enjoy a farewell dinner this evening.
Breakfast DinnerLOCAL FAVORITE EPIC RIDE Feel your heart soar as you ascend to the summit of magnificent Mount Pilatus, home to the world’s steepest cogwheel railway. Look out for the legendary dragon and take in the heavenly vistas. Direct your gaze as far as the eye can see with views as far as the Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau. Down below, sparkling lakes catch the sun for a view unlike any other.
LUCERNE–ZURICH AIRPORT Safe travels until we meet again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. A morning complimentary transfer to Zurich Airport in time for homebound flights leaving no earlier than 10 am. Extra nights are available in Zurich.
Breakfast 42 mi / 68 km
With Globus, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of your Tour Director. Averaging over a decade... we’d like you to meet a Tour Director, who is representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.
Escorting tours for more than 20 years
"I was born in the Alps and am looking forward to leading the way into this exciting experience. Enjoy thrilling activities, such as hiking and train rides, or simply sit and admire the overwhelming beauty. The Alps are an experience of the soul, so inhale the sparkling air, enjoy the amazing scenery, and let your senses come alive! My goal is to make sure it is all done at the right pace for each of my passengers."
Escorting tours for more than 20 years
"Many people have ancestors from Central Europe. Maybe you do as well! Come discover this unique part of the world. I love showing travelers the spirit of these countries through history, culture, and lifestyle. Born in Hungary, I know this region well, and am sure you'll enjoy each moment. You'll return home with the greatest memories and a little piece of my heart! Don't call it a dream, call it a plan!"