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2022 Tour Details
On this Top of Switzerland tour, witness some of Switzerland's most amazing scenery and learn about traditional and current Swiss culture with overnights in Zurich, Interlaken, and Lucerne. Plus, you'll travel to Germany and overnight in Munich and the charming Bavarian town of Oberammergau.A tour highlight is your rack railway trip to the "Top of Europe," a high alpine wonderland of ice and snow. Here, at the amazing Jungfraujoch, Europe's highest railway station at 11,332 feet, you can stand on the observation platform to view the glaciers and witness a panoramic view overlooking France, Germany, and Italy. It's an unforgettable experience!Participate in a walking tour in Lucerne, walks through the Old Town in Innsbruck and Zurich, and an orientation in Munich. In Oberammergau, enjoy first-class seats to the Passion Play, performed every 10 years by Oberammergau residents as a thank you for saving the town from the Black Death. With beautiful alpine scenery as the backdrop, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Globus has also included special treats to help you learn about Swiss culture. Visit the Ballenberg Open-air Museum to see traditional rural buildings from all regions of Switzerland and to learn how Switzerland’s rural populations have lived, worked, and kept their customs alive. Woodcarving is part of the Swiss culture and in Brienz, visit the Woodcarving Museum to see traditional and artistically significant woodcarvings. Also visit a little cheese village in the Emmental Valley to learn about traditional and modern cheese production techniques, sample the locally produced cheese, and enjoy a light lunch.From the gorgeous scenery to the unique cultural experiences, this Switzerland tour with Oberammergau is a dream vacation!Your vacation, which includes the Oberammergau Passion Play, requires a per-person, non-refundable deposit of $600 to secure your reservation and tickets for the play.
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ZURICHWelcome dinner; orientation walk of the Old TownAFFOLTERN Visit a cheese farm and enjoy a light lunchINTERLAKEN Excursion to the JungfrauBRIENZVisit the woodcarving MuseumBALLENBERG Visit the open-air museumLUCERNEWalking tour including the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge; farewell dinnerINNSBRUCKWalk through the Old Town to the Golden RoofOBERAMMERGAUPassion PlayMUNICHOrientation, visit Marienplatz
Motorcoach; mountain train. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
Full buffet breakfast daily; 1 light lunch in Affoltern, 1 lunch in Oberammergau, 4 three-course dinners with wine, including a welcome dinner in Zurich and a special dinner in Lucerne
Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description.
ARRIVE IN ZURICH, SWITZERLAND Welcome to Zurich! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
ZURICH–EMMENTAL VALLEY–INTERLAKEN ZURICH Orientation walk in the Old Town.EMMENTAL VALLEY Visit the Schaukaserei Affoltern. Enjoy a light lunch. INTERLAKEN Free time late afternoon and evening.
Breakfast Lunch 106 mi / 170 km
INTERLAKEN. EXCURSION TO THE JUNGFRAU GRINDELWALD Excursion to the Jungfrau Massif includes a mountain train ride to the top, Ice Palace, and the Jungfrau Passport. Free time.
INTERLAKEN–BRIENZ–BALLENBERG–LUCERNE Scenic drive through charming mountains brings you to Brienz.BRIENZ Visit the Woodcarving Museum. Free time to browse.BALLENBERG Visit the open-air museum.
Breakfast 50 mi / 80 km
LUCERNE LUCERNE Walking tour includes the Lion monument, the Old Town, and the Chapel Bridge. Dinner this evening at a local restaurant.
Breakfast DinnerENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Lucerne with an excursion on Mount Pilatus. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time with your GlobusGO mobile app
LUCERNE–INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA–OBERAMMERGAU, GERMANY INNSBRUCK Walk through the Old Town to the Golden Roof.
Breakfast Dinner 243 mi / 391 km
OBERAMMERGAU OBERAMMERGAU Afternoon and evening dedicated to the world-famous Passion Play.
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
OBERAMMERGAU–MUNICH MUNICH Orientation tour includes the Marienplatz with its Old and New Town Halls.
Breakfast 56 mi / 90 km
MUNICH Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.