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Country Roads of Switzerland (Summer 2017)

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Starting: Aug 12, 2017
Through: Sep 09, 2017
Book By: Sep 5 2017 8:00PM
# of Nights: 14
Supplier:  Insight Vacations
Terms:  Terms & Disclaimers
ID:  4833666
from $4,495.00  (USD)
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Airfare not included, Various departures
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1 Your Journey Begins     
2 Welcome To Lucerne     
3 Ascend To The Summit Of The Stanserhorn     
4 Bern, Lake Geneva And Montreux     
5 Gruyères And The Swiss Countryside     
6 Geneva And Scenic Lake Cruise Experience     
7 Martigny, Sion And The Matterhorn Village Of     
8 Zermatt At Leisure     
9 The Italian Lake District To Baveno     
10 The Glamour And Glitz Of St. Moritz     
11 Free Time In St. Moritz     
12 The Glacier Express And On To Grindelwald     
13 Grindelwald At Leisure     
14 Rural Switzerland To Zürich     
15 Zürich     
Number of Nights: 14
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Country Roads Of Switzerland (Summer 2017)
An intimate journey of discovery amid stunning Alpine panoramas. This itinerary includes riding on the famous Glacier Express and staying in some of Switzerland's most enchanting hotels.
  • Additional Included Highlights
    Lucerne: See the emotive Lion Monument, Jesuit Church and Chapel Bridge.Berne: See the clock tower, bear pits, Federal Palace and cathedral.Geneva: See the sights including the Jet d'Eau and Floral Clock.Martigny: View the Roman Amphitheatre.Sion: See the two fortress-churches, Cathedral and Town Hall.Zermatt: See the Matterhorn (weather permitting).Italian Lake District: Experience beautiful Lake Maggiore.St Moritz: See the spa quarter and ‘sgraffito' façade on the museum house.Zurich: See the Fraumünster and elegant Bahnhofstrasse.Scenic Drives: Italian Lakes, Valley, Simplon, San Bernardino, Julier, Schöllenen Gorge, Brunig and Susten Passes.

  • Authentic Regional Flavours
    Zermatt: You will be offered a selection of restaurants on your Dine-Around evening. Choose your own ambience, cuisine and drinks for an intimate culinary experience.Zürich: Taste sensations await at your Celebration Dinner. Raise your glass at one of Zürich's prized restaurants for a triumphant finalé to your tour.13 Buffet Breakfasts (BB); plus 1 Welcome Dinner (WD), 1 Dine-Around (DA), 2 three-course table d'hôte Dinners (DW) and 1 Celebration Dinner (CD) all with wine, plus tea or coffee.

  • Signature Experiences
    Stanserhorn: A spectacular journey by a funicular railway and a cable car to the summit of the Stanserhorn for expansive mountain views.Chillon: Visit Chillon Castle, set on a rocky islet in the lake. Following his walk through the dungeons in 1816, Lord Byron wrote the poem ‘The Prisoner of Chillon'. Look out for his name, which he carved into a pillar.Swiss Countryside: Travel along valley floors covered with rich meadowland, to the pretty town of Gruyères.Lake Geneva: Enjoy first-class seats as you cruise on the serene waters of the King of Lakes, inspiration to the early ‘Romantic' movement.Zermatt: Ride the shuttle trains of the Matterhorn Gotthard Railway up to the traffic-free Alpine resort.St. Moritz: If you think that there's no such thing as a free ride, you're wrong! With your inclusive pass, travel on 13 cable cars, funiculars and chairlifts and some public transport (when available). The crisp Alpine air is included in the deal.Glacier Express: Travel on-board the world-famous Glacier Express, through looping tunnels and dizzying viaducts. Have a glorious adventure in the scenic heart of the Swiss Alps, only possible by rail.

  • Stay At The Best Addresses
    Montreux: The Belle Epoque style Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic is located in the heart of Montreux and offers range of superb facilities.Zermatt: The Schlosshotel offers luxurious hotel rooms, quality service and a relaxed environment.Zermatt: The unique Hotel Alex is one of the most original hotels you will find anywhere in Switzerland, cleverly combining modern and traditional elements into a hospitality experience that's full of fun and surprises.St Moritz: The elegant Crystal Hotel is located close to shops in the town centre, where all the prestigious names, including Chanel, Gucci and Louis Vuitton are lined up together.Grindelwald: The traditional Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof is only a few minutes walk from the village center. This cosy hotel has a range of wonderful facilities.

    • An expert Insight Tour Director, at the pinnacle of their career, will guide you on your journey. Serving as your 'travelling concierge', this skilled guide will act as consummate organiser and be your 'friend in a foreign land'.
    • Enjoy the unique comfort of Insight's luxury air-conditioned 40 seat coach with extended leg room and on-board restroom. It's business class comfort.
    • A personal radio headset gives you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating insights and commentaries.
    • Baggage handling everywhere, with seamless and prompt delivery to your door at every hotel.
    • Hotel and restaurant tips included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. Plus we include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
    • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi.
    • Insight Flourishes - from time to time, your Tour Director will enchant you with local tidbits, each representing authentic food or beverages unique to the destination.
    • Included airport transfers at scheduled times on arrival and departure days.

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Jul 08, 2017 - Jul 29, 2017 $4,395.00   Airfare not included...   View Details
Aug 12, 2017 - Sep 09, 2017 $4,495.00   Airfare not included...   View Details
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.