Trafalgar Tours | Best of Switzerland

Switzerland's indigo lakes and imposing Alpine backdrop seem to go on forever as you explore the shores of Geneva, Locarno and Montreaux, and enjoy the rugged beauty of the Alps in Zermatt. Cross Lucerne's Chapel Bridge, and the Italian border at Lake Lugano to enjoy a picturesque Italian Lakes setting, boarding a train from Tirano to St. Moritz for equally spectacular views.

  • What's Included

    • 8 hot buffet breakfasts
    • 3 dinners
    • 1 lunch (Be My Guest)
  • Pricing

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  • Itinerary

    Day 1 - Arrive Zurich

    Welcome to Zurich, Switzerland's financial centre. After check-in see the charm and beauty of this beautiful lakeside city during an orientation with your Travel Director, followed by a Welcome Reception and trip briefing with your fellow travelling companions.Welcome Reception


    Day 2 - Zurich – Berne – Lake Geneva (Montreux)

    Stop in Berne the capital city of Switzerland en route to Lake Geneva. Arrive this afternoon in the lakeside town of Montreux, famous for its annual Jazz festival. In your free time stroll along the flower-lined lakefront promenade, or watch the world go by at a pavement café. Perhaps end the day with a delicious French dinner in the fairytale Yvoire.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 3 - Lake Geneva (Montreux) – Chillon – Zermatt (2 Nights)

    This morning visit the picturesque Chillon Castle immortalised by Lord Byron's 'Prisoner of Chillon'. Continue your journey to Zermatt, inaccessible by coach, ascend to your hotel by electric mini-buses and taxis.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 4 - Zermatt

    Enjoy the natural beauty of the Swiss Alps with your free day here in picturesque Zermatt. Why not join an Optional Experience to the Klein Matterhorn where the views across the mountain peaks are spectacular. Buffet Breakfast


    Day 5 - Zermatt – Baveno

    Today leave Zermatt and views of the Matterhorn behind you as you travel to lakeside Baveno in Italy. On your way enjoy a delicious Be My Guest luncheon with a Swiss family in a small mountain village.Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining


    Day 6 - Baveno – St. Moritz

    This morning travel along the shores of Lake Maggiore. Continue your journey back across the Swiss border and enter the Upper Engadine valley. Stop in the town of Tirano where you will board your train and start a spectacular alpine journey. Soak in the breathtaking scenery en route to the resort town of St. Moritz. Dine tonight at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner


    Day 7 - St. Moritz – Lucerne Orientation and Free Time (2 Nights)

    See Lake Zurich this morning as you make your way to Lucerne. View the Lion Monument and cross the iconic wooden Chapel Bridge to explore this picturesque town. In your free time explore the old city and shop for Swiss watches and chocolate, or perhaps take a cruise on the lake and ride the world's first Cabrio cable car to the top of Mount Stanserhorn.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 8 - Brienz and Interlaken Excursion

    Travel to Interlaken which lies in the shadows of the Jungfrau Mountain. On your way stop in the village of Brienz end enjoy a Cultural Insight demonstration of wood carving. Once in Interlaken you'll have time for lunch and to explore before arriving back in Lucerne. Tonight enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travellers and Travel Director.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner


    Day 9 - Lucerne – Depart Zurich

    Say farewell to Switzerland and your new-found friends at the end of your alpine holiday. Transfers are available to Zurich airport. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast


    Best of Switzerland Summer 2017
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