Swiss Panorama Tour
Geneva – Montreux – Zermatt – Nufenen Pass – Lugano – Lake Como – Maloja Pass – St. Moritz – Principality of Liechtenstein – Zurich – Rapperswil – Boatride on Lake of Zurich
This attractive 6 day guided tour covers most of the highlights of Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein. The tour starts in Geneva with a city tour followed by a drive to Montreux and on to Zermatt to see the famous Matterhorn before traversing the Alps over the Nufenen Pass to Italian speaking Lugano. Along Lake Como you continue to the Engadin with a stop in St. Mortiz. On your way back to Zurich you will see Liechtenstein and Rapperswil and enjoy a boat ride on Lake Zurich. The tour finishes with an overnight in Zurich.
Tour Program (6 Days / 5 Nights)
Starting in: Geneva
Ending in: Zurich
Guaranteed departures: Every Wednesday
Valid: April 26 – October 11, 2017
Departure: Geneva Bus Terminal, Place Dorcière, 1201 Geneva
Geneva – Montreux – Zermatt
1st Day (Wednesday)
We start with a city tour of Geneva this morning. We will show you the beautiful parks along the lake, the unique town-hall and the European seat of the United Nations. In the late morning we leave Geneva and drive to Lausanne and Montreux. We pass by Chillon Castle, the 13th century fortress made famous by Lord Byron’s poem. In the afternoon we proceed through the Valais, the valley of the river Rhone with its orchards and vineyards. At Täsch we will board a cogwheel train that takes us to the mountain resort of Zermatt at the foot of the mighty Matterhorn. Dinner and overnight at first class hotel.
Zermatt – Nufenen Pass – Lugano
2nd Day (Thursday)
Morning at leisure in Zermatt–admire the quaint old farm houses and barns in their unique style, do some shopping, relax or take an optional cogwheel train up to Gornergrat for a spectacular view of the surrounding snow-covered peaks. After noon board the train to Täsch where our bus is waiting to take us over the breathtaking Nufenen Pass into the Italian speaking part of Switzerland, to the garden city of Lugano. Dinner on your own. Overnight at first class hotel.
Lugano – Lake Como – Maloja Pass – St. Moritz
3rd Day (Friday)
We leave Lugano and drive along the scenic road to Gandria where we cross the border into Italy. Along the romantic shores of Lake Como via Menaggio to Chiavenna in the lovely Bregaglia Valley. In Castasegna we re-enter to Switzerland and start our ascent along the thirteen hairpin bends over the Maloja Pass. Passing by crystal blue Lake Sils and Silvaplana we reach the world-renowned alpine resort of St. Moritz. Dinner and overnight at first class hotel.
St. Moritz – Principality of Liechtenstein – Zurich
4th Day (Saturday)
We leave St. Moritz in the morning and cross the Julier Pass to reach Chur. In the capital of Principality of Liechtenstein, Vaduz, there will be time for lunch and for sightseeing. This tiny country with the mighty castle, which is the home of the present Prince and his family, attracts visitors from all over the world. In the afternoon we will return to Zurich through the Toggenburg region with its picturesque farmhouses. Dinner on your own. Overnight at first class hotel.
Zurich – Rapperswil – Boatride on Lake of Zurich
5th Day (Sunday)
At 10.00 a.m. our bus will pick you up for a tour that shows you the most interesting sights of Zurich and its surroundings. We start with a city tour of Zurich. Along the Höhenstrasse that offers spectacular views into the Alps, we drive to Rapperswil, the town of the roses, where you will see the rosegarden, the castle and the deer park on the Lindenhof. Return to Zurich by boat approx. 4 p.m.–return to your hotel individually. Dinner on your own. Overnight at first class hotel.
6th Day (Monday)
Breakfast is served at the hotel. Check out individually not later than 11 a.m.
Prices per Person in CHF
|Double occupancy with bath or shower||1,576|
|Supplement for single room||402|
|Discount (age group 60+)||50|
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