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Switzerland, The Matterhorn & Glacier Express

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Switzerland, The Matterhorn & Glacier Express

The Swiss Alps are one of Europe’s most spectacular areas. Take The Glacier Express and The Bernina Express and sit back, relax and enjoy the incredible views.

  • Style: Guided Group Journey
  • Duration: 8 days/7 nights
  • Starts in: Zurich
Guide Price £1169
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
Highlights:
  • Matterhorn
  • Lake Geneva
  • Klosters
  • Lake Maggiore
Itinerary:

Day 1  Fly to Zurich  
Arrive in Zurich, meet your tour director and transfer to your hotel in the charming town of Brig, your home for the next four nights.  

Day 2  Zermatt & The Matterhorn
Travel through the spectacular Mattertal Valley past lush meadows and through dense forests. Arrive at Zermatt for amazing views of The Matterhorn and choose to take the cog railway (payable locally) to the Gornergrat at over 10,000 feet. If you prefer, you can take a horse-drawn carriage ride around town.  

Day 3  Lake Maggiore, Italy  
Travel over the Simplon Pass to Italy and the peaceful shores of Lake Maggiore. Take time to stroll around the resort town of Stresa with its cobbled streets and traditional shops. Enjoy a private cruise on the gentle waters to the Borromean Islands passing by Isola Bella with its elegant 17th Century villa. Afterwards, cruise to Verbania on the opposite shore and return to Switzerland via the narrow gauge Centovalli Railway to Domodossola.  

Day 4  Lake Geneva  
Head to Montreux on the shores of Lake Geneva where you have a day at leisure to discover the area. You may wish to take a lunch cruise on the lake or the spectacular cog railway to the peak of Rochers de Naye. Alternatively, you can spend some time in Brig where there’s a number of walking trails to discover.  

Day 5  Brig to Klosters  
The Glacier Express is one of the world’s great train rides. Enjoy the four hour journey through mountain passes, past cascading waterfalls and snow-capped mountains. The highest point at Oberalp Pass is a remarkable 2,000m above sea level. Arrive in Chur and board a coach to Klosters, a wonderful village surrounded by alpine peaks and your base for three nights.

Day 6  Klosters  
Relax and explore Klosters at your leisure today. Perhaps take a cable car to enjoy the views or sit back with a coffee in one of the village cafés.  

Day 7  The Bernina Express  
A remarkable feat of engineering, The Bernina Express twists in an incredible sequence of spirals and loops to St Moritz where you’ll enjoy stunning views. Afterwards, continue to the Italian town of Tirano for some free time, before taking the coach back to Klosters.  

Day 8  Zurich  
Your tour ends this morning with a transfer to Zurich for your flight home with your fellow travellers.    

Departs:
Frequent departures from various airports, May - Sep 2020 & 2021.

Prices
Guide Price £1169
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
Inclusions
  • Return flights with a scheduled airline
  • Return airport transfers in Switzerland
  • 7 nights 3star accommodation
  • 7 breakfasts & 7 dinners
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 21/05/2020 to 06/10/2021. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
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Switzerland, The Matterhorn & Glacier Express
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