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Switzerland in Style

Switzerland in Style

6 nights from
AU$4,799 Per person twin share
 
  • Package Type
    Self-Guided
  • STC Main Accommodation
    Accommodation in Switzerland
  • Travel From
    16 Jun 2019
  • Travel Until
    10 Sep 2019
6 nights from
AU$4,799 Per person twin share
 
  • Package Type
    Self-Guided
  • STC Main Accommodation
    Accommodation in Switzerland
  • Travel From
    16 Jun 2019
  • Travel Until
    10 Sep 2019
Description 
  • Package Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation 6-night accommodationCruiseCruise Cruise on Lake Thun with 2-course lunchInclusionInclusion Horse-drawn carriage ride to Val Fex (Sils Maria)InclusionInclusion Seat reservation on Glacier Express and 3-course lunch on boardInclusionInclusion Luggage transport between hotelsInclusionInclusion Rail travel in 1st class (Swiss card including half fare discount)MealsMeals Daily breakfast, two 5-course dinner in Sils Maria, and two dine-around dinner in ZermattTourTour Excursion to the Gornergrat in Zermatt and guided tour in Bern

Summary

Seven days of sheer pleasure, a journey covering the highlights of Switzerland, this tour shares a big slice of Switzerland’s sweet life. On board a luxury train, watch the ever-changing Swiss scenery pass by from the comfort of a first-class compartment and spend 6 nights in 5-star hotels, enjoying upscale amenities and services. Spoil yourself with the best experiences, including champagne breakfasts, gourmet dinners, horse-drawn carriage rides, lake cruises, and rejuvenating spa treatments. You are also entitled to exhilarating journeys, such as travelling on board the world-famous Glacier Express, a stroll through Zermatt to the Gornergrat Railway to see the majestic Matterhorn, and a tour of Bern’s medieval town to uncover its fascinating history and timeless charm.

2019 Departure dates: Daily between 16 June and 10 September

Highlights

  • First-class rail travel & 5-star accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Journey on the Glacier Express
  • Visit Gornergrat Railway
  • Discover St. Moritz (Sils Maria)

Inclusions

  • Rail travel in 1st class as per itinerary (Swiss card incl. half fare discount)
  • 6-night accommodation in 5-star hotels (alternative hotels might be offered at certain times)
  • Daily breakfast
  • Meals: Sils Maria - 2 x 5-course dinner / Zermatt - 2 x Dine-around dinner
  • Horse-drawn carriage ride to Val Fex (Sils Maria)
  • Seat reservation on Glacier Express and 3-course lunch on-board
  • Excursion to the Gornergrat in Zermatt
  • Lake cruise on Lake Thun, Interlaken to Thun with on-board 2-course lunch
  • Private guided tour of Bern with English speaking local guide
  • Luggage transport Zermatt-Bern (hotel to hotel)
  • Detailed itinerary and travel documentation

OPTIONAL ADD ONS

  • Extension night at Waldhaus, Sils Maria - accommodation in Junior Suite, breakfast
  • Excursion Bernina Express, return trip St. Moritz – Tirano in 1st class, including seat reservations **

**(We recommend to include an extra night for the Bernina Express as excursion to Val Fex with horse drawn carriage cannot be combined on the same day)

  • Extension Package Montreux:
    • 2-night accommodation at Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic, Lake View Room, daily breakfast
    • 3-course degustation dinner with matching wines at the hotel (Terrace with lake view)
    • GoldenPass rail journey Thun-Zweisimmen-Montreux in 1st class, including seat reservation
    • Riviera card offering unlimited travel on local public network around Montreux
  • Wellness Package Sils-Maria: 50 minute massage per person at the new Waldhause Spa. Choose from:
    • Classic full body massage
    • Sports massage
    • Relax full-body treatment
    • Relaxation treatment for headaches

Exclusions

  • Meals other than those specified in the itinerary or list of inclusions
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance

Itinerary

Day 1, Zürich – Sils Maria
The tour starts in Zürich with a rail transfer to St. Moritz.

After arrival in St. Moritz, a friendly hotel’s representative will bring you to the Waldhaus in Sils Maria.

Welcome drink and check-in at the hotel.

Dinner (5-course) and overnight at hotel.

Day 2, Sils Maria – Day at leisure
Breakfast at hotel.

Today, enjoy a horse-carriage ride through the Val Fex. A skilled coachman will take you through the valley on this traditional ride. A trip by horse-drawn carriage into the Val Fex is one of the most romantic experiences far and wide. The ride takes you through unspoiled countryside, surrounded by majestic 3,000 metre mountain peaks.

Rest of day at leisure or simply relax and take advantage of the hotel’s spa facilities.

Dinner (5-course) and overnight at hotel.

Day 3, Glacier Express to Zermatt
Breakfast at hotel.

Transfer to St. Moritz station where you board the world-famous Glacier Express. Your seat is reserved in the 1st class panoramic carriage and you will be served a 3-course-lunch en route. This iconic journey takes you across the Alps to Zermatt, home of the Matterhorn.

Transfer from Zermatt station to your hotel (horse-drawn carriage or electric vehicle).

Check-in and welcome drink at the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof.

Dine-around dinner at leisure. (You have a choice of selected hotel restaurants.)

Overnight at hotel.

Day 4, Free Day - Zermatt
Breakfast at hotel.

Enjoy a stroll through Zermatt before taking the Gornergrat Railway to an altitude of 3089m above sea level. Once you reach the top, you can enjoy breath-taking panoramic views of hundreds of peaks, 29 of which are over 4000 metres high, with the Matterhorn right in the centre. Explore the Alpine surroundings in the afternoon with a hike from the Gornergrat down to Riffelberg or take a leisurely walk on one of the trails along the Gornergrat Railway.

Return to Zermatt throughout the afternoon and time to relax in the hotel spa.

Dine-around dinner at leisure. (You have a choice of selected hotel restaurants.)

Overnight at hotel.

Day 5, Zermatt - Lake Thun - Bern
Breakfast at hotel.

Your luggage will be transferred ahead of you to the station and transported directly to Bern. Today, you travel through the Lötschberg-Tunnel from the Valais to the Bernese Oberland. At Interlaken-West, you change from train to a boat for a leisurely cruise on the lake towards Thun, including 2-course lunch. A short walk across this cute little town to the railway station and you continue by train to the charming Swiss capital, Bern. The hotel is located directly opposite the railway station.

Evening at leisure and time for a short stroll through the old part of the town.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 6, Bern – Guided City Tour
Breakfast at hotel.

Your local guide will take you on a fascinating 2-hour private tour through Bern’s medieval old town, steeped in history and charm.

Rest of the day at leisure.

Explore the famous "Lauben" along the main streets of the old town with its many little boutiques and shops.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 7, Departure
Breakfast at hotel.

Continuation of your tour or rail transfer to airport/border.

OPTIONAL ADD-ON

Extension night at Hotel Waldhaus
Excursion via Bernina Express

Day 3 (additional day), St. Moritz – Tirano – St. Moritz
Breakfast at hotel.

Transfer to St. Moritz station in the morning and departure of the Bernina Express to Tirano. Your seats are reserved in the 1st class panoramic carriage.

The Albula and Bernina line has been declared UNESCO World Heritage and is one of the most spectacular routes across the Alps. Leaving St. Moritz in the North, the train climbs over the Bernina Pass (2,253m), travels past glaciers and Graubündens highest mountain, through 55 tunnels, over 196 bridges and viaducts before reaching the palm trees of Tirano in the South.

You have time for a short stroll and lunch in Tirano before returning to St. Moritz.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 4, Glacier Express to Zermatt - Continuation of your tour as per main itinerary
Breakfast at hotel.

Continuation of your tour as per main itinerary.

Extension Package Montreux

Day 5, Zermatt - Lake Thun – Zweisimmen – (GoldenPass) - Montreux
Breakfast at hotel.

Programme as per main itinerary. Day 5 from Zermatt to Thun (final stop lake cruise).

After the lake cruise, you continue by rail from Thun to Zweisimmen where you board the Golden Pass train.

The Golden Pass Line is a picture-book journey across the Bernese Alps to the shores of Lake Geneva.

Your seats are reserved in the 1st class panoramic carriage.

Late afternoon arrival in Montreux.

Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 6, Montreux
Breakfast at hotel.

Day at leisure. Montreux offers a range of activities. Visit the famous Château de Chillon or take a short cruise on one of the paddle steamers on Lake Geneva. The Olympic museum in Lausanne has just recently been re-opened and is well worth a visit.

Tonight, you will be treated to a 3-course "Dîner Dégustation" on the roof terrace of the Grand Suisse Majestic overlooking the lake. The dinner is accompanied with matching wines to let you sample the exclusive wines of the Lavaux region.

Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 7, Montreux - Bern
Breakfast at hotel.

Rail transfer via Lausanne to Bern and continuation of your tour as per main itinerary.

Accommodation

5-star Hotel Waldhaus, Sils-Maria or similar
5-star Superior Grand Hotel Zermatterhof, Zermatt or similar
5-star Bellevue Palace, Bern or similar
4-star Sup Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic, Montreux or similar

All prices are subject to availability. If the above hotels are not available, alternative accommodation will be offered. Supplements or reductions may apply. Prices for families are available on request.

Important Notes

  • Itinerary bookable in reverse
  • Open jaw possible (ie. start in Zurich ending in Geneva or vice versa)
  • Extension nights available
  • Combinable with other arrangements (pre-/post extensions)
  • Extra night, child rate and triple room on request. Children under 6 years travel free when sharing room with their parents (no extra bedding).
  • Luggage Transport: Luggage transfer Zermatt - Bern (or Montreux for the extension package) is included and will be arranged by the hotel.
  • Summer Season – Hotel Availability: The 5* hotels in the resorts of Zermatt and St. Moritz have relatively short summer seasons. (Most of them close in May/June and October/November.) During these periods, validity of the package can be extended by using 4* accommodation still available during this time. (Pricing will be adjusted accordingly.)

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS

  • 1-night extension package - Sils Maria with Bernina Express excursion
  • 2-night extension package - Montreux with degustation dinner
  • Wellness Package Sils-Maria

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