Taste, Sights & Splendour of Switzerland

Taste, Sights & Splendour of Switzerland

Switzerland is renowned for is spectacular scenery, lush meadows, sparkling lakes and chocolate box villages.

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Switzerland is renowned for is spectacular scenery, lush meadows, sparkling lakes and chocolate box villages.

Discover this magical destination on this superb tour based amidst the Alpine scenery as we visit the cosmopolitan city of Geneva and Lake Geneva, Chamonix, the car free town of Zermatt, a cruise on Europe’s underground lake cruise, a relaxing journey on the Mont Blanc Express as well as a tour and tasting at a cheese dairy and Nestle chocolate factory.

 

This tour includes our popular door-to-door collection service.

Sat:

Early morning collection from your home to join the coach for the journey to Folkestone for our mid-morning shuttle to France. We then continue to our overnight hotel.

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Sun:

We continue our journey through to Col des Mosses in time for a welcome drink and our evening meal.

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Mon:

We start the day with a scenic drive over the Col du Pilon to the charming chalet village of Gstaad, a popular destination for international celebrities, with its famous shopping street, renowned cafés and restaurants. We continue through the lovely countryside to visit the famous cheese dairy in Gruyeres. In addition to tasting a sample of the cheese during an audio guided tour, you will learn about the production of this famous Swiss cheese. We then make our way to the Nestle chocolate factory Cailler in Broc. Our tour starts with a20-minute multimedia animation show, where we’ll learn the history of chocolate before seeing the rest of the factory.

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Tue

We travel to Täsch to board the shuttle train to the car-free zone of Zermatt. Zermatt has preserved its originality and the traditional wooden chalets radiate its distinctive traditional charm and make you forget the hustle and bustle of our time for a moment. In the afternoon we take the train back to Täsch and travel to our final highlight of the day, St. Leonard, the largest underground lake in Europe. During our 30-minute boat trip on the crystal clear water we enjoy the peace of this amazing place while our guide explains the fascinating details about the origin and the history of the underground lake.

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Wed:

Morning at leisure to relax in this idyllic location. This afternoon we offer an excursion to Montreux and enjoy a stroll along the promenade of picturesque Lake Geneva with its stunning alpine peaks and exotic palms. On our return, we pause for a short photo stop at Chillon Water Castle, situated on a rocky island that gives the impression of being a floating fortress.

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Thu:

We travel to Martigny and board the famous Mont Blanc Express. From our train window, we experience an unspoilt landscape to Le Chatelard on the French border. We join our coach and continue to the resort of Chamonix, a popular alpine mountain resort surrounded by spectacular views. Stroll through this romantic village or take the opportunity to go up to the Aiguille du Midi, the pre-summit of Mont Blanc, with the second highest cable car in Europe (payable locally). The journey only takes 20 minutes from the centre of Chamonix to the pre-summit at 3842 metres. Enjoy a magnificent 360° panoramic view of the French, Italian and Swiss Alps and of course the ‘mountain of all mountains’ Mont Blanc. Later we return to the hotel in time for dinner.

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Fri:

Sadly we bid farewell to Switzerland and make our way back to our overnight hotel.

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Sat.

After breakfast, we continue our journey to Northern France for our mid-afternoon Eurotunnel crossing. We then continue back to Cambridgeshire where our door-to-door service will return you home.

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D=Evening Meal, CB=Continental Breakfast

Hotel Relais Alpin, Col des Mosses, Switzerland (5 Nights)

Located in the centre of the small ski quiet resort of Les Mosses in the heart of the Alps Vaudoises, this hotel has a bar, restaurant, terrace, lift and a convenience store on site. All en suite rooms are traditionally furnished and equipped with a flat screen TV, Wi-Fi, hairdryer, telephone and radio.

www.relaisalpin.ch/ra/en/

 

Your Holiday Includes

  • Door-to-door collection service 

  • Luxury coach travel throughout

  • 7 nights dinner, bed & continental breakfast 

  • Welcome drink in Switzerland 

  • Excursions as described 

  • Mont Blanc Express Train Journey 

  • St. Leonard Cruise 

  • Tour & Tasting at Gruyeres Cheese Dairy

  • Tour & Tasting at Nestle Chocolate Factory 

  • Return Eurotunnel crossing 

  • Porterage in Switzerland

 

This tour is operated in conjunction with Eastons Holidays.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Acland Street Coach Park Acland Street Coach Park, Peterborough
Birchanger Services Birchanger Services Coach Park, M11
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