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  • Geneva, Montreux, Zermatt8 days
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Take an 8-day tour to see the beauty of Switzerland around Geneva, Montreux, Zermatt and the Matterhorn and see spectacular lakes, mountains, architecture, art, castles, medieval towns and museums. You will see one of the most beautiful regions in the world and will learn so much about Swiss culture and cuisine. Travel in Switzerland is by panoramic train, cogwheel mountain train, and luxury lake steamer and you will enjoy incredible vistas and amazing scenery. Get ready for the beauty of Switzerland.

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You will enjoy sleepy Alpine hamlets surrounded by the impressive beauty of the Alps with their snow-peaked mountains, picturesque valleys, and clear Alpine lakes. You will travel to scenic mountain summits, see glaciers, and visit an enchanting castle and a picture post-card Swiss Village.

Swiss beauty

Ride dramatic Alpine trains and cable cars to mountain summits near Montreux and Zermatt and enjoy breathtaking views

Visit the historic left bank of the Rhone and discover 16th century cobbled streets with an interesting mix of museums, churches, shops and restaurants

Take a leisurely ride on a wonderful lake steamer on Lake Geneva and travel in classic style and comfort.

Places covered 8 Days
  • Day 1 Lake Geneva – explore and sightseeing
  • Day 2 Lake Geneva –activities by the lake – exploring – cruise
  • Day 3 Lake Geneva – Castle Chillon
  • Day 4 Montreux – exploring and sightseeing at leisure
  • Day 5 Montreux – exploring and sightseeing at leisure
  • Day 6 Zermatt – sightseeing and attractions
  • Day 7 Zermatt – the Matterhorn
  • Day 8 Zermatt Glacier
  • Day 9 Depart
  • Days Details
  • 1 Geneva – explore and sightseeing Start with a city tour of Geneva and see the beautiful parks along the lake, the Old Town with its cathedral, the unique town hall, and the European seat of the United Nations. Geneva is a hub of diplomacy, shopping and business. Check out the Water Jet it is Europe’s tallest fountain, spouting nearly 400 feet in to the air every second. At the International Museum of the Reformation and the Wall of the Reformers, you can trace the logic and history behind the Protestant Reformation, and learn about its key players. Explore the parkland in Geneva’s right bank, which provides the best views for seeing nearby Mont Blanc the mountain is the tallest in Europe.
  • 2 Lake Geneva –activities by the lake – exploring – cruise Make the most of being in some of the most beautiful scenery in Europe and spend a morning hiking, biking, boating or wine tasting – these are all popular activities that you can do around Lake Geneva. Take a walking tour around the shores of the lake with stunning views of the Alps beyond and the towering Jet d’Eau, the world’s tallest fountain. Soak up the atmosphere of the lake and take a dip at Bains de Paquis or just relax in one of the lakeside parks or cafes. After lunch hop on board the traditional lake steamer for awonderful cruise along the length of the lake – as you leave Geneva get a close up at the famous Jet d’Eau. The views from the steamer are out of this world.
  • 3 Lake Geneva – Castle Chillon Today, take the paddle steamer to romantic Chillon Castle and explore this fascinating medieval fortress made famous by Lord Byron an architectural jewel located in the most beautiful setting imaginable right at the foot of the Alps. The castle has always inspired artists and writers from Victor Hugo and Lord Byron to Delacroix to Courbet. Visit the underground rooms that evoke great gothic cathedrals of the 13thcentury and marvel at the four formal great halls whose windows all look out over the marvellous view of Lake Geneva.
  • 4 Montreux – exploring and sightseeing at leisure This wonderful lakeside resort has been attracting artists, writers and musicians for years. Montreux has its own mild microclimate – perfect for peaceful walks along a pretty lakeshore that is dotted with elegant 19thcentury hotels, and strolls through an ancient hilltop Old Town. Place fresh flowers at the feet of the statue of Freddie Mercury that’s located in front of Montreux’s old covered market on the waterfront. Visit the old town of Vevey that is dotted with historical monuments and museums that bear witness to its rich heritage – stroll through the narrow paved streets full of artisans and craftsmen who sell their wonderful wares. And on the Quai Perdonnet you will find the statue of the famous Charlie Chaplin who lived at Corsier-sur-Vevey for 25 years.
  • 5 Montreux – exploring and sightseeing at leisure Take a half-day excursion to Lausanne, one of Switzerland’s secret destinations that’s renowned for its elegance the historic Old Town and its well-preserved gothic cathedral, and the Olympic Committee headquarters. There are delights here to discover at every turn from monuments, architecture and flower-bedecked quays to parks, gardens and dozens of museums. Or spend half a day exploring the Valais region that’s close-by to Montreux. There are many quaint small villages to see amongst an amazing diversity of landscapes and just a few kilometres away are the highest glaciers and mountains of the Alps and almost subtropical places where even almond and pomegranate trees grow. See some amazing flora and fauna here.
  • 6 Zermatt – sightseeing and attractions Today make the scenic train journey through the Valais, across the Forclaz Pass, through the Rhone valley enjoying the Berner Alps to the left and the Pennines Alps to the right. Arrive at the rustic resort of Zermatt and check in to a charming mountain chalet hotel as you catch your first view of the famous Matterhorn. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon orientation walk through this charming Alpine village and learn about its history and the famous Matterhorn expeditions of the past. In the evening enjoy an elegant dinner at the Schonegg restaurant whilst marvelling at wonderful views of the Matterhoon as you dine on delicious Swiss cuisine.
  • 7 Zermatt – the Matterhorn Experience first-hand the fascinating world of Alpine peaks, glaciers and expansive ice fields, and make the 43 minute ascent to the Gornergrat on Europe’s highest tunnel free railway, the Gornergratbahn. This ride offers an ever-changing panorama of glorious Alpine scenery beginning with slopes of luscious green forest gradually opening up to a rocky summit where, perched on top, is the Gornergrat Hotel. From the terrace here you can enjoy breathtaking views and see the tallest mountains in Switzerland including Monte Rosa and the Dom and the splendid isolation of the nearby Matterhorn. Below a river of ice called the Gornergletscher will fascinate you with its immense size and its crystal blue ice sculptures.
  • 8 Zermatt Glacier Today explore the Matterhorn glacier paradise – a world of adventures. Take a cable car to the highest cable car station in Europe and see views of the highest mountains in Italy, France and Switzerland that are utterly breathtaking. From here, mountaineers and hikers set off to scale the Breithorn and for many hikers this is their first ascent of a 4000 metre peak. Stay in one place and see wonderful views from the observation platform that areso clear they seem to stretch as far as the Mediterranean. You can see Mont Blanc in France and the summit of Gran Paradiso in Italy and the air up here is so thin that you will need to take it slowly to enjoy the views. Enjoy the audio system on the ride to the summit with information about the alpine world, the cog railway and much more, and inside the mountain there is an observation window looking out over the Breithron.
  • 9 Depart
€ 2,500 per person (Prices are in Euros and exclude international flights)
Price Per Person in Twin Sharing Accomodation
(Prices are in Euros and exclude international flights)

All rates mentioned are an approximate price per person on a twin-sharing basis, and are based on a minimum of 4-6 adults travelling together. Rates are subject to change based on the number of passengers and the time of year. (Flights, visas, travel insurance, lunches & dinners, personal expenses not included. There may be some itinerary activities not included also – please ask).

Inclusions :

- Traditional ,Boutique or Heritage accommodation where possible or Quality accommodation (on a twin-sharing basis) in centrally located 4*Hotels .

-Meals – breakfast in all destinations

- Internal Travel by rail - ferries - coach as applicable

-Guided sightseeing excursions as per the itinerary

-First arrival and last departure transfers

Most Holidays are based on Independent Travel . Holidays could be Customised to your requirements and you could choose to upgrade to Selfdrive or Exclusively Private basis .

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Take a city-break in Western Europe at any time of the year, if the sun is shining enjoy the sights and if it’s chilly or raining simply dive in to a museum, bar, restaurant or city attraction and get lost in the moment. Wrap up for winter Christmas markets in Germany & Belgium, head out to the Scottish highlands and moors in spring, cruise along Dutch canals, German rivers & Italian lakes in the summer, and be prepared for winter sun, snow & scenic beauty in the French, Italian, Austrian & Swiss Alps.

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