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8 Day Swiss Escape

Marvel at the Alps, taste the world's most expensive coffee in Zurich and chat with the locals in all 4 official languages of Switzerland!
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8 Day Swiss Escape

CruisePlus Land Offer

Zurich to Lugano

November 4, 2018

Globus Land Tour

Escape to Switzerland where you will take in the picturesque, watch-making town of Biel. You’ll take a scenic drive to lakeside Neuchâtel with its impressive castle and medieval cathedral. Enjoy a guided tour of Bear Park, a panoramic view from the Rose Garden.

What we are Including

  • 8-day professionally guided tour
  • Full buffet breakfast daily; 3 three-course dinners with wine
  • Motorcoach transportation with included Wi-FI
  • First class accommodations
  • VIP access to included sights such as Chillon Castle and Bear Park with personal headsets
  • Taxes and much more!

Please note: International airfare, beverages, additional meals, and gratuities are extra and are not included.

  Tour Only
From: $1139pp
All pricing is per person, based on double occupancy and in CAD

Itinerary

Zurich to Lugano

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

DAY 1: ARRIVE IN ZURICH, SWITZERLAND

Welcome to Zurich! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
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DAY 2: ZURICH–BIEL/BIENNE–NEUCHÂTEL–MONTREUX

Walk through Zurich’s OLD TOWN, Switzerland’s center of banking and commerce, before departing on your Swiss adventure. You’ll quickly discover that Switzerland isn’t just home to the Alps, but also to some of the world’s most beautiful lakes. First, stop at the foot of the Jura Mountains in the picturesque town of Biel, known as Bienne by the French-speaking Swiss, famous for watch-making, and explore the historical center. Next, enjoy a scenic drive to lakeside Neuchâtel, dominated by the medieval cathedral and castle. Time to stroll along the lake promenade before continuing to elegant Montreux, famous for its Jazz Festival.
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DAY 3: MONTREUX

This morning, a guided visit to the nearby CHILLON CASTLE is included. Beautifully located on the banks of Lake Geneva, the castle was used as a residence and toll station by the Counts of Savoy from the 12th to the 16th century. Spend the afternoon and evening at leisure.
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DAY 4: MONTREUX–BERNE–LUCERNE

Arrive in the stately capital of Berne. Your guided tour starts with a stop at the BEAR PARK, the symbol for the name of the town, followed by a panoramic view of the city from the Rose Garden. Walk through the beautifully preserved medieval Old Town, witness the hourly parade of painted figures at the Clock Tower, and marvel at the ornate, flower-adorned fountains. Leave the Berner Oberland and drive to picturesque Lucerne. This evening, enjoy dinner with regional specialties at a local restaurant.
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DAY 5: LUCERNE

During your orientation walk, be captivated by Thorwaldsen’s impressive LION MONUMENT, dedicated to the Swiss Guards who protected the Royal House of France during the French Revolution. See the ornate patrician houses of the walled Old Town, then cross the famous covered CHAPEL BRIDGE to the Jesuit church. A breathtaking optional excursion is available to one of Lucerne’s mountains.
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DAY 6: LUCERNE–LUGANO

A spectacular drive straight through the Swiss Alps brings you via the famous St. Gotthard tunnel to the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland, and to the elegant lakeside resort of Lugano. Later, why not sign up for an optional cruise on Lake Lugano?
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DAY 7: LUGANO

A full day at leisure gives you the chance to explore more of the local area. Join an optional excursion to visit the UNESCO protected Castles of Bellinzona. Tonight, a farewell dinner will be served at your hotel to celebrate your Swiss Escape.
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DAY 8: LUGANO

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (The nearest airport is Milan, Italy.)
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Globus: Offering a World of Travel Opportunity

Globus family of brands is a group of escorted tour, river cruise and independent travel companies that are dedicated to handling all the small details of your vacation. This leaves you to explore more and create lifelong memories. Each brand under the Globus family umbrella has a unique approach to travel suiting the needs of every traveller. Globus believe every journey tells a story. They have envisioned the perfect vacation for you. Providing opportunities to experience great hotels, amazing food, incredible sightseeing and, above all, creating memories that would last several lifetimes! On a Globus fully escorted tour, professionals handle all the details, logistics and scheduling leaving nothing but the journey for you.

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Pricing is subject to change anytime without notice and may not be reflected immediately on this page. This deal was last updated on Apr 6, 2018 @ 12:54 pm
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