The Finest Dining – With 21 included meals, savour the finest dining in amazing venues throughout your journey.
Luxurious Accommodation – No matter which destination, you will stay in luxurious accommodation throughout your journey.
Delve Deeper Into Europe – With an average group size of just 30 other guests, you can be certain you’ll enjoy an immersive experience of Europe.
Meet with a Mountaineer – Meet with a mountaineer in Zermatt and hear of tales before paying respects at the dedicated cemetery for climbers.
Wine Tasting in Lavaux – Stop in the Lavaux region for a delightful wine tasting experience, overlooking stunning Lake Geneva.
Insight into the Swiss Army – Gain an insight into military life as you meet with a former member of the Swiss Army in Lucerne.
- DURATION 14 DAYS
- TYPE LUXURY LAND JOURNEY
- OPERATES 2017: 29 MAY, 13 JUN, 11 JUL, 8,22 AUG. 2018: VARIOUS DATES
- DEPARTS ZURICH
DAY 1 Arrive Zürich
Arrive before 1.30pm and be met on arrival. Enjoy free time, followed by a Welcome Dinner.
Stay: Sheraton Zürich Hotel (D)
DAY 2 Zürich, Lucerne
Tour Zürich, then travel to Lucerne and enjoy fondue and yodelling at a folk restaurant.
Stay: Lucerne, Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern (BD)
DAY 3 Lucerne
Later today, discover the ways of army life from a retired member of the Swiss Army.
Tour Lucerne, including a lake cruise, then ride the world’s steepest cogwheel train to Mt Pilatus. Discover the ways of army life from a retired member of the Swiss Army.
Stay: Lucerne, Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern(B)
DAY 4 Lucerne, Interlaken, Gruyères, Gstaad
See the beautiful alpine landscapes with stops in both Interlaken and Gruyères. Later, continue to Gstaad, where you will arrive in time for afternoon tea at your iconic and luxurious hotel on the Schönried sun terrace.
Stay: Schönried (Gstaad), Ermitage Hotel (BD)
DAY 5 Gstaad, Lake Geneva, Lavaux, Zermatt
Journey to Lake Geneva and stop at the world-famous Lavaux wine region for a delightful wine tasting, overlooking Lake Geneva.
Stop at the Lavaux wine region for wine tasting overlooking Lake Geneva. Continue to Zermatt and enjoy dinner with local wine.
Stay: Zermatt, Hotel Monte Rosa or similar (BLD)
DAY 6 Zermatt
Meet a retired mountaineer and hear the tales of mountain climbing and see the one-of-a-kind cemetery for climbers.
Ride the Gornergrat Railway for sublime views of the Matterhorn. Meet a mountaineer and hear the tales of climbing and see the cemetery for climbers.
Stay: Zermatt, Hotel Monte Rosa or similar (B)
DAY 7 Zermatt, Andermatt, St Moritz
Travel via the stunning Furka Pass to Andermatt and board the Glacier Express. Disembark in the world-famous St Moritz.
Stay: St Moritz, Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains (or similar) (BD)
DAY 8 St Moritz, Innsbruck
Enjoy a picturesque drive to Innsbruck, where you’ll enjoy a guided walking tour, including the Goldenes Dachl (Golden Roof).
Stay: Innsbruck, Grand Hotel Europa (BD)
DAY 9 Innsbruck, Neuschwanstein, Munich
Enjoy a horse and carriage ride up to Neuschwanstein Castle. Continue to Munich where you’ll enjoy a Bavarian dinner.
Stay: Munich, Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski (BD)
DAY 10 Munich
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™
Today, choose between a culinary tour, the BMW Museum or Dachau Concentration Camp.
Enjoy a city tour then later, choose between a culinary tour, the BMW Museum or Dachau Concentration Camp.
Stay: Munich, Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski (B)
DAY 11 Munich, Lake Chiemsee, Berchtesgaden
Stop at Lake Chiemsee on route to Eagle’s Nest. Continue to Berchtesgaden.
Stay: Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden (B)
DAY 12 Berchtesgaden, Salzkammergut
In the Salzkammergut Lake District, cruise Lake Wolfgangsee, then experience an authentic Austrian coffee house. Return to Berchtesgaden for dinner.
Stay: Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden (BD)
DAY 13 Berchtesgaden, Budapest
Be transferred to Budapest.
Stay: Kempinski Hotel Budapest (B)
DAY 14 Depart Budapest
Be transferred to the airport. (B)