Best of Switzerland 2014

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Château de Chillon
  • Duration: 10 Days
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  • Brochure: Europe & Britain 2014
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  • Style: Regional
  • Description: Scenic lakeside towns, views of the Matterhorn and an Alpine journey to chic St. Moritz aboard the famous Bernina Express – this round-trip from Zurich shows off Switzerland at its best. It's Insider moments like… watching Joelle Hostettler whip up a risotto from scratch in her garden, teaching you how to cook it the local way. And trying authentic antipasti from the Italian-speaking region of Switzerland. After Joelle and her husband Massimo have shown you around the family vineyard, you sit back with a glass of wine to soak up views over Lake Lugano. The risotto is served al fresco, with local sausage in pastry, and, as you linger over lunch, they bring out a seasonal fruit tart made from fruit grown in their garden.
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Optionals

On every itinerary, we offer a range of optional excursions that allow you to further enhance your experience should you so choose. These are purchased when you are on your trip, via your Trafalgar Travel Director. Depending on the region visited these can be paid with cash or credit card.


A reduction of 25% of the cost of the Optional Excursions is offered to all children under the age of 16 years at the time of travel. Please Note: This discount to does not apply to North America optionals, as they are already discounted.

  • LAKE GENEVA

    • + Savoyard Dinner Into the hills behind Evian, with views over Lake Geneva, to our typical French restaurant, where the chef offers us a four course 'Savoyard' dinner. Fine French wines/soft drinks, accompany our meal for a memorable dining experience.

  • ZERMATT

    • + Klein Matterhorn Excursion A unique electric taxi service will drive us to the foot of Zermatt's highest and most spectacular mountain ride. Enjoy stunning views as we ascend to Furi and Trockener steg before boarding Europe's highest cable car to arrive on the snow-capped top of the world at 3779 m (12400 feet). A magnificent panorama of the highest peaks in Switzerland, Italy and France will make this an unforgettable experience.

  • ST MORITZ

    • + Pontresina And Rosegg Valley After a short drive to Pontresina, take a horse-drawn carriage ride through the picturesque Rosegg Valley for spectacular views.

  • LUCERNE

    • + Folklore Evening And Dinner Tonight we shall enjoy a tasty Swiss meal (one of the courses will be the famous Swiss cheese fondue) in a typical restaurant. Whilst you enjoy dinner, join in the fun of a lively folklore show which includes yodelling, flag-throwing, Alpine horn-blowing and many other customary Swiss entertainment. Two drinks are included.

    • + Mount Stanserhorn And Lake Cruise We begin with a scenic cruise across Lake Lucerne to the village of Stans, terminal of one of Switzerland's oldest mountain railways. We climb to the top by old-timer railway and exciting new Cabrio cable car to reach 1900 m (6300 feet), an excellent vantage from which to view the breathtaking scenery of Alpine Switzerland. Free time to take in the air and perhaps some refreshments before we descend to rejoin our coach. (On certain departures this optional may be operated in reverse, ending with the cruise.)

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Notes
  • * For single travellers purchasing the twin-share option, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 
  • ^Twin-share option not available for trips to South America., Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey.

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