Globus - 5 Night Deluxe Tour Package5-Nights Top Of Switzerland

Tours offered from May 18th, 2020 - September 21st, 2020

Starting from only $2,219.00 (USD)

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Tour Overview

Enjoy six days amid spectacular Alpine beauty on this guided tour of Switzerland. Meet your Tour Director and traveling companions in the vibrant city of Zurich before continuing to the picturesque Emmental Valley. Visit a local cheese farm and enjoy a light lunch before setting off for Interlaken – nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, and surrounded by the magnificence of the Eiger, Mцnch, and Jungfrau peaks. Venture to Europe's highest railway station serving the 13,642-foot summit of the Jungfrau mountain. This Alpine wonderland offers a wealth of activities and experiences for this full day's trip. Traveling on to Lucerne, pass through charming mountains to visit picturesque Brienz with its Woodcarving Museum. Then, on to a special highlight: Ballenberg's open-air museum with its centuries-old Swiss buildings. The two-night stay in Lucerne includes a walking tour of the many inspirational and historic sites in the city including a visit to the Lion Monument – built in recognition of the Swiss Guards' sacrifice in protection of the Royal House of France during the French Revolution centuries before. A sumptuous farewell dinner will conclude this Swiss adventure. With many stories of the stunning natural scenery and the warm and welcoming culture here, you'll remember your trip to the Top of Switzerland as the height of your travels so far. Selected departures can join cruise WZA "Romantic Rhine"Included Features:ZURICHWelcome dinner; orientation walk of the Old TownAFFOLTERN [LF] Visit a cheese farm and enjoy a light lunchINTERLAKEN [LF] Excursion to the JungfrauBRIENZ Visit the Woodcarving MuseumBALLENBERG [LF] Visit the open-air museumLUCERNE Walking tour including the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge; farewell dinner at a local restaurant

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Top Of Switzerland

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. (D)


Day 2 ZURICH–EMMENTAL VALLEY–INTERLAKEN. Discover Zurich's well-preserved OLD TOWN with its medieval guild houses during your orientation walk, before continuing to the Emmental Valley. Stop at the SCHAUKдSEREI AFFOLTERN to try out the locally produced cheese, and enjoy a light lunch. Then, continue your journey deep into the Alps to arrive in Interlaken. The town's unique location, nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, and surrounded by the world-famous Eiger, Mцnch, and Jungfrau mountains, guarantees spectacular views.
Today's Distance: 106 mi / 170 km (B,L)

Day 3 INTERLAKEN. EXCURSION TO THE JUNGFRAU. An unforgettable trip to the high Alpine wonderland of ice and snow is the true highlight of a visit to Switzerland. At an amazing 11,332 feet, the JUNGFRAUJOCH is Europe's highest railway station. Jungfrau's 13,642-foot summit was first ascended in 1811 and, in 1912, the rack railway was opened. Enjoy the Alpine Sensation, the Panorama 360° Experience, the ICE PALACE, and take the elevator to the Sphinx Observatory. Also receive your Jungfrau Passport as a souvenir to take home with you. Your roundtrip excursion to the “Top of Europe” by MOUNTAIN TRAIN will take up most of the day. (B)

Day 4 INTERLAKEN–BRIENZ–BALLENBERG–LUCERNE. A scenic drive through charming mountains brings you to cozy Brienz, where you will visit the interesting WOODCARVING MUSEUM. Also walk through the romantic Brunngasse, once awarded the title “Most Beautiful Street in Europe.” A guided visit to the fascinating open-air museum of Ballenberg includes marvelous centuries-old buildings from all parts of Switzerland. Arrive in picturebook Lucerne for a 2-night stay. You may wish to join an optional folklore party with cheese fondue, yodeling, and alphorn blowing.
Today's Distance: 50 mi / 80 km (B)

Day 5 LUCERNE. Follow your Tour Director for a pleasant walk and admire Thorwaldsen's LION MONUMENT, dedicated to the Swiss Guards who protected the Royal House of France during the French Revolution. Walk along ornate patrician houses of the walled Old Town, then cross the famous covered CHAPEL BRIDGE to the Jesuit Church, the first large baroque church built in Switzerland on the north side of the Alps. Later, an exciting optional excursion is available to Mount Pilatus, the “Guard of Lucerne.” This evening, a farewell dinner has been prepared to celebrate your vacation as the best way to say auf Wiedersehen. (B,D)

Day 6 LUCERNE–ZURICH AIRPORT. Morning transfer to Zurich Airport in time for homebound flights leaving no earlier than 10 am. Extra nights are available in Zurich, not Lucerne.
Today's Distance: 34 mi / 55 km (B)

Tour Dates & Pricing

  • Monday May 18th, 2020 - Saturday May 23rd, 2020
    from $2,219.00
  • Monday June 1st, 2020 - Saturday June 6th, 2020
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  • Monday June 15th, 2020 - Saturday June 20th, 2020
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  • Monday June 22nd, 2020 - Saturday June 27th, 2020
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  • Monday June 29th, 2020 - Saturday July 4th, 2020
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  • Monday July 13th, 2020 - Saturday July 18th, 2020
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  • Monday July 20th, 2020 - Saturday July 25th, 2020
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  • Monday July 27th, 2020 - Saturday August 1st, 2020
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  • Monday August 17th, 2020 - Saturday August 22nd, 2020
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  • Monday August 24th, 2020 - Saturday August 29th, 2020
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  • Monday August 31st, 2020 - Saturday September 5th, 2020
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  • Monday September 14th, 2020 - Saturday September 19th, 2020
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  • Monday September 21st, 2020 - Saturday September 26th, 2020
    from $2,289.00