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Swiss Alpine Spectacular & The Glacier Express

Swiss Alpine Spectacular & The Glacier Express

Includes: Lucerne, Zurich & the Glacier Express

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This unforgettable alpine tour takes in the wonderful Swiss Alpine scenery and the highlight is a journey on the infamous Glacier Express train passing legendary mountain peaks, icy blue glaciers, lakes and unspoilt valleys. A truly wonderful travel experience awaits.

 

Hotel Engel Emmetten * * *

Situated in the heart of Switzerland, in the village of Emmetten the hotel offers the best of Swiss hospitality and comfort • En-suite bedrooms • Cable TV • Hairdryer • Free Wi-Fi • Restaurant • Village Pub • Garden Terrace • Lift. www.engel-emmetten.ch

 

 

GLACIER EXPRESS

A highlight of the tour today, as we enjoy a scenic journey on board the Glacier Express with breath-taking views around every corner. We travel from Andermatt to Chur travelling in a 2nd class panorama carriage perfect for taking in unrestricted views of rugged cliffs, forests, deep gorges, clear lakes and pretty mountain villages. (B,D)

 

NB: Train journey could be done in reverse

 

BERNE

Excursion to Berne, capital of Switzerland and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a medieval city with many fountains and unique historic towers. (B,D)

 

LUCERNE

Visit Lucerne, a compact city which boasts an impressive mountainous panorama. Its medieval Chapel Bridge is considered to be one of the oldest covered wooden bridges in Europe.

 

ZURICH

Trip to the cosmopolitan city of Zurich, Switzerland’s largest city, with free time to explore at leisure.

Day 1

Depart local pick ups and travel to our overnight hotel.

Day 2

OVERNIGHT HOTEL TO EMMETTEN
We complete the journey to our resort and enjoy a welcome aperitif on arrival, followed by dinner. (B, D)

Day 3

BERNE
Excursion to Berne, capital of Switzerland and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a medieval city with many fountains and unique historic towers. (B,D)

Day 4

GLACIER EXPRESS
A highlight of the tour today, as we enjoy a scenic journey on board the Glacier Express with breath-taking views around every corner. We travel from Andermatt to Chur travelling in a 2nd class panorama carriage perfect for taking in unrestricted views of rugged cliffs, forests, deep gorges, clear lakes and pretty mountain villages. (B,D)

NB: Train journey could be done in reverse

Day 5

LUCERNE
Excursion to Lucerne, a compact lakeside city which boasts an impressive mountainous panorama. Its medieval Chapel Bridge is considered to be one of the oldest covered wooden bridges in Europe. (B,D)

Day 6

ZURICH
Scenic drive to the cosmopolitan city of Zurich which lies in the heart of Switzerland on the northern shores of Lake Zurich. The overall quality of life here is frequently voted the best in the world. After free time to explore we visit the Lindt the Chocolate Museum of Switzerland before returning the hotel. (B,D)

Day 7

EMMETTEN TO OVERNIGHT HOTEL
We depart our hotel and continue to our overnight dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation. (B,D)

Day 8

FROM OVERNIGHT HOTEL
Continue to Calais and complete the journey home. (B)

Note:

Trains included on this tour are regional trains, not the original panorama trains. Depending on train schedules, some journeys could be in reverse.

  • Executive coach travel

  • Short sea ferry crossings

  • 2 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation

  • 5 nights dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation in Emmetten (set menus)

  • Scenic train journey on board the Glacier Express (2nd class)

  • Discover capital Berne

  • Explore medieval Lucerne

  • Trip to cosmopolitan Zurich

  • Entrance to Lindt Home of Chocolate Musuem

  • Enjoy free time in resort at leisure

 

Note: Trains included on this tour are regional trains, not the original panorama trains. Depending on train schedules, some journeys could be in reverse.

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address
Cardiff Gate Services Cardiff Gate Services CF23 8RA
Cardiff West Services Cardiff West Services Coach Park, CF72 8SA
Dyffryn Depot Edwards Travel Centre, Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet
SA6 8QG
Edwards Depot LLANTRISANT Edwards Depot, Llantrisant, CF72 8QZ
Magor Services NP26 3YL Magor Service Coach Park
Neath - Railway Neath - Outside Railway Station, SA11 1BY
Newport RAILWAY STATION Stops Q1 & Q1A outside the RAILWAY STATION,NEWPORT
NP20 4AX
Port Talbot Customs Port Talbot Bus Stop OUTSIDE Customs House
Just past the Plaza, SA13 1HW
Pyle Cross Pyle Cross, bus stop outside supermarket.Pyle Road
CF33 6AG
Sarn SERVICES Sarn SERVICES - Coach Park, CF32 9SY

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The Courtyard, Parc Busnes Edwards, Llantrisant, Pontyclun, CF72 8QZ

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