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Duration

8 Days 7 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English, French, Italian, Romansh, Swiss - German

About this tour

✨❄️ Discover Switzerland’s Winter Wonderland Embark on a magical journey through Switzerland’s breathtaking winter landscapes 🌄❄️ Begin in Lucerne, where the serene lakeside and iconic Chapel Bridge will enchant you. 🌉 Travel to Interlaken, the gateway to Jungfraujoch, Europe’s highest railway station – you’re literally on top of Europe.

Next, venture to Brig, nestled at the foot of the Simplon Pass. From here, enjoy a day trip to Zermatt, the famous ski resort town at the foot of the majestic Matterhorn. ⛷️🏔️Continue your adventure aboard the Glacier Express, the world’s slowest express train, and marvel at the stunning mountain panoramas. 🚂 Travel over the Oberalp Pass and through the Rhine Gorge to reach Chur.

Experience the Bernina Express for an unforgettable journey past glaciers and snow-covered alpine lakes, descending to the Italian-speaking Tirano. 🚞❄️ Finish your trip exploring the glamorous resort of St. Moritz. 🏔️Switzerland’s winter magic awaits.

#SwitzerlandWinterWonderland #LucerneMagic #InterlakenAdventures #Jungfraujoch #BrigExploration #ZermattSkiResort #MatterhornMajesty #GlacierExpress #BerninaExpress #DirectFlights

For Enquiry of this Tour, please contact Direct Flights
Kindly send us your email to: bookings@directflights.com.au

Package expires at on 31st, December 2024

Highlights

  • Lucerne: Lakeside beauty & Chapel Bridge. 🌉
  • Interlaken: Gateway to Jungfraujoch. 🚞
  • Brig: Foot of the Simplon Pass. 🏞️
  • Zermatt: Ski town by the Matterhorn. ⛷️
  • Glacier Express: Scenic ride over Oberalp Pass. 🚂
  • Bernina Express: Glaciers & alpine lakes to Tirano. 🚞
  • St. Moritz: Glamorous resort town. 🏔️

Included/Excluded

  • 1 night in Lucerne in a 3* Hotel
  • 2 nights in Interlaken in a 3* Hotel
  • 2 nights in Brig in a 3* Hotel
  • 2 nights in Chur in a 3* Hotel
  • 8 day Swiss Travel Pass - 2nd class
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Seat Reservation Glacier Express from Brig to Chur
  • Seat Reservation Bernina Express (Chur to Tirano)
  • 50% discount on additional local rail tickets
  • 50% discount on some mountain excursions
  • Local guest cards in Lucerne & Interlaken for free local transport and/or discounts
  • Freedom of Choice Days
  • International airfares and taxes
  • Domestic airfares and taxes, unless otherwise specified in our holiday package
  • Visa expenses, processing and issuance fees
  • Meals other than as specified in our holiday package
  • Travel Insurance or expenses of a personal nature (mini-bar, phone call, laundry, etc.),
  • Tips or gratuities to guides, drivers, porters, hotel, restaurant or boat staff, etc.
  • Or any other travel expense that has not been included in our holiday package

Itinerary

Independent arrival in Lucerne. Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore Lucerne at your leisure. Surrounded by famous peaks and set on the majestic lake of the same name, Lucerne is often seen as quintessential Switzerland. The romantic old town is perfect for a late afternoon stroll: don’t miss the Chapel Bridge, with paintings in the eaves dating back to the Middle Ages, or the charming shops and restaurants along the lakeside. Overnight stay in Lucerne in a 3-Star Hotel.

After breakfast and check out in Lucerne, travel to Interlaken by train. Check in to your hotel. Interlaken sits in the heart of the Bernese Oberland and the Swiss Alps. It is the gateway to the Jungfrau region with the famous peaks Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. Interlaken nestles between the two beautiful lakes of Thun and Brienz at the foot of the Jungfrau massif. There is so much to do in Interlaken and the surrounding area is a holiday region like no other; you may want to consider a mountain excursion to the Jungfraujoch or Schilthorn (not included). Overnight stay in Interlaken in a 3-Star Hotel.

Breakfast

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Today enjoy one of your pre-selected Freedom of Choice activity. Overnight stay in Interlaken in a 3-Star Hotel.

Breakfast

Freedom of Choice Options

  • Self-guided excursion to the Jungfraujoch :The journey to the 'Top of Europe' at 3,454 meters ‐ Europe’s highest altitude railway station ‐ is a highlight of every visit to Switzerland. The Jungfrau Railways is an engineering masterpiece. The last section has been built inside the mountain itself, and the view through the panorama windows at the Eigerwand and Eismeer stations in the middle of the North Wall is a thrilling experience. The platform of the observatory is located right above the Aletsch Glacier. The Alpine Sensation, a subway inside the rock marks the centenary of the Jungfrau Railway and connects the Ice Paradise with the Sphinx Hall. Return to Interlaken by train. This excursion is self-guided.

OR

  • Ski Day Grindelwald:Full day ski excursion ahead. Take a complimentary ski bus from Interlaken to Grindewald. Collect your ski equipment rental in Grindelwald and head to the slopes. The pass covers the extensive Jungfrau Ski Region taking in resorts of Grindelwald, Wengen and Murren ‐ over 206km of available piste. Return ski equipment. Take the bus from Grindlewald back to Interlaken.

After breakfast at the hotel, travel to Brig by train. The lovely old town is dotted with stately homes and cozy inns. The lively main street is great for shopping and the Stockalper Palace is one of the most important baroque palaces in Switzerland. Overnight stay in Brig in a 3-Star Hotel.

Breakfast

After breakfast at the hotel, a full day of self guided excursion to Zermatt awaits. Surrounded by amazing scenery with the iconic Matterhorn as a backdrop ‐ Zermatt has it all. Enjoy your pre-selected tour from our Freedom of Choice options below. Transfer by train back to Brig (via Visp). Overnight stay in Brig in a 3-Star Hotel.

Breakfast

Freedom of Choice Options

  • Full Day Skiing in Zermatt:Full Day Skiing at the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise including lift pass, skis and boot rental. On arrival head to the equipment rental store to collect the ski equipment. Surrounded by amazing scenery with the iconic Matterhorn as a backdrop ‐ Zermatt has it all. The world‐class area offers fantastic high altitude skiing until late spring for all levels. Transfer by train to Brig via Visp.  

OR

  • Gornergrat:Self‐guided excursion to the Gornergrat Gourmet Ticket ‐ indulge in gastronomic treats with the best views of the Matterhorn along the way. Transfer by train back to Brig via Visp.

After breakfast at the hotel, discover the many highlights along the Glacier Express route. The trip between Brig and Chur is unforgettable. Surrounded by a fantastic mountain panorama, the journey leads eastwards into the Upper Rhone valley which reaches 1366m at Oberwald, passing Andermatt onwards to the Oberlap Pass before winding its way upwards to 2034m (the highest point of the journey). The journey continues on a decent along the Rhine valley to Chur at 595m (the lowest point of the route). The landscape looks very dramatic in the Rhine gorge between IIanz and Reichenau. The journey ends in Chur, the capital of the canton of Graubunden and the largest town along the route. Overnight stay in Chur in a 3-Star Hotel.

Breakfast

After breakfast at the hotel, board the Bernina Express for a journey along magical winter scenery. Experience the one‐of‐a‐kind mountain landscape of the Swiss Alps on this spectacular train journey across viaducts and bridges and through tunnels and ancient gorges. From the icy peaks of the Canton of Graubunden and the Morteratsch Glacier (where the ascent up the Bernina Pass begins) to Lago Bianco which at this time of year is covered in snow. Soon after, reach the highest point of 2253m at Ospizio Bernina. The dramatic descent down via Alp Grum offers magnificent views of the Palu Glacier. Finishing in the Italian border town of Tirano. Option to return directly by regional train to Chur or stop in St Moritz for a few hours before continuing back to Chur. Overnight stay in Chur in a 3-Star Hotel.

Breakfast

After breakfast at the hotel your Winter Magic journey ends in Chur. Independent travel back to your ending point in Switzerland.

Breakfast

Durations

8 Days 7 Nights

Languages

English
French
Italian
Romansh
Swiss - German

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  • 12 Dec 2024 - 20 March 2025

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