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Map of the complete Grand Tour of Switzerland.

Highlights

  • 4 language regions
  • 5 mountains passes & 22 lakes
  • 12 UNESCO World Heritages
  • Highest point: Furka Pass 2429 m above sea level
  • Lowest point: Lake Maggiore, 193 m above sea level
  • 200 charging stations on the route
Auf der E-Grand Tour of Switzerland

«Now we are "ready" for the onward journey. A photo in front of the famous photo spot of the Grand Tour is of course not to be missed.»

Mirjam & Luna - Winner of the anniversary trip

Day 1

Individual arrival in Zurich. Overnight stay in Zurich in a 4* hotel.

Highlights: Lake of Zurich, Old Town, Museums (Landesmuseum, FIFA, Kunsthaus), Casino, Uetliberg, Grossmünster Church

Zürich Aussicht auf die Gemüsebrücke  vom Grossmünster

Day 2

Zürich - St. Gallen / approx. 105 km

Takeover rental car "Tesla. Drive from Zurich via the Rhine Falls to St. Gallen.  Overnight stay in St. Gallen in a 4* hotel.

Highlights: Rhine Falls (largest waterfall in Europe), traffic-free Old Town of St. Gallen, Abbey Library (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Auf der E-Grand Tour am Rheinfall vorbei

Day 3

St. Gallen - St. Moritz / approx. 185 km

Journey from St. Gallen to St. Moritz. Overnight stay in St. Moritz in a 4* hotel.

Highlights: The village of Appenzell, Heidi-Dorf in Maienfeld, the highest town in Europe - Davos, Flüela Pass, world famous St. Moritz

Der St. Moritzer See.

Day 4

St. Moritz - Lugano / approx. 267 km

The journey continues into the Mediterranean Lugano. Overnight stay in Lugano in a 4* hotel.

Highlights: Tip: Extend your stay and visit the region: Bernina Express rail experience with the famous Brusio circular viaduct, hike on the Muottas Muragl

International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel Lago di Lugano

Day 5

Lugano - Zermatt / ca. 215 km

Journey from Lugano via Ascona and Bellinzona over the passes St. Gotthard and Furka to Täsch. From there you take the train to the car-free Zermatt. Overnight stay in Zermatt in a 4* hotel.

Highlights: Monte Brè, Ascona, castles of Bellinzona, Aletsch Glacier (23 km longest glacier in the Alps)

Zermatt mit Matterhorn

Day 6

Zermatt - Lausanne / approx. 180 km

Journey from Zermatt and Täsch along the river Rhone through the Valais via Sion and Martigny to Montreux and Lausanne. Overnight stay in Lausanne in a 5* hotel.

Highlights: Zermatt, Gornergrat, Castle Chillon, lake Geneva, vineyards in Lavaux, Olympic Museum in Lausanne

Altstadt von Lausanne mit der Escalier du Marche im Hintergrund

Day 7

Lausanne - Gruyère - Freiburg - Interlaken / approx. 156 km

Journey from Lausanne to medieval Freiburg, through the Gruyère region to Interlaken. Overnight stay in Interlaken in a 5* hotel.

Highlights: medieval old town Freiburg with Gothic facades and the 74 metre high cathedral tower, Gruyère region with cheese dairy, chalet village Gstaad, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau

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Day 8

Interlaken - Bern - Lucerne / approx. 167 km

The journey continues from Interlaken via Bern to Lucerne. Overnight stay in Lucerne in a 4* hotel.

Highlights: Lake Brienz, Lake Thun, Bern Old Town (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Luzern mit Kapellbrücke

Day 9

Lucerne - Zurich / approx. 140 km

Drive from Lucerne to Zurich Airport. Return of the rental car. 

Highlights: Excursion mountains Rigi, Pilatus or Stanserhorn, Chapel bridge, Lake Lucerne

Zürich mit Blick auf die Altstadt vom Lindenhof

Inclusions

  • Overnight stay in 4 or 5 star hotel incl. breakfast in Zurich, St. Gallen, St. Moritz, Lugano, Zermatt, Lausanne, Interlaken, Lucerne
  • Tesla rental car for 8 days (model 3)
  • Car insurance with a deductible of CHF 2'000
  • Train ticket from Zurich Airport to Zurich main station
  • Train ticket from Täsch to Zermatt and vice versa
  • „Grand Tour of Switzerland" Road Map from Hallwag
  • „Grand Tour of Switzerland" Travel Guide
  • Swiss Coupon Pass with 100 exclusive „2 for 1“ – Dine & Discover offers en route worth up to CHF 4‘500.–
  • From price per person in a 4 or 5 star double room
  • Booking period: all year round
  • Travel period: 01.04. - 23.10.2022
  • Price example calculated on 08.09.2021 for 08.10.2022

Good to know

  • Most hotels selected provide charging stations free of charge or at a small cost
  • With your e-car you safe more than CHF 350.- of gas cost.
  • The Grand Tour attractions in the day to day itinerary are a selection, in total there are 44 attractions to explore
  • This offer is certified with the myclimate label “carbon neutral journey”
  • We offset all CO2 emissions of your e-Grand Tour of Switzerland journey, including overnight stays & ride, by supporting myclimate’s high quality climate protection projects
  • Recommended travel time: May - October
  • The route only runs over motorways when it is necessary
  • Please inform yourself about the road conditions at www.alpen-paesse.ch before you start your journey
  • When using your own car, a motorway toll sticker is required

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