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  • Gourmet in St. Moritz
  • Mediterranean cuisine in Lugano
  • Delicacies in Zermatt
Dorina Rohner

«A touch of luxury, a bit of the south and a pinch of mountain air - just the right thing for a culinary short trip through Switzerland. »

Dorina - Our Switzerland expert

Day 1

Journey to St. Moritz

St. Moritz is a haven for food lovers due to its diverse culinary scene, which combines traditional Swiss cuisine with international influences. From cozy mountain chalets serving hearty Alpine dishes to Michelin-starred restaurants offering gourmet delicacies, St. Moritz caters to every palate. Overnight stay in St. Moritz. 

Add on an extra night to explore the stunning alpine scenery with the free ‘Mountain Railways included’ guest card available from 2 night stays or to travel on the Bernina Express panoramic train.  

Highlights: Arrival on the Grand Tour of Switzerland, breathtaking lakes and mountain scenery

ST.Moritz_Bahn_ D1

Day 2

St. Moritz - Lugano (225 km)

Plan enough time for stops on your Alpine stage to Ticino. We recommend creating your own Grand Tour picnic as there are many beauty spots to stop along the way. In Lugano enjoy the beautiful views over the lake and walk along the promenade. Overnight stay in Lugano.

Highlights: Monte Tamaro, Monte Brè


Day 3


Experience a private cooking workshop in an authentic Ticinese Grotto with mesmerizing views out towards Lake Lugano. You will make a traditional risotto with the help of a chef accompanied by a good wine Merlot del Ticino for dinner. Overnight stay in Lugano.

Highlights: Lake Lugano, Risotto Workshop, Lugano’s water promenade

Lugano D3

Day 4

Lugano - Zermatt (264 km)

A spectacular driving adventure over the Tremola, Gotthard and Furka passes into the Valais await you today. In Zermatt, a wide variety of 4 Michelin star and 23 Gault Millau restaurants (some only open in winter) await you for a culinary adventure and a highlight of the day. Overnight stay in Zermatt. 

Highlights: Zermatt old village, Matterhorn

Obergoms Furka Pass D4

Day 5


Embark on an unforgettable excursion to the Gornergrat, offering the best views of the majestic Matterhorn. This unique journey blends mountain exploration with a culinary adventure, featuring stops at various mountain restaurants including Gornergrat, Riffelberg and Riffelalp. Indulge in a special aperitif, followed by a delectable 3-course gourmet meal and a dessert, all amidst the stunning alpine scenery. Overnight stay in Zermatt. 

Highlights: Gornergrat with view of the Matterhorn

Gourmet Ticket

Day 6

Departure Zermatt

Zermatt is an outdoor paradise. Before leaving consider the Alpine panorama and the “sunny corner” of Switzerland on Sunnegga. Various alpine huts invite you to take a lunch break or consider adding the Findeln Gourmet Pass (available during summer, booked locally) for your last taste of the Valais. Extension of your holiday or begin your departure.

Highlights: Sunnegga, Gorner Gorge, Gornergrat, Matterhorn

Matterhorn D 6


  • Overnight stays including breakfast in St. Moritz, Lugano and Zermatt
  • Train Ticket in 2nd class Täsch to Zermatt return
  • “Grand Tour of Switzerland” road map
  • “Grand Tour of Switzerland” guidebook
  • Private Risotto Workshop in Lugano
  • Train Ticket in 2nd class from Täsch to Zermatt return
  • Gornergrat Gourmet Ticket - a mountain and gastronomic experience
  • Swiss Coupon Pass with “Eat and Experience” – 2 for 1 offers with a total value up to CHF 4,500
  • Car rental not included – add during online booking process 
  • From price per person in 3-star double room, excluding car rental
  • Booking period: all year round
  • Travel period: 19.06. - 06.09.2024
  • Price example calculated on 13.05.2024 for 14.07.2024

Good to know

  • Travel documents are sent by email and in exceptional cases by post.
  • Additional nights bookable in St. Moritz, Lugano and Zermatt
  • Where applicable hotel parking charges are payable locally
  • The route only uses motorways when necessary
  • If you use your own car, a highway vignette is required. This can be purchased directly online as an e-vignette.
  • Car rental can be added during the online booking process
  • Recommended travel time: Mid June - Early September
  • Please check the road conditions before starting your journey for the day
  • Alternatives like tunnels or car transport possible


  • Add an extra night in St. Moritz to benefit from the fabulous ‘Mountain Railways included’ guest card which allows free transport on the surrounding mountain railways.