Andrea Dulanska

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  • 50% on mountain excursions & public transport (for foreign travellers only)
  • 4 language regions
  • 5 Alpine passes & 22 lakes
  • 13 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Highest point: Furka Pass 2'429 m.a.s.l.
  • Lowest point: Lago Maggiore, 193 m.a.s.l.
  • Very good road infrastructure (road condition, petrol stations along the route)
Robert van Burgh

«Of course a photo in front of the famous photo spot of the Grand Tour should not be missing.»

Robert - Our Switzerland expert

Day 1

Overnight stay in Zurich.

Highlights: Museums (such as National Museum, Art Museum, Zurich’s Museum of Design, FIFA Museum), galleries, shopping paradise, Uetliberg, Grossmünster church


Day 2

Zurich - St. Gallen / approx. 150 km

Collect your rental car (for 8 days) if required. Drive from Zurich via the Rhine Falls to St. Gallen. Overnight stay in St. Gallen.

Highlights: Europe’s largest waterfall, the charming old town of St.Gallen, Abbey library of St. Gallen library

Gallusplatz in der Unesco Weltkulturerbestadt St. Gallen

Day 3

St. Gallen - Davos / approx. 183 km

Journey from St. Gallen through Appenzell and via Maienfeld to Davos. Overnight stay in Davos.

Highlights: rolling hills landscape in Appenzell, Heidi’s Village in Maienfeld

Appenzell Im Hintergrund die Seilbahn auf die Ebenalp

Day 4

Davos - Lugano / approx. 290 km

Journey from Davos via the Engadin to Lugano. Overnight stay in Lugano.

Highlights: Guarda – the village of Schellenursli, Swiss National Park in Zernez, the train experience on the Bernina Express, hike on Muottas Muragl, world famous St. Moritz

Palm Express Lugano im Tessin

Day 5

Lugano - Zermatt / approx. 260 km

Journey from Lugano via Bellinzona over the St. Gotthard and Furka passes towards Täsch. From there take the train to Zermatt. Overnight stay in Zermatt.

Highlights: Monte Brè, Ascona, Bellinzona, alpine passes St.Gotthard and Furka, Aletsch Glacier

Gornergrat Zermatt Matterhorn Sommer

Day 6

Zermatt - Montreux / approx. 150 km

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

Highlights: Imposing mountains around Zermatt, Gornergrat, religious gold treasures in Saint-Maurice, Castle Chillon, Lake Geneva

Freddie Mercury Statue in Montreux

Day 7

Montreux - Gstaad / approx. 160 km

From Montreux through the Lavaux vineyards, via Lausanne, Fribourg and the Gruyère region to Gstaad. Overnight stay in Gstaad.

Highlights: Lavaux wine region, Olympic Museum, Freiburg/Fribourg, Gruyère region with cheese factories

Region Jungfrau Aussicht

Day 8

Gstaad - Lucerne / approx. 207 km

The journey continues from Gstaad, via Interlaken, Bern and through the Emmental and Entlebuch to Lucerne. Overnight stay in Lucerne.

Highlights: chalet village of Gstaad, Lake Brienz, Lake Thun, Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau, old town of Bern, Emmental cheese factory

Paar mit Kühen vor einem traditionellen Emmentaler Bauernhaus

Day 9

Lucerne - Zurich / approx. 140 km 

From Lucerne it goes along Lake Lucerne, Altdorf and Schwyz to Zurich. Return your rental car.

Highlights: On Wilhelm Tell’s traces in Altdorf, Luzern, the Chapel Bridge and Water Tower, excursion mountains Rigi, Pilatus und Stanserhorn

Aussicht vom Pilatus in Luzern


  • Overnight stays incl. breakfast in Zurich, St. Gallen, Davos, Lugano, Zermatt, Montreux, Gstaad, Lucerne
  • Swiss Half Fare Card (only for people not resident in Switzerland or Liechtenstein)
  • 2nd class train ticket Täsch-Zermatt-Täsch
  • "Grand Tour of Switzerland" road map from Hallwag
  • "Grand Tour of Switzerland" travel guide
  • Swiss Coupon Pass with "Eat and Experience" - 2 for 1 offers with a total value of up to CHF 4,500
  • From price applies per person in a 3-star double room, excluding flights & car rental
  • Booking period: all year round Travel period: 01.04. - 23.10.2024
  • Price example calculated on 01.03.2024 for 29.09.2024 

Good to know

  • Travel documents are sent by email and in exceptional cases by post.
  • Additional overnight stays bookable
  • The route only uses motorways if 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: May - October
  • Please check road conditions on alpine passes at before starting your journey for the day.
  • Alternatives such as tunnels or car transport possible
  • Where applicable, hotel parking charges are payable locally.


  • Would you like to make someone happy? Why not offer them the trip as a gift?

Flight Options

Book flights to Switzerland

Our in-house flights experts will be happy to offer advice and to book the most convenient flight for your trip.

Your flights will be covered by our package booking conditions and will be protected under our ATOL license. We will charge £35 per person for this flight booking service. 

Alternatively book your flights directly with Swiss - our preferred partner for flights to Switzerland.

Speak to an expert

We are both the official and largest tour operator for holidays to Switzerland and have been in operation for over 30 years with ABTA and ATOL protection. Please give us a call and we will be happy to go through your plans. Call +44 207 420 4900 to speak with us or send us your travel request via [email protected].

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