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Karte der Grand Tour of Switzerland Komplettroute.

Highlights

  • 4 language regions
  • 5 Alpine passes & 22 lakes
  • 12 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

Zürich

Day 2

Zürich - St. Gallen / approx. 150 km

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. 160 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. 215 km

Journey from Lugano via Bellinzona and passes St. Gotthard and Furka to 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. 330 km

From Montreux through the Lavaux vineyards, via Lausanne, Geneva, Fribourg and Gruyère regions to GstaadOvernight stay in Gstaad.

Highlights: Lavaux wine region, Olympic Museum, Freiburg, Greyerzer region with cheese factories, Cailler chocolate factory

Region Jungfrau Aussicht

Day 8

Gstaad - Luzern / approx. 315 km

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

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

Luzern - Zürich / approx. 140 km 

From Lucerne it goes along Lake Lucerne and Altdorf and Schwyz to Zurich.

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

Aussicht vom Pilatus in Luzern

Inclusions

  • Overnight stay with breakfast in Zurich, St. Gallen, Davos, Lugano, Zermatt, Montreux, Gstaad, Lucerne
  • Train ticket 2nd class Täsch-Zermatt-Täsch
  • “Grand Tour of Switzerland” Road map of Hallwag
  • “Grand Tour of Switzerland” travel guide
  • From price per person in 3-star double room, excluding flights
  • Booking period: all year round
  • Travel period: 01.04. - 23.10.2022 & 01.04. - 23.10.2023
  • Price example calculated on 01.07.2022 for 01.10.2023

Good to know

  • Travel documents are sent by email and in exceptional cases by post.
  • Additional overnight stays bookable
  • The route only crosses motorways if it is absolutely necessary to do so
  • When using your own car, a motorway vignette is required
  • Rental car can be booked optionally
  • Recommended travel time: May - October
  • Please inform yourself about the road conditions at www.alpen-paesse.ch before you start your journey.
  • Alternatives such as tunnels or car transport possible

Tip:

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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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