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Die Ostroute der Grand Tour of Switzerland

Highlights

  • Zurich - city life with wonderful nature
  • The traditional eastern Switzerland
  • Davos - the largest mountain holiday, sports and congress resort in the Alps
  • Ticino with its Mediterranean flair
  • Lucerne - the gateway to Central Switzerland
Sara Paganetti

«I especially like the "road trip feeling". Just stop at any time and enjoy the beauty of a place.»

Sara - Our Switzerland expert

Day 1

Overnight stay in Zurich

Highlights: Grossmünster, Lake Zurich, Uetliberg, Einstein's favourite café, FIFA Museum, shopping on the Bahnhofstrasse, urban diversity

Zürich Aussicht auf die Gemüsebrücke  vom Grossmünster

Day 2

Zurich - St.Gallen / approx. 150km

Drive from Zurich via Schaffhausen to St. Gallen. Overnight stay in St. Gallen.

Highlights: Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen, colourfully painted oriels in St. Gallen, Abbey District and Abbey Library - a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Maestrani Chocolate Factory in Flawil

Auf der E-Grand Tour am Rheinfall vorbei

Day 3

St.Gallen - Davos / approx. 160km

Journey from St. Gallen via the Appenzellerland to Davos. Overnight stay in Davos.

Highlights: Appenzell village with cheese show dairy, Heidi village in Maienfeld, Alpstein area with Hoher Kasten, Schatzalp in Davos, Monstein brewery - Europe's highest brewery, Visitor center Appenzeller beer

Schaukäserei in Appenzell

Day 4

Davos - Lugano / approx. 290km

Drive from Davos through the Engadine and over the Passes Julier and San Bernardino to Lugano. Overnight stay in Lugano.

Highlights: Hike on the Muottas Muragl near Pontresina, train ride on the Bernina line, hikes in the Lower Engadine.

Wandern bei Muottas Muragl

Day 5

Lugano - Lucerne / approx. 181km

Drive from Lugano via Bellinzona over the Tremola to Lucerne. Overnight stay in Lucerne. 

Highlights: Castles of Bellinzona, alp road "Tremola", Airolo - portal to the south, Gotthard Pass, Realp

Tremola über dem Gotthard Pass bei Airolo

Day 6

Lucerne - Zurich / approx. 150km

Return journey to Zurich.

Highlights: Chapel bridge in Lucerne, excursions to Rigi, Pilatus and Stanserhorn, Lake Lucerne

Uferpromenade am Vierwaldstättersee in Luzern

Inclusions

  • Overnight stays with breakfast in Zurich, St. Gallen, Davos, Lugano, Lucerne
  • “Grand Tour of Switzerland” Road map of Hallwag
  • “Grand Tour of Switzerland” 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 3-star double room, excluding flights
  • Booking period: all year round
  • Travel period: 01.04. - 26.10.2022 & 01.04. - 26.10.2023
  • Price example calculated on 15.05.2022 for 01.05.2023

Good to know

  • Travel documents are sent by email and in exceptional cases by post.
  • Trip can also be booked in reverse
  • Additional overnight stays in Zurich, St. Gallen, Davos, Lugano, Lucerne bookable
  • The route only runs over motorways when it is necessary
  • 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:

  • Would you like to make someone happy? Why not offer them the trip as a gift?
  • Benefit from over 100 2 for 1 offers and save up to CHF 4,500 with the Swiss Coupon Pass

Flight Options

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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