Welcome to Switzerland
Switzerland is Europe in miniature. Only 220 km from north to south and 348km east to west, it has nearly 100 spectacular mountains, many huge glaciers, lakes and rivers, rolling meadows, forests, beautiful fertile valleys, ancients cities, towns and villages all lovingly preserved, possibly the best integrated transport system in the world, and a climate that ranges from alpine to sub-tropical. Discover the Chocolate Box of flavours that is Switzerland!
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Bern – the Swiss capital. The bear featured on the present city coat of arms first appeared in 1224. Bern became a university city in 1834, and in 1848 it was chosen to be the Federal Capital of Switzerland by the 1st National Swiss Parliament.
Brienz, located at the east end of the lake that it gives its name to. Brienz is just 75 minutes by boat from Interlaken and is famous for its wood carvers. Brienz is best known for the open-air museum at Ballenberg.
Geneva - close to the French border in the southwest corner of Switzerland – is a cosmopolitan city and home to many international organisations, the most famous being the United Nations. With lush forests, museums, art galleries, an Opera House and, of course, Lake Geneva with its ‘jet d’eau’ fountain, Geneva has something for everyone to enjoy.
In the Jungfrau Region between the sparkling waters of Lake Brienz and Lake Thun – lies at the foot of the world famous Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains. Its romantic horse-drawn carriages offer an ideal opportunity to enjoy the best of Switzerland.
Lausanne couldn’t be more picturesque. Built on three hills, the city meets the waters of Lake Geneva and is surrounded by vineyards. Clearly visible are the Alps across the water in where their reflection glistens.
Locarno & Lugano Unite the splendour of the Swiss Alps with the serenity of their lakes. Their Mediterranean climate and tropical vegetation contrast dramatically with the ruggedness of the Alps.
Lucerne – one of the loveliest cities in Switzerland – is the storybook image of a Swiss town, abounding in cobblestoned streets, spires and turrets, covered bridges, frescoed houses and fountains. A visit to Mt. Titlis or Mt. Pilatus is also highly recommended.
Montreux – the ‘Pearl of the Swiss Riviera’ – is situated on the shores of Lake Geneva. Montreux has casinos, hosts rock and jazz festivals and is a modern, up-tempo holiday resort. A visit to the Chateau de Chillon or an excursion to Rochers de Naye by scenic cogwheel train is a must!
St. Moritz – located on the shores of the pristine waters of the Inn River – is the jewel of the Engadine Valley. A perfect blend of unspoiled natural terrain, exhilarating walks and a host of cultural events, with 322 days of sunshine annually, St. Moritz in summer is carefree, sophisticated and dynamic.
Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn. The town’s touristic development is closely linked to what is most probably the world’s most famous mountain. This vacation destination is a car-free zone, has preserved its original character and offers nearly unlimited possibilities as far as excursions are concerned.
Zurich - With a magnificent view of the snowcapped Alps on the horizon, Zürich Downtown offers a unique mixture of attractions – over 50 museums and more than 100 art galleries, shops with international fashion labels and the most lively nightlife in Switzerland.
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1Switzerland Rail Holidays
There is no more relaxing way to enjoy the magnificent scenery of the Swiss Alps than on a rail tour. The Swiss railway system includes some of the most impressive engineering in the world travelling through valleys and mountain passes and past beautiful lakes and villages. Choose from our range of Switzerland Rail Holidays. There are many options available and we can tailor your Swiss rail journey to suit you.
2Swiss Escorted Coach Tours
These tours are created with special care, choosing the most scenic routes for you. The itinerary is designed to show as much as possible but at a leisurely pace which still allows you time to explore on your own. Travel in a modern, comfortable deluxe air-conditioned motor coach. Accommodation is provided at selected hotels, which are the best in their categories. With friendly crews of experienced drivers and multilingual guides (English and Spanish-speaking) we will make sure that your stay in Switzerland will become an enjoyable experience.
3Swiss City Stay Packages
Enjoy the best of the Switzerland cities with these great value
city-stay packages. Choose from our range of Swiss City Stay Packages to find what suits you. There are many options and we can tailor your city stay to suit you in cities such as: Lucerne, Zurich, Geneva, Bern, Brienz, Engelberg, Grindelwald, Interlaken, Lugano, Lausanne, Montreux, Murren, St. Moritz, Zermatt.
4Swiss Day Touring
Experience the best of Switzerland on these memorable day tours departing from Lucerne, Zurich and Geneva. Choose from our range of Switzerland Day Tours to find what suits you. There are many options.