Grand Alpine Adventure

  • 14 Day Tour
  • 22 Sights Visited
  • 3 to 4 Star Rating

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

On coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more and Single Traveller coach holidays, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point.

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining point, we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer coach, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. On European coach holidays of 7 days' or more, the cost of this is just £30 per booking each way (Up to 4 people per booking).

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge

Please note: If you would like to take up the Door-to-Door service, you will need to call our reservations team as it is not possible to book this service online.

Day 2 - Rhine Valley

To the Rhine Valley and the riverside town of Boppard, where you can join an optional cruise on the Rhine before travelling to the gentler Moselle Valley. Overnight in the Frankfurt area.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner




Day 3 - Rothenburg ob der Tauber

On through Germany, calling at Rothenburg ob der Tauber on the aptly-named Romantic Road, before crossing to Austria and the Salzburgerland area, our base for three nights.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 4 - Salzburg & Salzkammergut

Today’s full-day, included excursion takes us to Salzburg, then into the beautiful Austrian Lake District. Explore Salzburg’s lanes and alleyways independently or join our optional, guided walking tour. Later, we head to the Salzkammergut area to visit the picturesque village of Hallstatt.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



Day 5 - Grossglockner Glacier

A fantastic, optional excursion today along one of the most spectacular roads in Austria to ascend the country’s highest mountain to see the Grossglockner Glacier. We continue to the charming town of Heiligenblut.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Grossglockner Glacier

Day 6 - Kranjska Gora

We cross into Slovenia arriving early afternoon in the resort of Bled for a two-night stay. Join an optional excursion to the nearby town of Kranjska Gora.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Kranjska Gora

Day 7 - Lake Bled

Spend the day on Lake Bled, the jewel of Slovenia. Join our optional sightseeing tour to the Castle of Bled then by boat to the tiny island.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Lake Bled

Day 8 - Cortina d’Ampezzo

We leave Slovenia and call at the resort of Cortina d’Ampezzo then journey through the lofty peaks of the Dolomite mountains to our overnight stop in the Süd Tirol.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 - Innsbruck & St. Moritz

We cross the spectacular Brenner Pass into Austria and continue to Innsbruck, the capital of the Tyrol. This beautiful city is surrounded by stunning mountain scenery and is steeped in history. See the famous Golden Roof before we continue into Switzerland, pausing at the famous resort of St. Moritz before reaching Samedan and our hotel in the Engadine region for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Golden Roof

St. Moritz

Day 10 - Mountain Pass Tour

Our route to Naters for a two-night stay takes in some of Europe’s grandest passes. We traverse the heights of the Julierpass and the dramatic Simplon Pass.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Simplon Pass

Paseo del San Bernadino

Day 11 - Gornergrat Mountain Railway

Optional excursion to Täsch, before taking the train to the internationally-renowned resort of Zermatt, set spectacularly below the Matterhorn. You can also take a fantastic optional ride on the Gornergrat Rack Railway, to Switzerland’s highest open-air train station at a height of 3089m from where there are breathtaking views of the Matterhorn and Monte Rosa, the ‘pink mountain’.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



Gornergrat Railway


Day 12 - Evian & Geneva

We descend to the shores of Lake Geneva and visit Evian and Geneva where you can explore the sights. Continue to our overnight hotel in Villars.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



Day 13

To northern France for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 14

Return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing

Extras: optional excursions; single room supplement £259; travel insurance from £49.95.

FAQ's about our tours

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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We do have holidays that are suitable for wheelchair users, however the person using the wheelchair will need to be able to get on and off the coach if a coach tour is booked. Our coaches are not suitable for someone who is wheelchair reliant as we can only take folding wheelchairs that are stored in the luggage compartment.

We cannot guarantee that assistance will be available for the disabled person / wheelchair user and such bookings will only be accepted if that person is travelling with an able-bodied person who is fully able to attend to the needs of his/her co-traveller.

Passengers travelling by Eurostar in standard class seats must be able to walk 200 yards (183 metres) unaided. Please note; only collapsible wheelchairs are permitted on board standard class Eurostar coaches, as these must be stored in the luggage storage areas. Any passengers who are wheelchair reliant are required to be allocated in the 'Standard Premier' coaches where wheelchair user spaces are located. As these spaces are limited to 1 per train you must advise us immediately if you require them in order that we can reserve with Eurostar.

Excursions on our tours visit places of interest and public buildings. These may not be able to accommodate people with walking difficulties and wheelchair access may not be available. Excursions which include sightseeing tours may involve walking long distances and sometimes over cobbled or uneven surfaces.

The accommodation we use on our tours may not have ground floor rooms and in some instances lifts will not always be available. Occasionally access to your hotel may involve walking distances from the coach park and some hotels have a flight of steps to the Reception.

It is very important that checks are made with regard to the suitability of a tour for you prior to you make any booking with us.