Summertime Alpine Highlights & Swiss Mountain Railways

  • 9 Day Tour
  • 10 Sights Visited
  • 3 Star Rating

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to northern France 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

Continue to Seelisburg in Switzerland for a six-night stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 - Lucerne, Pilatusbahn Railway & Cable Car

Included visit to Lucerne with its stunning lakeside setting surrounded by picturesque mountain scenery. Take an optional cruise on this delightful lake followed by an optional ride on the Pilatusbahn, the world’s steepest cog railway, for spectacular views before returning by cable car.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Mt Pilatus Cable Car

Lucerne

Day 4 - Brienz & Interlaken

Today’s included excursion takes us into superb lakeland scenery as we travel along the shores of Lake Brienz, with its crystal-clear, greeny-blue waters to Brienz, where time almost seems to have stood still. In the afternoon we visit Interlaken, situated between the lakes of Thun and Brienz and at the foot of the famous trio of peaks: the Eiger, Mönch and the Jungfrau.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Lake Brienz

Interlaken

Day 5 - Swiss Glacier Express

Today’s optional excursion is a wonderful ride on the famous Swiss Glacier Express. We drive to Andermatt to join the train from Andermatt to Chur. Riding the ‘slowest express train in the world’ we climb through unforgettable scenery to the summit of the Oberalp Massif. Return by coach from Chur to our hotel. A ride on the Swiss Glacier Express is highly recommended and must be booked in advance at an additional cost of £70. Please ask for details when booking this holiday.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Swiss Glacier Express

Day 6 - Reichenbach Falls & Meiringen

Included visit to Meiringen where we take the Reichenbach Falls Funicular Railway up to see the dramatic falls where, according to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes and Professor Moriarty fought out their deadly battle.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Meiringen

Reichenbach Falls

Day 7 - Jungfrau Region Railway

Included excursion to Lauterbrunnen for an exciting ride on the cogwheel Jungfrau Region Railway with superb views of the legendary north face of the Eiger, the Mönch and Jungfrau mountains. We pause at Kleine Scheidegg before continuing by train to the Alpine village of Grindelwald with time for sightseeing.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Grindelwald

Jungfrau

Day 8 - Paris Latin Quarter

To the Paris area for an overnight stay. In the evening, join our optional visit to the lively Latin Quarter in the centre of Paris where you can enjoy an evening meal and the atmosphere of Paris at night.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Paris

Day 9

Return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing.

Extras: optional excursions; single room supplement £149; travel insurance from £47.95. 



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.