(8 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis) Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken & Berner Oberland, Lausanne
This private tour of Switzerland features Switzerland’s most luxurious hotels and moves at a relaxed pace while still including the country's scenic, cultural and culinary highlights.
Begin in Zurich, one of Europe’s most sophisticated cities. During flexible private touring, see the highlights of the Old Town, sample local culinary specialties, and tour museums and other cultural attractions according to your interests, such as the Kunsthaus, Landesmuseum (Swiss National Museum), and churches with stained glass windows designed by artists Marc Chagall and Sigmar Polke.
Continue to Lucerne, a picture-perfect Swiss town on the shore of Lake Lucerne. During leisure time, explore the highlights of the Old Town and, if desired, also visit the Swiss Transport Museum.
Next, transfer to Interlaken, the gateway to the dramatic mountain landscapes of the Berner Oberland. Stay two nights at the Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa, an excellent and historic resort hotel. Enjoy a privately guided excursion into the Swiss Alps aboard mountain trains. On arrival at Jungfraujoch, known as the “Top of Europe” (elevation 11,388 feet), see enormous glaciers, impressive Alpine peaks such as the Eiger, and verdant valleys far below. Throughout the journey, stop in villages such as Wengen and Grindelwald to hike or take in the spectacular views as you please.
Continue to Lausanne. En route, visit Bern, the beautiful capital of Switzerland with a UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town. Also stop in the atmospheric hill town of Gruyeres to visit a local cheese maker to learn about and taste the region’s renowned Gruyere cheese, and perhaps visit the nearby factory of one of Switzerland’s premier chocolate makers.
End your tour in Lausanne and the beautiful Lake Geneva region with two nights at one of Switzerland’s most luxurious lakeside resort hotels. Take a private excursion to the Lavaux wine region, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of 800-year-old terraced vineyards that skirt the edge of Lake Geneva and offer dramatic views of the Alps. Taste Chasselas and other delicious local varietals in Lavaux cellars, and perhaps enjoy a gourmet meal at one of the finest restaurants in Switzerland. Also, tour Chateau de Chillon—Switzerland’s most interesting castle—which sits on a small island in Lake Geneva and offers evocative insights into the daily life of medieval aristocracy.
Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights
Half-day private tour
Zurich - Lucerne
Private transfer to Lucerne for 1 night. Afternoon at leisure
Lucerne - Interlaken
Private transfer to Interlaken for 2 nights, with touring en route
Interlaken & Berner Oberland
Full-day train excursion with private guide
Interlaken – Lausanne
Private transfer to Lausanne for 2 nights, with stops in Bern and Gruyeres en route
Full-day private excursion to Chateau de Chillon and Lavaux vineyards
Private airport transfer
Baur au Lac or Dolder Grand
The Palace Luzern
Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa
Per person based on double occupancy
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Private touring with your own personal guides and drivers
Preferred rooms in the very best luxury hotels
Firsthand, sophisticated destination knowledge and recommendations from our travel specialists
Itineraries that are customized according to your interests and schedule
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All Artisans of Leisure tours are private and depart daily.
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