Luxury Switzerland Tours

Introduction to Switzerland
(6 Days)
Zurich, Lucerne, Lausanne

A Week in Switzerland
(7 Days)
Lucerne, Interlaken, Lausanne

Discover Switzerland
(8 Days)
Zurich, Interlaken, Zermatt, Lausanne

Best of Switzerland
(8 Days)
Zurich, Lucerne, Lausanne

Family Tour of Switzerland
(9 Days)
Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken, Lausanne

Highlights of Switzerland
(9 Days)
Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken, Lausanne

Active Tour of Switzerland
(10 Days)
Lucerne with Mount Rigi & Mount Pilatus, Interlaken & Berner Oberland, Zermatt, Lausanne & Emmental

Art Tour of Switzerland
(6 Days)
Geneva, Basel & Weil am Rhein, Zurich with St. Gallen & Winterthur

Switzerland by Train
(10 Days)
Lausanne, Zermatt, Andermatt, St. Moritz

Essence of Switzerland
(11 Days)
Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken, Zermatt, Lausanne

Lakes & Mountains of Switzerland
(12 Days)
Lucerne, Interlaken, Zermatt, Gstaad, Lausanne

Luxuries of Switzerland
(12 Days)
Zurich, St. Moritz, Lucerne, Gstaad, Lausanne

Journey Through Switzerland
(13 Days)
Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken, Zermatt, Lausanne

Multi-country Tours

Luxuries of Switzerland & Italy
(11 Days)
Lausanne, Interlaken, Lucerne, Lake Como

Introduction to Switzerland & Italy
(9 Days)
Lausanne, Zermatt or Gstaad, Lake Como

Food & Wine Tour of France & Switzerland
(11 Days)
Paris, Reims & Champagne, Burgundy, Lausanne with Lavaux & Emmental

Exclusive Austria, Germany & Switzerland
(16 Days)
Vienna, Salzburg, Munich, Baden-Baden & Colmar, Lucerne, Lausanne

Spa & Wellness Tour of Germany & Switzerland
(10 Days)
Munich, Baden-Baden & Alsace, Lake Geneva

Essence of Switzerland

(11 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken, Zermatt, Lausanne

This private luxury tour of Switzerland features the best of the country's beautiful scenery, interesting cultural touring and exclusive hotels.

Begin in Zurich, one of Europe's most sophisticated cities. During flexible private touring, see the highlights of the Old Town. Stroll its medieval backstreets, broad shopping boulevards and lakefront promenades, and see highlights such as churches with stained-glass windows designed by Marc Chagall and Sigmar Polke. Enjoy tastings at favorite confectioners and gourmet shops, and walk up the Lindenhof for panoramic views over the city. Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can arrange additional experiences according to your interests, such as exploring gallery districts and up-and-coming neighborhoods, touring top museums such as the Kunsthaus and Landesmuseum (Swiss National Museum), or a private cruise on Lake Zurich.

Continue to Lucerne, a picture-perfect Swiss town on the shore of Lake Lucerne. Stay at one of Switzerland's most impressive hotels in a room offering expansive views of the lake and nearby mountains. During private touring with your own guide, explore the highlights of the Old Town. Cross Chapel Bridge, a landmark covered wooden bridge containing paintings of the city history, and walk the cobblestone streets to see the city's tiny squares and painted facades. Also learn about the city's history at the Musegg Wall, a portion of the old city walls, and walk along the tree-lined waterfront. Upon request, also visit museums such as the Kunstmuseum, Rosengart Collection or the Swiss Museum of Transport. Then, enjoy a privately guided scenic excursion in the region. Cruise across beautiful Lake Lucerne, passing lakeside farmhouses and small villages clustered below high peaks. Ride a cog railway up iconic Mount Pilatus for panoramic views over the lake and mountains. Perhaps opt for a lunch of Swiss cuisine at a restaurant on the mountain, take a toboggan run down the slopes, or go for a hike in the fresh mountain air.

Next, stop briefly in Brienz, a village known for wood carving, en route to Interlaken, the gateway to the dramatic mountain landscapes of the Berner Oberland. One day, enjoy a privately guided excursion high into the Swiss Alps aboard mountain trains, passing through charming villages such as Lauterbrunnen, Wengen and Grindelwald en route to famed Jungfraujoch. Visit the Sphinx observatory platform, and take in spectacular views of enormous glaciers, impressive peaks above and verdant valleys far below. Perhaps also opt for hiking, tubing, sledding or other activities on the snow. Alternatively, take cable cars high up to the Schilthorn—a peak made famous in the James Bond film On Her Majesty's Secret Service—for incredible views of the Jungfrau, Eiger, Monch and other peaks.

Transfer by private vehicle to Zermatt, and stay at a luxurious hotel with views of the Matterhorn, one of the most iconic mountains in the world. During private scenic touring of the region, take a cog railway up to Gornergrat for classic views of the Matterhorn. Another day, enjoy privately guided touring and hiking in the hills around Zermatt. Artisans of Leisure will arrange a lunch reservation at a restaurant with breathtaking views. Also tour the historic wooden buildings in the town center, and visit the Matterhorn Museum to learn about the traditional local lifestyle and the human drama surrounding the majestic mountain that looms over the region.

Continue with your private driver to Lausanne and the beautiful Lake Geneva region for a stay at the elegant Beau-Rivage Palace—one of the best luxury hotels in Switzerland—among lush parkland on the lakeshore. One day, take a private excursion in the surrounding region to visit Chateau de Chillon, Switzerland's most interesting castle, and 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. Artisans of Leisure will arrange for you to enjoy exclusive activities such as private wine tasting and a private chocolate-making experience at a local confectioner. Another day, enjoy a private excursion to Gruyeres, an atmospheric medieval hill town. During a hands-on cheese workshop, learn about cheese-making and taste local cheeses, including the region's renowned Gruyere cheese. Enjoy reservations for a fondue or raclette lunch at one of our favorite local restaurants. Also visit Chateau de Gruyeres, a medieval castle. Other nearby options include touring a renowned chocolate factory; visiting Chaplin's World, the former house and estate of Charlie Chaplin; exploring the Olympic Museum or the historic center of Lausanne; or spending time at the hotel's excellent spa, restaurants and leisure facilities.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1

Arrive Zurich

Private arrival transfer to hotel for 1 night

Day 2

Zurich – Lucerne

Morning private city touring. Afternoon private transfer to hotel for 2 nights

Day 3

Lucerne & Mount Pilatus

Morning private city tour. Afternoon private excursion

Day 4

Lucerne – Interlaken

Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights, with stops en route

Day 5

Interlaken & Berner Oberland

Full-day privately guided train excursion to Jungfraujoch

Day 6

Interlaken – Zermatt

Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights. Afternoon private tour

Day 7

Zermatt

Full-day private touring and hiking

Day 8

Zermatt – Lausanne

Private transfer to hotel for 3 nights

Day 9

Lausanne & environs

Full-day private excursion

Day 10

Lausanne & Gruyeres

Full-day private excursion

Day 11

Lausanne – Depart Geneva

Private airport transfer


Hotels
Zurich:

Baur au Lac or The Dolder Grand

Lucerne: Burgenstock Resort
Interlaken: Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa
Zermatt: Mont Cervin Palace
Lausanne: Beau-Rivage Palace

Cost
$21,530 Per person (based on double occupancy)

Luxury Switzerland Tours

Introduction to Switzerland
(6 Days)
Zurich, Lucerne, Lausanne

A Week in Switzerland
(7 Days)
Lucerne, Interlaken, Lausanne

Discover Switzerland
(8 Days)
Zurich, Interlaken, Zermatt, Lausanne

Best of Switzerland
(8 Days)
Zurich, Lucerne, Lausanne

Family Tour of Switzerland
(9 Days)
Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken, Lausanne

Highlights of Switzerland
(9 Days)
Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken, Lausanne

Active Tour of Switzerland
(10 Days)
Lucerne with Mount Rigi & Mount Pilatus, Interlaken & Berner Oberland, Zermatt, Lausanne & Emmental

Art Tour of Switzerland
(6 Days)
Geneva, Basel & Weil am Rhein, Zurich with St. Gallen & Winterthur

Switzerland by Train
(10 Days)
Lausanne, Zermatt, Andermatt, St. Moritz

Essence of Switzerland
(11 Days)
Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken, Zermatt, Lausanne

Lakes & Mountains of Switzerland
(12 Days)
Lucerne, Interlaken, Zermatt, Gstaad, Lausanne

Luxuries of Switzerland
(12 Days)
Zurich, St. Moritz, Lucerne, Gstaad, Lausanne

Journey Through Switzerland
(13 Days)
Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken, Zermatt, Lausanne

Multi-country Tours

Luxuries of Switzerland & Italy
(11 Days)
Lausanne, Interlaken, Lucerne, Lake Como

Introduction to Switzerland & Italy
(9 Days)
Lausanne, Zermatt or Gstaad, Lake Como

Food & Wine Tour of France & Switzerland
(11 Days)
Paris, Reims & Champagne, Burgundy, Lausanne with Lavaux & Emmental

Exclusive Austria, Germany & Switzerland
(16 Days)
Vienna, Salzburg, Munich, Baden-Baden & Colmar, Lucerne, Lausanne

Spa & Wellness Tour of Germany & Switzerland
(10 Days)
Munich, Baden-Baden & Alsace, Lake Geneva

Testimonials

Our family’s Switzerland trip was excellent. We enjoyed the variety of tours, destinations and activities. The meals were very special and the hotel views were incredible. Thank you for always paying attention to all of the details!
~ A.S., St. Petersburg, FL

Our Switzerland honeymoon was incredible! We received 5-star treatment everywhere we went. Other companies we’ve used aren’t even comparable to Artisans of Leisure.     
~ A.R., Nashville, TN

We had a wonderful trip to Switzerland and were so pleased with the arrangements you made in terms of hotels, guides, transportation, schedule and just everything. Thank you so much for taking our wishes and turning them into the trip we hoped for. 
~ S.F., Seneca, SC

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