The welcomes are warm and the Alpine outdoor world rejuvenating on our new one-week journey through the heart of Switzerland. Multiple-night stays provide an opportunity to immerse in nature, from the Alps to the dramatic scenery of Lake Lucerne, experiencing cultural, culinary and wine traditions.



Swiss chocolates and snow cap mountains; old town clock towers and wooden chapel bridges; Switzerland, with all its ancient landmarks and natural beauty marvels with treasures in every corner and lies in the center of Europe. Discover medieval villages, cross its many lakes, & venture to the highest peak in all of Europe. In Europe's year-round playground, discover its outstanding landscape as you ride through mountains and along lakesides on the luxurious Golden Pass Train from Lausanne to Interlaken. Spirit and passion will ignite on a trip to the Olympic Museum in the headquarters and home of the Olympics, learn where it all began and the continued mission to bring world peace. Venture to the top of Europe to Jungfraujoch, an absolutle must when in Switzerland, then take a leisurely stroll down to the city of Luzern for a walking tour to see the famous Chapel Bridge. Hike to the top of Mount Rigi or enjoy an authentic Folklore performance in Goladau. Experience the heart and soul of Switzerland on this week long journey with Tauck.

Swiss chocolates and snow cap mountains; old town clock towers and wooden chapel bridges; Switzerland, with all its ancient landmarks and natural beauty marvels with treasures in every corner and lies in the center of Europe. Discover medieval villages, cross its many lakes, & venture to the highest peak in all of Europe. In Europe's year-round playground, discover its outstanding landscape as you ride through mountains and along lakesides on the luxurious Golden Pass Train from Lausanne to Interlaken. Spirit and passion will ignite on a trip to the Olympic Museum in the headquarters and home of the Olympics, learn where it all began and the continued mission to bring world peace. Venture to the top of Europe to Jungfraujoch, an absolutle must when in Switzerland, then take a leisurely stroll down to the city of Luzern for a walking tour to see the famous Chapel Bridge. Hike to the top of Mount Rigi or enjoy an authentic Folklore performance in Goladau. Experience the heart and soul of Switzerland on this week long journey with Tauck.

Traveling Well Includes:
  • Discover the highest peak in all of Europe at Jungfraujoch, known as the Top of Europe - you'll be awestruck by the endless panoramic views
  • Experience the elegant atmosphere aboard the GoldenPass Train as it travels through the Swiss Alps, offering breathtaking views and comfort
  • View snow-peaked mountain tops on a private boat cruise across Lake Lucerne, before a farewell dinner at your opulent and sophisticated hotel
  • Walking tour of Lausanne complete with a chocolate tasting and a look at its Old Town
  • Visit the Olympic Museum in Lausanne
  • Ride aboard the Brienz Rothom Bahn Steam Train

  • Call (281) 438-1139 for more information or to book today! Mention code 18576627

    Tour Operator
    Tauck Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2024
    Duration
    8 Days
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1LausanneWelcome to Switzerland

    Tour Begins: 6:00 PM, Lausanne Palace. A transfer is included from Geneva Airport to your historic hotel in the heart of the city, Lausanne Palace. Join us this evening for a cocktail reception and welcome dinner to meet your fellow travelers.



    Lodging: Lausanne Palace

    Meals: D
    Day 2LausanneChocolate tour & wine tasting in Lausanne

    The city of Lausanne is rich with history, majestic landscapes, impressive art and architecture. This morning, embark on a walking tour with a Switzerland chocolate tasting to discover the Old Town and its Gothic-style cathedral, and take in the majestic views of Lake Geneva at its base. After lunch, enjoy an excursion with wine tastings at a nearby vineyard.



    Lodging: Lausanne Palace

    Meals: B, L
    Day 3InterlakenVisit the Olympic Museum & Golden Pass Train to Interlaken

    Lausanne is located on Lake Geneva and is a French-speaking region of Vaud, Switzerland. It's more than a charming lakeside medieval city; it's home to the International Olympic Committee headquarters. The Olympic Museum celebrates the history of the Olympics and the past and modern games. On a visit here you'll explore the Greek origins of the games, the evolution of sports equipment and rules, and the Olympics' mission to promote world peace. Enjoy lunch before boarding the Golden Pass Train en route to Interlaken, the scenic trip passes through the Swiss Alps, verdant valleys and endless vineyards. Dinner this evening is at your hotel.



    Lodging: Grand Hotel Beau Rivage

    Meals: B, L, D
    Day 4InterlakenBrienz / Steam Train & a lake cruise

    This morning after breakfast, hop on the Brienz Rothornbahn Steam Train headed for the Rothorn peak at 7,709 ft. On a clear day you will be rewarded with 360 degree views of the central Swiss Alps including Pilatus, Rigi, Titlis and the iconic peaks of the Bernese Oberland. Lunch includes local culinary delights. Return to Brienz for free time, before boarding an idyllic cruise on Lake Brienz back to Interlaken.



    Lodging: Grand Hotel Beau Rivage

    Meals: B, L
    Day 5InterlakenJungfraujoch - Top of Europe

    It wouldn't be a complete trip to Switzerland without a visit to Jungfraujoch, the Top of Europe - the highest railway station in Europe and the center of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, standing at 11,332 ft. above sea level with panoramic views of a wonderland of ice, snow and rock. Enjoy the ascent with views of the longest glacier in the Alps towards Italy, France and Germany, and at the top on the Sphinx Terrace, take in views of the Black Forest and the Vosges, as well as the Aletsch Glacier. The highest manned research and weather station in Europe is also located on the Jungfraujoch. Enjoy lunch on your own up here before taking a cable car ride back down. Dinner this evening is back in Interlaken.



    Lodging: Grand Hotel Beau Rivage

    Meals: B, D
    Day 6LucerneOnward to Lucerne

    After breakfast this morning, you're off to Lucerne enjoying the magnificent views of breathtaking Alpine panorama, sparkling lakes and tranquil countryside. A guided city walking tour is followed by lunch at the Pfistern Guild Hall and free time to explore.



    Lodging: Mandarin Oriental Palace, Luzern

    Meals: B, L
    Day 7LucerneMount Rigi & a cruise on Lake Lucerne

    A day filled with mountain and lake views awaits in Goldau, a town in the community of Arth. The short drive here welcomes with views of the Rigi and Rossberg mountains, and lakes Zug and Lauerz. Upon arrival at the base of Mount Rigi, embark the first mountain railway in Europe heading for the top. Enjoy lunch at the summit where the local gastronomy accompanies the fine views. An easy cogwheel train ride takes you back down the mountain for a cruise from Vitznau back to Lucerne. Join us this evening for a farewell reception and dinner at your hotel.



    Lodging: Mandarin Oriental Palace, Luzern

    Meals: B, L, D
    Day 8LucerneJourney home from Lucerne

    Tour Ends: 8:00 AM: Mandarin Oriental Palace, Luzern. Fly home anytime. A transfer from Mandarin Oriental Palace, Luzern to Zurich Airport is included. Please allow a minimum of three hours for flight check-in at the airport.



    Lodging:

    Meals: B
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    04/27/2025$8,690.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    05/04/2025$8,690.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    05/11/2025$7,590.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    05/25/2025$8,690.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    06/15/2025$8,690.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    06/29/2025$8,690.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    07/13/2025$7,590.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    07/20/2025$8,690.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    08/10/2025$9,190.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    08/31/2025$9,190.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    09/07/2025$9,190.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    09/14/2025$7,990.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    09/21/2025$9,190.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    09/28/2025$9,190.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    10/05/2025$7,990.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    10/19/2025$9,190.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
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    * All prices are per person in U.S. dollars, based on double occupancy.

    Itinerary Changes - Although not expected, Tauck reserves the right to alter the sequence of ports or omit or substitute scheduled ports or attractions at any time without prior notice.

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      The welcomes are warm and the Alpine outdoor world rejuvenating on our new one-week journey through the heart of Switzerland.

     
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