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Lucerne & Swiss Alps – Christmas

 

Lucerne in winter
  • Overview

    highlights

    • Enjoy the tranquil surroundings of Hergiswil
    • Take an en route trip to pretty Riquewihr
    • Spend time in the historical city of Thun
    • Discover Brienz, famous for its wood carving heritage
    • Visit the lovely resort of Interlaken
    • Explore lakeside Lucerne

    Enjoy a festive Christmas holiday in Switzerland, staying in the scenic village of Hergiswil at the Seehotel Pilatus Hotel. This picture-postcard destination will serve as an excellent base for exploring the surrounding towns, famous for their scenery, and we will also celebrate the most wonderful time of year at our hotel! Read More

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    • Great for - Christmas
    • Great for - City
    • Great for - Culture
    • Great for - History
    • Great for - Scenery


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    En route to Hergiswil, we will travel via the charming town of Riquewihr.

    We’ll then enjoy an included scenic drive to discover three of Switzerland’s most picturesque destinations - Thun, Interlaken and Brienz. Thun is located on the banks of the Aare River, with beautiful medieval architecture and a delightful town centre to discover. Meanwhile, Interlaken is situated between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, offering up spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. In Brienz, we’ll be able to admire tranquil Lake Brienz and explore this charming village.

    On Christmas Eve, join us as we take a trip to Lucerne. Wander along its narrow streets, admire its medieval buildings decorated with ornate frescoes, and perhaps go shopping during our time here. On Christmas Day, we’ll have a three-course lunch and a traditional turkey dinner to look forward to, as we celebrate with like-minded holidaymakers before it comes time to return home.

  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Seehotel Pilatus

    • Seehotel Pilatus
    • Seehotel Pilatus

    The popular Seehotel Pilatus has a great location on the lakeside, excellent leisure facilities and a pleasant relaxing garden with lake views for guests to enjoy.

    • All bedrooms are equipped with radio, telephone, hairdryer and satellite TV
    • Dining room with superb lake view serving buffet breakfast and dinner with choice of two menus
    • Lakeside terraces and lawns
    • Free use of Aqua Romana leisure centre with indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna and fitness room
    • Bar
    • No. of rooms: 70
    • Lifts: 2
    • Official rating: 4 star
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  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


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    En Route: Basel
    Enjoy an en route visit to Basel, located in the north west corner of Switzerland and sharing its borders with France and Germany. Basel has a beautiful medieval old town centre, and is rich in architecture old and new, with a Romanesque cathedral, a Renaissance town hall and various examples of contemporary architecture.
    Lake Thun
    Full Day: Thun, Interlaken & Brienz

    We’ll get to spend time in Thun, Interlaken and Brienz today for a delightful day out, with Thun first on our list. This historical destination is known for its medieval architecture, and we’ll have time at leisure to explore its Old Town.

    We will then continue to Interlaken, a Swiss town known for its enchanting views of the Jungfrau, which makes the most incredible backdrop. The town is also home to a number of historical sights, including the Interlaken Monastery and Castle, which features gothic architecture and has a chapel dating from 1452.

    After our time in Interlaken, we’ll make our way to the village of Brienz, which can be found on Lake Brienz’s northern shore. The village is famous for its history of wood carving, which was once the main form of industry here. These intricate carvings can still be seen in the village today, with the Brienz Wood Carving Museum being devoted to them.

    Lucerne in winter
    Half Day: Lucerne

    Join us for an included visit to beautiful Lucerne, full of medieval frescoed buildings, charming narrow streets, decorative fountains and numerous pavement cafes. Explore at leisure to take in the city's many attractions, such as the beautiful Chapel Bridge, the octagonal Water Tower and Lucerne's Old Town. 

    OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


    Mount Titliss
    Half Day: Engelberg
    We'll discover the popular town of Engelberg with our optional excursion today. Admire amazing views of the gigantic Mount Titlis, which forms an incredible backdrop to the town. Spend time exploring this charming town to take in its traditional atmosphere, or why not go shopping for souvenirs? 
    Lake Lucerne steamer
    Lucerne Paddlesteamer Cruise
    Board a first-class paddlesteamer on Lake Lucerne to enjoy a relaxing cruise across this serene lake. Lake Lucerne is famous for its amazing scenery, with placid waters and amazing views of the surrounding mountains. Sit back, relax and take in this incredible landscape during our optional cruise.

 


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What's included

  • Return coach travel
  • Six nights accommodation
  • Overnight stays on outbound and return journeys
  • Daily breakfast, five evening meals
  • Three-course lunch and turkey dinner on Christmas Day
  • Porterage
  • Two included excursions
  • One en route visit
Seehotel Pilatus

Seehotel Pilatus

The popular Seehotel Pilatus has a great location on the lakeside, excellent leisure facilities and a pleasant relaxing garden with lake views for guests to enjoy.

Learn more about the hotel

Seehotel Pilatus

  • Seehotel Pilatus
  • Seehotel Pilatus

The popular Seehotel Pilatus has a great location on the lakeside, excellent leisure facilities and a pleasant relaxing garden with lake views for guests to enjoy.

  • All bedrooms are equipped with radio, telephone, hairdryer and satellite TV
  • Dining room with superb lake view serving buffet breakfast and dinner with choice of two menus
  • Lakeside terraces and lawns
  • Free use of Aqua Romana leisure centre with indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna and fitness room
  • Bar
  • No. of rooms: 70
  • Lifts: 2
  • Official rating: 4 star
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