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Join our popular Christmas break at the welcoming Hotel Kreuz – a favourite with Shearings customers, with an idyllic location overlooking Lake Thun and the mountains.
During this wonderful break, you’ll have chance to relax and take in the superb seasonal scenery, as we visit bustling Interlaken and charming Thun, as well as a highlight of our break – a journey on the fantastic Glacier Express.
Day One - UK to France
We’ll make our way from the UK to France, via Calais, and will continue to our hotel for an overnight stay.
Day Two – France to Leissigen
In the morning, we’ll continue our journey into Switzerland, where we’ll stay at the Hotel Kreuz for the next four nights. (B,D)
Days Three to Five - Leissigen
Relax and enjoy this beautiful part of Switzerland, visiting Interlaken and Thun as well as taking a trip on the Glacier Express. On Christmas Day, we’ll return from our excursion and enjoy a gala buffet dinner with music in the evening. (B,D)
Day Six – Leissigen to France
After breakfast today we will say goodbye to Switzerland and travel to France, where we will stay at an overnight hotel. (B,D)
Day Seven – France to UK
We’ll return to the UK today, travelling via Calais and then continuing home. (B)
Hotel Kreuz Leissigen
Found in charming Leissigen and a short distance from Interlaken, the Hotel Kreuz is the ideal place to stay for relaxing breaks near Lake Thun. With great views of the surrounding mountains and fantastic facilities to enjoy, guests are sure to enjoy their stay here.
Full Day: Glacier Express
After breakfast we make our way to Spiez where we enjoy our first train ride to Brig. We travel on the famous Lotschberg Line with a 9.1 mile long tunnel. At Brig we join the famous Glacier Express for a spectacular journey to Andermatt. Sit back and watch the dramatic Swiss Alpine scenery unfold from the comfort of your carriage.
Full day: Interlaken And Thun
Today we enjoy a full day included excursion to Interlaken, which is situated between the lakes of Thun and Brienz below the Jungfrau Massif. We continue to the lower end of the lake to visit the historical town of Thun, with a medieval old town
Grindelwald And Kleine Scheidegg by Train
Join our excursion is to Kleine Scheidegg, a settlement of just a few buildings dramatically situated under the north face of the Eiger. Take in this unique setting, before we continue our journey to Grindelwald by train. This popular resort is located in a spectacular position on the slopes of the Schwarze Lutschine valley, and we'll be able to take in beautiful scenery during our relaxing train ride.