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4-Star Lake Lucerne and the Swiss Alps

9 days - from only £859pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

4-Star Lake Lucerne and the Swiss Alps

Your base for this wonderful break is the picture-postcard village of Hergiswil, staying at our popular family-run hotel on the banks of Lake Lucerne, one of Europe’s prettiest sights. Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks and lush alpine mountains, you’re sure to feel totally relaxed as you enjoy the views here. Discover the nearby region as we visit beautiful villages and towns, including Lucerne, Brienz and Interlaken, as well as taking in the superb scenery for which Switzerland is renowned along our way.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 8 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 6 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

9 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to our overnight hotel in northern France.

  • Day 2:

    Continuing south, we travel into Switzerland and arrive at our hotel for six nights in Hergiswil in time for dinner.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3: 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 which crosses the lake, the impressive octagonal Water Tower and the quaint Lucerne's Old Town. </p>During the day we offer an optional cruise on Lake Lucerne. This splendid lake is famous for its amazing scenery, with placid waters and surrounding mountains, and we’ll get to take in this incredible landscape during our cruise, seeing some of Lucerne's lovely sights from the water.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Lucerne

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2022 2023
    • Lake Lucerne Cruise
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    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 4: Engelberg

    Enjoy time to relax in your picturesque resort, set amid majestic mountain scenery, which has a range of shops and cafes, as well as pretty gardens to enjoy. </p>Alternatively, join our optional excursion to discover charming Engelberg. Setting off in the morning, we’ll spend half of the day exploring this popular town. During our time in Engelberg, we’ll also be given the opportunity to take the Titlis Cable Car up to Mount Titlis. The cable cars are the world’s first to be fully revolving, so they’ll offer us with an amazing view of the mountain’s snowy peaks and the scenery below.

    Included meals: Breakfast

    Engelberg

    Engelberg

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2022 2023
    • Engelberg
    TBC TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 5: Swiss Hidden Gems

    Enjoy a wonderful excursion today as we travel through 'William Tell Country', exploring the local area for a fantastic day out. See the William Tell monument, then we will go on to enjoy some of the superb scenery, seeing the charming villages of Brunnen and Meiringen along our way.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Meiringen

    Swiss Hidden Gems

    Included Highlights

    • Swiss Hidden Gems
  • Day 6: Brienz, Interlaken and Grindelwald

    We’ll spend a full day taking in the many sights, starting with Brienz. The town is known for its excellent woodcarvings and we’ll be able to purchase hand-carved souvenirs while there. </p>We’ll journey onwards to Interlaken, where you can stroll through the Japanese garden and admire the amazing mountain views from Hohematte Park. </p>From there, we’ll travel by train to Grindelwald, a popular resort with lovely views and lots to see and do. With many short walks available in the town, as well as traditional Swiss-style buildings to admire, we’re sure to have a fantastic time.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Grindelwald

    Grindelwald
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    Included Highlights

    • Brienz
    • Interlaken
    • Grindelwald
  • Day 7: Mountain Magic

    A chance to explore Switzerland’s stunning mountain peaks and passes with a day filled with scenic delights. Simply sit back and relax as our comfortable coach takes you through some of the superb surrounding scenery. We will also call at Andermatt and journey along the beautiful San Gotthard Pass.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Andermatt

    Mountain Magic

    Included Highlights

    • Mountain Magic
  • Day 8:

    It is time to leave Switzerland, as we head back northwards into France for our final overnight stay.

    Included meals: Breakfast

  • Day 9:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £169.00 (9 days).

Hotels

You will stay for six nights at the 4-star Seehotel Pilatus in Hergiswil. 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. Enjoy the excellent leisure facilities, including large indoor pool, jacuzzi and saunas.

Overnight stays in northern France will be in city-style hotels.

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

See our full list of our joining points.

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