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Swiss Mountain Adventure – The Big Five

9 days - from only £1,299pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Swiss Mountain Adventure – The Big Five

Switzerland is renowned for its scenic railway journeys and gravity defying cable cars, and on this tour we will experience five of the best it has to offer. From the steepest cogwheel railway in the world to the world’s first revolving cable car, enjoy taking in the mountainous landscapes and awe-inspiring scenery from a unique perspective.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 8 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 6 evening meals including a traditional Swiss dinner
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

9 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to northern France for an overnight stay.

  • Day 2:

    We continue to our hotel on the edge of Lake Lucerne.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3: Hammetschwand Lift

    We visit Hammetschwand Lift today, where we climb over 150m to enjoy magnificent views across Lake Lucerne, Stanserhorn, Pilatus and the Bernese Alps. We start by taking the funicular to the Burgenstock Resort before enjoying a walk of around 45-60 minutes to access the lift. For this reason, this excursion is not suitable for passengers with limited mobility.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Hammetschwand Lift

    Hammetschwand Lift

    Included Highlights

    • Hammetschwand Lift
  • Day 4: Stanserhorn Cable Car

    Today we enjoy a ride on the Stanserhorn Cable Car, the world’s first Cabrio cable car famous for an outside deck with nothing but the fresh air above you. We start by experiencing the nostalgia of the funicular railway, which dates back to 1893, before the cable car takes you to the summit where astonishing views and a revolving restaurant await.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Stanserhorn Cable Car

    Stanserhorn Cable Car

    Included Highlights

    • Stanserhorn Cable Car
  • Day 5: Rigi Railway

    We take a trip on the Rigi Railway today, Europe’s first mountain railway built in 1871. During this 30 minute trip we climb over 1000m to take in the 360 degree views from the summit, passing grazing cows, traditional farms and colourful wildflower meadows.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Rigi Railway

    Rigi Railway

    Included Highlights

    • Rigi Railway
  • Day 6: Pilatus Railway

    Another awe-inspiring journey today as we enjoy a ride on the world’s steepest cogwheel railway, the Pilatus Railway. Through woods and tunnels, across flowery meadows and along rocky outcrops, we climb over 2000m before the cable car returns you to ground level in Kriens, from where we return to our hotel.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Pilatus Railway

    Pilatus Railway

    Included Highlights

    • Pilatus Railway
  • Day 7: Titlis Rotair Cable Car

    Our final excursion is to the world’s first revolving gondola. We will climb Mount Titlis, the highest summit in central Switzerland, crossing steep rocky walls, deep crevasses and snow-covered summits whilst turning 360 degrees during the five minute journey. At the top, the daredevils amongst you can walk across Europe’s highest suspension bridge, the Skywalk!

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Titlis Rotair Cable Car

    Titlis Rotair Cable Car

    Included Highlights

    • Titlis Rotair Cable Car
  • Day 8:

    We depart Lake Lucerne today and travel back to Northern France for our overnight stay.

    Included meals: Breakfast

  • Day 9:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

*Please note the excursions may take place on different days depending on availability.
**Due to the nature of the holiday there will be a level of walking involved and will not be suitable for passengers with limited mobility.

Single Room Supplement from £219.00 (9 days).

Hotels

We will stay for six nights at the 4-star Seehotel Pilatus, superbly located on the banks of Lake Lucerne in the town of Hergiswil.

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

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.

No Testing Required for European Tours
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