This trip offers breathtaking views of the Swiss Alps, along with the rich history and culture of Zurich and Lucerne
City | History & culture | Natural world
Start your tour in Zurich, Switzerland's cosmopolitan capital city. Enjoy its rich history and culture, and discover the city's old town and most famous landmarks. Transfer to Lucerne, and observe its beautiful baroque architecture, and cobblestone streets. Continue to the alpine village of Engelberg for breath-taking views of the Swiss Alps and alpine glaciers. Transfer back to Zurich, where your trip ends.
Day by day itinerary
Arrive in Zurich and transfer to your hotel. At 1pm enjoy a city tour of Zurich and its surroundings during which you will discover the most beautiful parts of the city: the old town, the largest sphered clock in the world in the Church of St Peter, the world-famous Bahnhofstrasse, the Limmatiquai and the picturesque Guild houses.
Then, continue to Adliswil and board a cable car to Felsenegg for panoramic views over Zurich, the lake and the snowcapped peaks of the Alps. After, take the ferry across Lake Zurich and return to Zurich by bus along the shores of the lake via the Gold Coast.
Stay: Hotel Krone Unterstrass
Zurich - Lucerne
Transfer to the train station to board the train to Lucerne. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel, and then spend the afternoon at your leisure. The old city features some of the oldest covered bridges in Europe, charming cobblestone streets, baroque churches and breath taking historic buildings.
Visit the Concert Hall on the lakeshore, and stroll across the Kapelbruke Bridge, one of the oldest bridges in Europe and a symbol of the city.
Stay: Romnatik Hotel Wilden Mann
Lucerne - Mount Titlis - Lucerne
Continue to Engelberg for a magnificent tour of the world of Alpine glaciers. Board the revolving Rotair cable car and ride over deep glacial crevasses and steep walls of ice. Visit the ice cave, or fly over a glacier with the IceFlyer.
Take in the breathtaking views of the Swiss Alps, before returning to Lucerne in the afternoon.
Stay: Romantik Hotel Wilden Mann
Transfer to the station to board the train to Zurich. The tour concludes at the Zurich train station or airport.
Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.
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