Grand Alpine

Experience the historical, cultural and culinary delights of Germany, Switzerland and Austria on a luxurious 16 day journey from Zurich to Vienna.

15 Days
Zurich to Vienna
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$ 9,895
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2023 Zurich > Vienna

Landscapes that will take your breath away

You’ll find that the magnificent Swiss Alps will inspire and astound.
There’s something hauntingly beautiful about Europe’s snow-scattered mountains, whether you’re venturing through picture-perfect Switzerland, or traversing wild and wonderful Austria. From the gigantic and jagged Matterhorn to the arresting landscapes that you’ll witness first-hand while travelling on Switzerland’s world-famous Glacier Express, you’ll find every aspect of your alpine adventure exhilarating.
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15 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Zurich

    Welcome to Zurich where you will enjoy an overnight stay.

  2. Day 2 - Zurich > Bern

    Zurich is full of treasures, discover them first hand on a walking tour. Then, transfer to the Swiss capital Bern and your two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Bern > Lucerne > Bern

    Journey to charming Lucerne, and enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town including the ornate Chapel Bridge, followed by a cruise on Lucerne’s lake to the village of Vitznau. Join the oldest cog wheel train in Switzerland for a breathtaking ascent of Mount Rigi.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  4. Day 4 - Bern > Montreux

    Enroute to Montreux stop at the charming village of Gruyères, then be treated to a tasting of Swiss chocolate. On arrival check into your hotel.


    Tonight enjoy dinner accompanied by an introduction and performance of the traditional Alphorn by members of the prestigious Swiss Alphorn Academy.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Montreux > Zermatt

    Cruise on Lake Geneva to Chillon Castle, then travel to Täsch where you will board a cogwheel train to the village of Zermatt. Check into your hotel for your two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  6. Day 6 - Zermatt

    Today ascend the Swiss Alps by rail to Gornergrat for magnificent views, including the Matterhorn.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  7. Day 7 - Zermatt > Stresa

    Cross the border and continue to the Italian city of Stresa. Upon arrival you will check in to your hotel where you’ll enjoy beautiful rooms overlooking the crystal blue waters of Lake Maggiore.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Stresa > Lugano

    Cruise Lake Maggiore, the stunning lake that straddles Switzerland and Italy. Pause along the way to visit the splendid Isola Bella, ‘the beautiful island’. Explore its baroque palace and luscious gardens, before continuing to Lugano, your two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  9. Day 9 - Lugano

    Although in Switzerland, the city offers a unique Italian flair with the culture and language influenced by its nearest neighbour.


    Take a cable car ride to the peak of Mount Brè for spectacular views across the Lake and the surrounding alps, or taste the flavours of Lugano during a walking tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  10. Day 10 - Lugano > St. Moritz

    Drive to Andermatt where you will board the Glacier Express for a spectacular rail journey through the stunning Swiss Alps. Enjoy a stay in St. Moritz.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - St Moritz > Seefeld

    Travel through towering peaks to Hohenschwangau to see the majestic spires of Neuschwanstein Castle. Then continue to your resort in Seefeld, located on a picturesque plateau in the heart of the Tyrolean Alps.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  12. Day 12 - Seefeld > Salzburg

    Delight in the spectacular scenery as you venture into the district, made famous by ‘The Sound of Music’. This afternoon arrive at your hotel in Salzburg.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Salzburg > Vienna

    Continue your exploration of Austria and visit the city of Linz for a guided tour before arriving in the grand capital, Vienna.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  14. Day 14 - Vienna

    Today your expert local guide will show you the city’s imperial glory.


    Enjoy a concert of classical music at the Kursalon, a beautiful Italian Renaissance Palace, followed by dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Vienna

    Depart Vienna after breakfast.

    This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such, the journey may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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