Glacier Express train traveling through the alps in Switzerland

Beautiful Switzerland: 16-Day Family Tour

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Zurich, Lucerne, St. Moritz, Zermatt...

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Suggested Duration

16 Days

Switzerland's culturally vibrant and historically significant cities will seduce you as you tour from Zurich to Geneva, stopping at magnificent snow-capped mountain regions in between. Embrace the exuberant atmosphere of bustling districts, step onto the powdery glacial landscapes, throw snowballs at one another, ski down the steep slopes of the Swiss Alps, and cross the flowered fields cascading the countryside on this emblematic 16-day vacation.

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Trip Highlights

  • Partake in a city tour of Zurich to its imperial summer palaces, church-riddled old town, and breathtaking Guild houses dotted around the city’s picturesque river and lake
  • Soar to the summit of Mount Pilatus via gondola and cable car to admire the endless snowy views of Switzerland and its sun-washed landscape and lakes
  • Taste the products of Switzerland’s master chocolatiers at Aeschbach and rise to meet the clouds hanging over Mount Titlis on an exploration of the Swiss Alps’ glacial landscapes
  • Head for the mountains of Zermatt aboard the legendary Glacier Express Train, and absorb the extraordinary scenery of snowy peaks, monstrous mountains, and flowered meadows as you transfer across the Swiss alps
  • Embrace epic adventures in the breathtaking snow-capped Bernese alps, from paragliding over the rolling flowered hills to zip-lining from hilltop to hilltop
  • Enjoy grand train tours around the alpine region and capture the sensational scenery stretching from villages nestled in the shadows of looming summits to the glacial geological formations of Jungfrau Mountain
  • Tuck into scrumptious Swiss Fondue at a restaurant on the summit of Harder Kulm before you arrive at the lakeside resort town of Montreux and enjoy a walking city tour around its neighborhoods
  • Learn more about the Big Bang and the origins of the cosmos in the world’s largest particle physics laboratory, CERN, and admire the advanced technology housed in the facility

Starting Price

$8,315 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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