Romance is in the air, and it is accentuated by the alpine breeze that drifts along the half-timbered homes that overlook the meadows. Your tour of Switzerland is designed with passion, flair, and desire in mind with the comforts of the cities combined with the natural beauty of the landscapes. Snow-capped summits punctuate the skyline as turquoise lakes shimmer in the pure sunlight. Medieval architecture showcases the history of the towns as ancient glaciers highlight the age of the Alps. From...
Geneva – Arrive in Beautiful Geneva and Enjoy a Private Tour of the City
Geneva has a chic and cosmopolitan ambiance that emanates from the sparkling shores of Switzerland’s largest Alpine lake. The Jet d’Eau is visible from the plane during your descent as the famous fountain spouts water nearly 460 feet into the air with an elegant arch that glitters with a rainbow. Your flight will land at Geneva Airport, and your private transfer will greet you at baggage claim. The contemporary buildings tower above the antique streets that lead to the Old Town and the historical structures overlook the picturesque banks of the Rhone River to trace the ancient fortifications of the city’s beginnings. Your guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel eager to show you the beauty of Geneva during your private tour.
Temple de Saint-Pierre was constructed in the 12th century at the highest point of the old city, and the Romanesque design features Gothic elements. The bells peal with different tones, turning the jovial air of the city into a musical performance upon the hour. The area beneath the Cathedral was excavated and revealed the ancient history of Geneva dating back to the Roman Empire. For a stunning panorama of the city’s surroundings, your guide will lead you next to the Quai du Mont-Blanc along the north bank of Lake Geneva. The jetty extends from the bridge and provides a spectacular view of the Mont-Blanc Mountains that run across the horizon. In the evening, the two of you will enjoy a taste of the city at a well-known restaurant with creative dishes that have been prepared with select seasonal, local ingredients.
Geneva – Enjoy a Half-Day Tour of the Lavaux Wine Region outside Geneva
Interlaken – Venture into the Alps at Interlaken for a Day at Leisure
Interlaken – Travel along the Jungfrau Railway to the Peaks of Jungfraujoch
Lucerne – Transfer to Lucerne to Explore the Quiet Beauty of the City
Lucerne – Relish a Scenic Journey to the Top of Mount Titlis
Zurich – Delight in a Full Day Guided Tour of Zurich’s History and Cuisine
Zurich – Depart for Home
- Indulge in the secluded beauty of the Lavaux wine region to sip the secret gems of Switzerland’s lesser known vineyards
- Wrap your arms around your partner in the sweeping panorama of the Alps as you reach the viewpoint of the Jungfraujoch
- Witness the unique image of Trummelback Falls, a cascade hidden behind the granite wall of a mountain
- Relax in Alpine luxury throughout Switzerland and relish the comforts of five-star hotels and private tours
- Taste the sweet confections of Zurich and the celebrated chocolate treats of Switzerland during a private tour and instruction
- Sample the luscious flavors of a contemporary dairy located in a 12th-century monastery
- View incredible stained glass windows in an historical church designed by master artist Marc Chagall
- Share a new experience as you glacier walk across the surface of Aletsch Glacier
- Enjoy the sensual flavors and romantic atmosphere of elegant restaurants that provide memorable meals
- Cruise Lake Brienz on a historical steam powered boat that offers unobstructed views of the landscape
- Wander along Europe’s highest suspension bridge overlooking the summit of Mount Titlis
It is easy to imagine a romantic getaway to Switzerland with a half-timbered chalet and a view to the undulating mountain peaks of the world famous Swiss Alps. The image will become your reality during your 8-day tour focused on romance and excitement in the cities and mountains of Switzerland. You will arrive at the Geneva Airport to find the spouting water of the Jet d’Eau fountain arching over the lake, and your guide will lead you through the city on your first of many private tours.
Savor the mixture of historical architecture and contemporary artistry around Geneva as it opens up to a view of the Mont-Blanc mountain range on the horizon. The next day, your guide will bring you to the Lavaux Wine Region that overlooks the lakeshore. Wander along narrow trails and enjoy the charms of the medieval wineries, along with the flavors of Switzerland’s best-kept secret. The next day, you will travel into the Alps in the town of Interlaken, where the traditional village charm emanates from the chalets and remaining abbey walls.
The streets resemble a storybook, and the two of you can explore the village lifestyle before a sumptuous, romantic dinner. Wake the next day to travel through the Valley of 72 Waterfalls to find the spectacular cascades of the Lauterbrunnen Valley before venturing to the viewing platforms at Jungfraujoch. Experience something new with as you both attempt a glacier walk and traverse the surface of the ice on a guided tour. Venture next to the medieval city of Lucerne, home to defensive walls and wooden bridges.
Discover the endless charm of Lucerne’s beautiful architecture, enrapturing history, and magnificent landscape between Lake Lucerne and the Reuss River. The following day, visit a historic abbey, now home to a modern dairy, en route to the top of Mount Titlis. A rotating gondola provides a 360-degree view of the mountains, meadows, and lakes below. Make your way to Zurich the next day to tour Old Town and share in the secrets of Swiss chocolate at a celebrated confectionery. Your private transfer will meet both at the hotel the next morning to escort you to the airport, but instead of traveling home, you could extend your getaway with a romantic time in France or Italy.
$4,155 per person (excluding international flights)
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