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Switzerland Tours & Vacations

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Transport yourself into the timeless world of Switzerland, where mountain villages speckle the mighty Alps and nature beckons to you unlike anywhere else. Our experts, who have planned over 4,500 itineraries so far, will introduce you to local craftsmanship, legends of old, and a wealth of cheeses and chocolate for an irrefusable opportunity to indulge. Embrace Switzerland’s magic by exploring our inspirational Switzerland Travel Guide and discovering the possibilities in the sample itineraries provided below.

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Sample Itineraries

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Zermatt village with the peak of Matterhornin the Swiss Alps

Highlights of Switzerland Tour in Seven Days

7 Day Custom Tour

From $2,795

Straddle the fine line between history and contemporary culture with breathtaking mountaintops and shimmering glaciers. Walk alongside buildings erected in the Middle Ages and demarcating ancient Roman walls. Stroll through blossoming rose gardens connected to historic castles with views of the contemporary streets nearby. Stand beneath the looming shadow of the dramatic Matterhorn peak, well exceeding a height of 14,500 feet above sea level.  Your customized Switzerland tour takes you on an unforgettable journey through the mountaintops to encompass the rivers and lakes, hills and valleys around Switzerland. When surrounded by the beauty of the Alps, every moment is extraordinary.

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Vineyard terraces at Geneva lake in famous Lavaux wine region

Food & Wine Tour of France and Switzerland

12 Day Custom Tour

From $4,039

Champagne pops and fizzes as the vineyards grow with lush leaves and plump grapes; the scent of chocolate truffle fills the confectionery with the promise of decadence to come on your custom tour of France and Switzerland. Medieval cathedrals glisten with stained glass windows as jewelry shops glint with gilded window displays. The layers of history accentuate the contemporary styles of chic restaurants and lavish chocolatiers. Enjoy full immersion into luxury from hidden wine regions to wine cellars submerged in caves, to cities with Roman roots to Renaissance architecture. Step beyond the beauty of the streets and savor splendor in cuisine.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Lucerne, Switzerland during twilight blue hour

Romantic Getaway to Switzerland

8 Day Custom Tour

From $3,195

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 scenic gondola rides to hidden waterfalls, Switzerland inspires excitement, exploration, luxury, and romance.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Chillon Castle on lake Geneva

Private Family Tour of Switzerland

7 Day Custom Tour

From $4,545

Wisk your family away for a vacation full of history masked by fun and enchantment during your custom tailored tour of Switzerland. Let the kids marvel at the mountaintops as you ride a steep train to a snowcapped summit and listen to the layers of yodels as they echo across the valleys. Stroll along historic streets lined by half-timbered homes that appear to be decorated with candy and then taste the rich flavors of the celebrated chocolates of the region.  Climb to the top of a medieval tower and enjoy traversing many mountain peaks for exceptional panoramic views as you marvel together at the scenery as your time in Switzerland brings the family closer together.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Glacier Express train traveling through the alps in Switzerland

Spectacular Switzerland: 16-Day Family Tour for 2021-2022

16 Day Custom Tour

From $6,395

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.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Old Town of Basel with red stone Munster cathedral and the Rhine river

Artistry in the Alps: Fine Art Tour of Switzerland

8 Day Custom Tour

From $3,195

Jump into the artistry of Switzerland as it is embodied by dominant mountain peaks, lush rolling meadows, and shimmering reflective lakes. Your custom tailored tour will encompass the natural scenery and world-class museums, welcoming art scenes and inspiring historical architecture. Sunlight pierces stained glass windows designed by Chagall to fill churches with colorful light as the bright facades of city centers reflect in the tranquil waters of rivers and lakes. Art exhibits show both the historical and contemporary contexts as captivating old masters meet modern art as Switzerland will embrace you with both luxury and art while in the Alps.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Riffelsee lake in Zermatt with the reflection of Matterhorn

A Sublime Tour of Switzerland’s Treasures & Charm

12 Day Custom Tour

From $4,795

Reveal the charms of Switzerland as you indulge in the rich aromas that emanate from the many renowned restaurants and spectacular comforts of five-star hotels. Listen to the legends of the Matterhorn on a scenic train ride beneath Alpine summits, and then linger beneath the frescoed ceilings that are bathed in natural light. Blocks of wood take great shape in the hands of master woodcarvers as waterfalls carve into the mountainside and corkscrew down into the valley while hidden vineyard terraces provide a relaxing place to sip a glass of wine and take in the majestic landscape. In Switzerland, you will discover history, tradition, and delight on an exploration tailored for you.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Bled Castle in Slovenia.

Wine and Alpine Splendor Tour in Central Europe

14 Day Custom Tour

From $4,195

Indulge in the grandeur of the alps and the heritage of Central Europe during this 14-day luxury tour of Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. Regal castles and charming villages capture diverse cultural layers. From sipping premier wine to lounging in an outdoor spa and enjoying a traditional tavern to searching for secluded ibex, this active tour immerses you in the delights of Central Europe's soaring summits and grand imperial palaces.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Lake in Switzerland

Watches, Lakes & Mountaintops Tour of Switzerland

7 Day Custom Tour

From $2,795

The striking image of the Alps accentuates the beauty of the villages, cities, and meadows across Switzerland, and you will be immersed in the natural splendor of it all. Watchmakers produce luxury timepieces designed to perfection as chocolatiers bring indulgent sweets that overflow with flavor. Cable car stations overlook extraordinary valleys and bring you face to face with staggering snow-capped mountaintops as vineyards blanket the slopes above a cobalt lake and trains wind through long tunnels carved into the cliffs. Your tour is custom-tailored to guide you alongside the timeless wonders of Switzerland, home to ineffable culture, inspiring legends, and fairytale scenery.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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View of old town Zurich at Limmat river

Swiss Alpine Traverse: Best of Switzerland’s Cities & Alps

9 Day Custom Tour

From $3,595

Step into the allure of the Alps, the mystery of the Matterhorn, and the luxuries of Switzerland as waterfalls carve into a glacial gorge and then hide inside limestone cliffs. Medieval towns rise above the turquoise colored lakes as bobsledders utilize a historical luge track shaped by the snow. Castles evokes compelling history and captivating legend on the outskirts of the lakes, as the cities bring an air of grandeur. Your custom tailored tour will take you along the elegance of the Alps and the unforgettable majesty of the Switzerland.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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view to lugano city, lugano lake and monte san salvatore from monte bre, ticino, switzerland

Self-Drive Switzerland Tour in Seven Nights

8 Day Custom Tour

From $3,195

Embrace the freedom of a car during your self-driving tour of Switzerland that will highlight the grandeur of the scenery, the pleasures of the culture, and the charm of the historical architecture. The roads will bring by vast meadows of grazing cows and half-timbered homes, snow-capped peaks, and amazing glassy lakes that reflect the colorful antique facades. Discover castles and villas, confectionaries, and cobbled lanes as farmers wave as you pass on the road, and evergreen trees create a sea of jade that spans the rising foothills. From resort towns to secluded lake islets, you will follow the roads of Switzerland at your preferred pace.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Railway in Switzerland.

Grand Train Tour of Switzerland in 10 Days Itinerary

10 Day Custom Tour

From $3,995

The snow-capped Alps and the bright emerald meadows speak to the diverse landscape that will be found during your customizable itinerary for Switzerland. Travel on luxury trains across the secluded towns and the steep slopes to discover the views of shimmering lakes with the dramatic peak of the Matterhorn. The historical districts of the fascinating cities reflect both medieval and Renaissance artistry as the scent of chocolate combines with the aroma of evergreen trees. Opulent hotels offer panoramas to the peaceful rivers as the rushing waters of Rhine Falls sound like thunder. Bask in the splendor of the countryside and the beauty of the culture during your grand tour along Switzerland’s scenic railways. 

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Comfortable Classics: A Two-Week Tour of Germany, Switzerland & Austria

14 Day Custom Tour

From$4,657

The architecture will be nearly as splendid as the mountains as the splendor of it all is accentuated by the riverbanks and lakeshores enjoyed during your 14-day tour. Whether you love the alpine air or find classical music soothing, enjoy hiking or prefer the taste of a flavorful beer on a hot day, your tour of Germany, Switzerland, and Austria will immerse you in natural wonder and a welcoming culture. Listen to the glockenspiel chime at midday and then climb to the top of a medieval church spire for an unforgettable view as the past and present combine for an enchanting adventure steeped in the natural wonders of the countryside.

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Indulging in Swiss Luxuries: Lausanne, Zurich and St. Moritz Tour

9 Day Custom Tour

From$3,595

Experience luxury in the perfection of breathtaking alpine panoramas and decadent sweets, medieval castle halls and elaborate Cathedrals. Your private journey through Switzerland will be custom tailored with comfort and luxury in mind to guide you through the endless wonder of the culture, landscape, and cuisine. Vineyards climb terraced slopes that overlook the shores of a cobalt lake while cows graze in high-altitude meadows and feed on wildflowers and herbs. Treasured artists’ works adorn museum walls, and lakeside resorts provide a gateway to the mountaintops. Switzerland embodies beauty and will drop you into the comforts of opulence found on every side.

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Art & Music Tour of Switzerland

8 Day Custom Tour

From$3,195

The harmonious sounds of the mountains will enchant you while the vast collection of contemporary and historical art will captivate. Your tour will be custom tailored to immerse you in the artistic world of Zurich and Lucerne as you absorb the majestic operatic works of Wagner and the balance of light and dark from Klee’s paintings. Zurich will balance the splendor of the past and present while Lucerne preserves its history by highlighting its roots around the charming cobbled streets. From Chagall to Monet, Wagner to ancient Roman grounds, you will discover art in all its inspiring forms and functions.

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Perfectly Swiss: A Comprehensive Tour of Switzerland

12 Day Custom Tour

From$4,795

Embrace the Alps and the picture perfect villages that offer incredible vistas of the undulating summits during your custom tailored tour of Switzerland. Glassy lakes reflect the verdant foothills and colorful historical buildings as flower boxes frame the windows and line the streets. Antique castles watch over the valleys as cows graze on herbs, grass, and wildflowers. Monasteries house cheese factories and storefronts display whimsical chocolate statues. Traverse the countless hiking trails and ride gondolas to breathtaking panoramas. The fascinating culture and ineffable landscape combine for a moment that is uniquely and perfectly Swiss.

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Unrivaled Luxury with Unbridled Time: Switzerland & Northern Italy Tour

10 Day Custom Tour

From$3,365

Let the luxury of Switzerland embrace you like the comforts of a soothing mountain breeze on warm summer’s day. From the dramatic view of the sky-piercing Alps to the indulgent flavors of a hidden wine region, Benedictine monasteries continue to decorate the city skyline with vibrant spires and crystal clear lakes reflect the candy-colored facades of old homes. Delight in the beauty and history of the mountains. Listen to the folklore and stroll along the ramparts of medieval castles. Treat yourself to wonders by immersing yourself in picturesque scenery and enchanting villages.

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Bountiful Beauty: Discover Italy, Switzerland & France Tour

10 Day Custom Tour

From$3,155

Europe is a coveted destination for its well-preserved history, vibrant culture, captivating art, and enchanting cuisine. Your custom tailored tour takes you on an incredible journey through Italy, Switzerland, and France to immerse you in picture perfect panoramas and fairy tale towns. The aroma of Swiss chocolate winds along cobblestone streets as the characters of da Vinci’s Last Supper stare down at you from their position on the wall. The stained glass windows of a 13th-century French Gothic Cathedral glows with ethereal light. Travel across the Alps for a view of the world unlike any you have ever seen.

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Splendors of Austria, Germany & Switzerland Tour

14 Day Custom Tour

From$4,657

Nourish your senses as you walk along classic wine trails and listen to the music of some of the world’s most celebrated composers. Travel through the splendors of Austria, Germany, and Switzerland on a custom tailored tour and immerse yourself in luxury and culture, chocolate and marzipan, fairytale castles and snowcapped mountains. Baroque palaces tower above cobblestone streets as half-timbered buildings hide chic, contemporary restaurants. Stained glass windows in historical churches glow as illustriously as the famed artworks tucked inside opulent museums. Feast on the sounds, sights, textures, and flavors that create an unforgettable private journey for your senses.

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Best of Austria and Switzerland Tour

12 Day Custom Tour

From$4,195

Austria will enchant you with Baroque architecture, opulent palaces, and famous concertos while Switzerland will captivate you with villages of half-timbered homes, beautiful hidden vineyards, and dramatic mountain peaks. Your custom tailored tour offers you only the best and takes you along the Danube River and into the illustrious Alps. The strong walls of a medieval castle reflect in the cobalt waters of the lake as frescoes in a historic abbey resemble murals to decorate a king’s quarters. Statues and furniture carved from ice embellish a glacier palace. Immerse yourself in culture and experience the breathtaking wonders of Austria and Switzerland’s finest.

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A Majestic Alpine Tour: Austria, Germany, Italy, Switzerland & France

12 Day Custom Tour

From$4,795

The Alps conjure images of mountain climbers and chalets, high altitude meadows and mountain peaks that pierce the sky. Your custom tailored tour leads you through the range of it all to travel beneath the snowcapped summits.  Venture into the mountains as a cave moves deeply to follow a tunnel carved out of glacial ice. A waterfall streams like a ribbon down the rock face on the outskirts of a secluded village as fairytale castles rise above emerald trees and the scent of fresh pastries emanates from street-side cafes. Alpine allure turns majesty into an enchantment unlike anywhere else in the world.

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Swiss Literature Tour: From Hesse to Mann

7 Day Custom Tour

From$2,795

Switzerland is like a great book that you cannot put down, and your custom tailored tour follows in the footsteps of famous authors who found stimulation and wonder around every cobblestone street.  From Thomas Mann to Albert Einstein, Hermann Hesse to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, you too will find majesty in the emerald trees and rushing rivers, antique wooden bridges, and cozy vintage cafes. The mountain breeze carries the scent of spruce, the clock towers chime the hour and echo through medieval squares. Switzerland is not just a book you read, but a story you experience.

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Snowy Alps and Emerald Countryside: 15-Day Tour of Austria and Switzerland

15 Day Custom Tour

Explore the impressive mountainous landscapes of Switzerland for 15 days on this tailored tour through the country’s snowy alps and emerald countrysides. The adventure, which begins in the bustling capital of Austria, Vienna and culminates in the vibrant lakeside city of Zurich, Switzerland, will lead you to Europe’s magnificent summits where you will admire the breathtaking scenery and relish unforgettable experiences within the picturesque Austrian and Swiss peaks.

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Masters of Time: A Watchmaker’s Tour of Switzerland and Germany

9 Day Custom Tour

From$3,145

The Swiss are masters of time, establishing themselves as the world’s greatest timekeepers. Luxury watch craftsmen spend weeks, if not months, handcrafting the meticulous mechanisms. The hands of a luxury mechanical watch smoothly tick with nearly silent motion, a perfect blend of the traditional and the timeless. Tinker with an open watch to reassemble the pieces. Admire the chiseled woodwork of an artisan cuckoo clockmaker and listen to the call of the world’s largest cuckoo clock. Uncover the hidden details of the trade that turns clockwork into artwork during your exclusive 9-day hands-on tour of Switzerland and Germany.

EXPLORING FURTHER

The Swiss are world famous for routinely producing quality at the highest level, whether it be luxury watches, delectable chocolates, or the iconic Swiss army knives. However, they aren't only ones in Europe who have mastered their crafts. Italy has long prided itself as a leader in design, style, and fashion, from the powerful roar of a brand new Ferrari to setting new trends at Milan Fashion Week. To experience the rich culture and traditions of Italy for yourself, consider exploring some of our exclusive and unique Italy tours.

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Switzerland Travel Guide
Vineyards in Valais, Switzerland
Switzerland Travel Guide

A bounty of cultural and natural wonders awaits you in Switzerland when you arrive with the right guidance. The Switzerland Travel Guide will unveil helpful tips and engaging inspiration for you to start your journey off right. When you are ready to get the full consultation and begin designing your itinerary, submit a Trip Request and get connected with one of the industry’s top travel experts.

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Best Time to Visit Switzerland
Vineyards in Valais, Switzerland
Best Time to Visit Switzerland

Switzerland is a wonderland of adventure no matter the time of year with the best time to visit from April to October to find the legend of the Matterhorn and the charm of storybook villages.

Whether exploring elegant streets of a city bordering a shimmering lake or enjoying a stunning countryside view from the comforts of a luxurious vineyard, Switzerland is a dynamic destination that surpasses your expectations by offering you endless surprises. Trek the mountains, uncover snow-covered peaks, or embrace the beauty of the changing seasons.

The following information can help you figure out the best time to visit for your Switzerland tour.

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Top 6 Things to Do in Switzerland
 Train ride between Grindelwald and the Jungfraujoch in Switzerland
Top 6 Things to Do in Switzerland

Switzerland is a remarkable country. Beyond the images of clocks and chocolate, a long history of villages and heritage speaks to the greater landscape. With rugged snow-capped mountains and luscious valleys, shimmering glaciers, and charming waterfalls, the cities offer an effortless introduction to contemporary life, contrasting the preserved historic towns. From mouthwatering cuisine to heart-thumping adventure, use this list to navigate Switzerland’s essential things to do.

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Top 5 Must-See Places in Switzerland
village of Zermatt, Switzerland with Matterhorn in the background during twilight in Switzerland
Top 5 Must-See Places in Switzerland

Charming storybook villages and dramatic alpine scenery define the spirit of Switzerland and create timeless must-see destinations to visit during your trip.

Snowcapped peaks, emerald valleys, hanging glaciers, and urban culture capture the essence of the country’s must-see destinations, which are accentuated by innovative modernity that contrasts traditional beauty.

From ski resorts to hiking trails and cities brimming with chocolate and iconic watches, the following information is meant as a guide to enable you to navigate the true grandeur of Switzerland’s old-world allure and new-world boldness.

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