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...
Lausanne – Arrive in Geneva and Transfer to the Comforts of Lausanne
Lausanne climbs the hillside on the banks of Lake Geneva while the surface of the lake reflects the historical buildings while the old Cathedral spires imitate the rising peaks of the Alps. Your flight will land at the Geneva Airport, and your private transfer will await your arrival. Your scenic drive alongside the water will bring you the beautiful mountain peaks in the distance along with the bright cobalt color of Lake Geneva. You can see the spouting fume of the Jet d’Eau in the distance as the fountain bordering the promenade of Geneva spouts water up to 460 feet in the air. Once in Lausanne, your private transfer will lead you into the heart of the city at your luxurious hotel with your view to the water.
The 9th-century medieval market square of Place de la Palud once housed the city government, until the 17th-century town hall was constructed. The fountain nestles into the far corner of the square and is topped with the figure of Justice wearing a blue dress and holding her traditional scales. The clock provides entertainment on the hour between 9 am and 7 pm and brings animating scenes of local history. Locals stroll along Ouchy, the promenade lined with trees and blossoming flowers as nearby the Collection de l’Art Brut features a unique exhibit with contemporary collections that highlight the large umbrella of artistic considerations, along with connecting the historical museums and streets of the city with a more modern point of view.
Lausanne – Visit Chateau de Chillon and Enjoy the Lavaux Wine Region
Lausanne – Tour the Splendor of Lausanne before Exploring Gruyeres
Zurich – Transfer to Vibrant Zurich and Visit the Capital of Bern en route
Zurich – Relish a Half-Day Private Tour of Zurich’s History and Gastronomy
St. Moritz – Travel to the Charming Town of St. Moritz on a Stunning Lake
St. Moritz – Relish the Majesty of the Valley and Mountains at your Leisure
St. Moritz – Discover the Wonders of the Region at your Preferred Pace
Milan – Venture to Milan and Depart for Home
- Indulge in the luxurious flavors of Zurich’s celebrated confectionaries and learn the process of production
- Enjoy a private tour of a celebrated cheese factory near Gruyeres to learn the stages of cheese from a master cheese-maker
- Taste a selection of wines from the beautiful, yet often-overlooked, Lavaux wine region above the shores of Lake Geneva
- Wander along the ramparts and through the lavish halls of the medieval Chateau de Chillon
- Witness the opulent architectural design and adornments of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Zurich that features stained glass windows designed by Chagall
- Delight in the historical charms of Switzerland’s capital city Bern, home to folkloric fountains and spectacular art museums
- Experience the unique thrill of whizzing down a natural toboggan track accompanied by professional bobsledders
- Absorb the breathtaking views of the Swiss Alps at St. Moritz as you travel along the scenic cable cars or trek across forest-clad trails
Your luxury tour of Switzerland will show you the splendor of the countryside chalets and the opulence of boutique stores as you are set down in the heart of lavishness. Your 9-day tour will immerse you in the beauty of historical towns and the rich culture alpine culture as you enjoy everything from decadent dinners to gorgeous wineries. Arrive in style at the Geneva airport as the magnificent city rises above the shoreline of Lake Geneva before your private transfer will escort you to the historical city center of Lausanne.
The next day, you will have a private guided tour of Chateau de Chillon, the former residence of the Dukes and Counts of Savoy. After your tour of the castle, you will make your way to the Lavaux wine region to stroll along the vineyard paths, discover antique structures, and taste the pleasures of celebrated wines. Wander the cobbled streets of Lausanne the following day for a half-day private tour of the city. Continue your day of luxury in the village of Gruyeres and enjoy a private excursion through a famous cheese factory guided by a master cheese maker. Travel next to the capital city of Bern for a revealing outing in the city’s Old Town and inside the treasured museums.
Move next to Zurich for a special dinner that will highlight the traditions of Swiss cuisine with a contemporary twist. The next morning, your guide will meet you at your hotel and lead you through the grand architecture of the old city, along with the majesty of the Cathedral. Your tour will continue in the sweet factories and confectionaries around the city and offer you behind the scenes access to the kitchens of the favored shops of Zurich. Make your way next along the glamorous scenic road to St. Moritz, a luxurious lakeside resort on the shores of Lake Moritz.
For the next two days, you can relax in the comforts of town and discover the splendor of the landscape at your leisure. Hike along alpine forest trails or visit the museums around town, or venture to the summits of Piz Corvatsch or travel along the Corviglia Funicular. You can also zip down a natural toboggan run guided by professional bobsledders for an unforgettable experience in the mountains. Conclude as your private transfer will escort you to Milan at the Malpensa Airport for your flight home.
$4,675 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.
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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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