The Best of Switzerland (ZG) - 2015 / 2014

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8 Day Tour from Zürich to Zürich


The Best of Switzerland
The iconic Chapel Bridge in Lucerne is the oldest wooden bridge in Europe
The iconic Chapel Bridge in Lucerne is the oldest wooden bridge in Europe
The Matterhorn in Zermatt, Switzerland
Lucerne, Switzerland
View Switzerlands most famous landmark, the majestic Matterhorn
Zermatt, Switzerland
Zermatt, Switzerland
Visit the iconic Matterhorn in the heart of the Swiss Alps
The Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, Switzerland
Lion Monument

Optional Excursions

The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be offered. Whether it's a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.

Availability is subject to sufficient participation, weather conditions, seasonal suitability, days of operation, group interests, and general feasibility for your vacation. The approximate value listed gives you a good, general idea of what you can expect to pay but may vary once you are on your vacation. Some information provided might be in a foreign currency; you can use our online currency converter for exchange rate information.

Once you have booked your vacation, Globus provides the ability to pre-purchase excursions, register for your vacations and provide emergency contact information online.

Pontresina and the Roseg Valley After a short drive to Pontresina, enter the world renown Roseg Valley, famous for its luxuriant Alpine vegetation. Your horse-drawn carriage ride will take you into untouched Alpine forest through the fragrant swiss pines and larch wood with an amazing view of the glaciar.

Approximate value: €45 EUR per person


Lugano Lake Cruise and Dinner Embark your private boat for a relaxing cruise on breathtaking Lake Lugano. See the quaint former fishing village of Gandria, and learn about the local traditions and dishes in a typical Swiss grotto surrounded by nature. Also cruise past Campione d'Italia, an Italian enclave on Swiss territory, and the charming church of Madonna dei Ghirli.

Approximate value: €72 EUR per person


Gornergrat Experience incomparable panoramic views. In just 40 minutes by mountain railway, climb 10,132 feet for a magnificent view of Switzerland's loftiest peaks.

Approximate value: €71 EUR per person


Klein Matterhorn Take a cable car ride to the top of 12,739-foot-high Klein Matterhorn, the highest sightseeing point in Europe. Enjoy the breathtaking mountain landscape of glaciers and permanent snow.

Approximate value: €81 EUR per person


Truemmelbach Waterfalls Experience the awesome thunderous roar of the water as it rushes past you inside the mountain: these are the Trummelbach Falls! They are Europe's largest subterranean water falls and are located in the Lauterbrunnen Valley, often called the valley of 72 waterfalls. Enjoy this special trip into the heart of the nature. An opportunity not to be missed!

Approximate value: €34 EUR per person


One Hour Cruise on Lake Lucerne Board your private motorboat for an enchanting and relaxing one-hour cruise on glassy Lake Lucerne, also known as the Vierwaldstattersee (Lake of the Four Forest Cantons). Marvel at the spectacular mountain scenery and admire fjords, bays, and rolling meadows.

Approximate value: €32 EUR per person


Swiss Folklore Party and Dinner Contrary to belief, not all Swiss can yodel or blow the alphorn, but those you will meet at your after-dinner folklore party are real experts. They entertain you with merry melodies on the accordion and traditional dances, while you sample cheese fondue and a drink of your choice.

Approximate value: per person


Excursion to Isola Bella Enjoy a boat ride to the privately owned island named in 1630 by Carlo Borromeo III after his wife Isabella. Tour the opulent Borromeo Palace, then time for the beautiful gardens and terraces.

Approximate value: per person