Please Call

01286 672333

to chat about your holiday

Lakes & Mountains of Central Switzerland 2018

Lakes & Mountains of Central Switzerland 2018

This tour follows our established Swiss theme of using trains, lake steamers, mountain railways, cable cars and buses to explore this beautiful region from our base on the shore of Lake Lucerne.

This tour follows our established Swiss theme of using trains, lake steamers, mountain railways, cable cars and buses to explore this beautiful region from our base on the shore of Lake Lucerne.

 

 

Seehotel Pilatus, Hergiswil ****

 

With the lake in front and towering Mount Pilatus behind, this family owned hotel is an ideal base from which to explore the Lake Lucerne area. All rooms have en-suite facilities, free Wi-Fi.British TV channels and a safe. There is a lakeside terrace and an indoor pool.

 

 

NOTE:

Apart from the charter coach for the airport transfers, all our travelling in Switzerland will be by scheduled public transport. Hergiswil station is around a 10 minute walk from our hotel. It will be important to arrive at departure points in good time and to move swiftly between connections at certain stations. Many Swiss stations do not have lifts or escalators. THEREFORE THIS HOLIDAY IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ANYONE WITH LIMITED MOBILITY.

 

Single room supplement £150

Lake view room supplement £150 per person

Day 1

Your Door to Door service will transfer you to Luton Airport for a lunchtime flight to Zurich. From here we will travel by coach to our base for the next 9 nights, the Seehotel Pilatus in the village of Hergiswil.

Day 2 - 9

Everyone will have a Tell Pass which provides unlimited access to all the public transport in the area throughout the holiday. Excursions will be arranged on seven days with destinations including:
o Cruise the full length of the lake from Fluelen to Lucerne. The trip takes just under 3 hours during which the steamer calls at several attractive lakeside villages.
o Train journey to the resort of Engelberg at the base of Mount Titlis. We climb the mountain firstly by gondola and then by a rotating cable car to reach the summit at 10,500ft.
o Boat to Vitznau to connect onto the world's oldest rack railway to climb to the summit station on Mount Rigi. We descend by another rack railway on the other side of the mountain to Arth-Goldau and then back by train via Lucerne to Hergiswil.
o Train from Lucerne to Goeschenenvia the scenic northern section of the original Gotthard railway. Change onto a rack railway to ascend the Schollenen Gorge to the small town of Andermatt. There will be free time here and also the opportunity to travel by two stage cable car to Gemsstockor to travel on a section of the Glacier Express route.
o A local tour to the Stanserhorn. The town of Stans is just a few minutes from Hergiswil and from here we travel by a historic funicular and then a new 'Cabrio' cable car to the top of the mountain.
We then visit the resort of Burgenstockand the Hammetschwand Lift
o By train over the Brunig Pass to the lakeside town of Brienz. From here we ascend by rack railway to the BrienzerRothorn from where there are great views to the Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau mountains. Return by cable car and bus
o An ascent of Mount Pilatus on the steepest funicular railway in the world. From the 7000ft summit there are amazing views to the surrounding mountains and down onto the lake. (Half day)
o 1 free afternoon and 1 free day.The Tell Passes will still be valid so it will be possible for everyone to do as little or as much as they want. The opportunities are endless!

Day 10

We travel by coach back to Zurich Airport for our flight back to the UK. On arrival into Luton, we meet your Door to Door service to home.

Price Includes:

•Door to Door service

•Return flights

•Airport transfer at the destination

•9 nights dinner, bed and breakfast at the Seehotel Pilatus, Hergiswil

•Porterage

•10 day Tell Pass

 

 

NOTE:

Apart from the charter coach for the airport transfers, all our travelling in Switzerland will be by scheduled public transport. Hergiswil station is around a 10 minute walk from our hotel. It will be important to arrive at departure points in good time and to move swiftly between connections at certain stations. Many Swiss stations do not have lifts or escalators. THEREFORE THIS HOLIDAY IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ANYONE WITH LIMITED MOBILITY.

From Price Book Now Call Back Telephone Favourites

Keyword Search

Availability Search

Air & Cruise

Similar Holidays that may be of interest to you

 

Amalfi Coast

From Price: £1,195.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 departure(s) between 01/05/2018 and 07/10/2018
 

Amsterdam to Avignon River Cruise

From Price: £2,195.00
Duration: 11 Days
Departure Date: 22/09/2018
 

Andalucian Capitals 2018

From Price: £1,095.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 departure(s) between 23/04/2018 and 24/09/2018
 

A Journey Through the Baltic States 2018

From Price: £1,475.00
Duration: 10 Days
Departure Date: 03/09/2018
 

Bordeaux Region River Cruise 2018

From Price: £1,825.00
Duration: 10 Days
Departure Date: 20/06/2018
 

Canaries & Funchal Flower Festival

From Price: £1,925.00
Duration: 16 Days
Departure Date: 13/04/2018
 

Celebrate Christmas Cypriot Style

From Price: £1,395.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 20/12/2018
 

Christmas in the Austrian Tyrrol 2018

From Price: £1,425.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 20/12/2018
 

Christmas on the Danube 2018

From Price: £1,395.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 22/12/2018
 

Costa Brave Gardens & Girona Flower Festival

From Price: £1,045.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 14/05/2018
 

Croatia & the Dalmatian Coast

From Price: £1,395.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 18/09/2018
 

Cyprus The Jewel of the Mediterranean 2018

From Price: £1,295.00
Duration: 9 Days
2 departure(s) between 18/04/2018 and 10/10/2018
 

Fjords Mountains & Glaciers Cruise

From Price: £1,535.00
Duration: 10 Days
Departure Date: 08/08/2018
 

Greek Island of Corfu

From Price: £1,195.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 departure(s) between 02/05/2018 and 26/09/2018
 

Icelandic Wonders & Faroe Islands Cruise

From Price: £1,995.00
Duration: 14 Days
Departure Date: 22/07/2018
 

Island of the Indian Ocean Cruise

From Price: £3,295.00
Duration: 17 Days
Departure Date: 14/11/2018
 

Italian Festival of the Camellia

From Price: £995.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 23/03/2018
 

Little Trains of Pyrenees

From Price: £1,145.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 departure(s) between 05/05/2018 and 22/09/2018
 

Maderia The Island of Eternal Spring

From Price: £1,255.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 departure(s) between 07/05/2018 and 01/10/2018
 

Mayrhofen & the Austrian Tyrol

From Price: £1,145.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 05/07/2018
 

Mediterranean & Adriatic Medley Cruise

From Price: £3,345.00
Duration: 24 Days
Departure Date: 02/10/2018
 

New England in The Fall

From Price: £3,395.00
Duration: 11 Days
Departure Date: 26/09/2018
 

Norway Llan of Fjords & Mountains

From Price: £1,795.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 17/07/2018
 

Puglia Italy's Hidden Gem 2018

From Price: £1,195.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 departure(s) between 02/06/2018 and 15/09/2018
 

Rocky Mountain Rail Adventure

From Price: £3,195.00
Duration: 12 Days
Departure Date: 02/06/2018
 

Springtime in Holland 2018

From Price: £945.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 11/04/2018
 

Springtime in the Hear of Paris 2018

From Price: £495.00
Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 26/03/2018
 

Switzerland - The Bernese Oberland 2018

From Price: £1,575.00
Duration: 10 Days
Departure Date: 10/06/2018
 

Tasty Tuscany 2018

From Price: £1,095.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 departure(s) between 03/05/2018 and 06/09/2018
 

The Balearic Island of Mallorca

From Price: £1,245.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 departure(s) between 11/06/2018 and 01/10/2018
 

The Charming Italian & French Rivieras

From Price: £1,195.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 10/06/2018
 

The Deep South & New Orleans

From Price: £3,475.00
Duration: 12 Days
Departure Date: 16/05/2018
 

The Gateway to Provence River Cruise 2018

From Price: £1,845.00
Duration: 10 Days
Departure Date: 13/07/2018
 

The Italian Lakes

From Price: £1,195.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 departure(s) between 24/06/2018 and 09/09/2018
 

Trans European River Cruise

From Price: £2,065.00
Duration: 12 Days
Departure Date: 19/07/2018
 

Tulips & Chocolates Cruise

From Price: £745.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 20/04/2018
 

Ulltimate Tour of New Zealand 2018

From Price: £5,995.00
Duration: 28 Days
Departure Date: 01/04/2018
 

A Taste of Iceland

From Price: £1,175.00
Duration: 10 Days
Departure Date: 18/06/2018

Late Availability

Last few places remaining

 

Bournemouth -'Quids In'

From Price: £239.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 29/01/2018
 

Paignton & English Riviera 5 days

From Price: £245.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 12/02/2018
 

Picture Book Kent

From Price: £259.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 18/02/2018
 

Yorkshire Snowdrops & Gardens

From Price: £199.00
Duration: 3 Days
Departure Date: 23/02/2018
 

Eastbourne & South Downs 5 days Afton Hotel

Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 05/03/2018
 

Llandudno 5 days

From Price: £259.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 05/03/2018
 

March Madness House Party - Cardigan & West Wales

Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 05/03/2018
 

Derbyshire Spring Escape

Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 08/03/2018
 

Delights of Lincolnshire

Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 09/03/2018
 

Blackpool in Spring

From Price: £299.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 12/03/2018
 

Cornish Delights

From Price: £325.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 15/03/2018
 

London Weekend City Break

From Price: £199.00
Duration: 3 Days
Departure Date: 16/03/2018
 

St Patricks Break, Tipperary

From Price: £389.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 16/03/2018
 

'Downton Abbey' Castle & Egyptians

Duration: 3 Days
Departure Date: 07/04/2018

This website uses cookies to store information. By continuing to browse the website without changing your settings you are agreeing to their use. Click here to view our cookie policy.