Deals of The Week  Our hiking & trekking deals are here!  Save up to 50%

Deals end in2d7h28m28s
4.5
9 reviews
The Best of Switzerland - Globus
Book with flexibility
8 days

The Best of Switzerland

Start and end in Zurich
Tour Operator:
Globus
Max group size:
50
Age range:
5 to 80
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
51293
Hygiene Measures:
Included
Private available:
From
$2,699
-5%
US $2,564
Pay over time with smaller, interest-free instalments. • Learn More

Pay over time

Pay over time

TourRadar makes your next trip easier to book by letting you pay over time without any interest or extra fees.

  • Divide your payments

    Pay smaller amounts every two weeks until your departure.

  • No interest or extra fees

    You don't pay any interest or extra fees.

  • For select departures only

    Check Dates & Availability to see which departures offer our instalment option.

Start planning your tour
Image of a map showing the route of the tour

Highlights

  • Explore stunning mountains, fascinating towns and beautiful lakes
  • Visit famous cities including Zurich, Berne, and Lucerne
  • Enjoy a scenic drive through the Swiss Alps
  • Take the mountain train to beautiful Zermatt
  • Experience a special lunch at a traditional Swiss farm

Travel, Your Way

Good reasons for travelling privately:

  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

  • Travel more exclusively

    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

  • Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family

Itinerary

Start and end in Zurich! With the In-depth Cultural tour The Best of Switzerland, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Zurich, Switzerland and 10 other destinations in Europe. The Best of Switzerland includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Expand All
  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: ARRIVE IN ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
  2. Day 2: ZURICH–VADUZ, LIECHTENSTEIN–ST. MORITZ, SWITZERLAND
  3. Day 3: ST. MORITZ–LAKE COMO, ITALY–LUGANO, SWITZERLAND
  4. Day 4: LUGANO–STRESA, ITALY–TÄSCH, SWITZERLAND–ZERMATT
  5. Day 5: ZERMATT–LAKE GENEVA
  6. Day 6: LAKE GENEVA–BERNE–LUCERNE
  7. Day 7: LUCERNE
  8. Day 8: LUCERNE–ZURICH AIRPORT
Want to read it later?

Download this tour’s PDF brochure and start tour planning offline

Book with Flexibility

Your Peace of Mind Options

Credit for Future Tours

Convert your booking to credit for future bookings.

Free Date Changes

This operator allows free date changes after booking.

Cancellation Policy

A transparent overview of applicable fees.

Travel Insurance

Be covered for any unforseen circumstances.

Explore your options

What's Included

Expand All
  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Hygiene Measures
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Customer Photos

See all

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.1
  • Food
    Good
    3.9
  • 4.4
  • Most Recent
  • Most Popular
  • Highest First
  • Lowest First
  • M
    · August 23rd, 2019
    Skip Liechtenstein- a one hour stop isn’t worth it.
    Trip date: August 2019
  • RE
    · August 21st, 2019
    This was my first trip of this type. I was very impressed. The itinerary, transportation, tour guide and driver were excellent. The tour guide was very organized and knowledgeable. Each day we knew what time we were leaving and where we were... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019
  • MT
    · September 24th, 2018
    Our tour leader was outstanding - knowlegable, personable, and efficient. Accommidations, activities and transport were excellent.
    Trip date: September 2018
  • The Best of Switzerland reviewer 4
    · August 31st, 2018
    great trip overall, wonderful guide and bus driver
    Trip date: August 2018
  • GH
    · August 16th, 2018
    The itinerary included places within all the different languages spoken in Switzerland which each have dufferent subcultures. You left with a good sense of how diverse Switzerland really is and that was surprising.
    Trip date: July 2018
  • ND
    · June 26th, 2018
    Excellent program, the only opportunity for improvement would be the departure times.
    Trip date: June 2018
  • A
    · June 11th, 2018
    The tour was very well organized. Most people were in the older age range, that was my only concern taking another tour with Globus. Our tour director was the best, so intelligent, knowledgeable, organized and well mannered (Elzo).
    Trip date: June 2018
  • JU
    · May 10th, 2018
    Mirella and Maximo (driver) took very good care of us. We love the itinerary and specially the lunch hosted by a local swiss farmer's family just outside of Bern.
    Trip date: April 2018
  • The Best of Switzerland reviewer 9
    · May 20th, 2017
    I feel so lucky to have travelled on such a beautiful tour!!! The Vista of Switzerland is simply breathtaking and Globus couldn't have made it better!!!!! I loved loved loved it :)
    The Best of Switzerland customer review photo 1The Best of Switzerland customer review photo 2
    Trip date: May 2017

Dates & Availability

8 days
The Best of Switzerland
From Zurich to Zurich
No credit card fees

Book With Flexibility

You're not locked in! Make changes to your dates or switch tours. Learn More

Pay-by-instalments

Take advantage of our 0% interest instalment plan on selected departures. Learn More

Select a departure month
  • Upcoming departures
  • April 2021
  • May 2021
  • June 2021
  • July 2021
  • August 2021
  • September 2021
  • October 2021
  • May 2022
  • June 2022
  • July 2022
  • August 2022
  • September 2022
Select The Travel Month
Select Your Tour Version
Upcoming departures
Hurry, deals only available for a limited time!
Ends in2d2h28m28s
  • Sunday
    25 Apr, 2021
    English
    Sunday
    2 May, 2021
    Cancelled
    Based on Double Room
    $2,729
    See Similar Tours For These Dates
  • Sunday
    2 May, 2021
    English
    Sunday
    9 May, 2021
    Sold Out
    Based on Double Room
    $2,729
    See Similar Tours For These Dates
  • Sunday
    9 May, 2021
    English
    Sunday
    16 May, 2021
    Sold Out
    Based on Double Room
    $2,729
    See Similar Tours For These Dates
  • Sunday
    16 May, 2021
    English
    Sunday
    23 May, 2021
    Sold Out
    Based on Double Room
    $2,729
    See Similar Tours For These Dates
  • Sunday
    23 May, 2021
    English
    Sunday
    30 May, 2021
    Sold Out
    Based on Double Room
    $2,729
    See Similar Tours For These Dates
  • Sunday
    30 May, 2021
    English
    Sunday
    6 Jun, 2021
    Sold Out
    Based on Double Room
    $2,729
    See Similar Tours For These Dates
  • Sunday
    6 Jun, 2021
    English
    Sunday
    13 Jun, 2021
    Sold Out
    Based on Triple Room
    $2,999
    See Similar Tours For These Dates
  • Sunday
    13 Jun, 2021
    English
    Sunday
    20 Jun, 2021
    Sold Out
    Based on Triple Room
    $2,729
    See Similar Tours For These Dates
  • 7 Other Unavailable Departures
  • -5%
    Sunday
    20 Jun, 2021
    English
    Sunday
    27 Jun, 2021
    Multiple Room Types
    $2,729
    $2,592
    Book With Flexibility
  • -5%
    Sunday
    27 Jun, 2021
    English
    Sunday
    4 Jul, 2021
    Multiple Room Types
    $2,729
    $2,592
    Book With Flexibility
  • -5%
    Sunday
    4 Jul, 2021
    English
    Sunday
    11 Jul, 2021
    Multiple Room Types
    $2,779
    $2,640
    0% Interest Instalments
    Book With Flexibility
  • -5%
    Sunday
    11 Jul, 2021
    English
    Sunday
    18 Jul, 2021
    Multiple Room Types
    $3,039
    $2,887
    0% Interest Instalments
    Book With Flexibility
  • -5%
    Sunday
    18 Jul, 2021
    English
    Sunday
    25 Jul, 2021
    Multiple Room Types
    $2,729
    $2,592
    0% Interest Instalments
    Book With Flexibility

Frequently Asked Questions

    • How big is the group size of this tour?

      This is a large group style tour with around 28-40 guests participating.

    • Is there an option to upgrade the accommodations?

      As this tour is sold as a set package there is no option to upgrade. The hotels are on average 4 stars so should be very comfortable and accommodating.

    • Where and when does the tour end?

      The final day of the tour is a departure day so you're free to leave after checkout! The tour operator recommends that flights should be booked for no earlier than 10 am.

    • What language is this tour operated in?

      This tour is operated entirely in English.

    • Can I use my past passenger discount on this tour?

      Of course, all we would require is your past passenger booking number, and we can apply the Globus past passenger discount of 5% to your booking.

    Got a question about this tour?

    Reach out to our travel experts.

    Good to Know

    • Currency
      Euro
      Italy
      Fr.
      Swiss Franc
      Liechtenstein and Switzerland
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, L, J.

      Type C
      Italy
      Type E
      Italy
      Type F
      Italy
      Type L
      Italy
      Type J
      Switzerland and Liechtenstein
    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Switzerland. Ideally 6 months before travel.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before June 4th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 4th, 2021, a minimum payment of $250 is required to confirm your booking with Globus. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 50 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Globus will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "Globus" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
    • Cancellation Policy
    • Accessibility
      Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.

    Videos

    • Western Europe Travel Guide
    • Time to Tour with Globus
    Western Europe Travel Guide