Best of Switzerland

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Best of Switzerland - Trafalgar
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  • View the Matterhorn from a traditional alpine village
  • Enjoy lunch with a local Swiss family
  • Shop for Swiss watches and chocolate in St. Moritz
  • Stroll the banks of Lake Geneva in Montreux
Age range
5 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
Coach / Bus
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
Start and end in Zurich! With the discovery tour Best of Switzerland, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through Zurich, Switzerland and 8 other destinations in Switzerland. Best of Switzerland includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Zurich
  2. Day 2: Zurich – Berne – Lake Geneva (Montreux)
  3. Day 3: Lake Geneva (Montreux) – Chillon – Zermatt (2 Nights)
  4. Day 4: Zermatt Free Day
  5. Day 5: Zermatt – Baveno Free Time
  6. Day 6: Baveno – St. Moritz
  7. Day 7: St. Moritz – Lucerne Orientation and Free Time (2 Nights)
  8. Day 8: Brienz and Interlaken Excursion
  9. Day 9: Lucerne – Depart Zurich

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Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

5 Reviews

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  • Best of Switzerland reviewer 1
    Written on July 20, 2019
    3.0 - Average

    Switzerland was an amazing country but we thought we booked a tour. We were basically dropped at a destination and left to do our own thing. No guided tours of any of the places we visited just a few things mentioned in the bus then you were on your own.... Read more

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  • F
    Written on April 24, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Kassie was great. Very knowledgeable.,Patient, and very helpful.

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  • W
    Written on August 20, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Great tour, love it.

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  • FP
    Written on May 2, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had a memorable , wonderful & delightful experience on the tour & I recommend it to everyone

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  • CH
    Written on October 23, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    We did the Canada trip with Ben Hutchinson as the guide, was one of the best trips we done. Very well organised and fully informative, great pace.

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • When and where does the tour end?

      On the last day of the tour in Lucerne, there is an included buffet breakfast at Grand Europe hotel which is served around 6:15 am and then the departure transfer will arrive at approximately 8 am to take you back to Zurich airport.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      Day 1 of this tour is an arrivals day, which means that you can arrive at the Radisson Blu hotel in Zurich anytime during the day. However, there will be a welcome meeting which you can participate in at approximately 5pm if you wish to meet your guide and other travellers before the next day.

      (Please be aware that the meeting hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released)

    • What are the optional excursions?

      The optional excursions for this tour are as below and can be booked once you are on the tour:

      Chaplin's World and Lake Geneva Cruise. Adult Price: FR.65.00
      Klein Matterhorn Excursion. Adult Price: FR.119.00
      Zermatt Dinner Experience. Adult Price: FR.86.00
      Discover The Borromean Islands. Adult Price: €42.00
      Rosegg Valley By Horse And Carriage. Adult Price: FR.56.00
      Swiss Folklore Evening And Dinner. Adult Price: FR.99.00
      Mount Stanserhorn And Lake Cruise. Adult Price: FR.112.00

      Please note that this list is a guideline only and all prices are subject to change.

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    About the countries

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    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.


    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.


    Start and end in Zurich.
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    For any tour departing before 12 September 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 12 September 2019, a minimum payment of $99 is required to confirm your booking with Trafalgar. 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 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 752 km.
    • Zurich (Switzerland)
    • 162 km
    • Montreux (Switzerland)
    • 34 km
    • Lake Geneva (Switzerland)
    • 109 km
    • Zermatt (Switzerland)
    • 82 km
    • Locarno (Switzerland)
    • 88 km
    • St Moritz (Switzerland)
    • 131 km
    • Lucerne (Switzerland)
    • 39 km
    • Brienz (Switzerland)
    • 15 km
    • Interlaken (Switzerland)
    • 53 km
    • Lucerne (Switzerland)
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