Classical Switzerland

Departure Date

Every Monday

Duration

8 days 7 nights

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186

Maximum Seats

10

Day 1  – Zurich

Arrival in Zurich.
Free transfers for all tourists arriving in Zurich from 10.00 to 13.00
Meeting at the airport.
Attention! Accompanying tourists waiting for a maximum of 30 minutes after landing the aircraft.
Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation in the rooms, if they are ready (formally check in from 3 pm).
A two-hour excursion around Zurich with a Russian speaking guide with a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, Frauenmünster Cathedral (entrance to the cathedral at your own expense, price 5 francs), Niederdorf, Paradeplatz and others. .
In the evening free time.

Day 2  – Zurich – Stein Am Rijn – The Rhine Falls

Breakfast in the hotel.
In the morning, an optional trip to the Rhine Falls and the city from the fairy tale Stein am Rhein is organized.
Transfer to Stein am Rhein.
Walk along Stein am Rhein (medieval city on the border with Germany), stop at the Rheinfall waterfall – Europe’s largest waterfall. On the left bank of the River Rhine is the city of Schafhausen, which was formed due to the waterfall and is visible from the river bank.
Afternoon optionalan excursion to the Principality of Liechtenstein with the opportunity to taste the local wine. Excursion to the place of pilgrimage throughout Europe – a monastery in the town of Einsiedeln, where the “black Madonna” is located. We will visit the world masterpiece of Baroque architecture (the church of the 15th century) and will be able to drink medicinal water.
In the evening free time.

Day 3  – Zurich – Lucerne – Pilatus

Breakfast in the hotel.
Departure from Zurich, transfer to one of the picturesque cities of the region of central Switzerland, accommodation at the hotel 3 *.
In the morning, an optional trip to Lucerne is organized – this is one of the most visited cities in Switzerland.
And no wonder – located in the midst of the majestic Alps, on the shores of the stunning beauty of Lake Vierwaldstätter and the Royce River – the light, “glowing” city of Lucerne has long attracted a large number of travelers. Excursion around Lucerne.
In the afternoon, an optional excursion to the Alps with the ascent to the “philosophical mountain” Pilatus in the television boxes from the station Kriens and lunch in a high-altitude restaurant.
Pilatus is one of the most famous mountains in Switzerland. Wrapped in secrets, riddles, legends, proudly towering over Lucerne, she always attracted a lot of attention. What is the connection between Mount Pilatus and the Procurator of Judea Pontius Pilate, why was Pilatus called the “Dragon Mountain” and learn much more and see you on this amazing trip.
In the evening free time.

Day 4  – Basel

Breakfast in the hotel.
Free day.
In the morning, an optional trip to Basel is organized – this is one of the most visited cities in Switzerland.
Basel is one of the largest cities in Switzerland, located at the junction of three countries – France, Germany and Switzerland. Basel has much to be proud of – the oldest university in the country and its famous teachers, a large number of museums of European significance and the unusual red Town Hall, the mask of the teasing King Lölikönig and the fountain of Fastnacht with moving figures. Back in the 15th century. Basel got the privilege to hold fairs and now he is famous for them (Art Basel and Basel World). The world-famous pharmacological companies Roche and Novartis are located here.
In the evening free time.

Day 5  – Bern – Friborg – Gruyères

Breakfast in the hotel.
Moving to Bern.
Excursion to the historical center of Bern with the inspection of the Bear’s pit, the Clock Tower, the government building, the arcade of the old city, etc.
Transfer to Friborg, walk through the historic center.
Friborg is the land of plains and mountains, lakes and forests. The capital of the canton of Friborg, which is a “bridge” between the French-speaking and German-speaking Switzerland.
Hence the double name of the city of Freiburg (Freiburg) – in German and Friborg (Friborg) – in French.
He founded a “free city”, Berthold IV Tsaringen. Friborg is a pearl of European medieval architecture. But time did not stop within the boundaries of the old medieval city.
Here, the modernity is adjacent to the past everywhere. Architectural complexes of the late Gothic near the filled shopping centers and shops. Everywhere the interweaving of threads of time and human destinies.
Transfer to Bühl (Gruyère), accommodation at 3 * hotel.
Traveling with taste. CHEESE and CHOCOLACOM.
For those who wish, an optional trip to Gruyères.
Gruyer – one of the most picturesque villages.
On the main and only street of the village, with ancient stone houses, we will pass to the residence of the medieval rulers of this region – the Count Gruyer. What a delightful view opens from the terraces of the castle of Gruyère – the Alps, luscious green meadows with peacefully grazing cows, peace and grace! You can stay in one of the local cafes for a cup of coffee and try a special Gruyères dessert – Merenga cake with fabulous double cream!

Castle.
Gruyer. In the castle Gruyer you will see interesting interiors, vividly representing the life of its inhabitants in different eras. The Counts of Gruyère, the aristocratic family of Bovi in ​​Geneva, are now present in the castle. A stunning collection of works of art, luxurious halls with antique furniture. In the Grafsky Hall the decor and furniture in the Renaissance style, magnificent tapestries and stained glass. The chapel of St. John harmoniously combines elements of Romanesque architecture and Gothic architecture. Beautiful altar of the XVI century. and stained-glass windows, on which the coats of arms of the Count Gruyère are depicted.
For those traveling to Gruyères, an additional trip to the chocolate factory in Brock.

Transfer to the hotel in the region of Friborg accommodation in the hotel 3 *.
After resettlement, the guide waits in the lobby of the hotel for 15 minutes.
Free time.

Day 6  – France – Thermal Center

Breakfast in the hotel.
Free day.
On request – an optional excursion to France – Annecy, Ivoire or Chamonix-Mont Blanc with a Russian-speaking guide.
In the evening – an additional excursion to the thermal center.

Day 7 – Geneva

Breakfast in the hotel.
Moving to Geneva. Hotel accommodation. After lunch – a city tour.
Or an optional trip on the Swiss Riviera.
Visit to the castle of Chillon.
Moving to Vevey where he lived and was buried Charlie Chaplin.
Moving to Lausanne.
A small stop on the picturesque waterfront of Lausanne, near the Museum of the Olympic Movement and the Olympic Park.
Upon arrival in Geneva, a sightseeing tour of the city with an inspection of the area of ​​international organizations, the Geneva fountain, the Flower Clock, the Rose Garden, the old city, the Wall of the Reformers, etc.
Accommodation in the hotel. After resettlement, the guide waits in the lobby of the hotel for 15 minutes.
Free time.

Day 8 – Geneva

Breakfast in the hotel.
Free transfers for all tourists departing from Geneva. Departure.
ATTENTION! IN THE CASE OF EARLY FLIGHT, ask yourself at the reception desk to arrange a lunch box instead of breakfast.

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