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Alpine Lakes & Scenic Trains

featuring a cruise on Lake Maggiore and scenic trains in Switzerland & Italy

Summary:

Climb aboard legendary Alpine railways and set out on a journey across the captivating Alpine landscapes of Switzerland and Italy. Ride 2 legendary train routes – the Glacier Express and the Bernina Pass Train. Relax in some of Europe’s most stunning and ...

Duration
11 Days
Cities
4
Next Departure
25-Jul-2024
Starting at
USD 3,999.00
Price per day
USD 364.00
Tour Type
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Collette
Tour
Alpine Lakes & Scenic Trains
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featuring a cruise on Lake Maggiore and scenic trains in Switzerland & Italy
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Summary

Climb aboard legendary Alpine railways and set out on a journey across the captivating Alpine landscapes of Switzerland and Italy. Ride 2 legendary train routes – the Glacier Express and the Bernina Pass Train. Relax in some of Europe’s most stunning and exclusive resort villages, including Zermatt, St. Moritz and Lake Maggiore, Italy. Explore Lucerne, the "Swiss Paradise on the Lake.” Ascend Pilatus on a unique excursion along the steepest railway in the world, soaking in the scenery from 7,000 feet above sea level. These are the Alpine views you’ve been dreaming of.

Map: Alpine Lakes & Scenic Trains (Collette)

Short Itinerary / Route

Day 1
Overnight Flight
Day 2
Zurich, Switzerland
Day 3
Zurich - Andermatt - Zermatt
Day 4
Zermatt
Day 5
Zermatt - Lake Maggiore, Italy
Day 6
Lake Maggiore
Day 7
Lake Maggiore
Day 8
Lake Maggiore - St. Moritz, Switzerland
Day 9
St. Moritz - Lucerne
Day 10
Lucerne
Day 11
Lucerne - Tour Ends

Travel Cities (4): Lucerne, Sankt Moritz, Zermatt, Zurich

Highlights

Attraction

  • Zurich
  • Glacier Express Train

City

  • Zermatt
  • Lake Maggiore

Attraction

  • Borromeo Palace
  • Villa Taranto Visit or Pallanza Art Museum Visit
  • Island Dinner
  • Bernina Express Train

City

  • St. Moritz
  • Lucerne

Attraction

  • Mount Pilatus

Included in Price

Culinary

  • Sit down for dinner on the Isola dei Pescatori in Lago Maggiore.
  • Discover a sweeter side of Zurich on a locally guided history and chocolate tour.
  • Sample Italian specialties at a family owned shop.

Experience

  • Cruise through Lago Maggiore and visit one of the beautiful Borromean Islands.
  • Stroll the lakeside boulevards of St. Moritz.
  • Journey through the Bernina Pass on one of the world’s most scenic railways.

Optional, not included

Lake Orta: Treasures of Lake Orta

  • Journey to picture-perfect Orta, a scenic sub-alpine lake surrounded by ancient villages. During a guided tour, visit one of Italy’s Sacri Monti chapels (UNESCO) built in a scenic location above the lake as pilgrimage sites for those who could not afford the journey to Jerusalem. Then, enjoy a boat ride to San Giulio Island, a rocky island in the middle of the lake that provides impressive views of the surrounding shore. Take a walk around the island before returning to the mainland for time at leisure in the old town of Orta, replete of quaint cobblestoned lanes and local cafes. Duration approximately 6 hour(s). Transportation is included.


  • Journey to picture-perfect Orta, a scenic sub-alpine lake surrounded by ancient villages. During a guided tour, visit one of Italy’s Sacri Monti chapels (UNESCO) built in a scenic location above the lake as pilgrimage sites for those who could not afford the journey to Jerusalem. Then, enjoy a boat ride to San Giulio Island, a rocky island in the middle of the lake that provides impressive views of the surrounding shore. Take a walk around the island before returning to the mainland for time at leisure in the old town of Orta, replete of quaint cobblestoned lanes and local cafes. Duration approximately 6 hour(s). Transportation is included.


Travel Package

 

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Going to

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Zurich

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Lucerne

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