Christmas Market

  9 days
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Program
9 days: 1 day travel - 7 days in Switzerland - 1 day travel

An extraordinary Christmas markets tour in Switzerland. You will be:
• visiting up to 7 different markets
• performing up to 4 hands on experiences
• cresting up to 2 mountains top
This offer includes far more, than just visiting some markets!
You will (if you book the 9 days program) explore how
• Swiss Chocolate is produced
• Swiss cheese is hand made
• 2 different, very typical Swiss sweets are produced
On the top of this special experience, you will
• visit 2 UNESCO World Culture Heritage
• be invited to enjoy up to 5, privat guided city sightseeings
This unique tour is conducted only with small groups, max. 15 guests per tour.

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Daily schedule
 
1   Meet & assist at ZRH A/P - Transfer ZRH A/P -> Hotel
Time to get over the jet leg or may start to explore Zurich.
2   Monday Berne Visit the Habsburg
3   Tuesday Zurich Self made Swiss chocolate
4   Wednesday Chur Excursion Weisshorn (2'653 m of altitude / 8'704 ft)
5   Thursday Basel Self made Basler Läckerli"
6   Friday Lucerne most famous "Glasi Hergiswil"
7   Saturday Winterthur Excursion Hoher Kasten (2'653 m altitude / 8'704 ft)
8   Sunday
St. Gall Self made Swiss cheese
9   Transfer to the A/P. DEP hotel 2:45 before flight departure!
         

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Highlights
  Special places to be visited

• up to 4 hands on experiance

• up to 5 city sightseeings

• Dinner cruise on Lake Lucerne

 

 

 

German part

Romanisch part
  • Hoher Kasten

• Arosa Weisshorn

 

UNESCO World Heritage

  • Berne • St. Gall

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Program dates / booking codes
Code TWL - CM - 2019

Please let us know about:

 • your start and end date in Zurich
 • how you travel to Switzerland / Zurich
from November 30th
till December 24th

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Trans­port incl.

Transfer on arrival and departure from airport to hotel and v.v.

All needed transfers for the excurisons as described in the program with a minibus.

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Costs per person in CHF

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Our rates are based on current costs. We reserve the right to change the price on published offers due to change of currencies exchange rates or other reasons without prior notice.

Costs incl. 8 x B&B in chosen hotel class, all needed transfer and described excursions, entry fees to museums, documentation, meet and assist at ZRH A/P upon arrival, city tax and VAT.

Standard Hotel
double room, double occupancy 22 m² B&B 2'965.00
single room (or double room, single use) 17 m² B&B 3'355.00
trippel room, trippel occupancy 28 m² B&B 2'880.00
Extra night
double room, double occupancy  B&B 95.00
single room (or double room, single use)  B&B

145.00

         

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Superior Hotel
double room, double occupancy 28 m² B&B 3'385.00
single room (or double room, single use) 23 m² B&B 3'525.00
Extra night double room, double occupancy  B&B 115.00
single room (or double room, single use)  B&B 170.00
         

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Meals:
Included is half board, every day in Switzrland - all the rest of the meals you cater yourself.

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Hands-on:

Self made Swiss chocolate

Self made Swiss cheese

Self made Basler läckerli

Self made Appenzeller Biber

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Museums:
All entry fees for the museums described in the program are included.

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City Sightseeing:
Berne - Chur - Lucerne - St. Gall - Zurich
We have always a local specialist, an expert in his town, awaiting the group for an extraordinary, private guided tour!

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Minimum- / Maximum size of group
Minimum size of group: 6  Maximum size of group: 15 passengers

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Not included:

• Lunch arrival day / departure day

• 6 of 8 dinners
• Trip from home to Zurich, Switzerland - v.v.
• All personal expenses

• Travel insurance

• Cost of visa (Schengen area)

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Name change:
Name change of pax is possible till 48 hrs before start of trip
(at extra costs: CHF 100.00)

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A different way to explore Christmas Markets

Unlike most other offers, traveling to christmas markets in Europe, you are going to stay during your whole stay in Switzerland at the same hotel in Zurich.

From Zurich, traveling by minibus, you reach all markets with in 1:00 hr, max. 1:30 hr.

NO packing and unpacking every day.

This does make this trip much more convenient for you!

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Day excursions

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Mo  Berne
Markets

 • Waisenhausplatz

 • Münsterplatz!

Lunch:
Dinner:
Tramdepot
At own
  am Visit the Habsburg, the ancestral seat of Europe's most important monarchy. (ruling the German Austrian Empire from 1273 till 1918 a.c.) 
  pm City sight­seeing old town of Berne, a UNESCO World heri­tage
           

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Tu Zurich
Markets

 • Hauptbahnhof

 • Niederdorf / Rosenhof
 • Sechselautenplatz

Lunch:
Dinner:
Reithalle
At own
  am Self made Swiss chocolate
  pm City sight­seeing in Zurich
           

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We Chur
Market

 • Old town

Lunch:
Dinner:
Weisshorn
At own
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City sightseeing in Chur, the oldest town of Switzerland and the first town on the Rhine on its way from the source to Rotterdam (Netherlands), where it feeds the North-Sea.

Lunch on the mountain-top of the Weisshorn (2'653 meter of altitude / 8'704 feet)

  pm Back in Chur, time to visit the market in the old town of this lovely small city.
           

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Th Basel
Markets

 • Barfusserplatz

 • Marktplatz

Lunch:
Dinner:
Teufelhof
At own
  am Possible visit of the "Glatt-Zentrum", the largest Shopping-Mall in Switzerland (just outside Zurich, easily reachabel by public transport)
  pm Self made "Basler Lackerli" special cookies from Basel
           

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Fr Lucerne
Market

 • Franziskaner

Lunch:
Dinner:
At own
Cruise
  am Visit the most famous "Glasi Hergiswil", the only place in Switzerland, where you can watch a live production of glass blowing.
  pm In order to enjoy the dinner cruise on the lake, your visit to the market is pland in the afternoon!
           

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Sa Winterthur
Market

 • Old Town

Lunch:
Dinner:
Hoher Kasten
At own
  am Self made "Appenzeller Biber". Special cookies of the Appenzell region.
  pm Excursion to the Mount "Hoher Kasten" and the "Sammelplatz in Appenzell", the home of the traditional "Landsgemeinde".
           

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Su St. Gall
Market

 • Old Town

Lunch:
Dinner:
Schaukäsi
At own
  am Self made Swiss cheese and hand made lunch, "Chäs Hörnli"
  pm

City sight­seeing in St. Gall where you will visit the UNESCO world heri­tage, the Abbey and the old library.

           

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Additional day excursions / Zürich

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Extra I - daily, all the year round (except November 4 - 15, 2019)
EXTRA Costs - You may need an extra day / night in Zürich CHF 159.00 per adulte pax / CHF 79.50 kids, 6-15

Mount Titlis - Glacier Paradise german speaking part

10:00 AM from Zurich-Sihlquai (bus terminal)
An excursion to the highest vantage point in Central Switzerland. In Engelberg we board the aerial cableway for a 40 minute trip to the high alpine glacier region. Enjoy a ride in the revolving „ROTAIR” gondola that takes you up to the summit at 3020 m (10’000 ft.) overlooking the Swiss Alps. Snow and ice are guaranteed. During 2 hour stay on the mountain visit the Ice Grotto and if the weather allows ride the „Ice Flyer” the modern chairlift offering spectacular views into glacier crevasses and ice falls, walk over Europe’s highest suspension bridge „Titlis Cliff Walk” and sledge on snow, even in summer, on the „Fun Lift”. Return by coach via Lucerne (1 hour at leisure).


Extra II - May till September, daily, rest of year 2-3 weekly

EXTRA Costs - You may need an extra day / night in Zürich
CHF 244.00 per adulte pax / CHF 122.00 kids, 6-15

Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe german speaking part

8.30 AM from Zurich-Sihlquai (bus terminal)
The majestic world of the Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe at 3'454 m /11'333 ft. You reach Lauterbrunnen by coach, where you board the cogwheel train for the most interesting trip  to Jungfraujoch - Europe's highest railway station. Enjoy the incredible world of eternal snow and ice. Visit the „Alpine Sensation“ a round-tour subway officially opened to mark the centenary of Jungfrau Railway, the Ice Palace, experience the breathtaking panorama view from the Sphinx Observation Terrace, overlooking the Aletsch Glacier (Europe’s longest glacier). The down hill trip takes you to Grindelwald where your coach awaits you. Arrival in Zurich at approx. 8 pm.


Deposit:  
non refundable standard hotel: CHF 500.00 / per pax
  superior hotel: CHF 750.00 / per pax

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Rest payment:

If payed with credit card - due 45 days before start of trip!

If payed with wire transfer - due 30 days before start of trip!

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