Swiss Cities

Quality not quantity

mostly off the beaten tourist paths


Self guided tour 10  days, 9 nights, Hotels 3* or 4* -  all inclusive!
We are happy to offer groups of 10 or more participants a reduced price.
Charming cities full of history, some even date back to the ancient Roman times.

  • 10 days visiting cities with public transport
  • 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
    • Old city of Berne
    • Abbey of St. Gall
    • Lavaux Vineyard Terraces
    • 3 Castles Bellinzona
    • RhB Railway Albula / Bernina
  • 1 Hands On Experience
    • Chocolate (pour / dekorate)
  • 1 guided city tour
    • Zurich (old town)


All tours offered by the Switzerland Travel Shop are conducted by Travelwell , our Destination Management Company founded in 1974.


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2 pax/double - - 4'770.00 4'770.00 4'770.00 4'770.00 4'770.00 4'770.00 4'770.00 4'770.00 - - Standard room/CHF
1 pax/single - - 3'100.00 3'100.00 3'100.00 3'100.00 3'100.00 3'100.00 3'100.00 3'100.00 - -
2 pax/double - - 5'040.00 5'040.00 5'040.00 5'040.00 5'040.00 5'040.00 5'040.00 5'040.00 - - Superior room/CHF
1 pax/single - - 3'270.00 3'270.00 3'270.00 3'270.00 3'270.00 3'270.00 3'270.00 3'270.00 - -

Extra nights for early arrivel / late departure at the same hotel incl. 24 hrs public transport: CHF 255.00 / B&B double roome / double occupancy / per 2 person & night

If you are more than 9 participants in a group, please contact our head office. (For pricing)


Start / End in Zurich
ZRH Airport or Railway Mainstation Zurich


Zurich

Berne, Old Town (UNESCO World Culture Heritage)

Schaffhausen, Rhine Falls


Extra nights: For early arrival - before start of trip - you may book additional overnights at the same hotel - including public transport in the Zurich area - through Travelwell
1) Welcome in Switzerland Overnight: Zurich (I)  
Arrival in Zurich
2) Berne Overnight: Zurich (I)  

Switzerland's capital city

UNESCO World Culture Heritage: Berne old town  
A walk through the old town of Berne - with stops at:
 - the Swiss Parliament
 - the "Zytgloggä" clock tower


 - the bear park

 - Museum Paul Klee

3) Schaffhausen & St. Gall
Overnight: Zurich (I)  

The eastern part of Switzerland

UNESCO World Culture Heritage: St. Gall, Abbey Library  
 - Rhine Falls, the largest waterfall of Europe
 - Schaffhausen, the town with its facades, oriel windows and alleyways

 - St. Gall, with its picturesque old town and a rich historical heritage
 - The Abbey with its baroque cathedral and the world-famous Abbey Library

Lausanne

Ascona

Chur


4) Lac Lemon, Lausanne
Overnight: Zurich (I)  
The city next to the vineyards of the Lavaux UNESCO World Culture Heritage: Vineyards of Lavaux
 
 - A walk through the old town of Lausanne
 - The Olympic Museum presents the cornerstones of Olympic sports
Lausanne Cathedral is the biggest in Switzerland. Built in the Gothic style, it has one of the finest stained-glass windows in Europe and the biggest organ in Switzerland
It was constructed from 1'165 onwards, but not consecrated until 1'275 ac.
5) Locarno, Ascona
Overnight: Zurich (I)  
By the old, very beautiful route, through the Gotthard summit tunnel, we take the "Treno Gottardo" to the south of Switzerland, the Italian-speaking part. Locarno / Ascona are the 2 towns we visit. There are 2 possibilities. You may spend part of the day in Locarno or you continue to Ascona and enjoy the southern atmosphere on the shores of Lake Maggiore. Back to the north, the "German-Switzerland", we take the train through the longest railroad tunnel in the world - 57 km / 35.5 miles long - the Gotthard Base Tunnel.
6) Bergun & Chur
Overnight: Zurich (I)  
The Albula Bernia Railway from Chur to Tirano (Italy) UNESCO World Culture Heritage
 

The Albula Railway Museum is located in Bergun and documents the UNESCO World Culture Heritage railway line.

The facts, the history, the construction, the economic and social changes that resulted from it. Showcased through original exhibits and multimedia rooms.
Chur is the oldest town in Switzerland with a settlement history of more than 2000 years.

The historic old town, mostly car-free, is well worth a visit. On the way back to Zurich, you may stop at Landquart and stroll through the Landquart Fashion Outlet.

Basel, Town Hall

Ballenberg, Open Air Museum

Zurich, Rennweg


7) Basel Overnight: Zurich (I)  

The town where the river Rhine leaves Switzerland. The special thing about, Basel you have to know is:

This town has about 40 TOP museums. Here, you will find something really outstanding for every interest! For example:

 - Beyeler Foundation
 - Art Museum
 - Tinguely Museum
 - Art Hall Basel
 - Museum of the cultures
 - The Toy World
 
8) Ballenberg & Interlaken
Overnight: Zurich (I)  

After crossing the Brunigpass, the Openair Museum Ballenberg is the place to explore the different culture of Switzerland. A must!

Continue your trip to Interlaken, where a unique Hands On Experience is awaiting you. Produce some Swiss Chocolate yourself.
For dinner we suggest the Spycher in Interlaken, where you will enjoy a typical Swiss dinner and a very unique, entertaining Swiss folk show
9) Zurich Overnight: Zurich (I)  

Your last day is the day to be spent in Zurich.

am: Guided City tour of Zurich 2 hrs.
pm: pm: It's the ideal place to do all your shopping, to buy all the souvenirs you would like (at reasonable prices) to take home.

For your last evening, we suggest you to take the dinner cruise on the Lake of Zurich. The scenery and the lookouts towards the Alps are unforgettable.

10) Flight Home
End of tour - travel onward or home
 
Departure from Zurich
Extra nights: For late departure - after end of trip - you may book additional overnights at the same hotel - including public transport in the Zurich area - through Travelwell

Berne, House of Parliament

Lavaux, Wineyards (UNESCO World Culture Heritage)

St. Gall, Abbey Library (UNESCO World Culture Heritage)