March 17 Cheese and Chocolate Tour – Gruyere and Maison Cailler
With the launch of the Cheese of Chocolate Tour mid March, I thought it was a good idea to revisit these places so I was aware of what was going on at the particular attraction. I was not disappointed. 2 really interesting places both very well put together and of …
While I was visiting the Balances, Chateaux Gutsch and the Montana, I took some out to photograph some elements of Luzern, guests might not come across. The more I learn about this place, the more I fall in love with it.
Typically Swiss Tours will be supporting the international Destination Management Company Ovation during this period in the delivery of a Switzerland wide tour for Business Execs from the USA. Destinations include Zürich Luzern Mt Rigi Mt Bürgenstock Bern Gstaad and Montreux.
This tour yesterday was spent in Bern, Switzerland`s capital city and then on route back to Luzern, we stopped at 3 places in Emmental – Burgdorf, Lueg and the cheese factory in Affloten. It was a cold, dry February day. The sun did come out which made the day that …
The new updated brochure has been recently re produced with new photos and in some cases some new attractions added to some of the tours in Switzerland. The brochure highlights the following 7 tours which have proved successful so far with clients Tour 1 – Zürich, Rhein Falls and Stein …
Switzerland is a mountainous destination that we have all heard and dreamed about. This small, rugged European country, known for its irresistible chocolate, sturdy mountain cheese, and breathtaking beauty, has so many things to offer. Some of them you already know about. But what are the things you do not …
Lucerne lies at the heart of central Switzerland. With its picturesque wooden bridge, its baroque Jesuit church and its pretty painted houses, it is a major Swiss tourist attraction. It is also a great base for discovering some of Switzerland’s stunning mountain panoramas, including Mount Rigi and Mount Pilatus, and …
Typically Swiss Tours was in Davos last week helping out at the WEF (World Economic Forum). I had the pleasure of driving the Brazilian Delegation around during the weeks activities. The new Brazilan President,Jair Bolsonaro was in town to try and encourage investment into Brazil which has been suffering economically …
Happy New Year from Typically Swiss Tours !! 2019 will see TST`s first year of trading and hopefully the marketing and promotion work will pay off and there will be many tours criss-crossing their way across this fine land. Xmas was spent in Germany and the UK and now I …
Typically Swiss Tours Newsletter Issue 1 December 2018 Welcome to the first issue of the Typically Swiss Tours Newsletter, designed to bring you all the latest developments from the new Tour Operator based in Luzern, Switzerland. In May this year the company was founded and the first Tours took place …
Hell from Luzern, only 24 days to go to Xmas. In order to update the website and the promotional brochure, I took Mrs Wilson armed with camera down to a lovely spot last week so se could take some picture of me and the minivan. Hope you like them !!!
Typically Swiss Tours “off season” Marketing Activity
The winter months have set in and here at Typically Swiss Tours, we are using this “low season” to promote and market the company both via social media and more traditional marketing methods. Clearly the aim is to simply grow the business and attract as many people as possible on …
Today sees the publication of Typically Swiss Tours winter 18/19 programme of activities. Winter time in Switzerland, like the other 3 seasons is a stunning and spectacular time of the year. The snow covered mountains provide an entertainment and activity paradise for winter sports lovers as well as a beautiful …
New Winter Tours offered – Xmas Markets, Ski transfers and Winter fun !!
As from today, 3 new specifically designed tours/transfers/activities will be available to purchase on the website. Christmas Markets Switzerland like most European countries has a myriad of large and small Xmas markets dotted about the country in November and December. At Typically Swiss Tours we are offering guests transport to …
Joe and Suzy from Philadelphia – Typically Swiss Tour 22nd Oct
Joe and Suzy had a wonderful day in the Bernese Oberland discovering some really interesting natural places and having some fun at the same time. I picked them up at their Hotel in Interlaken around 9.30am and then we headed west to Meiringen and the Aare Gorge. This gorge formed …
Typically Swiss Tours first Blog – September 25th 2018 – a milestone
Hi there, it`s Chris, founder and owner of Typically Swiss Tours writing my first bog, I mean blog !! I must confess, this is my first blog, I am not a professional blogger and forgive me if my blogging skills are not the best – I will do some research …
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