Luzern – Chur – St Moritz – Lugano – Locarno – Andermatt – Luzern – 5 overnight stays.
Day 1 Start your journey in Luzern and travel via the Sihlbrugg pass, make stops and lunch in either Rapperswil, Heidiland and Walensee, then journey onto Landquart for a spot of shopping for highstreet brands in the Landquart retail park. Next stop for the first overnight stay is Chur (1). Switzerland’s oldest city charms visitors with its fine mountain setting, twisting alleys and historic buildings. Numerous boutiques, restaurants, bars, museums and galleries in the largely traffic-free Old Town create a Mediterranean-style atmosphere.
Day 2 After meandering through the old town of Chur, journey onto Europe`s highest town, Davos to take in splendid mountain views and the clean crisp mountain air. We motor along the winding St.Julier pass onto the highlight of the Tour, the picturesque St Moritz, famous for it’s 300 days of sunshine climate, winter and summer sports and the regular visits by the rich and famous. Accommodation is a hotel in the center of town, near the luxury filled shops.
Day 3 The following day go up on the highest cable car in Graubunden, the Corvatsch and enjoy lunch in the Panorama Restaurant at 3303 metres above sea level. The route to Ticino crosses the border into Italy and passes through Chiavenna (lunch) and then alongside Lake Como to the Mediterraneaesque Lugano and it`s palm trees.
Day 4 After a night’s stay in Lugano (3) spend the day strolling along the lake in the lush Parco Civico Ciano or take a funicular to Mount Bre, visit the Swiss Miniature or the Alprose chocolate museum. We journey onto Locarno for the (4) overnight stay.
Day 5 After a wander through the old town, we drive the short distance to Ascona and have a stroll along the famous promenade, then it’s a short drive to the Goldeneye dam and to the rocks and the majestic Ponte dei Salti in Lavertezzo, overlooking the magical jade green waters. The journey home starts from here driving over the Gottard Pass to stay the final night in Andermatt.
Day 6 Following a morning stroll through the quaint village, we start the last leg of the journey back to Luzern stopping off in Altdorf for some William Tell history and alongside the banks of Lake Luzern calling at Brunnen and/or Weggis until we reach Luzern.
6 day Tour Cost
5995 chf 1-3 people
6395 chf 4-5 people
Accommodation –Full Board including dinner, bed and breakfast
4* Hotel per person 200chf per night
5* Hotel per person 300chf per night
4* Hotel Stern Chur – www.stern-chur.ch
3* Hauser Hotel St Moritz – www.hotelhauser.ch/hauser-st-moritz/
5* Hotel Schweizerhof St Moritz – www.schweizerhofstmoritz.ch/en/
4* Hotel Belevedere Locarno – www.belvedere-locarno.com
4* Park Paradiso Lugano – www.parco-paradiso.com
3* 3 Konige & Post Andermatt – www.3koenige.ch