18) The South Plus Bern multi-day Tour

Luzern – Andermatt – Zermatt – Montreux – Bern – Luzern – 4 overnight stays

Day 1 Your journey starts heading south passing through Hergiswil with a possible stop at the Glass factory, then progressing onto Burgenstock to see modern and old traditions side by side, walk along the Felsenweg to the 153metre tall Hammetschwand Lift offering superb view of Lake Luzern. Motoring on we stop for a late lunch at Altdorf and visit the place where the legend has it that William Tell shot the arrow from his son`s head.

Day 2 After an overnight stop in Andermatt we motor on via the Furka Pass to Gletsch taking in the stunning views and the Rhone Glacier, before landing in Brig for a break before driving onto Tasch to catch the train to traffic free Zermatt, the home of the Matterhorn. A hotel (2or 3) in central Zermatt is your resting place.

Day 3 In the morning, choose either from gondolas and other mountain rides providing you easy access to the Gornergrat, the Rothorn or the Klein-Matterhorn from where you enjoy magnificent views of the Matterhorn and other surrounding peaks, and in summer, these mountains offer some of the world’s best hiking opportunities.

Day 4 After an optional night to fully enjoy Zermatt, we travel through southern Switzerland into the french speaking part and pass through the historical towns of Sion and Aigle before arriving in Montreux for a night`s accommodation

Day 5 After a full day exploring the town and the lakeside, perhaps visiting Chaplins World, Chillon Castle or a chocolate or cheese factory we motor north to Bern, passing through historic Freiburg. After an overnight in Bern (4) The day is free to explore the capital and the arcades, the Rose garden, the bear pit before heading back through the Swiss countryside to arrive early evening in Luzern.

Prices on Request

Accommodation – Recommended Hotels

3* 3 Konige & Post Andermatt – www.3koenige.ch
4* Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic Montreux – www.suisse-majestic.ch
5* Royal Plaza Montreux – www.royalplaza.ch
4* Allegro Hotel Bern – www.kursaal-bern.ch/Hotel
4* Belle époque Hotel Bern – www.belle-epoque.ch

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