The Best of Switzerland with Oberammergau – Faith-Based Travel
With its stunning mountains, fascinating old towns, beautiful lakes, and long history, Switzerland is the perfect vacation offering something for everyone. On this Best of Switzerland tour, experience some of its most beautiful scenery and interesting cities with overnights in Zürich, St. Moritz, Lugano, Zermatt, Lake Geneva, and Lucerne. Plus, you’ll travel to Germany to overnight in Munich and Oberammergau, where you’ll see the world-famous Passion Play, held every 10 years. No tour to Switzerland is complete without seeing the stunning scenery. Enjoy a scenic drive following Lake Zürich and Lake Walen through the high Alps to the tiny Principality of Liechtenstein. Also drive to the Swiss Engadine, a valley considered by many as the world’s most beautiful mountain area, with deep-blue lakes, airy larch forests, mountain peaks exceeding 12,000 feet, and quaint villages. Here, enjoy St. Moritz, one of the world's most famous resorts. Other mountain scenery awaits you in Täsch, where you’ll board a mountain train to car-free Zermatt, a picturesque cluster of rustic chalets beneath the famous Matterhorn. If you desire to see lakes, you'll enjoy Lake Como, stunning Lake Geneva, and Lugano, the popular subtropical resort on the shores of Lake Lugano.You'll also visit some of Switzerland's famous cities, including Zürich, Berne, and Lucerne. Plus, to bring Switzerland to life, Globus has arranged some unique experiences for you, such as a traditional Swiss working farm in Berne. Another true Swiss experience is a trip to the top of Mount Pilatus to enjoy heavenly views. You'll even get a special souvenir cap to remember this experience! Of course, Switzerland is known for its chocolates, and on this Switzerland tour, you'll taste traditional chocolate pralines. From stunning scenery and vibrant cities to special experiences and the incredible Passion Play, this Switzerland tour—with Oberammergau—is sure to delight.Your vacation, which includes the Oberammergau Passion Play, requires a per-person, non-refundable deposit of $600 to secure your reservation and tickets for the play.
Highlights of The Best of Switzerland with Oberammergau – Faith-Based Travel
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This vacation includes the world-famous Passion Play, a spectacular play performed only once every 10 years by the residents of the quaint little town of Oberammergau.Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.Single room supplement:$626Triple room reduction per person:$71Your vacation, which includes the Oberammergau Passion Play, requires a per-person, non-refundable deposit of $600 to secure your reservation and tickets for the play.
Motorcoach; mountain train. Free wi-fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
- On arrival at Zurich Airport, a complimentary transfer by hotel shuttle bus is available.
Headsets throughout the tour.
The Best of Switzerland
Full buffet breakfast daily; 1 special lunch with a drink in Berne, 1 lunch in Oberammergau, 6 three-course dinners with wine, including a welcome dinner in Zurich and a special dinner in Lucerne
ARRIVE IN ZURICH, SWITZERLAND Welcome to Zurich! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)
ZURICH–VADUZ, LIECHTENSTEIN–ST. MORITZ, SWITZERLAND ZURICH Orientation walk in the Old Town includes a [LF] Sprüngli chocolate pralines tasting. Scenic drive along Lake Zurich and Lake Walen into the high Alps en route to the Principality of Liechtenstein. VADUZ Free time to browse and for lunch. ST. MORITZ Free time this afternoon. (B,D) 137 mi / 220 km
ST. MORITZ–LAKE COMO, ITALY–LUGANO, SWITZERLAND LAKE COMO See the lake en route to Lugano. LUGANO Free time this afternoon and evening. (B) 87 mi / 140 km
LUGANO–STRESA, ITALY–TÄSCH, SWITZERLAND–ZERMATT STRESA Free time. TÄSCH Scenic mountain train ride to Zermatt. (B) 165 mi / 265 km ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME on Lake Maggiore with an excursion to Isola Bella by private boat. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time with your GlobusGO mobile app.
ZERMATT–LAKE GENEVA ZERMATT Free time this morning before returning to Täsch. Scenic drive through the vineyards and apricot groves of the lower Rhône Valley en route to Lake Geneva. (B,D) 93 mi / 150km
LAKE GENEVA–BERNE–LUCERNE BERNE Guided walking tour includes a stop at Bear Park, panoramic views of the city from the Rose Garden, and the Old Town. [LF] Lunch at a traditional Swiss working farm before continuing to Lucerne. (B,L) 162 mi / 260 km
LUCERNE LUCERNE Walking tour includes the Lion monument, the Old Town, and Chapel Bridge. [LF] Scenic railway ride to the top of Mount Pilatus includes a special souvenir cap. Farewell dinner this evening. (B,D)
LUCERNE–ZURICH–INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA–MUNICH, GERMANY Scenic drive via Zurich to Innsbruck.INNSBRUCK Walk through the Old Town to the Golden Roof. (B) 316 mi / 508 km
MUNICH–OBERAMMERGAU MUNICH Orientation tour includes the Marienplatz with its Old and New Town Halls. (B,D) 56 mi / 90 km
OBERAMMERGAU OBERAMMERGAU Afternoon and evening dedicated to the world-famous Passion Play. (B,L,D)
OBERAMMERGAU–MUNICH MUNICH Free Day (B)
MUNICH Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
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|1||Renaissance Zurich Tower||This 300 room luxury hotel is housed in a modern tower building located in the vibrant Zurich West quarter. The exclusive Grill restaurant serves urban cuisine and the lounge bar offers drinks, snacks and cocktails. Other amenities include a fitness area on the 15th floor with city views, sauna and steam bath.||Zurich||Turbinenstrasse 20||Superior First-Class|
|2||Laudinella||Traditional mountain architecture with lots of woodworks & local grisons style; in center of St Moritz-Bad; near spa & ski slopes.||St.Moritz||Via Tegiatscha 17||First-Class|
|3||Novotel Lugano Paradiso||This modern mid-scale 97-room hotel is located just a short walk away from Lake Lugano with Free Wi-Fi connection and tasteful, elegant décor throughout. Soundproofed guestrooms perfectly blend comfort with technology and the restaurant is an informal setting serving fresh, tasty, healthy specialties with a bar area for simply enjoying drinks in a friendly atmosphere. The property also offers a fitness centre and an outdoor seasonal swimming pool & bar.||Lugano||Via San Salvatore 11||First-Class|
|4||Alex||Hotel Alex in the heart of Zermatt is a mountain hut on the outside and a stylish boutique hotel on the inside with its traditional furniture, exquisite carving, and precious paintings of the Matterhorn. It features a superb wellness centre including saunas, an indoor pool, massage rooms, a tropical shower, and a well-equipped fitness centre. Enjoy lunch or dinner on the large sun terrace with garden lounge. All rooms are elegantly refurbished and include flat screen TV with international channels, coffee & tea making facilities, and in-room safety box. Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the property.||Zermatt||Bodmenstrasse 12||First-Class|
|5||Pollux||Chalet style hotel with modern comforts and amenities, restaurant, sauna and solarium; located near the Gornergrat station.||Zermatt||Bahnhofstrasse, 28||First-Class|
|6||Eurotel Montreux||Located on the shores of Lake Geneva with views of the Alps and strides away from the Montreux Music & Convention Center. Rooms have free Wi-Fi and a minibar. Guests can enjoy Swiss and international cuisine at the lakeside restaurant, or on the terrace, where barbecued dishes are prepared during the summer months. Other amenities include a fitness center.||Montreux||81 Grand Rue||First-Class|
|7||Romantik Hotel Wilden Mann||Comprised of 7 historic town houses, this delightful property is an oasis of charm and hospitality snuggled in the picturesque old town of Lucerne. Complimentary coffee/tea making facilities are available in the public area, the spacious lounge is an inviting place to relax and the hotel's two restaurants offer a choice of local specialties and international cuisine.||Luzern 7||Bahnhofstrasse 30||First-Class|
|8||Sheraton Munich Westpark||This classic 251-room property enjoys a central location and has an eclectically styled restaurant with a steak and fish themed menu. The inviting bar area serves both classic & innovative cocktails and has a large screen for major sporting events. Other amenities include a 24 hour Fitness center with sauna and steam room and Free Wi-fi internet access is available in the public areas of the hotel.||Muenchen||Garmischerstrasse 2||First-Class|
|9||Hotel Boeld||Overlooking the Kofel mountain, this charming three story chalet-style hotel has the Ammer river nearby. In the elegant restaurant and bar with terrace you can taste delicious regional specialties. The modern spa includes a hammam, a sauna and a whirlpool tub. Free WiFi internet access is available throughout the hotel.||Oberammergau||Koenig-Ludwig-Strasse 10||First-Class|