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The Best Of Switzerland with Chocolate
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Depart Dover for your ferry crossing to the French Port of Calais, take a leisurely drive to your first stopover point at the French town of Nancy.
Spend 1 night at the 3* Residholme Nancy - Lorraine Hotel
Departing Nancy your drive will take you to Zurich, Switzerland.
Your time in Switzerland will be split between three locations each one for two nights allowing you to take in the best of Switzerland.
Zurich is Switzerlandís largest city and is well known for is wide range of attractions and excellent hotels. It is the home to a wide variety of museums in particular the Museum of Fine Arts.
It has a spectacular old town and you can spend hours just wondering round the small shops and boutiques.
Zurich has been voted best in the world for quality if life.
Whilst in Zurich why not take a river cruise, or a trip out to Mount Titlis, Mount Rigi or Rheinfell.
Your stay will be at the 4* Senator Hotel, located an easy walk from the Swiss National Museum in the trendy Zurich West area.
The Senator Hotel Zurich.
Also just moments away are the Museum of Design, the Zurich Zoological Gardens and the Fluntern Cemetery.
Leaving Zurich now head towards Lucerne, the city by the lake.
Flanked by mountains with the famous chapel bridge (Kapellbrucke) and the triangular paintings that date back to the 17th century.
Donít miss the Transport museum which is said to be the best in Europe. Walk through the cobbled streets looking at the painted facades, photograph the Lion Monument and the Glacier Garden.
Staying at the legendary 3* Seeburg Hotel, which is the oldest hotel in the whole of Lucerne, plus it has unique views of not only the mountains but also the lake.
The Seeburg Hotel.
The panorama room dates back to the 19th century and is one of the most beautiful rooms in the whole of Switzerland. Dine at the Rigi Cabin for a rustic evening or outside at the Sunset Bar.
Typical Bedroom at the Seeburg Hotel.
Whilst in Lucerne experience something that can not be missed, a trip on the worlds steepest cogwheel railway.
Wind through lush meadows carpeted with alpine flowers and slide past mountain stream and fascinating rock faces. But hang on to your hats as itís got to climb....
The Cogwheel Railway, the worldís steepest.
Head on again after this 2 night stay towards the town of Interlaken.
On the way drive the Brunig Pass, this pass is at an altitude of 3300ft, the pass is crossed by both road and rail and is a great starting or finishing point for any trek. The pass links Bernese Oberland with central Switzerland.
Drving the Brunig Pass.
Onward and ........
The Train at Interlaken.
Your hotel will be the 3* Landhotel Golf, which has been built in a chalet style and is homely and comfortable, where all guests will receive a warm Swiss welcome and incredible service.
The hotel has a great reputation for itís food which is often typically Swiss.
Typical Bedroom at the Landhotel, Interlaken.
If your a golf fan then the hotel is just 300 meters from the nearest course and the very centre of Interlaken is only 2km away.
Interlaken as the name suggests is situated between two beautiful lakes the Thun and Brienz and has views of the Jungfrau. Itís the best location to explore the area and take a trip up to the famous Jungfraujoch.
Whilst in Interlaken why not dive in to the world of Chocolate by taking a visit to the Lindt Swiss chocolate Heaven, not only is the chocolate heavenly, but itís located an amazing 3454 metres above sea level. This unique chocolate experience is at Jungfraujoch.
From cocoa extraction to production of the Lindor Truffle, thereís even a virtual Maitre de Chocolatier here to show you how a chocolate bar is created.
Saving the very best till last, the Lindt Chocolate Shop. Your eyes will light up at the sights of the colourful Lindor truffles, the gigantic chocolate bars and the endless boxes of chocolate candy.
Sweet seduction lurks on every shelf, so enter at your own risk.
Donít forget, the Jungfraujoch is not only home to the chocolate heaven but also the highest railway station in Europe. Where you can take in the most amazing views of the local area.
Leaving Switzerland behind you will have a stop over at Reims, France.
Spend 1 night at the 4* Novotel Tinqueux, Reims and find yourselves in the heart of Champagne Vineyards, with itís cellars, and your still only minutes from the historic centre of Reims. Take a drive to see the circuit Reims Gueux.
Wave goodbye to Reims for your easy drive back to Calais, for your return crossing back to Dover.
Some of this trips highlights :
* The Cogwheel Railway.
* The Brunig Pass.
* Chocolate Heaven.
* The Stunning lakes.
* See the circuit at Reims.
* Exploring Zurich, Lucerne and Interlarken.
* The chapel Bridge.
* Less One Night Stays.
* Quality Accommodation in the best locations.
* Freedom to do as you please.
Whatís included :
* Return ferry crossings Dover to Calais.
* Residholme Nancy - Lorraine, Nancy, 1 night, room only.
* Senator Hotel, Zurich, 2 nights, bed and breakfast.
* The Seeburg Hotel, Lucerne, 2 nights, bed and breakfast.
* The Landhotel Golf, Interlarken, 2 nights, bed and breakfast.
* Novotel Tinqueux, Reims, 1 night, room only.
9 days from only £795 per person
This trip is based on a departure date 1st September 2015, all prices and hotels are subject to availability and price change.
Other hotels, meal basis and departure dates are available.
Even though we have laid out a great itinerary, which everyone would enjoy, we donít insist that you stick to it, unless it is 100% right for you, this is why all our trips are completely changeable. All our trips can be tailored to meet your individual needs.
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