Swiss New Year Holiday
Relax over the New Year in the Swiss Alps
8 Wonderful Days Bernese Oberland – Independent Tour Imagine celebrating the New Year in a delightful chalet style hotel in the stunning Swiss Alps. Enjoy scenic train journeys through the magnificent mountains and lakes to Montreux, Luzern and medieval Bern. Savour Swiss hospitality, bubbling cheese fondues, snow-covered peaks and more. The concept of this tour Please note, this is not an escorted tour. It doesn’t need to be. It has been specifically designed with individual flexibility in mind and includes travel on the incredibly reliable and comprehensive Swiss Rail system. This unique style of holiday allows you the freedom to independently explore picture postcard villages & towns, experience breathtaking panoramic views frommountain tops and enjoy dining in scenic restaurants. The choices are endless… Or for those wanting the chance to enjoy snow sports, you are in the perfect location. Access to some of Switzerland’s premier skiing areas is easy from the location of either of our hotels. We offer you the choice of two superb hotels – the Hotel Alpenblick in the village of Wilderswil or the Hotel Oberland in the village of Lauterbrunnen. Both hotels are located in the heart of the Bernese Oberland – home to the mighty peaks of the Jungfrau, Mönch, Eiger (of ‘The Eiger Sanction’ fame), the Breithorn and the Schilthorn, as well as internationally known winter resorts like Interlaken, Wengen, Grindelwald and Mürren. Your Swiss Travel Pass allows you 8 days unlimited 2 nd class train travel throughout Switzerland on the incredibly efficient and user friendly Swiss Rail network, and discounts on most mountain railways and cable cars. Your Swiss Travel Pass also provides you free entrance to many museums and exhibitions.
Take in the Swiss countryside
DAY 1 ~ 28 DECEMBER To your Swiss New Year Hotel With your included 8 day Swiss Travel Pass, make your way from any arrival point in Switzerland to your selected hotel where you will enjoy staying the next seven nights. A buffet breakfast and four course evening dinner are included each day. Meals: D DAYS 2-7 ~ 29 DECEMBER - 3 JANUARY At your Swiss New Year Hotel The alpine peaks of Switzerland are world famous and you will be staying in the heart of this incredibly dramatic scenery. There are numerous world class ski fields nearby and the area has many excellent walking and cross country skiing trails. Your included 8 day Swiss Travel Pass allows you daily unlimited access to enjoy somany exhilarating alpine rail excursions – to Luzern (on the Brünig Panoramic Express), medieval Bern, Interlaken, Brienz (noted for its wood-carvings), Thun, and Meiringen (of Sherlock Holmes fame and where ‘meringues’ originated) plus the chic mountain ski resorts of Grindelwald andWengen. We have also included pre-booked seats on the Golden Pass Panoramic train fromZweisimmen, past Gstaad and Château-d’Oex, to Montreux on Lake Geneva! You will be surrounded by stupendous mountains accessible by cable car rides and lifts (not included on your Swiss Travel Pass) such as to the Schilthorn (James Bond fame) and the Jungfraujoch – at 11,000 feet high the views are magnificent. Welcome in the New Year with a special New Year’s Eve Dinner at your hotel. Meals: B,D daily DAY 8 ~ 4 JANUARY Tour Ends Today your Swiss New Year Holiday ends. Your Swiss Travel Pass allows you to transfer to any departure point in Switzerland. Meals: B
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