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Experience the magic of a Swiss Christmas

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2019 Tour code: GIX20

About the tour

Experience the magic of a Swiss Christmas as you stay in an excellent 5-Star hotel on an all-inclusive basis in Grindelwald high up in the Swiss Alps. Journey to the highest railway station in Europe, travel up the Schilthorn and take time to revel in the charm of the festive season.

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Itinerary

Days 1-2 - London to Grindelwald

Our journey to Switzerland begins at our dedicated St Pancras Departure Office. Here we board the Eurostar service to Paris, before continuing on to Colmar, where we overnight. We enjoy dinner in the hotel in the evening. On Day 2, we continue to Grindelwald via Basel, where we stay at the 5-Star Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof.

Please note: On Day 1 Departure GIX2001 will stay at the 4*Strasbourg Mercure Strasbourg Centre Gare with dinner in Le Dix


Includes
  • Day 1 - Eurostar Meal, Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
Colmar
Day 3 - At leisure

Enjoy a day at leisure in Grindelwald today. Perhaps take a stroll out into the beautiful town, enjoying the festive splendour, or make the most of the hotel's superb facilities.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Grindelwald
Days 4-5 - The Jungfrau Express

Today we enjoy what is undoubtedly one of the highlights of our stay in the Bernese Oberland, as we travel on the Jungfrau Railway (Standard Class) to the Jungfraujoch - Europe's highest railway station. During the journey the train pauses at two separate observation stops; windows hewn out of solid Alpine rock between the tunnel and the infamous north face of the Eiger, with spectacular views down to the valley below. Day 5 is free for you to venture out into the beautiful Swiss countryside, using your Swiss Card for reduced fares.

Includes
  • Day 4 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Jungfrau Railway
Day 6 - The Grindelwald First Cable-car on Christmas Day

Today we board the local Grindelwald First cable-car system. Journeying up to Grindelwald First in the sky gondola is a true delight and affords some wonderful panoramas of the magnificent Alpine mountainscape. Enjoy some free time here, to breathe the fresh mountain air before returning to Grindelwald. On arrival, we enjoy a fantastic horse-drawn carriage ride through the wintry scenery, sampling glühwein and gingerbread.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Grindelwald
Day 7 - Mürren and the Schilthorn

We travel by rail to the picturesque mountain village of Mürren today. After arriving in the traffic-free village, we continue further into the mountains by cable car, to the peak of the Schilthorn. Once at the summit, you can take in the superb views of the surrounding mountains, and enjoy the Piz Gloria revolving restaurant. You have free time back in Mürren this afternoon before we return to Grindelwald in time for dinner.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Murren
Day 8 - Return home

We leave Switzerland behind today, travelling first to Interlaken before continuing to Basel. From here, we continue to Paris to join the Eurostar back to London.

Includes
  • Breakfast
Return Home

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Departure times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

Mobility information

Due to the nature of our tours they are generally unsuitable for those with restricted mobility. If you’d like to discuss any particular holiday with us in this respect, then please don’t hesitate to call us.

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Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof

Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof, Grindelwald

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