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Jungfrau Express 5-Star All Inclusive at Christmas

8 Days from £2,695per
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(Tour code: GIX19)

Experience the magic of a Swiss Christmas

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.

Highlights
  • Grindelwald
  • Ride on the Grindelwald First cable car system
  • Horse-drawn carriage ride through Grindelwald
  • Mürren
  • The Schilthorn
  • The Jungfrau Express
What’s Included
  • First Class Rail
    Jungfrau Express
  • 5* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Evening Meals
    6 picnic lunches
  • Special Christmas Dinner

Jungfrau Express 5-Star All Inclusive at Christmas 2018Tour Details

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Days 1-2 Colmar
Colmar

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.

Includes:
  • Day 1 - Eurostar Meal, Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 Grindelwald
Grindelwald

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
Day 4 Murren
Murren

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
Day 5 Grindelwald
Grindelwald

At leisure

Enjoy a day at leisure in Grindelwald on Boxing Day. 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
Days 6-7 Jungfrau Railway
Jungfrau Railway

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 7 is free for you to venture out into the beautiful Swiss countryside, using your Swiss Card for reduced fares.

Includes:
  • Day 6 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8 Return Home
Return Home

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

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.

What’s included

An escorted experience and all travel arrangements 

  • The services of a professional UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Exclusive meeting point at our dedicated Departure Office in St Pancras
  • First Class rail travel throughout

Comfortable accommodation in your destination

  • 7 nights' hotel accommodation including 1 outbound overnight stay in Colmar and 6 nights at the Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof in Grindelwald

Delicious meals included

  • 20 meals including 7 breakfasts, 6 picnic lunches and 7 dinners, including a special Christmas dinner
  • Beers, wines and soft drinks included each evening in Grindelwald between 19:00 to 21:00

Exciting excursions and free time to explore

  • Ride on the Grindelwald First cable car system
  • Journey on the Jungfrau Express
  • Excursion to the Schilthorn and to Mürren
  • At leisure in Grindelwald

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.

This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

Julie Pacalon
Julie
Lynne Broadley
Lynne
Helen Laverack
Helen
Kathryn Cambridge
Kathryn
Jungfrau Express 5-Star All Inclusive at Christmas

Experience the magic of a Swiss Christmas

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